Virginia Slims of Indianapolis

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Virginia Slims of Indianapolis
Defunct tennis tournament
Event name Virginia Slims of Indianapolis (1972–89)
Jello Classic (1990–92)
Tour WTA Tour (1972–92)
Founded 1972
Abolished 1992
Surface Carpet (1972–85)
Hard (1986–92)

The Virginia Slims of Indianapolis is a defunct WTA Tour affiliated tennis tournament played from 1972 to 1992. It was held in Indianapolis in the United States and played on indoor carpet courts from 1972 to 1985 and on indoor hard courts from 1986 to 1992.

Katerina Maleeva was the most successful player at the tournament, winning the singles competition three times.

Results[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Champion Runner-up Score
1972 United States Chris Evert Australia Evonne Goolagong 7–6, 6–1
1973 United States Billie Jean King United States Rosemary Casals 5–7, 6–2, 6–4
1974
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1982
Not Held
1983 United Kingdom Anne Hobbs United States Ginny Purdy 6–4, 6–7, 6–4
1984 United States JoAnne Russell France Pascale Paradis 7–6, 6–2
1985 (March) United States Kathleen Horvath United States Elise Burgin 6–2, 6–4
1985 (October) United States Bonnie Gadusek United States Pam Casale 6–0, 6–3
1986 United States Zina Garrison United States Melissa Gurney 6–3, 6–3
1987 United States Halle Cioffi United States Anne Smith 4–6, 6–4, 7–6
1988 Bulgaria Katerina Maleeva United States Zina Garrison 6–3, 2–6, 6–2
1989 Bulgaria Katerina Maleeva Italy Raffaella Reggi 6–4, 6–4
1990 Spain Conchita Martínez Soviet Union Leila Meskhi 6–4, 6–2
1991 Bulgaria Katerina Maleeva United States Audra Keller 7–6, 6–2
1992 Czechoslovakia Helena Suková United States Linda Harvey-Wild 6–4, 6–3

Doubles[edit]

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1972 United States Rosemary Casals
Australia Karen Krantzcke
Australia Judy Tegart
France Françoise Dürr
6–3, 6–2
1973 United States Rosemary Casals
United States Billie Jean King
Australia Margaret Court
Australia Lesley Hunt
7–5, 6–4
1974
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1982
Not Held
1983 United States Lea Antonoplis
United States Barbara Jordan
South Africa Yvonne Vermaak
United States Candy Reynolds
5–7, 6–4, 7–5
1984 Brazil Claudia Monteiro
South Africa Yvonne Vermaak
South Africa Beverly Mould
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
6–7, 6–4, 7–5
1985 (March) United States Elise Burgin
United States Kathleen Horvath
South Africa Jennifer Mundel
United States Molly Van Nostrand
6–4, 6–1
1985 (October) United States Bonnie Gadusek
United States Mary Lou Piatek
United States Penny Barg
United States Sandy Collins
6–1, 6–0
1986 United States Zina Garrison
United States Lori McNeil
United States Candy Reynolds
United States Anne Smith
4–5 (Reynolds and Smith retired)
1987 Australia Jenny Byrne
Australia Michelle Jaggard
United States Beverly Bowes
United States Hu Na
6–2, 6–3
1988 Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko
Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva
United States Katrina Adams
United States Zina Garrison
6–2, 6–1
1989 United States Katrina Adams
United States Lori McNeil
West Germany Claudia Porwik
Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko
6–4, 6–4
1990 United States Patty Fendick
United States Meredith McGrath
United States Katrina Adams
Canada Jill Hetherington
6–1, 6–1
1991 United States Patty Fendick
United States Gigi Fernández
United States Katrina Adams
Argentina Mercedes Paz
6–4, 6–2
1992 United States Katrina Adams
South Africa Elna Reinach
United States Sandy Collins
United States Mary Lou Daniels
5–7, 6–2, 6–4

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