Virginia Slims of Florida

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

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