1981 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

1981 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

1981 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   Chris Evert-Lloyd
Runner-up   Hana Mandlíková
Final score   6–2, 6–2
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1980 1982 > 

Reigning champion Evonne Cawley did not defend her title, as she had recently given birth to her second child.[1] Chris Evert-Lloyd defeated Hana Mandlíková 6–2, 6–2 in the final to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1981 Wimbledon Championships.

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Chris Evert-Lloyd is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.
  1. Chris Evert-Lloyd (Champion)
  2. Hana Mandlíková (Finalist)
  3. Tracy Austin (Quarterfinalist)
  4. Martina Navratilova (Semifinalist)
  5. Andrea Jaeger (Fourth round)
  6. Wendy Turnbull (Quarterfinalist)
  7. Pam Shriver (Semifinalist)
  8. Virginia Ruzici (Quarterfinalist)
  1. Sylvia Hanika (First round)
  2. Mima Jaušovec (Quarterfinalist)
  3. Dianne Fromholtz (Third round)
  4. Kathy Jordan (Fourth round)
  5. Bettina Bunge (Second round)
  6. Barbara Potter (Fourth round)
  7. Regina Maršíková (First round)
  8. Joanne Russell (First round)

Draw

Key

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

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1   Chris Evert-Lloyd 6 6    
10   Mima Jaušovec 2 2    
  1   Chris Evert-Lloyd 6 6    
  7   Pam Shriver 3 1    
3   Tracy Austin 5 4  
  7   Pam Shriver 7 6    
    1   Chris Evert 6 6  
  2   Hana Mandlíková 2 2  
  8   Virginia Ruzici 2 3    
4   Martina Navratilova 6 6    
  4   Martina Navratilova 5 6 1
  2   Hana Mandlíková 7 4 6  
6   Wendy Turnbull 0 0  
  2   Hana Mandlíková 6 6    

Earlier rounds

Section 1

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
1   Evert-Lloyd 6 6    
Q   O'Neil 3 0       1   Evert-Lloyd 6 6    
      Vermaak 1 2    
      1   Evert-Lloyd 6 7    
  Sands 6 6           Forood 2 6    
  Jaeger 1 2         Sands 1 5  
      Forood 6 7    
      1   Evert-Lloyd 6 6  
  Rinaldi 6 2 9       Q   Pasquale 0 0  
  Rollinson 3 6 7       Rinaldi 6 0 0  
    Q   Pasquale 3 6 6  
      Q   Pasquale 3 6 7
  Delhees 7 7         11   Fromholtz 6 2 5  
  Charles 5 6         Delhees 6 4  
    11   Fromholtz 7 6    
 

Section 2

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
10   Jaušovec 0 6 6  
  Louie 6 2 4     10   Jaušovec 6 6    
      Jolissaint 3 3    
      10   Jaušovec 6 7    
        Blount 2 5    
      Blount 2 7 6
  Harford 6 6         Harford 6 6 3  
  White 2 4         10   Jaušovec 6 7  
  Allen 6 6         5   Jaeger 4 6  
  Cooper 1 3         Allen 4 6 6  
      Pinterova 6 2 1  
        Allen 1 2  
      5   Jaeger 6 6    
      Stöve 6 4 3
5   Jaeger 6 6       5   Jaeger 4 6 6  
  Gregory 1 1    

Section 3

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
3   Austin 6 6    
LL   Mundel 0 2       3   Austin 6 6    
      Antonoplis 1 1    
      3   Austin 6 7    
        Leo 4 6    
      Langela 1 6 2
  Leo 6 2 6       Leo 6 4 6  
  Madruga 3 6 4       3   Austin 6 6  
      14   Potter 4 0  
      Saliba 3 1    
  Collins 6 6         Collins 6 6    
  Casals 3 2           Collins 4 1  
  Kohde-Kilsch 6 6         14   Potter 6 6    
  Kiyomura 3 0         Kohde-Kilsch 4 6  
    14   Potter 6 7    
 

Section 4

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
  Romanov 5 6 6  
15   Maršíková 7 1 3       Romanov 6 4 3  
      Durie 3 6 6  
        Durie 7 6    
  Casale 7 6           White 5 2    
  Brasher 5 3         Casale 6 5 2
      White 3 7 6  
        Durie 3 4  
      7   Shriver 6 6  
      Smith 6 0 4  
  Coles 7 6         Coles 3 6 6  
  Holladay 5 4           Coles 0 3  
      7   Shriver 6 6    
      Little 0 3  
7   Shriver 3 6 6     7   Shriver 6 6    
  Ekblom 6 1 2  

Section 5

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
8   Ruzici 6 6    
  Cummings 3 4       8   Ruzici 4 7 6  
      Wikstedt 6 6 4  
      8   Ruzici 3 7 8  
  Bohm 6 6 6         Bohm 6 6 6  
  Margolin 0 7 3       Bohm 7 4 6
      Eisterlehner 6 6 2  
      8   Ruzici 3 6 6
  Strachonova 6 6         12   Jordan 6 4 3
  Casabianca 1 4         Strachonova 6 1 4  
      Acker 4 6 6  
        Acker 3 4  
Q   Mesker 6 6         12   Jordan 6 6    
  Jones 2 3       Q   Mesker 4 3  
    12   Jordan 6 6    
 

Section 6

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    13   Bunge 7 3 3  
  Barker 3 6 6       Barker 6 6 6  
  Blackwood 6 2 3         Barker 6 2 3  
  Nagelsen 6 6           Nagelsen 2 6 6  
  Villiger 2 1         Nagelsen 6 2 6
    Q   Gordon 0 6 2  
        Nagelsen 3 1  
      4   Navratilova 6 6  
      Sayers 5 3    
  Walsh 6 7         Walsh 7 6    
  Norton 2 6           Walsh 1 6 0
      4   Navratilova 6 2 6  
      Mascarin 0 1  
4   Navratilova 6 6       4   Navratilova 6 6    
  Portman 4 0    

Section 7

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
6   Turnbull 7 6    
  Desfor 5 3       6   Turnbull 6 6    
      Jevans 2 2    
      6   Turnbull 6 6    
        Fairbank 3 2    
      Lee 3 1  
  Fairbank 6 3 6       Fairbank 6 6    
  Reynolds 2 6 3       6   Turnbull 6 6  
  Pfaff 6 6           Teeguarden 4 1  
  Freeman 3 3         Pfaff 2 6 2  
      Tomanová 6 1 6  
        Tomanová 4 3  
        Teeguarden 6 6    
      Du Pont 3 6 4
  Teeguarden 6 6 11       Teeguarden 6 3 6  
16   Russell 2 7 9  

Section 8

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
  Piatek 6 7    
9   Hanika 4 5         Piatek 7 6    
      Morse 6 1    
        Piatek 6 6 5  
  Hobbs 6 6           Hobbs 7 1 7  
  Riedel-Kuhn 1 1         Hobbs 6 7  
      Wade 1 6    
        Hobbs 3 2  
      2   Mandlíková 6 6  
      Buchanan 0 6 6  
  Hallquist 3 6 6       Hallquist 6 3 3  
  Vessies 6 4 3         Buchanan 3 0  
      2   Mandlíková 6 6    
      Smith 1 4  
2   Mandlíková 6 7       2   Mandlíková 6 6    
  Vanier 3 5    

References

  1. ^ Little, Alan (2010). 2010 Wimbledon Compendium. Wimbledon, London: The All England Lawn Tennis Club. p. 299.  

External links

  • 1981 Wimbledon Championships on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw