1974 Virginia Slims Championships

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1974 Virginia Slims Championships
Date October 14–19[1]
Edition 3rd
Category Virginia Slims Championships
Draw 16S/4D
Prize money $100,000
Location Los Angeles, United States
Venue Los Angeles Sports Arena
Australia Evonne Goolagong[1][2]
United States Rosemary Casals / United States Billie Jean King[1]
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The 1974 Virginia Slims Championships were the third season-ending WTA Tour Championships, the annual tennis tournament for the best female tennis players in singles on the 1974 Virginia Slims circuit. It was held from October 14–19, in Los Angeles, United States.[1] The 16 best performers of the circuit qualified for the championship as well as the four best doubles teams. [3] Third-seeded Evonne Goolagong won the singles title and the accompanying $32,000 first prize.[4]



Australia Evonne Goolagong defeated United States Chris Evert, 6–3, 6–4.[1][2]


United States Rosemary Casals / United States Billie Jean King defeated France Françoise Dürr / Netherlands Betty Stöve, 6–1, 6–7(2), 7–5.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "1974 Virginia Slims Championships" (PDF). WTAtour.com. Retrieved 2011-01-26. 
  2. ^ a b "Evonne Finds Chris' Key". Evening Independent. 1974-10-21. Retrieved 2011-01-26. 
  3. ^ "WTA tournament archive – 1974 Virginia Slims Championships" (PDF). WTA. 
  4. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1975). World of Tennis '75 : a BP and Commercial Union yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 153–155, 160. ISBN 9780362002171.