1992 WTA Tour

The 1992 WTA Tour (officially titled 1992 Kraft General Foods World Tour after its sponsor) was the elite professional tennis circuit organized by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) for the 1992 tennis season.

1992 WTA Tour
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Monica Seles dominated 1992
Details
DurationDecember 2, 1991
– November 16, 1992
Edition22nd
Tournaments57
CategoriesGrand Slam (4)
WTA Championships
Summer Olympics
WTA Tier I (6)
WTA Tier II (15)
WTA Tier III (5)
WTA Tier IV (11)
WTA Tier V (14)
Achievements (singles)
Most tournament titlesFederal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles (10)
Most tournament finalsFederal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles (14)
Prize money leaderFederal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles $2,622,352
Points leaderFederal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles 283.00
Awards
Player of the yearFederal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles
Doubles Team of the yearLatvia Larisa Neiland
Commonwealth of Independent States Natasha Zvereva
Most improved
player of the year
Japan Kimiko Date
Newcomer of the yearUnited States Debbie Graham
Comeback
player of the year
Australia Jenny Byrne
1991
1993

The WTA Tour is the elite tour for professional women's tennis organised by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA). The WTA Tour includes the four Grand Slam tournaments, the WTA Tour Championships and the WTA Tier I, Tier II, Tier III and Tier IV events. ITF tournaments are not part of the WTA Tour, although they award points for the WTA World Ranking.

ScheduleEdit

Key
Grand Slam tournaments
Summer Olympic Games
Year-end championships
WTA Tier I events
WTA Tier II events
WTA Tier III events
WTA Tier IV events
WTA Tier V events
Team events

December 1991Edit

Week Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
Dec 2 Nivea Cup
São Paulo, Brazil
Tier V event
$75,000 – Clay – 32S/32Q/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
  Sabine Hack
6–3, 7–5
  Veronika Martinek   Inés Gorrochategui
  Donna Faber
  Virginia Ruano
  Luanne Spadea
  Patricia Tarabini
  Florencia Labat
  Inés Gorrochategui
  Mercedes Paz
6–2, 6–2
  Renata Baranski
  Laura Glitz
Dec 30 Hyundai Hopman Cup
Perth, Australia
ITF Mixed Teams Championships
A$1,000,000 – Hard (i) – 12 teams
   Switzerland
2–1
  Czechoslovakia   Germany
  Spain
  France
  United States
  CIS
  Spain
Danone Open
Brisbane, Australia
WTA Tier IV
$150,000 – Hard – 56S/32Q/32D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
  Nicole Provis
6–3, 6–2
  Rachel McQuillan   Magdalena Maleeva
  Debbie Graham
  Andrea Temesvári
  Radka Zrubáková
  Mana Endo
  Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
  Jana Novotná
  Larisa Neiland
6–4, 6–3
  Manon Bollegraf
  Nicole Provis

JanuaryEdit

Week Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
Jan 6 NSW Open
Sydney, Australia
WTA Tier III
$225,000 – Hard – 56S/32Q/28D
SinglesDoubles
  Gabriela Sabatini
6–1, 6–1
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario   Mary Joe Fernández
  Anke Huber
  Gigi Fernández
  Leila Meskhi
  Jana Novotná
  Conchita Martínez
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Helena Suková
7–6(7–4), 6–7(4–7), 6–2
  Mary Joe Fernández
  Zina Garrison-Jackson
Jan 13
Jan 20
Australian Open
Melbourne, Australia
Grand Slam
$2,000,000 – Hard – 128S/48Q/64D/32X
SinglesDoublesMixed Doubles
  Monica Seles
6–2, 6–3
  Mary Joe Fernández   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Gabriela Sabatini
  Anke Huber
  Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
  Jennifer Capriati
  Amy Frazier
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Helena Suková
6–4, 7–6(7–3)
  Mary Joe Fernández
  Zina Garrison-Jackson
  Nicole Provis
  Mark Woodforde
6–3, 4–6, 11–9
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Todd Woodbridge
Jan 27 Nutri-Metics Bendon Classic
Auckland, New Zealand
WTA Tier V
$100,000 – Hard – 32S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Robin White
2–6, 6–4, 6–3
  Andrea Strnadová   Larisa Neiland
  Petra Thorén
  Alexia Dechaume
  Bettina Fulco
  Monique Javer
  Raffaella Reggi
  Rosalyn Fairbank-Nideffer
  Raffaella Reggi
1–6, 6–1, 7–5
  Jill Hetherington
  Kathy Rinaldi
Toray Pan Pacific Open
Tokyo, Japan
WTA Tier II
$350,000 – Carpet (i) – 28S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Gabriela Sabatini
6–2, 4–6, 6–2
  Martina Navratilova   Kimiko Date
  Magdalena Maleeva
  Pam Shriver
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Helena Suková
  Laura Gildemeister
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Helena Suková
7–5, 6–1
  Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver

FebruaryEdit

Week Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
Feb 4 Fernleaf Butter Classic
Wellington, New Zealand
WTA Tier V
$100,000 – Hard – 32S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Noëlle van Lottum
6–4, 6–0
  Donna Faber   Monique Javer
  Ann Grossman
  Jo-Anne Faull
  Clare Wood
  Claudine Toleafoa
  Louise Field
  Belinda Borneo
  Clare Wood
6–0, 7–6(7–5)
  Jo-Anne Faull
  Julie Richardson
Nokia Grand Prix
Essen, Germany
WTA Tier II
$350,000 – Carpet (i) – 32S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Monica Seles
6–0, 6–3
  Mary Joe Fernández   Mary Pierce
  Barbara Rittner
  Catarina Lindqvist
  Katerina Maleeva
  Anke Huber
  Sabine Appelmans
  Katerina Maleeva
  Barbara Rittner
7–5, 6–3
  Sabine Appelmans
  Claudia Porwik
Mizuno World Ladies
Osaka, Japan
WTA Tier IV
$150,000 – Carpet (i) – 32S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Helena Suková
6–2, 4–6, 6–1
  Laura Gildemeister   Karina Habšudová
  Kimiko Date
  Kumiko Okamoto
  Yone Kamio
  Rachel McQuillan
  Naoko Sawamatsu
  Rennae Stubbs
  Helena Suková
3–6, 6–4, 7–5
  Sandy Collins
  Rachel McQuillan
Feb 10 Int. Austrian Indoor Championships
Linz, Austria
WTA Tier V
$100,000 – Carpet (i) – 32S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Natalia Medvedeva
6–4, 6–2
  Pascale Paradis   Eugenia Maniokova
  Sandra Cecchini
  Claudia Porwik
  Mary Pierce
  Dominique Monami
  Catarina Lindqvist
  Monique Kiene
  Miriam Oremans
6–4, 6–2
  Claudia Porwik
  Raffaella Reggi
Virginia Slims of Chicago
Chicago, United States
WTA Tier II
$350,000 – Carpet (i) – 28S/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Martina Navratilova
7–6(7–4), 4–6, 7–5
  Jana Novotná   Steffi Graf
  Lori McNeil
  Manon Bollegraf
  Amy Frazier
  Zina Garrison-Jackson
  Pam Shriver
  Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver
6–2, 6–4
  Katrina Adams
  Zina Garrison-Jackson
Feb 17 Virginia Slims of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, United States
WTA Tier IV
$150,000 – Hard (i) – 32S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Zina Garrison-Jackson
7–5, 3–6, 7–6(12–10)
  Lori McNeil   Amy Frazier
  Manon Bollegraf
  Ann Grossman
  Debbie Graham
  Nicole Provis
  Gigi Fernández
  Lori McNeil
  Nicole Provis
3–6, 6–4, 7–6(8–6)
  Katrina Adams
  Manon Bollegraf
Cesena Championships
Cesena, Italy
WTA Tier V
$100,000 – Carpet (i) – 32S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Mary Pierce
6–1, 6–1
  Catherine Tanvier   Katarzyna Nowak
  Laura Golarsa
  Linda Ferrando
  Nathalie Herreman
  Petra Langrová
  Pascale Paradis
  Catherine Suire
  Catherine Tanvier
Default
  Sabine Appelmans
  Raffaella Reggi
Feb 24 Matrix Essentials Evert Cup
Indian Wells, United States
WTA Tier II
$350,000 – Hard – 56S/32Q/28D
SinglesDoubles
  Monica Seles
6–3, 6–1
  Conchita Martínez   Katerina Maleeva
  Ann Grossman
  Gigi Fernández
  Nathalie Tauziat
  Judith Wiesner
  Amy Frazier
  Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
  Stephanie Rehe
6–3,6–3
  Jill Hetherington
  Kathy Rinaldi

MarchEdit

Week Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
Mar 2
Mar 9
Virginia Slims of Florida
Boca Raton, United States
WTA Tier I
$550,000 – Hard – 56S/32Q/28D
SinglesDoubles
  Steffi Graf
3–6, 6–2, 6–0
  Conchita Martínez   Mary Joe Fernández
  Amanda Coetzer
  Zina Garrison-Jackson
  Nathalie Tauziat
  Barbara Rittner
  Gabriela Sabatini
  Larisa Neiland
  Natalia Zvereva
6–2, 6–2
  Linda Harvey-Wild
  Conchita Martínez
Mar 16 Lipton International Players Championships
Key Biscayne, United States
WTA Tier I
$800,000 – Hard – 96S/64Q/48D
SinglesDoubles
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6–1, 6–4
  Gabriela Sabatini   Jennifer Capriati
  Steffi Graf
  Monica Seles
  Amanda Coetzer
  Amy Frazier
  Mary Joe Fernandez
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Larisa Neiland
7–5, 5–7, 6–3
  Jill Hetherington
  Kathy Rinaldi
Mar 23 Acura U.S. Hard Court Championships
San Antonio, United States
WTA Tier III
$225,000 – Hard – 28S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Martina Navratilova
6–2, 6–1
  Nathalie Tauziat   Pam Shriver
  Amy Frazier
  Raffaella Reggi
  Lori McNeil
  Karina Habšudová
  Eugenia Maniokova
  Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver
3–6, 6–2, 7–6(7–4)
  Patty Fendick
  Andrea Strnadová
Light 'n' Lively Doubles Championships
Wesley Chapel, United States
Doubles Draw
$175,000 – Clay – 8D
  Jana Novotná
  Larisa Neiland
6–4, 6–2
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Natalia Zvereva
Mar 30 Family Circle Cup
Hilton Head Island, United States
WTA Tier I
$550,000 – Clay – 56S/32Q/28D
SinglesDoubles
  Gabriela Sabatini
6–1, 6–4
  Conchita Martínez   Brenda Schultz
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Patricia Hy
  Caroline Kuhlman
  Leila Meskhi
  Natalia Zvereva
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Natalia Zvereva
6–4, 6–2
  Jana Novotná
  Larisa Neiland

AprilEdit

Week Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
Apr 6 Bausch & Lomb Championships
Amelia Island, United States
WTA Tier II
$350,000 – Clay – 56S/32Q/28D
SinglesDoubles
  Gabriela Sabatini
6–2, 1–6, 6–3
  Steffi Graf   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Conchita Martínez
  Leila Meskhi
  Sabine Hack
  Zina Garrison-Jackson
  Jana Novotná
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Natalia Zvereva
6–1, 6–0
  Zina Garrison-Jackson
  Jana Novotná
Suntory Japan Open Tennis Championships
Tokyo, Japan
WTA Tier IV
$150,000 – Hard – 32S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Kimiko Date
7–5, 3–6, 6–3
  Sabine Appelmans   Amy Frazier
  Naoko Sawamatsu
  Natalia Medvedeva
  Monique Javer
  Raffaella Reggi
  Marianne Werdel
  Rika Hiraki
  Amy Frazier
7–5, 6–7, 0–6
  Kimiko Date
  Stephanie Rehe
Apr 13 Volvo Women's Open
Pattaya City, Thailand
WTA Tier V
$100,000 – Hard – 32S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Sabine Appelmans
7–5, 3–6, 7–5
  Andrea Strnadová   Natalia Medvedeva
  Yayuk Basuki
  Catarina Lindqvist
  Wang Shi-ting
  Pascale Paradis
  Stephanie Rottier
  Isabelle Demongeot
  Natalia Medvedeva
6–1, 6–1
  Pascale Paradis
  Sandrine Testud
Virginia Slims of Houston
Houston, United States
WTA Tier II
$350,000 – Clay – 28S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Monica Seles
6–4, 6–3
  Zina Garrison-Jackson   Laura Gildemeister
  Katerina Maleeva
  Bettina Fulco
  Gigi Fernández
  Iva Majoli
  Sandra Cecchini
  Patty Fendick
  Gigi Fernández
7–5, 6–4
  Jill Hetherington
  Kathy Rinaldi
Apr 20 Open Seat of Spain
Barcelona, Spain
WTA Tier III
$225,000 – Clay – 56S/28Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Monica Seles
3–6, 6–2, 6–3
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario   Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
  Conchita Martínez
  Mary Pierce
  Wiltrud Probst
  Nathalie Tauziat
  Julie Halard
  Conchita Martínez
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6–4, 6–1
  Nathalie Tauziat
  Judith Wiesner
Malaysian Women's Open
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
WTA Tier V
$100,000 – Hard – 56S/28Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Yayuk Basuki
6–3, 6–0
  Andrea Strnadová   Monique Javer
  Catarina Lindqvist
  Natalia Medvedeva
  Pascale Paradis
  Li Fang
  Stephanie Rottier
  Isabelle Demongeot
  Natalia Medvedeva
2–6, 6–4, 6–1
  Rika Hiraki
  Petra Langrová
Apr 27 Citizen Cup
Hamburg, Germany
WTA Tier II
$350,000 – Clay – 32S/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Steffi Graf
7–6(7–5), 6–2
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario   Anke Huber
  Gabriela Sabatini
  Leila Meskhi
  Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
  Jana Novotná
  Judith Wiesner
  Steffi Graf
  Rennae Stubbs
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
  Manon Bollegraf
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
Ilva Trophy
Taranto, Italy
WTA Tier V
$100,000 – Clay – 32S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Julie Halard
6–0, 7–5
  Emanuela Zardo   Linda Ferrando
  Radka Zrubáková
  Catherine Mothes
  Amanda Coetzer
  Veronika Martinek
  Ann Grossman
  Amanda Coetzer
  Inés Gorrochategui
4–6, 6–3, 7–3(7–0)
  Rachel McQuillan
  Radka Zrubáková

MayEdit

Week Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
May 4 Peugeot Italian Open
Rome, Italy
WTA Tier I
$550,000 – Clay – 56S/28D
SinglesDoubles
  Gabriela Sabatini
7–5, 6–4
  Monica Seles   Amanda Coetzer
  Mary Joe Fernández
  Leila Meskhi
  Natalia Zvereva
  Anke Huber
  Nathalie Tauziat
  Monica Seles
  Helena Suková
6–1, 6–2
  Katerina Maleeva
  Barbara Rittner
Belgian Open
Waregem, Belgium
WTA Tier V
$100,000 – Clay – 32S/31Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Wiltrud Probst
6–2, 6–3
  Meike Babel   Nanne Dahlman
  Nicole Muns-Jagerman
  Esmir Hoogendoorn
  Sybille Niox-Château
  Kristin Godridge
  Emanuela Zardo
  Manon Bollegraf
  Caroline Vis
6–4, 6–3
  Elena Brioukhovets
  Petra Langrová
May 11 Lufthansa Cup
Berlin, Germany
WTA Tier I
$550,000 – Clay – 56S/32Q/28D
SinglesDoubles
  Steffi Graf
4–6, 7–5, 6–2
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario   Jennifer Capriati
  Mary Joe Fernández
  Julie Halard
  Radka Zrubáková
  Sandra Cecchini
  Sabine Appelmans
  Jana Novotná
  Larisa Neiland
7–6(7–5), 4–6, 7–5
  Gigi Fernández
  Natalia Zvereva
May 18 Internationaux de Strasbourg
Strasbourg, France
WTA Tier IV
$150,000 – Clay – 28S/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Judith Wiesner
6–1, 6–3
  Naoko Sawamatsu   Mariaan de Swardt
  Bettina Fulco
  Debbie Graham
  Sandrine Testud
  Mercedes Paz
  Florencia Labat
  Patty Fendick
  Andrea Strnadová
6–3, 6–4
  Lori McNeil
  Mercedes Paz
Lucerne Ladies European Open
Lucerne, Switzerland
WTA Tier IV
$150,000 – Clay – 28S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Amy Frazier
6–4, 4–6, 7–5
  Radka Zrubáková   Emanuela Zardo
  Christelle Fauche
  Sabine Hack
  Magdalena Maleeva
  Amanda Coetzer
  Linda Harvey-Wild
  Amy Frazier
  Elna Reinach
7–5, 6–2
  Karina Habšudová
  Marianne Werdel
May 25
Jun 1
French Open
Paris, France
Grand Slam
$3,277,836 – Clay – 128S/64Q/64D/64X
SinglesDoublesMixed Doubles
  Monica Seles
6–2, 3–6, 10–8
  Steffi Graf   Gabriela Sabatini
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Jennifer Capriati
  Conchita Martínez
  Manon Bollegraf
  Natalia Zvereva
  Gigi Fernández
  Natalia Zvereva
6–3, 6–2
  Conchita Martínez
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Mark Woodforde
6–2, 6–3
  Lori McNeil
  Bryan Shelton

JuneEdit

Week Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
Jun 8 Dow Classic
Birmingham, Great Britain
WTA Tier IV
$150,000 – Grass – 56S/32Q/28D
SinglesDoubles
  Brenda Schultz
6–2, 6–2
  Jenny Byrne   Pam Shriver
  Jo Durie
  Zina Garrison-Jackson
  Larisa Neiland
  Lori McNeil
  Andrea Temesvári
  Lori McNeil
  Rennae Stubbs
5–7, 6–3, 8–6
  Sandy Collins
  Elna Reinach
Jun 15 Pilkington Glass Championships
Eastbourne, Great Britain
WTA Tier II
$350,000 – Grass – 64S/32Q/32D
SinglesDoubles
  Lori McNeil
6–4, 6–4
  Linda Harvey-Wild   Rosalyn Fairbank
  Mary Joe Fernández
  Rennae Stubbs
  Jana Novotná
  Nathalie Tauziat
  Helena Suková
  Jana Novotná
  Larisa Neiland
6–0, 6–3
  Mary Joe Fernández
  Zina Garrison-Jackson
Jun 22
Jun 29
Wimbledon Championships
London, Great Britain
Grand Slam
$3,000,000 – Grass – 128S/64Q/64D/64X
SinglesDoublesMixed Doubles
  Steffi Graf
6–2, 6–1
  Monica Seles   Martina Navratilova
  Gabriela Sabatini
  Nathalie Tauziat
  Katerina Maleeva
  Jennifer Capriati
  Natasha Zvereva
  Gigi Fernández
  Natasha Zvereva
6–4, 6–1
  Larisa Neiland
  Jana Novotná
  Larisa Neiland
  Cyril Suk
7–6(7–2), 6–2
  Miriam Oremans
  Jacco Eltingh

JulyEdit

Week Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
Jul 6 Internazionali Femminili di Palermo
Palermo, Italy
WTA Tier V
$100,000 – Clay – 32S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Mary Pierce
6–0, 6–3
  Brenda Schultz   Silvia Farina
  Nadin Ercegović
  Petra Langrová
  Catherine Mothes
  Halle Cioffi
  Natalia Baudone
  Halle Cioffi
  María José Gaidano
6–3, 4–6, 6–3
  Petra Langrová
  Ana Segura
Citröen Austrian Ladies Open
Kitzbühel, Austria
WTA Tier IV
$150,000 – Clay – 32S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Conchita Martínez
6–0, 3–6, 6–2
  Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere   Amanda Coetzer
  Florencia Labat
  Alexia Dechaume
  Wiltrud Probst
  Judith Wiesner
  Sandra Cecchini
  Florencia Labat
  Alexia Dechaume
6–3, 6–3
  Amanda Coetzer
  Wiltrud Probst
July 13 Fed Cup
Frankfurt, Germany
Team Event
$0 – Clay – 32 Teams
  Germany
2–1
  Spain   Spain
  Germany
  Argentina
  Czechoslovakia
  Poland
  France
Jul 20 Internazionali di Tennis San Marino
City of San Marino, San Marino
WTA Tier V
$100,000 – Clay – 32S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Magdalena Maleeva
7–6(7–3), 6–4
  Federica Bonsignori   Alexia Dechaume
  Mercedes Paz
  Flora Perfetti
  Patricia Tarabini
  Florencia Labat
  Bettina Fulco
  Alexia Dechaume
  Florencia Labat
7–6(8–6), 7–5
  Sandra Cecchini
  Laura Garrone
HTC Prague Open
Prague, Czechoslovakia
WTA Tier V
$100,000 – Clay – 32S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Radka Zrubáková
6–3, 7–5
  Kateřina Kroupová   Monique Kiene
  Veronika Martinek
  Eva Švíglerová
  Silke Meier
  Noëlle van Lottum
  Karin Kschwendt
  Karin Kschwendt
  Petra Ritter
6–4, 2–6, 7–5
  Eva Švíglerová
  Noëlle van Lottum
Jul 27
Aug 3
Summer Olympic Games
Barcelona, Spain
Summer Olympic Games
Clay
64S/32D
SinglesDoubles
  Gold   Silver   Bronze   Sabine Appelmans
  Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
  Anke Huber
  Conchita Martínez
  Jennifer Capriati
3–6, 6–3, 6–4
  Steffi Graf   Mary Joe Fernández
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Gigi Fernández
  Mary Joe Fernández
7–5, 2–6, 6–2
  Conchita Martínez
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Rachel McQuillan
  Nicole Provis
  Leila Meskhi
  Natasha Zvereva

AugustEdit

Week Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
Aug 10 Virginia Slims of Los Angeles
Manhattan Beach, United States
WTA Tier II
$350,000 – Hard – 28S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Martina Navratilova
6–4, 6–2
  Monica Seles   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
  Amy Frazier
  Helena Suková
  Kimberly Po
  Zina Garrison-Jackson
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Helena Suková
6–4, 6–2
  Zina Garrison-Jackson
  Pam Shriver
Aug 17 Matinee Ltd. Canadian Open
Montreal, Canada
WTA Tier I
$550,000 – Hard – 56S/28D
SinglesDoubles
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
6–4, 3–6, 6–4
  Monica Seles   Lori McNeil
  Helena Suková
  Patricia Hy
  Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
  Mary Joe Fernández
  Nathalie Tauziat
  Lori McNeil
  Rennae Stubbs
3–6, 7–5, 7–5
  Gigi Fernández
  Natasha Zvereva
Aug 24 Mazda Classic
San Diego, United States
WTA Tier III
$224,000 – Carpet (i) – 28S/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Jennifer Capriati
6–3, 6–2
  Conchita Martínez   Leila Meskhi
  Anke Huber
  Gabriela Sabatini
  Ann Grossman
  Nathalie Tauziat
  Zina Garrison-Jackson
  Jana Novotná
  Larisa Neiland
6–1, 6–4
  Conchita Martínez
  Mercedes Paz
OTB International Open
Schenectady, United States
WTA Tier V
$100,000 – Hard – 32S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Barbara Rittner
7–6(7–3), 6–3
  Brenda Schultz   Marianne Werdel
  Florencia Labat
  Stephanie Rottier
  Alexia Dechaume
  Helen Kelesi
  Radka Zrubáková
  Alexia Dechaume
  Florencia Labat
6–3, 1–6, 6–2
  Ginger Helgeson
  Shannan McCarthy
Aug 31
Sep 7
US Open
New York City, United States
Grand Slam
$3,734,850 – Hard – 128S/64Q/64D/32X
SinglesDoublesMixed Doubles
  Monica Seles
6–3, 6–3
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario   Mary Joe Fernández
  Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
  Patricia Hy
  Gabriela Sabatini
  Magdalena Maleeva
  Steffi Graf
  Gigi Fernández
  Natasha Zvereva
7–6(7–4), 6–1
  Jana Novotná
  Larisa Neiland
  Nicole Provis
  Mark Woodforde
4–6, 6–3, 6–3
  Helena Suková
  Tom Nijssen

SeptemberEdit

Week Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
Sep 14 Clarins Open
Paris, France
WTA Tier IV
$150,000 – Clay – 32S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Sandra Cecchini
6–2, 6–1
  Emanuela Zardo   Julie Halard
  Nadin Ercegović
  Federica Bonsignori
  Silke Meier
  Veronika Martinek
  Sabine Hack
  Sandra Cecchini
  Patricia Tarabini
7–5, 6–1
  Rachel McQuillan
  Noëlle van Lottum
Sep 21 Nichirei International Championships
Tokyo, Japan
WTA Tier II
$350,000 – Hard – 28S/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Monica Seles
6–2, 6–0
  Gabriela Sabatini   Mary Joe Fernández
  Katerina Maleeva
  Naoko Sawamatsu
  Kyōko Nagatsuka
  Marianne Werdel
  Kimiko Date
  Mary Joe Fernández
  Robin White
6–4, 6–4
  Yayuk Basuki
  Nana Miyagi
Sep 28 Open Whirlpool Ville de Bayonne
Bayonne, France
WTA Tier IV
$150,000 – Carpet (i) – 32S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere
6–7(4–7), 6–2, 6–3
  Nathalie Tauziat   Rachel McQuillan
  Pascale Paradis
  Dominique Monami
  Nanne Dahlman
  Noëlle van Lottum
  Stephanie Rehe
  Linda Ferrando
  Petra Langrová
1–6, 6–3, 6–4
  Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
  Stephanie Rehe
P&G Taiwan Women's Open
Taipei, Taiwan
WTA Tier V
$100,000 – Hard – 32S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Shaun Stafford
6–1, 6–3
  Ann Grossman   Amanda Coetzer
  Nana Miyagi
  Debbie Graham
  Marianne Werdel
  Louise Field
  Wang Shi-ting
  Jo-Anne Faull
  Julie Richardson
7–5, 6–3
  Amanda Coetzer
  Cammy MacGregor
Volkswagen Cup Damen Grand Prix
Leipzig, Germany
WTA Tier III
$225,000 – Carpet (i) – 32S/16D
Singles Draw – Doubles Draw
  Steffi Graf
6–3, 1–6, 6–4
  Jana Novotná   Katerina Maleeva
  Helena Suková
  Magdalena Maleeva
  Anke Huber
  Sabine Appelmans
  Conchita Martínez
  Jana Novotná
  Larisa Neiland
7–5, 7–6(7–4)
  Patty Fendick
  Andrea Strnadová

OctoberEdit

Week Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
Oct 5 BMW European Indoors
Zürich, Switzerland
WTA Tier II
$350,000 – Carpet (i) – 32S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Steffi Graf
2–6, 7–5, 7–5
  Martina Navratilova   Jana Novotná
  Patty Fendick
  Judith Wiesner
  Andrea Strnadová
  Zina Garrison-Jackson
  Magdalena Maleeva
  Helena Suková
  Natasha Zvereva
7–6(7–5), 6–4
  Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver
Oct 12 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
Filderstadt, Germany
WTA Tier II
$350,000 – Carpet (i) – 32S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Martina Navratilova
7–6(7–1), 6–3
  Gabriela Sabatini   Mary Joe Fernández
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Wiltrud Probst
  Anke Huber
  Helena Suková
  Judith Wiesner
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Helena Suková
6–4, 7–5
  Pam Shriver
  Natasha Zvereva
Oct 19 Midland Bank Championships
Brighton, Great Britain
WTA Tier II
$350,000 – Carpet (i) – 32S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Steffi Graf
4–6, 6–4, 7–6(7–3)
  Jana Novotná   Anke Huber
  Mary Joe Fernández
  Lori McNeil
  Pascale Paradis
  Conchita Martínez
  Nathalie Tauziat
  Jana Novotná
  Larisa Neiland
6–4, 6–1
  Conchita Martínez
  Radka Zrubáková
Oct 26 Puerto Rico Open
San Juan, Puerto Rico
WTA Tier IV
$150,000 – Hard – 32S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Mary Pierce
6–1, 7–5
  Gigi Fernández   Louise Allen
  Debbie Graham
  Nicole Arendt
  Ginger Helgeson
  Lisa Raymond
  Amanda Coetzer
  Amanda Coetzer
  Elna Reinach
6–2, 4–6, 6–2
  Gigi Fernández
  Kathy Rinaldi

NovemberEdit

Week Tournament Champions Runners-up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
Nov 2 Bank of the West Classic
Oakland, United States
WTA Tier II
$350,000 – Carpet (i) – 32S/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Monica Seles
6–3, 6–4
  Martina Navratilova   Anke Huber
  Katerina Maleeva
  Iva Majoli
  Pam Shriver
  Patty Fendick
  Natasha Zvereva
  Gigi Fernández
  Natasha Zvereva
3–6, 6–2, 6–4
  Rosalyn Fairbank-Nideffer
  Gretchen Magers
Nov 9 Indianapolis Tennis Classic
Indianapolis, United States
WTA Tier IV
$150,000 – Hard (i) – 32S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Helena Suková
6–4, 6–3
  Linda Harvey-Wild   Wang Shi-ting
  Katerina Maleeva
  Marketa Kochta
  Tami Whitlinger
  Laura Gildemeister
  Iva Majoli
  Katrina Adams
  Elna Reinach
5–7, 6–2, 6–4
  Sandy Collins
  Mary-Lou Daniels
Virginia Slims of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, United States
WTA Tier II
$350,000 – Carpet (i) – 32S/32Q/16D
SinglesDoubles
  Steffi Graf
6–3, 3–6, 6–1
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario   Jennifer Capriati
  Gabriela Sabatini
  Conchita Martínez
  Lori McNeil
  Natasha Zvereva
  Lisa Raymond
  Gigi Fernández
  Natasha Zvereva
6–1, 6–3
  Conchita Martínez
  Mary Pierce
Novr 16 Virginia Slims Championships
New York City, United States
Year-end Championship
$3,000,000 – Carpet (i) – 16S/8D
SinglesDoubles
  Monica Seles
7–5, 6–3, 6–1
  Martina Navratilova   Gabriela Sabatini
  Lori McNeil
  Jana Novotná
  Jennifer Capriati
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Conchita Martinez
  Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Helena Suková
7–6(7–4), 6–1
  Jana Novotná
  Larisa Neiland

RankingsEdit

Below are the 1992 WTA year-end rankings (November 23, 1992) in both singles and doubles competition:

Singles Year-end Ranking[1]
No Player Name Points 1991 Change
1   Monica Seles (FRY) 283.9373 1 =
2   Steffi Graf (GER) 252.1627 2 =
3   Gabriela Sabatini (ARG) 192.6851 3 =
4   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (ESP) 177.4134 5 +1
5   Martina Navratilova (USA) 171.1923 4 -1
6   Mary Joe Fernández (USA) 120.6983 8 +2
7   Jennifer Capriati (USA) 98.0787 6 -1
8   Conchita Martínez (ESP) 96.8043 9 +1
9   Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere (SUI) 81.4120 10 +1
10   Jana Novotná (TCH) 78.1221 7 -3
11   Anke Huber (GER) 66.5333 14 +3
12   Helena Suková (TCH) 66.2358 17 +5
13   Mary Pierce (FRA) 64.8333 26 +13
14   Nathalie Tauziat (FRA) 59.0709 13 -1
15   Lori McNeil (USA) 58.5140 19 +4
16   Katerina Maleeva (BUL) 73.0000 11 -5
17   Amanda Coetzer (RSA) 55.5200 67 +50
18   Zina Garrison (USA) 54.4668 12 -6
19   Amy Frazier (USA) 54.0471 28 +9
20   Magdalena Maleeva (BUL) 53.0533 38 +18
Doubles Year-end Ranking[2]
No Player Name Points 1991 Change
1   Helena Suková (TCH) 379.1698 8 +7
2   Natasha Zvereva (CIS) 365.6969 3 +1
3   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (ESP) 361.0473 7 +4
4   Jana Novotná (TCH) 341.6629 1 -3
5   Larisa Neiland (LAT) 302.8403 2 -3
6   Gigi Fernández (USA) 287.7661 4 -2
7   Pam Shriver (USA) 237.5612 9 +2
8   Conchita Martínez (ESP) 234.1818 51 +43
9   Martina Navratilova (USA) 218.4310 6 -3
10   Zina Garrison (USA) 191.2420 12 +2
11   Mary Joe Fernández (USA) 173.0831 5 -6
12   Stephanie Rehe (USA) 166.5833 45 +33
13   Rennae Stubbs (AUS) 157.7778 72 +59
14   Lori McNeil (USA) 153.5263 19 +5
15   Kathy Rinaldi (USA) 138.8265 20 +5
16   Patty Fendick (USA) 138.6667 10 -6
17   Jill Hetherington (CAN) 136.1861 13 -4
18   Katrina Adams (USA) 129.2250 16 -2
19   Manon Bollegraf (NED) 126.4335 23 +4
20   Rachel McQuillan (AUS) 124.9167 31 +11

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hill, James (2011-11-11). "Corel WTA Tour Rankings Rank Date: 23 November 1992" (PDF). WTA. Retrieved 2011-05-24.
  2. ^ Hill, James (2011-11-11). "Corel WTA Tour Rankings Rank Date: 23 November 1992" (PDF). WTA. Retrieved 2011-05-24.