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The 1991 St. Petersburg Open was a women's tennis tournament played from September 23 through 29, 1991, on indoor carpet courts at the St. Petersburg Sports and Concert Complex in Saint Petersburg, Soviet Union, that was part of Tier V of the 1991 Kraft General Foods World Tour (1991 WTA Tour). It was the third edition of the WTA tournament inaugurated under the title of Virginia Slims of Moscow in 1989 and later known as the Moscow Ladies Open.

1991 St. Petersburg Open
DateSeptember 23 – September 29
Edition3rd
CategoryTier V
Prize money$100,000
SurfaceCarpet (i)
LocationSt. Petersburg, Soviet Union
VenueSt. Petersburg Sports and Concert Complex (a.k.a. SKK Peterburgsky)
Champions
Singles
Soviet Union Larisa Savchenko-Neiland
Doubles
Soviet Union Elena Brioukhovets / Soviet Union Natalia Medvedeva
← 1990 · Moscow Ladies Open · 1994 →

Contents

ChampionsEdit

SinglesEdit

  Larisa Savchenko-Neiland defeated   Barbara Rittner 3–6, 6–3, 6–4[1]

  • It was Savchenko-Neiland's 1st of 2 WTA singles titles of her career.

DoublesEdit

  Elena Brioukhovets /   Natalia Medvedeva defeated   Isabelle Demongeot /   Jo Durie 7–5, 6–3

  • It was Brioukhovets's 1st WTA doubles title of the year and the 3rd and last of her career. It was Medvedeva's 1st WTA doubles title of the year and the 5th of her career.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WTA Moscow Ladies Open - Women's Singles". Grand Slam History. Retrieved 2018-10-18.