1991 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

1991 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

1991 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   Steffi Graf
Runner-up   Gabriela Sabatini
Final score   6–4, 3–6, 8–6
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1990 1992 > 

Steffi Graf defeated Gabriela Sabatini 6–4, 3–6, 8–6 in the final to win the Ladies' Singles title at the 1991 Wimbledon Championships. After splitting the first two sets, Sabatini served twice for the title, and was two points away from her second Grand Slam win before Steffi Graf rallied. With the victory, Steffi Graf captured her third Wimbledon Singles Championship. It also proved to be Sabatini's third and final appearance in a Grand Slam final.

Contents

  • Seeds 1
  • Draw 2
    • Key 2.1
    • Finals 2.2
    • Earlier rounds 2.3
      • Section 1 2.3.1
      • Section 2 2.3.2
      • Section 3 2.3.3
      • Section 4 2.3.4
      • Section 5 2.3.5
      • Section 6 2.3.6
      • Section 7 2.3.7
      • Section 8 2.3.8
  • External links 3
  • References 4

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. Gabriela Sabatini (Finalist)
  3. Martina Navratilova (Quarterfinalist)
  4. Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (Quarterfinalist)
  5. Mary Joe Fernandez (Semifinalist)
  6. Jana Novotná (Second round)
  7. Zina Garrison (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Katerina Maleeva (Fourth round)
  1. Jennifer Capriati (Semifinalist)
  2. Helena Suková (First round)
  3. Nathalie Tauziat (Fourth round)
  4. Natalia Zvereva (Second round)
  5. Anke Huber (Fourth round)
  6. Amy Frazier (Fourth round)
  7. Anna-Maria Cecchini (First round)
  8. Judith Wiesner (Fourth round)

The original no.1 seed was Miss M.Seles (YUG) who withdrew before the tournament draw was made. The seeds numbered 2-15 all rose one place and a new no.16 was added.[1]

Draw

Key

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

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1   Steffi Graf 6 6    
7   Zina Garrison 1 3    
  1   Steffi Graf 6 6    
  5   Mary Joe Fernandez 2 4    
4   Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 2 5  
  5   Mary Joe Fernandez 6 7    
    1   Steffi Graf 6 3 8
  2   Gabriela Sabatini 4 6 6
  9   Jennifer Capriati 6 7    
3   Martina Navratilova 4 5    
  9   Jennifer Capriati 4 4  
  2   Gabriela Sabatini 6 6    
    Laura Gildemeister 2 1  
  2   Gabriela Sabatini 6 6    

Earlier rounds

Section 1

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
1   Graf 6 6    
  Appelmans 2 2       1   Graf 6 6    
  Louie-Harper 6 6       Louie-Harper 0 1    
  Porwik 4 1         1   Graf 6 6    
  Herreman 7 6           Basuki 2 3    
  Rinaldi 5 2         Herreman 4 4  
  Basuki 6 7       Basuki 6 6    
  Henricksson 4 6         1   Graf 6 6  
  Halard 6 2 6       14   Frazier 2 1  
LL   Toleafoa 1 6 3       Halard 2 4    
  Werdel 6 6       Werdel 6 6    
  Graham 3 2           Werdel 2 1  
  White 6 6         14   Frazier 6 6    
  Bonsignori 1 1         White 5 4  
14   Frazier 7 6     14   Frazier 7 6    
  Kschwendt 6 4    

Section 2

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
13   Huber 6 6    
  Martinek 1 2       13   Huber 6 6    
  Whitlinger 6 6       Whitlinger 2 1    
  Maleeva 1 3         13   Huber 6 6 6  
  Bollegraf 6 6           Bollegraf 3 7 0  
WC   Humphreys-Davies 4 4         Bollegraf 6 5 6
  Durie 6 6       Durie 3 7 3  
  Kelesi 3 2         13   Huber 6 3 0
  Zardo 6 6         7   Garrison 4 6 6
  Miyagi 0 3         Zardo 4 4    
  Strandlund 6 7       Strandlund 6 6    
  Hiraki 2 6           Strandlund 3 3  
  Pampoulova 2 6 6       7   Garrison 6 6    
WC   Borneo 6 3 4       Pampoulova 3 1  
7   Garrison 6 6     7   Garrison 6 6    
  Gomer 3 3    

Section 3

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
4   Sánchez Vicario 6 6    
  Rittner 1 2       4   Sánchez Vicario 6 6    
  Coetzer 7 6       Coetzer 4 1    
  Romano 6 2         4   Sánchez Vicario 6 6    
  McNeil 6 7           McNeil 2 4    
  Langrová 4 5         McNeil 3 6 6
  Sawamatsu 6 6       Sawamatsu 6 2 2  
  Bartos 2 2         4   Sánchez Vicario 7 3 6
LL   Faull 6 6           Minter 5 6 1
  Godridge 0 2       LL   Faull 3 2    
  Minter 6 6       Minter 6 6    
  Martin 4 0           Minter 6 6  
  Faber 6 6 6         Fernández 3 3    
  Caverzasio 3 7 2       Faber 5 5  
  Fernández 4 6 6     Fernández 7 7    
10   Suková 6 1 4  

Section 4

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
16   Wiesner 6 6    
  Cioffi 1 2       16   Wiesner 6 6    
  Savchenko-Neiland 6 6 8     Savchenko-Neiland 3 0    
  Temesvári 2 7 6       16   Wiesner 3 7 6  
  Kohde-Kilsch 6 6           Kohde-Kilsch 6 5 1  
WC   Griffiths 1 3         Kohde-Kilsch 7 6  
Q   Jagerman 7 6     Q   Jagerman 6 2    
Q   Oremans 5 4         16   Wiesner 0 5  
  Shriver 6 7         5   Fernandez 6 7  
  Leand 0 5         Shriver 6 6    
  Fulco 3 6 6     Fulco 0 3    
  de Lone 6 2 4         Shriver 3 5  
  Keller 7 6         5   Fernandez 6 7    
  Golarsa 5 3         Keller 6 1  
5   Fernandez 6 6     5   Fernandez 7 6    
Q   Kamstra 2 4    

Section 5

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
6   Novotná 6 6    
LL   Pratt 3 0       6   Novotná 6 6 4  
  Schultz 6 6       Schultz 4 7 6  
  Reinstadler 3 0           Schultz 5 6 7  
  Brioukhovets 6 6           Brioukhovets 7 4 5  
  Nagelsen 2 1         Brioukhovets 7 6  
  Provis 3 6 6     Provis 6 4    
  Smith 6 4 2         Schultz 6 1 1
  Probst 7 7         9   Capriati 3 6 6
  Sviglerova 6 5         Probst 7 6    
Q   Callens 7 2 7   Q   Callens 6 3    
  van Lottum 6 6 5         Probst 3 6 3
  Zrubáková 7 6         9   Capriati 6 1 6  
  McQuillan 6 2         Zrubáková 2 3  
9   Capriati 6 7     9   Capriati 6 6    
  Stafford 0 5    

Section 6

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
  Smylie 6 3 6  
15   Cecchini 3 6 1       Smylie 6 6    
Q   Suire 6 6     Q   Suire 3 4    
  Sloane 2 2           Smylie 1 6    
  Lindqvist 6 6           Lindqvist 6 7    
Q   Demongeot 1 0         Lindqvist 6 6  
  Habšudová 6 6       Habšudová 3 2    
  Dahlman 3 2           Lindqvist 1 3  
  Kidowaki 1 7 6       3   Navratilova 6 6  
WC   Bentley 6 5 1       Kidowaki 4 3    
  Garrone 6 7       Garrone 6 6    
  Magers 4 6           Garrone 2 2  
WC   Grunfeld 6 6         3   Navratilova 6 6    
  Dechaume 4 4       WC   Grunfeld 3 1  
3   Navratilova 4 6 6   3   Navratilova 6 6    
  Reinach 6 2 4  

Section 7

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
8   Maleeva 7 6    
WC   Salmon 5 3       8   Maleeva 6 6    
  Grossman 6 6       Grossman 4 4    
WC   Hand 0 4         8   Maleeva 6 6    
  Hy 6 3 6         Hy 3 4    
  Fairbank-Nideffer 2 6 0       Hy 4 6 6
  Paradis-Mangon 6 6       Paradis-Mangon 6 4 2  
Q   Radford 3 2         8   Maleeva 6 2 3
  de Swardt 6 3 6         Gildemeister 3 6 6
  Rehe 3 6 4       de Swardt 4 1    
  Gildemeister 6 6       Gildemeister 6 6    
  Wood 4 4           Gildemeister 2    
  Harvey-Wild 6 6           Harvey-Wild 2 r.    
  Bonder-Kreiss 4 2         Harvey-Wild 6 6  
12   Zvereva 7 6     12   Zvereva 4 1    
  Tessi 6 4    

Section 8

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
11   Tauziat 6 7    
  Rajchrtová 4 5       11   Tauziat 3 6 6  
  Kijimuta 6 6       Kijimuta 6 2 2  
  Paz 1 3         11   Tauziat 6 6    
  Fendick 7 4 6         Ferrando 1 1    
LL   Hetherington 6 6 1       Fendick 6 1 5
  Ferrando 6 3 6     Ferrando 4 6 7  
LL   Date 4 6 2       11   Tauziat 6 3  
  Cunningham 7 6         2   Sabatini 7 6  
  Helgeson 6 4         Cunningham 1 3    
  Strnadová 6 7       Strnadová 6 6    
WC   Loosemore 4 5           Strnadová 1 3  
  Quentrec 6 6         2   Sabatini 6 6    
Q   Stubbs 2 2         Quentrec 4 2  
2   Sabatini 6 6     2   Sabatini 6 6    
  Javer 4 0    

External links

  • 1991 Wimbledon Championships on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw

References

  1. ^ Wimbledon: The Official History of the Championships. Barrett, John. Collins Willow 2011 ISBN 0-00-711707-8