1982 Avon Championships

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1982 Avon Championships
Date March 24 — 28
Edition 11th
Category WTA Tour Championships
Draw 8S / 4D
Prize money $300,000
Surface Carpet (Sporteze) / indoor
Location New York City, United States
Venue Madison Square Garden
Attendance 60,988
West Germany Sylvia Hanika
United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver
← 1981 · Avon Championships · 1983 →

The 1982 Avon Championships were the eleventh WTA Tour Championships, the annual women's tennis tournament for the best players of the 11 tournament Avon Championships Circuit on the 1982 WTA Tour. It was the 11th edition of the event and was held from March 24 through March 28, 1982, in Madison Square Garden in New York City, United States. Fifth-seeded Sylvia Hanika won the singles title, after trailing Navratilova 1–6, 1–3 in the final, and earned $100,000 first-prize money.[1][2] [3][4]



West Germany Sylvia Hanika defeated United States Martina Navratilova 1–6, 6–3, 6–4


United States Martina Navratilova and United States Pam Shriver defeated United States Kathy Jordan and United States Anne Smith, 6–4, 6–3


  1. ^ John Dolan (2011). Women's Tennis 1968–84: the Ultimate Guide. Remous. pp. 427, 528. 
  2. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1983). Slazengers World of Tennis 1983  : the official yearbook of the International Tennis Federation. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 171, 173. ISBN 0356093832. 
  3. ^ Neil Amdur (March 29, 1982). "Miss Navratilova toppled in final". The New York Times. 
  4. ^ Martin Lader (March 29, 1982). "So stunning was Sylvia Hanika's victory over Martina Navratilova...". UPI. 

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