1979 French Open - Women's Singles
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1979 French Open %E2%80%93 Women's Singles
Women's Singles
1979 French Open
ChampionUnited States Chris Evert
Runner-upAustralia Wendy Turnbull
Final score6-2, 6-0
Details
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends -45 45+ women
WC Singles men women
WC Doubles men women
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First-seeded Chris Evert defeated Wendy Turnbull 6-2, 6-0 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1979 French Open.[1]

Seeds

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

  1. United States Chris Evert (Champion)
  2. United Kingdom Virginia Wade (Second round)
  3. Australia Dianne Fromholtz (Semifinalist)
  4. Australia Wendy Turnbull (Finalist)
  5. Romania Virginia Ruzici (Quarterfinalist)
  6. United Kingdom Sue Barker (Second round)
  7. Czechoslovakia Regina Mar?íková (Semifinalist)
  8. Netherlands Betty Stöve (Third round)
  9. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jau?ovec (Second round)
  10. United States Kathy May-Teacher (Second round)
  11. United States Rosie Casals (First round)
  12. South Africa Marise Kruger (Second round)
  13. United States Anne Smith (Third round)
  14. South Africa Ilana Kloss (Second round)
  15. n/a
  16. United States Marita Redondo (First round)

Draw

Key

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

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1 United States Chris Evert 6 6
  United States Ruta Gerulaitis 0 4
1 United States Chris Evert 6 6
3 Australia Dianne Fromholtz 1 3
3 Australia Dianne Fromholtz 6 6
5 Romania Virginia Ruzici 0 4
1 United States Chris Evert 6 6
4 Australia Wendy Turnbull 2 0
  Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková 3 3
4 Australia Wendy Turnbull 6 6
4 Australia Wendy Turnbull 6 6
7 Czechoslovakia Regina Mar?íková 4 3
7 Czechoslovakia Regina Mar?íková 6 6
  Czechoslovakia Renáta Tomanová 1 1

Earlier rounds

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States Evert 6 6
United States Latham 1 0 1 United States Evert 6 6
United States duPont 7 5 6 United States duPont 3 3
United States Jordan 6 7 3 1 United States Evert 4 6 6
Brazil Medrado 7 6 Brazil Medrado 6 2 3
Argentina Madruga 6 1 Brazil Medrado 6 6
9 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jau?ovec 6 6 9 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jau?ovec 4 4
France Chevalier 2 3 1 United States Evert 6 6
14 South Africa Kloss 6 5 6 United States Gerulaitis 0 4
France Fuchs 2 7 0 14 South Africa Kloss 0
United States Gerulaitis 6 6 6 United States Gerulaitis 6
Australia O'Neil 2 7 0 United States Gerulaitis 6 6
France Simon 6 1 6 8 Netherlands Stöve 1 4
United States Stoll 2 6 3 France Simon 6 6 3
8 Netherlands Stöve 6 6 8 Netherlands Stöve 7 4 6
Argentina González 0 3

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 Australia Fromholtz 6 6
United States Fox 4 1 3 Australia Fromholtz 6 6
Argentina Raponi 6 7 Argentina Raponi 2 1
Australia Doerner 4 6 3 Australia Fromholtz 6 6
West Germany Bunge 6 6 West Germany Bunge 0 1
United States McDaniel 3 4 West Germany Bunge 6 5 7
12 South Africa Kruger 7 6 12 South Africa Kruger 1 7 5
United States Blount 6 0 3 Australia Fromholtz 6 6
Czechoslovakia Buda?ová 6 6 5 Romania Ruzici 0 4
United States Liess 1 2 Czechoslovakia Buda?ová 6 6
United States Walsh 2 6 6 United States Walsh 4 2
France Thibault 6 4 2 Czechoslovakia Buda?ová 1 5
United Kingdom Hobbs 6 2 6 5 Romania Ruzici 6 7
South Africa Vermaak 3 6 3 United Kingdom Hobbs 4 0
5 Romania Ruzici 6 6 5 Romania Ruzici 6 6
Switzerland Delhees 3 3

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6 United Kingdom Barker 6 7
West Germany Eisterlehner 2 6 6 United Kingdom Barker 6 6 1
Czechoslovakia Mandlíková 6 6 Czechoslovakia Mandlíková 7 2 6
Romania Simionescu 4 4 Czechoslovakia Mandlíková 6 7
United States Stuart 2 7 8 United States Stuart 4 6
Argentina Villagrán 6 6 6 United States Stuart 6 2 6
Czechoslovakia Stracho?ová 6 6 Czechoslovakia Stracho?ová 3 6 1
11 United States Casals 1 1 Czechoslovakia Mandlíková 6 6
United States Allen 6 6 4 Australia Turnbull 3 3
16 United States Redondo 3 4 United States Allen 6 6 6
Netherlands Vessies 6 6 Netherlands Vessies 2 7 3
United States Newberry 4 4 United States Allen 2 3
United States DuVall 6 6 4 Australia Turnbull 6 6
West Germany Hanika 4 3 United States DuVall 3 3
4 Australia Turnbull 6 6 4 Australia Turnbull 6 6
United States Smith 4 2

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7 Czechoslovakia Mar?íková 6 4 6
United States Teeguarden 4 6 0 7 Czechoslovakia Mar?íková 6 6
United States Forood 6 6 United States Forood 3 2
United States Siegel 2 1 7 Czechoslovakia Mar?íková 6 7
United States Acker 7 6 13 United States Smith 3 6
United States Desfor 6 3 United States Acker 1 0
13 United States Smith 6 6 13 United States Smith 6 6
France Dürr 1 1 7 Czechoslovakia Mar?íková 6 6
10 United States May-Teacher 4 6 6 Czechoslovakia Tomanová 1 1
Italy Porzio 6 1 0 10 United States May-Teacher 1 4
Romania Romanov 6 6 Romania Romanov 6 6
United States Stratton 1 1 Romania Romanov 4 2
Czechoslovakia Tomanová 6 6 6 Czechoslovakia Tomanová 6 6
France Beillan 7 2 4 Czechoslovakia Tomanová 6 4 6
2 United Kingdom Wade 7 7 2 United Kingdom Wade 2 6 2
France Lovera 5 6

References

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 397. ISBN 978-0942257700.

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