1988 Australian Open – Women's Singles

1988 Australian Open – Women's Singles

Women's Singles
1988 Australian Open
Champion Steffi Graf
Runner-up Chris Evert
Final score 6–1, 7–6(7–3)

Hana Mandlíková was the defending champion, but was defeated by Steffi Graf in the quarterfinals. Graf ended up winning the tournament, defeating Chris Evert in the final, 6–1, 7–6(7–3). This was Graf's first step towards completing the first and so far only calendar year Golden Slam.

Seeds

  1. Steffi Graf (Champion)
  2. Martina Navrátilová (Semifinals)
  3. Chris Evert (Final)
  4. Pam Shriver (Fourth Round)
  5. Hana Mandlíková (Quarterfinals)
  6. Helena Suková (Quarterfinals)
  7. Zina Garrison (Second Round)
  8. Claudia Kohde-Kilsch (Semifinals)
  9. Lori McNeil (Fourth Round)
  10. Barbara Potter (Fourth Round)
  11. Sylvia Hanika (Fourth Round)
  12. Bettina Bunge (Withdrew due to knee injury)
  13. Catarina Lindqvist (Fourth Round)
  14. Dianne Balestrat (First Round)
  15. Wendy Turnbull (Withdrew)
  16. Elizabeth Smylie (First Round)

Bunge's position in the draw was taken over by lucky loser, Katie Rickett; Turnbull was replaced by lucky loser Jill Smoller

Draw

Key

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1   Steffi Graf 6 6    
5   Hana Mandlíková 2 2    
  1   Steffi Graf 6 6    
  8   Claudia Kohde-Kilsch 2 3    
    Anne Minter 2 4  
  8   Claudia Kohde-Kilsch 6 6    
    1   Steffi Graf 6 77  
  3   Chris Evert 1 63  
      Claudia Porwik 3 1    
3   Chris Evert 6 6    
  3   Chris Evert 6 7  
  2   Martina Navrátilová 2 5    
6   Helena Suková 4 63  
  2   Martina Navrátilová 6 77    

Top Half

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 S Graf 6 6
A Jonsson 3 1 1 S Graf 6 6
WC C Thompson 0 6 4 J Tremelling 0 1
J Tremelling 6 4 6 1 S Graf 6 6
Q P Jung 3 6 3 C Macgregor 1 2
M Javer 6 4 6 M Javer 4 4
S Walsh-Pete 0 0 C Macgregor 6 6
C Macgregor 6 6 1 S Graf 6 7
R White 77 6 13 C Lindqvist 0 5
WC R McQuillan 63 3 R White 6 6
K Steinmetz 4 78 3 Q L Bartlett 1 3
Q L Bartlett 6 66 6 R White 1 4
A Henricksson 4 6 10 13 C Lindqvist 6 6
B Nagelsen 6 1 8 A Henricksson 2 2
Q J Fuchs 4 1 13 C Lindqvist 6 6
13 C Lindqvist 6 6

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
9 L McNeil 6 6
D-A Hansel 2 1 9 L McNeil 6 6
WC X Adams 0 2 M Bollegraf 4 0
M Bollegraf 6 6 9 L McNeil 6 6
LL P Moreno 6 6 J Byrne 4 2
M van der Torre 3 2 LL P Moreno 2 77 4
J Byrne 6 63 6 J Byrne 6 65 6
S Niox-Chateau 4 77 1 9 L McNeil 2 4
WC M Bowrey 2 0 5 H Mandlíková 6 6
C Tanvier 6 6 C Tanvier 4 6 6
J Salmon 4 2 J Durie 6 3 3
J Durie 6 6 C Tanvier 4 3
Q S Loosemore 4 66 5 H Mandlíková 6 6
H Ter Riet 6 78 H Ter Riet 1 1
M Jaušovec 4 1 5 H Mandlíková 6 6
5 H Mandlíková 6 6

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 P Shriver 6 6
E Pfaff 1 3 4 P Shriver 7 6
R Fairbank 6 6 R Fairbank 5 0
Y Koizumi 2 0 4 P Shriver 6 6
M Yanagi 1 1 N Jagerman 3 3
J Halard 6 6 J Halard 1 5
A Tobin-Dingwall 2 5 N Jagerman 6 7
N Jagerman 6 7 4 P Shriver 2 4
L O'Neill 2 6 8 A Minter 6 6
O Tsarbopoulou 6 2 6 L O'Neill 2 4
WC K Deed 3 1 A Minter 6 6
A Minter 6 6 A Minter 6 6
Q J Goodling 3 0 C Christian 1 4
C Christian 6 6 C Christian 6 6
M-C Damas 6 6 M-C Damas 2 4
LL K Rickett 3 0

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
LL J Smoller 61 0
R Zrubáková 77 6 R Zrubáková 6 6
P Smith 5 2 E Galphin 1 1
E Galphin 7 6 R Zrubáková 6 6
M Laval 64 0 E Okagawa 0 0
E Okagawa 77 6 E Okagawa 6 6
C Reynolds 6 77 C Reynolds 4 4
M-C Calleja 0 65 R Zrubáková 6 0 3
P Casale 3 0 8 C Kohde-Kilsch 3 6 6
M Brown 6 6 M Brown 61 6 6
WC A Scott 6 1 4 M Jaggard 77 4 1
M Jaggard 3 6 6 M Brown 2 1
WC J-A Faull 6 77 8 C Kohde-Kilsch 6 6
S Mascarin 2 64 WC J-A Faull 2 4
W Probst 6 2 0 8 C Kohde-Kilsch 6 6
8 C Kohde-Kilsch 3 6 6

Bottom Half

Section 5

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 Z Garrison 6 6
S Faulkner 0 0 7 Z Garrison 6 3 4
A Frazier 6 2 2 E Krapl 3 6 6
E Krapl 3 6 6 E Krapl 2 63
V Nelson-Dunbar 4 2 C Porwik 6 77
C Porwik 6 6 C Porwik 4 6 13
P Hy 61 2 C Macgregor 6 2 11
C Macgregor 77 6 C Porwik 77 7
A Nishiya 6 7 10 B Potter 63 5
P Paradis 4 5 A Nishiya 1 2
E Inoue 77 6 E Inoue 6 6
J Novotná 64 4 E Inoue 3 2
A Schwartz 6 6 10 B Potter 6 6
LL S Norris 1 2 A Schwartz 3 1
C Wood 3 66 10 B Potter 6 6
10 B Potter 6 78

Section 6

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
16 E Smylie 1 3
H Ludloff 6 6 H Ludloff 65 3
L Antonoplis 6 77 L Antonoplis 77 6
A Croft 4 64 L Antonoplis 6 1 7
J Hetherington 2 6 1 C Cohen 4 6 9
C Cohen 6 1 6 C Cohen 64 7 11
C Suire 4 6 7 C Suire 77 5 9
Q E Iida 6 1 5 C Cohen 1 1
LL S Savides 3 1 3 C Evert 6 6
S Wasserman 6 6 S Wasserman 63 0
P Fendick 77 7 P Fendick 77 6
P Barg 65 5 P Fendick 6 1 1
T Mochizuki 4 6 4 3 C Evert 4 6 6
B Bowes 6 1 6 B Bowes 0 1
G Magers 4 0 3 C Evert 6 6
3 C Evert 6 6

Section 7

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6 H Suková 6 6
J Golder 2 2 6 H Suková 6 6
E Derly 63 1 L Field 4 3
L Field 77 6 6 H Suková 6 6
A Devries 2 6 6 M Lindström 2 3
Q T Catlin 6 0 1 A Devries 4 1
M Lindström 6 6 M Lindström 6 6
C Bakkum 1 3 6 H Suková 77 6
S McCann 6 6 B Cordwell 64 3
B Schultz 3 2 S McCann 2 2
C Jolissaint 1 77 0 B Cordwell 6 6
B Cordwell 6 65 6 B Cordwell 6 5 6
N Provis 6 6 N Provis 3 7 2
V Lake 3 2 N Provis 6 6
Q W Wood 6 4 8 Q W Wood 3 2
14 D Balestrat 2 6 6

Section 8

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
11 S Hanika 3 6 6
S Gomer 6 4 1 11 S Hanika 6 6
M Werdel 6 6 M Werdel 4 2
K Adams 4 1 11 S Hanika 6 6
K Okamoto 5 2 L-A Eldredge 4 1
J Richardson 7 6 J Richardson 62 4
C Benjamin 4 2 L-A Eldredge 77 6
L-A Eldredge 6 6 11 S Hanika 4 0
A Kijimuta 77 6 2 M Navrátilová 6 6
P Vasquez 60 1 A Kijimuta 2 77 6
S Collins 65 6 6 S Collins 6 65 2
M Mesker 77 4 3 A Kijimuta 6 2 2
A-M Fernandez 79 6 2 M Navrátilová 4 6 6
WC K Radford 67 3 A-M Fernandez 1 0
E Minter 3 0 2 M Navrátilová 6 6
2 M Navrátilová 6 6

External links

  • 1988 Australian Open on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw