1988

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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: 4
Match Record: 61-11

Australian Open (Jan. 8-24; Melbourne, Australia, synthetic, seeded 3):  1R  def. Gretchen Rush Magers  6-4, 6-0;  2R  def. Beverley Bowes  6-0, 6-1;  3R  def. Patty Fendick  4-6, 6-1, 6-1;  4R def. Celine Cohen  6-1, 6-1;  QF  def. Claudia Porwik  6-3, 6-1;  SF def. Martina Navratilova [2]  6-2, 7-5;  F lost to Steffi Graf [1] 6-1, 7-6 (3)

Virginia Slims of Florida (Mar. 7-13; Boca Raton, FL, hard, seeded 2):  2R  def. Monica Seles  6-2, 6-1;  3R  def. Peanut Louie Harper  6-1, 6-3;  QF def. Sandra Cecchini [7] 6-1, 6-0;  SF lost to Gabriela Sabatini [4] 6-1, 7-5

Lipton International Players Championship (Mar. 14-27; Key Biscayne, FL, hard, seeded 2):  1R  def. Alycia Moulton  6-0, 6-0;  2R  def. Melissa Gurney  6-0, 6-2;  3R  def. Terry Phelps  6-1, 6-4;  4R  def. Pascale Paradis  6-4, 6-2;  QF  def. Helena Sukova [5] 6-7 (8), 7-5, 6-4;  SF  def. Mary Joe Fernandez  6-2, 6-1;  F lost to Steffi Graf  6-4, 6-4

* Eckerd Tennis Open (Mar. 28-Apr. 3; Tampa, FL, clay, seeded 1):  1R  def. Michelle Torres  6-2, 6-0;   2R def.  Federica Bonsignori  6-2, 6-4;  QF  def. Sylvia Hanika [6] 6-1, 6-0;  SF  def. Halle Cioffi  6-2, 6-2;  F def. Arantxa Sanchez  7-6 (3), 6-4

* Virginia Slims of Houston (Apr. 18-24; Houston, TX, clay, seeded 2):  1R  def. Maria Lindstrom  6-2, 6-2;  2R  def. Laxmi Poruri  6-1, 6-4;  QF  def. Gretchen Rush Magers  2-6, 6-3, 6-0;  SF def. Zina Garrison [4] 7-5, 6-2;  F def. Martina Navratilova [1] 6-0, 6-4

Italian Open (May 2-8; Rome, Italy, clay, seeded 1):  2R  def. Nicole Provis  7-6 (5), 6-0;  3R defaulted to Helen Kelesi [14] with heel spur

French Open Championships (May 23-June 5; Paris, France, clay, seeded 3).  1R  def. Judith Wiesner  6-1, 6-4;  2R  def. Barbara Romano  7-5, 6-2;  3R  lost to Arantxa Sanchez  6-3, 7-6 (4) with heel spur

All-England Championships (June 20-July 3; Wimbledon, England, grass, seeded 4).  1R def. Alexia Dechaume  6-1, 6-2;   2R def. Christina Singer  6-4, 3-6, 6-3;  3R  def. Akiko Kijimuta  6-4, 6-0;  4R  def. Katrina Adams  5-7, 6-3, 6-0;  QF  def. Helena Sukova [6] 6-3, 7-6 (4);  SF lost to Martina Navratilova [2] 6-1, 4-6, 7-5

* Virginia Slims of Los Angeles (Aug. 8-14; Manhattan Beach, CA, hard, seeded 1):   2R  def. Eva Pfaff  6-2, 6-2;  3R  Halle Cioffi  6-2, 6-0;  QF  def. Patty Fendick  6-4, 6-0;  SF  def. Stephanie Rehe  6-3, 6-3;  F def. Gabriela Sabatini  2-6, 6-1, 6-1

Canadian Open Players Championship (Aug. 15-21; Montreal, Quebec, hard, seeded 2):  2R  def. Rene Simpson 6-1, 6-2;  3R  def. Isabelle Demongeot  6-4, 6-2;  QF  def. Helena Sukova [5] 6-2, 6-1;  SF  lost to Gabriela Sabatini [4] 6-4, 6-3

United States Open Championships (Aug 29-Sept. 11; Flushing Meadow, Queens, NY, hard, seeded 3):  1R  def. Conchita Martinez  6-4, 6-1; 2R  def. Halle Cioffi  6-1, 6-0;  3R  def. Michelle Torres 6-3, 6-3;  4R  def. Judith Wiesner 6-2, 6-4;  QF def. Manuela Maleeva [6] 3-6, 6-4, 6-2;  SF. defaulted to Steffi Graf [1], flu

Olympic Games (Sept. 19-Oct. 2; Seoul, South Korea, hard, seeded 2):  2R  def. Sandra Cecchini, Italy  6-2, 6-2;  3R lost to Raffaella Reggi, Italy  2-6, 6-4, 6-1

* Virginia Slims of New Orleans (Oct. 3-9; Kenner, LA, hard, seeded 1):  2R def. Rosalyn Fairbank  6-1, 6-3;  QF  def. Susan Sloane 7-6 (4), 6-4;  SF  def. Stephanie Rehe [4] 6-1, 6-1;  F  def. Anne Smith  6-4, 6-1

Porsche Grand Prix (Oct. 10-16; Filderstadt, West Germany, indoor, seeded 2):  1R  def. Silke Meier  6-3, 7-5;  2R  def. Catarina Lindqvist  6-1. 7-6 (5);  QF  def. Sylvia Hanika [6] 6-0, 6-4;  SF  def Raffaella Reggi [8] 6-3, 6-1;  F lost to Martina Navratilova [1] 6-2, 6-3

Virginia Slims of New England (Oct. 31-Nov. 6; Worcester, MA, indoor, seeded 2):  1R  def. Shaun Stafford  6-3, 7-5;  2R  def. Gretchen Rush Magers  7-5, 1-6, 7-6 (4);  QF  def. Barbara Potter [7] 4-6, 7-5, 6-2;  SF lost to Natalia Zvereva [6] 7-5, 7-6 (10)

Virginia Slims of Chicago (Nov. 7-13; Chicago, IL, indoor, seeded 2):  2R def. Stephanie Rehe w/o;  QF def. Rosalyn Fairbank  6-0, 6-2;  SF def. Manuela Maleeva [4] 6-4, 2-6, 6-2;  F lost to Martina Navratilova [1] 6-2, 6-2

Virginia Slims Championships (Nov. 14-20; New York, NY, indoor, seeded 3):  1R  def. Barbara Potter  4-6, 6-2, 6-4;  QF lost to Pam Shriver [5] 7-5, 6-4

Season Highlights
–Upset Martina Navratilova at the Australian Open to again make the finals, all 5 times she played that Grand Slam tournament in her career.
–At age 33, won tour stops in Tampa, Houston (over Martina), Los Angeles, and New Orleans.