1978 French Open - Women's Singles
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1978 French Open %E2%80%93 Women's Singles
Women's Singles
1978 French Open
ChampionRomania Virginia Ruzici
Runner-upSocialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jau?ovec
Final score6-2, 6-2
Details
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
Legends -45 45+ women
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Second-seeded Virginia Ruzici defeated Mima Jau?ovec 6-2, 6-2 in the final to win the women's singles tennis title at the 1978 French Open.[1]

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Virginia Ruzici is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jau?ovec (Finalist)
  2. Romania Virginia Ruzici (Champion)
  3. Czechoslovakia Regina Mar?íková (Semifinalist)
  4. United States Nancy Richey (Second round)
  5. United States Kathy May (Quarterfinalist)
  6. United States Janet Newberry (First round)
  7. West Germany Katja Ebbinghaus (Second round)
  8. United States Laura duPont (First round)
  9. Czechoslovakia Renáta Tomanová (Second round)
  10. Romania Floren?a Mihai (First round)
  11. United States Jeanne Evert (Second round)
  12. United Kingdom Michelle Tyler (Second round)
  13. Uruguay Fiorella Bonicelli (Quarterfinalist)
  14. Romania Mariana Simionescu (Third round)
  15. United States Mareen Louie (Second round)
  16. United States Caroline Stoll (First round)

Qualifying

Draw

Key

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jau?ovec 6 6
5 United States Kathy May 4 2
1 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jau?ovec 6 6
3 Czechoslovakia Regina Mar?íková 3 4
3 Czechoslovakia Regina Mar?íková 6 6
Q West Germany Helga Masthoff 3 3
1 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jau?ovec 2 2
2 Romania Virginia Ruzici 6 6
Q Czechoslovakia Mirka Bendlová 3 3
  France Brigitte Simon 6 6
  France Brigitte Simon 3 0
2 Romania Virginia Ruzici 6 6
13 Uruguay Fiorella Bonicelli 7 4 6
2 Romania Virginia Ruzici 6 6 8

Earlier rounds

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jau?ovec 6 6
United States Walsh 1 3 1 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jau?ovec 6 6
United States Nagelsen 6 7 United States Nagelsen 4 2
West Germany Hanika 4 5 1 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jau?ovec 6 6
Q Australia Bowrey 7 6 Q Australia Bowrey 1 3
United Kingdom Coles 5 4 Q Australia Bowrey 7 6
12 United Kingdom Tyler 6 6 12 United Kingdom Tyler 5 4
United States Gerulaitis 2 2 1 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jau?ovec 6 6
9 Czechoslovakia Tomanová 6 7 5 United States May 4 2
Q Australia Gregory 1 5 9 Czechoslovakia Tomanová 3 7 4
Czechoslovakia Stracho?ová 7 6 Czechoslovakia Stracho?ová 6 6 6
Argentina Giscafré 6 1 Czechoslovakia Stracho?ová 1 0
Denmark Sparre-Viragh 6 6 5 United States May 6 6
Sweden Wikstedt 3 4 Denmark Sparre-Viragh 6 2 6
5 United States May 6 6 5 United States May 4 6 8
United States Ganz 1 2

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 Czechoslovakia Mar?íková 7 6
Australia Whytcross 5 1 3 Czechoslovakia Mar?íková 6 6
United States Desfor 6 6 6 United States Desfor 0 4
Sweden Anliot 7 3 3 3 Czechoslovakia Mar?íková 6 6
Q Czechoslovakia Buda?ová 6 6 14 Romania Simionescu 1 4
United Kingdom Fayter 1 3 Q Czechoslovakia Buda?ová 7 5 3
14 Romania Simionescu 6 6 14 Romania Simionescu 6 7 6
Australia Evers 4 2 3 Czechoslovakia Mar?íková 6 6
15 United States Louie 6 6 Q West Germany Masthoff 3 3
United States Harris 2 3 15 United States Louie 6 4 2
Q West Germany Masthoff 4 6 6 Q West Germany Masthoff 3 6 6
Q Argentina Madruga 6 0 4 Q West Germany Masthoff 7 6
Australia Hunt 6 6 Australia Hunt 6 4
United States Ornstein 2 3 Australia Hunt 6 5 6
7 West Germany Ebbinghaus 6 2 6 7 West Germany Ebbinghaus 4 7 0
Australia O'Neil 2 6 2

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Q Czechoslovakia Bendlová 6 2 6
8 United States Du Pont 4 6 3 Q Czechoslovakia Bendlová 1 6 6
France Rual 6 6 France Rual 6 2 3
Hungary Klein 1 2 Q Czechoslovakia Bendlová 6 6
Brazil Medrado 6 2 6 Brazil Medrado 3 4
West Germany Riedel 4 6 3 Brazil Medrado 6 6
11 United States Evert 6 6 6 11 United States Evert 1 2
Italy Simmonds 7 3 2 Q Czechoslovakia Bendlová 3 3
France Simon 7 6 France Simon 6 6
10 Romania Mihai 5 2 France Simon 6 6
Q Australia Tobin 6 6 Q Australia Tobin 1 1
United States Stratton 1 2 France Simon 6 6
Argentina González 6 6 Argentina González 4 3
Sweden Bohm 4 3 Argentina González 6 4 6
4 United States Richey 6 6 4 United States Richey 4 6 3
United States Bostrom 2 2

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States Teeguarden 7 2 7
6 United States Newberry 5 6 5 United States Teeguarden 6 6
West Germany Eisterlehner 4 6 6 West Germany Eisterlehner 1 4
United States Smith 6 3 2 United States Teeguarden 3 7 4
Q Czechoslovakia Mandlíková 6 6 13 Uruguay Bonicelli 6 6 6
Hungary Pinterová 2 1 Q Czechoslovakia Mandlíková 2 5
13 Uruguay Bonicelli 6 6 13 Uruguay Bonicelli 6 7
France Fuchs 4 1 13 Uruguay Bonicelli 7 4 6
France Thibault 6 6 2 Romania Ruzici 6 6 8
16 United States Stoll 3 4 France Thibault 7 6
United States Latham 4 6 6 United States Latham 5 3
France Lovera 6 4 4 France Thibault 3 2
Sweden Ekblom 6 7 2 Romania Ruzici 6 6
Australia Doerner 2 5 Sweden Ekblom 1 3
2 Romania Ruzici 6 6 2 Romania Ruzici 6 6
Canada Blackwood 4 0

References

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 396. ISBN 978-0942257700.

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