1975 Virginia Slims Championships

1975 Virginia Slims Championships

1975 Virginia Slims Championships
Date March 31[1] - April 5[2]
Edition 4th
Category Virginia Slims Championships
Draw 16S (8RR)
Prize money $150,000
Surface Carpet / indoor
Location Los Angeles, United States
Venue Los Angeles Sports Arena
Champions
Singles
Chris Evert[3]
Doubles
Margaret Court / Virginia Wade

The 1975 Virginia Slims Championships were the fourth season-ending Tour Championships, the annual tennis tournament for the best female tennis players in singles on the Virginia Slims Circuit. The 16 best players, based on points average, qualified for the tournament provided they had played at least six tournaments. The singles event consisted of an elimination round and the eight winners were subsequently divided over two round robin groups (Gold and Green). The winners of each group played each other in the final and additionally there were play-off matches for third, fifth and seventh place. The tournament was played on synthetic carpet (Sporteze) and was held in the week of March 31 to April 5, 1975 at the Los Angeles Sports Arena in Los Angeles, California.[4][1][2] This was the first year the tournament switched from October to April.[5]

Champion

Singles

Chris Evert defeated Martina Navratilova, 6–4, 6–2 [2][3]

Doubles

Margaret Court / Virginia Wade defeated Rosemary Casals / Billie Jean King, 6–7(2–7), 7–6, 6–2


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