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The Chicago Grand Prix is a defunct professional tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts. It was part of the Grand Prix circuit. It was held annually in Chicago, Illinois, USA from 1985 to 1987. It is unrelated to a World Championship Tennis event held in Chicago for one year in 1982.

Chicago Grand Prix
Defunct tennis tournament
Event nameChicago Grand Prix (1985–87)
TourGrand Prix circuit (1985–87)
Founded1985
Abolished1987
Editions4
LocationChicago, Illinois, USA (1985–87)
SurfaceCarpet (i) (1985–87)

The singles tournament saw four American players reach the final in the three years of the tournament: Tim Mayotte won the title in 1987 against countryman David Pate, John McEnroe beat compatriot Jimmy Connors in 1985. Boris Becker defeated Ivan Lendl in 1986. In doubles, American duo Ken Flach and Robert Seguso reached the final on two occasions, winning in 1986 and losing in 1985.

Past finalsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1991   John McEnroe   Patrick McEnroe 3–6, 6–2, 6–4
1988-90: not held
1987   Tim Mayotte   David Pate 6–4, 6–2
1986   Boris Becker   Ivan Lendl 7–6, 6–3
1985   John McEnroe   Jimmy Connors W/O

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1987   Paul Annacone
  Christo van Rensburg
  Mike De Palmer
  Gary Donnelly
6–3, 7–6
1986   Ken Flach
  Robert Seguso
  Eddie Edwards
  Francisco González
6–0, 7–5
1985   Johan Kriek
  Yannick Noah
  Ken Flach
  Robert Seguso
3–6, 4–6, 7–5, 6–1, 6–4

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