1981 Australian Open – Women's Singles

1981 Australian Open – Women's Singles

Women's Singles
1981 Australian Open
Champion Martina Navratilova
Runner-up Chris Evert
Final score 6–7(4–7), 6–4, 7–5

Martina Navratilova defeated Chris Evert 6–7(4–7), 6–4, 7–5 in the final to win the Women's Singles title at the 1981 Australian 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
  • See also 3
  • External links 4

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Martina Navratilova is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.
  1. Chris Evert (Finalist)
  2. Tracy Austin (Quarterfinalist)
  3. Martina Navratilova (Champion)
  4. Andrea Jaeger (Quarterfinalist)
  5. Hana Mandlíková (Quarterfinalist)
  6. Pam Shriver (Semifinalist)
  7. Wendy Turnbull (Semifinalist)
  1. Evonne Cawley (Quarterfinalist)
  2. Barbara Potter (Second round)
  3. Mima Jaušovec (Third round)
  4. Virginia Ruzici (First round)
  5. Bettina Bunge (Third round)
  6. Sue Barker (Third round)
  7. Kathy Jordan (Third round)

Draw

Key

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

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1   Chris Evert 6 7    
5   Hana Mandlíková 4 5    
  1   Chris Evert 6 77    
  7   Wendy Turnbull 4 61    
4   Andrea Jaeger 3 610  
  7   Wendy Turnbull 6 712    
    1   Chris Evert 77 4 5
  3   Martina Navratilova 64 6 7
  8   Evonne Cawley 3 1    
3   Martina Navratilova 6 6    
  3   Martina Navratilova 6 7  
  6   Pam Shriver 3 5    
6   Pam Shriver 7 77  
  2   Tracy Austin 5 64    

Earlier rounds

Section 1

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    1   C Evert 6 6    
  B Gadusek 6 6         B Gadusek 2 1    
  D Fromholtz 3 1         1   C Evert 6 6    
  B Stöve 6 6           C Reynolds 4 2    
Q   H Lutten 2 4         B Stöve 5 3  
  C Reynolds 6 6         C Reynolds 7 6    
  C Kohde-Kilsch 1 2         1   C Evert 6 7  
9   B Potter 6 6         5   H Mandlíková 4 5  
Q   K Skronska 4 2       9   B Potter 4 3    
Q   H Suková 6 6       Q   H Suková 6 6    
  A Smith 4 1         Q   H Suková 2 1  
  N Yeargin 7 6         5   H Mandlíková 6 6    
  P Smith 6 3         N Yeargin 2 3  
    5   H Mandlíková 6 6    
 

Section 2

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    4   A Jaeger 6 6    
  A Hobbs 6 2 6       A Hobbs 3 1    
  I Villiger 1 6 2       4   A Jaeger 6 7    
  E Pfaff 3 6 6       13   S Barker 4 5    
  R Casals 6 4 4       E Pfaff 3 6 2
  A Minter 1 3       13   S Barker 6 1 6  
13   S Barker 6 6         4   A Jaeger 6 712  
12   B Bunge 6 6         7   W Turnbull 3 610  
Q   B Remilton 0 0       12   B Bunge 6 6    
  A Kiyomura 6 7         A Kiyomura 0 4    
  R Fairbank 2 5         12   B Bunge 6 2 1
  A White 6 6         7   W Turnbull 3 6 6  
  C Vanier 3 3         A White 2 6 3
    7   W Turnbull 6 4 6  
 

Section 3

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    8   E Cawley 5 6 6  
  L Allen 6 6         L Allen 7 3 4  
Q   K Gulley 1 2         8   E Cawley 6 6    
  S Walsh 6 7         10   M Jaušovec 3 1    
  M Pinterova 1 5         S Walsh 6 2 3
  N Gregory 3 3       10   M Jaušovec 4 6 6  
10   M Jaušovec 6 6         8   E Cawley 3 1  
14   K Jordan 4 6 6       3   M Navratilova 6 6  
  P Teeguarden 6 3 3     14   K Jordan 6 7    
  B Nagelsen 7 6         B Nagelsen 4 5    
  M-L Piatek 5 1         14   K Jordan 5 6 2
Q   A Tobin 6 7         3   M Navratilova 7 3 6  
  S Acker 4 5       Q   A Tobin 0 1  
    3   M Navratilova 6 6    
 

Section 4

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    6   P Shriver 6 6    
  D Desfor 4 6 6       D Desfor 1 2    
  R Blount 6 1 1       6   P Shriver 6 6    
  J Durie 6 6           J Durie 3 2    
  B Hallquist 4 1         J Durie 6 7  
  L Antonoplis 6 6         L Antonoplis 0 6    
11   V Ruzici 3 4         6   P Shriver 7 77  
  M Blackwood 6 6         2   T Austin 5 64  
  R Tomanová 4 3         M Blackwood 4 6 6  
  S Saliba 6 3 7       S Saliba 6 3 2  
Q   C Tanvier 2 6 6         M Blackwood 3 5  
  S Leo 7 6         2   T Austin 6 7    
Q   K Steinmetz 6 4         S Leo 1 1  
    2   T Austin 6 6    
 

See also

1981 Australian Open – Men's Singles

External links

  • 1981 Australian Open on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw