1983 French Open – Women's Singles

1983 French Open – Women's Singles

1983 French Open
Champion   Chris Evert
Runner-up   Mima Jaušovec
Final score   6–1, 6–2
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
 < 1982 1984 > 

Chris Evert defeated Mima Jaušovec 6–1, 6–2 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1983 French Open.[1]

Top seed Martina Navratilova was upset in the Fourth Round. Her only loss for the entire year.

This tournament was notable for being the first Grand Slam appearance of future World No. 1 Steffi Graf.

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Chris Evert is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.
  1. Martina Navratilova (Fourth round)
  2. Chris Evert (Champion)
  3. Andrea Jaeger (Semifinalist)
  4. Tracy Austin (Quarterfinalist)
  5. Pam Shriver (Third round)
  6. Bettina Bunge (Second round)
  7. Sylvia Hanika (Third round)
  8. Hana Mandlíková (Quarterfinalist)
  1. Virginia Ruzici (Third round)
  2. Andrea Temesvári (Fourth round)
  3. Zina Garrison (First round)
  4. Kathy Rinaldi (Fourth round)
  5. Bonnie Gadusek (First round)
  6. Anne Smith (First round)
  7. Claudia Kohde-Kilsch (Third round)
  8. Rosalyn Fairbank (First round)

Draw

Key

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
      Kathy Horvath 1 1    
    Mima Jaušovec 6 6    
      Mima Jaušovec 3 7 6  
      Jo Durie 6 5 2  
4   Tracy Austin 1 6 0
      Jo Durie 6 4 6  
        Mima Jaušovec 1 2  
  2   Chris Evert 6 6  
      Gretchen Rush 2 2    
3   Andrea Jaeger 6 6    
  3   Andrea Jaeger 3 1  
  2   Chris Evert 6 6    
8   Hana Mandlíková 6 3 2
  2   Chris Evert 4 6 6  

Earlier rounds

Section 1

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
1   Navratilova 6 6    
  Piatek 1 1       1   Navratilova 6 6    
  Skronska 6 6       Skronska 1 1    
  Acker 1 0         1   Navratilova 6 6    
  White 7 4 6         White 0 3    
  Paradis 5 6 3       White 6 7  
  Teeguarden 6 6       Teeguarden 2 6    
  Ekblom 3 1         1   Navratilova 4 6 3
  Strachonova 7 1 6         Horvath 6 0 6
Q   Brasher 6 6 1       Strachonova 3 1    
  Horvath 6 6       Horvath 6 6    
Q   Whytcross 1 3           Horvath 6 7  
  Inoue 6 6         15   Kohde-Kilsch 4 5    
  Yeargin 1 1         Inoue 4 3  
15   Kohde-Kilsch 6 6     15   Kohde-Kilsch 6 6    
  Dries 4 3    

Section 2

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
9   Ruzici 6 6    
  Guery 2 4       9   Ruzici 6 6    
  Raschiatore 6 6       Raschiatore 4 3    
Q   Calleja 4 0         9   Ruzici 3 4    
  Tanvier 6 6           Tanvier 6 6    
  Simon-Glinel 1 3         Tanvier 7 6  
  Minter 1 6 6     Minter 5 1    
  Solomon 6 4 3         Tanvier 3 3  
Q   Goleš 6 6           Jaušovec 6 6  
  Bassett 2 2       Q   Goleš 5 3    
  Jaušovec 6 6       Jaušovec 7 6    
  Giussani 3 4           Jaušovec 6 6 6
  Sands 2 7 6       7   Hanika 7 4 4  
  Fendick 6 6 2       Sands 1 6  
7   Hanika 3 6 6   7   Hanika 6 7    
  Phan-Thanh 6 2 1  

Section 3

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
4   Austin 6 6 6  
  Latham 7 1 3     4   Austin 6 6    
  Gilbert 6 3 6     Gilbert 0 1    
  Harrington 4 6 4       4   Austin 6 6    
  Delhees 6 6           Delhees 2 1    
  Simmonds 1 2         Delhees 6 6  
  Hepner 6 6       Hepner 3 1    
  Nelson 2 1         4   Austin 6 6  
  Smith 5 6 6         Jordan 3 1  
  Bramblett 7 1 2       Smith 6 1 7  
  Lee 6 6       Lee 3 6 5  
  Forood 2 4           Smith 2 3  
  Romanov 7 6           Jordan 6 6    
  Nagelsen 5 4         Romanov 1 4  
  Jordan 6 6       Jordan 6 6    
14   Smith 2 3    

Section 4

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
12   Rinaldi 6 6    
  Leand 3 2       12   Rinaldi 6 6    
  Sayers 4 6 6     Sayers 3 3    
  Rollinson 6 2 4       12   Rinaldi 6 6    
  Budařová 6 6           Budařová 0 1    
  Pfaff 2 3         Budařová 6 7  
  Pasquale 2 6 6     Pasquale 4 6    
  Monteiro 6 3 4       12   Rinaldi 3 7 1
  Moulton 6 7           Durie 6 5 6
  Mochizuki 0 6         Moulton 0 3    
  Durie 6 6       Durie 6 6    
  Reynolds 4 3           Durie 6    
Q   Sasak 6 6         5   Shriver 2      
  Gomer 1 2       Q   Sasak 6 3 3
5   Shriver 2 6 6   5   Shriver 2 6 6  
  Mesker 6 3 4  

Section 5

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
6   Bunge 6 6    
  Fernandez 2 0       6   Bunge 4 2    
  Maleeva 6 6       Maleeva 6 6    
  Phelps 3 2           Maleeva 6 2 2  
  Collins 6 6           Rush 2 6 6  
  Russell 4 4         Collins 1 5  
  Rush 6 6       Rush 6 7    
  Thompson 1 3           Rush 6 6  
  Mascarin 6 6           Madruga-Osses 3 2  
  Jexell 0 2         Mascarin 0 1    
  Madruga-Osses 4 6 6     Madruga-Osses 6 6    
  Vermaak 6 3 4         Madruga-Osses 6 6  
  Bonder 6 6           Bonder 3 4    
  Jordan 3 2         Bonder 6 6  
  Casale 6 6       Casale 4 3    
11   Garrison 0 0    

Section 6

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
  Holton 6 7    
13   Gadusek 2 6         Holton 6 6    
  Henricksson 3 6 6     Henricksson 3 4    
  Skuherska 6 3 2         Holton 2 2    
  Vanier 6 6           Hobbs 6 6    
  Mundel 4 4         Vanier 6 3 6
  Hobbs 6 6       Hobbs 4 6 8  
  Wade 3 2           Hobbs 2 4  
Q   Graf 6 6         3   Jaeger 6 6  
Q   Karlsson 4 1       Q   Graf 0 6    
  Mould 6 6       Mould 6 7    
  Reggi 4 3           Mould 0 6 2
  Steinmetz 6 6         3   Jaeger 6 3 6  
  Sandin 2 1         Steinmetz 0 1  
3   Jaeger 7 1 6   3   Jaeger 6 6    
  Arraya 5 6 0  

Section 7

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
8   Mandlíková 4 7 6  
  Longo 6 6 1     8   Mandlíková 7 6    
  Klitch 7 6       Klitch 5 3    
  Preyer 5 2         8   Mandlíková 6 6    
  Lindqvist 6 6           White 0 1    
  Antonoplis 2 3         Lindqvist 4 3  
  White 6 5 6     White 6 6    
  O'Neil 3 7 2       8   Mandlíková 6 6  
  Blount 1 6 7       10   Temesvári 2 1  
  Tomanová 6 4 5       Blount 6 4    
  Brzakova 6 6       Brzakova 7 6    
  Vasquez 2 2           Brzakova 0 3  
  Herr 7 6         10   Temesvári 6 6    
  Plchova 5 4         Herr 4 1  
10   Temesvári 6 6     10   Temesvári 6 6    
  Thibault 0 1    

Section 8

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
  Herreman 6 7    
16   Fairbank 1 5         Herreman 6 7    
  Rossi 6 6 7     Rossi 1 5    
  Allen 3 7 5         Herreman 4 2    
  Torres 6 6           Suková 6 6    
  Vernhes 4 4         Torres 4 5  
  Suková 6 6       Suková 6 7    
  Davis 4 4           Suková 2 6 3
  Cawley 6 6         2   Evert 6 3 6
  Suire 3 2         Cawley 6 6    
  Benjamin 6 7       Benjamin 2 0    
  Amiach 4 5           Cawley 2 2  
  Jolissaint 6 6         2   Evert 6 6    
  Leo 2 0         Jolissaint 4 2  
2   Evert 6 6     2   Evert 6 6    
  Medrado 1 2    

References

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

External links

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