1989 US Open – Women's Singles

1989 US Open – Women's Singles

1989 US Open
Champion   Steffi Graf
Runner-up   Martina Navrátilová
Final score   3–6, 7–5, 6–1
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    mixed
WC Singles    men    women    quad
WC Doubles    men    women    quad
US Open
 < 1988 1990 > 

Steffi Graf defeated Martina Navrátilová 3–6, 7–5, 6–1 in the final to win the women's singles title at the 1989 US Open.

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Steffi Graf is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.
  1. Steffi Graf (Champion)
  2. Martina Navrátilová (Runner-up)
  3. Gabriela Sabatini (Semifinalist)
  4. Chris Evert (Quarterfinalist)
  5. Zina Garrison (Semifinalist)
  6. Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Quarterfinalist)
  7. Manuela Maleeva Fragniere (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Helena Suková (Quarterfinalist)
  1. Pam Shriver (First round)
  2. Mary Joe Fernández (First round)
  3. Jana Novotná (Second round)
  4. Monica Seles (Fourth round)
  5. Natalia Zvereva (Fourth round)
  6. Katerina Maleeva (Second round)
  7. Conchita Martínez (Fourth round)
  8. Hana Mandlíková (Third round)

Draw

Key

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

Final Eight

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1   Steffi Graf 6 6    
8   Helena Suková 1 1    
  1   Steffi Graf 3 6 6  
  3   Gabriela Sabatini 6 4 2  
3   Gabriela Sabatini 3 6 6
  6   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6 4 1  
    1   Steffi Graf 3 7 6
  2   Martina Navratilova 6 5 1
  5   Zina Garrison 77 6    
4   Chris Evert 61 2    
  5   Zina Garrison 64 2  
  2   Martina Navratilova 77 6    
7   Manuela Maleeva Fragniere 0 0  
  2   Martina Navratilova 6 6    

Earlier rounds

Section 1

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
1   Steffi Graf 6 6    
  Etsuko Inoue 3 1       1   Graf 6 6    
Q   Nathalie Herreman 6 6     Q   Herreman 1 1    
  Claudia Kohde-Kilsch 4 0         1   Graf 6 6    
  Terry Phelps 2 6 6         Phelps 1 1    
  Judith Wiesner 6 2 4       Phelps 1 6 6
  Robin White 6 6       R. White 6 4 3  
  Amy Frazier 2 1         1   Graf 6 6  
  Andrea Temesvári 6 6           Fairbank Nideffer 4 0  
  Linda Harvey-Wild 1 4         Temesvári 6 6    
LL   Florencia Labat 6 3 77   LL   Labat 2 1    
  Catarina Lindqvist 1 6 62         Temesvári 6 4 3
  Rosalyn Fairbank Nideffer 6 6           Fairbank Nideffer 4 6 6  
  Mareen "Peanut" Louie Harper 3 4         Fairbank Nideffer 6 62 6
14   Katerina Maleeva 6 6     14   K. Maleeva 4 77 3  
  Ann Devries 4 1    

Section 2

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
  Larisa Savchenko Neiland 6 6    
9   Pam Shriver 2 3         Savchenko Neiland 1 7 6  
  Nicole Muns-Jagerman 6 6       Jagerman 6 5 1  
  Katrina Adams 4 1           Savchenko Neiland 3 6 6  
  Halle Cioffi 6 6           Cioffi 6 3 1  
  Rachel McQuillan 0 1         Cioffi 6 6  
  Jill Hetherington 6 6       Hetherington 2 4    
  Anna-Maria Cecchini 0 3           Savchenko Neiland 6 1 2
  Beverly Bowes 6 6         8   Suková 4 6 6
  Rene Simpson 4 3         Bowes 4 2    
  Anne Minter 6 6       Minter 6 6    
  Catherine Tanvier 2 3           Minter 6 2 1
  Gretchen Magers 6 6         8   Suková 1 6 6  
  Carling Bassett-Seguso 1 2         Magers 2 77 2
8   Helena Suková 6 6     8   Suková 6 63 6  
  Petra Langrová 3 4    

Section 3

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
3   Gabriela Sabatini 6 6    
  Claudia Porwik 1 2       3   Sabatini 6 6    
  Cathy Caverzasio 6 6       Caverzasio 3 2    
  Mary-Lou Daniels 3 4         3   Sabatini 6 6    
  Betsy Nagelsen 5 6 6         Meskhi 2 0    
  Raffaella Reggi 7 4 3       Nagelsen 3 1  
  Leila Meskhi 6 77       Meskhi 6 6    
  Karine Quentrec 2 65         3   Sabatini 6 6  
  Laura Gildemeister 77 7         15   Martínez 1 1  
  Nicole Provis 65 5         Gildemeister 2 4    
  Sylvia Hanika 6 77       Hanika 6 6    
  Louise Field 4 62           Hanika 5 1  
Q   Sophie Amiach 6 6         15   Martínez 7 6    
  Hu Na 2 3       Q   Amiach 3 4  
15   Conchita Martínez 6 6     15   Martínez 6 6    
  Sandra Birch 3 2    

Section 4

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
11   Jana Novotná 7 6    
  Meredith McGrath 5 2       11   Novotná 6 3 2  
  Barbara Paulus 6 7       Paulus 3 6 6  
  Laura Lapi 3 5           Paulus 6 4 6  
  Susan Sloane 6 7           Sloane 4 6 2  
  Laura Garrone 2 5         Sloane 6 6  
  Manon Bollegraf 6 2 6     Bollegraf 4 2    
  Molly Van Nostrand 2 6 4         Paulus 2 2  
Q   Laxmi Poruri 610 6 6       6   Sánchez Vicario 6 6  
  Carrie Cunningham 712 3 1     Q   Poruri 1 4    
  Sandra Wasserman 77 2       Wasserman 6 6    
  Helen Kelesi 61 0 r.         Wasserman 1 6 4
  Cammy Macgregor 6 3 78       6   Sánchez Vicario 6 2 6  
  Jana Pospíšilová 2 6 66       Macgregor 1 3  
6   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6 6     6   Sánchez Vicario 6 6    
  Jo-Anne Faull 3 1    

Section 5

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
5   Zina Garrison 6 6    
  Radomira Zrubáková 2 1       5   Garrison 7 6    
  Gigi Fernández 6 6       G Fernández 5 4    
  Amanda Coetzer 3 3         5   Garrison 6 7    
  Elizabeth Sayers Smylie 7 6           Fendick 3 5    
  Kumiko Okamoto 5 3         Sayers Smylie 6 2 4
  Patty Fendick 6 6       Fendick 3 6 6  
  Janine Tremelling 1 4         5   Garrison 6 77  
  Tine Scheuer-Larsen 6 65 77         Faber 4 64  
  Louise Allen 4 77 60       Scheuer-Larsen 3 0    
  Donna Faber 6 6       Faber 6 6    
  Jenny Byrne 1 0           Faber 6 3 6
  Laura Golarsa 6 6         16   Mandlíková 2 6 1  
  Barbara Romano 4 4         Golarsa 60 6 1
16   Hana Mandlíková 6 4 77   16   Mandlíková 77 0 6  
  Eva Pfaff 1 6 60  

Section 6

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
12   Monica Seles 4 6 6  
  Ann Henricksson 6 2 2     12   Seles 7 6    
  Anne Smith 6 6       Smith 5 2    
  Kimiko Date 3 0         12   Seles 77 6    
  Stacey Martin 6 6           Stafford 63 2    
  Mercedes Paz 2 3         Martin 7 4 4
  Shaun Stafford 6 6       Stafford 5 6 6  
  Kimberly Kessaris 2 3         12   Seles 0 2  
  Patricia Tarabini 7 6         4   Evert 6 6  
  Brenda Schultz McCarthy 5 2         Tarabini 6 6    
  Angelika Kanellopoulou 6 1 6     Kanellopoulou 2 3    
  Sara Gomer 4 6 3         Tarabini 2 4  
  Elise Burgin 7 6         4   Evert 6 6    
  Lori McNeil 5 4         Burgin 4 1  
4   Chris Evert 6 6     4   Evert 6 6    
  Bettina Fulco 4 2    

Section 7

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
7   Manuela Maleeva Fragniere 6 6    
  Marianne Werdel 4 3       7   M. Maleeva Fragniere 5 6 5  
  Isabel Cueto 6 7       Cueto 7 3 3r.  
Q   Lisa Raymond 4 5         7   M. Maleeva Fragniere 6 6    
  Kathy Rinaldi 7 6           Tauziat 1 3    
  Jo Durie 5 3         Rinaldi 2 1  
  Nathalie Tauziat 6 6       Tauziat 6 6    
  Andrea Farley 1 3         7   M. Maleeva Fragniere 6 6  
  Tami Whitlinger 6 6         13   Zvereva 2 0  
  Jennifer Santrock 0 4         Whitlinger 6 6    
  Beth Herr 6 6       Herr 3 0    
  Akiko Kijimuta 2 0           Whitlinger 0 2  
  Linda Ferrando 6 7         13   Zvereva 6 6    
  Isabelle Demongeot 0 5         Ferrando 3 4  
13   Natalia Zvereva 1 6 77   13   Zvereva 6 6    
Q   Pascale Paradis 6 4 65  

Section 8

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
  Wendy White 6 6    
10   Mary Joe Fernandez 4 3         W. White 6 2 4  
  Regina Rajchrtová 6 77       Rajchrtová 2 6 6  
  Eva Krapl 3 65           Rajchrtová 2 6 6  
  Ann Grossman 6 6           Benjamin 6 3 2  
  Dianne Van Rensburg 4 1         Grossman 2 6 3
  Camille Benjamin 6 6       Benjamin 6 1 6  
  Andrea Vieira 2 2           Rajchrtová 2 0  
  Elna Reinach 7 6         2   Navratilova 6 6  
Q   Sandy Collins 5 2         Reinach 3 4    
  Sabrina Goleš 6 7       Goleš 6 6    
  Ronni Reis 3 5           Goleš 4 0  
Q   Julie Halard 6 77         2   Navratilova 6 6    
  Martina Pawlik 2 64       Q   Halard 1 0  
2   Martina Navratilova 6 6     2   Navratilova 6 6    
Q   Ei Iida 0 2    

Match Summaries

Final

Semi-Finals

Early Rounds

  • Sept 3, 1989 - Chris Evert defeats a 15-year-old Monica Seles for her 101st and last U.S. Open singles victory.
  • Sept 5, 1989 - Chris Evert is defeated by Zina Garrison in Evert's last U.S. Open match.[1]

References

  1. ^ "This day in US Open History".  

External links

  • 1989 US Open on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw