Virginia Slims of Dallas

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VS of Dallas
Defunct tennis tournament
Event name Maureen Connolly Memorial (1972–74)
VS of Dallas (1975–78, 1983–89)
Avon Championships of Dallas (1979–82)
Tour WTA Tour (1972–89)
Founded 1972
Abolished 1989
Surface Carpet (1972–89)

The VS of Dallas is a defunct WTA Tour affiliated tennis tournament played from 1972 to 1989. It was held in Dallas, Texas in the United States and played on indoor carpet courts.

Martina Navrátilová was the most successful player at the tournament, winning the singles competition nine times and the doubles competitions eight times, partnering Colombian Isabel Fernández de Soto, Dutchwoman Betty Stöve and American Billie Jean King once, American Anne Smith twice, and American Pam Shriver three times for her doubles successes.

Results[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Champion Runner-up Score
1972 United States Nancy Richey United States Billie Jean King 7–6, 6–1
1973 United Kingdom Virginia Wade Australia Evonne Goolagong 6–4, 6–1
1974 United States Chris Evert United Kingdom Virginia Wade 7–5, 6–2
1975 United Kingdom Virginia Wade Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova 2–6, 7–6, 4–3 ret.
1976 Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova 6–1, 6–1
1977 United Kingdom Sue Barker United States Terry Holladay 6–1, 7–6
1978 Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley United States Tracy Austin 4–6, 6–0, 6–2
1979 Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova United States Chris Evert-Lloyd 6–4, 6–4
1980 Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley 6–3, 6–2
1981 Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova United States Pam Shriver 6–2, 6–4
1982 United States Martina Navratilova Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec 6–3, 6–2
1983 United States Martina Navratilova United States Chris Evert-Lloyd 6–4, 6–0
1984 Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková United States Kathy Jordan 7–6, 3–6, 6–1
1985 United States Martina Navratilova United States Chris Evert-Lloyd 6–3, 6–4
1986 United States Martina Navratilova United States Chris Evert-Lloyd 6–2, 6–1
1987 United States Chris Evert-Lloyd United States Pam Shriver 6–1, 6–3
1988 United States Martina Navratilova United States Pam Shriver 6–0, 6–3
1989 United States Martina Navratilova Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles 7–6, 6–3

Doubles[edit]

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1972 United States Rosemary Casals
United States Billie Jean King
Australia Judy Tegart
France Françoise Dürr
6–3, 4–6, 7–5
1973 Australia Evonne Goolagong
Australia Janet Young
France Gail Sherriff
United Kingdom Virginia Wade
6–3, 6–2
1974 Colombia Isabel Fernández de Soto
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
Australia Karen Krantzcke
United Kingdom Virginia Wade
6–3, 3–6, 6–3
1975 France Françoise Dürr
Netherlands Betty Stöve
United States Julie Anthony
United States Mona Schallau
7–6, 6–2
1976 United States Mona Schallau
United States Ann Kiyomura
United States Marita Redondo
South Africa Greer Stevens
6–3, 4–6, 6–4
1977 Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
Netherlands Betty Stöve
Australia Kerry Reid
South Africa Greer Stevens
6–2, 6–4
1978 Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
United States Anne Smith
Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley
Netherlands Betty Stöve
6–3, 7–6
1979 Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
United States Anne Smith
United States Chris Evert-Lloyd
United States Rosemary Casals
7–6, 6–2
1980 United States Billie Jean King
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
United States Rosemary Casals
Australia Wendy Turnbull
4–6, 6–3, 6–3
1981 Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
United States Kathy Jordan
United States Anne Smith
7–5, 6–4
1982 United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
United States Billie Jean King
South Africa Ilana Kloss
6–4, 6–4
1983 United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
United States Rosemary Casals
Australia Wendy Turnbull
6–3, 6–2
1984 United States Leslie Allen
United States Anne White
United States Sandy Collins
Australia Elizabeth Sayers
6–4, 5–7, 6–2
1985 United States Barbara Potter
United States Sharon Walsh
Netherlands Marcella Mesker
France Pascale Paradis
5–7, 6–4, 7–6
1986 West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Australia Wendy Turnbull
4–6, 7–5, 6–4
1987 United States Mary Lou Piatek
United States Anne White
United States Elise Burgin
United States Robin White
7–5, 6–3
1988 United States Lori McNeil
West Germany Eva Pfaff
United States Gigi Fernández
United States Zina Garrison
2–6, 6–4, 7–5
1989 United States Mary Joe Fernández
United States Betsy Nagelsen
United States Elise Burgin
South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank
7–6, 6–3

References[edit]

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