1983 Virginia Slims Championships

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1983 Virginia Slims Championships
Date March 23 – March 27
Edition 12th (singles) / 8th (doubles)
Category Virginia Slims Championships
Prize money $350,000
Location New York City, USA
Venue Madison Square Garden
United States Martina Navratilova
United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver
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The 1983 Virginia Slims Championships was a tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York in the United States. It was the 12th edition of the year-end singles championships, the 8th edition of the year-end doubles championships, and was part of the 1983 Virginia Slims World Championship Series. The tournament was held from March 14 through March 20, 1983. First-seeded Martina Navratilova won the singles event and the accompanying $80,000 first prize money.[1]



United States Martina Navratilova defeated United States Chris Evert-Lloyd, 6–2, 6–0

  • It was Navratilova's 9th title of the year and the 156th of her career.


United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver defeated West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch / West Germany Eva Pfaff, 7–5, 6–2

  • It was Navratilova's 10th title of the year and the 157th of her career. It was Shriver's 5th title of the year and the 39th of her career.

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  1. ^ "The $350,000 Virginia Slims Championship of New York" (PDF). Virginia Slims. March 21, 1983. 

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