Virginia Slims of Indianapolis

The Virginia Slims of Indianapolis is a defunct WTA Tour affiliated tennis tournament played from 1972 to 1973 and from 1983 to 1992. It was held in Indianapolis in the United States and played on indoor carpet courts from 1972 to 1973 and from 1983 to 1992. It was played on indoor hard courts from 1986 to 1992.

Virginia Slims of Indianapolis
Defunct tennis tournament
Event nameVirginia Slims of Indianapolis (1972–73, 1983-89)
Jello Classic (1990–92)
TourWTA Tour (1972–73, 1983-92)
Founded1972
Abolished1992
Editions13
SurfaceCarpet (1972-73, 1983-85)
Hard (1986–92)

Katerina Maleeva was the most successful player at the tournament, winning the singles competition three times.

ResultsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1972   Billie Jean King   Nancy Gunter 6–3, 6–3
1973   Billie Jean King   Rosemary Casals 5–7, 6–2, 6–4
1974
-
1982
Not Held
1983   Anne Hobbs   Ginny Purdy 6–4, 6–7, 6–4
1984   JoAnne Russell   Pascale Paradis 7–6, 6–2
1985 (Mar)   Kathleen Horvath   Elise Burgin 6–2, 6–4
1985 (Oct)   Bonnie Gadusek   Pam Casale 6–0, 6–3
1986   Zina Garrison   Melissa Gurney 6–3, 6–3
1987   Halle Cioffi   Anne Smith 4–6, 6–4, 7–6(12–10)
1988   Katerina Maleeva   Zina Garrison 6–3, 2–6, 6–2
1989   Katerina Maleeva   Raffaella Reggi 6–4, 6–4
1990   Conchita Martínez   Leila Meskhi 6–4, 6–2
1991   Katerina Maleeva   Audra Keller 7–6(7–1), 6–2
1992   Helena Suková   Linda Harvey-Wild 6–4, 6–3

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1972   Rosemary Casals
  Karen Krantzcke
  Judy Tegart
  Françoise Dürr
6–3, 6–2
1973   Rosemary Casals
  Billie Jean King
  Margaret Court
  Lesley Hunt
7–5, 6–4
1974
-
1982
Not held
1983   Lea Antonoplis
  Barbara Jordan
  Yvonne Vermaak
  Candy Reynolds
5–7, 6–4, 7–5
1984   Cláudia Monteiro
  Yvonne Vermaak
  Beverly Mould
  Elizabeth Smylie
6–7, 6–4, 7–5
1985 (Mar)   Elise Burgin
  Kathleen Horvath
  Jennifer Mundel
  Molly Van Nostrand
6–4, 6–1
1985 (Oct)   Bonnie Gadusek
  Mary-Lou Piatek
  Penny Barg
  Sandy Collins
6–1, 6–0
1986   Zina Garrison
  Lori McNeil
  Candy Reynolds
  Anne Smith
4–5 ret.
1987   Jenny Byrne
  Michelle Jaggard
  Beverly Bowes
  Hu Na
6–2, 6–3
1988   Larisa Savchenko
  Natasha Zvereva
  Katrina Adams
  Zina Garrison
6–2, 6–1
1989   Katrina Adams
  Lori McNeil
  Claudia Porwik
  Larisa Savchenko
6–4, 6–4
1990   Patty Fendick
  Meredith McGrath
  Katrina Adams
  Jill Hetherington
6–1, 6–1
1991   Patty Fendick
  Gigi Fernández
  Katrina Adams
  Mercedes Paz
6–4, 6–2
1992   Katrina Adams
  Elna Reinach
  Sandy Collins
  Mary-Lou Daniels
5–7, 6–2, 6–4

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