1983 Australian Open – Women's Singles

1983 Australian Open – Women's Singles

Women's Singles
1983 Australian Open
Champion Martina Navratilova
Runner-up Kathy Jordan
Final score 6–2, 7–6

Martina Navratilova defeated Kathy Jordan 6–2, 7–6 in the final to win the Women's Singles title at the 1983 Australian Open. This tournament was notable for being the first Grand Slam in which Steffi Graf appeared in the main draw.

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
  • External links 3

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Martina Navratilova is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.
  1. Martina Navratilova (Champion)
  2. Sylvia Hanika (Quarterfinalist)
  3. Pam Shriver (Semifinalist)
  4. Wendy Turnbull (Quarterfinalist)
  5. Hana Mandlíková (Second round)
  6. Zina Garrison (Semifinalist)
  7. Billie Jean King (Second round)
  8. Jo Durie (Quarterfinalist)
  1. Kathy Jordan (Finalist)
  2. Kathy Rinaldi (First round)
  3. Eva Pfaff (Third round)
  4. Carling Bassett (Quarterfinalist)
  5. Claudia Kohde-Kilsch (Third round)
  6. Barbara Potter (Third round)
  7. Helena Suková (Third round)
  8. Rosalyn Fairbank (Third round)

Draw

Key

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

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1   Martina Navratilova 4 6 6  
8   Jo Durie 6 3 4  
  1   Martina Navratilova 6 6    
  3   Pam Shriver 4 3    
3   Pam Shriver 6 6  
  12   Carling Bassett 0 1    
    1   Martina Navratilova 6 7  
  9   Kathy Jordan 2 6  
  6   Zina Garrison 6 7    
4   Wendy Turnbull 2 6    
  6   Zina Garrison 6 1  
  9   Kathy Jordan 7 6    
9   Kathy Jordan 7 7  
  2   Sylvia Hanika 6 5    

Earlier rounds

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 M Navratilova 6 7
H Ludloff 0 5 1 M Navratilova 6 6
E Sayers 6 E Sayers 1 0
S Graf 1 r. 1 M Navratilova 6 6
C Suire 6 6 6 16 R Fairbank 2 2
Q R White 7 3 3 C Suire 2 2
M Mesker 5 2 16 R Fairbank 6 6
16 R Fairbank 7 6 1 M Navratilova 4 6 6
8 J Durie 6 7 8 J Durie 6 3 4
S Acker 3 6 8 J Durie 6 6
Q G Fernández 5 6 6 Q G Fernández 2 2
P Smith 7 3 2 8 J Durie 6 7
A Moulton 6 7 A Moulton 1 6
Q A Brown 1 6 A Moulton 7 1 8
J Mundel 2 6 6 J Mundel 5 6 6
10 K Rinaldi 6 4 3

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 P Shriver 6 6
A-M Fernandez 1 4 3 P Shriver 6 6
P Paradis 6 6 P Paradis 3 2
P Whytcross 3 2 3 P Shriver 3 6 6
A Hobbs 7 3 6 14 B Potter 6 3 4
Q B Randall 6 6 3 A Hobbs 5 6 4
R Reggi 0 4 14 B Potter 7 4 6
14 B Potter 6 6 3 P Shriver 6 6
12 C Bassett 6 6 12 C Bassett 0 1
A Kiyomura 4 3 12 C Bassett 6 2 7
A Minter 6 4 6 A Minter 1 6 5
E Inoue 3 6 2 12 C Bassett 7 6
S Walsh 6 6 S Walsh 6 4
Q A Dingwall 3 2 S Walsh 6 1
B Jordan 2 0 5 H Mandlíková 2 0 r.
5 H Mandlíková 6 6

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6 Z Garrison 7 6
Y Vermaak 6 3 6 Z Garrison 6 6
C Benjamin 3 6 6 C Benjamin 0 2
L Antonoplis 6 4 1 6 Z Garrison 7 6
A White 6 6 11 E Pfaff 6 4
Q S Amiach 3 4 A White 5 4
C Monteiro 1 3 11 E Pfaff 7 6
11 E Pfaff 6 6 6 Z Garrison 6 7
13 C Kohde-Kilsch 6 6 4 W Turnbull 2 6
K Staunton 3 1 13 C Kohde-Kilsch 7 3 6
Q L McNeil 3 7 6 Q L McNeil 6 6 4
B Herr 6 5 1 13 C Kohde-Kilsch 6 4
L Forood 6 7 4 W Turnbull 7 6
E Minter 3 5 L Forood 2 2
M Skuherska 1 2 4 W Turnbull 6 6
5 W Turnbull 6 6

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
9 K Jordan 6 6
L Drescher 1 2 9 K Jordan 6 4 6
V Wade 7 7 V Wade 4 6 1
S Leo 6 5 9 K Jordan 6 4 7
C Tanvier 6 6 C Tanvier 1 6 5
M-C Calleja 1 3 C Tanvier 7 4 6
Q L Bernstein 2 2 7 B J King 6 6 4
7 B J King 6 6 9 K Jordan 7 7
15 H Suková 6 6 2 S Hanika 6 5
K Shaefer 4 1 15 H Suková 6 6
B Nagelsen 6 6 B Nagelsen 3 3
I Budařová 4 4 15 H Suková 2 4
C Vanier 6 6 2 S Hanika 6 6
S Solomon 0 2 C Vanier 2 1
B Norton 1 3 2 S Hanika 6 6
2 S Hanika 6 6

External links

  • 1983 Australian Open on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw