1990 US Open – Women's Singles

1990 US Open – Women's Singles

Women's Singles
1990 US Open
Champion Gabriela Sabatini
Runner-up Steffi Graf
Final score 6–2, 7–6(7–4)

Steffi Graf was the two-time defending champion, but she was defeated in the final by her rival Gabriela Sabatini, in what was a rematch of the 1988 US Open final and the 1989 US Open top half semifinal. It also proved to be the first and only time Sabatini would defeat Graf in Grand Slam competition.

This was Sabatini's only Grand Slam singles title, despite reaching eighteen semifinals throughout her career.

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Sabatini is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. Steffi Graf (Final)
  2. Martina Navratilova (Fourth Round)
  3. Monica Seles (Third Round)
  4. Zina Garrison-Jackson (Quarterfinals)
  5. Gabriela Sabatini (Champion)
  6. Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Semifinals)
  7. Katerina Maleeva (Fourth Round)
  8. Mary Joe Fernández (Semifinals)
  9. Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere (Quarterfinals)
  10. Conchita Martínez (Third Round)
  11. Helena Suková (Fourth Round)
  12. Jana Novotná (Quarterfinals)
  13. Jennifer Capriati (Fourth Round)
  14. Natasha Zvereva (Second Round)
  15. Judith Wiesner (Fourth Round)
  16. Barbara Paulus (Fourth Round)

Draw

Key

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1   Steffi Graf 6 6    
12   Jana Novotná 3 1    
  1   Steffi Graf 6 6    
  6   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 1 2    
4   Zina Garrison-Jackson 2 2  
  6   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6 6    
    1   Steffi Graf 2 64  
  5   Gabriela Sabatini 6 77  
  5   Gabriela Sabatini 77 6    
    Leila Meskhi 65 4    
  5   Gabriela Sabatini 7 5 6
  8   Mary Joe Fernandez 5 7 3  
8   Mary Joe Fernandez 6 2 6
  9   Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere 2 6 1  

Top Half

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 S Graf 6 6
Q M Drake 1 1 1 S Graf 6 6
L Harvey-Wild 65 5 R McQuillan 1 3
R McQuillan 77 7 1 S Graf 6 3 6
A Dechaume 6 6 E Reinach 4 6 1
F Bonsignori 2 1 A Dechaume 3 0
S Hack 1 2 E Reinach 6 6
E Reinach 6 6 1 S Graf 6 6
G Magers 2 1 13 J Capriati 1 2
M Bollegraf 6 6 M Bollegraf 6 1 5
M Strandlund 4 6 6 M Strandlund 4 6 7
B Bowes 6 1 2 M Strandlund 1 4
P Hy 6 6 13 J Capriati 6 6
L Golarsa 3 3 P Hy 3 1
A Huber 5 5 13 J Capriati 6 6
13 J Capriati 7 7

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
12 J Novotná 6 6
L Lapi 3 1 12 J Novotná 6 6
F Labat 4 6 3 K Rinaldi 4 3
K Rinaldi 6 4 6 12 J Novotná 6 6
L Gildemeister 7 6 L Gildemeister 3 1
M McGrath 5 3 L Gildemeister 7 6
N Sawamatsu 6 6 N Sawamatsu 5 3
P Tarabini 1 3 12 J Novotná 6 6
N Herreman 1 6 65 7 K Maleeva 4 2
R Reggi 6 4 77 R Reggi 6 6
S Wasserman 1 6 6 S Wasserman 2 2
Q A Farley 6 3 3 R Reggi 4 0
L Raymond 2 3 7 K Maleeva 6 6
Q K Kschwendt 6 6 Q K Kschwendt 5 1
M Maleeva 3 1 7 K Maleeva 7 6
7 K Maleeva 6 6

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 Z Garrison-Jackson 6 6
B Reinstadler 1 3 4 Z Garrison-Jackson 6 6
D Faber 3 2 A Gavaldón 4 0
A Gavaldón 6 6 4 Z Garrison-Jackson 6 6
J Santrock 1 1 S Meier 4 3
M Javer 6 6 M Javer 5 5
S Meier 6 2 5 S Meier 7 7
C Porwik 4 6 2r 4 Z Garrison-Jackson 6 7
C Dahlman 5 2 N Tauziat 1 5
N Tauziat 7 6 N Tauziat 6 4 6
E Zardo 6 4 6 E Zardo 4 6 2
C Caverzasio 1 6 1 N Tauziat 6 6
E Burgin 4 6 4 10 C Martínez 2 1
C Bartos 6 4 6 C Bartos 0 4
M Werdel 6 5 2 10 C Martínez 6 6
10 C Martínez 2 7 6

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
16 B Paulus 7 6
E Smylie 5 1 16 B Paulus 6 4 6
L McNeil 6 6 L McNeil 2 6 4
A Keller 4 3 16 B Paulus 6 6
M Louie-Harper 6 4 4 A Grossman 4 3
A Grossman 2 6 6 A Grossman 6 6
B Cordwell 6 77 B Cordwell 2 3
K Adams 3 62 16 B Paulus 4 3
R Zrubáková 7 6 6 A Sánchez Vicario 6 6
T Whitlinger 5 2 R Zrubáková 2 3
P Fendick 65 6 7 P Fendick 6 6
M Kidowaki 77 4 5 P Fendick 2 1
C Kuhlman 6 6 6 A Sánchez Vicario 6 6
C Rubin 2 4 C Kuhlman 1 2
N Provis 0 3 6 A Sánchez Vicario 6 6
6 A Sánchez Vicario 6 6

Bottom Half

Section 5

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 G Sabatini 6 6
K Jordan 1 1 5 G Sabatini 6 6
I Demongeot 6 6 I Demongeot 1 1
Q S Collins 3 3 5 G Sabatini 6 6
C Lindqvist 4 78 4 S Appelmans 2 4
S Appelmans 6 66 6 S Appelmans 6 6
A Leand 0 2 W Probst 4 4
W Probst 6 6 5 G Sabatini 6 6
A Coetzer 5 6 3 11 H Suková 2 1
H Kelesi 7 4 6 H Kelesi 6 3 5
S Stafford 6 6 S Stafford 4 6 7
A Minter 1 3 S Stafford 5 1
G Fernández 4 65 11 H Suková 7 6
L Garrone 6 77 L Garrone 3 0
J Durie 6 63 65 11 H Suková 6 6
11 H Suková 1 77 77

Section 6

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
14 N Zvereva 6
K Quentrec 1r 14 N Zvereva 4 0
L Meskhi 6 6 L Meskhi 6 6
LL A Kijimuta 4 2 L Meskhi 6 4 77
J Pospíšilová 3 1 K Piccolini 2 6 62
A-M Cecchini 6 6 A-M Cecchini 6 5 4
A Kanellopoulou 63 3 K Piccolini 4 7 6
K Piccolini 77 6 L Meskhi 77 6
C Benjamin 62 6 6 L Ferrando 64 1
N Miyagi 77 3 2 C Benjamin 63 2
L Ferrando 6 2 77 L Ferrando 77 6
M Paz 4 6 62 L Ferrando 1 6 77
P Langrová 6 1 2 3 M Seles 6 1 63
R Fairbank-Nideffer 3 6 6 R Fairbank-Nideffer 2 2
E Pampoulova 0 0 3 M Seles 6 6
3 M Seles 6 6

Section 7

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 MJ Fernandez 6 6
A Henricksson 1 1 8 MJ Fernandez 6 6
Q M Oremans 6 3 6 Q M Oremans 4 1
S Martin 3 6 2 8 MJ Fernandez 6 6
B Schultz 2 4 R White 1 2
J Halard 6 6 J Halard 4 3
R White 4 6 6 R White 6 6
A Temesvári 6 0 2 8 MJ Fernandez 6 6
R Rajchrtová 3 6 3 15 J Wiesner 3 2
L Neiland 6 1 6 L Neiland 6 6
W White-Prausa 1 6 3 C Cunningham 4 4
C Cunningham 6 1 6 L Neiland 1 3
C Macgregor 0 3 15 J Wiesner 6 6
K Date 6 6 K Date 65 1
M-L Daniels 3 1 15 J Wiesner 77 6
15 J Wiesner 6 6

Section 8

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
9 M Maleeva-Fragniere 6 6
A Frazier 1 3 9 M Maleeva-Fragniere 6 6
D Graham 6 6 D Graham 0 2
Q E Rossides 4 0 9 M Maleeva-Fragniere 6 6
S Hanika 6 1 6 D Van Rensburg 1 0
B Fulco 3 6 4 S Hanika 3 6 3
D Van Rensburg 6 6 D Van Rensburg 6 3 6
E Švíglerová 3 1 9 M Maleeva-Fragniere 7 3 6
S Sloane 68 3 2 M Navratilova 5 6 3
H Cioffi 710 6 H Cioffi 7 6
T Phelps 4 2 N Medvedeva 5 2
N Medvedeva 6 6 H Cioffi 2 2
Q R Baranski 0 0 2 M Navratilova 6 6
Q C Wood 6 6 Q C Wood 0 4
F Haumuller 4 0 2 M Navratilova 6 6
2 M Navratilova 6 6

External links

  • 1990 US Open on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw