1981 Australian Open - Women's Singles
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1981 Australian Open %E2%80%93 Women's Singles
Women's Singles
1981 Australian Open
ChampionUnited States Martina Navratilova
Runner-upUnited States Chris Evert
Final score6-7(4-7), 6-4, 7-5
Details
Draw56 (8 Q )
Seeds14
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women mixed
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
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Third-seeded Martina Navratilova defeated Chris Evert 6-7(4-7), 6-4, 7-5 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1981 Australian Open.

Seeds

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

  1. United States Chris Evert (Finalist)
  2. United States Tracy Austin (Quarterfinalist)
  3. United States Martina Navratilova (Champion)
  4. United States Andrea Jaeger (Quarterfinalist)
  5. Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková (Quarterfinalist)
  6. United States Pam Shriver (Semifinalist)
  7. Australia Wendy Turnbull (Semifinalist)
  8. Australia Evonne Goolagong (Quarterfinalist)
  9. United States Barbara Potter (Second round)
  10. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jau?ovec (Third round)
  11. Romania Virginia Ruzici (First round)
  12. West Germany Bettina Bunge (Third round)
  13. United Kingdom Sue Barker (Third round)
  14. United States Kathy Jordan (Third round)

Qualifying

Draw

Key

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

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1 United States Chris Evert 6 7
5 Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková 4 5
1 United States Chris Evert 6 77
7 Australia Wendy Turnbull 4 61
4 United States Andrea Jaeger 3 610
7 Australia Wendy Turnbull 6 712
1 United States Chris Evert 77 4 5
3 United States Martina Navratilova 646 7
8 Australia Evonne Goolagong 3 1
3 United States Martina Navratilova 6 6
3 United States Martina Navratilova 6 7
6 United States Pam Shriver 3 5
6 United States Pam Shriver 7 77
2 United States Tracy Austin 5 64

Earlier rounds

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States C Evert 6 6
United States B Gadusek 6 6 United States B Gadusek 2 1
Australia D Fromholtz 3 1 1 United States C Evert 6 6
Netherlands B Stöve 6 6 United States C Reynolds 4 2
Q West Germany H Lütten 2 4 Netherlands B Stöve 5 3
United States C Reynolds 6 6 United States C Reynolds 7 6
West Germany C Kohde-Kilsch 1 2 1 United States C Evert 6 7
9 United States B Potter 6 6 5 Czechoslovakia H Mandlíková 4 5
Q Czechoslovakia K Skronská 4 2 9 United States B Potter 4 3
Q Czechoslovakia H Suková 6 6 Q Czechoslovakia H Suková 6 6
United States A Smith 4 1 Q Czechoslovakia H Suková 2 1
United States N Yeargin 7 6 5 Czechoslovakia H Mandlíková 6 6
United States P Smith 6 3 United States N Yeargin 2 3
5 Czechoslovakia H Mandlíková 6 6

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 United States A Jaeger 6 6
United Kingdom A Hobbs 6 2 6 United Kingdom A Hobbs 3 1
Switzerland I Villiger 1 6 2 4 United States A Jaeger 6 7
West Germany E Pfaff 3 6 6 13 United Kingdom S Barker 4 5
United States R Casals 6 4 4 West Germany E Pfaff 3 6 2
Australia A Minter 1 3 13 United Kingdom S Barker 6 1 6
13 United Kingdom S Barker 6 6 4 United States A Jaeger 6 712
12 West Germany B Bunge 6 6 7 Australia W Turnbull 3 610
Q Australia B Remilton 0 0 12 West Germany B Bunge 6 6
United States A Kiyomura 6 7 United States A Kiyomura 0 4
South Africa R Fairbank 2 5 12 West Germany B Bunge 6 2 1
United States A White 6 6 7 Australia W Turnbull 3 6 6
France C Vanier 3 3 United States A White 2 6 3
7 Australia W Turnbull 6 4 6

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
8 Australia E Goolagong 5 6 6
United States L Allen 6 6 United States L Allen 7 3 4
Q Australia K Gulley 1 2 8 Australia E Goolagong 6 6
United States S Walsh 6 7 10 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia M Jau?ovec 3 1
Hungary M Pinterova 1 5 United States S Walsh 6 2 3
Australia N Gregory 3 3 10 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia M Jau?ovec 4 6 6
10 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia M Jau?ovec 6 6 8 Australia E Goolagong 3 1
14 United States K Jordan 4 6 6 3 United States M Navratilova 6 6
United States P Teeguarden 6 3 3 14 United States K Jordan 6 7
United States B Nagelsen 7 6 United States B Nagelsen 4 5
United States M-L Piatek 5 1 14 United States K Jordan 5 6 2
Q Australia A Tobin 6 7 3 United States M Navratilova 7 3 6
United States S Acker 4 5 Q Australia A Tobin 0 1
3 United States M Navratilova 6 6

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6 United States P Shriver 6 6
United States D Desfor 4 6 6 United States D Desfor 1 2
United States R Blount 6 1 1 6 United States P Shriver 6 6
United Kingdom J Durie 6 6 United Kingdom J Durie 3 2
United States B Hallquist 4 1 United Kingdom J Durie 6 7
United States L Antonoplis 6 6 United States L Antonoplis 0 6
11 Romania V Ruzici 3 4 6 United States P Shriver 7 77
Canada M Blackwood 6 6 2 United States T Austin 5 64
Czechoslovakia R Tomanová 4 3 Canada M Blackwood 4 6 6
Australia S Saliba 6 3 7 Australia S Saliba 6 3 2
Q France C Tanvier 2 6 6 Canada M Blackwood 3 5
Australia S Leo 7 6 2 United States T Austin 6 7
Q United States K Steinmetz 6 4 Australia S Leo 1 1
2 United States T Austin 6 6

See also

External links

Preceded by
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