1977 US Open – Women's Singles

1977 US Open – Women's Singles

Women's Singles
1977 US Open
Champion Chris Evert
Runner-up Wendy Turnbull
Final score 7–6, 6–2

Chris Evert was the two-time defending champion. She successfully defended her title defeating Wendy Turnbull 7-6, 6–2 in the final to win the women's singles title at the 1977 US Open.

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. Martina Navratilova (Semifinalist)
  3. Virginia Wade (Quarterfinalist)
  4. Sue Barker (Third round)
  5. Betty Stöve (Semifinalist)
  6. Rosie Casals (Fourth round)
  1. Billie Jean King (Quarterfinalist)
  2. Dianne Fromholtz (Fourth round)
  3. Kerry Reid (Fourth round)
  4. Mima Jaušovec (Quarterfinalist)
  5. Kristien Shaw (First round)
  6. Wendy Turnbull (Finalist)

Draw

Key

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1   Chris Evert 6 6    
7   Billie Jean King 2 0    
  1   Chris Evert 6 7    
  5   Betty Stöve 3 5    
    Tracy Austin 2 2  
  5   Betty Stöve 6 6    
    1   Chris Evert 7 6  
  12   Wendy Turnbull 6 2  
  12   Wendy Turnbull 6 6    
3   Virginia Wade 2 1    
  12   Wendy Turnbull 2 7 6
  2   Martina Navratilova 6 5 4  
10   Mima Jaušovec 4 1  
  2   Martina Navratilova 6 6    

Earlier rounds

Section 1

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
1   Evert 6 6    
  Walsh 1 0       1   Evert 6 6    
  Whytcross 2 6 7       Whytcross 0 0    
  Bohm 6 0 6       1   Evert 6 6    
        Anliot 2 2    
      Maršíková 6 4 1
  Anliot 7 6         Anliot 2 6 6  
  Bruning 5 2         1   Evert 6 6  
        Richey 3 0  
      Hunt 7 3 6  
  Cawley 6 6         Cawley 5 6 3  
  Carillo 2 3           Hunt 1 6  
  Richey 7 6           Richey 6 7    
  Struthers 6 0         Richey 7 6  
    Q   Louie 6 2    
 

Section 2

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    7   King 6 3 7  
  Smith 7 6         Smith 3 6 5  
  Harper 5 4         7   King 6 2 6  
      Q   McInerney 1 6 1  
    Q   McInerney 7 6  
  Hallquist 6 6         Hallquist 5 0    
  Charles 4 4         7   King 6 3 7
9   Reid 6 6         9   Reid 1 6 6
  Stratton 2 3       9   Reid 6 6    
      Evert 0 2    
      9   Reid 7 6  
        Liess 6 1    
    LL   Saliba 3 3  
  Liess 6 0 6       Liess 6 6    
  Gerulaitis 3 6 4  

Section 3

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
4   Barker 6 5 6  
  Ebbinghaus 4 7 3     4   Barker 6 4 6  
      Riedel 4 6 1  
      4   Barker 1 4    
  Austin 3 6 6         Austin 6 6    
  Eisterlehner 6 3 1       Austin 6 6  
      Ganz 1 2    
        Austin 6 7  
        Ruzici 3 5  
      Bueno 2 3    
  Ruzici 2 6 6       Ruzici 6 6    
  Gurdal 6 3 2         Ruzici 6 6  
  Reynolds 6 6           Bostrom 2 1    
  Thomas 4 2         Reynolds 2 1  
      Bostrom 6 6    
 

Section 4

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
5   Stöve 6 3 6  
  Antonoplis 3 6 2     5   Stöve 6 6    
      Kloss 4 1    
      5   Stöve 7 6    
        duPont 5 4    
      duPont 6 6  
  Forood 3 6 7       Forood 4 4    
  Viragh 6 4 6       5   Stöve 6 6  
  Mihai 6 6           Kuykendall 3 0  
11   Shaw 3 2         Mihai 2 6 6  
      Margolin 6 1 1  
        Mihai 3 1  
        Kuykendall 6 6    
      Kuykendall 6 6  
  Beaven 6 6         Beaven 0 4    
  Kiyomura 4 2    

Section 5

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
  Stevens 6 6    
  Latham 3 4         Stevens 4 4    
    Q   Jordan 6 6    
      Q   Jordan 4 3    
      12   Turnbull 6 6    
      Doerner 0 2  
12   Turnbull 6 6       12   Turnbull 6 6    
  Simmonds 2 1         12   Turnbull 4 6 6
      6   Casals 6 0 0
    Q   Elliott 2 3    
  Cuypers 7 6 6       Cuypers 6 6    
Q   Stoll 5 7 2         Cuypers 2 6 2
      6   Casals 6 1 6  
      Teeguarden 3 6  
6   Casals 2 6 6     6   Casals 6 7    
  Nagelsen 6 4 3  

Section 6

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
      Holladay 2 6 1  
  Russell 7 6         Russell 6 3 6  
  Lovera 5 4           Russell 7 3 1  
  Guerrant 7 2 6         Guerrant 5 6 6  
  Vermaak 6 6 1       Guerrant 6 4 7
      Overton 0 6 5  
        Guerrant 5 4  
  Fox 6 6         3   Wade 7 6  
  Wikstedt 4 3         Fox 3 4    
      Bonicelli 6 6    
        Bonicelli 6 1 2
      3   Wade 4 6 6  
    Q   Riley 4 0  
3   Wade 6 6       3   Wade 6 6    
  Richards 1 4    

Section 7

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
  Newberry 6 6    
  Baily 1 0         Newberry 6 7    
      Tomanová 4 6    
        Newberry 1 2    
      10   Jaušovec 6 6    
      Bentzer 1 1  
10   Jaušovec 6 6       10   Jaušovec 6 6    
  Dürr 3 1         10   Jaušovec 6 6  
      8   Fromholtz 3 2  
    Q   Harris 2 4    
  Tyler 6 2         Tyler 6 6    
  May-Teacher 4 0 r.         Tyler 2 3  
      8   Fromholtz 6 6    
      Anthony 3 2  
8   Fromholtz 6 6       8   Fromholtz 6 6    
  Boshoff 1 4    

Section 8

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
  Coles 1 6 7  
  Penn 6 2 5       Coles 7 4 5  
      Harter 5 6 7  
        Harter 0 0    
        Kruger 6 6    
      Kruger 6 6  
Q   Michel 6 6       Q   Michel 2 2    
  Ziegenfuss 4 3           Kruger 2 1  
      2   Navratilova 6 6  
      Harford 6 6    
  Evers 6 6         Evers 4 2    
  Mappin 4 2           Harford 0 2  
      2   Navratilova 6 6    
      Meyer 4 1  
2   Navratilova 6 6       2   Navratilova 6 6    
  Hamm 0 1    

External links

  • 1977 US Open on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw