1985 Virginia Slims of Florida

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1985 Virginia Slims of Florida
Date January 21 – 27
Edition 7th
Draw 56S / 32D
Prize money $150,000
Surface Hard / outdoors
Location Key Biscayne, Florida, U.S.
Champions
Singles
United States Chris Evert-Lloyd
Doubles
United States Kathy Jordan / Australia Elizabeth Smylie
← 1984 · Virginia Slims of Florida · 1986 →

The 1985 Virginia Slims of Florida, also known as the VS of Florida, was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts in Key Biscayne, Florida in the United States that was part of the 1984 Virginia Slims World Championship Series[a]. It was the seventh edition of the tournament and was played from January 21 through January 27, 1985. Second-seeded Chris Evert-Lloyd won the singles title.[2][1]

Finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

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

  • It was Evert-Lloyd's 1st singles title of the year and the 133rd of her career.

Doubles[edit]

United States Kathy Jordan / Australia Elizabeth Smylie defeated Soviet Union Svetlana Parkhomenko / Soviet Union Larisa Neiland 6–4 7–6

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

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

Reference[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. ^ Jim Sarni (January 4, 1985). "Women`s Tennis Takes Center Court In South Florida". SunSentinel. 

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