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1978

Virginia Slims Championships

1978

March 27, 1978
Virginia Slims Championship
Oakland, California, USA (Indoor Carpet)

Singles

Round-Robin

Martina Navratilova (USA) def. Wendy Turnbull (AUS) 6-2 6-1
Martina Navratilova (USA) def. Kerry Reid (AUS) 6-2 6-3
Martina Navratilova (USA) def. Betty Stove (NED) 6-2 6-3
Wendy Turnbull (AUS) def. Kerry Reid (AUS) 7-6 6-1
Wendy Turnbull (AUS) def. Betty Stove (NED) 6-4 6-3
Betty Stove (NED) def. Kerry Reid (AUS) 7-6 7-6
Evonne Goolagong Cawley (AUS) def. Billie Jean King (USA) walkover
Evonne Goolagong Cawley (AUS) def. Rosie Casals (USA) 7-6 6-4
Evonne Goolagong Cawley (AUS) def. Virginia Wade (GBR) 6-0 7-6
Virginia Wade (GBR) def. Billie Jean King (USA) 1-6 6-2 6-4
Rosie Casals (USA) def. Billie Jean King (USA) walkover
Rosie Casals (USA) def. Virginia Wade (GBR) 7-5 3-6 6-0

Third Place Play-Off
Turnbull d. Casals 7-6 6-3

Final
Navratilova d. Goolagong 7-6(5) 6-4


Bridgestone Doubles

Salt Lake City

Final
King/Navratilova d. Durr/Wade 6-4 6-4


Notes:
Martina Navratilova wins her first ever major event in the absence of Chris Evert.





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Colgate Series Championships

at Mission Viejo, Palm Springs California, USA. (Hard Courts)

November 14-19

Format: Round Robin double-elimination in singles. Top 4 doubles teams in single elimination.

*Goolagong qualified but out with injury.

Groups:
(RedGroup)
Chris Evert
Virginia Ruzici (Rom)
Kerry Reid (Aus)
Regina Marsikova (Cz)

(Blue Group)
Martina Navratilova (Cz-exile)
Virginia Wade (GB)
Wendy Turnbull (Aus)
Betty Stove (Neth)

Group 1
Ruzici d. Reid 7-6 6-2
Evert d. Marsikova 6-3 6-4
Evert d. Ruzici 6-1 6-3
Reid d. Marsikova 7-6 6-0

Group 2
Navratilova d. Stove 6-1 6-0
Wade d. Turnbull 3-6 7-5 6-3
Navratilova d. Wade 6-2 6-1
Stove d. Turnbull 2-6 7-5 7-5

Playoffs for semis
Ruzici d. Stove 6-2 6-2
Wade d. Reid 6-2 3-6 6-3

Semis
Evert d. Wade 6-2 6-2
Navratilova d. Ruzici 6-4 6-4

Final
Evert d. Navratilova 6-3 6-3
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Doubles

Semis
Reid/Turnbull d. Jausovec/Ruzici 7-6 6-1
King/Navratilova d. Durr/Wade 7-6 7-5

Final
King/Navratilova d. Reid/Turnbull 6-3 6-4

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