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Virginia Slims of Florida
Virginia Slims of Florida
Defunct tennis tournament
Event nameVirginia Slims of Florida (1984-94)
Delray Beach Winter Championships (1995)
TourWTA Tour (1984-95)
Founded1984
Abolished1995
Editions12
SurfaceClay (1984)
Hard (1985-95)

The Virginia Slims of Florida is a defunct WTA Tour affiliated tennis tournament played from 1984 to 1995 in various locations in Florida in the United States. It was held at the Frenchman's Creek Beach & Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens in 1984, at Crandon Park in Key Biscayne from 1985 to 1986, at the Boca Raton Resort & Club in Boca Raton from 1987 to 1992, and at the Delray Beach Tennis Center in Delray Beach from 1993 to 1995. The tournament was played on outdoor clay courts in 1984 and on outdoor hard courts from 1985 to 1995.

Steffi Graf was the most successful player at the tournament, winning the singles competition six times. Past singles champions also include Chris Evert and Gabriela Sabatini, who both won the tournament three times.

Past finals

Singles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1984 United States Chris Evert-Lloyd United States Bonnie Gadusek 6-0, 6-1
1985 United States Chris Evert-Lloyd United States Martina Navratilova 6-2, 6-4
1986 United States Chris Evert-Lloyd West Germany Steffi Graf 6-3, 6-1
1987 West Germany Steffi Graf Czechoslovakia Helena Suková 6-2, 6-3
?  Tier II tournament  ?
1988 Argentina Gabriela Sabatini West Germany Steffi Graf 2-6, 6-3, 6-1
1989 West Germany Steffi Graf United States Chris Evert 4-6, 6-2, 6-3
1990 Argentina Gabriela Sabatini United States Jennifer Capriati 6-4, 7-5
?  Tier I tournament  ?
1991 Argentina Gabriela Sabatini Germany Steffi Graf 6-4, 7-6(8-6)
1992 Germany Steffi Graf Spain Conchita Martínez 3-6, 6-2, 6-0
?  Tier II tournament  ?
1993 Germany Steffi Graf Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6-4, 6-3
1994 Germany Steffi Graf Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6-3, 7-5
1995 Germany Steffi Graf Spain Conchita Martínez 6-2, 6-4

Doubles

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