1976 Wimbledon Championships - Women's Singles
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1976 Wimbledon Championships %E2%80%93 Women's Singles
Women's Singles
1976 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionUnited States Chris Evert
Runner-upAustralia Evonne Goolagong Cawley
Final score6-3, 4-6, 8-6
Details
Draw96 (8 Q )
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
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First-seeded Chris Evert defeated Evonne Goolagong Cawley in the final, 6-3, 4-6, 8-6 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1976 Wimbledon Championships.[1] Billie Jean King was the reigning champion, but did not defend her title as she had retired from singles play.[2] Three time champion Maria Bueno competed at the championships for the first time since 1968.

Seeds

01.   United States Chris Evert (Champion)
02.   Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley (Final)
03.   United Kingdom Virginia Wade (Semifinals)
04.   United States Martina Navratilova (Semifinals)
05.   Soviet Union Olga Morozova (Quarterfinals)
06.   United States Rosie Casals (Quarterfinals)
07.   United Kingdom Sue Barker (Quarterfinals)
08.   Australia Kerry Reid (Quarterfinals)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

Qualifying

The seeding list was accurately reflected in the tournament result, with all the seeds achieving their expected final achievements. This is the only example in the entire Wimbledon history where the seeding for either the gentlemen's or ladies' singles has been replicated in the results.[3]

Draw

Key

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1 United States Chris Evert 6 6
5 Soviet Union Olga Morozova 3 0
1 United States Chris Evert 6 4 6
4 United States Martina Navratilova 3 6 4
4 United States Martina Navratilova 6 3 7
7 United Kingdom Sue Barker 3 6 5
1 United States Chris Evert 6 4 8
2 Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley 3 6 6
8 Australia Kerry Reid 4 2
3 United Kingdom Virginia Wade 6 6
3 United Kingdom Virginia Wade 1 2
2 Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley 6 6
6 United States Rosie Casals 5 3
2 Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley 7 6

Top half

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 United States C Evert 6 6
United States L Thomas 1 1 1 United States C Evert 6 6
United Kingdom A Coe 0 0
1 United States C Evert 6 6
United Kingdom W Wooldridge 7 6 Australia L Hunt 1 0
Romania M Simionescu 5 0 United Kingdom W Wooldridge 0 4
Australia L Hunt 6 6
1 United States C Evert 6 6
Netherlands B Stöve 2 2
LL Australia S Saliba 1 2
Netherlands B Stöve 6 6 Netherlands B Stöve 6 6
United States E Nagelsen 3 0 Netherlands B Stöve 6 6
Q Australia C Matison 5 3 United States E Norton 3 2
United States E Norton 7 6 United States E Norton 6 9
South Africa E Vlotman 3 8

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 Soviet Union O Morozova 6 6
United States A Kiyomura 3 1 5 Soviet Union O Morozova 6 6
Q United States M McLean 2 0
5 Soviet Union O Morozova 6 6
Czechoslovakia R Mar?íková 4 1
Czechoslovakia R Mar?íková 6 6
United Kingdom L Blachford 5 5 United States T Fretz 2 4
United States T Fretz 7 7 5 Soviet Union O Morozova 6 4 6
Q Australia V Lancaster-Kerr 3 3 Soviet Union N Chmyreva 4 6 1
United States M Louie 6 6 United States M Louie 2 2
South Africa I Kloss 6 6
South Africa I Kloss 5 4
Soviet Union N Chmyreva 7 6
United States J Evert 1 3
United Kingdom B Thompson 1 1 Soviet Union N Chmyreva 6 6
Soviet Union N Chmyreva 6 6

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 United States M Navratilova 3 6 6
United States L duPont 6 1 3 4 United States M Navratilova 6 6
Belgium M Gurdal 2 1
4 United States M Navratilova 6 6
United States S Mehmedbasich 3 1 United States L Antonoplis 1 4
United States L Antonoplis 6 6 United States L Antonoplis 6 6
West Germany I Riedel 3 2
4 United States M Navratilova 2 6 7
United Kingdom J Fayter 6 6 France F Dürr 6 3 5
Netherlands T Zwaan 2 4 United Kingdom J Fayter 6 3 5
France F Dürr 3 6 7
France F Dürr 6 6
United States J Russell 4 4
United States J Metcalf 4 1
United States J Russell 6 5 6 United States J Russell 6 6
United Kingdom L Charles 3 7 4

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 United Kingdom S Barker 6 7
Q Sweden M Wikstedt 1 5 7 United Kingdom S Barker 6 7
Q United States C Martinez 4 5
7 United Kingdom S Barker 3 7 6
United States L Tenney 3 4 United States V Ziegenfuss 6 5 2
United States V Ziegenfuss 6 6 United States V Ziegenfuss 3 6 6
United States K Kuykendall 6 3 1
7 United Kingdom S Barker 2 6 6
United States M Guerrant 9 6 Brazil M Bueno 6 2 1
France G Lovera 7 2 United States M Guerrant 6 6
LL New Zealand C Newton 1 1
United States M Guerrant 4 6 3
Brazil M Bueno 6 3 6
United States A-M Bruning 4 6 6
United States R Tenney 4 4 Brazil M Bueno 6 3 8
Brazil M Bueno 6 6

Bottom half

Section 5

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Czechoslovakia R Tomanová 6 3 9
United States K Harter 6 7 United States K Harter 3 6 7
Romania F Mihai 4 5 Czechoslovakia R Tomanová 2 7 7
South Africa G Stevens 6 6 South Africa G Stevens 6 5 9
United Kingdom L Mottram 3 4 South Africa G Stevens 6 6
Uruguay F Bonicelli 0 1
South Africa G Stevens 6 3 1
Australia J Dimond 2 2 8 Australia K Reid 3 6 6
Australia C Doerner 6 6 Australia C Doerner 6 6
United Kingdom V Burton 2 1
Australia C Doerner 5 2r
8 Australia K Reid 7 4
United States P Teeguarden 4 6 2
United States M Redondo 4 4 8 Australia K Reid 6 1 6
8 Australia K Reid 6 6

Section 6

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
South Africa M Kruger 6 6
Romania V Ruzici 2 4 South Africa M Kruger 6 6
West Germany H Eisterlehner 3 4
South Africa M Kruger 8 6
South Africa D Boshoff 4 7 2 Australia W Turnbull 6 4
United States P Hogan 6 5 6 United States P Hogan 2 4
Australia W Turnbull 6 6
South Africa M Kruger 6 3 5
3 United Kingdom V Wade 2 6 7
United States M Michel 6 6
Australia W Paish 2 4 South Africa B Cuypers 2 2
South Africa B Cuypers 6 6 United States M Michel 3 3
3 United Kingdom V Wade 6 6
United Kingdom S Mappin 1 0
United Kingdom M Tyler 3 4 3 United Kingdom V Wade 6 6
3 United Kingdom V Wade 6 6

Section 7

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Colombia I Fernández de Soto 3 4
Sweden C Sandberg 3 6 Q United States A Spex 6 6
Q United States A Spex 6 8 Q United States A Spex 6 0
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia M Jau?ovec 8 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia M Jau?ovec 4 6 6
United Kingdom G Coles 4 6 Sweden I Bentzer 6 4 2
Sweden I Bentzer 6 8 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia M Jau?ovec 2 5
6 United States R Casals 6 7
South Africa A McMillan 4 8
Italy S Simmonds 2 2 United States T Holladay 6 9
United States T Holladay 6 6 United States T Holladay 4 2
6 United States R Casals 6 6
Q United States P Bostrom 2 4
United Kingdom L Beaven 3 2 6 United States R Casals 6 6
6 United States R Casals 6 6

Section 8

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
LL United Kingdom A Cooper 2 2
United States J Anthony 6 6 United States J Anthony 6 6
Japan N Sato 2 4
United States J Anthony 4 8
Australia D Fromholtz 6 6 Australia D Fromholtz 6 9
South Africa V Vermaak 1 4 Australia D Fromholtz 6 6
United States K May 0 4
Australia D Fromholtz 3 0
2 Australia E Goolagong Cawley 6 6
South Africa A du Plooy 6 5 5
South Africa R Whitehouse 3 6 United Kingdom C Molesworth 2 7 7
Q United Kingdom C Molesworth 6 8 United Kingdom C Molesworth 1 1
2 Australia E Goolagong Cawley 6 6
United States S Walsh 0 5
Netherlands E Vessies-Appel 2 5 2 Australia E Goolagong Cawley 6 7
2 Australia E Goolagong Cawley 6 7

See also

References

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.
  2. ^ Little, Alan (2010). 2010 Wimbledon Compendium. Wimbledon, London: The All England Lawn Tennis Club. p. 299. ISBN 1899039333.
  3. ^ Wimbledon: The Official History of the Championships. Barrett, John. Collins Willow 2011 ISBN 0-00-711707-8

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