1983 Bakersfield Open
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1983 Bakersfield Open
1983 Bakersfield Tennis Open
DateSeptember 26 - October 2
CategoryGinny Tournament Circuit
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$50,000
LocationBakersfield, California, U.S.
South Africa Jennifer Mundel-Reinbold
United States Kylie Copeland / United States Lori McNeil

The 1983 Bakersfield Open, also known as the Ginny of Bakersfield, was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts in Bakersfield, California that was part of the Ginny Tournament Circuit[a] of the 1983 Virginia Slims World Championship Series. It was the inaugural edition of the tournament and was held from September 26 through October 2, 1983. Jennifer Mundel-Reinbold won the singles title.[1]



South Africa Jennifer Mundel-Reinbold defeated United States Julie Harrington 6-4, 6-1

  • It was Mundel-Reinbold's only career title.


United States Kylie Copeland / United States Lori McNeil defeated United States Ann Henricksson / Brazil Pat Medrado 6-4, 6-3

  • It was Copeland's only career title. It was McNeil's 1st career title.

Point distribution

The following Virginia Slims ranking points were available for the tournament.[2]

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32
Singles 85 65 45 23 13 5
Doubles 45 35 25 16 8 N/A


  1. ^ The 1983 Ginny Tournament Circuit consisted of eight $50,000 events played between February and September, followed by a $100,000 Ginny Championships in November. All tournaments were held in the United States.[1]


  1. ^ a b John Barrett, ed. (1984). World of Tennis 1984 : The Official Yearbook of the International Tennis Federation. London: Willow Books. p. 202. ISBN 0002181223.
  2. ^ "Last two spots for Ginny Championships in Honolulu are on the line at Ginny of Bakersfield". University of California, San Francisco. Philip Morris. September 26, 1983. p. 4.

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