1999 WTA Tour Championships

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1999 WTA Tour Championships
Date:   November 15 - November 21
Edition:   29th
Category:   Year-end championships
Draw:   16S/8D
Prize money:   $2,000,000
Surface:   Carpet / indoor
Location:   New York City, United States
Venue:   Madison Square Garden
Champions
Singles
United States Lindsay Davenport
Doubles
Switzerland Martina Hingis / Russia Anna Kournikova
WTA Tour Championships
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The 1999 WTA Tour Championships, also known by its sponsored name The Chase Championships was a women's tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts at the Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York in the United States. It was the 29th edition of the year-end singles championships, the 24th edition of the year-end doubles championships, and was part of the 1999 WTA Tour. The tournament was held from November 15 through November 21, 1999. Second-seeded Lindsay Davenport won the singles event and earned $500,000 first-prize money.[1][2] The tournament discarded the best-of-five-set final which it had used since 1984 and reverted back to a best-of-three-set final.[3]

Champions[edit]

Singles[edit]

United States Lindsay Davenport defeated Switzerland Martina Hingis, 6–4, 6–2

  • It was Davenport's 7th title of the year and the 26th of her career.

Doubles[edit]

Switzerland Martina Hingis / Russia Anna Kournikova defeated Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario / Latvia Larisa Neiland, 6–4, 6–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bob Greene (November 21, 1999). "Davenport wins season-ending Chase Championships". The Independent. 
  2. ^ "Davenport wins season-ending Chase Championships". Ocala Star-Banner. November 22, 1999. 
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (2000). ITF World of Tennis 2000. London: CollinsWillow. pp. 203–204. ISBN 9780002189460. 

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