1981 French Open – Women's Singles

Third-seeded Hana Mandlíková defeated Sylvia Hanika 6–2, 6–4 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1981 French Open.[1]

Women's Singles
1981 French Open
ChampionCzechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Runner-upWest Germany Sylvia Hanika
Final score6–2, 6–4
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
← 1980 · French Open · 1982 →

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Chris Evert (Semifinalist)
  2.   Martina Navratilova (Quarterfinalist)
  3.   Andrea Jaeger (Semifinalist)
  4.   Hana Mandlíková (Champion)
  5.   Virginia Ruzici (Quarterfinalist)
  6.   Sylvia Hanika (Finalist)
  7.   Mima Jaušovec (Quarterfinalist)
  8.   Dianne Fromholtz (Third round)
  9.   Kathy Jordan (Third round)
  10.   Bettina Bunge (Fourth round)
  11.   Anne Smith (Fourth round)
  12.   Regina Maršíková (Fourth round)
  13.   Wendy White (Second round)
  14.   Ivanna Madruga (Third round)
  15.   Leslie Allen (Fourth round)
  16.   Virginia Wade (Fourth round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Chris Evert 6 6
5   Virginia Ruzici 4 4
1   Chris Evert 5 4
4   Hana Mandlíková 7 6
4   Hana Mandlíková 6 6
    Kathy Rinaldi 1 3
4   Hana Mandlíková 6 6
6   Sylvia Hanika 2 4
7   Mima Jaušovec 6 2 0
3   Andrea Jaeger 4 6 6
3   Andrea Jaeger 6 1 4
6   Sylvia Hanika 4 6 6
6   Sylvia Hanika 6 6
2   Martina Navratilova 2 4

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   Evert 6 6
  Kohde-Kilsch 3 2 1   Evert 6 6
  Casabianca 4 0
1   Evert 6 6
  Pfaff 3 1
  Pfaff 6 6
  Margolin 7 4 6   Margolin 4 0
  Gulley 5 6 4 1   Evert 6 6
  Jordan 6 6 16   Wade 3 0
  Barker 3 0   Jordan 3 3
  Kuczyńska 6 6
  Kuczyńska 1 3
  Fairbank 6 6 16   Wade 6 6
  Ekblom 4 4   Fairbank 5 2
16   Wade 7 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13   White 7 6
  Nagelsen 6 4 13   White 6 5
  Teeguarden 7 7
  Teeguarden 4 6 6
  Casale 6 2 2
  Casale 6 6
  Delhees 6 6   Delhees 3 2
  Jolissaint 0 0   Teeguarden 3 3
5   Ruzici 6 6
  Harrington 6 5 6
  Smith 4 6 7   Smith 4 7 3
  Stöve 6 4 5   Harrington 1 7 0
  Schutte 7 1 10 5   Ruzici 6 6 6
  Thibault 5 6 8   Schutte 3 3
5   Ruzici 6 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   Mandlíková 6 6
  Romanov 2 1 4   Mandlíková 6 6
  Casals 2 1
4   Mandlíková 4 6 6
  Vásquez 6 0 4
  Vásquez 6 7
  Jones 7 6   Jones 1 5
  Gregory 5 3 4   Mandlíková 6 6
  Horvath 6 3 6 10   Bunge 3 1
  Gadusek 3 6 2   Horvath 5 6 6
  O'Neil 7 4 0
  Horvath 3 7 2
10   Bunge 6 5 6
  Desfor 1 2
10   Bunge 6 6 10   Bunge 6 6
  Durie 2 3

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11   Smith 4 6 6
  Pinterova 6 0 6   Pinterova 6 3 1
  Lee 1 6 1 11   Smith 6 6
  Collins 4 4
  Portman 6 2
  Collins 6 6   Collins 7 6
  Amiach 3 2 11   Smith 1 6 3
  Rinaldi 6 4 6
  DuVall 6 1 0
  Rinaldi 6 6   Rinaldi 4 6 6
  Perea 0 3   Rinaldi 6 7
  Sandin 6 6 8   Fromholtz 3 5
  Freeman 1 2   Sandin 2 5
8   Fromholtz 6 7

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7   Jaušovec 6 4 6
  Villiger 2 6 0 7   Jaušovec 6 6
  Buchanan 0 2
7   Jaušovec 6 6
  Giussani 0 3
  Giussani 6 7 6
  Sato 6 7 7   Sato 7 5 1
  Latham 7 5 5 7   Jaušovec 6 6
  Reynolds 3 2
  Sands 2 1
  Reynolds 7 6   Reynolds 6 6
  Rollinson 5 2   Reynolds 2 7 6
  Strachoňová 7 6 9   Jordan 6 5 2
  Gilbert 5 4   Strachoňová 6 6 4
9   Jordan 4 7 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
14   Madruga 6 6
  Van der Torre 7 6   Van der Torre 1 1
  Harford 5 1 14   Madruga 6 4 3
  Bohm 2 6 6
  Bohm 6 6
  Tomanová 6 6   Tomanová 3 3
  Du Pont 3 1   Bohm 2 4
3   Jaeger 6 6
  Blount 2 1
  Vermaak 7 6   Vermaak 6 6
  Budařová 5 1   Vermaak 1 2
3   Jaeger 6 6
  Coles 1 0
3   Jaeger 4 7 6 3   Jaeger 6 6
  Temesvári 6 6 3

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6   Hanika 6 4 6
  Jevans 6 7   Jevans 2 6 3
  Lovera 4 5 6   Hanika 6 6
  Rossi 3 2
  Medrado 6 6 1
  Rossi 6 6   Rossi 4 7 6
  Lewis 3 2 6   Hanika 6 6
  Piatek 6 6 12   Maršíková 1 3
  Skronská 4 2   Piatek 3 6 6
  Vessies 6 2 2
  Piatek 6 5 5
  Monteiro 6 7 12   Maršíková 2 7 7
  Brzáková 2 6   Monteiro 1 1
12   Maršíková 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15   Allen 6 6
  Minter 4 7 6   Minter 4 2
  Simon 6 5 3 15   Allen 6 7
  Remilton 6 6   Remilton 1 6
  Eisterlehner 4 2   Remilton 7 4 8
  Hobbs 6 6 6
15   Allen 1 2
  White 6 6 2   Navratilova 6 6
  Franch 4 2   White 1 6 6
  Tobin 6 3 2
  White 1 1
  Riedel-Kuhn 6 4 6 2   Navratilova 6 6
  Gurdal 0 6 1   Riedel-Kuhn 4 0
2   Navratilova 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 397. ISBN 978-0942257700.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1980 Australian Open – Women's Singles
Grand Slam women's singles Succeeded by
1981 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles