Virginia Slims of Newport

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Virginia Slims of Newport
Defunct tennis tournament
Event name Virginia Slims of Newport (1971–74, 1984–90)
Virginia Slims Hall of Fame Classic (1983)
Tour WTA Tour (1971–90)
Founded 1971
Abolished 1990
Editions 12
Surface Grass (1971–90)

The Virginia Slims of Newport is a defunct WTA Tour affiliated women's tennis tournament played from 1971 to 1990. It was held at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island in the United States and played on outdoor grass courts.

Results[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1971 Australia Kerry Reid France Françoise Dürr 6–3, 6–7(3–5), 7–6(5–4)
1972 Australia Margaret Court United States Billie Jean King 6–4, 6–1
1973 Australia Margaret Court United States Julie Heldman 6–3, 6–2
1974 United States Chris Evert United States Betsy Nagelsen 6–4, 6–3
1975
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1982
Not Held
1983 United States Alycia Moulton United States Kim Jones-Shaefer 6–3, 6–2
1984 United States Martina Navratilova United States Gigi Fernández 6–3, 7–6
1985 United States Chris Evert-Lloyd United States Pam Shriver 6–4, 6–1
1986 United States Pam Shriver United States Lori McNeil 6–4, 6–2
1987 United States Pam Shriver United States Wendy White 6–2, 6–4
1988 United States Lori McNeil United States Barbara Potter 6–4, 4–6, 6–3
1989 United States Zina Garrison United States Pam Shriver 6–0, 6–1
1990 Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario United Kingdom Jo Durie 7–6, 4–6, 7–5

Doubles[edit]

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1971 Australia Judy Dalton
France Françoise Dürr
Australia Kerry Harris
Australia Kerry Reid
6–2, 6–1
1972 Australia Margaret Court
Australia Lesley Hunt
United States Rosemary Casals
United States Billie Jean King
6–2, 6–2
1973 France Françoise Dürr
Netherlands Betty Stöve
United States Janet Newberry
United States Pam Teeguarden
6–4, 6–3
1974 United Kingdom Lesley Charles
United Kingdom Sue Mappin
France Gail Sherriff
United States Julie Heldman
6–2, 7–5
1975
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1982
Not Held
1983 United States Barbara Potter
United States Pam Shriver
United States Barbara Jordan
Australia Elizabeth Sayers
6–3, 6–1
1984 United States Anna-Maria Fernandez
United States Maureen Louie
United States Lea Antonoplis
South Africa Beverly Mould
7–5, 7–6
1985 United States Chris Evert-Lloyd
Australia Wendy Turnbull
United States Pam Shriver
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
6–4, 7–6
1986 United States Terry Holladay
United States Heather Ludloff
United States Cammy MacGregor
United States Gretchen Magers
6–1, 6–7, 6–3
1987 United States Gigi Fernández
United States Lori McNeil
United Kingdom Anne Hobbs
United States Kathy Jordan
7–6, 7–5
1988 South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank
United States Barbara Potter
United States Gigi Fernández
United States Lori McNeil
6–4, 6–3
1989 United States Gigi Fernández
United States Lori McNeil
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
Australia Wendy Turnbull
6–3, 6–7, 7–5
1990 South Africa Lise Gregory
United States Gretchen Magers
United States Patty Fendick
United States Anne Smith
7–6, 6–1

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