WTA New Jersey

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WTA New Jersey
Defunct tennis tournament
Event name Bergen County Classic (1978)
Volvo Cup (1979–82)
Virginia Slims of New Jersey (1983)
United Jersey Bank Classic (1984–89)
Tour WTA Tour
Founded 1978
Abolished 1989
Location Mahwah, New Jersey, USA
Surface Hard

The WTA New Jersey is a defunct WTA Tour affiliated tennis tournament played from 1978 to 1989. It was held in Mahwah, New Jersey in the United States and played on outdoor hard courts.

Steffi Graf was the most successful player at the tournament, winning the singles competition three times and the doubles competition in 1989 partnering American Pam Shriver.

Past finals[edit]

Singles[edit]

Date Champion Runner-up Score
1978 United Kingdom Virginia Wade Australia Kerry Reid 1–6, 6–1, 6–4
1979 United States Chris Evert United States Tracy Austin 6–7, 6–4, 6–1
1980 Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková United States Andrea Jaeger 6–7, 6–2, 6–2
1981 Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková United States Pam Casale 6–2, 6–2
1982 United States Leigh-Anne Thompson West Germany Bettina Bunge 7–6, 6–3
1983 United Kingdom Jo Durie Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková 2–6, 7–5, 6–4
1984 United States Martina Navratilova United States Pam Shriver 6–4, 4–6, 7–5
1985 United States Kathy Rinaldi West Germany Steffi Graf 6–4, 3–6, 6–4
1986 West Germany Steffi Graf United States Molly Van Nostrand 7–5, 6–1
1987 Bulgaria Manuela Maleeva West Germany Sylvia Hanika 1–6, 6–4, 6–1
1988 West Germany Steffi Graf France Nathalie Tauziat 6–0, 6–1
1989 West Germany Steffi Graf Hungary Andrea Temesvári 7–5, 6–2

Doubles[edit]

Date Champions Runners-up Score
1978 South Africa Ilana Kloss
South Africa Marise Kruger
United States Barbara Potter
Australia Pam Whytcross
6–3, 6–1
1979 United States Tracy Austin
Netherlands Betty Stöve
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec
Czechoslovakia Regina Maršíková
7–6, 2–6, 6–4
1980 Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
United States Candy Reynolds
United States Pam Shriver
Netherlands Betty Stöve
4–6, 6–3, 6–1
1981 United States Rosemary Casals
Australia Wendy Turnbull
United States Candy Reynolds
Netherlands Betty Stöve
6–2, 6–1
1982 United States Barbara Potter
United States Sharon Walsh
United States Rosemary Casals
Australia Wendy Turnbull
6–1, 6–4
1983 United Kingdom Jo Durie
United States Sharon Walsh
South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank
United States Candy Reynolds
4–6, 7–5, 6–3
1984 United States Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
United Kingdom Jo Durie
United States Ann Kiyomura
7–6, 3–6, 6–2
1985 United States Kathy Jordan
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
7–6, 6–3
1986 United States Betsy Nagelsen
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
West Germany Steffi Graf
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
7–6, 6–3
1987 United States Gigi Fernández
United States Lori McNeil
United Kingdom Anne Hobbs
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
6–3, 6–2
1988 Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
United States Gigi Fernández
United States Robin White
6–3, 6–2
1989 West Germany Steffi Graf
United States Pam Shriver
United States Louise Allen
Peru Laura Gildemeister
6–2, 6–4

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