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The WTA Seattle is a defunct WTA Tour affiliated tennis tournament played from 1977 to 1982. It was held in Seattle, Washington in the United States and played on indoor carpet courts from 1977 to 1982. The tournament was known as the Virginia Slims of Seattle in 1977 and 1978 and for the remainder of its existence, 1979 through 1982, was called the Avon Championships of Seattle.[1]

WTA Seattle
Defunct tennis tournament
Event nameVirginia Slims of Seattle (1977–78)
Avon Championships of Seattle (1979–82)
TourWTA Tour
Founded1977
Abolished1982
Editions6
SurfaceCarpet (i)

ResultsEdit

SinglesEdit

Year Champion Runner-up Score
1977   Chris Evert   Martina Navratilova 6–2, 6–4
1978   Martina Navratilova   Betty Stöve 6–1, 1–6, 6–1
1979   Chris Evert   Renée Richards 6–1, 3–6, 6–3
1980   Tracy Austin   Virginia Wade 6–2, 7–6(7–1)
1981   Sylvia Hanika   Barbara Potter 6–2, 6–4
1982   Martina Navratilova   Andrea Jaeger 6–2, 6–0

DoublesEdit

Year Champion Runner-up Score
1977   Rosie Casals
  Chris Evert
  Françoise Dürr
  Martina Navratilova
6–4, 3–6, 6–3
1978   Kerry Melville Reid
  Wendy Turnbull
  Patricia Bostrom
  Marita Redondo
6–2, 6–3
1979   Françoise Dürr
  Betty Stöve
  Sue Barker
  Ann Kiyomura
7–6(7–4), 4–6, 6–4
1980   Rosie Casals
  Wendy Turnbull
  Greer Stevens
  Virginia Wade
6–4, 2–6, 7–5
1981   Rosie Casals
  Wendy Turnbull
  Sue Barker
  Ann Kiyomura
6–4, 6–1
1982   Rosie Casals
  Wendy Turnbull
  Kathy Jordan
  Anne Smith
7–5, 6–4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ John Dolan (2011). Women's Tennis 1968–84: the Ultimate Guide. Remous. pp. 267, 296, 324, 358, 397, 429.

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