Puerto Rico Open (tennis)
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Puerto Rico Open Tennis
Puerto Rico Open
Defunct tennis tournament
Event namePuerto Rico Open (1986, 1989-95)
Honda Classic (1987-88)
TourWTA Tour
LocationSan Juan, Puerto Rico

The Puerto Rico Open is a defunct women's tennis tournament. The first edition dates back to 1971 but only from 1986 to 1993 was the tournament played every year. It was held in San Juan, Puerto Rico and was played on outdoor hard courts. In 1988, when Tier categories were first introduced on the WTA Tour, the Open became part of Tier IV. One last edition was played in 1995, this time featuring in Tier III.



Year Champions Runners-up Score
1971 United Kingdom Ann Haydon-Jones United States Nancy Richey 6-4, 6-4
1972 United States Nancy Gunter United States Chris Evert 6-1, 6-3
Not held
1977 United States Billie Jean King United States Janet Newberry 6-1, 6-3
Not held
1986 Italy Raffaella Reggi Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sabrina Gole? 7-6(7-4), 4-6, 6-3
1987 United States Stephanie Rehe United States Camille Benjamin 7-5, 7-6(7-4)
1988 Australia Anne Minter Argentina Mercedes Paz 2-6, 6-4, 6-3
1989 Peru Laura Gildemeister United States Gigi Fernández 6-1, 6-2
1990 United States Jennifer Capriati United States Zina Garrison-Jackson 5-7, 6-4, 6-2
1991 France Julie Halard South Africa Amanda Coetzer 7-5, 7-5
1992 France Mary Pierce United States Gigi Fernández 6-1, 7-5
1993 United States Linda Harvey-Wild United States Ann Grossman 6-3, 5-7, 6-3
1994 Not held
1995 South Africa Joannette Kruger Japan Kyoko Nagatsuka 7-6(7-5), 6-3


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