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1989 Australian Open – Women's Singles

First-seeded Steffi Graf was the defending champion, and successfully defended her title, defeating Helena Suková 6–4, 6–4 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1989 Australian Open.

Women's Singles
1989 Australian Open
ChampionGermany Steffi Graf
Runner-upCzechoslovakia Helena Suková
Final score6–4, 6–4
Details
Draw128
Seeds16
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
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SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Steffi Graf (Champion)
  2.   Martina Navratilova (Quarterfinalist)
  3.   Gabriela Sabatini (Semifinalist)
  4.   Pam Shriver (Third round)
  5.   Helena Suková (Finalist)
  6.   Zina Garrison (Quarterfinalist)
  7.   Barbara Potter (First round)
  8.   Claudia Kohde-Kilsch (Quarterfinalist)
  9.   Lori McNeil (First round)
  10.   Mary Joe Fernández (Third round)
  11.   Sylvia Hanika (First round)
  12.   Patty Fendick (Second round)
  13.   Raffaella Reggi (Fourth round)
  14.   Anne Minter (Second round)
  15.   Hana Mandlíková (Fourth round)
  16.   Nicole Provis (Fourth round)

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Steffi Graf 6 6
8   Claudia Kohde-Kilsch 2 3
1   Steffi Graf 6 6
3   Gabriela Sabatini 3 0
3   Gabriela Sabatini 6 2 6
6   Zina Garrison 4 6 4
1   Steffi Graf 6 6
5   Helena Suková 4 4
    Belinda Cordwell 6 2 6
    Catarina Lindqvist 2 6 1
    Belinda Cordwell 626 2
5   Helena Suková 77 4 6
5   Helena Suková 6 3 9
2   Martina Navratilova 2 6 7

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   S Graf 6 6
WC   K-A Guse 2 1 1   S Graf 6 6
  R Simpson 4 6 6   R Simpson 0 0
  C Caverzasio 6 1 0 1   S Graf 6 6
  M Werdel 6 6   M Werdel 0 1
  B Herr 1 3   M Werdel 2 6 6
  A Nishiya 3   A Nishiya 6 4 2
  M Pawlik 0 r. 1   S Graf 6 6
  A Frazier 6 6 16   N Provis 4 0
  M Yanagi 2 4   A Frazier 6 6
  A Dechaume 6 77   A Dechaume 3 3
WC   J Taylor 2 63   A Frazier 6 4 3
  J Hetherington 77 6 16   N Provis 3 6 6
  H Witvoet 621   J Hetherington 4 3
  J-A Faull 4 2 16   N Provis 6 6
16   N Provis 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
9   L McNeil 1 6 4
Q   Y Koizumi 6 4 6 Q   Y Koizumi 1 1
  N Guerrée 7 6   N Guerrée 6 6
WC   S McCann 5 4   N Guerrée 2 1
  D Faber 6 6   D Faber 6 6
  C Bakkum 1 0   D Faber 7 6
  C Porwik 6 636   C Porwik 5 3
  S Collins 3 77 2   D Faber 3 3
Q   A Farley 6 6 8   C Kohde-Kilsch 6 6
  J Santrock 3 3 Q   A Farley 6 3 6
  P Langrová 6 77   P Langrová 1 6 1
  V Martinek 2 64 Q   A Farley 3 6 2
  M-C Damas 6 6 8   C Kohde-Kilsch 6 3 6
  J Jonerup 0 0   M-C Damas 6 1 1
  C Cohen 6 1 3 8   C Kohde-Kilsch 2 6 6
8   C Kohde-Kilsch 4 6 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3   G Sabatini 6 6
  C Dahlman 0 1 3   G Sabatini 3 6 6
  C Martínez 6 6   C Martínez 6 1 2
  E Švíglerová 0 2 3   G Sabatini 6 6
  C Benjamin 6 6   C Benjamin 0 0
  M Javer 2 4   C Benjamin 6 6
  D Van Rensburg 4 7 6   D Van Rensburg 3 4
  A Ivan 6 5 1 3   G Sabatini 6 4 6
  N Herreman 7 7 13   R Reggi 0 6 1
  W Turnbull 5 5   N Herreman 663
  J Durie 6 6   J Durie 78 6
  L Allen 2 4   J Durie 2 2
  C Singer 2 6 6 13   R Reggi 6 6
WC   M Bowrey 6 3 0   C Singer 0 4
WC   L Stacey 2 63 13   R Reggi 6 6
13   R Reggi 6 77

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11   S Hanika 3 1
  E Burgin 6 6   E Burgin 6 6
  L Field 2 6 6   L Field 4 4
  E Smylie 6 4 3   E Burgin 7 5 4
WC   R Stubbs 6 6   C Macgregor 5 7 6
  E Minter 2 4 WC   R Stubbs 6 0 2
  C Macgregor 6 79   C Macgregor 2 6 6
Q   K Kschwendt 4 67   C Macgregor 5 1
Q   K Kessaris 6 6 6   Z Garrison 7 6
Q   T Takagi 1 4 Q   K Kessaris 6 3 6
  M Strandlund 2 7 6   M Strandlund 3 6 4
  A Devries 6 5 4 Q   K Kessaris 0 0
  S Wasserman 6 6 6   Z Garrison 6 6
  L Poruri 4 4   S Wasserman 636 4
  M Lindström 1 3 6   Z Garrison 77 4 6
6   Z Garrison 6 6

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7   B Potter 3 3
  B Cordwell 6 6   B Cordwell 3 6 12
  B Bowes 1 6 6   B Bowes 6 3 10
  L Golarsa 6 4 4   B Cordwell 1 77 6
WC   A Temesvári 6 6 WC   A Temesvári 6 651
Q   J Fuchs 1 1 WC   A Temesvári 4 77 6
  K Keil 6 646   K Keil 6 644
  K Horvath 0 77 4   B Cordwell 6 6
  F Bonsignori 77 7   B Schultz 3 2
  S Meier 655   F Bonsignori 4 6 8
  M Jaggard 6 2 7   M Jaggard 6 3 10
  R Baranski 4 6 5   M Jaggard 4 2
  B Schultz 6 6   B Schultz 6 6
  I Budařová 4 3   B Schultz 6 3 6
  E Inoue 6 0 5 14   A Minter 4 6 1
14   A Minter 2 6 7

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
12   P Fendick 4 6 6
  H Cioffi 6 4 3 12   P Fendick 4 64
  R Reis 2 6 6   R Reis 6 77
  G Miró 6 4 2   R Reis 4 4
  J Wiesner 6 6   J Wiesner 6 6
  S Jaquet 3 3   J Wiesner 6 6
  E Derly 6 6   E Derly 1 2
  R Maršíková 4 1   J Wiesner 5 2
  C Lindqvist 6 6   C Lindqvist 7 6
  G Magers 3 2   C Lindqvist 0 6 6
  L Antonoplis 6 2 6   L Antonoplis 6 2 3
  C Christian 2 6 1   C Lindqvist 0 6 8
  S Loosemore 6 1 6 4   P Shriver 6 4 6
  N Jagerman 2 6 3   S Loosemore 6 3 4
  R McQuillan 4 1 4   P Shriver 1 6 6
4   P Shriver 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   H Suková 7 6
  J Richardson 5 0 5   H Suková 7 6
  H Ludloff 6 2 6   H Ludloff 5 3
  K Quentrec 4 6 4 5   H Suková 6 6
WC   L O'Neill 6 6 WC   L O'Neill 2 1
  I Kuczyńska 2 4 WC   L O'Neill 6 77
  E Krapl 77 6   E Krapl 2 64
  A Henricksson 641 5   H Suková 7 6
  P Vásquez 6 4 6   C Tanvier 5 4
Q   H ter Riet 4 6 1   P Vásquez 3 6 2
  C Tanvier 3 6 6   C Tanvier 6 4 6
  L-A Eldredge 6 3 2   C Tanvier 6 6
  A Grossman 3 6 6 10   M J Fernández 2 3
  S Auer 6 3 4   A Grossman 4 61
  T Phelps 1 6 1 10   M J Fernández 6 77
10   M J Fernández 6 4 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
15   H Mandlíková 4 6 6
  C Wood 6 2 3 15   H Mandlíková 4 6 6
  E Pfaff 6 6   E Pfaff 6 1 4
  S Niox-Château 3 1 15   H Mandlíková 3 6 9
  K Adams 636 7   M Bollegraf 6 3 7
  W Probst 77 3 5   K Adams 78 2 3
  M Bollegraf 6 6   M Bollegraf 666 6
  J Halard 3 3 15   H Mandlíková 4 1
  J Novotná 7 7 2   M Navratilova 6 6
Q   J Ingram 5 5   J Novotná 6 6
  C Cunningham 6 6   C Cunningham 2 2
  D Balestrat 4 3   J Novotná 2 2
  J Byrne 6 6 2   M Navratilova 6 6
  S Schilder 0 2   J Byrne 4 67
  A Betzner 0 1 2   M Navratilova 6 79
2   M Navratilova 6 6

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