1988 Virginia Slims of New Orleans
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1988 Virginia Slims of New Orleans
1988 Virginia Slims of New Orleans
DateOctober 3-9
Edition5th
CategoryCategory 4
Draw28S / 16D
Prize money$250,000
SurfaceCarpet / indoor
LocationNew Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Champions
Singles
United States Chris Evert
Doubles
United States Beth Herr / United States Candy Reynolds

The 1988 Virginia Slims of New Orleans was a tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts in New Orleans, Louisiana in the United States and was part of Tier III of the 1988 WTA Tour. It was the fifth, and last, edition of the tournament and ran from October 3 through October 9, 1988. First-seeded Chris Evert won the singles title, her third at the event after 1985 and 1987, and earned $50,000 first-prize money.[1][2]

Finals

Singles

United States Chris Evert defeated United States Anne Smith 6-4, 6-1

  • It was Evert's 4th singles title of the year and the 157nd, and last, of her career.

Doubles

United States Beth Herr / United States Candy Reynolds defeated United States Lori McNeil / United States Betsy Nagelsen 6-4, 6-4

  • It was Herr's 2nd title of the year and the 6th of her career. It was Reynolds' 2nd title of the year and the 26th of her career.

References

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1989). The International Tennis Federation : World of Tennis 1989. London: Willow Books. pp. 175, 203. ISBN 9780002183116.
  2. ^ Henlon, Maureen; Bloch Shallouf, Renee, eds. (1988). 1988 Women's International Tennis Association Media Guide. Miami: WITA. p. 356.

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