1987 French Open - Women's Singles
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1987 French Open %E2%80%93 Women's Singles
Women's Singles
1987 French Open
ChampionWest Germany Steffi Graf
Runner-upUnited States Martina Navratilova
Final score6-4, 4-6, 8-6
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
← 1986 · French Open · 1988 →

World No. 2 and second-seeded Steffi Graf defeated Martina Navratilova in the final, 6-4, 4-6, 8-6, to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1987 French Open. Third-seeded Chris Evert was the defending champion, but she lost in the semifinals to world No. 1 Martina Navratilova.[1]

This tournament also saw another first, with a Grand Slam debut from future world No. 1 and French Open Champion Arantxa Sánchez Vicario.

Seeds

  1. United States Martina Navratilova (Final)
  2. West Germany Steffi Graf (Champion)
  3. United States Chris Evert (Semifinals)
  4. Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková (Second Round)
  5. Czechoslovakia Helena Suková (Fourth Round)
  6. Bulgaria Manuela Maleeva-Fragnière (Quarterfinals)
  7. Argentina Gabriela Sabatini (Semifinals)
  8. West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch (Quarterfinals)
  9. United States Lori McNeil (First Round)
  10. United States Kathy Rinaldi (Third Round)
  11. Sweden Catarina Lindqvist (Second Round)
  12. Bulgaria Katerina Maleeva (Fourth round)
  13. United States Mary Joe Fernández (Second Round)
  14. Italy Raffaella Reggi (Quarterfinals)
  15. West Germany Sylvia Hanika (Fourth Round)
  16. United States Melissa Gurney (First Round)

Qualifying

Draw

Key

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1 United States Martina Navratilova 6 6
8 West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch 1 2
1 United States Martina Navratilova 6 6
3 United States Chris Evert 2 2
3 United States Chris Evert 6 6
14 Italy Raffaella Reggi 2 2
1 United States Martina Navratilova 4 6 6
2 West Germany Steffi Graf 6 4 8
7 Argentina Gabriela Sabatini 6 6
  Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 4 0
7 Argentina Gabriela Sabatini 4 6 5
2 West Germany Steffi Graf 6 4 7
6 Bulgaria Manuela Maleeva-Fragnière 4 1
2 West Germany Steffi Graf 6 6

Top Half

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 United States M Navratilova 6 79
France C Tanvier 3 67 1 United States M Navratilova 6 2 6
Argentina A Villagrán 6 6 Argentina A Villagrán 0 6 2
United States J Mundel 0 4 1 6 6
WC France A Dechaume 3 6 3 Austria P Huber 1 1
WC France L Vanhille 6 1 6 WC France L Vanhille 3 1
Austria P Huber 7 7 Austria P Huber 6 6
United States G Kim 5 5 1 6 6
Netherlands M Bollegraf 6 6 15 West Germany S Hanika 0 2
Netherlands N Jagerman 3 3 Netherlands M Bollegraf 4 6 3
Italy L Garrone 6 6 Italy L Garrone 6 2 6
United States A-M Fernandez 1 2 Italy L Garrone 4 3
Switzerland L Drescher 6 0 1 15 West Germany S Hanika 6 6
0 6 6 2 4
Brazil N Dias 2 1 15 West Germany S Hanika 6 6
15 West Germany S Hanika 6 6

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
10 United States K Rinaldi 6 6
2 1 10 United States K Rinaldi 3 6 7
France J Halard 5 77 6 France J Halard 6 1 5
Q Czechoslovakia H Fukárková 7 652 10 United States K Rinaldi 1 3
West Germany I Cueto 6 6 France N Tauziat 6 6
Brazil P Medrado 3 2 West Germany I Cueto 2 6 3
France N Tauziat 7 3 6 France N Tauziat 6 0 6
Australia J Byrne 5 6 3 France N Tauziat 1 6 0
Canada C Bassett 6 6 8 6 3 6
Japan A Kijimuta 1 3 Canada C Bassett 6 636
Czechoslovakia R Mar?íková 4 6 6 Czechoslovakia R Mar?íková 2 77 3
United States B Bowes 6 3 2 Canada C Bassett 5 3
Poland I Kuczy?ska 6 6 8 7 6
United States M Van Nostrand 1 3 Poland I Kuczy?ska 2 2
Hong Kong P Hy 2 3 8 6 6
8 West Germany C Kohde-Kilsch 6 6

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 United States C Evert 6 6
West Germany E Pfaff 1 3 3 United States C Evert 6 7
Argentina P Tarabini 2 5 France I Demongeot 3 5
France I Demongeot 6 7 3 United States C Evert 6 6
Belgium A Devries 4 4 Switzerland E Krapl 2 0
Switzerland E Krapl 6 6 Switzerland E Krapl 7 5 6
Romania V Ruzici 6 6 Romania V Ruzici 5 7 4
Czechoslovakia K Böhmová 3 2 3 United States C Evert 6 6
WC 2 6 6 12 3 1
WC France E Derly 6 4 2 WC 4 3
United States K Gompert 646 8 United States K Gompert 6 6
South Africa E Reinach 77 3 6 United States K Gompert 661
WC France M-C Calleja 0 0 12 78 6
Argentina B Fulco 6 6 Argentina B Fulco 3 6 4
Q United States P Barg 2 1 12 Bulgaria K Maleeva 6 2 6
12 Bulgaria K Maleeva 6 6

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
14 Italy R Reggi 6 6
LL West Germany C Singer 4 1 14 Italy R Reggi 6 6
Peru L Gildemeister 2 4 United Kingdom S Gomer 3 3
United Kingdom S Gomer 6 6 14 Italy R Reggi 7 6
West Germany W Probst 3 0 Australia A Minter 5 2
Australia A Minter 6 6 Australia A Minter 77 6
Japan E Okagawa 2 1 United States S Sloane 634
United States S Sloane 6 6 14 Italy R Reggi 6 4 6
WC France C Suire 3 7 6 5 Czechoslovakia H Suková 3 6 2
WC France P Etchemendy 6 5 1 WC France C Suire 77 3 0
Soviet Union N Zvereva 6 6 Soviet Union N Zvereva 636 6
Netherlands M Mesker 2 3 Soviet Union N Zvereva 1 3
United States G Magers 6 6 5 Czechoslovakia H Suková 6 6
United States D Spence 2 3 United States G Magers 3 1
South Africa D Van Rensburg 1 1 5 Czechoslovakia H Suková 6 6
5 Czechoslovakia H Suková 6 6

Bottom Half

Section 5

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 Argentina G Sabatini 6 6
LL 0 2 7 Argentina G Sabatini 6 6
LL Sweden K Karlsson 6 5 0 Q Italy L Ferrando 2 4
Q Italy L Ferrando 2 7 6 7 Argentina G Sabatini 6 2 6
United States C Benjamin 7 6 United States C Benjamin 0 6 2
United States T Mochizuki 5 3 United States C Benjamin 6 6
United States M Werdel 2 4 WC France M Laval 0 2
WC France M Laval 6 6 7 Argentina G Sabatini 6 6
United States T Phelps 6 0 6 Q South Africa K Schimper 4 1
Q Czechoslovakia R Rajchrtová 3 6 4 United States T Phelps 6 6
Austria J Wiesner 6 6 Austria J Wiesner 3 3
Australia E Smylie 2 2 United States T Phelps 79 2 2
Sweden M Lindström 632 Q South Africa K Schimper 676 6
Q South Africa K Schimper 77 6 Q South Africa K Schimper 4 6 6
United States L Bonder 6 6 United States L Bonder 6 3 4
9 United States L McNeil 3 3

Section 6

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
16 United States M Gurney 4 2
Australia N Provis 6 6 Australia N Provis 4 4
United States S Mascarin 2 4 Austria B Paulus 6 6
Austria B Paulus 6 6 Austria B Paulus 4 2
United Kingdom A Croft 6 3 1 6 6
West Germany G Dinu 2 6 6 West Germany G Dinu 0 2
United States E Burgin 5 3 6 6
7 6 6 6
Australia E Minter 5 3 Sweden C Karlsson 1 4
Sweden C Karlsson 7 6 Sweden C Karlsson 6 3 9
West Germany C Porwik 77 6 West Germany C Porwik 4 6 7
Italy F Bonsignori 644 Sweden C Karlsson 6 4 7
France N Herreman 6 6 France N Herreman 3 6 5
Australia L Field 4 2 France N Herreman 6 77
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia M Jau?ovec 0 0 4 Czechoslovakia H Mandlíková 4 65
4 Czechoslovakia H Mandlíková 6 6

Section 7

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6 Bulgaria M Maleeva-Fragnière 3 6 6
Italy A-M Cecchini 6 3 3 6 Bulgaria M Maleeva-Fragnière 6 6
United States T Holladay 2 3 Australia D Balestrat 2 0
Australia D Balestrat 6 6 6 Bulgaria M Maleeva-Fragnière 5 6 6
United States B Herr 2 4 Q Belgium S Wasserman 7 3 1
United States G Fernández 6 6 United States G Fernández 3 2
Netherlands H ter Riet 1 1 Q Belgium S Wasserman 6 6
Q Belgium S Wasserman 6 6 6 78 6
United States S Walsh-Pete 2 3 United States S Rehe 661
6 6 6 0 6
South Africa R Fairbank 2 3 United States H Cioffi 1 6 3
United States H Cioffi 6 6 633
United States S Rehe 6 6 United States S Rehe 77 6
United States A Henricksson 3 2 United States S Rehe 77 1 6
United States K Horvath 6 0 2 13 United States M J Fernández 646 4
13 United States M J Fernández 4 6 6

Section 8

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11 Sweden C Lindqvist 6 77
Argentina M Paz 0 65 11 Sweden C Lindqvist 5 5
West Germany S Meier 6 0 2 Canada H Kelesi 7 7
Canada H Kelesi 2 6 6 Canada H Kelesi 6 6
7 6 United States M Torres 1 3
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia S Gole? 5 2 6 4 3
Japan K Okamoto 610 United States M Torres 4 6 6
United States M Torres 77 6 632
Italy C Nozzoli 4 1 2 West Germany S Graf 77 6
Q Czechoslovakia R Zrubáková 6 6 Q Czechoslovakia R Zrubáková 3 6 4
Czechoslovakia J Novotná 6 6 Czechoslovakia J Novotná 6 4 6
United Kingdom J Durie 3 1 0 1
Czechoslovakia I Buda?ová 710 6 2 West Germany S Graf 6 6
LL Brazil G Miró 683 Czechoslovakia I Buda?ová 1 1
Switzerland C Cserepy 1 1 2 West Germany S Graf 6 6
2 West Germany S Graf 6 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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