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1990 WTA Tour Championships

The 1990 Virginia Slims Championships was the season-ending women's tennis held at the Madison Square Garden in New York, United States between November 12 and November 18, 1990. Second-seeded Monica Seles won the singles title in the first five set women's final since Elisabeth Moore won the 1901 U.S. National Championships.[1] Seles received $250,000 first-prize money. Martina Navratilova had qualified for the tournament but withdrew in order to undergo a knee operation.[2][3]

1990 WTA Tour Championships
DateNovember 12 - 18
Edition20th
Draw16S / 8D
Prize money$3,000,000
SurfaceCarpet / indoor
LocationNew York City, United States
VenueMadison Square Garden
Champions
Singles
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles
Doubles
United States Kathy Jordan / Australia Elizabeth Sayers
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FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Monica Seles defeated   Gabriela Sabatini, 6–4, 5–7, 3–6, 6–4, 6–2.

DoublesEdit

  Kathy Jordan /   Elizabeth Sayers defeated   Mercedes Paz /   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario, 7–6(7–4), 6–4.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Robin Finn (November 19, 1990). "Seles Outlasts Sabatini". The New York Times.
  2. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1990). The International Tennis Federation : World of Tennis 1990. London: Willow Books. pp. 173–174. ISBN 9780002183550.
  3. ^ Diane Pucin (November 19, 1990). "Seles Outlasts Sabatini In Historic 5-set Final". articles.philly.com. Philly.com.

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