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1991 US Open – Women's Singles

World No. 2 Monica Seles won her third major of the year with this title, defeating four-time champion Martina Navratilova in the final 7–6(7–1), 6–1, to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1991 U.S. Open. Following this win, Monica recaptured the world No. 1 ranking from her rival Steffi Graf, and would end up holding it until her 1993 stabbing.

Women's Singles
1991 US Open
ChampionSocialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Monica Seles
Runner-upUnited States Martina Navratilova
Final score7–6(7–1), 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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Gabriela Sabatini was the defending champion, but she lost in the quarterfinals to Jennifer Capriati. This tournament was notable for being the first Grand Slam tournament in which Lindsay Davenport, the 1998 US Open singles champion, competed in the main draw.[1]

SeedsEdit

  1.   Steffi Graf (Semifinals)
  2.   Monica Seles (Champion)
  3.   Gabriela Sabatini (Quarterfinals)
  4.   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Quarterfinals)
  5.   Mary Joe Fernandez (Third Round)
  6.   Martina Navratilova (Final)
  7.   Jennifer Capriati (Semifinals)
  8.   Conchita Martínez (Quarterfinals)
  9.   Jana Novotná (Fourth Round)
  10.   Manuela Maleeva (Fourth Round)
  11.   Katerina Maleeva (Third Round)
  12.   Zina Garrison (Fourth Round)
  13.   Leila Meskhi (Third Round)
  14.   Nathalie Tauziat (First Round)
  15.   Helena Suková (Third Round)
  16.   Anke Huber (Second Round)

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Steffi Graf 6 6
8   Conchita Martínez 1 3
1   Steffi Graf 6278 4
6   Martina Navratilova 77 666
4   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 78 652
6   Martina Navratilova 6677 6
6   Martina Navratilova 611
2   Monica Seles 77 6
7   Jennifer Capriati 6 77
3   Gabriela Sabatini 3 61
7   Jennifer Capriati 3 6 63
2   Monica Seles 6 3 77
    Gigi Fernández 1 2
2   Monica Seles 6 6

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   S Graf 6 6
  A Temesvári 1 2 1   S Graf 6 6
  M Maruska 3 4   C Mothes-Jobkel 0 0
  C Mothes-Jobkel 6 6 1   S Graf 6 7
  C Lindqvist 6 6   E Švíglerová 4 5
Q   R Alter 3 3   C Lindqvist 2 2
  E Švíglerová 6 6   E Švíglerová 6 6
  C Caverzasio 4 1 1   S Graf 7 6
  J Wiesner 4 6 6   J Wiesner 5 4
  A Dechaume 6 3 3   J Wiesner 3 6 6
  S Stafford 6 6   S Stafford 6 1 4
  C Tessi 3 3   J Wiesner 6 7
  A Frazier 6 77   F Labat 4 5
  C Wood 3 62   A Frazier 6 5 2
  F Labat 7 6   F Labat 2 7 6
14   N Tauziat 5 4

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
12   Z Garrison 7 6
  S Appelmans 5 4 12   Z Garrison 6 6
  A-M Cecchini 77 6   A-M Cecchini 1 1
  M Javer 621 12   Z Garrison 6 3 6
  S Sloane 4 1   B Rittner 2 6 4
  B Rittner 6 6   B Rittner 6 6
  A Coetzer 5 1   J Halard 2 0
  J Halard 7 6 12   Z Garrison 4 4
  M Kidowaki 1 4 8   C Martínez 6 6
  K Habšudová 6 6   K Habšudová 2 3
  P Thorén 1 4   P Fendick 6 6
  P Fendick 6 6   P Fendick 5 3
  A Keller 4 3 8   C Martínez 7 6
  N Basuki 6 6   N Basuki 3 4
  C Dahlman 1 1 8   C Martínez 6 6
8   C Martínez 6 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   A Sánchez Vicario 6 6
  K Piccolini 0 1 4   A Sánchez Vicario 6 6
  E Smylie 3 4   K Godridge 1 1
  K Godridge 6 6 4   A Sánchez Vicario 6 6
  K Brioukhovets 6 6 LL   N Herreman 2 2
  L Bonder-Kreiss 3 0   E Brioukhovets 6 6465
LL   N Herreman 4 6 6 LL   N Herreman 3 77 77
  C Kohde-Kilsch 6 4 3 4   A Sánchez Vicario 6 77
WC   E Burgin 4 4   N Zvereva 3 64
WC   K Po 6 6 WC   K Po 6 6
  P Langrová 4 5 WC   A Smith 2 4
WC   A Smith 6 7 WC   K Po 1 6 2
  W Probst 1 65   N Zvereva 6 3 6
  N Zvereva 6 77   N Zvereva 6 6
  A Minter 1 6 1 16   A Huber 2 4
16   A Huber 6 4 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
10   Man Maleeva 6 6
WC   S Birch 3 1 10   Man Maleeva 7 6
  C Porwik 3 2   A Strnadová 5 2
  A Strnadová 6 6 10   Man Maleeva 4 6 5
  L Garrone 6 0 62   M Pierce 6 1 1r
  M Pierce 4 6 77   M Pierce 6 3 78
  L McNeil 6 6   L McNeil 3 6 66
  R White 2 2 10   Man Maleeva 656 2
  Mag Maleeva 77 4 6 6   M Navratilova 77 1 6
  K Kschwendt 656 4   Mag Maleeva 712 1 2
  R Hiraki 1 1   P Shriver 6106 6
  P Shriver 6 6   P Shriver 5 1
WC   L Davenport 3 2 6   M Navratilova 7 6
  D Graham 6 6   D Graham 1 4
  P Tarabini 2 2 6   M Navratilova 6 6
6   M Navratilova 6 6

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7   J Capriati 6 6
Q   E Pfaff 1 0 7   J Capriati 6 6
  R Fairbank-Nideffer 4 61   P Ritter 3 0
  P Ritter 6 77 7   J Capriati 6 6
  R McQuillan 6 3 6   P Hy 1 4
Q   S Niox-Château 4 6 0   R McQuillan 1 2
  P Hy 6 6   P Hy 6 6
  M Strandlund 3 0 7   J Capriati 6 6
  E Reinach 2 6 66   J Durie 1 2
  B Fulco 6 4 78   B Fulco 4 0
  J Durie 6 6   J Durie 6 6
  C Cunningham 4 2   J Durie 6 2 6
  E deLone 6 616 15   H Suková 4 6 1
  H Cioffi 2 77 3   E deLone 1 3
WC   J Emmons 0 6 2 15   H Suková 6 6
15   H Suková 6 4 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
9   J Novotná 6 4 6
  A Grossman 3 6 1 9   J Novotná 6 6
  M Werdel 4 7 4   M Louie-Harper 2 3
  M Louie-Harper 6 5 6 9   J Novotná 6 6
  F Romano 1 4 Q   D Monami 1 2
Q   D Monami 6 6 Q   D Monami 6 6
WC   C Rubin 6 6 WC   C Rubin 4 3
  S Farina 4 0 9   J Novotná 4 64
  G Helgeson 4 4 3   G Sabatini 6 77
  D Faber 6 6   D Faber 3 3
  G Magers 5 6 6   G Magers 6 6
Q   E Maniokova 7 4 3   G Magers 3 4
  S Hack 77 4 4 3   G Sabatini 6 6
  B Paulus 616 6   B Paulus 3 6 1r
  N Provis 633 3   G Sabatini 6 4 5
3   G Sabatini 77 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   MJ Fernandez 6 6
  L Savchenko 3 3 5   MJ Fernandez 77 6
  A Kijimuta 6 3 2   B Schultz 643
  B Schultz 3 6 6 5   MJ Fernandez 1 2
Q   R Baranski 2 63   R Zrubáková 6 6
  R Zrubáková 6 77   R Zrubáková 7 656
  K Date 77 6   K Date 5 77 3
  T Whitlinger 634   R Zrubáková 2 2
  G Fernández 6 6   G Fernández 6 6
  S Frankl 0 4   G Fernández 6 6
  K Rinaldi 646 6   K Rinaldi 4 1
  M Paz 77 4 1   G Fernández 77 6377
  N Jagerman 644 13   L Meskhi 6177 62
  L Gildemeister 77 6   L Gildemeister 4 6 0
  P Paradis-Mangon 6 3 2 13   L Meskhi 6 3 6
13   L Meskhi 3 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11   K Maleeva 6 6
  M Bollegraf 3 4 11   K Maleeva 6 6
  C Suire 1 710 3   M de Swardt 3 4
  M de Swardt 6 686 11   K Maleeva 6 3 3
  R Rajchrtová 6 6   R Rajchrtová 2 6 6
  C Bartos-Cserepy 1 3   R Rajchrtová 6 6
  L Ferrando 4 2   N Sawamatsu 2 4
  N Sawamatsu 6 6   R Rajchrtová 1 1
  N van Lottum 3 5 2   M Seles 6 6
  H Kelesi 6 7   H Kelesi 2 6 3
Q   S Rottier 3 1   S Gomer 6 2 6
  S Gomer 6 6   S Gomer 1 4
Q   K Nowak 5 1 2   M Seles 6 6
  E Zardo 7 6   E Zardo 0 6 0
WC   N Arendt 2 0 2   M Seles 6 4 6
2   M Seles 6 6

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