BALTIMORE, NOV. 28 -- Chris Evert defeated Elise Burgin, 6-2, 6-3, in the First National Bank Cystic Fibrosis tennis exhibition at Loyola College tonight, setting up a Sunday final between No. 3 Evert and No. 4 Pam Shriver of Lutherville, Md., at 2:30 p.m.
Tim Wilkison advanced to the men's final with a 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 victory over Bud Schultz in the afternoon session. He will face Tim Gullikson, part of this year's 35-and-over Wimbeldon doubles championship team and leading money winner on the Grand Champions tour, who defeated John Ross, 6-4, 5-7, 6-3, Friday night.
Tonight, Evert proved too wise and too accurate for Baltimore's Burgin.
Evert broke Burgin's serve in the third game of the first set with a crosscourt backhand to go up, 2-1, and establish the tone of the match.
Evert consistently pounded base line groundstrokes corner to corner. Meticulous passing shots discouraged Burgin's early tactics of charging the net.
Evert won the first three games of the second set before Burgin held serve to cut the lead to 3-1. They stayed on serve the rest of the way as Evert took the match.
Shriver defeated Evert for the first time at the Canadian Open in August, 6-4, 6-1, and then again at the Virginia Slims of New England on Nov. 8, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0.
In mixed doubles play, Evert-Gullikson defeated Zina Garrison-Ross in an eight-game pro set, 8-5. In the pro-am, Evert-Jim Palmer beat Garrison-Sugar Ray Leonard, 8-7 (7-4), and Brooks Robinson-Burgin defeated Larry Sheets-Shriver, 6-2.