1977 Wimbledon Championships - Women's Singles
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1977 Wimbledon Championships %E2%80%93 Women's Singles
Women's Singles
1977 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionUnited Kingdom Virginia Wade
Runner-upNetherlands Betty Stöve
Final score4-6, 6-3, 6-1
Details
Draw96 (8 Q / 6 WC )
Seeds12
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1976 · Wimbledon Championships · 1978 →

Virginia Wade defeated Betty Stöve in the final, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1 in the final to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1977 Wimbledon Championships.[1] Wade remains the last British woman to win a Wimbledon singles title. Chris Evert was the defending champion, but lost in the semifinals to Wade. This was the first time Wimbledon seeded more than 8 players for the ladies' championship, increasing the number (for this year only) to twelve players. The number increased to 16 in 1978.

Seeds

01.   United States Chris Evert (Semifinals)
02.   United States Martina Navratilova (Quarterfinals)
03.   United Kingdom Virginia Wade (Champion)
04.   United Kingdom Sue Barker (Semifinals)
05.   United States Billie Jean King (Quarterfinals)
06.   United States Rosie Casals (Quarterfinals)
07.   Netherlands Betty Stöve (Final)
08.   Australia Kerry Melville (Quarterfinals)
09.   Australia Dianne Fromholtz (Withdrew)
10.   Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jau?ovec (Third round)
11.   France Françoise Dürr (Third round)
12.   United States Kathy May (Fourth round)

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

Dianne Fromholtz withdrew due to illness. She was replaced in the draw by Lucky Loser Chris O'Neil.

Qualifying

Draw

Key

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1 United States Chris Evert 6 6
5 United States Billie Jean King 1 2
1 United States Chris Evert 2 6 1
3 United Kingdom Virginia Wade 6 4 6
3 United Kingdom Virginia Wade 7 6
6 United States Rosie Casals 5 2
3 United Kingdom Virginia Wade 4 6 6
7 Netherlands Betty Stöve 6 3 1
8 Australia Kerry Reid 3 4
4 United Kingdom Sue Barker 6 6
4 United Kingdom Sue Barker 4 6 4
7 Netherlands Betty Stöve 6 2 6
7 Netherlands Betty Stöve 9 3 6
2 United States Martina Navratilova 8 6 1

Top half

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 United States C Evert 6 6
United States R Gerulaitis 0 3 1 United States C Evert 6 6
WC United Kingdom W Wooldridge 0 2
1 United States C Evert 6 6
Netherlands E Vessies-Appel 6 3 6 United States T Austin 1 1
United States M Hamm 4 6 2 Netherlands E Vessies-Appel 3 3
United States T Austin 6 6
1 United States C Evert 8 6
South Africa G Stevens 6 4
West Germany K Ebbinghaus 6 6
Q United States E Dignam 6 5 1 WC United Kingdom B Thompson 2 0
WC United Kingdom B Thompson 2 7 6 West Germany K Ebbinghaus 1 3
South Africa G Stevens 6 6
Q United States A Spex 6 0 2
United States M Struthers 1 0 South Africa G Stevens 4 6 6
South Africa G Stevens 6 6

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 United States BJ King 6 6 6
Q United States A Smith 4 6 6 Q United States A Smith 8 0 3
Sweden M Wikstedt 6 2 0 5 United States BJ King 6 7
Brazil M Bueno 2 5
Brazil M Bueno 1 8 8
United States J Newberry 6 6 United States J Newberry 6 6 6
LL Argentina R Giscafré 4 2 5 United States BJ King 4 6 6
South Africa M Kruger 6 0 1
10 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia M Jau?ovec 6 6
Australia W Turnbull 6 6 Australia W Turnbull 4 3
West Germany H Eisterlehner 2 1 10 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia M Jau?ovec 4 4
United Kingdom M Tyler 4 6 2 South Africa M Kruger 6 6
South Africa M Kruger 6 2 6 South Africa M Kruger 6 6
France F Guedy 3 2

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 United Kingdom V Wade 6 6
WC United Kingdom J Durie 2 2 3 United Kingdom V Wade 6 6
United States E Nagelsen 2 1
3 United Kingdom V Wade 6 6
South Africa Y Vermaak 1 2
South Africa Y Vermaak 6 6
United Kingdom J Fayter 2 6 6 United Kingdom J Fayter 3 1
Q Sweden N Bohm 6 3 2 3 United Kingdom V Wade 9 6
Hungary M Pinterova 1 1 Romania M Simionescu 7 3
Q Israel P Peled 6 6 Q Israel P Peled 4 6 4
Q United States R Fox 6 4 6
Q United States R Fox 5 2
United States S Tolleson 2 3 Romania M Simionescu 7 6
Romania M Simionescu 6 6 Romania M Simionescu 6 7
United States C Reynolds 4 5

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6 United States R Casals 6 6
South Africa T Harford 3 1 6 United States R Casals 6 6
United States V Ziegenfuss 3 3
6 United States R Casals 6 6
United States J Russell 8 6 United States J Russell 1 1
United Kingdom S Mappin 6 2 United States J Russell 6 7
LL United States S Hagey 3 5
6 United States R Casals 8 6
11 France F Dürr 6 8 South Africa D Boshoff 6 3
United States L Forood 0 6 11 France F Dürr 6 7
Romania V Ruzici 3 5
11 France F Dürr 3 7
South Africa D Boshoff 6 9
Australia L Hunt 3 2
Australia P Whytcross 4 4 South Africa D Boshoff 6 6
South Africa D Boshoff 6 6

Bottom half

Section 5

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States K Harter 3 2
Australia C Doerner 6 6 Australia C Doerner 6 6
United States A-M Bruning 3 1 Australia C Doerner 0 2
12 United States K May 6 6
United Kingdom C Molesworth 2 4
United Kingdom L Mottram 3 1 12 United States K May 6 6
12 United States K May 6 6 12 United States K May 2 1
United States J Anthony 6 6 8 Australia K Reid 6 6
Japan N Sato 1 3 United States J Anthony 6 6
West Germany I Riedel 2 1
United States J Anthony 3 7
8 Australia K Reid 6 9
France G Lovera 1 1
United States M Carillo 6 4 5 8 Australia K Reid 6 6
8 Australia K Reid 2 6 7

Section 6

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States P Bostrom 3 4
United States L Antonoplis 6 6 United States L Antonoplis 7 6
Q Australia C Matison 5 1
United States L Antonoplis 6 6
Q Denmark H Sparre 4 1
Q Denmark H Sparre 6 6
WC Australia S Saliba 1 5 WC United States K Susman 3 2
WC United States K Susman 6 7 United States L Antonoplis 0 4
4 United Kingdom S Barker 6 6
South Africa I Kloss 3 4
United States C Meyer 1 5 United States A Kiyomura 6 6
United States A Kiyomura 6 7 United States A Kiyomura 2 1
West Germany H Masthoff 2 7 7 4 United Kingdom S Barker 6 6
Uruguay F Bonicelli 6 5 5 West Germany H Masthoff 1 3
4 United Kingdom S Barker 6 6

Section 7

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States S Walsh 4 2
Australia H Cawley 6 6 Australia H Cawley 6 6
WC United Kingdom A Hobbs 4 3
Australia H Cawley 9 6
United States P Fordyce 6 7 1 United States J Stratton 7 3
United States J Stratton 4 9 6 United States J Stratton 7 9 6
LL Australia C O'Neil 9 8 3
Australia H Cawley 4 2
7 Netherlands B Stöve 6 6
Czechoslovakia R Tomanová 6 2 6
South Africa B Cuypers 6 6 South Africa B Cuypers 4 6 3
Czechoslovakia R Mar?íková 0 4 Czechoslovakia R Tomanová 1 2
7 Netherlands B Stöve 6 6
United States P Teeguarden 6 3 2
Italy S Simmonds 3 1 7 Netherlands B Stöve 3 6 6
7 Netherlands B Stöve 6 6

Section 8

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Belgium M Gurdal 6 6
United States L duPont 2 4 Belgium M Gurdal 6 6 3
South Africa A McDade 1 8 6
South Africa A McDade 4 0
United States T Holladay 6 6
United States K Shaw 5 4
United States T Holladay 6 6 United States T Holladay 7 6
United Kingdom L Beaven 3 3 United States T Holladay 4 4
2 United States M Navratilova 6 6
Romania F Mihai 2 4
United Kingdom L Charles 6 1 6 United Kingdom L Charles 6 6
France B Simon 4 6 3 United Kingdom L Charles 2 2
2 United States M Navratilova 6 6
Sweden I Bentzer 0 3
United Kingdom G Coles 3 0 2 United States M Navratilova 6 6
2 United States M Navratilova 6 6

References

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.

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