1984 Australian Open – Women's Singles

1984 Australian Open – Women's Singles

Women's Singles
1984 Australian Open
Champion Chris Evert
Runner-up Helena Suková
Final score 6–7(4–7), 6–1, 6–3

Martina Navratilova was the defending champion, and entered this tournament with a record 70-match winning streak. However, she was upset in the semifinals by Helena Suková. Despite this loss and failure to complete the elusive Calendar Year Grand Slam, her 74-match winning streak remains the longest in professional tennis history.

Chris Evert won the tournament, defeating Suková, 6–7(4–7), 6–1, 6–3.

Seeds

  1. Martina Navratilova (Semifinals)
  2. Chris Evert (Champion)
  3. Pam Shriver (Quarterfinals)
  4. Wendy Turnbull (Semifinals)
  5. Claudia Kohde-Kilsch (Third Round)
  6. Zina Garrison (First Round)
  7. Carling Bassett (First Round)
  8. Andrea Temesvári (Third Round)
  9. Helena Suková (Final)
  10. Sylvia Hanika (Second Round)
  11. Catarina Lindqvist (First Round)
  12. Barbara Potter (Quarterfinals)
  13. Jo Durie (Second Round)
  14. Alycia Moulton (First Round)
  15. Kathy Rinaldi (Third Round)
  16. Steffi Graf (Third Round)

Draw

Key

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1   Martina Navratilova 6 6    
12   Barbara Potter 3 2    
  1   Martina Navratilova 6 3 5  
  9   Helena Suková 1 6 7  
3   Pam Shriver 2 77 1
  9   Helena Suková 6 65 6  
    9   Helena Suková 77 1 3
  2   Chris Evert 64 6 6
      Sharon Walsh 5 2    
4   Wendy Turnbull 7 6    
  4   Wendy Turnbull 3 3  
  2   Chris Evert 6 6    
Q   Sophie Amiach 2 1  
  2   Chris Evert 6 6    

Top Half

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 M Navratilova 6 6
Y Vermaak 1 1 1 M Navratilova 6 6
Q B Gerken 2 4 M-L Piatek 2 1
M-L Piatek 6 6 1 M Navratilova 4 6 6
R Fairbank 6 6 15 K Rinaldi 6 0 1
C Karlsson 2 2 R Fairbank 3 2
A Croft 4 2 15 K Rinaldi 6 6
15 K Rinaldi 6 6 1 M Navratilova 6 6
12 B Potter 6 78 12 B Potter 3 2
M Washington 2 66 12 B Potter 6 77
J Byrne 6 7 J Byrne 3 61
S Foltz 1 5 12 B Potter 6 7
W White 5 4 8 A Temesvári 4 5
V Wade 7 6 V Wade 6 0 2
L Field 4 4 8 A Temesvári 4 6 6
8 A Temesvári 6 6

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 P Shriver 6 6
C Benjamin 4 3 3 P Shriver 6 6
Q S Gomer 3 1 Q C Vanier 2 1
Q C Vanier 6 6 3 P Shriver 6 6
E Pfaff 2 4 E Minter 2 2
A Leand 6 6 A Leand 6 3 2
E Minter 4 6 8 E Minter 2 6 6
14 A Moulton 6 3 6 3 P Shriver 6 65 6
9 H Suková 6 6 9 H Suková 2 77 1
E Burgin 1 3 9 H Suková 7 6
D Balestrat 6 6 D Balestrat 5 2
Q S Cherneva 0 1 9 H Suková 3 6 6
B Nagelsen 1 2 5 C Kohde-Kilsch 6 3 2
B Bunge 6 6 B Bunge 2 4
V Nelson 2 2 5 C Kohde-Kilsch 6 6
5 C Kohde-Kilsch 6 6

Bottom Half

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6 Z Garrison 6 4 7
S Walsh 4 6 9 S Walsh 64 6 6
Q C Carney 1 2 G Fernández 77 4 1
G Fernández 6 6 S Walsh 64 7 8
A Villagran 2 6 3 M Mesker 77 5 6
M Mesker 6 3 6 M Mesker 3 6 6
E Sayers 5 6 4 10 S Hanika 6 4 3
10 S Hanika 7 2 6 S Walsh 7 6
16 S Graf 6 6 4 W Turnbull 5 2
S Collins 2 4 16 S Graf 2 6 6
S Mascarin 3 3 Q L Antonoplis 6 1 0
Q L Antonoplis 6 6 16 S Graf 4 4
P Keppeler 2 1 4 W Turnbull 6 6
I Budařová 6 6 I Budařová 4 1
Q L Savchenko 2 1 4 W Turnbull 6 6
4 W Turnbull 6 6

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7 C Bassett 1 6 4
B Mould 6 4 6 B Mould 3 5
L Drescher 6 5 6 Q S Amiach 6 7
Q S Amiach 4 7 8 Q S Amiach 6 6
T Scheuer-Larsen 6 67 1 C Jolissaint 0 2
C Jolissaint 1 79 6 C Jolissaint 6 6
A Minter 6 3 6 A Minter 3 3
11 C Lindqvist 0 6 2 Q S Amiach 6 6
13 J Durie 6 5 6 2 C Evert 2 1
A White 3 7 0 13 J Durie 7 3 4
P Paradis 6 6 P Paradis 5 6 6
B Herr 2 3 P Paradis 1 77 2
C Tanvier 4 5 2 C Evert 6 65 6
M Schropp 6 7 M Schropp 1 0
K Shaefer 0 2 2 C Evert 6 6
2 C Evert 6 6

External links

  • 1984 Australian Open on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw