1983 Virginia Slims of Los Angeles

The 1983 Virginia Slims of Los Angeles was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts at the Manhattan Country Club in Manhattan Beach, California in the United States that was part of the 1983 Virginia Slims World Championship Series. The tournament was held from August 8 through August 14, 1983. First-seeded Martina Navratilova won the singles title and earned $27,5000 first-prize money.[1][2]

1983 Virginia Slims of Los Angeles
DateAugust 8–14
Edition10th
Draw56S / 32D
Prize money$150,000
SurfaceHard / outdoor
LocationManhattan Beach, CA, U.S.
VenueManhattan Country Club
Champions
Singles
United States Martina Navratilova
Doubles
United States Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver
← 1982 · Virginia Slims of Los Angeles · 1984 →

FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Martina Navratilova defeated   Chris Evert-Lloyd 6–1, 6–3

  • It was Navratilova's 10th singles title of the year and the 80th of her career.

DoublesEdit

  Martina Navratilova /   Pam Shriver defeated   Betsy Nagelsen /   Virginia Ruzici 6–1 6–0

  • It was Shriver's 10th title of the year and the 44th of her career.

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Prel. round
Singles [1] $27,500 $14,000 $7,150 $3,300 $1,600 $800 $400

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b John Dolan (2011). Women's Tennis 1968–84: the Ultimate Guide. Remous. pp. 427, 432.
  2. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1984). World of Tennis 1984 : The Official Yearbook of the International Tennis Federation. London: Willow Books. pp. 462, 475–476. ISBN 0002181223.

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