Toyota Princess Cup

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Toyota Princess Cup
Defunct tennis tournament
Tour Women's Tennis Association
Founded 1997
Abolished 2002
Location Tokyo, Japan
Surface Hard / Outdoor

The Toyota Princess Cup was a WTA Tour affiliated professional tennis tournament held annually from 1997-2002. It was played in Tokyo, Japan and was categorized as a Tier II event.

Competitors played their matches on outdoor hard courts. Monica Seles and Serena Williams each won the event twice, with Seles collecting a further two titles in the doubles event. Ai Sugiyama was the only winner from Japan, with her two triumphs coming in the doubles in 1997 and 2000.

Prize money[edit]

These were the total prize funds for each tournament.

Year Prize Money
1997-98 $450,000
1999 $520,000
2000 $535,000
2001 $565,000
2002 $585,000

Results[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Champion Runner-up Score
1997 United States Monica Seles Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–1, 3–6, 7–6
1998 United States Monica Seles Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 4–6, 6–3, 6–4
1999 United States Lindsay Davenport United States Monica Seles 7–5, 7–6
2000 United States Serena Williams France Julie Halard-Decugis 7–5, 6–1
2001 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jelena Dokić Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–4, 6–2
2002 United States Serena Williams Belgium Kim Clijsters 2–6, 6–3, 6–3

Doubles[edit]

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1997 United States Monica Seles
Empire of Japan Ai Sugiyama
France Julie Halard-Decugis
United States Chanda Rubin
6–1, 6–0
1998 Russia Anna Kournikova
United States Monica Seles
United States Mary Joe Fernández
Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6–4, 6–4
1999 Spain Conchita Martínez
Argentina Patricia Tarabini
South Africa Amanda Coetzer
Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jelena Dokić
6–7, 6–4, 6–2
2000 France Julie Halard-Decugis
Japan Ai Sugiyama
Japan Nana Miyagi
Argentina Paola Suárez
6–0, 6–2
2001 Zimbabwe Cara Black
South Africa Liezel Huber
Belgium Kim Clijsters
Japan Ai Sugiyama
6–1, 6–3
2002 Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova
Hungary Petra Mandula
Austria Patricia Wartusch
6–2, 6–4

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