1990 WTA Tour Championships

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1990 WTA Tour Championships
Date:   November 12 - 18
Edition:   20th
Draw:   16S/8D
Prize money:   $3,000,000
Location:   New York City, United States
Venue:   Madison Square Garden
Champions
Singles
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles
Doubles
United States Kathy Jordan / Australia Elizabeth Sayers
WTA Tour Championships
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The 1990 Virginia Slims Championships was the season-ending women's tennis held at the Madison Square Garden in New York, United States between November 12 and November 18, 1990. Monica Seles won the singles title in the first five set women's final since Elisabeth Moore won the 1901 U.S. National Championships.[1] Seles received $250,000 first-prize money. Martina Navratilova had qualified for the tournament but withdrew in order to undergo a knee operation.[2][3]

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles defeated Argentina Gabriela Sabatini 6–4, 5–7, 3–6, 6–4, 6–2

Doubles[edit]

United States Kathy Jordan / Australia Elizabeth Sayers defeated Argentina Mercedes Paz / Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario, 7–6(7–4), 6–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robin Finn (November 19, 1990). "Seles Outlasts Sabatini". The New York Times. 
  2. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1990). The International Tennis Federation : World of Tennis 1990. London: Willow Books. pp. 173–174. ISBN 9780002183550. 
  3. ^ Diane Pucin (November 19, 1990). "Seles Outlasts Sabatini In Historic 5-set Final". articles.philly.com. Philly.com. 

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