Avon Cup

The Avon Cup is a defunct WTA Tour affiliated tennis tournament played from 1983 to 1986. It was held on Marco Island, Florida and played on outdoor clay courts from 1983 to 1984 and again in 1986 and on outdoor hard courts in 1985. The event was sponsored by Avon Products and BMW during its tenure and was known as the Tournament of Champions in its final year.

Avon Cup
Defunct tennis tournament
Event nameAvon Cup (1983–84)
BMW Championships (1985)
Tournament of Champions (1986)
TourWTA Tour (1983–86)
Founded1983
Abolished1986
Editions4
SurfaceClay (1983–84, 1986)
Hard (1985)

The only woman to win the singles event more than once was Bonnie Gadusek.

Past finalsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Tournament Champions Runners-up Score
1983 Avon Cup   Andrea Jaeger   Hana Mandlíková 6–1, 6–3
1984 Avon Cup   Bonnie Gadusek   Kathleen Horvath 3–6, 6–0, 6–4
1985 BMW Championships   Bonnie Gadusek   Pam Casale 6–3, 6–4
1986 edition was part of the Tournament of Champions

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1983   Andrea Jaeger
  Mary Lou Piatek
  Rosemary Casals
  Wendy Turnbull
7–5, 6–4
1984   Hana Mandlíková
  Helena Suková
  Andrea Jaeger
  Anne Hobbs
3–6, 6–2, 6–2
1985   Kathy Jordan
  Elizabeth Sayers
  Camille Benjamin
  Bonnie Gadusek
6–3, 6–3
1986 edition was part of the Tournament of Champions

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