Steffi Graf career statistics

Steffi Graf career statistics

Career finals
Discipline Type Won Lost Total WR
Singles Grand Slam 22 9 31 .71
Summer Olympics 1 1 2 .67
Year-End Championships 5 1 12 .83
WTA Premier Mandatory* 16 6 22 .72
WTA Tour 62 8 70 .89
Total 107 25 132 .81
Doubles Grand Slam 1 3 4 .25
Summer Olympics
Year-End Championships
WTA Premier Mandatory* 1 0 1 1.00
WTA Tour 9 4 13 .70
Total 11 7 18 .61
Mixed doubles Grand Slam
Total
Total
1) WR = winning rate
2) * formerly known as "Tier I" tournaments.

This is a list of the main career statistics of professional tennis player Steffi Graf.

Major finals

Grand Slam finals

Singles: 31 finals (22 titles, 9 runner-ups)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Winner 1987 French Open Clay Martina Navratilova 6–4, 4–6, 8–6
Runner-up 1987 Wimbledon Grass Martina Navratilova 7–5, 6–3
Runner-up 1987 US Open Hard Martina Navratilova 7–6(7–4), 6–1
Winner 1988 Australian Open Hard Chris Evert 6–1, 7–6(7–3)
Winner 1988 French Open (2) Clay Natasha Zvereva 6–0, 6–0
Winner 1988 Wimbledon Grass Martina Navratilova 5–7, 6–2, 6–1
Winner 1988 US Open Hard Gabriela Sabatini 6–3, 3–6, 6–1
Winner 1989 Australian Open (2) Hard Helena Suková 6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 1989 French Open Clay Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 7–6(8–6), 3–6, 7–5
Winner 1989 Wimbledon (2) Grass Martina Navratilova 6–2, 6–7(1–7), 6–1
Winner 1989 US Open (2) Hard Martina Navratilova 3–6, 7–5, 6–1
Winner 1990 Australian Open (3) Hard Mary Joe Fernández 6–3, 6–4
Runner-up 1990 French Open (2) Clay Monica Seles 7–6(8–6), 6–4
Runner-up 1990 US Open (2) Hard Gabriela Sabatini 6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Winner 1991 Wimbledon (3) Grass Gabriela Sabatini 6–4, 3–6, 8–6
Runner-up 1992 French Open (3) Clay Monica Seles 6–2, 3–6, 10–8
Winner 1992 Wimbledon (4) Grass Monica Seles 6–2, 6–1
Runner-up 1993 Australian Open Hard Monica Seles 4–6, 6–3, 6–2
Winner 1993 French Open (3) Clay Mary Joe Fernández 4–6, 6–2, 6–4
Winner 1993 Wimbledon (5) Grass Jana Novotná 7–6(8–6), 1–6, 6–4
Winner 1993 US Open (3) Hard Helena Suková 6–3, 6–3
Winner 1994 Australian Open (4) Hard Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–0, 6–2
Runner-up 1994 US Open (3) Hard Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 1–6, 7–6(7–3), 6–4
Winner 1995 French Open (4) Clay Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 7–5, 4–6, 6–0
Winner 1995 Wimbledon (6) Grass Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 4–6, 6–1, 7–5
Winner 1995 US Open (4) Hard Monica Seles 7–6(8–6), 0–6, 6–3
Winner 1996 French Open (5) Clay Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–3, 6–7(4–7), 10–8
Winner 1996 Wimbledon (7) Grass Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–3, 7–5
Winner 1996 US Open (5) Hard Monica Seles 7–5, 6–4
Winner 1999 French Open (6) Clay Martina Hingis 4–6, 7–5, 6–2
Runner-up 1999 Wimbledon (2) Grass Lindsay Davenport 6–4, 7–5

Doubles: 4 finals (1 title, 3 runner-ups)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Runner-up 1986 French Open Clay Gabriela Sabatini Martina Navratilova
Andrea Temesvári
6–1, 6–2
Runner-up 1987 French Open (2) Clay Gabriela Sabatini Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
6–2, 6–1
Winner 1988 Wimbledon Grass Gabriela Sabatini Larisa Savchenko
Natasha Zvereva
6–3, 1–6, 12–10
Runner-up 1989 French Open (3) Clay Gabriela Sabatini Larisa Savchenko
Natasha Zvereva
6–4, 6–4

Olympic finals

Singles: 2 finals (1 gold, 1 silver medal)

Outcome Year Location Surface Opponent Score
Gold 1988 Seoul Hard Gabriela Sabatini 6–3, 6–3
Silver 1992 Barcelona Clay Jennifer Capriati 6–3, 3–6, 4–6
Graf also won the 1984 demonstration event at the 1984 Los Angeles Games, which was for players aged 21 or under and was not an official Olympic event.
Outcome Year Location Surface Opponents Score
1st place 1984 Los Angeles Hard Sabrina Goleš 1-6, 6-3, 6-4.

Doubles

Outcome Year Location Surface Partner Opponents Score
Bronze 1988 Seoul Hard Claudia Kohde-Kilsch Tied DNP

Graf and Kohde-Kilsch lost in the semi-finals to Jana Novotná and Helena Suková 7-5, 6-3. In 1988, there was no bronze medal play off match, both beaten semi-final pairs received bronze medals.

Year-End Championships finals

Singles: 6 finals (5 titles, 1 runner-up)

Outcome Year Location Surface Opponent Score
Runner-up 1986 New York Carpet Martina Navratilova 7–6(10–8), 6–3, 6–2
Winner 1987 New York Carpet Gabriela Sabatini 4–6, 6–4, 6–0, 6–4
Winner 1989 New York Carpet Martina Navratilova 6–4, 7–5, 2–6, 6–2
Winner 1993 New York Carpet Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–1, 6–4, 3–6, 6–1
Winner 1995 New York Carpet Anke Huber 6–1, 2–6, 6–1, 4–6, 6–3
Winner 1996 New York Carpet Martina Hingis 6–3, 4–6, 6–0, 4–6, 6–0

Titles (118)

Singles (107)

Legend
Grand Slams (22)
WTA Tour Championships (5)
Olympic Gold (1)
Tier I (18)
Tier II (27)
Tier III (9)
Tier IV (8)
VS (17)
Titles by surface
Hard (37)
Clay (32)
Grass (7)
Carpet (31)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 13 April 1986 Hilton Head Island, USA Clay Chris Evert 6–4, 7–5
2. 20 April 1986 Amelia Island, USA Clay Claudia Kohde-Kilsch 6–4, 5–7, 7–6(7–3)
3. 4 May 1986 Indianapolis, USA Clay Gabriela Sabatini 2–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–4
4. 19 May 1986 Berlin, West Germany Clay Martina Navratilova 6–2, 6–3
5. 24 August 1986 Mahwah, USA Hard Molly Van Nostrand 7–5, 6–1
6. 14 September 1986 Tokyo, Japan Carpet Manuela Maleeva 6–4, 6–2
7. 12 October 1986 Zurich, Switzerland Carpet Helena Suková 4–6, 6–2, 6–4
8. 26 October 1986 Brighton, UK Carpet Catarina Lindqvist 6–3, 6–3
9. 22 February 1987 Boca Raton, USA Hard Helena Suková 6–2, 6–3
10. 7 March 1987 Key Biscayne, USA Hard Chris Evert 6–1, 6–2
11. 12 April 1987 Hilton Head Island, USA Clay Manuela Maleeva 6–2, 4–6, 6–3
12. 19 April 1987 Amelia Island, USA Clay Hana Mandlíková 6–3, 6–4
13. 10 May 1987 Rome, Italy Clay Gabriela Sabatini 7–5, 4–6, 6–0
14. 17 May 1987 Berlin, West Germany Clay Claudia Kohde-Kilsch 6–2, 6–3
15. 6 June 1987 French Open, Paris Clay Martina Navratilova 6–4, 4–6, 8–6
16. 16 August 1987 Los Angeles, USA Hard Chris Evert 6–3, 6–4
17. 27 September 1987 Hamburg, West Germany Clay Isabel Cueto 6–2, 6–2
18. 1 November 1987 Zürich, Switzerland Carpet Hana Mandlíková 6–2, 6–2
19. 22 November 1987 Virginia Slims Championships, New York City Carpet Gabriela Sabatini 4–6, 6–4, 6–0, 6–4
20. 23 January 1988 Australian Open, Melbourne Hard Chris Evert 6–1, 7–6(7–3)
21. 5 March 1988 San Antonio, USA Hard Katerina Maleeva 6–4, 6–1
22. 26 March 1988 Key Biscayne, USA Hard Chris Evert 6–4, 6–4
23. 15 May 1988 Berlin, West Germany Clay Helena Suková 6–3, 6–2
24. 4 June 1988 French Open, Paris Clay Natalia Zvereva 6–0, 6–0
25. 2 July 1988 Wimbledon, London Grass Martina Navratilova 5–7, 6–2, 6–1
26. 31 July 1988 Hamburg, West Germany Clay Katerina Maleeva 6–4, 6–2
27. 28 August 1988 Mahwah, USA Hard Nathalie Tauziat 6–0, 6–1
28. 10 September 1988 US Open, New York City Hard Gabriela Sabatini 6–3, 3–6, 6–1
29. 1 October 1988 Summer Olympic Games, Seoul Hard Gabriela Sabatini 6–3, 6–3
30. 30 October 1988 Brighton, UK Carpet Manuela Maleeva 6–2, 6–0
31. 28 January 1989 Australian Open, Melbourne Hard Helena Suková 6–4, 6–4
32. 19 February 1989 Washington, D.C., USA Carpet Zina Garrison 6–1, 7–5
33. 5 March 1989 San Antonio, USA Hard Ann Henricksson 6–1, 6–4
34. 19 March 1989 Boca Raton, USA Hard Chris Evert 4–6, 6–2, 6–3
35. 9 April 1989 Hilton Head Island, USA Clay Natasha Zvereva 6–1, 6–1
36. 7 May 1989 Hamburg, West Germany Clay Jana Novotná w/o
37. 21 May 1989 Berlin, West Germany Clay Gabriela Sabatini 6–3, 6–1
38. 9 July 1989 Wimbledon, London Grass Martina Navratilova 6–2, 6–7(1–7), 6–1
39. 6 August 1989 San Diego, USA Hard Zina Garrison 6–4, 7–5
40. 20 August 1989 Mahwah, USA Hard Andrea Temesvári 7–5, 6–2
41. 9 September 1989 US Open, New York City Hard Martina Navratilova 3–6, 7–5, 6–1
42. 22 October 1989 Zurich, Switzerland Carpet Jana Novotná 6–1, 7–6(8–6)
43. 29 October 1989 Brighton, UK Carpet Monica Seles 7–5, 6–4
44. 19 November 1989 Virginia Slims Championships, New York City Carpet Martina Navratilova 6–4, 7–5, 2–6, 6–2
45. 27 January 1990 Australian Open, Melbourne Hard Mary Joe Fernández 6–3, 6–4
46. 4 February 1990 Tokyo, Japan Carpet Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–1, 6–2
47. 15 April 1990 Amelia Island, USA Clay Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–1, 6–0
48. 6 May 1990 Hamburg, West Germany Clay Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 5–7, 6–0, 6–1
49. 5 August 1990 Montreal, Canada Hard Katerina Maleeva 6–1, 6–7(6–8), 6–3
50. 12 August 1990 San Diego, USA Hard Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere 6–3, 6–2
51. 30 September 1990 Leipzig, East Germany Carpet Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–1, 6–1
52. 14 October 1990 Zurich, Switzerland Carpet Gabriela Sabatini 6–3, 6–2
53. 28 October 1990 Brighton, UK Carpet Helena Suková 7–5, 6–3
54. 11 November 1990 Worcester, USA Carpet Gabriela Sabatini 7–6(7–5) 6–3
55. 31 March 1991 San Antonio, USA Hard Monica Seles 6–4, 6–3
56. 6 May 1991 Hamburg, Germany Clay Monica Seles 7–5, 6–7(4–7), 6–3
57. 19 May 1991 Berlin, Germany Clay Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–3, 4–6, 7–6(8–6)
58. 6 July 1991 Wimbledon, London Grass Gabriela Sabatini 6–4, 3–6, 8–6
59. 6 October 1991 Leipzig, Germany Carpet Jana Novotná 6–3, 6–3
60. 13 October 1991 Zurich, Switzerland Carpet Nathalie Tauziat 6–4, 6–4
61. 27 October 1991 Brighton, UK Carpet Zina Garrison 5–7, 6–4, 6–1
62. 8 March 1992 Boca Raton, USA Hard Conchita Martínez 3–6, 6–2, 6–0
63. 3 May 1992 Hamburg, Germany Clay Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 7–6(7–5), 6–2
64. 17 May 1992 Berlin, Germany Clay Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 4–6, 7–5, 6–2
65. 4 July 1992 Wimbledon, London Grass Monica Seles 6–2, 6–1
66. 4 October 1992 Leipzig, Germany Carpet Jana Novotná 6–3, 1–6, 6–4
67. 11 October 1992 Zürich, Switzerland Carpet Martina Navratilova 2–6, 7–5, 7–5
68. 25 October 1992 Brighton, UK Carpet Jana Novotná 4–6, 6–4, 7–6(7–3)
69. 15 November 1992 Philadelphia, USA Carpet Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–3, 3–6, 6–1
70. 7 March 1993 Delray Beach, USA Hard Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–4, 6–3
71. 4 April 1993 Hilton Head Island, USA Clay Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 7–6(10–8), 6–1
72. 16 May 1993 Berlin, Germany Clay Gabriela Sabatini 7–6(7–3), 2–6, 6–4
73. 5 June 1993 French Open, Paris Clay Mary Joe Fernández 4–6, 6–2, 6–4
74. 3 July 1993 Wimbledon, London Grass Jana Novotná 7–6(8–6), 1–6, 6–4
75. 8 August 1993 San Diego, USA Hard Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–4, 4–6, 6–1
76. 22 August 1993 Toronto, Canada Hard Jennifer Capriati 6–1, 0–6, 6–3
77. 11 September 1993 US Open, New York City Hard Helena Suková 6–3, 6–3
78. 3 October 1993 Leipzig, Germany Carpet Jana Novotná 6–2, 6–0
79. 21 November 1993 Virginia Slims Championships, New York City Carpet Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–1, 6–4, 3–6, 6–1
80. 29 January 1994 Australian Open, Melbourne Hard Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–0, 6–2
81. 6 February 1994 Tokyo, Japan Carpet Martina Navratilova 6–2, 6–4
82. 27 February 1994 Indian Wells, USA Hard Amanda Coetzer 6–0, 6–4
83. 6 March 1994 Delray Beach, USA Hard Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–3, 7–5
84. 19 March 1994 Key Biscayne, USA Hard Natasha Zvereva 4–6, 6–1, 6–2
85. 15 May 1994 Berlin, Germany Clay Brenda Schultz 7–6(7–3), 6–4
86. 7 August 1994 San Diego, USA Hard Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–2, 6–1
87. 19 February 1995 Paris, France Carpet Mary Pierce 6–2, 6–2
88. 12 March 1995 Delray Beach, USA Hard Conchita Martínez 6–2, 6–4
89. 25 March 1995 Key Biscayne, USA Hard Kimiko Date 6–1, 6–4
90. 16 April 1995 Houston, USA Clay Åsa Carlsson 6–1, 6–1
91. 10 June 1995 French Open, Paris Clay Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 7–5, 4–6, 6–0
92. 8 July 1995 Wimbledon, London Grass Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 4–6, 6–1, 7–5
93. 9 September 1995 US Open, New York City Hard Monica Seles 7–6(8–6), 0–6, 6–3
94. 12 November 1995 Philadelphia, USA Carpet Lori McNeil 6–1, 4–6, 6–3
95. 19 November 1995 WTA Tour Championships, New York City Carpet Anke Huber 6–1, 2–6, 6–1, 4–6, 6–3
96. 16 March 1996 Indian Wells, USA Hard Conchita Martínez 7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–5)
97. 30 March 1996 Key Biscayne, USA Hard Chanda Rubin 6–1, 6–3
98. 19 May 1996 Berlin, Germany Clay Karina Habšudová 4–6, 6–2, 7–5
99. 8 June 1996 French Open, Paris Clay Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–3, 6–7(4–7), 10–8
100. 6 July 1996 Wimbledon, London Grass Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–3, 7–5
101. 8 September 1996 US Open, New York City Hard Monica Seles 7–5, 6–4
102. 24 November 1996 Chase Championships, New York City Carpet Martina Hingis 6–3, 4–6, 6–0, 4–6, 6–0
103. 24 May 1997 Strasbourg, France Clay Mirjana Lučić 6–2, 7–5
104. 29 August 1998 New Haven, USA Hard Jana Novotná 6–4, 6–1
105. 8 November 1998 Leipzig, Germany Carpet Nathalie Tauziat 6–3, 6–4
106. 15 November 1998 Philadelphia, USA Carpet Lindsay Davenport 4–6, 6–3, 6–4
107. 5 June 1999 French Open, Paris Clay Martina Hingis 4–6, 7–5, 6–2

Doubles (11)

Legend
Grand Slams (1)
WTA Tour Championships (0)
Tier I (1)
Tier II (2)
Tier III (0)
Tier IV (1)
VS (6)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 4 May 1986 Indianapolis, USA Clay Gabriela Sabatini Gigi Fernández
Robin White
6–2, 6–0
2. 19 May 1986 Berlin, West Germany Clay Helena Suková Martina Navratilova
Andrea Temesvári
7–5, 6–2
3. 14 September 1986 Tokyo, Japan Carpet Bettina Bunge Katerina Maleeva
Manuela Maleeva
6–1, 6–7(4–7), 6–2
4. 12 October 1986 Zurich, Switzerland Carpet Gabriela Sabatini Lori McNeil
Alycia Moulton
1–6, 6–4, 6–4
5. 26 October 1986 Brighton, UK Carpet Helena Suková Tine Scheuer-Larsen
Catherine Tanvier
6–4, 6–4
6. 19 April 1987 Amelia Island, USA Clay Gabriela Sabatini Hana Mandlíková
Wendy Turnbull
3–6, 6–3, 7–5
7. 26 March 1988 Key Biscayne, USA Hard Gabriela Sabatini Gigi Fernández
Zina Garrison
7–6(8–6), 6–3
8. 2 July 1988 Wimbledon, London Grass Gabriela Sabatini Larisa Savchenko
Natasha Zvereva
6–3, 1–6, 12–10
9. 20 August 1989 Mahwah, USA Hard Pam Shriver Louise Allen
Laura Gildemeister
6–2, 6–4
10. 3 May 1992 Hamburg, Germany Clay Rennae Stubbs Manon Bollegraf
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario
4–6, 6–3, 6–4
11. 2 May 1993 Hamburg, Germany Clay Rennae Stubbs Larisa Neiland
Jana Novotná
6–4, 7–6(7–5)

Runner-ups (38)

Singles (31)

Legend
Grand Slams (9)
WTA Tour Championships (1)
Olympic silver (1)
Tier I (6)
Tier II (8)
Tier III (0)
Tier IV (0)
VS (6)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. 14 October 1984 Filderstadt, West Germany Carpet Catarina Lindqvist 6–1, 6–4
2. 19 May 1985 Berlin, West Germany Clay Chris Evert 6–4, 7–5
3. 18 August 1985 Mahwah, USA Hard Kathy Rinaldi 6–4, 3–6, 6–4
4. 6 October 1985 Fort Lauderdale, USA Hard Martina Navratilova 6–3, 6–1
5. 2 February 1986 Key Biscayne, USA Hard Chris Evert 6–3, 6–1
6. 23 February 1986 Boca West, USA Hard Chris Evert 6–4, 6–2
7. 23 November 1986 Virginia Slims Championships, New York City Carpet Martina Navratilova 7–6(7–3), 6–2
8. 4 July 1987 Wimbledon, London Grass Martina Navratilova 7–5, 6–3
9. 12 September 1987 US Open, New York City Hard Martina Navratilova 7–6(7–4), 6–1
10. 13 March 1988 Boca Raton, USA Hard Gabriela Sabatini 2–6, 6–3, 6–1
11. 16 April 1989 Amelia Island, USA Clay Gabriela Sabatini 3–6, 6–3, 7–5
12. 10 June 1989 French Open, Paris Clay Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 7–6(8–6), 3–6, 7–5
13. 20 May 1990 Berlin, West Germany Clay Monica Seles 6–4, 6–3
14. 9 June 1990 French Open, Paris Clay Monica Seles 7–6(8–6), 6–4
15. 8 September 1990 US Open, New York City Hard Gabriela Sabatini 6–2, 7–6(7–4)
16. 10 March 1991 Boca Raton, USA Hard Gabriela Sabatini 6–4, 7–6(8–6)
17. 14 April 1991 Amelia Island, USA Clay Gabriela Sabatini 7–5, 7–6(7–3)
18. 12 April 1992 Amelia Island, USA Clay Gabriela Sabatini 6–2, 1–6, 6–3
19. 6 June 1992 French Open, Paris Clay Monica Seles 6–2, 3–6, 10–8
20. 7 August 1992 Summer Olympic Games, Barcelona Clay Jennifer Capriati 3–6, 6–3, 6–4
21. 30 January 1993 Australian Open, Melbourne Hard Monica Seles 4–6, 6–3, 6–2
22. 20 March 1993 Key Biscayne, USA Hard Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–4, 3–6, 6–2
23. 2 May 1993 Hamburg, Germany Clay Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 6–3, 6–3
24. 14 November 1993 Philadelphia, USA Carpet Conchita Martínez 6–3, 6–3
25. 1 May 1994 Hamburg, Germany Clay Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 4–6, 7–6(7–3), 7–6(8–6)
26. 21 August 1994 Montreal, Canada Hard Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 7–5, 1–6, 7–6(7–4)
27. 10 September 1994 US Open, New York City Hard Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 1–6, 7–6(7–3), 6–4
28. 17 November 1996 Philadelphia, USA Carpet Jana Novotná 6–4, ret.
29. 2 February 1997 Tokyo, Japan Carpet Martina Hingis w/o
30. 13 March 1999 Indian Wells, USA Hard Serena Williams 6–3, 3–6, 7–5
31. 4 July 1999 Wimbledon, London Grass Lindsay Davenport 6–4, 7–5

Doubles (7)

Legend
Grand Slams(3)
WTA Tour Championships (0)
Tier I (0)
Tier II (0)
Tier III (0)
Tier IV (0)
VS (4)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 19 May 1985 Berlin, West Germany Clay Catherine Tanvier Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
Helena Suková
6–4, 6–1
2. 13 April 1986 Hilton Head Island, USA Clay Catherine Tanvier Chris Evert
Anne White
6–3, 6–3
3. 8 June 1986 French Open, Paris Clay Gabriela Sabatini Martina Navratilova
Andrea Temesvári
6–1, 6–2
4. 24 August 1986 Mahwah, USA Hard Helena Suková Betsy Nagelsen
Elizabeth Smylie
7–6(7–4), 6–3
5. 16 November 1986 Chicago, USA Carpet Gabriela Sabatini Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
Helena Suková
6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–5), 6–3
6. 7 June 1987 French Open, Paris Clay Gabriela Sabatini Martina Navratilova
Pam Shriver
6–2, 6–1
7. 11 June 1989 French Open, Paris Clay Gabriela Sabatini Larisa Savchenko
Natasha Zvereva
6–4, 6–4

Fed Cup

Wins (2)

Edition German Team Rounds/Opponents
1987 Federation Cup Steffi Graf
Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
Bettina Bunge
Silke Meier
1R: 3–0
2R: 3–0
QF: 2–1
SF: 2–1
FN: 2–1
1992 Federation Cup Steffi Graf
Anke Huber
Barbara Rittner
Sabine Hack
1R: 3–0
2R: 2–1
QF: 3–0
SF: 2–1
FN: 2–1

Participations (32)

Singles (22)

Edition Round Date Venue Against Surface Opponent W/L Result Team Result
1986 Federation Cup
1R
July 1986 Prague Belgium Clay Ann Devries Win 6–3, 6–1
Win (3–0)
2R
Brazil Patricia Medrado Win 6–0, 6–2
Win (2–1)
1987 Federation Cup
1R
July 1987 Vancouver Hong Kong Hard Patricia Hy Win 6–7, 6–2, 6–4
Win (3–0)
2R
South Korea Kim Il-soon Win 6–1, 6–1
Win (3–0)
QF
Argentina Gabriela Sabatini Win 6–4, 6–4
Win (2–1)
SF
1 August 1987 Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková Win 6–4, 6–1
Win (2–1)
F
2 August 1987 United States Chris Evert Win 6–2, 6–1
Win (2–1)
1989 Federation Cup
1R
October 1989 Tokyo Finland Hard Anne Aallonen Win 6–0, 6–1
Win (3–0)
2R
Japan Akiko Kijimuta Win 6–4, 6–1
Win (3–0)
QF
Czechoslovakia Helena Suková Win 6–2, 6–1
Lose (1–2)
1991 Federation Cup
1R
23 July 1991 Nottingham Greece Hard Angelikí Kanellopoúlou Win 6–1, 6–2
Win (3–0)
2R
24 July 1991 Canada Patricia Hy Win 6–3, 3–6, 6–2
Win (2–1)
1992 Federation Cup
1R
13 July 1992 Frankfurt New Zealand Clay Claudine Toleafoa Win 6–2, 6–1
Win (3–0)
2R
15 July 1992 Netherlands Brenda Schultz Win 6–3, 7–6(8–6)
Win (2–1)
QF
16 July 1992 Poland Katarzyna Nowak Win 6–0, 6–0
Win (3–0)
SF
18 July 1992 United States Lori McNeil Win 6–0, 6–3
Win (2–1)
F
19 July 1992 Spain Arantxa Sánchez Vicario Win 6–4, 6–2
Win (2–1)
1993 Federation Cup
1R
20 July 1993 Frankfurt Australia Clay Nicole Provis Lose 4–6, 6–1, 1–6
Lose (1–2)
1996 Fed Cup
QF
27–28 April 1996 Tokyo Japan Hard (i) Naoko Sawamatsu Win 6–1, 6–3
Lose (2–3)
Kimiko Date Lose 6–7(7–9), 6–3, 10–12
WG PO
13–14 July 1996 Pörtschach Austria Clay Judith Wiesner Win 6–1, 3–6, 6–2
Win (4–1)
Barbara Schett Win 6–3, 6–2

Doubles (10)

Edition Round Date Venue Partering Against Surface Opponents W/L Result Team Result
1986 Federation Cup
1R
July 1986 Prague Claudia Kohde-Kilsch Belgium Clay Ann Devries
Sandra Wasserman
Win 6–1, 7–5
Win (3–0)
2R
Bettina Bunge Brazil Neige Dias
Patricia Medrado
Win 6–2, 6–1
Win (2–1)
1987 Federation Cup
2R
July 1987 Vancouver Claudia Kohde-Kilsch South Korea Hard Kim Il-soon
Lee Jeong-myung
Win 6–1, 6–0
Win (3–0)
SF
1 August 1987 Claudia Kohde-Kilsch Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Helena Suková
Win 7–5, 6–2
Win (2–1)
F
2 August 1987 Claudia Kohde-Kilsch United States Chris Evert
Pam Shriver
Win 1–6, 7–5, 6–4
Win (2–1)
1989 Federation Cup
2R
October 1989 Tokyo Claudia Kohde-Kilsch Japan Hard Kimiko Date
Etsuko Inoue
Win 6–4, 5–7, 6–2
Win (3–0)
QF
Claudia Kohde-Kilsch Czechoslovakia Jana Novotná
Helena Suková
Lose 2–6, 2–6
Lose (1–2)
1991 Federation Cup
1R
23 July 1991 Nottingham Barbara Rittner Greece Hard Angelikí Kanellopoúlou
Christína Papadáki
Win 6–3, 6–0
Win (3–0)
1992 Federation Cup
QF
16 July 1992 Frankfurt Anke Huber Poland Clay Magdalena Feistel
Katarzyna Teodorowicz-Lisowska
Win 6–4, 7–5
Win (3–0)
1996 Fed Cup
QF
27–28 April 1996 Tokyo Anke Huber Japan Hard (i) Kyoko Nagatsuka
Ai Sugiyama
Lose 6–4, 3–6, 3–6
Lose (2–3)

Performance timeline

Key
W  F  SF QF R# RR LQ (Q#) A P Z# PO SF-B F-S G NMS NH

Won tournament; or reached Final; Semifinal; Quarter-final; Round 4, 3, 2, 1; competed at a Round Robin stage; lost in Qualification Round; absent from tournament event; played in a Davis Cup Zonal Group (with its number indication) or Play-off; won a bronze, silver (F or S) or gold medal at the Olympics; a downgraded Masters Series/1000 tournament (Not a Masters Series); or a tournament that was Not Held in a given year.

To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated either at the conclusion of a tournament, or when the player's participation in the tournament has ended.
West Germany Germany
Tournament 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 SR W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A 1R 3R A NH A W W W QF A F W A A 4R A QF 4 / 10 47–6
French Open A 2R 3R 4R QF W W F F SF F W SF W W QF A W 6 / 16 87–10
Wimbledon A LQ 4R 4R A F W W SF W W W 1R W W A 3R F 7 / 15 75–8
US Open A LQ 1R SF SF F W W F SF QF W F W W A 4R A 5 / 15 73–10
Win–Loss 0–0 5–4 7–4 11–3 9–2 19–2 27–0 27–1 24–3 21–3 17–2 26–1 18–3 21–0 21–0 7–2 5–2 17–2 22 / 56 282–34
Year-End Championship
WTA Tour Championships A A A A F W SF W SF QF 1R W QF W W A SF A 5 / 12 31–7
Olympic Games
Summer Olympics Not Held G[1] Not Held G Not Held S Not Held A Not Held 2 / 3 15–1
Fed Cup
World Group A A A A SF W A QF A SF W 1R A A 1R A A A 2 / 7 20–2
World Group Play-offs A A A A A A A A A A A A A A W A A A 1 / 1 2–0
WTA Tier I Tournaments
Berlin Not Tier I W W F W W W W A W QF A QF 7 / 10 43–3
Miami Not Held Not Tier I W A A SF SF F W W W A A SF 4 / 8 41–4
Canada Not Tier I W A A W F 2R A A 3R A 2 / 5 15–3
Charleston Not Tier I A A A W A A A A A A 1 / 1 5–0
Boca Raton Not Held Not Tier I F W Not Tier I Not Held 1 / 2 8–1
Philadelphia Not Tier I F A W Not Tier I 1 / 2 8–1
Indian Wells Not Held Not Tier I W A SF F 1 / 3 12–2
Tokyo Not Held Not Tier I SF W A A F A QF 1 / 4 13–2[2]
Rome Not Tier I NH Not Tier I A A A A A A QF A A A 0 / 1 2–1
Moscow Not Held NTI A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Zürich Not Held Not Tier I A A A A A A A 0 / 0 0–0
Chicago Not Tier I A Not Tier I Not Held 0 / 0 0–0
Career statistics
Tournaments played 1 15 14 13 14 13 14 16 15 15 15 15 13 11 11 5 13 10 223
Titles–Finals 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–3 8–11 11–13 11–12 14–16 10–13 7–9 8–11 10–14 7–10 9–9 7–8 1–2 3–3 1–3 107–138
Hardcourt Win–Loss 0–0 1–2 1–2 19–6 20–3 28–1 38–1 37–0 23–1 23–4 13–2 32–2 38–2 17–1 22–2 3–1 14–5 14–5 343–40
Clay Win–Loss 0–1 14–7 7–6 14–4 25–1 32–0 20–1 23–2 20–2 19–2 30–3 21–2 14–2 11–0 16–1 10–2 0–0 9–1 285–37
Grass Win–Loss 0–0 3–4 7–4 3–1 0–0 6–1 7–0 7–0 5–1 7–0 7–0 7–0 0–1 7–0 7–0 0–0 6–2 6–1 85–15
Carpet Win–Loss 0–0 3–2 4–2 4–2 19–2 9–0 7–1 19–0 24–1 16–2 21–2 16–2 6–1 12–1 9–1 3–0 13–2 4–2 189–23
Overall Win–Loss 0–1 21–15 19–14 40–13 64–6 75–2 72–3 86–2 72–5 65–8 71–7 76–6 58–6 47–2 54–4 16–3 33–9 33–9 902–115
Win % 0% 58% 58% 75% 91% 97% 96% 98% 94% 89% 91% 93% 91% 96% 93% 84% 79% 79% 88,7%
Year End Ranking 124 93 22 6 3 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 28 9

Note: Steffi Graf retired in August 1999 while ranked World No. 3, She was not included in the official year end ranking.

A = did not participate in the tournament.
LQ = lost in the qualifying tournament.
SR = the ratio of the number of singles tournaments won to the number of those tournaments played.

WTA Tour career earnings

Year Grand Slam
singles titles
WTA
singles titles
Total
singles titles
Earnings ($) Money list rank
1986 0 8 8 612,118 4
1987 1 10 11 1,063,785 1
1988 4 7 11 1,378,128 1
1989 3 11 14 1,562,905 1
1990 1 9 10 1,921,853 1
1991 1 6 7 1,461,949 2
1992 1 7 8 1,691,139 2
1993 3 7 10 2,821,337 1
1994 1 6 7 1,487,980 3
1995 3 6 9 2,538,620 1
1996 3 4 7 2,665,706 1
1997 0 1 1 230,249 34
1998 0 3 3 569,845 12
1999 1 0 1 1,248,867 5
Career 22 85 107 21,895,277 5

Record against other top players

Head-to-head vs. top 10 ranked players

Player Record W% Hardcourt Clay Grass Carpet
Number 1 ranked players
Kim Clijsters 1-0 100% 0-0 0–0 1–0 0–0
Amélie Mauresmo 1-0 100% 0-0 1-0 0–0 0–0
Jennifer Capriati 10-1 90.9% 4-0 2-1 2-0 2–0
Martina Hingis 7-2 77.8% 1-0 1-1 2–0 3–1
Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 28-8 77.8% 8-4 13–4 3–0 4–0
// Monica Seles 10-5 66.7% 3-2 3–3 2–0 2–0
Venus Williams 3-2 60% 2-1 0–0 1-0 0-1
Lindsay Davenport 8-6 57.1% 5–4 1-0 0–1 2-1
Chris Evert 8-6 57.1% 6–3 1–3 1–0 0–0
Tracy Austin 1-1 50% 1-0 0–1 0–0 0–0
/ Martina Navratilova 9–9 50% 2–5 2–0 2–1 3–3
Serena Williams 1-1 50% 1-1 0–0 0–0 0–0
Number 2 ranked players
Conchita Martínez 13–1 92.9% 5-0 4–0 1–0 3–1
/ Jana Novotná 29-4 87.8% 6-1 7–0 5–0 11–3
Number 3 ranked players
Nathalie Tauziat 21-0 100% 9-0 5–0 0–0 7–0
/ Manuela Maleeva-Fragniere 17–0 100% 5–0 4–0 0–0 8–0
/ Hana Mandlíková 8–1 88.9% 4–0 3–1 0–0 1–0
Pam Shriver 9-3 75% 5-0 0–0 2–1 2–2
Amanda Coetzer 11–4 73.3% 5–2 2–2 1–0 3–0
Gabriela Sabatini 29-11 72.5% 11–5 7-4 3–0 5–2
Mary Pierce 4–2 66.7% 3–0 0–1 0–0 1–1
Wendy Turnbull 1-2 33.3% 1-0 0-0 0–2 0–0
Number 4 ranked players
Mary Joe Fernández 17-0 100% 7–0 5–0 3–0 2–0
Anke Huber 10–0 100% 3–0 3–0 0–0 4–0
Magdalena Maleeva 8–0 100% 1–0 6–0 0–0 1–0
Iva Majoli 7–0 100% 2–0 3–0 0–0 2–0
/ Helena Suková 21-1 95.4% 10-0 4–0 0–1 7–0
Kimiko Date-Krumm 7-1 87.5% 5–0 0-0 1–0 1–0
Zina Garrison 12-2 85.7% 7–0 0-1 1–1 4–0
Claudia Kohde-Kilsch 12-2 85.7% 5-0 3–2 1–0 3–0
Number 5 ranked players
Kathy Jordan 1–0 100% 1–0 0–0 0–0 0–0
/ Natasha Zvereva 20-1 95.2% 7-0 6–0 1–1 6–0
Sylvia Hanika 4–1 80% 3–1 0–0 0–0 1–0
Jo Durie 3–4 42.9% 2–1 1–0 0–1 0–2
Number 6 ranked players
Katerina Maleeva 11-0 100% 4-0 4–0 0–0 3–0
Chanda Rubin 7-0 100% 4-0 2–0 0–0 1–0
Bettina Bunge 5–0 100% 2-0 2–0 1–0 0–0
Number 7 ranked players
Andrea Temesvári 9–0 100% 4–0 3–0 1–0 1–0
Barbara Schett 2–0 100% 1–0 0–0 0–0 1–0
Irina Spîrlea 2–0 100% 0–0 2–0 0–0 0–0
Julie Halard-Decugis 9–1 90% 4–0 4–1 0–0 1–0
Kathy Rinaldi Stunkel 3–2 60% 2–2 1–0 0–0 0–0
Patty Schnyder 0–1 0% 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0
Number 8 ranked players
Bonnie Gadusek 4–0 100% 3–0 1–0 0–0 0–0
Sandrine Testud 3-0 100% 2-0 1–0 0–0 0–0
Carling Bassett-Seguso 2–0 100% 0–0 1–0 0–0 1–0
Ai Sugiyama 4-1 80% 3-1 0–0 0–0 1–0
Anna Kournikova 2-1 66.7% 1–0 1–0 0–1 0-0
Number 9 ranked players
Brenda Schultz-McCarthy 6-0 100% 0–0 4–0 0–0 2–0
Paola Suárez 3-0 100% 1–0 2–0 0–0 0–0
Dominique Monami 1–0 100% 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–0
Lori McNeil 9-2 81.9% 3–0 1–0 0–1 5–1
Number 10 ranked players
Stephanie Rehe 5–0 100% 3–0 0–0 1–0 1–0
Karina Habšudová 4–0 100% 1–0 1–0 0–0 2–0
Barbara Paulus 2-0 100% 0–0 0–0 0–0 2–0
Kathleen Horvath 1–0 100% 0–0 1–0 0–0 0–0
Catarina Lindqvist 3–2 60% 1–0 0–0 0–0 2–2
Total 440–91 82.9% 179–34 (84%) 117–24 (83%) 36–11 (76.6%) 112–20 (84.8%)

Awards

  • 1986: Most Improved Player, by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA)
  • 1987 Player of the Year, by the WTA
  • 1987 World Champion, by the International Tennis Federation (ITF)
  • 1988 Player of the Year, by the WTA
  • 1988 World Champion, by the ITF
  • 1988 BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year
  • 1989 Player of the Year, by the WTA
  • 1989 World Champion, by the ITF
  • 1989 Female Athlete of the Year, by the Associated Press
  • 1990 Player of the Year, by the WTA
  • 1990 World Champion, by the ITF
  • 1993 Player of the Year, by the WTA
  • 1993 World Champion, by the ITF
  • 1994 Player of the Year, by the WTA
  • 1995 Player of the Year, by the WTA
  • 1995 World Champion, by the ITF
  • 1996 Player of the Year, by the WTA
  • 1996 World Champion, by the ITF
  • 1996 Most Exciting Player of the Year, by the WTA
  • 1998 Most Exciting Player of the Year, by the WTA
  • 1999 Most Exciting Player of the Year, by the WTA
  • 1999 Prince of Asturias Award, one of the most important awards of Spain and named after the heir apparent of Spain, Prince Felipe
  • 1999 Germany Television Award for her outstanding performance as tennis player and her importance to the German public.
  • 1999 Athlete of the Century for the category Female Athlete in Ballsports by a panel of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)
  • 1999 The Greatest Female Tennis Player of the 20th century, by a panel of tennis experts assembled by the Associated Press
  • 1999 Female Athlete of the Year, by the German television broadcaster ARD
  • 1999 Female Sports Award of the Last Decade, by ESPY
  • 1999 Olympic Order granted by Dr. Antonio Samaranch, president of the IOC
  • 2002 Medal of Honor, bestowed by the prime minister of Graf's home state Baden-Württemberg, Erwin Teufel
  • 2004 Inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame
  • 2008 Cross of the Order of Merit awarded to her by German Federal President Horst Köhler
  • 2009 Wilson award for public service.

Special honours

  • Graf is the only female athlete in the list of Forbes Top-30 Most recognizable and marketable athletes in 1995.
  • Selected for European Heroes in 2004 and 2005 by TIME Magazine.
  • Voted Germans greatest role model by TV14 magazine, 2004.
  • Voted Most admirable German woman by Amica magazine, 2005.
  • Voted Germany's Sportswoman of the Century in 1999 by the German press.
  • Graf is the only person to have won the 'Golden Slam' (1988)
  • Graf is the first German to win the Spain's 'Prince of Asturias' award.
  • Chosen by World Economic Forum As Young Global Leader for 2008
  • Godmother of the Navigator of The Seas (Royal Caribbean Cruiselines), 2002
  • Stefanie Graf was awarded with the Golden Sports Pyramid, the highest distinction of the German Sports Fund in Herzogenaurach by the Adidas chairman Herbert Hainer on 24 June 2008. She was also inducted to the German Sport Hall of Fame.
  • Voted The best female role model in sports in a survey by Barclays, sponsors of the Premier League, 2010.
  • Nominated and voted the title Mother of the nation in her country, Germany, 2010.

References

  1. ^ Tennis was a demonstration sport during the 1984 Olympic Games
  2. ^ Graf defaulted before the 1997 final of this tournament, which is classified as a walkover and, therefore, does not count as a loss on her official record.