Virginia Slims of Newport

The Virginia Slims of Newport is a defunct WTA Tour affiliated women's tennis tournament played from 1971 to 1990. It was held at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island in the United States and played on outdoor grass courts.

Virginia Slims of Newport
Defunct tennis tournament
Event nameVirginia Slims of Newport (1971–74, 1984–90)
Virginia Slims Hall of Fame Classic (1983)
TourWTA Tour
Founded1971
Abolished1990
Editions12
LocationNewport, Rhode Island, U.S.
VenueInternational Tennis Hall of Fame
SurfaceGrass

FinalsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1971   Kerry Reid   Françoise Dürr 6–3, 6–7(3–5), 7–6(5–4)
1972   Margaret Court   Billie Jean King 6–4, 6–1
1973   Margaret Court   Julie Heldman 6–3, 6–2
1974   Chris Evert   Betsy Nagelsen 6–4, 6–3
1975
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1982
Not held
1983   Alycia Moulton   Kim Jones-Shaefer 6–3, 6–2
1984   Martina Navratilova   Gigi Fernández 6–3, 7–6(7–3)
1985   Chris Evert-Lloyd   Pam Shriver 6–4, 6–1
1986   Pam Shriver   Lori McNeil 6–4, 6–2
1987   Pam Shriver   Wendy White 6–2, 6–4
1988   Lori McNeil   Barbara Potter 6–4, 4–6, 6–3
1989   Zina Garrison   Pam Shriver 6–0, 6–1
1990   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario   Jo Durie 7–6, 4–6, 7–5

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1971   Judy Dalton
  Françoise Dürr
  Kerry Harris
  Kerry Reid
6–2, 6–1
1972   Margaret Court
  Lesley Hunt
  Rosemary Casals
  Billie Jean King
6–2, 6–2
1973   Françoise Dürr
  Betty Stöve
  Janet Newberry
  Pam Teeguarden
6–4, 6–3
1974   Lesley Charles
  Sue Mappin
  Gail Chanfreau
  Julie Heldman
6–2, 7–5
1975
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1982
Not held
1983   Barbara Potter
  Pam Shriver
  Barbara Jordan
  Elizabeth Sayers
6–3, 6–1
1984   Alycia Moulton
  Paula Smith
  Lea Antonoplis
  Beverly Mould
7–5, 7–6
1985   Chris Evert-Lloyd
  Wendy Turnbull
  Pam Shriver
  Elizabeth Smylie
6–4, 7–6
1986   Terry Holladay
  Heather Ludloff
  Cammy MacGregor
  Gretchen Magers
6–1, 6–7, 6–3
1987   Gigi Fernández
  Lori McNeil
  Anne Hobbs
  Kathy Jordan
7–6(7–5), 7–5
1988   Rosalyn Fairbank
  Barbara Potter
  Gigi Fernández
  Lori McNeil
6–4, 6–3
1989   Gigi Fernández
  Lori McNeil
  Elizabeth Smylie
  Wendy Turnbull
6–3, 6–7, 7–5
1990   Lise Gregory
  Gretchen Magers
  Patty Fendick
  Anne Smith
7–6, 6–1

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