1988 United Jersey Bank Classic

The 1988 United Jersey Bank Classic was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts in Mahwah, New Jersey in the United States and was part of the Category 3 tier of the 1988 WTA Tour. It was the 11th edition of the tournament and was held from August 22 through August 28, 1988. First-seeded Steffi Graf won the singles title, her second at the event after 1986, and earned $40,000 first-prize money.[1][2][3]

1988 United Jersey Bank Classic
DateAugust 22 – 28
CategoryCategory 3
Draw28S / 16D
Prize money$200,000
SurfaceHard / outdoor
LocationMahwah, New Jersey
West Germany Steffi Graf
Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná / Czechoslovakia Helena Suková
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  Steffi Graf defeated   Nathalie Tauziat 6–0, 6–1

  • It was Graf's 8th singles title of the year and the 27th of her career.


  Jana Novotná /   Helena Suková defeated   Gigi Fernández /   Robin White 6–3, 6–2

  • It was Novotná's 6th title of the year and the 10th of her career. It was Suková's 4th title of the year and the 32nd of her career.


  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1989). The International Tennis Federation : World of Tennis 1989. London: Willow Books. pp. 175, 202. ISBN 9780002183116.
  2. ^ "United Jersey Bank Tennis Classic". Truth Tobacco Industry Documents. Philip Morris. August 1988 – via University of California San Francisco.
  3. ^ Henlon, Maureen; Bloch Shallouf, Renee, eds. (1988). 1988 Women's International Tennis Association Media Guide. Miami: WITA. p. 355.

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