Virginia Slims of Denver

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VS of Denver
Defunct tennis tournament
Event name VS of Denver (1972–74, 1984–85)
Majestic Championships (1975)
Aurora Classic (1991)
Tour WTA Tour (1972–91)
Founded 1972
Abolished 1991
Editions 7
Surface Hard (1972–84)
Carpet (1985–91)

The Virginia Slims of Denver is a defunct WTA Tour affiliated tennis tournament played from 1972 to 1991. It was held in Denver, Colorado in the United States (in 1991: Aurora, Colorado, at a nine miles' distance from Denver) and played on indoor hard courts from 1972 to 1984 and on indoor carpet courts from 1985 to 1991.

Françoise Dürr was the most successful player at the tournament, winning the doubles competition three times, once with Australian Lesley Hunt and twice with Dutchwoman Betty Stöve.

Results[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1972 United States Nancy Richey Gunter United States Billie Jean King 1–6, 6–4, 6–4
1973 United States Billie Jean King Netherlands Betty Stöve 6–4, 6–2
1974 Australia Evonne Goolagong United States Chris Evert 7–5, 3–6, 6–4
1975 Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova United States Carolyn Meyer 4–6, 6–4, 6–3
1976
-
1983
Not Held
1984 United States Mary Lou Piatek United States Kim Sands 6–1, 6–1
1985 United States Peanut Louie United States Zina Garrison 6–4, 4–6, 6–4
1986
-
1990
Not Held
1991 United States Lori McNeil Netherlands Manon Bollegraf 6–3, 6–4

Doubles[edit]

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1972 France Françoise Dürr
Australia Lesley Hunt
Australia Helen Gourlay-Cawley
Australia Karen Krantzcke
6–0, 6–3
1973 United States Rosemary Casals
United States Billie Jean King
France Françoise Dürr
Netherlands Betty Stöve
3–2 abandoned (rain)
1974 France Françoise Dürr
Netherlands Betty Stöve
United States Mona Schallau
United States Pam Teeguarden
6–2, 7–5
1975 France Françoise Dürr
Netherlands Betty Stöve
United States Rosemary Casals
United States Martina Navratilova
3–6, 6–1, 7–6
1976
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1983
Not Held
1984 United Kingdom Anne Hobbs
Netherlands Marcella Mesker
United States Sherry Acker
United States Candy Reynolds
6–2, 6–3
1985 United States Mary Lou Piatek
United States Robin White
United States Leslie Allen
United States Sharon Walsh
1–6, 6–4, 7–5
1986
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1990
Not Held
1991 South Africa Lise Gregory
United States Gretchen Magers
United States Patty Fendick
United States Lori McNeil
6–4, 6–4

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