1987 Italian Open (tennis)

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1987 Italian Open
Date:   11 – 17 May 17 (men)
4 – 10 May 10 (women)
Edition:   44th
Prize money:   $400,000 (men)
$150,000 (women)
Surface:   Clay / Outdoor
Location:   Rome, Italy
Venue:   Foro Italico
Champions
Men's Singles
Sweden Mats Wilander [1]
Women's Singles
West Germany Steffi Graf
Men's Doubles
France Guy Forget / France Yannick Noah [2]
Women's Doubles
United States Martina Navratilova / Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
Italian Open
 < 1986 1988 > 

The 1987 Italian Open was a tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts at the Foro Italico in Rome in Italy that was part of the 1987 Nabisco Grand Prix and of 1987 Virginia Slims World Championship Series. The men's tournament was held from 11 May hrough 17 May 1987 while the women's tournament was held from 4 May through 10 May 1987.[3] Mats Wilander and Steffi Graf won the singles titles.

Winners[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Sweden Mats Wilander defeated Argentina Martín Jaite 6–3, 6–4, 6–4


Women's Singles[edit]

West Germany Steffi Graf defeated Argentina Gabriela Sabatini 7–5, 4–6, 6–0


Men's Doubles[edit]

France Guy Forget / France Yannick Noah defeated Czechoslovakia Miloslav Mečíř / Czechoslovakia Tomáš Šmíd 6–2, 6–7, 6–3


Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Martina Navratilova / Argentina Gabriela Sabatini defeated West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch / Czechoslovakia Helena Suková 6–4, 6–1


References[edit]

  1. ^ "ATP – 1987 Rome Men's Singles draw". ATP. 
  2. ^ "ATP – 1987 Rome Men's Doubles draw". ATP. 
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1988). The International Tennis Federation : World of Tennis 1988. London: Willow Books. pp. 128–129, 196–198. ISBN 9780002182690. 

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