1982 Avon Championships
|1982 Avon Championships|
|Date||March 24 — 28|
|Category||WTA Tour Championships|
|Draw||8S / 4D|
|Surface||Carpet (Sporteze) / indoor|
|Location||New York City, United States|
|Venue||Madison Square Garden|
|Martina Navratilova / Pam Shriver|
The 1982 Avon Championships were the eleventh WTA Tour Championships, the annual women's tennis tournament for the best players of the 11 tournament Avon Championships Circuit on the 1982 WTA Tour. It was the 11th edition of the event and was played from March 24 through March 28, 1982 on indoor carpet courts at the Madison Square Garden in New York City, United States. Fifth-seeded Sylvia Hanika won the singles title, after trailing Navratilova 1–6, 1–3 in the final, and earned $100,000 first-prize money.
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