1983 BMW Championships

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1983 BMW Championships
Date 13–19 June
Edition 10th
Category Virginia Slims World Championship Series
Draw 64S/32D
Prize money $150,000
Surface Grass
Location Eastbourne, U.K.
Venue Devonshire Park
Champions
Singles
United States Martina Navratilova
Doubles
United States Billie Jean King / United States Pam Shriver
← 1982 · BMW Championships · 1984 →

The 1983 BMW Championships was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor grass courts at Devonshire Park in Eastbourne in the United Kingdom that was part of the 1983 Virginia Slims World Championship Series. The tournament was held from 13 June through 19 June 1983.[1] First-seeded Martina Navratilova won the singles title and earned $23,000 first-prize money.[1][2]

Winners[edit]

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Martina Navratilova defeated Australia Wendy Turnbull 6–1, 6–1

  • It was Navratilova's 15th title of the year and the 167th of her career.

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver defeated United Kingdom Jo Durie / United Kingdom Anne Hobbs 6–1, 6–0

  • It was Navratilova's 14th title of the year and the 166th of her career. It was Shriver's 1st title of the year and the 41st of her career.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b John Dolan (2011). Women's Tennis 1968–84: the Ultimate Guide. Remous. p. 474. 
  2. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1984). World of Tennis 1984 : The Official Yearbook of the International Tennis Federation. London: Willow Books. p. 182. ISBN 0002181223. 

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