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Steffi Graf successfully defended her title, defeating Martina Navratilova 3–6, 7–5, 6–1 in the final to win the women's singles title at the 1989 US Open.

Women's Singles
1989 US Open
ChampionWest Germany Steffi Graf
Runner-upUnited States Martina Navratilova
Final score3–6, 7–5, 6–1
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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Notably this was the final Grand Slam of six-time US Open champion Chris Evert and her final tournament. She lost to Zina Garrison in the quarterfinals. It was her 54th quarterfinal at a Grand Slam tournament (in her 56th Grand Slam played), an Open Era record. She made the quarterfinals in all 19 US Opens she entered, 17 times going to the semi-finals or better.

Contents

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 (Runner-up)
  3.   Gabriela Sabatini (Semifinalist)
  4.   Chris Evert (Quarterfinalist)
  5.   Zina Garrison (Semifinalist)
  6.   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Quarterfinalist)
  7.   Manuela Maleeva (Quarterfinalist)
  8.   Helena Suková (Quarterfinalist)
  9.   Pam Shriver (First round)
  10.   Mary Joe Fernández (First round)
  11.   Jana Novotná (Second round)
  12.   Monica Seles (Fourth round)
  13.   Natalia Zvereva (Fourth round)
  14.   Katerina Maleeva (Second round)
  15.   Conchita Martínez (Fourth round)
  16.   Hana Mandlíková (Third round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

Final EightEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Steffi Graf 6 6
8   Helena Suková 1 1
1   Steffi Graf 3 6 6
3   Gabriela Sabatini 6 4 2
3   Gabriela Sabatini 3 6 6
6   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6 4 1
1   Steffi Graf 3 7 6
2   Martina Navratilova 6 5 1
5   Zina Garrison 77 6
4   Chris Evert 612
5   Zina Garrison 642
2   Martina Navratilova 77 6
7   Manuela Maleeva 0 0
2   Martina Navratilova 6 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   Steffi Graf 6 6
  Etsuko Inoue 3 1 1   Graf 6 6
Q   Nathalie Herreman 6 6 Q   Herreman 1 1
  Claudia Kohde-Kilsch 4 0 1   Graf 6 6
  Terry Phelps 2 6 6   Phelps 1 1
  Judith Wiesner 6 2 4   Phelps 1 6 6
  Robin White 6 6   R. White 6 4 3
  Amy Frazier 2 1 1   Graf 6 6
  Andrea Temesvári 6 6   Fairbank Nideffer 4 0
WC   Linda Harvey-Wild 1 4   Temesvári 6 6
LL   Florencia Labat 6 3 77 LL   Labat 2 1
  Catarina Lindqvist 1 6 62   Temesvári 6 4 3
  Rosalyn Fairbank Nideffer 6 6   Fairbank Nideffer 4 6 6
  Mareen "Peanut" Louie Harper 3 4   Fairbank Nideffer 6 626
14   Katerina Maleeva 6 6 14   K. Maleeva 4 77 3
  Ann Devries 4 1

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Larisa Savchenko Neiland 6 6
9   Pam Shriver 2 3   Savchenko Neiland 1 7 6
  Nicole Muns-Jagerman 6 6   Jagerman 6 5 1
  Katrina Adams 4 1   Savchenko Neiland 3 6 6
  Halle Cioffi 6 6   Cioffi 6 3 1
  Rachel McQuillan 0 1   Cioffi 6 6
  Jill Hetherington 6 6   Hetherington 2 4
  Anna-Maria Cecchini 0 3   Savchenko Neiland 6 1 2
  Beverly Bowes 6 6 8   Suková 4 6 6
  Rene Simpson 4 3   Bowes 4 2
  Anne Minter 6 6   Minter 6 6
  Catherine Tanvier 2 3   Minter 6 2 1
  Gretchen Magers 6 6 8   Suková 1 6 6
  Carling Bassett-Seguso 1 2   Magers 2 77 2
8   Helena Suková 6 6 8   Suková 6 636
  Petra Langrová 3 4

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3   Gabriela Sabatini 6 6
  Claudia Porwik 1 2 3   Sabatini 6 6
  Cathy Caverzasio 6 6   Caverzasio 3 2
WC   Mary-Lou Daniels 3 4 3   Sabatini 6 6
  Betsy Nagelsen 5 6 6   Meskhi 2 0
  Raffaella Reggi 7 4 3   Nagelsen 3 1
  Leila Meskhi 6 77   Meskhi 6 6
  Karine Quentrec 2 65 3   Sabatini 6 6
  Laura Gildemeister 77 7 15   Martínez 1 1
  Nicole Provis 655   Gildemeister 2 4
  Sylvia Hanika 6 77   Hanika 6 6
  Louise Field 4 62   Hanika 5 1
Q   Sophie Amiach 6 6 15   Martínez 7 6
  Hu Na 2 3 Q   Amiach 3 4
15   Conchita Martínez 6 6 15   Martínez 6 6
WC   Sandra Birch 3 2

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11   Jana Novotná 7 6
  Meredith McGrath 5 2 11   Novotná 6 3 2
  Barbara Paulus 6 7   Paulus 3 6 6
  Laura Lapi 3 5   Paulus 6 4 6
  Susan Sloane 6 7   Sloane 4 6 2
  Laura Garrone 2 5   Sloane 6 6
  Manon Bollegraf 6 2 6   Bollegraf 4 2
  Molly Van Nostrand 2 6 4   Paulus 2 2
Q   Laxmi Poruri 6106 6 6   Sánchez Vicario 6 6
  Carrie Cunningham 712 3 1 Q   Poruri 1 4
  Sandra Wasserman 77 2   Wasserman 6 6
  Helen Kelesi 610 r.   Wasserman 1 6 4
  Cammy Macgregor 6 3 78 6   Sánchez Vicario 6 2 6
  Jana Pospíšilová 2 6 66   Macgregor 1 3
6   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6 6 6   Sánchez Vicario 6 6
  Jo-Anne Faull 3 1

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   Zina Garrison 6 6
  Radomira Zrubáková 2 1 5   Garrison 7 6
  Gigi Fernández 6 6   G Fernández 5 4
  Amanda Coetzer 3 3 5   Garrison 6 7
  Elizabeth Sayers Smylie 7 6   Fendick 3 5
  Kumiko Okamoto 5 3   Sayers Smylie 6 2 4
  Patty Fendick 6 6   Fendick 3 6 6
  Janine Tremelling 1 4 5   Garrison 6 77
  Tine Scheuer-Larsen 6 6577   Faber 4 64
  Louise Allen 4 77 60   Scheuer-Larsen 3 0
  Donna Faber 6 6   Faber 6 6
  Jenny Byrne 1 0   Faber 6 3 6
  Laura Golarsa 6 6 16   Mandlíková 2 6 1
  Barbara Romanò 4 4   Golarsa 606 1
16   Hana Mandlíková 6 4 77 16   Mandlíková 77 0 6
  Eva Pfaff 1 6 60

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
12   Monica Seles 4 6 6
  Ann Henricksson 6 2 2 12   Seles 7 6
  Anne Smith 6 6   Smith 5 2
  Kimiko Date 3 0 12   Seles 77 6
  Stacey Martin 6 6   Stafford 632
  Mercedes Paz 2 3   Martin 7 4 4
  Shaun Stafford 6 6   Stafford 5 6 6
WC   Kim Kessaris 2 3 12   Seles 0 2
  Patricia Tarabini 7 6 4   Evert 6 6
  Brenda Schultz 5 2   Tarabini 6 6
  Angelika Kanellopoulou 6 1 6   Kanellopoulou 2 3
  Sara Gomer 4 6 3   Tarabini 2 4
  Elise Burgin 7 6 4   Evert 6 6
  Lori McNeil 5 4   Burgin 4 1
4   Chris Evert 6 6 4   Evert 6 6
  Bettina Fulco 4 2

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7   Manuela Maleeva 6 6
  Marianne Werdel 4 3 7   M. Maleeva 5 6 5
  Isabel Cueto 6 7   Cueto 7 3 3r.
Q   Lisa Raymond 4 5 7   M. Maleeva 6 6
  Kathy Rinaldi 7 6   Tauziat 1 3
  Jo Durie 5 3   Rinaldi 2 1
  Nathalie Tauziat 6 6   Tauziat 6 6
WC   Andrea Farley 1 3 7   M. Maleeva 6 6
WC   Tami Whitlinger 6 6 13   Zvereva 2 0
WC   Jennifer Santrock 0 4 WC   Whitlinger 6 6
WC   Beth Herr 6 6 WC   Herr 3 0
  Akiko Kijimuta 2 0 WC   Whitlinger 0 2
  Linda Ferrando 6 7 13   Zvereva 6 6
  Isabelle Demongeot 0 5   Ferrando 3 4
13   Natalia Zvereva 1 6 77 13   Zvereva 6 6
Q   Pascale Paradis 6 4 65

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Wendy White 6 6
10   Mary Joe Fernandez 4 3   W. White 6 2 4
  Regina Rajchrtová 6 77   Rajchrtová 2 6 6
  Eva Krapl 3 65   Rajchrtová 2 6 6
  Ann Grossman 6 6   Benjamin 6 3 2
  Dianne Van Rensburg 4 1   Grossman 2 6 3
  Camille Benjamin 6 6   Benjamin 6 1 6
  Andrea Vieira 2 2   Rajchrtová 2 0
  Elna Reinach 7 6 2   Navratilova 6 6
Q   Sandy Collins 5 2   Reinach 3 4
  Sabrina Goleš 6 7   Goleš 6 6
  Ronni Reis 3 5   Goleš 4 0
Q   Julie Halard 6 77 2   Navratilova 6 6
  Martina Pawlik 2 64 Q   Halard 1 0
2   Martina Navratilova 6 6 2   Navratilova 6 6
Q   Ei Iida 0 2

Match SummariesEdit

FinalEdit

Semi-FinalsEdit

Early RoundsEdit

  • Sept 3, 1989 - Chris Evert defeats a 15-year-old Monica Seles for her 101st and last U.S. Open singles victory.
  • Sept 5, 1989 - Chris Evert is defeated by Zina Garrison in Evert's last U.S. Open match.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "This day in US Open History". Sports Illustrated. 1989-08-28. Retrieved 2009-08-12.

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