1985 Lipton International Players Championships

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1985 Lipton International Players Championships
Date February 4 – 18
Edition 1st
Surface Hard / outdoor
Location Delray Beach, Florida, U.S.
Venue Laver's International Tennis Resort
Champions
Men's Singles
United States Tim Mayotte
Women's Singles
United States Martina Navratilova
Men's Doubles
United States Paul Annacone / South Africa Christo van Rensburg
Women's Doubles
United States Gigi Fernández / United States Martina Navratilova
Mixed Doubles
Switzerland Heinz Günthardt / United States Martina Navratilova
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The 1985 Lipton International Players Championships was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 1st edition of the Miami Masters and was part of the 1985 Nabisco Grand Prix and the 1984 Virginia Slims World Championship Series[a]. Both the men's and the women's events took place at Laver's International Tennis Resort in Delray Beach, Florida from February 4 through February 18, 1985.[1][2]

Prize money[edit]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 64 Round of 128
Men's Singles $112,500 $56,250 $28,125 $14,250 $8,250 $4,500 $2,625 $1,265
Men's Doubles* $45,000 $22,500 $11,250 $4,500 $2,500 $1,125 $655 N/A

*per team

Finals[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

United States Tim Mayotte defeated United States Scott Davis 4–6, 4–6, 6–3, 6–2, 6–4

  • It was Mayotte's only title of the year and the 2nd of his career.

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Martina Navratilova defeated United States Chris Evert-Lloyd 6–2, 6–4

  • It was Navratilova's 2nd singles title of the year and the 101st of her career.

Men's Doubles[edit]

United States Paul Annacone / South Africa Christo van Rensburg defeated United States Sherwood Stewart / Australia Kim Warwick 7–5, 7–5, 6–4

  • It was Annacone's 1st title of the year and the 2nd of his career. It was van Rensburg's 1st title of the year and the 3rd of his career.

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Gigi Fernández / United States Martina Navratilova defeated United States Kathy Jordan / Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková 7–6(7–4), 6–2

  • It was Fernández's 1st title of the year and the 1st of her career. It was Navratilova's 1st title of the year and the 202nd of her career.

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Switzerland Heinz Günthardt / United States Martina Navratilova defeated United States Mike Bauer / France Catherine Tanvier 6–2, 6–2

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The 1984 Virginia Slims World Championship Series ran from March 1984 through March 1985.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b John Barrett, ed. (1985). The International Tennis Federation : World of Tennis 1985. London: Willow Books. pp. 225, 229. ISBN 0002181703. 
  2. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1986). The International Tennis Federation : World of Tennis 1986. London: Willow Books. pp. 140–141. ISBN 9780002182096. 

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