1976 French Open – Women's Singles

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1976 French Open
Champion   United Kingdom Sue Barker
Runner-up   Czechoslovakia Renata Tomanová
Final score   6–2, 0–6, 6–2
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    −45    45+    women
WC Singles    men    women  
WC Doubles    men    women  
French Open
 < 1975 1977 > 

Sue Barker defeated Renata Tomanová 6–2, 0–6, 6–2 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1976 French Open.[1]

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United Kingdom Sue Barker (Champion)
  2. West Germany Helga Masthoff (Quarterfinalist)
  3. United States Marita Redondo (Third round)
  4. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec (Second round)
  5. Australia Lesley Hunt (First round)
  6. South Africa Linky Boshoff (Second round)
  7. France Gail Chanfreau Lovera (Second round)
  8. Uruguay Fiorella Bonicelli (Second round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
   West Germany Helga Masthoff 2 4    
 Czechoslovakia Renata Tomanová 6 6    
   Czechoslovakia Renata Tomanová 7 7    
   Romania Florenţa Mihai 5 6    
 United States Kathy Kuykendall 2 6 1
   Romania Florenţa Mihai 6 0 6  
     Czechoslovakia Renata Tomanová 2 6 2
   United Kingdom Sue Barker 6 0 6
   Czechoslovakia Miroslava Holubova 1 3    
 Romania Virginia Ruzici 6 6    
   Romania Virginia Ruzici 3 6 2
   United Kingdom Sue Barker 6 1 6  
 Czechoslovakia Regina Maršíková 6 2 6
   United Kingdom Sue Barker 4 6 8  

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
West Germany Masthoff 6 6
Hungary Klein 4 3 West Germany Masthoff 7 5 6
Italy Marzano 6 6 Italy Marzano 5 7 2
Argentina Villaverde 4 3 West Germany Masthoff 1 6 7
Australia Doerner 6 6 Australia Doerner 6 0 5
France De Roubin 2 1 Australia Doerner 2 6 6
United States Du Pont 6 6 United States Du Pont 6 3 2
Belgium Van Haver 3 4 West Germany Masthoff 2 4
South Africa Boshoff 6 6 Czechoslovakia Tomanová 6 6
Sweden Anliot 4 3 South Africa Boshoff 3 7 0
United States May 6 0 6 United States May 6 5 6
South Africa McMillan 3 6 4 United States May 2 2
Czechoslovakia Tomanová 6 6 Czechoslovakia Tomanová 6 6
United States Nagelsen 1 2 Czechoslovakia Tomanová 7 6
South Africa Kloss 6 6 South Africa Kloss 5 1
West Germany Eisterlehner 3 0

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 6 6
United States Metcalf 1 1 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 6 6 3
United States Kuykendall 6 6 United States Kuykendall 3 7 6
Australia O'Neil 4 0 United States Kuykendall 6 6
Colombia Fernández-De Soto 6 6 Colombia Fernández-De Soto 4 4
United States Stratton 3 1 Colombia Fernández-De Soto 6 6
France Simon 6 4 7 France Simon 0 3
West Germany Riedel 3 6 5 United States Kuykendall 6 0 6
France Thibault 3 7 8 Romania Mihai 2 6 1
Australia Hunt 6 5 6 France Thibault 5 1
France Fuchs 6 6 France Fuchs 7 6
Australia Dimond 1 1 France Fuchs 7 1 2
Australia Walker 4 6 6 Romania Mihai 6 6 6
United States Ziegenfuss 6 4 3 Australia Walker 6 6 3
Romania Mihai 2 6 6 Romania Mihai 7 2 6
South Africa Whitehouse 6 2 3

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Australia Turnbull 6 7
Sweden Bentzer 2 6 Australia Turnbull 6 6
Netherlands Vessies 6 6 11 Netherlands Vessies 2 3
United States Harter 1 7 9 Australia Turnbull 6 7 0
Czechoslovakia Holubova 6 6 Czechoslovakia Holubova 7 6 6
Brazil Bueno 4 1 Czechoslovakia Holubova 1 6 7
France Lovera 6 6 France Lovera 6 2 5
South Africa Vermaak 2 1 Czechoslovakia Holubova 1 3
Hungary Szabo 6 7 6 Romania Ruzici 6 6
United States Greer 7 6 1 Hungary Szabo 2 3
Romania Ruzici 6 6 Romania Ruzici 6 6
Belgium Gurdal 2 2 Romania Ruzici 6 6
United States Norton 6 6 United States Redondo 3 2
Australia Matison 0 1 United States Norton 7 4 2
United States Redondo 6 6 United States Redondo 5 6 6
Argentina Weisenberger 1 1

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
France Guedy 2 6 6
France Rual 6 4 0 France Guedy 2 4
Italy Rosa 7 6 Italy Rosa 6 6
United States Mehmedbasich 5 3 Italy Rosa 4 1
Czechoslovakia Maršíková 6 6 Czechoslovakia Maršíková 6 6
United Kingdom Tyler 4 4 Czechoslovakia Maršíková 6 2 6
Uruguay Bonicelli 7 6 Uruguay Bonicelli 3 6 4
Italy Nasuelli 5 2 Czechoslovakia Maršíková 4 6 6
United Kingdom Coles 6 6 United Kingdom Barker 6 2 8
South Africa Cuypers 0 0 United Kingdom Coles 6 3 5
Romania Simionescu 7 6 Romania Simionescu 3 6 7
Spain Baldovinos-Cibeira 5 1 Romania Simionescu 5 6 1
Spain Perea-Alcala 6 6 United Kingdom Barker 7 2 6
United States Martinez 3 0 Spain Perea-Alcala 5 6
United Kingdom Barker 6 6 United Kingdom Barker 7 7
Australia Gregory 3 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 396. ISBN 978-0942257700. 

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