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1983 Virginia Slims of Pennsylvania
1983 Virginia Slims of Pennsylvania
DateFebruary 14 - 20
Edition1st
CategoryGinny Tournament Circuit
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$50,000
SurfaceCarpet / indoor
LocationHershey, Pennsylvania, U.S.
VenueHershey Racquet Club
Champions
Singles
Canada Carling Bassett
Doubles
United States Lea Antonoplis / United States Barbara Jordan

The 1983 Virginia Slims of Pennsylvania, also known as the Ginny of Central Pennsylvania, was a women's tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts at the Hershey Racquet Club in Hershey, 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 inaugural edition of the tournament and was held from February 14 through February 20, 1983. Carling Bassett won the singles title.[1]

Finals

Singles

Canada Carling Bassett defeated United States Sandy Collins 2-6, 6-0, 6-4

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

Doubles

United States Lea Antonoplis / United States Barbara Jordan defeated United States Sherry Acker / United States Ann Henricksson 6-3, 6-4

  • It was Antonoplis' 2nd title of the year and the 2nd of her career. It was Jordan's 2nd title of the year and the 4th of her career.

Notes

  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]

References

  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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