The 1987 European Open was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts in Geneva, Switzerland that was part of the Category 2 tier of the 1987 Virginia Slims World Championship Series. It was the 11th edition of the tournament and was held from 18 May until 24 May 1987. First-seeded Chris Evert won the singles title, her third at the event after 1981 and 1982.[1][2]

1987 European Open
Date18–24 May
Draw56S / 24D
Prize money$100,000
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationGeneva, Switzerland
United States Chris Evert
United States Betsy Nagelsen
Australia Elizabeth Smylie
← 1986 · WTA Swiss Open · 1988 →

Finals Edit

Singles Edit

  Chris Evert defeated   Manuela Maleeva 6–3, 4–6, 6–2

  • It was Evert's 4th singles title of the year and the 152nd of her career.

Doubles Edit

  Betsy Nagelsen /   Elizabeth Smylie defeated   Laura Gildemeister /   Catherine Tanvier 4–6, 6–4, 6–3

References Edit

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1988). The International Tennis Federation : World of Tennis 1988. London: Willow Books. pp. 178, 221. ISBN 9780002182690.
  2. ^ Remmert, Richard A., ed. (1988). 1988 Women's International Tennis Association Media Guide. Miami: WITA. p. 337.

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