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Brighton International
Brighton International
Defunct tennis tournament
TourWTA Tour (1978-1995)
ATP Tour (1996-2000)
Founded1978
Abolished2000
Editions23 (18 women, 5 men)
LocationBrighton, UK
Bournemouth, UK (1996-1999 men)
SurfaceCarpet / indoor (1978-1995)
Clay / outdoor (1996-2000)

The Brighton International was a tennis tournament held in Brighton, UK. It was a WTA Tour event from 1978-1995 and an ATP Tour event from 1996-2000, upon the discontinuation of the women's tournament. The women's event was held in October.

It was competed on indoor carpet courts and was a WTA Tier II event prior to being removed from the tour. The men's event was held on outdoor clay in Bournemouth from 1996-1999, and in Brighton, on indoor hard courts in 2000.

Steffi Graf won the tournament a record 6 times. The only British winners were Sue Barker, who defeated Mima Jau?ovec in 1981; and in the men's, Tim Henman, who beat Dominik Hrbatý in the final year of play.

Results

Women's singles

Year Tournament name Champions Runners-up Score
1978 BMW Challenge Romania Virginia Ruzici Netherlands Betty Stöve 5-7, 6-2, 7-5
1979 Daihatsu Challenge United States Martina Navratilova United States Chris Evert 6-3, 6-3
1980 Daihatsu Challenge United States Chris Evert Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova 6-4, 5-7, 6-3
1981 Daihatsu Challenge United Kingdom Sue Barker Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jau?ovec 4-6, 6-1, 6-1
1982 Daihatsu Challenge United States Martina Navratilova United States Chris Evert 6-1, 6-4
1983 Daihatsu Challenge United States Chris Evert United Kingdom Jo Durie 6-1, 6-1
1984 Pretty Polly Classic West Germany Sylvia Hanika United States JoAnne Russell 6-3, 1-6, 6-2
1985 Pretty Polly Classic United States Chris Evert Bulgaria Manuela Maleeva 7-5, 6-3
1986 Pretty Polly Classic West Germany Steffi Graf Sweden Catarina Lindqvist 6-3, 6-3
1987 Volvo Classic Argentina Gabriela Sabatini United States Pam Shriver 7-5, 6-4
1988 Midland Group Championships West Germany Steffi Graf Bulgaria Manuela Maleeva-Fragnière 6-2, 6-0
1989 Midland Group Championships West Germany Steffi Graf Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles 7-5, 6-4
1990 Midland Bank Championships Germany Steffi Graf Czechoslovakia Helena Suková 7-5, 6-3
1991 Midland Bank Championships Germany Steffi Graf United States Zina Garrison 5-7, 6-4, 6-1
1992 Midland Bank Championships Germany Steffi Graf Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná 4-6, 6-4, 7-6(7-3)
1993 Autoglass Classic Czech Republic Jana Novotná Germany Anke Huber 6-2, 6-4
1994 Brighton International Czech Republic Jana Novotná Czech Republic Helena Suková 6-7(4-7), 6-3, 6-4
1995 Brighton International United States Mary Joe Fernández South Africa Amanda Coetzer 6-4, 7-5

Women's doubles

Men's singles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1996 Spain Albert Costa Germany Marc-Kevin Goellner 6-7(4-7), 6-2, 6-2
1997 Spain Félix Mantilla Spain Carlos Moyà 6-2, 6-2
1998 Spain Félix Mantilla Spain Albert Costa 6-3, 7-5
1999 Romania Adrian Voinea Austria Stefan Koubek 1-6, 7-5, 7-6(7-2)
2000 United Kingdom Tim Henman Slovakia Dominik Hrbatý 6-2, 6-2

Men's doubles

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