1977 Virginia Slims of Los Angeles

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1977 Virginia Slims of Los Angeles
Date February 14–20
Edition 4th
Category Virginia Slims circuit
Draw 34S / 15D
Prize money $100,000
Surface Carpet (Sporteze) / indoor
Location Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Venue Memorial Sports Arena
Champions
Singles
United States Chris Evert
Doubles
United States Rosemary Casals / United States Chris Evert
← 1973 · Virginia Slims of Los Angeles · 1978 →

The 1977 Virginia Slims of Los Angeles was a women's tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts at the Memorial Sports Arena in Los Angeles, California in the United States that was part of the 1977 Virginia Slims World Championship Series. It was the fourth edition of the tournament and was held from February 14 through February 20, 1977. First-seeded Chris Evert won the singles title and earned $20,000 first-prize money.[1][2]

Finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

United States Chris Evert defeated United States Martina Navratilova 6–2, 2–6, 6–1

  • It was Evert's 4th singles title of the year and the 71st of her career.

Doubles[edit]

United States Rosemary Casals / United States Chris Evert defeated United States Martina Navratilova / Netherlands Betty Stöve 6–2, 6–4

Prize money[edit]

Event W F 3rd 4th QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Prel. round
Singles [1] $20,000 $10,000 $5,800 $5,000 $2,500 $1,375 $775 $400

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b John Dolan (2011). Women's Tennis 1968–84: the Ultimate Guide. Remous. pp. 263, 268.
  2. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1978). World of Tennis 1978 : a BP yearbook. London: Macdonald and Janes. pp. 182, 183. ISBN 9780354090391.