1971 Virginia Slims of San Diego

The 1971 Virginia Slims of San Diego was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the Morely Field Sports Complex in San Diego, California in the United States that was part of the 1971 Women's Tennis Circuit. It was the inaugural edition of the tournament and was held from April 22 through April 25, 1971. First-seeded Billie Jean King won the singles title and earned $2,5000 first-prize money.[1][2]

1971 Virginia Slims of San Diego
DateApril 22–25
Edition1st
CategoryWT Pro Tour
Draw12S / 4D
Prize money$12,500
SurfaceHard / outdoor
LocationSan Diego, California U.S.
VenueMorely Field Sports Complex
Champions
Singles
United States Billie Jean King
Doubles
United States Rosie Casals / United States Billie Jean King
Virginia Slims of San Diego · 1979 →

FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Billie Jean King defeated   Rosie Casals 4–6, 7–5, 6–1

DoublesEdit

  Rosie Casals /   Billie Jean King defeated   Françoise Dürr /   Judy Tegart Dalton 6–7, 6–2, 6–3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ John Dolan (2011). Women's Tennis 1968–84: the Ultimate Guide. Remous. pp. 80, 89.
  2. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1972). World of Tennis '72. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 159. ISBN 9780362001037. OCLC 86035663.