Virginia Slims of Richmond

The Virginia Slims of Richmond is a defunct WTA Tour affiliated women's tennis tournament held in 1970 and from 1972 to 1973. It was held at the Westwood Racquet Club in Richmond, Virginia in the United States and played on indoor clay courts. The 1970 invitational tournament was the second women's only tennis tournament after the 1970 Houston Women's Invitation.[1]

Virginia Slims of Richmond
Defunct tennis tournament
Event nameVirginia Slims of Richmond
TourWTA Tour
Founded1970
Abolished1973
Editions3
LocationRichmond, Virginia, U.S.
VenueWestwood Racquet Club
SurfaceClay / indoor

Past finalsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1970   Billie Jean King   Nancy Richey 6–3, 6–3
1971 Not held
1972   Billie Jean King   Nancy Richey 6–3, 6–4
1973   Margaret Court   Janet Newberry 6–2, 6–1

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1970   Rosemary Casals
  Billie Jean King
  Mary-Ann Curtis
  Valerie Ziegenfuss
6–4, 6–4
1971 Not held
1972   Rosemary Casals
  Billie Jean King
  Karen Krantzcke
  Judy Tegart
7–5, 7–6
1973   Margaret Court
  Lesley Hunt
  Karen Krantzcke
  Betty Stöve
6–2, 7–6(5–4)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ John Dolan (2011). Women's Tennis 1968–84: the Ultimate Guide. Remous. pp. 54, 69, 114, 119–120, 144, 149.

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