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Virginia Slims of Newport
Virginia Slims of Newport
Defunct tennis tournament
Event nameVirginia Slims of Newport (1971-74, 1984-90)
Virginia Slims Hall of Fame Classic (1983)
TourWTA Tour
LocationNewport, Rhode Island, U.S.
VenueInternational Tennis Hall of Fame

The Virginia Slims of Newport is a defunct WTA Tour affiliated women's tennis tournament played from 1971 to 1990. It was held at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island in the United States and played on outdoor grass courts.



Year Champions Runners-up Score
1971 Australia Kerry Reid France Françoise Dürr 6-3, 6-7(3-5), 7-6(5-4)
1972 Australia Margaret Court United States Billie Jean King 6-4, 6-1
1973 Australia Margaret Court United States Julie Heldman 6-3, 6-2
1974 United States Chris Evert United States Betsy Nagelsen 6-4, 6-3

Not Held
1983 United States Alycia Moulton United States Kim Jones-Shaefer 6-3, 6-2
1984 United States Martina Navratilova United States Gigi Fernández 6-3, 7-6(7-3)
1985 United States Chris Evert-Lloyd United States Pam Shriver 6-4, 6-1
1986 United States Pam Shriver United States Lori McNeil 6-4, 6-2
1987 United States Pam Shriver United States Wendy White 6-2, 6-4
1988 United States Lori McNeil United States Barbara Potter 6-4, 4-6, 6-3
1989 United States Zina Garrison United States Pam Shriver 6-0, 6-1
1990 Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario United Kingdom Jo Durie 7-6, 4-6, 7-5


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