TENNIS—EVONNE GOOLAGONG defeated Renata Tomanova 6-3, 6-3 for the women's singles title of the Czechoslovakia International Open in Prague. She later teamed with fellow Australian ROBERT HOWE to defeat Bulgarians Stoyan Velev and Yulia Berberina 6-4, 6-3 for the mixed doubles crown. Czechoslovakia's FRANTISEK PALA topped Janos Benyik 8-6, 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 for the men's individual event.
Third-seeded ARTHUR ASHE won his first major tournament since April with a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Tom Okker, in the $75,000 Washington Star-News International Open.
Chris Evert defeated second-seeded Linda Tuero 6-0, 6-0 to win the Marie O. Clark Memorial Tournament in Cleveland. Evert's victory earned her the $5,000 winner's prize.
Ferdi Taygan of Framingham, Mass. took the 18-and-under division of the USLTA national clay-court championships. He defeated Butch Walts of Fresno, Calif. 6-4, 6-4. KATHY MAY of Beverly Hills, Calif. downed Patty Schoolman of Fairport, N.Y. 6-2, 6-4 for the girls' title.
In Charleston, W. Va. Jeanne Evert lost to BETSY NAGELSEN, of St. Petersburg, Fla. 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 in the national girls' 16-and-under tournament (page 18).
Californians dominated the Western junior and boys' championships as BILLY MARTIN of Palos Verdes beat Jack Gorsuch of Bridgeton, Mo. 6-2, 6-3, 6-3 for the juniors' (18-and-under) title and HOWARD SCHOENFIELD of Beverly Hills defeated townsman Perry Wright 7-5, 6-2 for the boys' (16-and-under) crown.
India's VIJAY AMRITRAJ carried a string of upsets through the finals with a 7-5, 2-6, 7-5 win over Jimmy Connors in the $25,000 Volvo International at Bretton Woods, N.H.
TRACK & FIELD—In a dual meet between the U.S.S.R. and U.S., both the RUSSIAN men (121-112) and women (95-51) won at Minsk (page 47).
Meanwhile, the U.S. men won a junior meet 123-108 and the American women lost 74-71 to the U.S.S.R. Illinois high school distance star CRAIG VIRGIN posted a 13:58.2 win in the 5,000 meters.
Olympic champion ANNELIE EHRHART broke her own world record of 12.5 in the 100-meter hurdles by .2 second in Dresden, East Germany.