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Re: 1983

An excerpt about the VS of California...

The Miami Herald
Monday, February 28, 1983
From Herald Wire Services



Bettina Bunge of Coral Gables, playing an attacking game despite a strained knee, defeated Sylvia Hanika of West Germany, 6-3, 6-3, to win the $150,000 Virginia Slims of California tournament at Oakland. Bunge, 19, broke Hanika's serve twice in each set to earn the $30,000 first prize. Bunge had limped off the court after beating Wendy Turnbull in the semifinals and considered defaulting Sunday ... Jose Higueras of Spain beat Eliot Teltscher, 6-4, 6-2, in the final of a men's tournament at La Quinta, Calif. ... Billie Jean King beat Virginia Wade, 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, in the final of a women's tournament at Wesley Chapel, Fla.

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