1974 Virginia Slims of Philadelphia

The 1974 Virginia Slims of Philadelphia was a women's tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts at the Palestra in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 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 April 22 through April 28, 1974. Seventh-seeded Olga Morozova won the singles title and earned[a] $10,000 first-prize money.[1][2]

1974 Virginia Slims of Philadelphia
DateApril 22–28
Edition3rd
CategoryVirginia Slims circuit
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$50,000
SurfaceCarpet (Sportface) / indoor
LocationPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
VenuePalestra
Champions
Singles
Soviet Union Olga Morozova
Doubles
United States Rosemary Casals
United States Billie Jean King
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FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Olga Morozova defeated   Billie Jean King 7–6(5–2), 6–1

DoublesEdit

  Rosemary Casals /   Billie Jean King defeated   Kerry Harris /   Lesley Hunt 6–3, 7–6

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F 3rd 4th QF Round of 16 Round of 32
Singles [1] $10,000 $5,600 $3,000 $2,600 $1,400 $700 $350

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Morozova had to hand the prize money over to the Russian Tennis Federation.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c John Dolan (2011). Women's Tennis 1968–84: the Ultimate Guide. Remous. pp. 178, 184–185.
  2. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1974). World of Tennis '75 : a BP and Commercial Union yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 155, 159. ISBN 9780362002171.