1974 Virginia Slims of Detroit

The 1974 Virginia Slims of Detroit was a women's tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts at the Cobo Hall & Arena in Detroit, Michigan in the United States that was part of the 1974 Virginia Slims World Championship Series. It was the third edition of the tournament and was held from February 20 through February 24, 1974.[1] First-seeded Billie Jean King won the singles title and earned $10,000 first-prize money.[2]

1974 Virginia Slims of Detroit
DateFebruary 20–24
Edition3rd
CategoryVirginia Slims circuit
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$50,000
SurfaceCarpet (Sporteze) / indoor
LocationDetroit, USA
VenueCobo Hall & Arena
Champions
Singles
United States Billie Jean King
Doubles
United States Rosemary Casals / United States Billie Jean King
← 1973 · Virginia Slims of Detroit · 1975 →

FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Billie Jean King defeated   Rosemary Casals 6–1, 6–1

DoublesEdit

  Rosemary Casals /   Billie Jean King defeated   Françoise Dürr /   Betty Stöve 2–6, 6–4, 7–5

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32
Singles [1] $10,000 $5,600 $2,800 $1,400 $700 $350

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b John Dolan (2011). Women's Tennis 1968–84: the Ultimate Guide. Remous. pp. 178, 181.
  2. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1975). World of Tennis '75 : a BP and Commercial Union yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 155–156. ISBN 9780362002171.