Avon Futures of Toronto

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Avon Futures of Toronto
Founded 1978
Abolished 1981
Location Toronto, Ontario
Surface Hard / Indoor
Category Avon Championships


The Avon Futures of Toronto was a professional tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts. It was part of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Tour as an Avon Championships event. It was held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from 1978 to 1981.

Past finals

Women's singles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1981 Claudia Kohde-Kilsch (FRG) Nina Bohm (SWE) 4–6, 6–2, 7–5
1980 Paula Smith (USA) Glynis Coles (GBR) 6–4, 6–3
1979 Barbara Potter (USA) Bettina Bunge (FRG) 6–1, 6–4
1978 Sharon Walsh (USA) Helen Anliot (SWE) 4–6, 6–4, 7–6
↑   Avon Championships event   ↑

Women's doubles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
1981 Marjorie Blackwood (CAN) (2)
Susan Leo (AUS)
Claudia Kohde-Kilsch (FRG)
Eva Pfaff (FRG)
5–7, 7–6, 7–6
1980 Marjorie Blackwood (CAN)
Pam Whytcross (AUS)
Lea Antonoplis (USA)
Kim Jones (USA)
3–6, 7–6, 6–3
1979 Bunny Bruning (USA) (2)
Rayni Fox (USA)
Brigitte Cuypers (RSA)
Renáta Tomanová (TCH)
6–4, 6–2
1978 Bunny Bruning (USA)
Sharon Walsh (USA)
Mimi Wikstedt (SWE)
Jane Stratton (USA)
6–4, 7–5
↑   Avon Championships event   ↑

Best Canadian results

Event Result Player Year
Women's singles Quarterfinals Marjorie Blackwood 1979
Women's doubles Won Marjorie Blackwood 1980, 1981