Puerto Rico Open (tennis)

The Puerto Rico Open is a defunct women's tennis tournament. The first edition dates back to 1971 but only from 1986 to 1993 was the tournament played every year. It was held in San Juan, Puerto Rico and was played on outdoor hard courts. In 1988, when Tier categories were first introduced on the WTA Tour, the Open became part of Tier IV. One last edition was played in 1995, this time featuring in Tier III.

Puerto Rico Open
Defunct tennis tournament
Event namePuerto Rico Open (1986, 1989–95)
Honda Classic (1987–88)
TourWTA Tour
Founded1986
Abolished1995
Editions12
LocationSan Juan, Puerto Rico
SurfaceHard

ResultsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1971   Ann Haydon-Jones   Nancy Richey 6–4, 6–4
1972   Nancy Gunter   Chris Evert 6–1, 6–3
1973

1976
Not held
1977   Billie Jean King   Janet Newberry 6–1, 6–3
1978

1985
Not held
1986   Raffaella Reggi   Sabrina Goleš 7–6(7–4), 4–6, 6–3
1987   Stephanie Rehe   Camille Benjamin 7–5, 7–6(7–4)
1988   Anne Minter   Mercedes Paz 2–6, 6–4, 6–3
1989   Laura Gildemeister   Gigi Fernández 6–1, 6–2
1990   Jennifer Capriati   Zina Garrison-Jackson 5–7, 6–4, 6–2
1991   Julie Halard   Amanda Coetzer 7–5, 7–5
1992   Mary Pierce   Gigi Fernández 6–1, 7–5
1993   Linda Harvey-Wild   Ann Grossman 6–3, 5–7, 6–3
1994 Not held
1995   Joannette Kruger   Kyoko Nagatsuka 7–6(7–5), 6–3

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1971   Françoise Dürr
  Ann Haydon-Jones
  Karen Krantzcke
  Kerry Reid
7–6, 6–3
1972   Rosemary Casals
  Billie Jean King
  Karen Krantzcke
  Judy Tegart-Dalton
6–2, 6–3
1973

1976
Not held
1977   Rosemary Casals
  Billie Jean King
  Delina Ann Boshoff
  Ilana Kloss
4–6, 6–2, 6–3
1978

1985
Not held
1986   Lori McNeil
  Mercedes Paz
  Gigi Fernández
  Robin White
6–2, 3–6, 6–4
1987   Lise Gregory
  Ronni Reis
  Cammy MacGregor
  Cynthia MacGregor
7–5, 7–5
1988   Patty Fendick
  Jill Hetherington
  Gigi Fernández
  Robin White
6–4, 6–2
1989 Not completed
1990   Elena Brioukhovets
  Natalia Medvedeva
  Amy Frazier
  Julie Richardson
6–4, 6–2
1991   Rika Hiraki
  Florencia Labat
  Sabine Appelmans
  Camille Benjamin
6–3, 6–3
1992   Amanda Coetzer
  Elna Reinach
  Gigi Fernández
  Kathy Rinaldi-Stunkel
6–2, 4–6, 6–2
1993   Debbie Graham
  Ann Grossman
  Gigi Fernández
  Rennae Stubbs
5–7, 7–5, 7–5
1994 Not held
1995   Karin Kschwendt
  Rene Simpson
  Laura Golarsa
  Linda Harvey-Wild
6–2, 0–6, 6–4

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