1988 European Open

The 1988 European Open was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts at the Drizia-Miremont Tennis Club in Geneva in Switzerland and was part of the Category 2 of the 1988 WTA Tour. The tournament ran from 16 May until 22 May 1988. Barbara Paulus won the singles title.[1][2]

1988 European Open
Date16–22 May
Draw32S / 16D
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationGeneva, Switzerland
VenueDrizia-Miremont Tennis Club
Austria Barbara Paulus
Switzerland Christiane Jolissaint / South Africa Dianne van Rensburg
← 1987 · WTA Swiss Open · 1989 →



  Barbara Paulus defeated   Lori McNeil 6–4, 5–7, 6–1

  • It was Paulus' 1st title of the year and the 1st of her career.


  Christiane Jolissaint /   Dianne van Rensburg defeated   Maria Lindström /   Claudia Porwik 6–1, 6–3

  • It was Jolissaint's 2nd title of the year and the 5th of her career. It was van Rensburg's only title of the year and the 2nd of her career.


  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1989). The International Tennis Federation : World of Tennis 1989. London: Willow Books. pp. 174, 211. ISBN 9780002183116.
  2. ^ Henlon, Maureen; Bloch Shallouf, Renee, eds. (1988). 1988 Women's International Tennis Association Media Guide. Miami: WITA. p. 355.

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