1987 French Open – Women's Singles

1987 French Open – Women's Singles

1987 French Open
Champion   Steffi Graf
Runner-up   Martina Navratilova
Final score   6–4, 4–6, 8–6
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
 < 1986 1988 > 

Chris Evert was the defending champion, but she lost in the semifinals to World No. 1 Martina Navratilova.[1]

World No. 2 Steffi Graf defeated Navratilova, 6–4, 4–6, 8–6, in the final to win her first Grand Slam title.

This tournament also saw another first, with a Grand Slam debut from future World No. 1 and French Open Champion Arantxa Sánchez Vicario.

Seeds

  1. Martina Navratilova (Final)
  2. Steffi Graf (Champion)
  3. Chris Evert (Semifinals)
  4. Hana Mandlíková (Second Round)
  5. Helena Suková (Fourth Round)
  6. Manuela Maleeva (Quarterfinals)
  7. Gabriela Sabatini (Semifinals)
  8. Claudia Kohde-Kilsch (Quarterfinals)
  9. Lori McNeil (First Round)
  10. Kathy Rinaldi (Third Round)
  11. Catarina Lindqvist (Second Round)
  12. Katerina Maleeva (Fourth round)
  13. Mary Joe Fernández (Second Round)
  14. Raffaella Reggi (Quarterfinals)
  15. Sylvia Hanika (Fourth Round)
  16. Melissa Gurney (First Round)

Draw

Key

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1   Martina Navratilova 6 6    
8   Claudia Kohde-Kilsch 1 2    
  1   Martina Navratilova 6 6    
  3   Chris Evert 2 2    
3   Chris Evert 6 6  
  14   Raffaella Reggi 2 2    
    1   Martina Navratilova 4 6 6
  2   Steffi Graf 6 4 8
  7   Gabriela Sabatini 6 6    
    Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 4 0    
  7   Gabriela Sabatini 4 6 5
  2   Steffi Graf 6 4 7  
6   Manuela Maleeva 4 1  
  2   Steffi Graf 6 6    

Top Half

Section 1

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
1   M Navratilova 6 79    
  C Tanvier 3 67       1   M Navratilova 6 2 6  
  A Villagran 6 6       A Villagran 0 6 2  
  J Mundel 0 4         1   M Navratilova 6 6    
  A Dechaume 3 6 3         P Huber 1 1    
  L Van Hille 6 1 6       L Van Hille 3 1  
  P Huber 7 7       P Huber 6 6    
  G Kim 5 5         1   M Navratilova 6 6  
  M Bollegraf 6 6         15   S Hanika 0 2  
  N Jagerman 3 3         M Bollegraf 4 6 3  
  L Garrone 6 6       L Garrone 6 2 6  
  A-M Fernandez 1 2           L Garrone 4 3  
  L Drescher 6 0 1       15   S Hanika 6 6    
  M Perez-Roldan 0 6 6       M Perez-Roldan 2 4  
  N Dias 2 1     15   S Hanika 6 6    
15   S Hanika 6 6    

Section 2

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
10   K Rinaldi 6 6    
  V Nelson-Dunbar 2 1       10   K Rinaldi 3 6 7  
  J Halard 5 77 6     J Halard 6 1 5  
Q   H Fukarková 7 65 2       10   K Rinaldi 1 3    
  I Cueto 6 6           N Tauziat 6 6    
  P Medrado 3 2         I Cueto 2 6 3
  N Tauziat 7 3 6     N Tauziat 6 0 6  
  J Byrne 5 6 3         N Tauziat 1 6 0
  C Bassett 6 6         8   C Kohde-Kilsch 6 3 6
  A Kijimuta 1 3         C Bassett 6 63 6  
  R Maršíková 4 6 6     R Maršíková 2 77 3  
  B Bowes 6 3 2         C Bassett 5 3  
  I Kuczyńska 6 6         8   C Kohde-Kilsch 7 6    
  M Van Nostrand 1 3         I Kuczyńska 2 2  
  P Hy 2 3     8   C Kohde-Kilsch 6 6    
8   C Kohde-Kilsch 6 6    

Section 3

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
3   C Evert 6 6    
  E Pfaff 1 3       3   C Evert 6 7    
  P Tarabini 2 5       I Demongeot 3 5    
  I Demongeot 6 7         3   C Evert 6 6    
  A Devries 4 4           E Krapl 2 0    
  E Krapl 6 6         E Krapl 7 5 6
  V Ruzici 6 6       V Ruzici 5 7 4  
  K Böhmová 3 2         3   C Evert 6 6  
  S Niox-Chateau 2 6 6       12   K Maleeva 3 1  
  E Derly 6 4 2       S Niox-Chateau 4 3    
  K Gompert 64 6 8     K Gompert 6 6    
  E Reinach 77 3 6         K Gompert 66 1  
  M-C Calleja 0 0         12   K Maleeva 78 6    
  B Fulco 6 6         B Fulco 3 6 4
Q   P Barg 2 1     12   K Maleeva 6 2 6  
12   K Maleeva 6 6    

Section 4

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
14   R Reggi 6 6    
LL   C Singer 4 1       14   R Reggi 6 6    
  L Gildemeister 2 4       S Gomer 3 3    
  S Gomer 6 6         14   R Reggi 7 6    
  W Probst 3 0           A Minter 5 2    
  A Minter 6 6         A Minter 77 6  
  E Okagawa 2 1       S Sloane 63 4    
  S Sloane 6 6         14   R Reggi 6 4 6
  C Suire 3 7 6       5   H Suková 3 6 2
  P Etchemendy 6 5 1       G Suire 77 3 0  
  N Zvereva 6 6       N Zvereva 63 6 6  
  M Mesker 2 3           N Zvereva 1 3  
  G Magers 6 6         5   H Suková 6 6    
  D Spence 2 3         G Magers 3 1  
  D Van Rensburg 1 1     5   H Suková 6 6    
5   H Suková 6 6    

Bottom Half

Section 5

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
7   G Sabatini 6 6    
LL   M van der Torre 0 2       7   G Sabatini 6 6    
LL   K Karlsson 6 5 0   Q   L Ferrando 2 4    
Q   L Ferrando 2 7 6       7   G Sabatini 6 2 6  
  C Benjamin 7 6           C Benjamin 0 6 2  
  T Mochizuki 5 3         C Benjamin 6 6  
  M Werdel 2 4       M Laval 0 2    
  M Laval 6 6         7   G Sabatini 6 6  
  T Phelps 6 0 6       Q   K Schimper 4 1  
Q   R Rajchrtová 3 6 4       T Phelps 6 6    
  J Wiesner 6 6       J Wiesner 3 3    
  E Smylie 2 2           T Phelps 79 2 2
  M Lindström 63 2         Q   K Schimper 67 6 6  
Q   K Schimper 77 6       Q   K Schimper 4 6 6
  L Bonder 6 6       L Bonder 6 3 4  
9   L McNeil 3 3    

Section 6

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
16   M Gurney 4 2    
  N Provis 6 6         N Provis 4 4    
  S Mascarin 2 4       B Paulus 6 6    
  B Paulus 6 6           B Paulus 4 2    
  A Croft 6 3 1         A Sánchez Vicario 6 6    
  G Dinu 2 6 6       G Dinu 0 2  
  E Burgin 5 3       A Sánchez Vicario 6 6    
  A Sánchez Vicario 7 6           A Sánchez Vicario 6 6  
  E Minter 5 3           C Karlsson 1 4  
  C Karlsson 7 6         C Karlsson 6 3 9  
  C Porwik 77 6       C Porwik 4 6 7  
  F Bonsignori 64 4           C Karlsson 6 4 7
  N Herreman 6 6           N Herreman 3 6 5  
  L Field 4 2         N Herreman 6 77  
  M Jaušovec 0 0     4   H Mandlíková 4 65    
4   H Mandlíková 6 6    

Section 7

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
6   M Maleeva 3 6 6  
  A-M Cecchini 6 3 3     6   M Maleeva 6 6    
  T Holladay 2 3       D Balestrat 2 0    
  D Balestrat 6 6         6   M Maleeva 5 6 6  
  B Herr 2 4         Q   S Wasserman 7 3 1  
  G Fernández 6 6         G Fernández 3 2  
  H Ter Riet 1 1     Q   S Wasserman 6 6    
Q   S Wasserman 6 6         6   M Maleeva 78 6  
  S Walsh-Pete 2 3           S Rehe 66 1  
  A Kanellopoulou 6 6         A Kanellopoulou 6 0 6  
  R Fairbank 2 3       H Cioffi 1 6 3  
  H Cioffi 6 6           A Kanellopoulou 63 3  
  S Rehe 6 6           S Rehe 77 6    
  A Henricksson 3 2         S Rehe 77 1 6
  K Horvath 6 0 2   13   M J Fernández 64 6 4  
13   M J Fernández 4 6 6  

Section 8

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
11   C Lindqvist 6 77    
  M Paz 0 65       11   C Lindqvist 5 5    
  S Meier 6 0 2     H Kelesi 7 7    
  H Kelesi 2 6 6         H Kelesi 6 6    
  T Scheuer-Larsen 7 6           M Torres 1 3    
  S Goleš 5 2         T Scheuer-Larsen 6 4 3
  K Okamoto 61 0       M Torres 4 6 6  
  M Torres 77 6           H Kelesi 63 2  
  C Nozzoli 4 1         2   S Graf 77 6  
Q   R Zrubáková 6 6       Q   R Zrubáková 3 6 4  
  J Novotná 6 6       J Novotná 6 4 6  
  J Durie 3 1           J Novotná 0 1  
  I Budařová 710 6         2   S Graf 6 6    
LL   G Miró 68 3         I Budařová 1 1  
  C Cserepy 1 1     2   S Graf 6 6    
2   S Graf 6 6    

References

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

External links

  • 1987 French Open on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw