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Hana Mandlíková was the defending champion, but she lost in the fourth round to Wendy Turnbull.

Women's Singles
1986 US Open
ChampionUnited States Martina Navratilova
Runner-upCzechoslovakia Helena Suková
Final score6–3, 6–2
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
← 1985 · US Open · 1987 →

Martina Navratilova defeated Helena Suková 6–3, 6–2 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1986 U.S. Open. Navratilova became the 1st woman in the open era to win the US Open saving match points en route against Steffi Graf in the Semi-final.

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SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Martina Navratilova (Champion)
  2.   Chris Evert (Semifinalist)
  3.   Steffi Graf (Semifinalist)
  4.   Hana Mandlíková (Fourth round)
  5.   Pam Shriver (Quarterfinalist)
  6.   Claudia Kohde-Kilsch (Fourth round)
  7.   Helena Suková (Finalist)
  8.   Bonnie Gadusek (Quarterfinalist)
  9.   Manuela Maleeva (Quarterfinalist)
  10.   Kathy Rinaldi (First round)
  11.   Gabriela Sabatini (Fourth round)
  12.   Zina Garrison (Fourth round)
  13.   Stephanie Rehe (Fourth round)
  14.   Catarina Lindqvist (Fourth round)
  15.   Kathy Jordan (Fourth round)
  16.   Carling Bassett (First round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

Final EightEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Martina Navratilova 6 6
5   Pam Shriver 2 4
1   Martina Navratilova 6 63710
3   Steffi Graf 1 77 68
3   Steffi Graf 6 6
8   Bonnie Gadusek 3 1
1   Martina Navratilova 6 6
7   Helena Suková 3 2
7   Helena Suková 6 6
-   Wendy Turnbull 4 0
7   Helena Suková 6 6
2   Chris Evert 2 4
9   Manuela Maleeva 2 2
2   Chris Evert 6 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   Navratilova 6 6
  Holíková 4 2 1   Navratilova 6 7
  Nagelsen 6 77   Nagelsen 2 5
  Huber 4 63 1   Navratilova 6 6
  Horvath 6 6   Horvath 4 2
  Sloane 3 2   Horvath 7 6
  Fendick 6 78   Fendick 5 4
  Thompson 3 66 1   Navratilova 6 6
  K Maleeva 6 7 11   Sabatini 4 2
Q   Leo 3 5   K Maleeva 6 6
  Byrne 6 6   Byrne 1 2
WC   Kinney 3 1   K Maleeva 5 2
  Casale 6 3 77 11   Sabatini 7 6
  Hobbs 3 6 64   Casale 0 3
11   Sabatini 6 6 11   Sabatini 6 6
  Tauziat 3 2

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15   Jordan 6 3 6
Q   Sands 3 6 3 15   Jordan 6 6
  Werdel 6 6   Werdel 0 3
  Cecchini 4 3 15   Jordan 6 6
  Rush 6   Minter 1 3
  Henricksson 1   Rush 4 4
  Minter 6 77   Minter 6 6
Q   Eldredge 3 63 15   Jordan 4 4
  Van Nostrand 4 77 6 5   Shriver 6 6
  Kim 6 654   Van Nostrand 2 6 67
  Burgin 4 6 6   Burgin 6 2 79
Q   Hansel 6 3 4   Burgin 4 7 2
  Bartos-Cserepy 6 77 5   Shriver 6 5 6
  Betzner 1 65   Bartos-Cserepy 600
5   Shriver 6 6 5   Shriver 77 6
  Holladay 1 0

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3   Graf 6 6
  Mascarin 0 1 3   Graf 6 6
  Temesvári 6 6   Temesvári 1 0
  White 3 2 3   Graf 6 1
  Bowes 6 77   Bowes 1 0 r.
  Smith 2 64   Bowes 6 0 6
  Paradis 656 6   Paradis 4 6 4
  Villagrán 77 3 1 3   Graf 6 3 6
  Phelps 6 6   Reggi 1 6 0
WC   Sodupe 4 4   Phelps 4 1
  Reggi 6 6   Reggi 6 6
  Vermaak 1 1   Reggi 6 6
  Kuhlman 6 77   Torres 3 2
Q   Barg 3 63   Kuhlman 2 65
  Torres 6 6   Torres 6 77
10   Rinaldi 1 4

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13   Rehe 6 6
WC   Walsh-Pete 0 3 13   Rehe 6 4 77
  Macgregor 77 6   Macgregor 3 6 64
  Cueto 652 13   Rehe 6 6
  Louie-Harper 7 2 7   Croft 2 3
  Dias 5 6 5   Louie-Harper 0 64
  Croft 4 6 7   Croft 6 77
  Demongeot 6 0 5 13   Rehe 666 2
  Kelesi 77 6 8   Gadusek 78 4 6
WC   Whitlinger 654   Kelesi 6 7
  Bunge 7 6   Bunge 1 5
  Gompert 5 4   Kelesi 77 2 2
  Smylie 647 77 8   Gadusek 646 6
  McNeil 77 5 64   Smylie 3 4
8   Gadusek 7 6 8   Gadusek 6 6
Q   Richardson 5 2

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7   Suková 6 6
  Drescher 3 2 7   Suková 7 7
  Gomer 6 6   Gomer 5 5
  Kanellopoulou 3 4 7   Suková 6 6
  Herr 6 6   Bonder 2 0
WC   Smith 0 1   Herr 3 3
  Bonder 6 6   Bonder 6 6
  Inoue 2 4 7   Suková 6 2 6
  Gurney 6 6 12   Garrison 4 6 4
LL   Antonoplis 3 0   Gurney 3 6 77
  Fairbank 6 2 6   Fairbank 6 3 63
  Nelson-Dunbar 4 6 2   Gurney 3 2
  Pfaff 6 6 12   Garrison 6 6
LL   Perez Roldan 1 1   Pfaff 77 1 4
12   Garrison 6 6 12   Garrison 656 6
WC   Russell 3 3

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Moulton 6 4 6
16   Bassett 4 6 0   Moulton 2 0
  Turnbull 4 6 6   Turnbull 6 6
  Van Rensburg 6 4 1   Turnbull 3 77 6
  White 2 6 6 Q   Arendt 6 611
  Goleš 6 4 4   White 5 6 1
Q   Arendt 7 2 6 Q   Arendt 7 4 6
  Minter 5 6 2   Turnbull 6 1 6
  Reinach 6 6 4   Mandlíková 4 6 3
  Shaefer 3 4   Reinach 6 6
  Karlsson 77 6   Karlsson 3 1
  Yanagi 642   Reinach 4 2
  Budařová 6 6 4   Mandlíková 6 6
WC   A-M Fernandez 2 3   Budařová 2 3
4   Mandlíková 6 6 4   Mandlíková 6 6
  Calleja 2 2

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6   Kohde-Kilsch 77 6
  Jolissaint 612 6   Kohde-Kilsch 6 6
  Tanvier 6 6   Tanvier 1 0
  Porwik 0 3 6   Kohde-Kilsch 6 6
  Na 6 6   Durie 2 3
  Herreman 4 2   Na 1 6 4
  Durie 6 4 7   Durie 6 1 6
  Paz 4 6 5 6   Kohde-Kilsch 2 6 61
Q   Hakami 6 4 6 9   M Maleeva 6 2 77
  Medrado 4 6 2 Q   Hakami 4 4
  Benjamin 6 3 6   Benjamin 6 6
  Piatek 4 6 3   Benjamin 633
  Gildemeister 2 6 6 9   M Maleeva 77 6
  Suire 6 4 2   Gildemeister 3 1
9   M Maleeva 6 6 9   M Maleeva 6 6
WC   Reynolds 2 4

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
14   Lindqvist 6 6
  Spence 1 2 14   Lindqvist 6 6
  Dingwall 78 710   Dingwall 2 3
  G Fernández 6668 14   Lindqvist 3 6 6
  Scheuer-Larsen 6 6   Scheuer-Larsen 6 2 0
  Monteiro 2 4   Scheuer-Larsen 6 6
  Mochizuki 6 77   Mochizuki 1 3
  Mundel 3 64 14   Lindqvist 2 6 2
  Hanika 77 6 2   Evert 6 2 6
  White 612   Hanika 2 2
  MJ Fernández 3 6 6   MJ Fernández 6 6
  Garrone 6 1 3   M J Fernández 4 2
  Maršíková 0 6 6 2   Evert 6 6
  Krapl 6 3 4   Maršíková 0 0
2   Evert 6 6 2   Evert 6 6
  Gerken 2 1

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