1989 Virginia Slims of Washington

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1989 Virginia Slims of Washington
Date February 13–19
Edition 18th
Category Category 5
Draw 32S / 16D
Prize money $300,000
Surface Carpet / indoor
Location Fairfax, Virginia, U.S.
Venue Patriot Center
Attendance 40,000
Champions
Singles
West Germany Steffi Graf
Doubles
United States Betsy Nagelsen / United States Pam Shriver
← 1988 · Virginia Slims of Washington · 1990 →

The 1989 Virginia Slims of Washington was a women's tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia in the United States and was part of the Category 5 tier of the 1989 WTA Tour. The tournament ran from February 13 through February 19, 1989. First-seeded Steffi Graf won the singles title.[1][2][3]

Finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

West Germany Steffi Graf defeated United States Zina Garrison 6–1, 7–5

  • It was Graf's 2nd singles title of the year and the 32nd of her career.

Doubles[edit]

United States Betsy Nagelsen / United States Pam Shriver defeated Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko / Soviet Union Natasha Zvereva 6–2, 6–3

  • It was Nagelsen's 1st title of the year and the 19th of her career. It was Shriver's 3rd title of the year and the 119th of her career.

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1991). The International Tennis Federation : World of Tennis 1991. London: Collins Willow. p. 169. ISBN 9780002184038. 
  2. ^ "Swing into Action at the Virginia Slims of Washington". Truth Tobacco Industry Documents. Philip Morris. November 8, 1988 – via University of California San Francisco. 
  3. ^ Anne Person (February 1989). "Virginia Slims of Washington". Truth Tobacco Industry Documents. Philip Morris – via University of California San Francisco. 

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