Chicago Grand Prix (tennis)

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Chicago Grand Prix
Defunct tennis tournament
Founded 1985
Ended 1987
Event name Chicago Grand Prix (1985–87)
Location Chicago, Illinois, USA (1985–87)
Tour Grand Prix circuit (1985–87)
Surface Carpet (i) (1985–87)

The Chicago Grand Prix is a defunct professional tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts. It was part of the Grand Prix circuit. It was held annually in Chicago, Illinois, USA from 1985 to 1987. It is unrelated to a World Championship Tennis event held in Chicago for one year in 1982.

The singles tournament saw four American players reach the final in the three years of the tournament: Tim Mayotte won the title in 1987 against countryman David Pate, John McEnroe beat compatriot Jimmy Connors in 1985. Boris Becker defeated Ivan Lendl in 1986. In doubles, American duo Ken Flach and Robert Seguso reached the final on two occasions, winning in 1986 and losing in 1985.

Past finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Champion Runner-up Score
1991 United States John McEnroe United States Patrick McEnroe 3–6, 6–2, 6–4
1988-90: not held
1987 United States Tim Mayotte United States David Pate 6–4, 6–2
1986 Germany Boris Becker Czech Republic Ivan Lendl 7–6, 6–3
1985 United States John McEnroe United States Jimmy Connors W/O

Doubles[edit]

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1987 United States Paul Annacone
South Africa Christo van Rensburg
United States Mike De Palmer
United States Gary Donnelly
6–3, 7–6
1986 United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
South Africa Eddie Edwards
Paraguay Francisco González
6–0, 7–5
1985 United States Johan Kriek
France Yannick Noah
United States Ken Flach
United States Robert Seguso
3–6, 4–6, 7–5, 6–1, 6–4

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