1988 Virginia Slims of New England – Doubles

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1988 Virginia Slims of New England
1987 champions   United States Elise Burgin
South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank
Champions   United States Martina Navrátilová
United States Pam Shriver
Runners-up   Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
Final score   6–3, 3–6, 7–5
Events
Singles   Doubles

Elise Burgin and Rosalyn Fairbank were the defending champions but only Fairbank competed that year with Wendy Turnbull.

Fairbank and Turnbull lost in the quarterfinals to Jenny Byrne and Janine Tremelling.

Martina Navrátilová and Pam Shriver won in the final 6–3, 3–6, 7–5 against Gabriela Sabatini and Helena Suková.

Seeds[edit]

Champion seeds are indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which those seeds were eliminated.

  1. United States Martina Navrátilová / United States Pam Shriver (Champions)
  2. Argentina Gabriela Sabatini / Czechoslovakia Helena Suková (Final)
  3. Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko / Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva (Semifinals)
  4. South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank / Australia Wendy Turnbull (Quarterfinals)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

First Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals   Final
1  United States M Navrátilová
 United States P Shriver
6 6    
   United States R Casals
 United States S Collins
3 1       1  United States M Navrátilová
 United States P Shriver
6 6    
   United States C Benjamin
 United States Ca MacGregor
6 7        United States C Benjamin
 United States Ca MacGregor
4 1    
   United States A Henricksson
 United States Cy MacGregor
3 6         1  United States M Navrátilová
 United States P Shriver
6 6    
3  Soviet Union L Savchenko
 Soviet Union N Zvereva
5 7 6       3  Soviet Union L Savchenko
 Soviet Union N Zvereva
2 3    
   United States G Magers
 United States W White
7 5 2     3  Soviet Union L Savchenko
 Soviet Union N Zvereva
7 6  
   United States T Austin
 United States S Rehe
6 6        United States T Austin
 United States S Rehe
6 3    
   United States H Na
 South Africa K Schimper
2 2         1  United States Martina Navrátilová
 United States Pam Shriver
6 3 7
   Canada C Bassett-Seguso
 United States K Rinaldi
1 3         2  Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
 Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
3 6 5
   Australia J Byrne
 Australia J Tremelling
6 6          Australia J Byrne
 Australia J Tremelling
7 6    
   United States L Allen
 Poland I Kuczyńska
2 6 1   4  South Africa R Fairbank
 Australia W Turnbull
6 4    
4  South Africa R Fairbank
 Australia W Turnbull
6 4 6          Australia J Byrne
 Australia J Tremelling
2 3  
   Canada H Kelesi
 United States H Ludloff
6 6         2  Argentina G Sabatini
 Czechoslovakia H Suková
6 6    
   United States L Bartlett
 South Africa M de Swardt
1 1          Canada H Kelesi
 United States H Ludloff
2 3  
   South Africa L Gregory
 United States R Reis
3 4     2  Argentina G Sabatini
 Czechoslovakia H Suková
6 6    
2  Argentina G Sabatini
 Czechoslovakia H Suková
6 6    

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