Faber Grand Prix

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Faber Grand Prix
Defunct tennis tournament
Event name Nokia Grand Prix (1992–94)
Faber Grand Prix (1996–2000)
Tour WTA Tour (1992–2000)
Founded 1992
Abolished 2000
Surface Carpet (1992–2000)

The Faber Grand Prix is a defunct WTA Tour affiliated tennis tournament played from 1992 to 2000. It was held in Essen in Germany from 1992 to 1994 as well as in 1996, and subsequently in Hanover in Germany from 1997 to 2000. The tournament was played on indoor carpet courts.

Results[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Champion Runner-up Score
1992 (E) Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles United States Mary Joe Fernández 6–0, 6–3
1993 (E) Ukraine Natalia Medvedeva Spain Conchita Martínez 6–7, 7–5, 6–4
1994 (E) Czech Republic Jana Novotná Croatia Iva Majoli 6–2, 6–4
1995 Not Held
1996 (E) Croatia Iva Majoli Czech Republic Jana Novotná 7–5, 1–6, 7–6
1997 (H) Croatia Iva Majoli Czech Republic Jana Novotná 4–6, 7–6, 6–4
1998 (H) Switzerland Patty Schnyder Czech Republic Jana Novotná 6–0, 2–6, 7–5
1999 (H) Czech Republic Jana Novotná United States Venus Williams 6–4, 6–4
2000 (H) United States Serena Williams Czech Republic Denisa Chládková 6–1, 6–1

(E)=Essen, (H)=Hanover

Doubles[edit]

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1992 Bulgaria Katerina Maleeva
Germany Barbara Rittner
Belgium Sabine Appelmans
Germany Claudia Porwik
7–5, 6–3
1993 Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Czech Republic Helena Suková
Germany Wiltrud Probst
Germany Christina Singer
6–2, 6–2
1994 Sweden Maria Lindström
Sweden Maria Strandlund
Russia Eugenia Maniokova
Georgia (country) Leila Meskhi
6–2, 6–1
1995 Not Held
1996 United States Meredith McGrath
Latvia Larisa Neiland
United States Lori McNeil
Czech Republic Helena Suková
3–6, 6–3, 6–2
1997 United States Nicole Arendt
Netherlands Manon Bollegraf
Latvia Larisa Neiland
Netherlands Brenda Schultz-McCarthy
4–6, 6–3, 7–6
1998 United States Lisa Raymond
Australia Rennae Stubbs
Russia Elena Likhovtseva
Netherlands Caroline Vis
6–1, 6–7, 6–3
1999 United States Serena Williams
United States Venus Williams
France Alexandra Fusai
France Nathalie Tauziat
5–7, 6–2, 6–2
2000 Sweden Åsa Carlsson
Belarus Natasha Zvereva
Italy Silvia Farina Elia
Slovakia Karina Habšudová
6–3, 6–4

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