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The Faber Grand Prix is a defunct WTA Tour affiliated women's tennis tournament played from 1992 to 2000. It was held in Essen in Germany from 1992 to 1994 as well as in 1996, and subsequently in Hanover in Germany from 1997 to 2000. The tournament was played on indoor carpet courts.

Faber Grand Prix
Defunct tennis tournament
Event nameNokia Grand Prix (1992–94)
Faber Grand Prix (1996–2000)
TourWTA Tour (1992–2000)
Founded1992
Abolished2000
Editions8
LocationEssen, Germany (1992–94, 1996)
Hanover, Germany (1997–2000)
SurfaceCarpet (1992–2000)

ResultsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1992 (E)   Monica Seles   Mary Joe Fernández 6–0, 6–3
1993 (E)   Natalia Medvedeva   Conchita Martínez 6–7, 7–5, 6–4
1994 (E)   Jana Novotná   Iva Majoli 6–2, 6–4
1995 Not held
1996 (E)   Iva Majoli   Jana Novotná 7–5, 1–6, 7–6
1997 (H)   Iva Majoli   Jana Novotná 4–6, 7–6, 6–4
1998 (H)   Patty Schnyder   Jana Novotná 6–0, 2–6, 7–5
1999 (H)   Jana Novotná   Venus Williams 6–4, 6–4
2000 (H)   Serena Williams   Denisa Chládková 6–1, 6–1

(E)=Essen, (H)=Hanover

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1992   Katerina Maleeva
  Barbara Rittner
  Sabine Appelmans
  Claudia Porwik
7–5, 6–3
1993   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
  Helena Suková
  Wiltrud Probst
  Christina Singer
6–2, 6–2
1994   Maria Lindström
  Maria Strandlund
  Eugenia Maniokova
  Leila Meskhi
6–2, 6–1
1995 Not held
1996   Meredith McGrath
  Larisa Neiland
  Lori McNeil
  Helena Suková
3–6, 6–3, 6–2
1997   Nicole Arendt
  Manon Bollegraf
  Larisa Neiland
  Brenda Schultz-McCarthy
4–6, 6–3, 7–6
1998   Lisa Raymond
  Rennae Stubbs
  Elena Likhovtseva
  Caroline Vis
6–1, 6–7, 6–3
1999   Serena Williams
  Venus Williams
  Alexandra Fusai
  Nathalie Tauziat
5–7, 6–2, 6–2
2000   Åsa Carlsson
  Natasha Zvereva
  Silvia Farina Elia
  Karina Habšudová
6–3, 6–4

ReferencesEdit