Virginia Slims of Boston

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Virginia Slims of Boston
Defunct tennis tournament
Event name Virginia Slims of Boston (1971–78, 1983–84)
Avon Championships of Boston (1979–82)
Tour WTA Tour (1971–90)
Founded 1971
Abolished 1984
Surface Hard (1971–80)
Carpet (1981–84)

The Virginia Slims of Boston is a defunct WTA Tour affiliated tennis tournament played from 1971 to 1984. It was held in Boston in the United States and played on indoor hard courts from 1971 to 1980 and on indoor carpet courts from 1981 to 1984.

Results[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Champion Runner-up Score
1971 United States Billie Jean King United States Rosemary Casals 4–6, 6–2, 6–3
1972
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1973
Not held
1974 Australia Margaret Court United States Billie Jean King 6–2, 6–4
1975 Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley 6–2, 4–6, 6–3
1976 Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley United Kingdom Virginia Wade 6–2, 6–0
1977 Not held
1978 Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley United States Chris Evert 4–6, 6–1, 6–4
1979 Australia Dianne Fromholtz United Kingdom Sue Barker 6–2, 7–6
1980 United States Tracy Austin United Kingdom Virginia Wade 6–2, 6–1
1981 United States Chris Evert-Lloyd Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec 6–4, 6–4
1982 United States Kathy Jordan Australia Wendy Turnbull 7–5, 1–6, 6–4
1983 Australia Wendy Turnbull West Germany Sylvia Hanika 6–4, 3–6, 6–4
1984 Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková Czechoslovakia Helena Suková 7–5, 6–0

Doubles[edit]

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1971 United States Rosemary Casals
United States Billie Jean King
France Françoise Dürr
United Kingdom Ann Haydon-Jones
6–4, 7–5
1972
-

1973
Not held
1974 United States Rosemary Casals
United States Billie Jean King
France Françoise Dürr
Netherlands Betty Stöve
6–4, 6–2
1975 United States Rosemary Casals
United States Billie Jean King
United States Chris Evert
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
6–3, 6–4
1976 United States Mona Schallau
United States Ann Kiyomura
United States Rosemary Casals
France Françoise Dürr
3–6, 6–1, 7–5
1977 Not held
1978 United States Billie Jean King
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley
Netherlands Betty Stöve
6–3, 6–2
1979 Australia Kerry Reid
Australia Wendy Turnbull
United Kingdom Sue Barker
United States Ann Kiyomura
6–4, 6–2
1980 United States Rosemary Casals
Australia Wendy Turnbull
United States Billie Jean King
South Africa Ilana Kloss
6–4, 7–6
1981 United States Barbara Potter
United States Sharon Walsh
United States JoAnne Russell
Romania Virginia Ruzici
6–7, 6–4, 6–3
1982 United States Kathy Jordan
United States Anne Smith
United States Rosemary Casals
Australia Wendy Turnbull
7–6, 2–6, 6–4
1983 United Kingdom Jo Durie
United States Ann Kiyomura
United States Kathy Jordan
United States Anne Smith
6–3, 6–1
1984 United States Barbara Potter
United States Sharon Walsh
United States Andrea Leand
United States Mary Lou Piatek
7–6, 6–0

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