WTA Finals: previous finals, names and locations

WTA Finals: previous finals, names and locations

17/10/2015 – The best players fought for the singles title since 1972, while the doubles teams fought since 1973.

 

WTA FINALS: PREVIOUS FINALS (IN DOUBLES)
YEAR CHAMPIONS FINALISTS RESULT (FINAL)
1973 Rosemary Casals, Margaret Court (USA, Australia) Francoise Dürr, Betty Stöve (France, Netherlands) 6:2, 6:4
1974 Rosemary Casals, Billie Jean King (USA) Francoise Dürr, Bettie Stöve (France, Netherlands) 6:1, 6:7 (2-7), 7:5
1975 Margaret Court, Virginia Wade (Australia, Great Britain) Rosemary Casals, Billie Jean King (USA) 6:7 (2-7), 7:6 (7-2), 6:2
1976 No doubles played  
1977 Martina Navratilova, Betty Stöve (Czechoslovakia, Netherlands) Francoise Dürr, Virginia Wade (France, Great Britain) 7:5, 6:3
1978 No doubles played  
1979 Francoise Dürr, Betty Stöve (France, Netherlands) Sue Barker, Ann Kiyomura (Great Britain, USA) 7:6, 7:6
1980 Billie Jean King, Martina Navratilova (USA, Czechoslovakia) Rosemary Casals, Wendy Turnbull (USA, Australia) 6:3, 4:6, 6:3
1981 Martina Navratilova, Pam Shriver (USA) Barbara Potter, Sharon Walsh (USA) 6:0, 7:6 (8-6)
1982 Martina Navratilova, Pam Shriver (USA) Kathy Jordan, Anne Smith (USA) 6:4, 6:3
1983 Martina Navratilova, Pam Shriver (USA) Claudia Kohde-Kilsch, Eva Pfaff (West Germany) 7:5, 6:2
1984 Martina Navratilova, Pam Shriver (USA) Jo Durie, Ann Kiyomura (Great Britain, USA) 6:3, 6:1
1985 Martina Navratilova, Pam Shriver (USA) Claudia Kohde-Kilsch, Helena Sukova (West Germany, Czechoslovakia) 6:7 (4-7), 6:4, 7:6 (7-5)
1986 (március) Hana Mandlikova, Wendy Turnbull (Czechoslovakia, Australia) Claudia Kohde-Kilsch, Helena Sukova (West Germany, Czechoslovakia) 6:4, 6:7 (4-7), 6:3
1986 (november) Martina Navratilova, Pam Shriver (USA) Claudia Kohde-Kilsch, Helena Sukova (West Germany, Czechoslovakia) 7:6 (7-1), 6:3
1987 Martina Navratilova, Pam Shriver (USA) Claudia Kohde-Kilsch, Helena Sukova (West Germany, Czechoslovakia) 6:1, 6:1
1988 Martina Navratilova, Pam Shriver (USA) Larisa Savchenko, Nataija Zvereva (Soviet Union) 6:3, 6:4
1989 Martina Navratilova, Pam Shriver (USA) Larisa Savchenko, Natalia Zvereva (Soviet Union) 6:3, 6:2
1990 Kathy Jordan, Elizabeth Smylie (USA, Australia) Mercedes Paz, Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario (Argentina, Spain) 7:6 (7-4), 6:4
1991 Martina Navratilova, Pam Shriver (USA) Gigi Fernandez, Jana Novotna (USA, Czech Republic) 4:6, 7:5, 6:4
1992 Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario, Helena Sukova (Spain, Czech Republic) Jana Novotna, Larisa Savchenko-Neiland (Czech Republic, Latvia) 7:6 (7-4), 6:1
1993 Gigi Fernandez, Natalia Zvereva (USA, Belarus) Jana Novotna, Larisa Neiland (Czech Republic, Latvia) 6:3, 7:5
1994 Gigi Fernandez, Natasha Zvereva (USA, Belarus) Jana Novotna, Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario (Czech Republic, Spain) 6:3, 6:7 (4-7), 6:3
1995 Jana Novotna, Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario (Czech Republic, Spain) Gigi Fernandez, Natasha Zvereva (USA, Belarus) 6:2, 6:1
1996 Lindsay Davenport, Mary-Joe Fernandez (USA) Jana Novotna, Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario (Czech Republic, Spain) 6:3, 6:2
1997 Lindsay Davenport, Jana Novotna (USA, Czech Republic) Alexandra Fusai, Nathalie Tauziat (France) 6:7 (5-7), 6:3, 6:2
1998 Lindsay Davenport, Natasha Zvereva (USA, Belarus) Alexandra Fusai, Nathalie Tauziat (France) 6:7 (6-8), 7:5, 6:3
1999 Martina Hingis, Anna Kournikova (Switzerland, Russia) Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario, Larisa Neiland (Spain, Latvia) 6:4, 6:4
2000 Martina Hingis, Anna Kournikova (Switzerland, Russia) Nicole Arendt, Manon Bollegraf (USA, Netherlands) 6:2, 6:3
2001 Lisa Raymond, Rennae Stubbs (USA, Australia) Cara Black, Elena Likhovtseva (Zimbabwe, Russia) 7:5, 3:6, 6:3
2002 Elena Dementieva, Janette Husarova (Russia, Slovakia) Cara Black, Elena Likhovtseva (Zimbabwe, Russia) 4:6, 6:4, 6:3
2003 Virginia Ruano-Pascual, Paola Suarez (Spain, Argentina) Kim Clijsters, Ai Sugiyama (Belgium, Japan) 6:4, 3:6, 6:3
2004 Nadia Petrova, Meghann Shaughnessy (Russia, USA) Cara Black, Rennae Stubbs (Zimbabwe, Australia) 7:5, 6:2
2005 Lisa Raymond, Samantha Stosur (USA, Australia) Cara Black, Rennae Stubbs (Zimbabwe, Australia) 6:7 (5-7), 7:5, 6:4
2006 Lisa Raymond, Samantha Stosur (USA, Australia) Cara Black, Rennae Stubbs (Zimbabwe, Australia) 3:6, 6:3, 6:3
2007 Cara Black, Liezel Huber (Zimbabwe, USA) Katarina Srebotnik, Ai Sugiyama (Slovenia, Japan) 5:7, 6:3, 10-8
2008 Cara Black, Liezel Huber (Zimbabwe, USA) Kveta Peschke, Rennae Stubbs (Czech Republic, Australia) 6:1, 7:5
2009 Nuria Llagostera Vives, Maria-José Martínez-Sanchez (Spain) Cara Black, Liezel Huber (Zimbabwe, USA) 7:6 (7-0), 5:7, 10-7
2010 Gisela Dulko, Flavia Pennetta (Argentina, olasz) Kveta Peschke, Katarina Srebotnik (Czech Republic, szlovén) 7:5, 6:4
2011 Liezel Huber, Lisa Raymond (USA) Kveta Peschke, Katarina Srebotnik (Czech Republic, Slovenia) 6:4, 6:4
2012 Maria Kirilenko, Nadia Petrova (Russia) Andrea Hlavackova, Lucie Hradecka (Czech Republic) 6:1, 6:4
2013 Su Wei Hsieh, Peng Shuai (Chinese Taipei, China) Ekaterina Makarova, Elena Vesnina (Russia) 6:4, 7:5
2014 Cara Black, Sania Mirza (Zimbabwe, India) Su Wei Hsieh, Shuai Peng (Chinese Taipei, China) 6:1, 6:0

 

WTA FINALS: PREVIOUS NAMES
YEAR MAIN SPONSOR NAME
1972-1978 Virginia Slims Virginia Slims Championships
1979-1982 Avon Avon Championships
1983-1994 Virginia Slims Virginia Slims Championships
1995 WTA Tour Championships
1996-2000 Chase Chase Championships
2001 Sanex Sanex Championships
2002 The Home Depot Home Depot Championships
2003 Bank of America Bank of America WTA Tour Championships
2004 WTA Tour Championships
2005-2010 Sony Ericsson Sony Ericsson Championships
2011-2013 BNP Paribas & Türk Ekonomi Bankasi TEB-BNP Paribas WTA Championships
2014 BNP Paribas & SCglobal BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore Presented by SCglobal

 

WTA FINALS: PREVIOUS HOST CITIES
YEAR CITY VENUE
1972-1973 Boca Raton
1974-1976 Los Angeles Los Angeles Arena
1977 New York Madison Square Garden
1978 Oakland Oakland Arena
1979-2000 New York Madison Square Garden
2001 München Olympiahalle
2002-2005 Los Angeles Staples Center
2006-2007 Madrid Madrid Arena
2008-2010 Doha Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex
2011-2013 Istanbul Sinan Erdem Dome
2014 Singapore Singapore Indoor Stadiom