1982 Avon Championships of Washington

The 1982 Avon Championships of Washington was a women's tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts (Sporteze) at the GWU Charles Smith Center and the Capital Centre in Washington D.C., District of Columbia in the United States that was part of the 1982 Avon Championships Circuit. It was the ninth edition of the tournament and was held from January 4 through January 11, 1982.[1] Second-seeded Martina Navratilova won the singles title and earned $40,000 first-prize money.[1][2][3]

1982 Avon Championships of Washington
DateJanuary 4–11
CategoryVirginia Slims circuit
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$200,000
SurfaceCarpet / indoor
LocationWashington D.C., U.S.
Landover, Maryland, U.S.
VenueGWU Charles Smith Center
Capital Centre
United States Martina Navratilova
United States Kathy Jordan / United States Anne Smith
← 1979 · Virginia Slims of Washington · 1983 →



  Martina Navratilova defeated   Anne Smith 6–2, 6–3

  • It was Navratilova's first singles title of the year and the 56th of her career.


  Kathy Jordan /   Anne Smith defeated   Martina Navratilova /   Pam Shriver 6–2, 3–6, 6–1

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32
Singles [1] $40,000 $20,000 $9,900 $4,800 $2,500 $1,350


  1. ^ a b c John Dolan (2011). Women's Tennis 1968–84: the Ultimate Guide. Remous. pp. 427–428.
  2. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1983). Slazengers World of Tennis 1983  : the official yearbook of the International Tennis Federation. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 171. ISBN 0356093832.
  3. ^ Thomas Boswell (January 11, 1982). "Navratilova, Smith await a friendly final". The Washington Post.

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