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The 1987 Family Circle NSW Open was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor grass courts at the White City Stadium in Sydney, Australia that was part of the Category 3 tier of the 1987 Virginia Slims World Championship Series. It was the 95th edition of the tournament and was held from 5 January until 11 January 1987. Sixth-seeded Zina Garrison won the singles title.[1][2]

1987 Family Circle NSW Open
Date5–11 January
Edition95th
CategoryCategory 3
Draw56S / 32D
Prize money$150,000
SurfaceGrass
LocationSydney, Australia
VenueWhite City Stadium
Champions
Singles
United States Zina Garrison
Doubles
United States Betsy Nagelsen / Australia Elizabeth Smylie
← 1985 · NSW Open · 1988 →

Contents

FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Zina Garrison defeated   Pam Shriver 6–2, 6–4

  • It was Garrison's 1st singles title of the year and the 5th of her career.

DoublesEdit

  Betsy Nagelsen /   Elizabeth Smylie defeated   Jenny Byrne /   Janine Tremelling 6–7(5–7), 7–5, 6–1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1988). The International Tennis Federation : World of Tennis 1988. London: Willow Books. pp. 182–183. ISBN 9780002182690.
  2. ^ "Zina Garrison and Pam Shriver Saturday surged into the..." UPI. 9 January 1987.

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