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1988 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

First-seeded Steffi Graf defeated the record six-time defending champion Martina Navratilova in the final, 5–7, 6–2, 6–1 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1988 Wimbledon Championships.[1] This was Graf's third step towards completing the first, and so far only, Calendar Year Golden Slam.

Women's Singles
1988 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionWest Germany Steffi Graf
Runner-upUnited States Martina Navratilova
Final score5–7, 6–2, 6–1
Details
Draw128 (8Q / 8WC)
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women seniors
WC Doubles men women
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After Graf took a 5-3 lead in the first set, Navratilova won six straight games allowing her to win the first set and take a 2-0 lead in the second set. Graf then came back winning 12 of the next 13 games and the match.[2]

The semi-final match between Chris Evert and Navratilova was the last time they faced each other in a Grand Slam, with Navratilova extending her lead in their head-to-head rivalry in Grand Slam tournaments to 14-8.

SeedsEdit

01.     Steffi Graf (Champion)
02.     Martina Navratilova (Final)
03.     Pam Shriver (Semifinals)
04.     Chris Evert (Semifinals)
05.     Gabriela Sabatini (Fourth round)
06.     Helena Suková (Quarterfinals)
07.     Manuela Maleeva-Fragnière (First round)
08.     Natasha Zvereva (Fourth round)
09.     Hana Mandlíková (Third round)
10.     Lori McNeil (Third round)
11.     Claudia Kohde-Kilsch (Withdrew)
12.     Zina Garrison (Quarterfinals)
13.     Larisa Savchenko (Fourth round)
14.     Katerina Maleeva (Fourth round)
15.     Sylvia Hanika (Third round)
16.     Mary Joe Fernández (Fourth round)

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

Claudia Kohde-Kilsch withdrew due to a knee injury. She was replaced in the draw by Lucky Loser Shaun Stafford.

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Steffi Graf 6 6
  Pascale Paradis 3 1
1   Steffi Graf 6 6
3   Pam Shriver 1 2
3   Pam Shriver 6 6
12   Zina Garrison 4 4
1   Steffi Graf 5 6 6
2   Martina Navratilova 7 2 1
6   Helena Suková 3 64
4   Chris Evert 6 77
4   Chris Evert 1 6 5
2   Martina Navratilova 6 4 7
  Rosalyn Fairbank 6 4 5
2   Martina Navratilova 4 6 7

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   S Graf 6 6
  N Hu 0 0 1   S Graf 6 6
LL   K Quentrec 77 6 LL   K Quentrec 2 0
  J Halard 631 1   S Graf 6 6
  M Louie Harper 77 3 4   T Phelps 3 1
WC   S Loosemore 626 6 WC   S Loosemore 1 1
  T Phelps 7 606   T Phelps 6 6
  W Turnbull 5 77 0 1   S Graf 6 6
  I Kuczyńska 5 6 6 16   MJ Fernández 2 2
  E Nagelsen 7 1 3   I Kuczyńska 7 6
  E Pfaff 5 3 Q   L Field 5 4
Q   L Field 7 6   I Kuczyńska 4 1
Q   S Collins 4 6 7 16   MJ Fernández 6 6
  L Meskhi 6 4 9   L Meskhi 1 5
  N Jagerman 3 2 16   MJ Fernández 6 7
16   MJ Fernández 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
9   H Mandlíková 6 7
  L Garrone 3 5 9   H Mandlíková 6 6
  A Henricksson 6 6   A Henricksson 4 2
  E Herr 3 2 9   H Mandlíková 4 3
  M Bollegraf 6 6   A Minter 6 6
  B Romanò 1 4   M Bollegraf 2 2
  A Minter 6 6   A Minter 6 6
  A Holíková 3 0   A Minter 3 7 4
  J Wiesner 3 7 3   P Paradis 6 5 6
  L Golarsa 6 5 6   L Golarsa 4 2
  R White 3 6 6   R White 6 6
WC   C Wood 6 3 3   R White 4 6 7
  N Herreman 6 6   P Paradis 6 3 9
  S Walsh-Pete 2 2   N Herreman 4 6 6
  P Paradis 6 6   P Paradis 6 3 8
7   M Maleeva-Fragnière 4 3

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3   P Shriver 6 4 8
  D van Rensburg 2 6 6 3   P Shriver 6 6
  J Hetherington 6 4 3   S Parkhomenko 3 4
  S Parkhomenko 4 6 6 3   P Shriver 77 77
  C Porwik 5 4   S Rehe 6565
LL   L O'Neill 7 6 LL   L O'Neill 6 1 4
  C Suire 3 7 4   S Rehe 4 6 6
  S Rehe 6 5 6 3   P Shriver 6 6
  M Javer 6 3 7 14   K Maleeva 2 2
  S Meier 2 6 9   S Meier 1 7 4
  B Cordwell 6 6   B Cordwell 6 5 6
  E Burgin 4 3   B Cordwell 0 0
WC   L Gould 662 14   K Maleeva 6 6
  I Cueto 78 6   I Cueto 0 4
WC   A Simpkin 1 0 14   K Maleeva 6 6
14   K Maleeva 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
12   Z Garrison 6 6
  W White 3 1 12   Z Garrison 6 6
  F Bonsignori 79 3 0   D Balestrat 4 3
  D Balestrat 676 6 12   Z Garrison 77 6
  G Fernández 2 6 8   E Minter 630
  B Schultz 6 4 6   G Fernández 3 6 3
  A Frazier 5 4   E Minter 6 3 6
  E Minter 7 6 12   Z Garrison 6 3 6
  C Tanvier 6 6 5   G Sabatini 1 6 2
  P Medrado 3 1   C Tanvier 6 6
WC   A Grunfeld 4 5   M Gurney 3 3
  M Gurney 6 7   C Tanvier 2 3
  R Zrubáková 6 77 5   G Sabatini 6 6
  H Ludloff 3 64   R Zrubáková 4 3
  C Bassett-Seguso 6 6 5   G Sabatini 6 6
5   G Sabatini 2 2

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6   H Suková 7 1 6
  I Demongeot 5 6 2 6   H Suková 6 6
  J Novotná 6 7   J Novotná 2 2
  T Scheuer-Larsen 3 5 6   H Suková 646 6
  E Inoue 5 7 6   E Inoue 77 3 2
  W Probst 7 5 2   E Inoue 6 6
Q   P Barg 654   S Gomer 4 2
  S Gomer 77 6 6   H Suková 77 6
  E Krapl 3 6 3   B Potter 644
  N Bykova 6 3 6   N Bykova 6 4 7
  B Potter 6 77   B Potter 2 6 9
  L Lapi 3 63   B Potter 4 6 6
  M Lindström 653 Q   J-A Faull 6 3 4
Q   J-A Faull 77 6 Q   J-A Faull 5 6 6
  I Budařová 77 6   I Budařová 7 1 4
LL   S Stafford 653

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15   S Hanika 6 6
  H Cioffi 1 2 15   S Hanika 6 6
  M Jaggard 2 2   H Witvoet 1 3
  H Witvoet 6 6 15   S Hanika 3 3
WC   V Lake 3 2   K Adams 6 6
  K Adams 6 6   K Adams 2 6 6
  N Tauziat 6 6   N Tauziat 6 4 4
  A Devries 2 4   K Adams 7 3 0
  A Sánchez Vicario 3 4 4   C Evert 5 6 6
Q   K Okamoto 6 6 Q   K Okamoto 5 3
  G Miró 6 0 2   A Kijimuta 7 6
  A Kijimuta 4 6 6   A Kijimuta 4 0
  C Singer 6 6 4   C Evert 6 6
  S Wasserman 4 0   C Singer 4 6 3
  A Dechaume 1 2 4   C Evert 6 3 6
4   C Evert 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8   N Zvereva 6 6
Q   R Reis 2 3 8   N Zvereva 6 6
  P Fendick 6 6   P Fendick 3 3
  C Benjamin 2 3 8   N Zvereva 6 77
  C Jolissaint 636 6   E Reinach 2 64
Q   L Gregory 77 4 3   C Jolissaint 1 4
  C Lindqvist 634   E Reinach 6 6
  E Reinach 77 6 8   N Zvereva 2 4
  J Durie 6 6   R Fairbank 6 6
  M Werdel 4 2   J Durie 2 6 5
  R Fairbank 6 6   R Fairbank 6 1 7
  M-L Daniels 2 3   R Fairbank 77 6
  S Sloane 6 6 10   L McNeil 634
WC   T Catlin 3 1   S Sloane 77 4 4
  N Provis 3 5 10   L McNeil 636 6
10   L McNeil 6 7

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13   L Savchenko 6 6
  J Byrne 2 2 13   L Savchenko 77 6
  M Yanagi 6 6   M Yanagi 643
  B Gerken 4 1 13   L Savchenko 6 6
  A Villagrán 6 6 WC   J Salmon 1 2
  L Ferrando 3 3   A Villagrán 77 1 2
  E Smylie 4 4 WC   J Salmon 616 6
WC   J Salmon 6 6 13   L Savchenko 4 2
  G Magers 77 3 7 2   M Navratilova 6 6
  H Kelesi 656 5   G Magers 4 66
Q   K Hunter 3 2   K Schimper 6 78
  K Schimper 6 6   K Schimper 0 4
  K Horvath 4 4 2   M Navratilova 6 6
  E Hakami 6 6   E Hakami 2 1
  S Goleš 1 2 2   M Navratilova 6 6
2   M Navratilova 6 6

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.
  2. ^ Peter Alfano (3 July 1988). "Wimbledon; An Era Ends as Graf Beats Navratilova". The New York Times.

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