1987

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An asterisk (*) denotes a tournament title for Chris.
Court surface and seedings listed where available.
Number in [brackets] denotes opponent’s tournament seeding.
Number in (parens) denotes number of points earned by the loser of a tiebreak.

Tournament Wins: 5
Match Record: 72-13

Virginia Slims of Florida (Feb. 16-22; Boca Raton, FL, hard, seeded 1):   2R  def. Elna Reinach  6-4, 6-2;  3R  lost to Kate Gompert  3-6, 6-4, 6-2

Lipton International Players Championships (Feb. 23-Mar. 8; Key Biscayne, FL, seeded 2):  1R  def. Jennifer Mundel  6-0, 6-1;  2R  def. Akiko Kijimuta  6-1, 6-2;  3R  def. Vicki Nelson-Dunbar  6-0, 6-0;  4R  def. Stephanie Rehe  6-3, 6-2;  QF  def. Claudia Kohde-Kilsch [9] 6-2, 7-5;  SF  def. Hana Mandlikova [4] 7-5, 6-0;  F lost to Steffi Graf [3] 6-1, 6-2

* Virginia Slims of Dallas (Mar. 16-22, Dallas, TX, indoor, seeded 1):  1R  def. Katerina Maleeva  2-6, 6-3, 6-1;  2R  def. Carling Bassett 6-0, 6-1;  QF  def. Stephanie Rehe  6-1, 6-0;  SF  def. Zina Garrison [3] 3-6, 6-1, 6-0;  F  def. Pam Shriver [2] 6-1, 6-3

Family Circle Magazine Cup (Apr. 6-12; Hilton Head, SC, clay, seeded 2):  2R  def. Petra Huber  7-5, 6-2;  3R  def. Debbie Spence  6-3, 6-0;  QF  def. Bettina Bunge [7] 6-3, 6-2;  SF lost to Manuela Maleeva [6] 6-1, 2-6, 7-6 (5)

* Virginia Slims of Houston (Apr. 20-26; Houston, TX, clay, seeded 3):  1R  def. Nathalie Herreman  6-1, 6-1;  2R  def. Mariana Perez-Roldan  6-2, 6-1;  QF  def. Kate Gompert [8] 6-3, 6-3;  SF def. Hana Mandlikova [2] 6-3, 7-5;  F def. Martina Navratilova [1] 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 (4)

* Eckerd-Florida Federal Open (Apr. 27-May 3; Tampa, FL, clay, seeded 1):  1R  def. Gabriela Dinu  6-2, 6-1;  2R  def. Camille Benjamin  6-3, 6-1;  QF  def. Laura Arraya Gildemeister [6] 6-2, 6-1;  SF def. Beverley Bowes 6-0, 6-0;  F def. Kate Gompert [4] 6-3, 6-2

* Swiss Geneva Open (May 18-24; Geneva, Switzerland, clay, seeded 1):  2R  def. Emmanuelle Derly  6-1, 6-4;  3R  def. Kate Gompert [10] 6-3, 6-1;  QF  def. Mary Joe Fernandez [7]  7-6 (3), 6-1;  SF  def. Lori McNeil [4] 6-0, 6-2;  F def. Manuela Maleeva [3] 6-3, 4-6, 6-2

French Open Championships (May 25-June 7; Paris, France, clay, seeded 3):  1R  def. Eva Pfaff  6-1, 6-3;  2R  def. Isabelle Demongeot  6-3, 7-5;  3R  def. Eva Krapl  6-2, 6-0;  4R  def. Katerina Maleeva [12] 6-3, 6-1;  QF Raffaella Reggi [14] 6-2, 6-2;  SF lost to Martina Navratilova [1] 6-2, 6-2

Pilkington Glass Ladies Championships (June 15-20; Eastbourne, England, grass, seeded 2):  1R  def. Sharon Walsh-Pete  6-2, 6-1;  2R def. Lisa Bonder  6-1, 6-1;  3R def. Wendy White  6-3, 6-4;  QF def. Larissa Savchenko [12] 6-3, 6-1;  SF lost to Helena Sukova [3] 4-6, 6-4, 8-6

All-England Championships (June 22-July 5; Wimbledon, England, seeded 3):  1R  def. Sara Gomer  6-1, 6-0;  2R  def. Laura Golarsa  7-5, 6-0;  3R def. Kumiko Okamoto 7-5, 6-0;  4R def. Rosalyn Fairbank  6-2, 2-6, 7-5;  QF  def. Claudia Kohde-Kilsch [8] 6-1, 6-3;  SF lost to Martina Navratilova [1] 6-2, 5-7, 6-4

Federation Cup (July 27-Aug. 2; Vancouver, British Columbia, hard):  1R  def. Etsuko Inoue, Japan  6-2, 6-4;  2R  def. Nathalie Tauziat, France  6-1, 6-0;  QF  def. Jo Durie, Great Britain  6-3, 6-1;  SF def. Manuela Maleeva  6-2, 2-6, 6-4;  F lost to Steffi Graf, West Germany  6-2, 6-1

Virginia Slims of Los Angeles (Aug. 10-16; Manhattan Beach, CA, hard, seeded 3):  2R  def. Robin White  6-0, 7-5;  3R def. Jana Novotna  7-6 (3), 6-3;  QF  def. Lori McNeil [8] 6-1, 7-5;  SF def. Martina Navratilova [1] 6-2, 6-1;  F lost to Steffi Graf [2] 6-3, 6-4

Canadian Open Players Championship (Aug. 17-23; Toronto, Ontario, hard, seeded 1):  2R def. Sara Gomer  6-3, 6-2;  3R def. Nathalie Tauziat  6-2, 6-2; QF  def. Helen Kelesi  6-2, 6-0;  SF lost to Pam Shriver [3] 6-4, 6-1

United States Open Championships (Aug 24-Sept. 6; Flushing Meadow, Queens, NY, hard, seeded 3):  1R  def. Susan Sloane  6-1, 6-0;  2R  def. Niege Dias  6-0, 6-1; 3R def. Natalia Zvereva  6-0, 6-2;  4R  def. Manuela Maleeva [10] 7-5, 6-4;  QF lost to Lori McNeil [11] 3-6, 6-2, 6-4

* Virginia Slims of New Orleans (Sept. 28-Oct. 4; New Orleans, LA, indoor, seeded 1):  1R  def. Anne Minter  6-0, 6-1;  2R def. Barbara Gerken  6-4, 6-1;  QF def. Anne Smith  6-2, 6-0;  SF  def. Wendy Turnbull [6] 3-2 ret.;  F def. Lori McNeil [3] 6-3, 7-5

Porsche Grand Prix (Oct. 12-18; Filderstadt, West Germany, indoor, seeded 2):  1R def. Regina Marsikova 6-2, 7-5; 2R def. Raffaella Reggi  6-4, 6-1;  QF  def. Mary Joe Fernandez  6-2, 5-7, 6-4;  SF  def. Pam Shriver [3] 7-5, 6-3;  F lost to Martina Navratilova [1] 7-5, 6-1

Virginia Slims of New England (Nov. 2-8; Worcester, MA, indoor, seeded 1):  1R  def. Michelle Torres  6-3, 6-3;  2R def. Andrea Holikova  6-4, 6-1;  QF def. Barbara Potter [7] 1-6, 6-1, 6-3;  SF def. Gabriela Sabatini [3]  6-4, 7-6 (1);  F lost to Pam Shriver [2] 6-4, 4-6, 6-0

Virginia Slims Championships (Nov. 16-22; New York, NY, seeded 3):  1R lost to Sylvia Hanika  6-4, 6-4

Season Highlights
–Had a 20-match win streak in the spring clay court season, including her 150th title, over Martina in Houston.
–Avenged U.S. Open loss by beating Lori McNeil in the finals at New Orleans, first tournament after the Open.