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1976 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

First-seeded Chris Evert defeated Evonne Goolagong Cawley in the final, 6–3, 4–6, 8–6 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1976 Wimbledon Championships.[1] Billie Jean King was the defending champion, but did not defend her title as she had retired from singles play.[2]

Women's Singles
1976 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionUnited States Chris Evert
Runner-upAustralia Evonne Goolagong Cawley
Final score6–3, 4–6, 8–6
Details
Draw96 (8Q)
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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SeedsEdit

01.     Chris Evert (Champion)
02.     Evonne Goolagong Cawley (Final)
03.     Virginia Wade (Semifinals)
04.     Martina Navratilova (Semifinals)
05.     Olga Morozova (Quarterfinals)
06.     Rosie Casals (Quarterfinals)
07.     Sue Barker (Quarterfinals)
08.     Kerry Reid (Quarterfinals)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

The seeding list was accurately reflected in the tournament result, with all the seeds achieving their expected final achievements. This is the only example in the entire Wimbledon history where the seeding for either the gentlemen's or ladies' singles has been replicated in the results.[3]

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Chris Evert 6 6
5   Olga Morozova 3 0
1   Chris Evert 6 4 6
4   Martina Navratilova 3 6 4
4   Martina Navratilova 6 3 7
7   Sue Barker 3 6 5
1   Chris Evert 6 4 8
2   Evonne Goolagong Cawley 3 6 6
8   Kerry Reid 4 2
3   Virginia Wade 6 6
3   Virginia Wade 1 2
2   Evonne Goolagong Cawley 6 6
6   Rosie Casals 5 3
2   Evonne Goolagong Cawley 7 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   C Evert 6 6
  L Thomas 1 1 1   C Evert 6 6
  A Coe 0 0
1   C Evert 6 6
  W Wooldridge 7 6   L Hunt 1 0
  M Simionescu 5 0   W Wooldridge 0 4
  L Hunt 6 6
1   C Evert 6 6
  B Stöve 2 2
LL   S Saliba 1 2
  B Stöve 6 6   B Stöve 6 6
  E Nagelsen 3 0   B Stöve 6 6
Q   C Matison 5 3   E Norton 3 2
  E Norton 7 6   E Norton 6 9
  E Vlotman 3 8

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   O Morozova 6 6
  A Kiyomura 3 1 5   O Morozova 6 6
Q   M McLean 2 0
5   O Morozova 6 6
  R Maršíková 4 1
  R Maršíková 6 6
  L Blachford 5 5   T Fretz 2 4
  T Fretz 7 7 5   O Morozova 6 4 6
Q   V Lancaster-Kerr 3 3   N Chmyreva 4 6 1
  M Louie 6 6   M Louie 2 2
  I Kloss 6 6
  I Kloss 5 4
  N Chmyreva 7 6
  J Evert 1 3
  B Thompson 1 1   N Chmyreva 6 6
  N Chmyreva 6 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   M Navratilova 3 6 6
  L duPont 6 1 3 4   M Navratilova 6 6
  M Gurdal 2 1
4   M Navratilova 6 6
  S Mehmedbasich 3 1   L Antonoplis 1 4
  L Antonoplis 6 6   L Antonoplis 6 6
  I Riedel 3 2
4   M Navratilova 2 6 7
  J Fayter 6 6   F Dürr 6 3 5
  T Zwaan 2 4   J Fayter 6 3 5
  F Dürr 3 6 7
  F Dürr 6 6
  J Russell 4 4
  J Metcalf 4 1
  J Russell 6 5 6   J Russell 6 6
  L Charles 3 7 4

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7   S Barker 6 7
Q   M Wikstedt 1 5 7   S Barker 6 7
Q   C Martinez 4 5
7   S Barker 3 7 6
  L Tenney 3 4   V Ziegenfuss 6 5 2
  V Ziegenfuss 6 6   V Ziegenfuss 3 6 6
  K Kuykendall 6 3 1
7   S Barker 2 6 6
  M Guerrant 9 6   M Bueno 6 2 1
  G Lovera 7 2   M Guerrant 6 6
LL   C Newton 1 1
  M Guerrant 4 6 3
  M Bueno 6 3 6
  A-M Bruning 4 6 6
  R Tenney 4 4   M Bueno 6 3 8
  M Bueno 6 6

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  R Tomanová 6 3 9
  K Harter 6 7   K Harter 3 6 7
  F Mihai 4 5   R Tomanová 2 7 7
  G Stevens 6 6   G Stevens 6 5 9
  L Mottram 3 4   G Stevens 6 6
  F Bonicelli 0 1
  G Stevens 6 3 1
  J Dimond 2 2 8   K Reid 3 6 6
  C Doerner 6 6   C Doerner 6 6
  V Burton 2 1
  C Doerner 5 2r
8   K Reid 7 4
  P Teeguarden 4 6 2
  M Redondo 4 4 8   K Reid 6 1 6
8   K Reid 6 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  M Kruger 6 6
  V Ruzici 2 4   M Kruger 6 6
  H Eisterlehner 3 4
  M Kruger 8 6
  D Boshoff 4 7 2   W Turnbull 6 4
  P Hogan 6 5 6   P Hogan 2 4
  W Turnbull 6 6
  M Kruger 6 3 5
3   V Wade 2 6 7
  M Michel 6 6
  W Paish 2 4   B Cuypers 2 2
  B Cuypers 6 6   M Michel 3 3
3   V Wade 6 6
  S Mappin 1 0
  M Tyler 3 4 3   V Wade 6 6
3   V Wade 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  I Fernández de Soto 3 4
  C Sandberg 3 6 Q   A Spex 6 6
Q   A Spex 6 8 Q   A Spex 6 0
  M Jaušovec 8 6
  M Jaušovec 4 6 6
  G Coles 4 6   I Bentzer 6 4 2
  I Bentzer 6 8   M Jaušovec 2 5
6   R Casals 6 7
  A McMillan 4 8
  S Simmonds 2 2   T Holladay 6 9
  T Holladay 6 6   T Holladay 4 2
6   R Casals 6 6
Q   P Bostrom 2 4
  L Beaven 3 2 6   R Casals 6 6
6   R Casals 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
LL   A Cooper 2 2
  J Anthony 6 6   J Anthony 6 6
  N Sato 2 4
  J Anthony 4 8
  D Fromholtz 6 6   D Fromholtz 6 9
  V Vermaak 1 4   D Fromholtz 6 6
  K May 0 4
  D Fromholtz 3 0
2   E Goolagong Cawley 6 6
  A du Plooy 6 5 5
  R Whitehouse 3 6   C Molesworth 2 7 7
Q   C Molesworth 6 8   C Molesworth 1 1
2   E Goolagong Cawley 6 6
  S Walsh 0 5
  E Vessies-Appel 2 5 2   E Goolagong Cawley 6 7
2   E Goolagong Cawley 6 7

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.
  2. ^ Little, Alan (2010). 2010 Wimbledon Compendium. Wimbledon, London: The All England Lawn Tennis Club. p. 299. ISBN 1899039333.
  3. ^ Wimbledon: The Official History of the Championships. Barrett, John. Collins Willow 2011 ISBN 0-00-711707-8

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