1974 Virginia Slims Championships

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1974 Virginia Slims Championships
DateOctober 14–19[1]
Edition3rd
CategoryVirginia Slims Championships
Draw16S/4D
Prize money$100,000
LocationLos Angeles, United States
VenueLos Angeles Sports Arena
Champions
Singles
Australia Evonne Goolagong[1][2]
Doubles
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]

Finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

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

Doubles[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "1974 Virginia Slims Championships" (PDF). WTAtour.com. Retrieved 2011-01-26.[permanent dead link]
  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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-08-29. Retrieved 2013-11-30.
  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.