1988 Virginia Slims of New England – Doubles

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Doubles
1988 Virginia Slims of New England
1987 Champions United States Elise Burgin
South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank
Champions United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
Runners-up Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
Final score 6–3, 3–6, 7–5
Events
Singles Doubles
← 1987 · Virginia Slims of New England · 1989 →

Elise Burgin and Rosalyn Fairbank were the defending champions but only Fairbank competed that year with Wendy Turnbull.

Fairbank and Turnbull lost in the quarterfinals to Jenny Byrne and Janine Tremelling.

Martina Navratilova and Pam Shriver won in the final 6–3, 3–6, 7–5 against Gabriela Sabatini and Helena Suková.

Seeds[edit]

Champion seeds are indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which those seeds were eliminated.

  1. United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver (Champions)
  2. Argentina Gabriela Sabatini / Czechoslovakia Helena Suková (Final)
  3. Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko / Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva (Semifinals)
  4. South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank / Australia Wendy Turnbull (Quarterfinals)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
1 United States M Navratilova
United States P Shriver
6 6  
  United States R Casals
United States S Collins
3 1   1 United States M Navratilova
United States P Shriver
6 6  
  United States C Benjamin
United States Ca MacGregor
6 7     United States C Benjamin
United States Ca MacGregor
4 1  
  United States A Henricksson
United States Cy MacGregor
3 6   1 United States M Navratilova
United States P Shriver
6 6  
3 Soviet Union L Savchenko
Soviet Union N Zvereva
5 7 6 3 Soviet Union L Savchenko
Soviet Union N Zvereva
2 3  
  United States G Magers
United States W White
7 5 2 3 Soviet Union L Savchenko
Soviet Union N Zvereva
7 6  
  United States T Austin
United States S Rehe
6 6     United States T Austin
United States S Rehe
6 3  
  United States H Na
South Africa K Schimper
2 2   1 United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
6 3 7
  Canada C Bassett-Seguso
United States K Rinaldi
1 3   2 Argentina Gabriela Sabatini
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
3 6 5
  Australia J Byrne
Australia J Tremelling
6 6     Australia J Byrne
Australia J Tremelling
7 6  
  United States L Allen
Poland I Kuczyńska
2 6 1 4 South Africa R Fairbank
Australia W Turnbull
6 4  
4 South Africa R Fairbank
Australia W Turnbull
6 4 6   Australia J Byrne
Australia J Tremelling
2 3  
  Canada H Kelesi
United States H Ludloff
6 6   2 Argentina G Sabatini
Czechoslovakia H Suková
6 6  
  United States L Bartlett
South Africa M de Swardt
1 1     Canada H Kelesi
United States H Ludloff
2 3  
  South Africa L Gregory
United States R Reis
3 4   2 Argentina G Sabatini
Czechoslovakia H Suková
6 6  
2 Argentina G Sabatini
Czechoslovakia H Suková
6 6  

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