1976 US Open – Women's Singles

1976 US Open – Women's Singles

Women's Singles
1976 US Open
Champion Chris Evert
Runner-up Evonne Goolagong
Final score 6–3, 6–0

Chris Evert successfully defended her title, defeating Evonne Goolagong 6–3 6–0 in the final to win the Women's Singles title at the 1976 US Open.

Contents

  • Seeds 1
  • Draw 2
    • Key 2.1
    • Finals 2.2
    • Earlier rounds 2.3
      • Section 1 2.3.1
      • Section 2 2.3.2
      • Section 3 2.3.3
      • Section 4 2.3.4
      • Section 5 2.3.5
      • Section 6 2.3.6
      • Section 7 2.3.7
      • Section 8 2.3.8
  • External links 3

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Chris Evert is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.
  1. Chris Evert (Champion)
  2. Evonne Goolagong (Finalist)
  3. Martina Navratilova (First round)
  4. Virginia Wade (Second round)
  5. Nancy Richey (Second round)
  6. Rosie Casals (Quarterfinalist)
  7. Kerry Reid (Second round)
  8. Olga Morozova (Third round)
  1. Sue Barker (Fourth round)
  2. Dianne Fromholtz (Semifinalist)
  3. Mona Guerrant (First round)
  4. Françoise Dürr (Fourth round)
  5. Natasha Chmyreva (Quarterfinalist)
  6. Carrie Meyer (First round)
  7. Terry Holladay (Fourth round)
  8. Betty Stöve (First round)

Draw

Key

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

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1   Chris Evert 6 6    
13   Natasha Chmyreva 1 2    
  1   Chris Evert 6 6    
  -   Mima Jaušovec 3 1    
    Mima Jaušovec 6 6  
      Virginia Ruzici 2 1    
    1   Chris Evert 6 6  
  2   Evonne Goolagong 3 0  
      Zenda Liess 1 3    
10   Dianne Fromholtz 6 6    
  10   Dianne Fromholtz 6 0  
  2   Evonne Goolagong 7 6    
6   Rosie Casals 1 2  
  2   Evonne Goolagong 6 6    

Earlier rounds

Section 1

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    1   Evert 6 6    
      Stevens 1 0    
      1   Evert 6 6    
        Coles 0 0    
      Coles 3 7 7
      Struthers 6 5 5  
      1   Evert 6 6  
      9   Barker 1 0  
    9   Barker 6 6    
      Walsh 1 1    
      9   Barker 6 6  
        Gourlay 4 0    
      Tyler 6 4  
      Gourlay 7 6    
 

Section 2

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    8   Morozova 6 6    
      Teeguarden 1 1    
      8   Morozova 4 3    
        Kuykendall 6 6    
      Kuykendall 6 6  
      Moore 1 3    
        Kuykendall 6 4 3
      13   Chmyreva 3 6 6
    13   Chmyreva 7 5 6  
      Hunt 5 7 3  
      13   Chmyreva 6 6  
        Tomanová 2 3    
      Mehmedbasich 1 3  
      Tomanová 6 6    
 

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 Wade 6 6
Turnbull 1 2 4 Wade 3 3
Jaušovec 6 6 Jaušovec 6 6
Doerner 3 1 Jaušovec 6 6
Gerulaitis 6 6 Gerulaitis 4 2
Tenney 2 1 Gerulaitis 6 2 6
Simionescu 6 7 Simionescu 3 6 1
Stap 3 6 Jaušovec 6 1
Anthony 6 6 Harper 0 0 r.
16 Stöve 4 3 Anthony 7 3 2
Harper 6 5 6 Harper 6 6 6
Metcalf 3 7 4 Harper 6 7
Fayter 4 6 6 Fayter 4 6
Hallquist 6 3 4 Fayter 6 6 6
Forood 5 7 7 Forood 7 3 2
Louie 7 5 5

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 Richey 6 7
Harter 3 6 5 Richey 6 6 5
Ruzici 6 6 Ruzici 3 7 7
Kloss 4 4 Ruzici 7 6
Bentzer 6 7 Bentzer 6 2
Wikstedt 1 5 Bentzer 6 6
Giscafré 6 6 Giscafré 3 2
Paish 0 3 Ruzici 6 6
May-Teacher 3 6 7 Norton 3 3
11 Guerrant 6 1 6 May-Teacher 6 4 0
Norton 6 6 Norton 3 6 6
Weisenberger 0 1 Norton 6 6
O'Keefe 6 7 Antonoplis 1 4
Michel 1 5 O'Keefe 3 4
Antonoplis 6 6 Antonoplis 6 6
Susman 4 4

Section 5

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Evert 6 6
Fox 0 3 Evert 1 1
Overton 6 7 Overton 6 6
Desfor 0 5 Overton 6 6
Kiyomura 6 6 Kiyomura 1 2
Greer 1 4 Kiyomura 6 6
Du Pont 6 6 Du Pont 3 2
14 Meyer 4 0 Overton 3 4
Lovera 6 6 Liess 6 6
Fernández-De Soto 2 1 Lovera 5 2
Hamm 6 7 Hamm 7 6
Redondo 2 6 Hamm 4 2
Liess 6 6 Liess 6 6
Stuart 0 2 Liess 5
7 Reid 6 6 7 Reid 5 r.
Thomas 3 1

Section 6

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Russell 6 7
Epstein 1 6 Russell 6 6
Stark 6 7 Stark 1 4
Mihai 2 5 Russell 4 4
Riedel 4 6 6 10 Fromholtz 6 6
Zwaan 6 3 4 Riedel 1 2
10 Fromholtz 6 6 10 Fromholtz 6 6
Gurdal 1 1 10 Fromholtz 6 6
Nagelsen 7 6 Newberry 2 4
Boshoff 5 3 Nagelsen 6 6
Cuypers 7 6 Cuypers 3 3
Tenney 5 2 Nagelsen 5 6 2
Bruning 6 6 Newberry 7 3 6
Bonicelli 3 2 Bruning 3 5
Newberry 1 6 6 Newberry 6 7
3 Navratilova 6 4 3

Section 7

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
      Shaw 6 6    
      Kruger 3 3    
        Shaw 6 5 3  
      15   Holladay 4 7 6  
      Medrado 3 3  
    15   Holladay 6 6    
      15   Holladay 5 1  
      6   Casals 7 6  
      Bueno 2 6 6  
      Beaven 6 1 1  
        Bueno 5 0  
      6   Casals 7 6    
      Du Plooy 5 6 5
    6   Casals 7 1 7  
 

Section 8

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
      Yeargin 1 3    
      Vessies 6 6    
        Vessies 6 4 3  
      12   Dürr 2 6 6  
      Simmonds 0 3  
    12   Dürr 6 6    
      12   Dürr 2 2  
      2   Goolagong 6 6  
      Maršíková 6 6    
      Tolleson 1 2    
        Maršíková 6 3  
      2   Goolagong 7 6    
      Ziegenfuss 3 1  
    2   Goolagong 6 6    
 

External links

  • 1976 US Open on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw