More about the year 1989
The spectators’ yearning to see a win for the beautiful Argentine is big — at least as big as her own desire for a fiery-red Porsche 944 S2 Cabriolet. World No. 3 and top-seeded in Flderstadt, Gabriela Sabatini duly obliges herself and her admirers in 1989. The final is given a touch of spice after Gabriela Sabatini’s early exit the previous year after being defeated by Jana Novotna in the first round.