1974 Virginia Slims of Washington

The 1974 Virginia Slims of Washington was a women's tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts at the James Robinson School Field House in Fairfax, Virginia 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 January 28 through February 3, 1974.[1] First-seeded Billie Jean King won the singles title and earned $10,000 first-prize money.[2]

1974 Virginia Slims of Washington
DateJanuary 28 – February 3
Edition3rd
CategoryVirginia Slims circuit
Draw32S / 8D
Prize money$50,000
SurfaceCarpet (Sporteze) / indoor
LocationFairfax, Virginia, U.S.
VenueJames Robinson School Field House
Champions
Singles
United States Billie Jean King
Doubles
United States Billie Jean King / Netherlands Betty Stöve
← 1973 · Virginia Slims of Washington · 1975 →

FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Billie Jean King defeated   Kerry Melville 6–0, 6–2

DoublesEdit

  Billie Jean King /   Betty Stöve defeated   Françoise Dürr /   Kerry Harris 6–3, 6–4

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b John Dolan (2011). Women's Tennis 1968–84: the Ultimate Guide. Remous. pp. 178, 180.
  2. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1975). World of Tennis '75 : a BP and Commercial Union yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 156. ISBN 9780362002171.