Virginia Slims of New England

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Virginia Slims of New England
Defunct tennis tournament
Event name Virginia Slims of New England (1986–90)
Tour WTA Tour (1986–90)
Founded 1986
Abolished 1990
Surface Carpet (1986–90)

The Virginia Slims of New England is a defunct WTA Tour affiliated tennis tournament played from 1986 to 1990. It was held in Worcester, Massachusetts in the United States and played on indoor carpet courts.

Martina Navratilova was the most successful player at the tournament, winning the singles and doubles competitions four times each, partnering American Pam Shriver for her doubles successes.

Results[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Champion Runner-up Score
1986 (January) United States Martina Navratilova West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch 4–6, 6–1, 6–4
1986 (November) United States Martina Navratilova Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková 6–2, 6–2
1987 United States Pam Shriver United States Chris Evert 6–4, 4–6, 6–0
1988 United States Martina Navratilova Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva 6–7, 6–4, 6–3
1989 United States Martina Navratilova United States Zina Garrison 6–2, 6–3
1990 Germany Steffi Graf Argentina Gabriela Sabatini 7–6, 6–3

Doubles[edit]

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1986 (January) United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
6–3, 6–4
1986 (November) United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
6–3, 6–1
1987 United States Elise Burgin
South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank
West Germany Bettina Bunge
West Germany Eva Pfaff
6–4, 6–4
1988 United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
6–3, 3–6, 7–5
1989 United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
United States Elise Burgin
South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank
6–4, 4–6, 6–4
1990 United States Gigi Fernández
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
United States Mary Joe Fernández
Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná
3–6, 6–3, 6–3

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