Virginia Slims of Denver
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Virginia Slims of Denver
VS of Denver
Defunct tennis tournament
Event nameVS of Denver (1972-74, 1984-85)
Majestic Championships (1975)
Aurora Classic (1991)
TourWTA Tour (1972-91)
SurfaceHard (1972-84)
Carpet (1985-91)

The Virginia Slims of Denver is a defunct WTA Tour affiliated tennis tournament played from 1972 to 1991. It was held in Denver, Colorado in the United States (in 1991: Aurora, Colorado, at a nine miles' distance from Denver) and played on indoor hard courts from 1972 to 1984 and on indoor carpet courts from 1985 to 1991.

Françoise Dürr was the most successful player at the tournament, winning the doubles competition three times, once with Australian Lesley Hunt and twice with Dutchwoman Betty Stöve.



Year Champions Runners-up Score
1972 United States Nancy Richey Gunter United States Billie Jean King 1-6, 6-4, 6-4
1973 United States Billie Jean King Netherlands Betty Stöve 6-4, 6-2
1974 Australia Evonne Goolagong United States Chris Evert 7-5, 3-6, 6-4
1975 Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova United States Carrie Meyer 4-6, 6-4, 6-3
Not Held
1984 United States Mary Lou Piatek United States Kim Sands 6-1, 6-1
1985 United States Peanut Louie United States Zina Garrison 6-4, 4-6, 6-4
Not Held
1991 United States Lori McNeil Netherlands Manon Bollegraf 6-3, 6-4


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