The 1988 Fernleaf Classic was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts in Wellington in New Zealand and was part of the Category 1 tier of the 1988 WTA Tour. The tournament ran from 1 February through 8 February 1988. The singles title was won by 13th seeded Jill Hetherington.
|1988 Fernleaf Classic|
|Draw||56S / 24D|
|Surface||Hard / outdoor|
|Location||Wellington, New Zealand|
|Patty Fendick / Jill Hetherington|
- It was Hetherington's 2nd title of the year and the 3rd of her career.
- It was Fendick's 3rd title of the year and the 3rd of her career. It was Hetherington's 3rd title of the year and the 4th of her career.
- 1988 BP National Championships – men's tournament