1979 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

First-seeded Martina Navratilova successfully defended her title, defeating Chris Evert-Lloyd in a repeat of the previous year's final, 6–4, 6–4 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1979 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Women's Singles
1979 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionUnited States Martina Navratilova
Runner-upUnited States Chris Evert Lloyd
Final score6–4, 6–4
Details
Draw96 (8Q / 6WC)
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1978 · Wimbledon Championships · 1980 →

SeedsEdit

01.     Martina Navratilova (Champion)
02.     Chris Evert Lloyd (Final)
03.     Evonne Goolagong Cawley (Semifinals)
04.     Tracy Austin (Semifinals)
05.     Virginia Wade (Quarterfinals)
06.     Dianne Fromholtz (Quarterfinals)
07.     Billie Jean King (Quarterfinals)
08.     Wendy Turnbull (Quarterfinals)
09.     Kerry Reid (Fourth round)
10.     Virginia Ruzici (Fourth round)
11.     Greer Stevens (Fourth round)
12.     Sue Barker (First round)
13.     Regina Maršíková (Third round)
14.     Kathy Jordan (Fourth round)
15.     Betty Stöve (Fourth round)
16.     Pam Shriver (Second round)

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

Both Evonne Goolagong Cawley and Billie Jean King were given protected seedings above their actual rankings, as they were returning from almost year-long injury absences.

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Martina Navratilova 2 6 6
6   Dianne Fromholtz 6 3 0
1   Martina Navratilova 7 6
4   Tracy Austin 5 1
4   Tracy Austin 6 6 6
7   Billie Jean King 4 7 2
1   Martina Navratilova 6 6
2   Chris Evert Lloyd 4 4
5   Virginia Wade 4 0
3   Evonne Goolagong Cawley 6 6
3   Evonne Goolagong Cawley 3 2
2   Chris Evert Lloyd 6 6
8   Wendy Turnbull 3 4
2   Chris Evert Lloyd 6 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   M Navratilova 4 6 6
Q   T Harford 6 2 1 1   M Navratilova 6 6
WC   J Durie 4 1
1   M Navratilova 6 6
  R Casals 7 7   R Casals 3 3
  H Eisterlehner 6 6   R Casals 7 6
  F Dürr 5 2
1   M Navratilova 7 6 6
11   G Stevens 6 7 3
  V González 6 3 1
  R Gerulaitis 6 6   R Gerulaitis 3 6 6
WC   A Cooper 3 4   R Gerulaitis 3 2
  M Kruger 7 4 5 11   G Stevens 6 6
WC   G Coles 5 6 7 WC   G Coles 0 3
11   G Stevens 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15   B Stöve 6 6
  J DuVall 1 4 15   B Stöve 6 6
  C O'Neil 3 1
15   B Stöve 2 6 6
  K McDaniel 7 4 6   K McDaniel 6 3 2
  K Ebbinghaus 5 6 1   K McDaniel 7 6
  M Pinterova 6 2
15   B Stöve 6 6
  K Latham 6 5 4 6   D Fromholtz 7 7
  D Porzio 3 7 6   D Porzio 6 5
Q   M Mesker 7 7
Q   M Mesker 5 4
6   D Fromholtz 7 6
Q   M Blackwood 2 3
  B Hallquist 3 2 6   D Fromholtz 6 6
6   D Fromholtz 6 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   T Austin 4 6 6
  B Cuypers 6 6   B Cuypers 6 1 2
  E Vessies-Appel 4 1 4   T Austin 6 6
  BA Stuart 2 3
  I Kloss 5 6 4
  BA Stuart 4 6 6   BA Stuart 7 3 6
  D Evers 6 4 1 4   T Austin 6 6
10   V Ruzici 2 4
  A Smith 4 6
  M Wikstedt 6 7   M Wikstedt 6 7
  S Walsh 2 6   M Wikstedt 3 0
  I Budařová 2 2 10   V Ruzici 6 6
  S Collins 6 6   S Collins 3 4
10   V Ruzici 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13   R Maršíková 6 5 9
  A Hobbs 6 7   A Hobbs 3 7 7
Q   L Charles 2 5 13   R Maršíková 3 2
Q   D Morrison 3 4   H Mandlíková 6 6
  H Mandlíková 6 6   H Mandlíková 7 6
  A-M Fernandez 5 1
  H Mandlíková 4 3
  M Jaušovec 6 6 7   BJ King 6 6
Q   S Simmonds 2 2   M Jaušovec 5 4
  D Desfor 7 6
  D Desfor 3 2
7   BJ King 6 6
  L Siegel 1 3
  Y Vermaak 4 1 7   BJ King 6 6
7   BJ King 6 6

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   V Wade 6 6
  M Louie 0 4 5   V Wade 6 6
  B Jordan 0 1
5   V Wade 6 7
  S Hanika 3 6
  L Antonoplis 5 6
  S Hanika 6 6   S Hanika 7 7
  B Potter 4 3 5   V Wade 6 6
  I Riedel 2 6 6 WC   D Jevans 1 2
  F Thibault 6 1 3   I Riedel 1 6 1
WC   D Jevans 6 3 6
WC   D Jevans 3 7 6
  A Tobin 6 5 2
  A Tobin 4 7 7
  I Madruga 6 4 8   I Madruga 6 6 5
12   S Barker 3 6 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
14   K Jordan 6 6
Q   M Pakker 6 6 6   B Bunge 1 4
  B Bunge 3 7 8 14   K Jordan 6 6
  H Strachoňová 2 2
  H Strachoňová 2 6 7
  P Teeguarden 7 6   P Teeguarden 6 4 5
  R Tomanová 6 4 14   K Jordan 6 7 1
  E Raponi 2 4 3   E Goolagong Cawley 7 6 6
  C Doerner 6 6   C Doerner 5 6 6
WC   B Thompson 7 3 0
  C Doerner 5 2
3   E Goolagong Cawley 7 6
  S Acker 3 1
  M Louie 0 3 3   E Goolagong Cawley 6 6
3   E Goolagong Cawley 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8   W Turnbull 6 6
  L Forood 4 7 7   L Forood 3 3
  D Gilbert 6 5 5 8   W Turnbull 6 6
  M Carillo 1 3
  E Nagelsen 0 2
  A Kiyomura 2 6 4   M Carillo 6 6
WC   M Carillo 6 3 6 8   W Turnbull 6 4 6
9   K Reid 3 6 3
  M Simionescu 4 1
  G Lovera 4 2   R Fox 6 6
  R Fox 6 6   R Fox 3 1
9   K Reid 6 6
  C Meyer 1 2
  R Blount 1 0 9   K Reid 6 6
9   K Reid 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
16   P Shriver 6 6
  P Medrado 4 3 16   P Shriver w/o
  L duPont
  L duPont 7 6
  S Margolin 7 6   W White 5 3
  J Russell 5 2   S Margolin 1 6 7
  W White 6 3 9
  L duPont 2 1
2   C Evert Lloyd 6 6
  K Teacher 6 7
  M Tyler 4 3   A Moulton 1 5
  A Moulton 6 6   K Teacher 4 3
2   C Evert Lloyd 6 6
Q   A Whitmore 1 2
  M Redondo 4 2 2   C Evert Lloyd 6 6
2   C Evert Lloyd 6 6

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.

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