Navratilova and Evert Participated. Evert Retired This Year.
The leading players M. Navratilova and C. Evert both participated. The Final was Navratilova, who won all matches in straight, vs. L. McNeil with sophisticated net play. Navratilova captured the victory after winning the tie-break of the final set.
The 15year old All Japan Tennis champion Naoko Sawamatsu made her debut by Wildcard.