1993 WTA Tour

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1993 WTA Tour
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Details
Duration December 29, 1992 – November 15, 1993
Edition 23rd
Tournaments 60
Categories Grand Slam (4)
WTA Championships
WTA Tier I (8)
WTA Tier II (19)
WTA Tier III (13)
WTA Tier IV (15)
Achievements
Most tournament titles Germany Steffi Graf (10)
Most tournament finals Germany Steffi Graf (14)
Prize money leader Germany Steffi Graf $2,821,337
Points leader Germany Steffi Graf 409.00
Awards
Player of the year Germany Steffi Graf
Doubles Team of the year United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
Most improved player of the year Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva
Newcomer of the year Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Iva Majoli
Comeback player of the year Australia Elizabeth Smylie
1992
1994

The WTA Tour is the elite tour for professional women's tennis organised by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA). The WTA Tour includes the four Grand Slam tournaments, the WTA Tour Championships and the WTA Tier I, Tier II, Tier III and Tier IV events. ITF tournaments are not part of the WTA Tour, although they award points for the WTA World Ranking.

Schedule[edit]

The table below shows the 1993 WTA Tour schedule.

Key
Grand Slam events
Year-end championships
WTA Tier I events
WTA Tier II events
WTA Tier III events
WTA Tier IV events
Team events

January[edit]

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semi finalists Quarter finalists
29 December Hyundai Hopman Cup
Perth, Australia
ITF Mixed Teams Championships
A$1,000,000 – Hard (i) – 12 teams
 Germany
2–1
 Spain  France
 Czech Republic
 Ukraine
 United States
 Switzerland
 Australia
4 January Danone Hardcourt Championships
Brisbane, Australia
Tier III event
$150,000 - Hard - 56S/32Q/28D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Spain Conchita Martínez
6-3, 6-4
Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva Australia Michelle Jaggard-Lai
Chinese Taipei Shi-Ting Wang
Mexico Angélica Gavaldón
France Noëlle van Lottum
Argentina Florencia Labat
Australia Rachel McQuillan
Spain Conchita Martínez
Latvia Larisa Savchenko

6-2, 6-2
United States Shannan McCarthy
United States Kimberly Po
11 January Melbourne Open
Melbourne, Australia
Tier IV event
$100,000 - Hard - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
South Africa Amanda Coetzer
6-2, 6-3
Japan Naoko Sawamatsu Australia Louise Field
United States Linda Harvey-Wild
France Alexandra Fusai
Latvia Larisa Savchenko
United States Debbie Graham
Australia Nicole Provis
Australia Nicole Provis
France Nathalie Tauziat

6-2, 6-2
United States Cammy MacGregor
United States Shaun Stafford
Peters NSW Open
Sydney, Australia
Tier II event
$275,000 - Hard - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Jennifer Capriati
6-1, 6-4
Germany Anke Huber Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
United States Amy Frazier
Germany Barbara Rittner
United States Pam Shriver
United States Tami Whitlinger
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
United States Pam Shriver
Australia Elizabeth Smylie

6-2, 6-2
United States Lori McNeil
Australia Rennae Stubbs
18 January
25 January
Australian Open
Melbourne, Australia
Grand Slam
$2,400,000 - Hard - 128S/64Q/64D/32X
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw - Mixed Doubles Draw
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles
4-6, 6-3, 6-2
Germany Steffi Graf Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
France Julie Halard
France Mary Pierce
United States Mary Joe Fernández
United States Jennifer Capriati
United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva

6-4, 6-3
United States Pam Shriver
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Australia Todd Woodbridge

7-5, 6-4
United States Zina Garrison
United States Rick Leach

February[edit]

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semi finalists Quarter finalists
1 February Amyway CLassic
Auckland, New Zealand
Tier IV event
$100,000 - Hard - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
South Africa Elna Reinach
6-0, 6-0
United States Caroline Kuhlman Argentina Inés Gorrochategui
Germany Karin Kschwendt
United Kingdom Clare Wood
United States Ginger Helgeson
Germany Angela Kerek
Czech Republic Andrea Strnadová
France Isabelle Demongeot
South Africa Elna Reinach

6-2, 6-4
Canada Jill Hetherington
United States Kathy Rinaldi
Toray Pan Pacific Open
Tokyo, Japan
Tier I event
$750,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Martina Navratilova
6-2, 6-2
Latvia Larisa Savchenko Germany Steffi Graf
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Japan Yone Kamio
France Nathalie Tauziat
United States Pam Shriver
Japan Rika Hiraki
United States Navratilova
Czech Republic Helena Suková

6-2, 6-4
United States Lori McNeil
Australia Rennae Stubbs
8 February Virginia Slims of Chicago
Chicago, IL, USA
Tier II event
$375,000 - Carpet (i) - 28S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles
3-6, 6-2, 6-1
United States Martina Navratilova United States Mary Joe Fernández
Bulgaria Katerina Maleeva
Netherlands Brenda Schultz
Croatia Iva Majoli
United States Pam Shriver
United States Zina Garrison-Jackson
United States Katrina Adams
United States Zina Garrison-Jackson

7-6, 6-3
United States Amy Frazier
United States Kimberly Po
World Ladies in Osaka
Osaka, Japan
Tier III event
$150,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
6-3, 6-2
Japan Kimiko Date France Pascale Paradis-Mangon
Peru Laura Gildemeister
Chinese Taipei Shi-Ting Wang
Japan Misumi Miyauchi
Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
Latvia Larisa Savchenko
Czech Republic Jana Novotná

6-1, 6-3
Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva
Switzerland Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
15 February IGA Tennis Classic
Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Tier III event
$150,000 - Hard (i) - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Zina Garrison-Jackson
6-2, 6-2
United States Patty Fendick Australia Nicole Provis
United States Tami Whitlinger
United States Linda Harvey-Wild
United States Meredith McGrath
Mexico Angélica Gavaldón
Italy Linda Ferrando
United States Patty Fendick
United States Zina Garrison-Jackson

6-3, 6-2
United States Katrina Adams
Netherlands Manon Bollegraf
Open Gaz de France
Paris, France
Tier II event
$375,000 - Hard (i) - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Martina Navratilova
6-3, 4-6, 7-6(3)
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles Spain Conchita Martínez
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
France Mary Pierce
Germany Karin Kschwendt
France Nathalie Tauziat
France Julie Halard
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Czech Republic Andrea Strnadová

7-6, 6-2
United Kingdom Jo Durie
France Catherine Suire
22 February Matrix Essential Evert Cup
Indian Wells, CA, USA
Tier II event
$375,000 - Hard - 56S/32Q/28D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Mary Joe Fernández
3-6, 6-1, 7-6(6)
South Africa Amanda Coetzer Czech Republic Helena Suková
Netherlands Stephanie Rottier
United States Lindsay Davenport
Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva
Australia Nicole Provis
Netherlands Miriam Oremans
Australia Rennae Stubbs
Czech Republic Helena Suková

6-3, 6-4
United States Ann Grossman
Canada Patricia Hy
International Austrian Indoors Championships
Linz, Austria
Tier III event
$150,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Switzerland Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
6-2, 1-0 RET
Spain Conchita Martínez Georgia (country) Leila Meskhi
Austria Judith Wiesner
Germany Wiltrud Probst
Italy Natalia Baudone
Netherlands Kristie Boogert
France Pascale Paradis-Mangon
Russia Eugenia Maniokova
Georgia (country) Leila Meskhi

W/O
Spain Conchita Martínez
Austria Judith Wiesner

March[edit]

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semi finalists Quarter finalists
1 March Virginia Slims of Florida
Delray Beach, FL, USA
Tier II event
$375,000 - Hard - 56S/32Q/28D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Germany Steffi Graf
6-4, 6-3
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Germany Anke Huber
South Africa Amanda Coetzer
United States Zina Garrison-Jackson
United States Mary Joe Fernández
United States Lindsay Davenport
Germany Barbara Rittner
United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva

6-2, 6-2
Latvia Larisa Savchenko
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
8 March
15 March
Lipton Championships
Miami, FL, USA
Tier I event
$900,000 - Hard - 96S/64Q/48D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6-4, 3-6, 6-3
Germany Steffi Graf Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
Japan Kimiko Date
France Nathalie Tauziat
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
United States Mary Joe Fernández
Georgia (country) Leila Meskhi
Latvia Larisa Savchenko
Czech Republic Jana Novotná

6-2, 7-5
Canada Jill Hetherington
United States Kathy Rinaldi
22 March Virginia Slims of Houston
Houston, TX, USA
Tier II event
$375,000 - Clay - 28S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Spain Conchita Martínez
6-3, 6-2
Germany Sabine Hack Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Italy Anna-Maria Cecchini
Argentina Patricia Tarabini
Slovakia Radomira Zrubáková
Belarus Tatiana Ignatieva
United States Katrina Adams
Netherlands Manon Bollegraf

6-3, 5-7, 7-6
Russia Eugenia Maniokova
Slovakia Radomira Zrubáková
Light 'n' Lively Doubles Championships
Florida, USA
$175,000 - Clay - 8D
Doubles Draw
United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva

7-5, 6-3
Latvia Larisa Savchenko
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
United States Lori McNeil / Australia Rennae Stubbs
United States Pam Shriver / Australia Elizabeth Smylie
United States Tracy Austin / South Africa Elna Reinach
South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank / United States Patty Fendick
Canada Jill Hetherington / United States Kathy Rinaldi
United States Sandy Collins / United States Stephanie Rehe
29 March Family Circle Magazine Cup
Hilton Head, SC, USA
Tier I event
$750,000 - Clay (Green) - 56S/28Q/32D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Germany Steffi Graf
7-6, 6-1
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
United States Jennifer Capriati
United States Chanda Rubin
Bulgaria Katerina Maleeva
South Africa Amanda Coetzer
Germany Sabine Hack
United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva

6-3, 6-1
United States Katrina Adams
Netherlands Manon Bollegraf

April[edit]

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semi finalists Quarter finalists
5 April Bausch & Lomb Championships
Amelia Island, FL, USA
Tier II event
$375,000 - Clay (Green) - 56S/32Q/28D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6-2, 5-7, 6-2
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini Switzerland Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
South Africa Amanda Coetzer
United States Shaun Stafford
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
United States Jennifer Capriati
Georgia (country) Leila Meskhi
Switzerland Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
Georgia (country) Leila Meskhi

3-6, 6-3, 6-4
South Africa Amanda Coetzer
Argentina Inés Gorrochategui
Japan Open
Tokyo, Japan
Tier III event
$150,000 - Hard - 30S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Japan Kimiko Date
6-1, 6-3
Netherlands Stephanie Rottier Australia Nicole Provis
Japan Mana Endo
Netherlands Miriam Oremans
United States Pam Shriver
Australia Michelle Jaggard-Lai
United States Patty Fendick
Japan Ei Iida
Japan Maya Kidowaki

6-2, 4-6, 6-4
China Fang Li
Japan Kyōko Nagatsuka
12 April Volvo Women's Open
Pattaya City, Thailand
Tier IV event
$100,000 - Hard - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Indonesia Yayuk Basuki
6-3, 6-1
United States Marianne Werdel United States Patty Fendick
Netherlands Stephanie Rottier
Canada Helen Kelesi
Germany Wiltrud Probst
United States Nicole Arendt
France Sandrine Testud
United States Cammy MacGregor
France Catherine Suire

6-3, 7-6
United States Patty Fendick
United States Meredith McGrath
19 April Women's Open Malaysia
Kuala Lampur, Malaysia
Tier IV event
$100,000 - Hard - 30S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Australia Nicole Provis
6-3, 6-2
United States Ann Grossman United States Patty Fendick
Netherlands Stephanie Rottier
France Pascale Paradis-Mangon
Indonesia Romana Tedjakusuma
Indonesia Yayuk Basuki
Canada Helen Kelesi
United States Patty Fendick
United States Meredith McGrath

6-4, 7-6
United States Nicole Arendt
Australia Kristine Radford
Barcelona Ladies Open
Barcelona, Spain
Tier II event
$375,000 - Clay - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6-1, 6-4
Spain Conchita Martínez South Africa Amanda Coetzer
Germany Sabine Hack
France Mary Pierce
Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva
Italy Federica Bonsignori
Italy Laura Golarsa
Spain Conchita Martínez
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario

4-6, 6-1, 6-0
Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva
Switzerland Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
26 April Indonesian Women's Open
Jakarta, Indonesia
Tier IV event
$100,000 - Hard - 30S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Indonesia Yayuk Basuki
6-4, 6-4
United States Ann Grossman United States Nicole Arendt
Australia Michelle Jaggard-Lai
Netherlands Kristie Boogert
Netherlands Linda Niemantsverdriet
Australia Kristin Godridge
Slovakia Katarína Studeníková
United States Nicole Arendt
Australia Kristine Radford

6-3, 6-4
United States Amy de Lone
United States Erika de Lone
Citizen Cup
Hamburg, Germany
Tier II event
$375,000 - Clay - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6-3, 6-3
Germany Steffi Graf Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles
Switzerland Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
Germany Anke Huber
Bulgaria Katerina Maleeva
Germany Steffi Graf
Australia Rennae Stubbs

6-4, 7-6
Latvia Larisa Savchenko
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Ilva Trophy
Taranto, Italy
Tier IV event
$100,000 - Clay - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Netherlands Brenda Schultz
7-6, 6-2
United States Debbie Graham Italy Linda Ferrando
France Alexandra Fusai
Italy Francesca Romano
Italy Silvia Farina
Croatia Nadine Ercegovic
Italy Anna-Maria Cecchini
United States Debbie Graham
Netherlands Brenda Schultz

6-0, 6-4
Czech Republic Petra Langrová
Argentina Mercedes Paz

May[edit]

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semi finalists Quarter finalists
3 May Campionati Internazionali D'Italia
Rome, Italy
Tier I event
$750,000 - Clay - 56S/32Q/28D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Spain Conchita Martínez
7-5, 6-1
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
United States Mary Joe Fernández
United States Jennifer Capriati
Italy Maria-Francesca Bentivoglio
Germany Anke Huber
United States Martina Navratilova
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario

6-4, 6-2
United States Mary Joe Fernández
United States Zina Garrison-Jackson
Belgian Ladies Open
Liege, Belgium
Tier IV event
$100,000 - Clay - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Czech Republic Radka Bobková
6-3, 4-6, 6-2
Germany Karin Kschwendt France Catherine Mothes-Jobkel
France Alexandra Fusai
Poland Katarzyna Nowak
Sweden Cecilia Dahlman
Ukraine Elena Brioukhovets
Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Czech Republic Radka Bobková
Argentina María José Gaidano

6-4, 2-6, 7-6
Belgium Ann DeVries
Belgium Dominique Monami
10 May German Open
Berlin, Germany
Tier I event
$750,000 - Clay - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Germany Steffi Graf
7-6, 2-6, 6-4
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini United States Mary Joe Fernández
Spain Conchita Martínez
Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva
France Nathalie Tauziat
Netherlands Brenda Schultz
Germany Anke Huber
United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva

6-1, 6-3
United States Debbie Graham
Netherlands Brenda Schultz
17 May European Open
Lucerne, Switzerland
Tier III event
$150,000 - Hard - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Lindsay Davenport
6-1, 4-6, 6-2
Australia Nicole Provis Italy Linda Ferrando
Germany Sabine Hack
Switzerland Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
Germany Claudia Porwik
United States Caroline Kuhlman
Czech Republic Helena Suková
United States Mary Joe Fernández
Czech Republic Helena Suková

6-2, 6-4
United States Lindsay Davenport
United States Marianne Werdel
Belgian Ladies Open
Strasbourg, France
Tier III event
$150,000 - Clay - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Japan Naoko Sawamatsu
4-6, 6-1, 6-3
Austria Judith Wiesner Czech Republic Jana Novotná
France Sandrine Testud
Argentina Florencia Labat
United States Ginger Helgeson
Japan Mana Endo
France Pascale Paradis-Mangon
United States Shaun Stafford
Hungary Andrea Temesvári

6-7, 6-3, 6-4
Canada Jill Hetherington
United States Kathy Rinaldi
24 May
31 May
French Open
Paris, France
Grand Slam
$3,456,143 - Clay - 128S/64Q/64D/48X
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw - Mixed Doubles Draw - Girls' Singles Draw
Germany Steffi Graf
4-6, 6-2, 6-4
United States Mary Joe Fernández Germany Anke Huber
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
United States Jennifer Capriati
Spain Conchita Martínez
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva

6-3, 7-5
Latvia Larisa Savchenko
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Russia Eugenia Maniokova
Russia Andrei Olhovskiy

6-2, 4-6, 6-4
South Africa Elna Reinach
South Africa Danie Visser

June[edit]

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semi finalists Quarter finalists
7 June DFS Classic
Birmingham, Great Britain
Tier III event
$150,000 - Grass- 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Lori McNeil
6-4, 2-6, 6-3
United States Zina Garrison-Jackson Latvia Larisa Savchenko
United States Chanda Rubin
Australia Kristine Radford
France Nathalie Tauziat
United States Pam Shriver
Italy Laura Golarsa
United States Lori McNeil
United States Martina Navratilova

6-3, 6-4
United States Pam Shriver
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
14 June Volkswagen Cup
Eastbourne, Great Britain
Tier II event
$375,000 - Grass - 64S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Martina Navratilova
2-6, 6-2, 6-3
Netherlands Miriam Oremans United States Patty Fendick
United States Lori McNeil
United States Gigi Fernández
United States Ginger Helgeson
Czech Republic Helena Suková
France Nathalie Tauziat
United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva

2-6, 7-5, 6-1
Latvia Larisa Savchenko
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
21 June
28 June
Wimbledon Championships
London, Great Britain
Grand Slam
$3,312,302 - Grass - 128S/64Q/64D/64X
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw - Mixed Doubles Draw
Germany Steffi Graf
7-6, 1-6, 6-4
Czech Republic Jana Novotná Spain Conchita Martínez
United States Martina Navratilova
United States Jennifer Capriati
Czech Republic Helena Suková
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva

6-4, 6-7, 6-4
Latvia Larisa Savchenko
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
United States Martina Navratilova
Australia Mark Woodforde

6-3, 6-4
Netherlands Manon Bollegraf
Netherlands Tom Nijssen

July[edit]

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semi finalists Quarter finalists
5 July Torneo Internazionale Femminile di Palermo
Palermo, Italy
Tier IV event
$100,000 - Clay - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Czech Republic Radka Bobková
6-3, 6-2
France Mary Pierce Italy Anna-Maria Cecchini
Argentina Patricia Tarabini
Belgium Dominique Monami
Italy Marzia Grossi
Romania Irina Spîrlea
Switzerland Emanuela Zardo
Germany Karin Kschwendt
Ukraine Natalia Medvedeva

6-4, 7-6
Italy Silvia Farina
Netherlands Brenda Schultz
12 July Citreon Cup
Kitzbühel, Austria
Tier III event
$150,000 - Clay - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Germany Anke Huber
6-4, 6-1
Austria Judith Wiesner Germany Sabine Hack
Switzerland Emanuela Zardo
Spain Virginia Ruano Pascual
Argentina Florencia Labat
Austria Barbara Schett
France Mary Pierce
China Fang Li
Belgium Dominique Monami

6-2, 6-1
Croatia Maja Murić
Czech Republic Pavlína Rajzlová
BVV Prague
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Tier IV event
$100,000 - Hard - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Ukraine Natalia Medvedeva
6-3, 6-2
Germany Meike Babel Netherlands Nicole Krijger-Jagerman
Argentina Patricia Tarabini
Argentina Inés Gorrochategui
Czech Republic Andrea Strnadová
Canada Helen Kelesi
Italy Linda Ferrando
Argentina Inés Gorrochategui
Argentina Patricia Tarabini

6-2, 6-1
Italy Laura Golarsa
Netherlands Caroline Vis
19 July Fed Cup
Frankfurt, Germany
Team event
Clay
 Spain
3-0
 Australia
 France
 Argentina
 Finland
 United States
 Czech Republic
 Netherlands
26 July Puerto Rico Open
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Tier III event
$150,000 - Hard - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Linda Harvey-Wild
6-3, 5-7, 6-3
United States Ann Grossman Mexico Angélica Gavaldón
United States Debbie Graham
Paraguay Rossana de los Ríos
Italy Laura Golarsa
United States Audra Keller
Romania Cătălina Cristea
United States Debbie Graham
United States Ann Grossman

5-7, 7-5, 7-5
United States Gigi Fernández
Australia Rennae Stubbs
San Marino Open
San Marino, San Marino
Tier IV event
$100,000 - Clay - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Italy Marzia Grossi
3-6, 7-5, 6-1
Germany Barbara Rittner South Africa Joannette Kruger
Germany Meike Babel
Italy Maria-Francesca Bentivoglio
Belgium Sandra Wasserman
Argentina Florencia Labat
Italy Anna-Maria Cecchini
Italy Anna-Maria Cecchini
Argentina Patricia Tarabini

6-3, 6-2
Argentina Florencia Labat
Germany Barbara Rittner
Acura US Harcourts
Stratton Mountain, VT, USA
Tier II event
$375,000 - Hard - 30S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Spain Conchita Martínez
6-3, 6-2
United States Zina Garrison-Jackson Switzerland Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
Austria Beate Reinstadler
United States Jolene Watanabe
United States Tami Whitlinger
Czech Republic Helena Suková
Germany Claudia Porwik
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
Czech Republic Helena Suková

6-1, 6-2
Switzerland Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
Argentina Mercedes Paz

August[edit]

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semi finalists Quarter finalists
2 August Mazda Tennis Classic
San Diego, CA, USA
Tier II event
$375,000 - Hard - 64S/32Q/28D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Germany Steffi Graf
6-4, 4-6, 6-1
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Spain Conchita Martínez
Germany Marketa Kochta
France Mary Pierce
Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva
Kazakhstan Elena Likhovtseva
United States Ann Grossman
United States Gigi Fernández
Czech Republic Helena Suková

6-4, 6-3
United States Pam Shriver
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
9 August Virginia Slims of Los Angeles
Manhattan Beach, CA, United States
Tier II event
$375,000 - Hard - 56S/32Q/28D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Martina Navratilova
7-5, 7-6
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario United States Lori McNeil
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
United States Zina Garrison-Jackson
Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva
United States Kimberly Po
South Africa Amanda Coetzer
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Czech Republic Helena Suková

7-6, 6-3
United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
16 August Matidee LTD, International
Toronto, Canada
Tier I event
$750,000 - Hard - 56S/32Q/28D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Germany Steffi Graf
6-1, 0-6, 6-3
United States Jennifer Capriati Switzerland Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
France Nathalie Tauziat
United States Mary Joe Fernández
France Julie Halard
Germany Anke Huber
Latvia Larisa Savchenko
Czech Republic Jana Novotná

6-1, 6-2
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Czech Republic Helena Suková
23 August OTB International Tennis Open
Schenectady, NY, USA
Tier III event
$150,000 - Hard - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Latvia Larisa Savchenko
6-3, 7-5
Ukraine Natalia Medvedeva France Nathalie Tauziat
Germany Meike Babel
United States Ginger Helgeson
Austria Judith Wiesner
Georgia (country) Leila Meskhi
Sweden Åsa Carlsson
Australia Rachel McQuillan
Germany Claudia Porwik

4-6, 6-4, 6-2
Argentina Florencia Labat
Germany Barbara Rittner
30 August
6 September
US Open
New York, USA
Grand Slam
$3,967,250 - Hard - 128S/64Q/64D/32X
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw - Mixed Doubles Draw
Germany Steffi Graf
6-3, 6-3
Czech Republic Helena Suková Switzerland Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
Japan Kimiko Date
Bulgaria Katerina Maleeva
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Czech Republic Helena Suková

6-4, 6-2
South Africa Amanda Coetzer
Argentina Inés Gorrochategui
Czech Republic Helena Suková
Australia Todd Woodbridge

6-3, 6-4
United States Martina Navratilova
Australia Mark Woodforde

September[edit]

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semi finalists Quarter finalists
13 September Digital Open
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Tier IV event
$100,000 - Hard - 32S/24Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Chinese Taipei Shi-Ting Wang
6-4, 3-6, 7-5
United States Marianne Werdel Canada Patricia Hy
United States Caroline Kuhlman
United States Erika de Lone
Australia Michelle Jaggard-Lai
United States Debbie Graham
Australia Kristine Radford
Germany Karin Kschwendt
Australia Rachel McQuillan

1-6, 7-6, 6-2
United States Debbie Graham
United States Marianne Werdel
20 September Nichirei International
Tokyo, Japan
Tier II event
$375,000 - Hard - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
South Africa Amanda Coetzer
6-3, 6-2
Japan Kimiko Date Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
France Julie Halard
United States Amy Frazier
Peru Laura Arraya
United States Lindsay Davenport
United States Marianne Werdel
United States Raymond
United States Chanda Rubin

6-4, 6-1
South Africa Coetzer
United States Harvey-Wild
27 September Volkswagen Card Cup
Leipzig, Germany
Tier II event
$375,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Germany Steffi Graf
6-2, 6-0
Czech Republic Jana Novotná Austria Judith Wiesner
Spain Conchita Martínez
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
Germany Barbara Rittner
Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva
United States Patty Fendick
United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva

6-3, 6-2
Latvia Larisa Savchenko
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
Sapporo Ladies Open
Sapporo, Japan
Tier IV event
$100,000 - Hard - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Linda Harvey-Wild
6-4, 6-3
Romania Irina Spîrlea France Noëlle van Lottum
United States Lisa Raymond
Japan Mana Endo
United States Shaun Stafford
Japan Yone Kamio
Belgium Dominique Monami
Indonesia Yayuk Basuki
Japan Nana Miyagi

6-4, 6-2
Japan Yone Kamio
Japan Naoko Kijimuta

October[edit]

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semi finalists Quarter finalists
4 October Barilla Indoors
Zürich, Switzerland
Tier I event
$750,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Switzerland Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
6-3, 7-6
United States Martina Navratilova Bulgaria Magdalena Maleeva
Netherlands Stephanie Rottier
Netherlands Miriam Oremans
France Nathalie Tauziat
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
United States Sandra Cacic
United States Zina Garrison-Jackson
United States Martina Navratilova

6-3, 5-7, 6-3
United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
P&G Taiwan Women's Tennis Open
Taiwan, Taipei
Tier IV event
$100,000 - Hard - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Chinese Taipei Shi-Ting Wang
6-1, 7-6
United States Linda Harvey-Wild United States Shaun Stafford
Romania Cătălina Cristea
France Alexandra Fusai
Australia Danielle Jones
Australia Kristin Godridge
Germany Karin Kschwendt
Indonesia Yayuk Basuki
Japan Nana Miyagi

6-4, 6-2
Australia Jo-Anne Faull
Australia Kristine Radford
11 October Open Languedoc Roussillon
Montpellier, France
Tier IV event
$100,000 - Hard - 30S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Kazakhstan Elena Likhovtseva
6-3, 6-4
Belgium Dominique Monami Slovakia Janette Husárová
Belgium Sabine Appelmans
Belgium Els Callens
France Karine Quentrec
United States Meredith McGrath
Austria Barbara Schett
United States Meredith McGrath
Germany Claudia Porwik

6-4, 6-2
Slovakia Janette Husárová
Belgium Dominique Monami
Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
Filderstadt, Germany
Tier II event
$375,000 - Hard (i) - 30S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
France Mary Pierce
6-3, 6-3
Belarus Natasha Zvereva France Nathalie Tauziat
United States Zina Garrison-Jackson
United States Martina Navratilova
Ukraine Natalia Medvedeva
Germany Barbara Rittner
Spain Conchita Martínez
United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva

7-6, 6-4
United States Patty Fendick
United States Martina Navratilova
18 October Budapest Open
Budapest, Hungary
Tier III event
$150,000 - Hard - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Zina Garrison-Jackson
7-5, 6-2
Belgium Sabine Appelmans France Julie Halard
Slovakia Katarína Studeníková
Argentina Inés Gorrochategui
Finland Nanne Dahlman
Belgium Laurence Courtois
Austria Judith Wiesner
Argentina Inés Gorrochategui
Netherlands Caroline Vis

6-1, 6-3
Italy Anna-Maria Cecchini
Argentina Patricia Tarabini
Autoglass Classic
Brighton, Great Britain
Tier II event
$375,000 - Carpet - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
6-2, 6-4
Germany Anke Huber United States Patty Fendick
France Mary Pierce
South Africa Elna Reinach
Bulgaria Katerina Maleeva
United Kingdom Clare Wood
Germany Christina Singer
Italy Laura Golarsa
Ukraine Natalia Medvedeva

6-3, 1-6, 6-4
Germany Anke Huber
Latvia Larisa Savchenko
25 October Bancesa Classic
Curitiba, Brazil
Tier IV event
$100,000 - Clay - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Germany Sabine Hack
6-2, 6-0
Argentina Florencia Labat Romania Ruxandra Dragomir
Romania Irina Spîrlea
Germany Maja Zivec-Skulj
Argentina Paola Suárez
Croatia Nadine Ercegovic
Spain Eva Jimenez-Sanz
Germany Sabine Hack
Germany Veronika Martinek

6-2, 7-6
Brazil Claudia Chabalgoity
Brazil Andrea Vieira
Nokia Grand Prix
Essen, Germany
Tier II event
$375,000 - Hard (i) - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Ukraine Natalia Medvedeva
6-7, 7-5, 6-4
Spain Conchita Martínez Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Belgium Sabine Appelmans
France Mary Pierce
South Africa Elna Reinach
Switzerland Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
Bulgaria Katerina Maleeva
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Czech Republic Helena Suková

7-6, 6-2
Germany Wiltrud Probst
Germany Christina Singer

November[edit]

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semi finalists Quarter finalists
1 November Bell Challenge
Quebec City, Canada
Tier III event
$150,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
France Nathalie Tauziat
6-4, 6-1
Bulgaria Katerina Maleeva Canada Patricia Hy
Canada Helen Kelesi
United States Debbie Graham
Mexico Angélica Gavaldón
United States Linda Harvey-Wild
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
United States Katrina Adams
Netherlands Manon Bollegraf

6-4, 6-4
Bulgaria Katerina Maleeva
France Nathalie Tauziat
Bank of the West Classic
Oakland, CA, USA
Tier II event
$375,000 - Carpet (i) - 28S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Martina Navratilova
6-2, 7-6
United States Zina Garrison-Jackson United States Lindsay Davenport
United States Lori McNeil
Croatia Iva Majoli
United States Caroline Kuhlman
United States Ann Grossman
United States Mary Joe Fernández
United States Patty Fendic
United States Meredith McGrath

6-2, 6-0
South Africa Amanda Coetzer
Argentina Inés Gorrochategui
8 November Virginia Slims of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Tier I event
$750,000 - Supreme (i) - 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Spain Conchita Martínez
6-3, 6-3
Germany Steffi Graf United States Kimberly Po
United States Amy Frazier
South Africa Amanda Coetzer
United States Zina Garrison-Jackson
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
United States Katrina Adams
Netherlands Manon Bollegraf

6-2, 4-6, 7-6
Spain Conchita Martínez
Latvia Larisa Savchenko
15 November Virginia Slims Championships
New York, NY, USA
Year-End Championships
$3,708,500 - Supreme (i) - 16S/8D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Germany Steffi Graf
6-1, 6-4, 3-6, 6-1
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Germany Anke Huber
France Mary Pierce
South Africa Amanda Coetzer
Spain Conchita Martínez
United States Martina Navratilova
Czech Republic Jana Novotná
United States Gigi Fernández
Belarus Natasha Zvereva

6-3, 7-5
Latvia Larisa Savchenko
Czech Republic Jana Novotná

Statistical Information[edit]

List of players and titles won, last name alphabetically:

The following players won their first title:

Rankings[edit]

Below are the 1993 WTA year-end rankings in both singles and doubles competition:

Singles Year-end Ranking[1]
No Player Name Points 1992 Change
1  Steffi Graf (GER) 409.1746 2 +1
2  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (ESP) 243.5556 4 +2
3  Martina Navratilova (USA) 221.4989 5 +2
4  Conchita Martínez (ESP) 192.3314 8 +4
5  Gabriela Sabatini (ARG) 146.4048 3 -2
6  Jana Novotná (CZE) 145.1179 10 +4
7  Mary Joe Fernández (USA) 138.2162 6 -1
8  Monica Seles (YUG) 133.5178 1 -7
9  Jennifer Capriati (USA) 126.3750 7 -2
10  Anke Huber (GER) 124.5625 11 +1
11  Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere (SUI) 103.5505 9 -2
12  Mary Pierce (FRA) 93.6875 13 +1
13  Kimiko Date (JPN) 89.2917 21 +9
14  Zina Garrison (USA) 86.2291 18 +4
15  Amanda Coetzer (RSA) 85.8500 17 +2
16  Magdalena Maleeva (BUL) 84.9667 20 +4
17  Helena Suková (CZE) 82.0698 12 -5
18  Nathalie Tauziat (FRA) 79.8320 14 -4
19  Natalia Zvereva (BLR) 73.0000 23 +4
20  Lindsay Davenport (USA) 63.8125 159 +139
Doubles Year-end Ranking[2]
No Player Name Points 1992 Change
1  Gigi Fernández (USA) 390.4866 6 +5
2  Helena Suková (CZE) 372.8846 1 -1
3  Natasha Zvereva (BLR) 367.8698 2 -1
4  Jana Novotná (CZE) 306.9450 4 =
5  Larisa Neiland (LAT) 266.3064 5 =
6  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (ESP) 264.7767 3 -3
7  Pam Shriver (USA) 196.8319 7 =
8  Rennae Stubbs (AUS) 196.8024 13 +5
9  Elizabeth Smylie (AUS) 181.9737 55 +46
10  Conchita Martínez (ESP) 174.5000 8 -2
11  Martina Navratilova (USA) 174.5000 9 -2
12  Lori McNeil (USA) 172.6210 14 +2
13  Zina Garrison (USA) 168.4706 10 -3
14  Patty Fendick (USA) 163.3963 16 +2
15  Mary Joe Fernández (USA) 149.0833 11 -4
16  Katrina Adams (USA) 145.5000 18 -2
17  Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere (SUI) 141.7857 264 +247
18  Manon Bollegraf (NED) 134.5909 19 +1
19  Inés Gorrochategui (ARG) 133.5238 36 +17
20  Amanda Coetzer (RSA) 132.6000 27 +7

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hill, James (2011-11-11). "Corel WTA Tour Rankings Rank Date: 23 November 1993". WTA. Retrieved 2011-05-24. 
  2. ^ Hill, James (2011-11-11). "Corel WTA Tour Rankings Rank Date: 23 November 1993". WTA. Retrieved 2011-05-24.