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The WTA Tour Championships is a tennis tournament played annually at the end of the season for the top-ranked players on the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) tour. Image File history File linksMetadata WTA_Tour_Championships. ... A tennis net Tennis is a sport played between either two players (Singles) or two teams of two players (doubles). Players use a stringed racquet to strike a ball, a hollow rubber ball covered in felt, over a net into the opponents court. ... For other uses of the initials WTA, see WTA The Womens Tennis Association, is also known as the WTA Tour, and is to womens tennis what the ATP is to mens tennis. ...


The championships were held for the first time in 1972 at Boca Raton, Florida (USA). From 1972-1986, the event was held in March. The WTA then decided to adopt a January-to-November playing season, and so the event was switched to being held at the end of each year. Because of this changeover, two championships were held in 1986. From 1979-2000, the event was held at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The event then briefly moved to Germany (2001). More recently, it has been held in Los Angeles, California (2002-2005). The 2006 edition will be held in Madrid, Spain. 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Boca Raton is a city located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Madison Square Garden, often abbreviated as MSG, known colloquially simply as The Garden, has been the name of four arenas in New York City, United States. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Flag Coat of Arms Coordinates: 40° 23’N , 3°69′0″W Time Zone: CET (GMT +1) Administration Administrative Divisions 21 Barrios in Madrid 127 Comunidad Autónoma Comunidad Autónoma de Madrid Mayor Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón | PP City Characteristics Land Area 607 km² Population 3,228,359 2005...


From 1972-1994, the event was known as the Virginia Slims Championships. Since then it has been officially known by the names of other sponsors (it was called the Chase Championships for a few years in the late-1990s), but is more commonly referred to as the "WTA Tour Championships". 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal. // Events January Bill Clinton January 1 : North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) goes into effect. ...


From 1984-1998, the final of the championships was a best-of-five-set match – making it the only tournament on the women's tour to have a best-of-five-set match at any round of the competition. In 1999, the final was reverted to being a best-of-three-set match. 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...


The WTA Tour Championships are generally considered to be the fifth most prestigious event on the women's tour after the four Grand Slam tournaments. In tennis, a singles player or doubles team is said to have achieved the Grand Slam if they succeed in winning all four of the following championship titles in the same calendar year: Australian Open French Open Wimbledon US Open These tournaments are therefore also known as the Grand Slam...

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Past Results

Singles

Year
Venue
Champion
Runner-up
Score in final
2006 Madrid
2005 Los Angeles France Amélie Mauresmo France Mary Pierce 5-7, 7-6, 6-4
2004 Los Angeles Maria Sharapova United States Serena Williams 4-6, 6-2, 6-4
2003 Los Angeles Kim Clijsters France Amélie Mauresmo 6-2, 6-0
2002 Los Angeles Kim Clijsters United States Serena Williams 7-5, 6-3
2001 Munich United States Serena Williams United States Lindsay Davenport w/o (injury)
2000 New York Switzerland Martina Hingis United States Monica Seles 6-7, 6-4, 6-4
1999 New York United States Lindsay Davenport Switzerland Martina Hingis 6-4, 6-2
1998 New York Switzerland Martina Hingis United States Lindsay Davenport 7-5, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2
1997 New York Czech Republic Jana Novotná France Mary Pierce 7-6, 6-2, 6-3
1996 New York Germany Steffi Graf Switzerland Martina Hingis 6-3, 4-6, 6-0, 4-6, 6-0
1995 New York Germany Steffi Graf Germany Anke Huber 6-1, 2-6, 6-1, 4-6, 6-3
1994 New York Argentina Gabriela Sabatini United States Lindsay Davenport 6-3, 6-2, 6-4
1993 New York Germany Steffi Graf Spain Arantxa Sanchez Vicario 6-1, 6-4, 3-6, 6-1
1992 New York SFR Yugoslavia Monica Seles United States Martina Navrátilová 7-5, 6-3, 6-1
1991 New York SFR Yugoslavia Monica Seles United States Martina Navrátilová 6-4, 3-6, 7-5, 6-0
1990 New York SFR Yugoslavia Monica Seles Argentina Gabriela Sabatini 6-4, 5-7, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2
1989 New York Germany Steffi Graf United States Martina Navrátilová 6-4, 7-5, 2-6, 6-2
1988 New York Argentina Gabriela Sabatini United States Pam Shriver 7-5, 6-2, 6-2
1987 New York Germany Steffi Graf Argentina Gabriela Sabatini 4-6, 6-4, 6-0, 6-4
1986 (2) New York United States Martina Navrátilová Germany Steffi Graf 7-6, 6-3, 6-2
1986 (1) New York United States Martina Navrátilová Czech Republic Hana Mandlíková 6-2, 6-0, 3-6, 6-1
1985 New York United States Martina Navrátilová Czech Republic Helena Suková 6-3, 7-5, 6-4
1984 New York United States Martina Navrátilová United States Chris Evert 6-3, 7-5, 6-1
1983 New York United States Martina Navrátilová United States Chris Evert 6-2, 6-0
1982 New York Germany Sylvia Hanika United States Martina Navrátilová 1-6, 6-3, 6-4
1981 New York Czech Republic Martina Navrátilová United States Andrea Jaeger 6-3, 7-6
1980 New York United States Tracy Austin Czech Republic Martina Navrátilová 6-2, 2-6, 6-2
1979 New York Czech Republic Martina Navrátilová United States Tracy Austin 6-3, 3-6, 6-2
1978 Boca Raton Czech Republic Martina Navrátilová Australia Evonne Goolagong 7-6, 6-4
1977 Boca Raton United States Chris Evert United Kingdom Sue Barker 2-6, 6-1, 6-1
1976 Boca Raton Australia Evonne Goolagong United States Chris Evert 6-3, 5-7, 6-3
1975 Boca Raton United States Chris Evert Czech Republic Martina Navrátilová 6-4, 6-2
1974 Boca Raton Australia Evonne Goolagong United States Chris Evert 6-3, 6-4
1973 Boca Raton United States Chris Evert United States Nancy Richey 6-3, 6-3
1972 Boca Raton United States Chris Evert Australia Kerry Reid 7-5, 6-4

The 2006 WTA Tour Championships will be held in Madrid, Spain. ... Flag Coat of Arms Coordinates: 40° 23’N , 3°69′0″W Time Zone: CET (GMT +1) Administration Administrative Divisions 21 Barrios in Madrid 127 Comunidad Autónoma Comunidad Autónoma de Madrid Mayor Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón | PP City Characteristics Land Area 607 km² Population 3,228,359 2005... The 2005 WTA Tour Championships are being held in Los Angeles, United States between 8 November and 13 November 2005. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Amélie Simone Mauresmo (born on 5 July 1979) is a French professional tennis player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Country: France Residence: Sarasota, Florida, USA Height: 1. ... The results of the 2004 WTA Tour Championships held in Los Angeles, United States. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... Maria Yuryevna Sharapova (Russian: ; born April 19, 1987) is a former World No. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981) is an African-American professional womens tennis player, who is a former World No. ... The results of the 2003 WTA Tour Championships held in Los Angeles, United States. ... 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This article is about the year 2000. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Switzerland. ... Martina Hingis (born September 30, 1980 in KoÅ¡ice, Czechoslovakia, now Slovakia) is a former World No. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Monica Seles (2 December 1973) is a Yugoslavian-born former World No. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... 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Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Switzerland. ... Martina Hingis (born September 30, 1980 in KoÅ¡ice, Czechoslovakia, now Slovakia) is a former World No. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Lindsay Ann Davenport (born June 8, 1976 in Palos Verdes, California) is an American professional female tennis player. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... Jana Novotná (b. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Country: France Residence: Sarasota, Florida, USA Height: 1. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Stefanie Maria Graf (born June 14, 1969 in Mannheim, West Germany) is a former World No. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Switzerland. ... Martina Hingis (born September 30, 1980 in KoÅ¡ice, Czechoslovakia, now Slovakia) is a former World No. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Stefanie Maria Graf (born June 14, 1969 in Mannheim, West Germany) is a former World No. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Wanker Huber (born December 4, 1974 in Bruchsal, Germany) is a former professional tennis player. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal. // Events January Bill Clinton January 1 : North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) goes into effect. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Argentina. ... Gabriela Beatriz Sabatini (b. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Lindsay Ann Davenport (born June 8, 1976 in Palos Verdes, California) is an American professional female tennis player. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Stefanie Maria Graf (born June 14, 1969 in Mannheim, West Germany) is a former World No. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Arantxa S nchez Vicario1 (born December 18, 1971) is a former tennis player from Barcelona, Spain. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_SFR_Yugoslavia. ... Monica Seles (2 December 1973) is a Yugoslavian-born former World No. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Martina Navrátilová (b. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_SFR_Yugoslavia. ... Monica Seles (2 December 1973) is a Yugoslavian-born former World No. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Martina Navrátilová (b. ... This article is about the year. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_SFR_Yugoslavia. ... Monica Seles (2 December 1973) is a Yugoslavian-born former World No. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Argentina. ... Gabriela Beatriz Sabatini (b. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Stefanie Maria Graf (born June 14, 1969 in Mannheim, West Germany) is a former World No. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Martina Navrátilová (b. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Argentina. ... Gabriela Beatriz Sabatini (b. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Pamela Howard Shriver Lazenby (born July 4, 1962, in Baltimore, Maryland), is a former professional tennis player and current sports broadcaster from the United States. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Stefanie Maria Graf (born June 14, 1969 in Mannheim, West Germany) is a former World No. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Argentina. ... Gabriela Beatriz Sabatini (b. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Martina Navrátilová (b. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Stefanie Maria Graf (born June 14, 1969 in Mannheim, West Germany) is a former World No. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Martina Navrátilová (b. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... Hana Mandlíková, a professional tennis player, was born on February 19, 1962, in Prague, Czech Republic. ... This article is about the year. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Martina Navrátilová (b. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... Helena Suková (b. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Martina Navrátilová (b. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Chris Evert on a Wheaties pack Christine Marie Evert (b. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Martina Navrátilová (b. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Chris Evert on a Wheaties pack Christine Marie Evert (b. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Sylvia Hanika (b. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Martina Navrátilová (b. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... Martina Navrátilová (b. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Andrea Jaeger (born 4 June 1965) in Chicago, Illinois, is a former professional tennis player. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Tracy Ann Austin Holt (b. ... 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Kerry Reid, MBE, is a former professional tennis player from Australia. ...

Doubles Champions

Year
Champions
2005 Lisa Raymond / Samantha Stosur
2004 Nadia Petrova / Meghann Shaughnessy
2003 Virginia Ruano Pascual / Paola Suarez
2002 Elena Dementieva / Janette Husarova
2001 Lisa Raymond / Rennae Stubbs
2000 Martina Hingis / Anna Kournikova
1999 Martina Hingis / Anna Kournikova
1998 Lindsay Davenport / Natasha Zvereva
1997 Lindsay Davenport / Jana Novotná
1996 Lindsay Davenport / Mary Joe Fernandez
1995 Jana Novotná / Arantxa Sanchez Vicario
1994 Gigi Fernandez / Natasha Zvereva
1993 Gigi Fernandez / Natasha Zvereva
1992 Arantxa Sanchez Vicario / Helena Suková
1991 Martina Navrátilová / Pam Shriver
1990 Kathy Jordan / Elizabeth Smylie
1989 Martina Navrátilová / Pam Shriver
1988 Martina Navrátilová / Pam Shriver
1987 Martina Navrátilová / Pam Shriver
1986 (2) Martina Navrátilová / Pam Shriver
1986 (1) Hana Mandlíková / Wendy Turnbull
1985 Martina Navrátilová / Pam Shriver
1984 Martina Navrátilová / Pam Shriver
1983 Martina Navrátilová / Pam Shriver
1982 Martina Navrátilová / Pam Shriver
1981 Martina Navrátilová / Pam Shriver
1980 Billie Jean King / Martina Navrátilová
1979 Francoise Durr / Betty Stove
1978 no doubles played
1977 Martina Navrátilová / Betty Stove
1976 no doubles played
1975 Margaret Court / Virginia Wade
1974 Rosie Casals / Billie Jean King
1973 Rosie Casals / Margaret Court
1972 no doubles played

2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Lisa Raymond is a professional female tennis player from the United States. ... Samantha Stosur (born March 30, 1984, Brisbane, Australia) is a professional tennis player from Australia. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Country: Russia Residence: Moscow, Russia Height: 5 10 1/4 (178 cm) Weight: 143 lb. ... Meghann Shaughnessy (April 13, 1979) is an American professional tennis player. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Virginia Ruano Pascual (born September 21, 1973) is a Spanish professional female tennis player. ... Paola Suárez (born June 23, 1976 in Munro, Argentina) is a top 10 tennis player, as of the early 2000s. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... 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Natalya Natasha Zvereva (Belarusian: Натальля Зьверава, Russian: Наташа Зверева; born April 16, 1971) is a tennis player from Belarus. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Beatriz Fernández (born 1966), better known as Gigi Fernández, is a Puerto Rican former tennis player. ... Natalya Natasha Zvereva (Belarusian: Натальля Зьверава, Russian: Наташа Зверева; born April 16, 1971) is a tennis player from Belarus. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Arantxa S nchez Vicario1 (born December 18, 1971) is a former tennis player from Barcelona, Spain. ... Helena Suková (b. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Martina Navrátilová (b. ... Pamela Howard Shriver Lazenby (born July 4, 1962, in Baltimore, Maryland), is a former professional tennis player and current sports broadcaster from the United States. ... This article is about the year. ... Kathy Jordan (born in December 3, 1959, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, USA) is a former American tennis player. ... Elizabeth Smylie, born in Perth, Western Australia on April 11, 1963. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Martina Navrátilová (b. ... Pamela Howard Shriver Lazenby (born July 4, 1962, in Baltimore, Maryland), is a former professional tennis player and current sports broadcaster from the United States. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Martina Navrátilová (b. ... Pamela Howard Shriver Lazenby (born July 4, 1962, in Baltimore, Maryland), is a former professional tennis player and current sports broadcaster from the United States. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Martina Navrátilová (b. ... Pamela Howard Shriver Lazenby (born July 4, 1962, in Baltimore, Maryland), is a former professional tennis player and current sports broadcaster from the United States. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Martina Navrátilová (b. ... Pamela Howard Shriver Lazenby (born July 4, 1962, in Baltimore, Maryland), is a former professional tennis player and current sports broadcaster from the United States. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Hana Mandlíková, a professional tennis player, was born on February 19, 1962, in Prague, Czech Republic. ... Wendy Turnbull (November 26, 1952) was an Australian professional female tennis player. ... This article is about the year. ... Martina Navrátilová (b. ... Pamela Howard Shriver Lazenby (born July 4, 1962, in Baltimore, Maryland), is a former professional tennis player and current sports broadcaster from the United States. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Martina Navrátilová (b. ... Pamela Howard Shriver Lazenby (born July 4, 1962, in Baltimore, Maryland), is a former professional tennis player and current sports broadcaster from the United States. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Martina Navrátilová (b. ... Pamela Howard Shriver Lazenby (born July 4, 1962, in Baltimore, Maryland), is a former professional tennis player and current sports broadcaster from the United States. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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See also

The Tennis Masters Cup is a tennis tournament played annually at the end of each year, involving the top eight players in the mens tennis world rankings. ...

External links

  • Official Site
  • tenniscorner.net page on the WTA Tour Championships
  • tennislovers.com page on the WTA Tour Championships
  • WTA Tour Page

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The WTA Tour Championships is a tennis tournament played annually at the end of the season for the top-ranked players on the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) tour.
From 1972-1994, the event was known as the Virginia Slims Championships.
The WTA Tour Championships are generally considered to be the fifth most prestigious event on the women's tour after the four Grand Slam tournaments.
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