1986 Edgbaston Cup

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1986 Edgbaston Cup
Date June 9 – June 15
Edition 5th
Surface Grass / Outdoor
Location Birmingham, England
Venue Edgbaston Priory Club
Champions
Singles
United States Pam Shriver
Doubles
United States Elise Burgin / South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank
← 1985 · Edgbaston Cup · 1987 →

The 1986 Edgbaston Cup was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor grass courts that was part of the 1986 Virginia Slims World Championship Series. It was the 5th edition of the event and the last to be named the "Edgbaston Cup" before the tournament's name was changed to "The Dow Chemical Classic". It took place at the Edgbaston Priory Club in Birmingham, England, United Kingdom, from June 9 through June 15, 1986.

Entrants[edit]

Winners[edit]

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Pam Shriver defeated Bulgaria Manuela Maleeva 6–2, 7–6

  • It was Shriver's first title of the year and the 12th of her career.

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Elise Burgin / South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank defeated Australia Elizabeth Smylie / Australia Wendy Turnbull 6–2, 6–4

  • It was Burgin's second doubles title of the year and the 4th of her career. It was Fairbank's first doubles title of the year and the 12th of her career.

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