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1976 US Open – Women's Singles

Chris Evert successfully defended her title, defeating Evonne Goolagong 6–3 6–0 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1976 US Open.

Women's Singles
1976 US Open
ChampionUnited States Chris Evert
Runner-upAustralia Evonne Goolagong
Final score6–3, 6–0
Details
Draw96
Seeds16
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
← 1975 · US Open · 1977 →

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Chris Evert (Champion)
  2.   Evonne Goolagong (Finalist)
  3.   Martina Navratilova (First round)
  4.   Virginia Wade (Second round)
  5.   Nancy Richey (Second round)
  6.   Rosie Casals (Quarterfinalist)
  7.   Kerry Reid (Second round)
  8.   Olga Morozova (Third round)
  9.   Sue Barker (Fourth round)
  10.   Dianne Fromholtz (Semifinalist)
  11.   Mona Guerrant (First round)
  12.   Françoise Dürr (Fourth round)
  13.   Natasha Chmyreva (Quarterfinalist)
  14.   Carrie Meyer (First round)
  15.   Terry Holladay (Fourth round)
  16.   Betty Stöve (First round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Chris Evert 6 6
13   Natasha Chmyreva 1 2
1   Chris Evert 6 6
-   Mima Jaušovec 3 1
    Mima Jaušovec 6 6
    Virginia Ruzici 2 1
1   Chris Evert 6 6
2   Evonne Goolagong 3 0
    Zenda Liess 1 3
10   Dianne Fromholtz 6 6
10   Dianne Fromholtz 6 0
2   Evonne Goolagong 7 6
6   Rosie Casals 1 2
2   Evonne Goolagong 6 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   Evert 6 6
  Stevens 1 0
1   Evert 6 6
  Coles 0 0
  Coles 3 7 7
  Struthers 6 5 5
1   Evert 6 6
9   Barker 1 0
9   Barker 6 6
  Walsh 1 1
9   Barker 6 6
  Gourlay 4 0
  Tyler 6 4
  Gourlay 7 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8   Morozova 6 6
  Teeguarden 1 1
8   Morozova 4 3
  Kuykendall 6 6
  Kuykendall 6 6
  Moore 1 3
  Kuykendall 6 4 3
13   Chmyreva 3 6 6
13   Chmyreva 7 5 6
  Hunt 5 7 3
13   Chmyreva 6 6
  Tomanová 2 3
  Mehmedbasich 1 3
  Tomanová 6 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   Wade 6 6
  Turnbull 1 2 4   Wade 3 3
  Jaušovec 6 6   Jaušovec 6 6
  Doerner 3 1   Jaušovec 6 6
  Gerulaitis 6 6   Gerulaitis 4 2
  Tenney 2 1   Gerulaitis 6 2 6
  Simionescu 6 7   Simionescu 3 6 1
  Stap 3 6   Jaušovec 6 1
  Anthony 6 6   Louie 0 0 r.
16   Stöve 4 3   Anthony 7 3 2
  Louie 6 5 6   Louie 6 6 6
  Metcalf 3 7 4   Louie 6 7
  Fayter 4 6 6   Fayter 4 6
  Hallquist 6 3 4   Fayter 6 6 6
  Forood 5 7 7   Forood 7 3 2
  Louie 7 5 5

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   Richey 6 7
  Harter 3 6 5   Richey 6 6 5
  Ruzici 6 6   Ruzici 3 7 7
  Kloss 4 4   Ruzici 7 6
  Bentzer 6 7   Bentzer 6 2
  Wikstedt 1 5   Bentzer 6 6
  Giscafré 6 6   Giscafré 3 2
  Paish 0 3   Ruzici 6 6
  May-Teacher 3 6 7   Norton 3 3
11   Guerrant 6 1 6   May 6 4 0
  Norton 6 6   Norton 3 6 6
  Weisenberger 0 1   Norton 6 6
  O'Keefe 6 7   Antonoplis 1 4
  Michel 1 5   O'Keefe 3 4
  Antonoplis 6 6   Antonoplis 6 6
  Susman 4 4

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Evert 6 6
  Fox 0 3   Evert 1 1
  Overton 6 7   Overton 6 6
  Desfor 0 5   Overton 6 6
  Kiyomura 6 6   Kiyomura 1 2
  Greer 1 4   Kiyomura 6 6
  duPont 6 6   duPont 3 2
14   Meyer 4 0   Overton 3 4
  Lovera 6 6   Liess 6 6
  Fernández-De Soto 2 1   Lovera 5 2
  Hamm 6 7   Hamm 7 6
  Redondo 2 6   Hamm 4 2
  Liess 6 6   Liess 6 6
  Stuart 0 2   Liess 5
7   Reid 6 6 7   Reid 5 r.
  Thomas 3 1

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Russell 6 7
  Epstein 1 6   Russell 6 6
  Stark 6 7   Stark 1 4
  Mihai 2 5   Russell 4 4
  Riedel 4 6 6 10   Fromholtz 6 6
  Zwaan 6 3 4   Riedel 1 2
10   Fromholtz 6 6 10   Fromholtz 6 6
  Gurdal 1 1 10   Fromholtz 6 6
  Nagelsen 7 6   Newberry 2 4
  Boshoff 5 3   Nagelsen 6 6
  Cuypers 7 6   Cuypers 3 3
  Tenney 5 2   Nagelsen 5 6 2
  Bruning 6 6   Newberry 7 3 6
  Bonicelli 3 2   Bruning 3 5
  Newberry 1 6 6   Newberry 6 7
3   Navratilova 6 4 3

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Kemmer Shaw 6 6
  Kruger 3 3
  Kemmer Shaw 6 5 3
15   Holladay 4 7 6
  Medrado 3 3
15   Holladay 6 6
15   Holladay 5 1
6   Casals 7 6
  Bueno 2 6 6
  Beaven 6 1 1
  Bueno 5 0
6   Casals 7 6
  Du Plooy 5 6 5
6   Casals 7 1 7

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Yeargin 1 3
  Vessies 6 6
  Vessies 6 4 3
12   Dürr 2 6 6
  Simmonds 0 3
12   Dürr 6 6
12   Dürr 2 2
2   Goolagong 6 6
  Maršíková 6 6
  Tolleson 1 2
  Maršíková 6 3
2   Goolagong 7 6
  Ziegenfuss 3 1
2   Goolagong 6 6

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