1979 French Open – Women's Singles

1979 French Open – Women's Singles

1979 French Open
Champion   Chris Evert
Runner-up   Wendy Turnbull
Final score   6–2, 6–0
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    -45    45+    women
WC Singles    men    women  
WC Doubles    men    women  
French Open
 < 1978 1980 > 

Chris Evert defeated Wendy Turnbull 6–2, 6–0 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1979 French Open.[1]

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
  • References 3
  • External links 4

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. Virginia Wade (Second round)
  3. Dianne Fromholtz (Semifinalist)
  4. Wendy Turnbull (Finalist)
  5. Virginia Ruzici (Quarterfinalist)
  6. Sue Barker (Second round)
  7. Regina Maršíková (Semifinalist)
  8. Betty Stöve (Third round)
  1. Mima Jaušovec (Second round)
  2. Kathy May-Teacher (Second round)
  3. Rosie Casals (First round)
  4. Marise Kruger (Second round)
  5. Anne Smith (Third round)
  6. Ilana Kloss (Second round)
  7. n/a
  8. Marita Redondo (First round)

Draw

Key

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

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1   Chris Evert 6 6    
    Ruta Gerulaitis 0 4    
  1   Chris Evert 6 6    
  3   Dianne Fromholtz 1 3    
3   Dianne Fromholtz 6 6  
  5   Virginia Ruzici 0 4    
    1   Chris Evert 6 6  
  4   Wendy Turnbull 2 0  
      Hana Mandlíková 3 3    
4   Wendy Turnbull 6 6    
  4   Wendy Turnbull 6 6  
  7   Regina Maršíková 4 3    
7   Regina Maršíková 6 6  
      Renata Tomanová 1 1    

Earlier rounds

Section 1

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
1   Evert 6 6    
  Latham 1 0       1   Evert 6 6    
  Du Pont 7 5 6     Du Pont 3 3    
  Jordan 6 7 3       1   Evert 4 6 6  
  Medrado 7 6           Medrado 6 2 3  
  Madruga 6 1         Medrado 6 6  
9   Jaušovec 6 6     9   Jaušovec 4 4    
  Chevalier 2 3         1   Evert 6 6  
14   Kloss 6 5 6         Gerulaitis 0 4  
  Fuchs 2 7 0     14   Kloss 0      
  Gerulaitis 6 6 6     Gerulaitis 6      
  O'Neil 2 7 0         Gerulaitis 6 6  
  Simon 6 1 6       8   Stöve 1 4    
  Stoll 2 6 3       Simon 6 6 3
8   Stöve 6 6     8   Stöve 7 4 6  
  Gonzalez 0 3    

Section 2

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
3   Fromholtz 6 6    
  Fox 4 1       3   Fromholtz 6 6    
  Rapponi 6 7       Rapponi 2 1    
  Doerner 4 6         3   Fromholtz 6 6    
  Bunge 6 6           Bunge 0 1    
  McDaniel 3 4         Bunge 6 5 7
12   Kruger 7 6     12   Kruger 1 7 5  
  Blount 6 0         3   Fromholtz 6 6  
  Budařová 6 6         5   Ruzici 0 4  
  Liess 1 2         Budařová 6 6    
  Walsh 2 6 6     Walsh 4 2    
  Thibault 6 4 2         Budařová 1 5  
  Hobbs 6 2 6       5   Ruzici 6 7    
  Vermaak 3 6 3       Hobbs 4 0  
5   Ruzici 6 6     5   Ruzici 6 6    
  Delhees 3 3    

Section 3

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
6   Barker 6 7    
  Eisterlehner 2 6       6   Barker 6 6 1  
  Mandlíková 6 6       Mandlíková 7 2 6  
  Simionescu 4 4           Mandlíková 6 7    
  Stuart 2 7 8         Stuart 4 6    
  Villagran 6 6 6       Stuart 6 2 6
  Strachonova 6 6       Strachonova 3 6 1  
11   Casals 1 1           Mandlíková 6 6  
  Allen 6 6         4   Turnbull 3 3  
16   Redondo 3 4         Allen 6 6 6  
  Vessies 6 6       Vessies 2 7 3  
  Newberry 4 4           Allen 2 3  
  Duvall 6 6         4   Turnbull 6 6    
  Hanika 4 3         Duvall 3 3  
4   Turnbull 6 6     4   Turnbull 6 6    
  Smith 4 2    

Section 4

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
7   Maršíková 6 4 6  
  Teeguarden 4 6 0     7   Maršíková 6 6    
  Forood 6 6       Forood 3 2    
  Siegel 2 1         7   Maršíková 6 7    
  Acker 7 6         13   Smith 3 6    
  Desfor 6 3         Acker 1 0  
13   Smith 6 6     13   Smith 6 6    
  Dürr 1 1         7   Maršíková 6 6  
10   May-Teacher 4 6 6         Tomanová 1 1  
  Porzio 6 1 0     10   May-Teacher 1 4    
  Romanov 6 6       Romanov 6 6    
  Stratton 1 1           Romanov 4 2  
  Tomanová 6 6 6         Tomanová 6 6    
  Beillan 7 2 4       Tomanová 6 4 6
2   Wade 7 7     2   Wade 2 6 2  
  Lovera 5 6    

References

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 397.  

External links

  • 1979 French Open on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw