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1987 French Open – Women's Singles

World No. 2 and second-seeded Steffi Graf defeated Martina Navratilova in the final, 6–4, 4–6, 8–6, to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1987 French Open. Third-seeded Chris Evert was the defending champion, but she lost in the semifinals to world No. 1 Martina Navratilova.[1]

Women's Singles
1987 French Open
ChampionWest Germany Steffi Graf
Runner-upUnited States Martina Navratilova
Final score6–4, 4–6, 8–6
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
← 1986 · French Open · 1988 →

This tournament also saw another first, with a Grand Slam debut from future world No. 1 and French Open Champion Arantxa Sánchez Vicario.

SeedsEdit

  1.   Martina Navratilova (Final)
  2.   Steffi Graf (Champion)
  3.   Chris Evert (Semifinals)
  4.   Hana Mandlíková (Second Round)
  5.   Helena Suková (Fourth Round)
  6.   Manuela Maleeva-Fragnière (Quarterfinals)
  7.   Gabriela Sabatini (Semifinals)
  8.   Claudia Kohde-Kilsch (Quarterfinals)
  9.   Lori McNeil (First Round)
  10.   Kathy Rinaldi (Third Round)
  11.   Catarina Lindqvist (Second Round)
  12.   Katerina Maleeva (Fourth round)
  13.   Mary Joe Fernández (Second Round)
  14.   Raffaella Reggi (Quarterfinals)
  15.   Sylvia Hanika (Fourth Round)
  16.   Melissa Gurney (First Round)

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Martina Navratilova 6 6
8   Claudia Kohde-Kilsch 1 2
1   Martina Navratilova 6 6
3   Chris Evert 2 2
3   Chris Evert 6 6
14   Raffaella Reggi 2 2
1   Martina Navratilova 4 6 6
2   Steffi Graf 6 4 8
7   Gabriela Sabatini 6 6
    Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 4 0
7   Gabriela Sabatini 4 6 5
2   Steffi Graf 6 4 7
6   Manuela Maleeva-Fragnière 4 1
2   Steffi Graf 6 6

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   M Navratilova 6 79
  C Tanvier 3 67 1   M Navratilova 6 2 6
  A Villagrán 6 6   A Villagrán 0 6 2
  J Mundel 0 4 1   M Navratilova 6 6
WC   A Dechaume 3 6 3   P Huber 1 1
WC   L Vanhille 6 1 6 WC   L Vanhille 3 1
  P Huber 7 7   P Huber 6 6
  G Kim 5 5 1   M Navratilova 6 6
  M Bollegraf 6 6 15   S Hanika 0 2
  N Jagerman 3 3   M Bollegraf 4 6 3
  L Garrone 6 6   L Garrone 6 2 6
  A-M Fernandez 1 2   L Garrone 4 3
  L Drescher 6 0 1 15   S Hanika 6 6
  M Perez-Roldan 0 6 6   M Perez-Roldan 2 4
  N Dias 2 1 15   S Hanika 6 6
15   S Hanika 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
10   K Rinaldi 6 6
  V Nelson-Dunbar 2 1 10   K Rinaldi 3 6 7
  J Halard 5 77 6   J Halard 6 1 5
Q   H Fukárková 7 652 10   K Rinaldi 1 3
  I Cueto 6 6   N Tauziat 6 6
  P Medrado 3 2   I Cueto 2 6 3
  N Tauziat 7 3 6   N Tauziat 6 0 6
  J Byrne 5 6 3   N Tauziat 1 6 0
  C Bassett 6 6 8   C Kohde-Kilsch 6 3 6
  A Kijimuta 1 3   C Bassett 6 636
  R Maršíková 4 6 6   R Maršíková 2 77 3
  B Bowes 6 3 2   C Bassett 5 3
  I Kuczyńska 6 6 8   C Kohde-Kilsch 7 6
  M Van Nostrand 1 3   I Kuczyńska 2 2
  P Hy 2 3 8   C Kohde-Kilsch 6 6
8   C Kohde-Kilsch 6 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3   C Evert 6 6
  E Pfaff 1 3 3   C Evert 6 7
  P Tarabini 2 5   I Demongeot 3 5
  I Demongeot 6 7 3   C Evert 6 6
  A Devries 4 4   E Krapl 2 0
  E Krapl 6 6   E Krapl 7 5 6
  V Ruzici 6 6   V Ruzici 5 7 4
  K Böhmová 3 2 3   C Evert 6 6
WC   S Niox-Château 2 6 6 12   K Maleeva 3 1
WC   E Derly 6 4 2 WC   S Niox-Château 4 3
  K Gompert 646 8   K Gompert 6 6
  E Reinach 77 3 6   K Gompert 661
WC   M-C Calleja 0 0 12   K Maleeva 78 6
  B Fulco 6 6   B Fulco 3 6 4
Q   P Barg 2 1 12   K Maleeva 6 2 6
12   K Maleeva 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
14   R Reggi 6 6
LL   C Singer 4 1 14   R Reggi 6 6
  L Gildemeister 2 4   S Gomer 3 3
  S Gomer 6 6 14   R Reggi 7 6
  W Probst 3 0   A Minter 5 2
  A Minter 6 6   A Minter 77 6
  E Okagawa 2 1   S Sloane 634
  S Sloane 6 6 14   R Reggi 6 4 6
WC   C Suire 3 7 6 5   H Suková 3 6 2
WC   P Etchemendy 6 5 1 WC   C Suire 77 3 0
  N Zvereva 6 6   N Zvereva 636 6
  M Mesker 2 3   N Zvereva 1 3
  G Magers 6 6 5   H Suková 6 6
  D Spence 2 3   G Magers 3 1
  D Van Rensburg 1 1 5   H Suková 6 6
5   H Suková 6 6

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7   G Sabatini 6 6
LL   M van der Torre 0 2 7   G Sabatini 6 6
LL   K Karlsson 6 5 0 Q   L Ferrando 2 4
Q   L Ferrando 2 7 6 7   G Sabatini 6 2 6
  C Benjamin 7 6   C Benjamin 0 6 2
  T Mochizuki 5 3   C Benjamin 6 6
  M Werdel 2 4 WC   M Laval 0 2
WC   M Laval 6 6 7   G Sabatini 6 6
  T Phelps 6 0 6 Q   K Schimper 4 1
Q   R Rajchrtová 3 6 4   T Phelps 6 6
  J Wiesner 6 6   J Wiesner 3 3
  E Smylie 2 2   T Phelps 79 2 2
  M Lindström 632 Q   K Schimper 676 6
Q   K Schimper 77 6 Q   K Schimper 4 6 6
  L Bonder 6 6   L Bonder 6 3 4
9   L McNeil 3 3

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
16   M Gurney 4 2
  N Provis 6 6   N Provis 4 4
  S Mascarin 2 4   B Paulus 6 6
  B Paulus 6 6   B Paulus 4 2
  A Croft 6 3 1   A Sánchez Vicario 6 6
  G Dinu 2 6 6   G Dinu 0 2
  E Burgin 5 3   A Sánchez Vicario 6 6
  A Sánchez Vicario 7 6   A Sánchez Vicario 6 6
  E Minter 5 3   C Karlsson 1 4
  C Karlsson 7 6   C Karlsson 6 3 9
  C Porwik 77 6   C Porwik 4 6 7
  F Bonsignori 644   C Karlsson 6 4 7
  N Herreman 6 6   N Herreman 3 6 5
  L Field 4 2   N Herreman 6 77
  M Jaušovec 0 0 4   H Mandlíková 4 65
4   H Mandlíková 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6   M Maleeva-Fragnière 3 6 6
  A-M Cecchini 6 3 3 6   M Maleeva-Fragnière 6 6
  T Holladay 2 3   D Balestrat 2 0
  D Balestrat 6 6 6   M Maleeva-Fragnière 5 6 6
  B Herr 2 4 Q   S Wasserman 7 3 1
  G Fernández 6 6   G Fernández 3 2
  H ter Riet 1 1 Q   S Wasserman 6 6
Q   S Wasserman 6 6 6   M Maleeva-Fragnière 78 6
  S Walsh-Pete 2 3   S Rehe 661
  A Kanellopoulou 6 6   A Kanellopoulou 6 0 6
  R Fairbank 2 3   H Cioffi 1 6 3
  H Cioffi 6 6   A Kanellopoulou 633
  S Rehe 6 6   S Rehe 77 6
  A Henricksson 3 2   S Rehe 77 1 6
  K Horvath 6 0 2 13   M J Fernández 646 4
13   M J Fernández 4 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11   C Lindqvist 6 77
  M Paz 0 65 11   C Lindqvist 5 5
  S Meier 6 0 2   H Kelesi 7 7
  H Kelesi 2 6 6   H Kelesi 6 6
  T Scheuer-Larsen 7 6   M Torres 1 3
  S Goleš 5 2   T Scheuer-Larsen 6 4 3
  K Okamoto 610   M Torres 4 6 6
  M Torres 77 6   H Kelesi 632
  C Nozzoli 4 1 2   S Graf 77 6
Q   R Zrubáková 6 6 Q   R Zrubáková 3 6 4
  J Novotná 6 6   J Novotná 6 4 6
  J Durie 3 1   J Novotná 0 1
  I Budařová 710 6 2   S Graf 6 6
LL   G Miró 683   I Budařová 1 1
  C Cserepy 1 1 2   S Graf 6 6
2   S Graf 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.

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