WTA New Jersey

The WTA New Jersey is a defunct WTA Tour affiliated tennis tournament played from 1978 to 1989. It was held in Mahwah, New Jersey in the United States and played on outdoor hard courts.

WTA New Jersey
Defunct tennis tournament
Event nameBergen County Classic (1978)
Volvo Cup (1979–82)
Virginia Slims of New Jersey (1983)
United Jersey Bank Classic (1984–89)
TourWTA Tour
Founded1978
Abolished1989
Editions12
LocationMahwah, New Jersey, USA
SurfaceHard

Steffi Graf was the most successful player at the tournament, winning the singles competition three times and the doubles competition in 1989 partnering American Pam Shriver.

Past finalsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1978   Virginia Wade   Kerry Reid 1–6, 6–1, 6–4
1979   Chris Evert   Tracy Austin 6–7(2–7), 6–4, 6–1
1980   Hana Mandlíková   Andrea Jaeger 6–7(0–7), 6–2, 6–2
1981   Hana Mandlíková   Pam Casale 6–2, 6–2
1982   Leigh-Anne Thompson   Bettina Bunge 7–6(7–4), 6–3
1983   Jo Durie   Hana Mandlíková 2–6, 7–5, 6–4
1984   Martina Navratilova   Pam Shriver 6–4, 4–6, 7–5
1985   Kathy Rinaldi   Steffi Graf 6–4, 3–6, 6–4
1986   Steffi Graf   Molly Van Nostrand 7–5, 6–1
1987   Manuela Maleeva-Fragnière   Sylvia Hanika 1–6, 6–4, 6–1
1988   Steffi Graf   Nathalie Tauziat 6–0, 6–1
1989   Steffi Graf   Andrea Temesvári 7–5, 6–2

DoublesEdit

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1978   Ilana Kloss
  Marise Kruger
  Barbara Potter
  Pam Whytcross
6–3, 6–1
1979   Tracy Austin
  Betty Stöve
  Mima Jaušovec
  Regina Maršíková
7–6, 2–6, 6–4
1980   Martina Navratilova
  Candy Reynolds
  Pam Shriver
  Betty Stöve
4–6, 6–3, 6–1
1981   Rosemary Casals
  Wendy Turnbull
  Candy Reynolds
  Betty Stöve
6–2, 6–1
1982   Barbara Potter
  Sharon Walsh
  Rosemary Casals
  Wendy Turnbull
6–1, 6–4
1983   Jo Durie
  Sharon Walsh
  Rosalyn Fairbank
  Candy Reynolds
4–6, 7–5, 6–3
1984   Martina Navratilova
  Pam Shriver
  Jo Durie
  Ann Kiyomura
7–6, 3–6, 6–2
1985   Kathy Jordan
  Elizabeth Smylie
  Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
  Helena Suková
7–6, 6–3
1986   Betsy Nagelsen
  Elizabeth Smylie
  Steffi Graf
  Helena Suková
7–6, 6–3
1987   Gigi Fernández
  Lori McNeil
  Anne Hobbs
  Elizabeth Smylie
6–3, 6–2
1988   Jana Novotná
  Helena Suková
  Gigi Fernández
  Robin White
6–3, 6–2
1989   Steffi Graf
  Pam Shriver
  Louise Allen
  Laura Gildemeister
6–2, 6–4

ReferencesEdit