Eckerd Open
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Eckerd Open
Eckerd Open
Defunct tennis tournament
Event nameFlorida Federal Open (1977-85)
Eckerd Open (1986-90)
TourWTA Tour (1977-90)
LocationTampa Bay Area, Florida, U.S.
SurfaceClay (1971-74)
Hard (1977-86)
Clay (1987-90)

The Eckerd Open is a defunct WTA Tour affiliated women's tennis tournament played from 1971 to 1990 in various locations in the Tampa Bay Area, Florida in the United States. It was held in St. Petersburg, Florida from 1971 to 1974, Palm Harbor, Florida in 1977, in Clearwater, Florida in 1978 and in Tampa, Florida from 1979 to 1990. The tournament was played on outdoor hard courts from 1977 to 1986 and on outdoor clay courts from 1971 to 1974 and from 1987 to 1990.

Event names

  • 1971-1972 Virginia Slims Masters of St Petersburg
  • 1973 Masters Invitational
  • 1974 Barnett Bank Masters
  • 1977-1985 Florida Federal Open
  • 1986-1990 Eckerd Open




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