Puerto Rico Open (tennis)

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Puerto Rico Open
Defunct tennis tournament
Event name Puerto Rico Open (1986, 1989–95)
Honda Classic (1987–88)
Tour WTA Tour (1986–95)
Founded 1986
Abolished 1995
Surface Hard (1986–95)

The Puerto Rico Open is a defunct tennis tournament. The first edition dates back to 1971 but only from 1986 to 1993 was the tournament played every year. It was held in San Juan, Puerto Rico and was played on outdoor hard courts. In 1988, when Tier categories were first introduced on the WTA Tour, the Open became part of Tier IV. One last edition was played in 1995, this time featuring in Tier III.

Results[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Champion Runner-up Score
1971 United Kingdom Ann Haydon-Jones United States Nancy Richey 6–4, 6–4
1972 United States Nancy Richey United States Chris Evert 6–1, 6–3
1973

1976
Not Held
1977 United States Billie Jean King United States Janet Newberry 6–1, 6–3
1978

1985
Not Held
1986 Italy Raffaella Reggi Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sabrina Goleš 7–64, 4–6, 6–3
1987 United States Stephanie Rehe United States Camille Benjamin 7–5, 7–64
1988 Australia Anne Minter Argentina Mercedes Paz 2–6, 6–4, 6–3
1989 Peru Laura Gildemeister United States Gigi Fernández 6–1, 6–2
1990 United States Jennifer Capriati United States Zina Garrison-Jackson 5–7, 6–4, 6–2
1991 France Julie Halard South Africa Amanda Coetzer 7–5, 7–5
1992 France Mary Pierce United States Gigi Fernández 6–1, 7–5
1993 United States Linda Harvey-Wild United States Ann Grossman 6–3, 5–7, 6–3
1994 Not Held
1995 South Africa Joannette Kruger Japan Kyoko Nagatsuka 7–65, 6–3

Doubles[edit]

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1971 France Françoise Dürr
United Kingdom Ann Haydon-Jones
Australia Karen Krantzcke
Australia Kerry Reid
7–6, 6–3
1972 United States Rosemary Casals
United States Billie Jean King
Australia Karen Krantzcke
Australia Judy Tegart-Dalton
6–2, 6–3
1973

1976
Not Held
1977 United States Rosemary Casals
United States Billie Jean King
South Africa Delina Ann Boshoff
South Africa Ilana Kloss
4–6, 6–2, 6–3
1978

1985
Not Held
1986 United States Lori McNeil
Argentina Mercedes Paz
United States Gigi Fernández
United States Robin White
6–2, 3–6, 6–4
1987 South Africa Lise Gregory
United States Ronni Reis
United States Cammy MacGregor
United States Cynthia MacGregor
7–5, 7–5
1988 United States Patty Fendick
Canada Jill Hetherington
United States Gigi Fernández
United States Robin White
6–4, 6–2
1989 Not Completed
1990 Soviet Union Elena Brioukhovets
Soviet Union Natalia Medvedeva
United States Amy Frazier
New Zealand Julie Richardson
6–4, 6–2
1991 Japan Rika Hiraki
Argentina Florencia Labat
Belgium Sabine Appelmans
United States Camille Benjamin
6–3, 6–3
1992 South Africa Amanda Coetzer
South Africa Elna Reinach
United States Gigi Fernández
United States Kathy Rinaldi-Stunkel
6–2, 4–6, 6–2
1993 United States Debbie Graham
United States Ann Grossman
United States Gigi Fernández
Australia Rennae Stubbs
5–7, 7–5, 7–5
1994 Not Held
1995 Germany Karin Kschwendt
Canada Rene Simpson
Italy Laura Golarsa
United States Linda Harvey-Wild
6–2, 0–6, 6–4

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