1987 US Open – Women's Singles

Defending champion Martina Navratilova successfully defended her title, defeating Steffi Graf in the final, 7–6(7–4), 6–1 to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1987 U.S. Open.

Women's Singles
1987 US Open
ChampionUnited States Martina Navratilova
Runner-upWest Germany Steffi Graf
Final score7–6(7–4), 6–1
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
Legends men women mixed
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Chris Evert lost in the quarterfinals to Lori McNeil. This was the first time Evert lost before the semifinals at the US Open, ending a streak of 17 consecutive US Open semifinal appearances.

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Steffi Graf (finalist)
  2.   Martina Navratilova (champion)
  3.   Chris Evert (quarterfinalist)
  4.   Hana Mandlíková (fourth round)
  5.   Pam Shriver (quarterfinalist)
  6.   Helena Suková (semifinalist)
  7.   Zina Garrison (fourth round)
  8.   Gabriela Sabatini (quarterfinalist)
  9.   Claudia Kohde-Kilsch (quarterfinalist)
  10.   Manuela Maleeva-Fragnière (fourth round)
  11.   Lori McNeil (semifinalist)
  12.   Bettina Bunge (fourth round)
  13.   Sylvia Hanika (fourth round)
  14.   Catarina Lindqvist (fourth round)
  15.   Barbara Potter (first round)
  16.   Wendy Turnbull (second round)

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

Final EightEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Steffi Graf 6 6
5   Pam Shriver 4 3
1   Steffi Graf 4 6 6
11   Lori McNeil 6 2 4
3   Chris Evert 6 2 4
11   Lori McNeil 3 6 6
1   Steffi Graf 641
2   Martina Navratilova 77 6
6   Helena Suková 6 6
9   Claudia Kohde-Kilsch 1 3
6   Helena Suková 2 2
2   Martina Navratilova 6 6
8   Gabriela Sabatini 5 3
2   Martina Navratilova 7 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1   Graf 6 6
  Fulco 0 3 1   Graf 6 6
  Huber 6 6   Huber 2 3
Q   Macgregor 1 4 1   Graf 6 6
  Tarabini 5 6 6   Tarabini 2 0
Q   Medrado 7 1 3   Tarabini 6 4 6
  Fairbank 1 6 6   Fairbank 2 6 3
  Gerken 6 4 2 1   Graf 7 6
  Demongeot 6 6 13   Hanika 5 2
  Pérez Roldán 2 2   Demongeot 6 6
  Nagelsen 77 6   Nagelsen 4 1
  Tanvier 621   Demongeot 4 2
  Meier 7 6 13   Hanika 6 6
  Walsh-Pete 5 3   Meier 3 0
13   Hanika 6 6 13   Hanika 6 6
  Okamoto 0 1

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
16   Turnbull 6 6
  Gadusek 2 1 16   Turnbull 2 4
  Novotná 6 77   Novotná 6 6
  Parkhomenko 1 61   Novotná 6 6
Q   Halard 4 6 7 Q   Halard 4 0
  Inoue 6 2 5 Q   Halard 6 77
  Bonsignori 6 6   Bonsignori 2 61
  Krapl 2 4   Novotná 3 64
  Golarsa 7 0 6 5   Shriver 6 77
  Werdel 5 6 2   Golarsa 77 6
  Gildemeister 6 2 6   Gildemeister 644
  Garrone 3 6 4   Golarsa 1 2
Q   Kuczyńska 6 6 5   Shriver 6 6
WC   Kim 4 1 Q   Kuczyńska 3 2
5   Shriver 6 6 5   Shriver 6 6
  White 3 3

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
3   Evert 6 6
WC   Sloane 1 0 3   Evert 6 6
  Dias 6 6   Dias 0 1
  Sánchez Vicario 4 2 3   Evert 6 6
  Zvereva 6 6   Zvereva 0 2
  Paradis 3 3   Zvereva 6 6
  Smylie 6 7   Smylie 3 2
  Pfaff 4 5 3   Evert 7 6
  M J Fernández 6 6 10   M Maleeva-Fragnière 5 4
  Maršíková 3 0   M J Fernández 6 6
  Savchenko 6 6   Savchenko 1 4
  Horvath 3 4   M J Fernández 2 6 3
  Tauziat 6 6 10   M Maleeva-Fragnière 6 0 6
  Ludloff 4 2   Tauziat 1 3
10   M Maleeva-Fragnière 7 6 10   M Maleeva-Fragnière 6 6
  Jordan 5 2

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
11   McNeil 6 6
Q   Zrubáková 3 1 11   McNeil 6 6
  Benjamin 6 7   Benjamin 4 2
  Torres 3 5 11   McNeil 5 6 77
  Provis 4 7 6   Provis 7 1 62
  Porwik 6 5 1   Provis 6 6
  Keil 6 6   Keil 4 2
WC   Herr 3 1 11   McNeil 77 3 78
  Van Rensburg 6 6 7   Garrison 606 66
  Villagrán 2 0   Van Rensburg 2 3
  K Maleeva 6 6   K Maleeva 6 6
WC   Nelson-Dunbar 1 1   K Maleeva 6468
  Phelps 6 6 7   Garrison 77 710
  Stafford 2 3   Phelps 621
7   Garrison 6 6 7   Garrison 77 6
  Scheuer-Larsen 1 3

Section 5Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
6   Suková 626 6
  Gurney 77 3 4 6   Suková 6 6
  Burgin 7 6   Burgin 3 4
  Javer 5 4 6   Suková 711 6
  Cueto 1 7 7   Cueto 691
  Magers 6 5 5   Cueto 6 6
  Louie-Harper 6 6   Louie-Harper 3 2
  Spence 4 1 6   Suková 6 6
  Hobbs 6 7   Hobbs 4 2
  Minter 4 5   Hobbs 6 77
  Croft 7 7   Croft 2 63
  Kanellopoulou 5 5   Hobbs 6 2 6
  Devries 6 6   Kijimuta 4 6 4
  Van Nostrand 3 2   Devries 3 6 2
  Kijimuta 7 6   Kijimuta 6 1 6
15   Potter 5 3

Section 6Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
9   Kohde-Kilsch 6 7
  Moulton 2 5 9   Kohde-Kilsch 77 6
  Bassett 6 6   Bassett 620
  Balestrat 4 2 9   Kohde-Kilsch 6 6
  Hy 4 6 6   Cecchini 4 3
  Reis 6 4 2   Hy 4 7 5
  Cecchini 6 6   Cecchini 6 5 7
  White 4 2 9   Kohde-Kilsch 646 6
Q   Derly 6 2 6 4   Mandlíková 77 4 1
WC   Arendt 3 6 2 Q   Derly 2 6 2
  Reggi 6 6   Reggi 6 4 6
  Grossman 4 0   Reggi 3 1
  Durie 6 2 6 4   Mandlíková 6 6
  Minter 3 6 2   Durie 3 713 2
4   Mandlíková 6 6 4   Mandlíková 6 6116
  Herreman 1 3

Section 7Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
8   Sabatini 6 6
  Bowes 3 3 8   Sabatini 6 6
  Gomer 6 6   Gomer 3 1
Q   Probst 3 0 8   Sabatini 6 6
  Paz 6 6   Hakami 1 3
  G Fernández 4 2   Paz 2 4
  Hakami 6 6   Hakami 6 6
  Cioffi 1 1 8   Sabatini 1 6 6
  Schimper 6 6 12   Bunge 6 1 1
  Russell 2 3   Schimper 4 7 4
  Henricksson 79 6   Henricksson 6 5 6
  Wiesner 672   Henricksson 3 4
  Fendick 6 2 6 12   Bunge 6 6
  Field 3 6 0   Fendick 2 4
12   Bunge 6 7 12   Bunge 6 6
  Piatek 3 5

Section 8Edit

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
14   Lindqvist 6 6
WC   Frazier 2 2 14   Lindqvist 6 6
  Goleš 77 6   Goleš 2 0
Q   Schultz 623 14   Lindqvist 4 7 6
  Reinach 6 6   Kelesi 6 5 4
  Na 1 0   Reinach 6 1 4
  Kelesi 77 7   Kelesi 4 6 6
  Bykova 645 14   Lindqvist 0 4
  Casale 7 6 2   Navratilova 6 6
  Budařová 5 2   Casale 4 1
  Bonder 6 7   Bonder 6 6
WC   Santrock 4 5   Bonder 2 1
  White 7 7 2   Navratilova 6 6
WC   Mochizuki 5 5   White 1 3
2   Navratilova 6 6 2   Navratilova 6 6
  Gompert 1 1

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