1983 Pittsburgh Open
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1983 Pittsburgh Open
1983 Pittsburgh Open
DateMarch 7 - 14
CategoryGinny Tournament Circuit
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$50,000
SurfaceCarpet / indoors
LocationMonroeville, Pennsylvania, U.S.
VenueThe Racquet Club
United States Ginny Purdy
United States Candy Reynolds / United States Paula Smith
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The 1983 Pittsburgh Open, also known as the Ginny of Pittsburgh, was a women's tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts at the Racquet Club in Monroeville, Pennsylvania in the United States that was part of the Ginny Tournament Circuit[a] of the 1983 Virginia Slims World Championship Series. It was the second edition of the tournament and was held from March 7 through March 14, 1983. Unseeded Ginny Purdy won the singles title.[1]



United States Ginny Purdy defeated Brazil Cláudia Monteiro 6-2, 7-5

  • It was Purdy's only title of the year and the 1st of her career.


United States Candy Reynolds / United States Paula Smith defeated Poland Iwona Kuczy?ska / United States Trey Lewis 6-2, 6-2

  • It was Reynolds' 2nd title of the year and the 10th of her career. It was Smith's only title of the year and the 8th of her career.


  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.

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