1982 Avon Championships of Houston

The 1982 Avon Championships of Houston was a women's tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts at the Summit in Houston, Texas in the United States that was part of the 1982 Avon Championships Circuit. It was the 12th edition of the tournament and was held from February 15 through February 21, 1982.[1] Third-seeded Bettina Bunge won the singles title and earned $22,000 first-prize money.[2]

1982 Avon Championships of Houston
DateFebruary 15 – 21
Edition12th
CategoryVirginia Slims circuit
Draw17S / 10D
Prize money$100,000
SurfaceCarpet (Sporteze) / indoor
LocationHouston, Texas, U.S.
VenueThe Summit
Champions
Singles
West Germany Bettina Bunge
Doubles
United States Kathy Jordan / United States Ann Kiyomura
← 1981 · Virginia Slims of Houston · 1983 →

FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Bettina Bunge defeated   Pam Shriver 6–2, 3–6, 6–2

  • It was Bunge's 1st title of her career.

DoublesEdit

  Kathy Jordan /   Pam Shriver defeated   Sue Barker /   Sharon Walsh 7–6(8–6), 6–2

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Prel. round
Singles [1] $22,000 $11,000 $6,050 $3,000 $1,650 $900

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b John Dolan (2011). Women's Tennis 1968–84: the Ultimate Guide. Remous. pp. 427, 431.
  2. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1983). Slazengers World of Tennis 1983  : the official yearbook of the International Tennis Federation. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 171–172. ISBN 0356093832.

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