Ken Rosewall beat Ilie Nastase 1-6, 6-4, 7-6, 6-0 in the finals of the $75,000 Hong Kong Classic, and unseeded MARK COX of Great Britain fought off three match points to defeat Manuel Orantes 4-6, 7-5, 7-6 in the $150,000 Stockholm Open.
MILEPOSTS—PRESENTED: The Cy Young Award, for a record-tying third time to JIM PALMER of the Baltimore Orioles, and to RANDY JONES of the San Diego Padres—both pitched 315 innings, more than anyone else in their leagues. Palmer had a 22-13 record and a 2.51 ERA. Jones had a 22-14 record with five shutouts and a 2.74 ERA.
RETIRED: KORNELIA ENDER, 18, of East Germany, who broke 23 world swimming records and won four gold medals in the 1976 Olympics, and Australian swimmer JENNY TURRALL, 16, world record holder in the 1,500.
DIED: BARON GOTTFRIED von CRAMM, 67, a three-time Wimbledon finalist; in an automobile accident; near Cairo. Von Cramm, once the husband of Barbara Hutton, won 82 of 102 Davis Cup matches, the German championship four times and the French championship twice. After World War II he was a two-time winner of the West German championship.
DIED: FRANKIE CARBO, reportedly 72, underworld boxing boss, who was sentenced in 1961 to 25 years on conspiracy and extortion charges for trying to muscle in on earnings of World Welterweight Champion Don Jordan; of complications resulting from diabetes; in Miami Beach.