1989 US Open - Women's Singles
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1989 US Open %E2%80%93 Women's Singles
Women's Singles
1989 US Open
ChampionWest Germany Steffi Graf
Runner-upUnited States Martina Navratilova
Final score3-6, 7-5, 6-1
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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Steffi Graf successfully defended her title, defeating Martina Navratilova 3-6, 7-5, 6-1 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1989 US Open.

Notably this was the final Grand Slam tournament of six-time US Open champion Chris Evert, and her final tour-level tournament. She lost to Zina Garrison in the quarterfinals. It was her 54th quarterfinal at a Grand Slam tournament (in her 56th Grand Slam played), an Open Era record. She made the quarterfinals in all 19 US Opens she entered, 17 times going to the semi-finals or better.

Seeds

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

  1. West Germany Steffi Graf (Champion)
  2. United States Martina Navratilova (Runner-up)
  3. Argentina Gabriela Sabatini (Semifinalist)
  4. United States Chris Evert (Quarterfinalist)
  5. United States Zina Garrison (Semifinalist)
  6. Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Quarterfinalist)
  7. Bulgaria Manuela Maleeva (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Czechoslovakia Helena Suková (Quarterfinalist)
  9. United States Pam Shriver (First round)
  10. United States Mary Joe Fernández (First round)
  11. Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná (Second round)
  12. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles (Fourth round)
  13. Soviet Union Natalia Zvereva (Fourth round)
  14. Bulgaria Katerina Maleeva (Second round)
  15. Spain Conchita Martínez (Fourth round)
  16. Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková (Third round)

Qualifying

Draw

Key

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

Final Eight

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1 West Germany Steffi Graf 6 6
8 Czechoslovakia Helena Suková 1 1
1 West Germany Steffi Graf 3 6 6
3 Argentina Gabriela Sabatini 6 4 2
3 Argentina Gabriela Sabatini 3 6 6
6 Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6 4 1
1 West Germany Steffi Graf 3 7 6
2 United States Martina Navratilova 6 5 1
5 United States Zina Garrison 77 6
4 United States Chris Evert 612
5 United States Zina Garrison 642
2 United States Martina Navratilova 77 6
7 Bulgaria Manuela Maleeva 0 0
2 United States Martina Navratilova 6 6

Earlier rounds

Section 1

Section 2

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 Argentina Gabriela Sabatini 6 6
West Germany Claudia Porwik 1 2 3 Argentina Sabatini 6 6
Italy Cathy Caverzasio 6 6 Italy Caverzasio 3 2
WC United States Mary-Lou Daniels 3 4 3 Argentina Sabatini 6 6
United States Betsy Nagelsen 5 6 6 Soviet Union Meskhi 2 0
Italy Raffaella Reggi 7 4 3 United States Nagelsen 3 1
Soviet Union Leila Meskhi 6 77 Soviet Union Meskhi 6 6
France Karine Quentrec 2 65 3 Argentina Sabatini 6 6
Peru Laura Gildemeister 77 7 15 Spain Martínez 1 1
Australia Nicole Provis 655 Peru Gildemeister 2 4
West Germany Sylvia Hanika 6 77 West Germany Hanika 6 6
Australia Louise Field 4 62 West Germany Hanika 5 1
Q France Sophie Amiach 6 6 15 Spain Martínez 7 6
United States Hu Na 2 3 Q France Amiach 3 4
15 Spain Conchita Martínez 6 6 15 Spain Martínez 6 6
WC United States Sandra Birch 3 2

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11 Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná 7 6
United States Meredith McGrath 5 2 11 Czechoslovakia Novotná 6 3 2
Austria Barbara Paulus 6 7 Austria Paulus 3 6 6
Italy Laura Lapi 3 5 Austria Paulus 6 4 6
United States Susan Sloane 6 7 United States Sloane 4 6 2
Italy Laura Garrone 2 5 United States Sloane 6 6
Netherlands Manon Bollegraf 6 2 6 Netherlands Bollegraf 4 2
United States Molly Van Nostrand 2 6 4 Austria Paulus 2 2
Q United States Laxmi Poruri 6106 6 6 Spain Sánchez Vicario 6 6
United States Carrie Cunningham 712 3 1 Q United States Poruri 1 4
Belgium Sandra Wasserman 77 2 Belgium Wasserman 6 6
Canada Helen Kelesi 610 r. Belgium Wasserman 1 6 4
United States Cammy Macgregor 6 3 78 6 Spain Sánchez Vicario 6 2 6
Czechoslovakia Jana Pospí?ilová 2 6 66 United States Macgregor 1 3
6 Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6 6 6 Spain Sánchez Vicario 6 6
Australia Jo-Anne Faull 3 1

Section 5

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 United States Zina Garrison 6 6
Czechoslovakia Radomira Zrubáková 2 1 5 United States Garrison 7 6
United States Gigi Fernández 6 6 United States G Fernández 5 4
South Africa Amanda Coetzer 3 3 5 United States Garrison 6 7
Australia Elizabeth Sayers Smylie 7 6 United States Fendick 3 5
Japan Kumiko Okamoto 5 3 Australia Sayers Smylie 6 2 4
United States Patty Fendick 6 6 United States Fendick 3 6 6
Australia Janine Tremelling 1 4 5 United States Garrison 6 77
Denmark Tine Scheuer-Larsen 6 6577 United States Faber 4 64
United States Louise Allen 4 77 60 Denmark Scheuer-Larsen 3 0
United States Donna Faber 6 6 United States Faber 6 6
Australia Jenny Byrne 1 0 United States Faber 6 3 6
Italy Laura Golarsa 6 6 16 Czechoslovakia Mandlíková 2 6 1
Italy Barbara Romanò 4 4 Italy Golarsa 606 1
16 Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková 6 4 77 16 Czechoslovakia Mandlíková 77 0 6
West Germany Eva Pfaff 1 6 60

Section 6

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
12 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles 4 6 6
United States Ann Henricksson 6 2 2 12 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Seles 7 6
United States Anne Smith 6 6 United States Smith 5 2
Japan Kimiko Date 3 0 12 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Seles 77 6
United States Stacey Martin 6 6 United States Stafford 632
Argentina Mercedes Paz 2 3 United States Martin 7 4 4
United States Shaun Stafford 6 6 United States Stafford 5 6 6
WC United States Kim Kessaris 2 3 12 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Seles 0 2
Argentina Patricia Tarabini 7 6 4 United States Evert 6 6
Netherlands Brenda Schultz 5 2 Argentina Tarabini 6 6
Greece Angelika Kanellopoulou 6 1 6 Greece Kanellopoulou 2 3
United Kingdom Sara Gomer 4 6 3 Argentina Tarabini 2 4
United States Elise Burgin 7 6 4 United States Evert 6 6
United States Lori McNeil 5 4 United States Burgin 4 1
4 United States Chris Evert 6 6 4 United States Evert 6 6
Argentina Bettina Fulco 4 2

Section 7

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 Bulgaria Manuela Maleeva 6 6
United States Marianne Werdel 4 3 7 Bulgaria M. Maleeva 5 6 5
West Germany Isabel Cueto 6 7 West Germany Cueto 7 3 3r.
Q United States Lisa Raymond 4 5 7 Bulgaria M. Maleeva 6 6
United States Kathy Rinaldi 7 6 France Tauziat 1 3
United Kingdom Jo Durie 5 3 United States Rinaldi 2 1
France Nathalie Tauziat 6 6 France Tauziat 6 6
WC United States Andrea Farley 1 3 7 Bulgaria M. Maleeva 6 6
WC United States Tami Whitlinger 6 6 13 Soviet Union Zvereva 2 0
WC United States Jennifer Santrock 0 4 WC United States Whitlinger 6 6
WC United States Beth Herr 6 6 WC United States Herr 3 0
Japan Akiko Kijimuta 2 0 WC United States Whitlinger 0 2
Italy Linda Ferrando 6 7 13 Soviet Union Zvereva 6 6
France Isabelle Demongeot 0 5 Italy Ferrando 3 4
13 Soviet Union Natalia Zvereva 1 6 77 13 Soviet Union Zvereva 6 6
Q France Pascale Paradis 6 4 65

Section 8

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States Wendy White 6 6
10 United States Mary Joe Fernandez 4 3 United States W. White 6 2 4
Czechoslovakia Regina Rajchrtová 6 77 Czechoslovakia Rajchrtová 2 6 6
Switzerland Eva Krapl 3 65 Czechoslovakia Rajchrtová 2 6 6
United States Ann Grossman 6 6 United States Benjamin 6 3 2
South Africa Dianne Van Rensburg 4 1 United States Grossman 2 6 3
United States Camille Benjamin 6 6 United States Benjamin 6 1 6
Brazil Andrea Vieira 2 2 Czechoslovakia Rajchrtová 2 0
South Africa Elna Reinach 7 6 2 United States Navratilova 6 6
Q United States Sandy Collins 5 2 South Africa Reinach 3 4
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sabrina Gole? 6 7 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Gole? 6 6
United States Ronni Reis 3 5 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Gole? 4 0
Q France Julie Halard 6 77 2 United States Navratilova 6 6
West Germany Martina Pawlik 2 64 Q France Halard 1 0
2 United States Martina Navratilova 6 6 2 United States Navratilova 6 6
Q Japan Ei Iida 0 2

Match summaries

Final

Semi-finals

Early rounds

  • Sept 3, 1989 - Chris Evert defeats a 15-year-old Monica Seles for her 101st and last U.S. Open singles victory.
  • Sept 5, 1989 - Chris Evert is defeated by Zina Garrison in Evert's last U.S. Open match.[1]

References

  1. ^ "This day in US Open History". Sports Illustrated. 1989-08-28. Retrieved .

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