1976 US Open – Women's Singles

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1976 US Open
Champion   United States Chris Evert
Runner-up   Australia Evonne Goolagong
Final score   6–3, 6–0
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
 < 1975 1977 > 

Chris Evert defeated Evonne Goolagong 6–3 6–0 in the final to win the Women's Singles title at the 1976 US Open.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United States Chris Evert (Champion)
  2. Australia Evonne Goolagong (Finalist)
  3. United States Martina Navratilova (First round)
  4. United Kingdom Virginia Wade (Second round)
  5. United States Nancy Richey (Second round)
  6. United States Rosie Casals (Quarterfinalist)
  7. Australia Kerry Reid (Second round)
  8. Soviet Union Olga Morozova (Third round)
  1. United Kingdom Sue Barker (Fourth round)
  2. Australia Dianne Fromholtz (Semifinalist)
  3. United States Mona Guerrant (First round)
  4. France Françoise Dürr (Fourth round)
  5. Soviet Union Natasha Chmyreva (Quarterfinalist)
  6. United States Carrie Meyer (First round)
  7. United States Terry Holladay (Fourth round)
  8. Netherlands Betty Stöve (First round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1  United States Chris Evert 6 6    
13  Soviet Union Natasha Chmyreva 1 2    
  1  United States Chris Evert 6 6    
  -  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec 3 1    
   Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec 6 6  
     Romania Virginia Ruzici 2 1    
    1  United States Chris Evert 6 6  
  2  Australia Evonne Goolagong 3 0  
     United States Zenda Liess 1 3    
10  Australia Dianne Fromholtz 6 6    
  10  Australia Dianne Fromholtz 6 0  
  2  Australia Evonne Goolagong 7 6    
6  United States Rosie Casals 1 2  
  2  Australia Evonne Goolagong 6 6    

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    1  United States Evert 6 6    
     South Africa Stevens 1 0    
      1  United States Evert 6 6    
       United Kingdom Coles 0 0    
     United Kingdom Coles 3 7 7
     United States Struthers 6 5 5  
      1  United States Evert 6 6  
      9  United Kingdom Barker 1 0  
    9  United Kingdom Barker 6 6    
     United States Walsh 1 1    
      9  United Kingdom Barker 6 6  
       Australia Gourlay 4 0    
     United Kingdom Tyler 6 4  
     Australia Gourlay 7 6    
 

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    8  Soviet Union Morozova 6 6    
     United States Teeguarden 1 1    
      8  Soviet Union Morozova 4 3    
       United States Kuykendall 6 6    
     United States Kuykendall 6 6  
     United States Moore 1 3    
       United States Kuykendall 6 4 3
      13  Soviet Union Chmyreva 3 6 6
    13  Soviet Union Chmyreva 7 5 6  
     Australia Hunt 5 7 3  
      13  Soviet Union Chmyreva 6 6  
       West Germany Tomanová 2 3    
     United States Mehmedbasich 1 3  
     West Germany Tomanová 6 6    
 

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
4  United Kingdom Wade 6 6    
 Australia Turnbull 1 2       4  United Kingdom Wade 3 3    
 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 6 6      Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 6 6    
 Australia Doerner 3 1          Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 6 6    
 United States Gerulaitis 6 6          United States Gerulaitis 4 2    
 United States Tenney 2 1        United States Gerulaitis 6 2 6
 Romania Simionescu 6 7      Romania Simionescu 3 6 1  
 United States Stap 3 6          Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 6 1  
 United States Anthony 6 6          United States Harper 0 0 r.
16  Netherlands Stöve 4 3        United States Anthony 7 3 2  
 United States Harper 6 5 6    United States Harper 6 6 6  
 United States Metcalf 3 7 4        United States Harper 6 7  
 United Kingdom Fayter 4 6 6        United Kingdom Fayter 4 6    
 United States Hallquist 6 3 4      United Kingdom Fayter 6 6 6
 United States Forood 5 7 7    United States Forood 7 3 2  
 United States Louie 7 5 5  

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
5  United States Richey 6 7    
 United States Harter 3 6       5  United States Richey 6 6 5  
 Romania Ruzici 6 6      Romania Ruzici 3 7 7  
 South Africa Kloss 4 4          Romania Ruzici 7 6    
 Sweden Bentzer 6 7          Sweden Bentzer 6 2    
 Sweden Wikstedt 1 5        Sweden Bentzer 6 6  
 Argentina Giscafré 6 6      Argentina Giscafré 3 2    
 Australia Paish 0 3          Romania Ruzici 6 6  
 United States May-Teacher 3 6 7        United States Norton 3 3  
11  United States Guerrant 6 1 6      United States May-Teacher 6 4 0  
 United States Norton 6 6      United States Norton 3 6 6  
 Argentina Weisenberger 0 1          United States Norton 6 6  
 United States O'Keefe 6 7          United States Antonoplis 1 4    
 United States Michel 1 5        United States O'Keefe 3 4  
 United States Antonoplis 6 6      United States Antonoplis 6 6    
 United States Susman 4 4    

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United States Evert 6 6    
 United States Fox 0 3        United States Evert 1 1    
 United States Overton 6 7      United States Overton 6 6    
 United States Desfor 0 5          United States Overton 6 6    
 United States Kiyomura 6 6          United States Kiyomura 1 2    
 United States Greer 1 4        United States Kiyomura 6 6  
 United States Du Pont 6 6      United States Du Pont 3 2    
14  United States Meyer 4 0          United States Overton 3 4  
 France Lovera 6 6          United States Liess 6 6  
 Colombia Fernández-De Soto 2 1        France Lovera 5 2    
 United States Hamm 6 7      United States Hamm 7 6    
 United States Redondo 2 6          United States Hamm 4 2  
 United States Liess 6 6          United States Liess 6 6    
 United States Stuart 0 2        United States Liess 5    
7  Australia Reid 6 6     7  Australia Reid 5 r.    
 United States Thomas 3 1    

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United States Russell 6 7    
 United States Epstein 1 6        United States Russell 6 6    
 United States Stark 6 7      United States Stark 1 4    
 Romania Mihai 2 5          United States Russell 4 4    
 West Germany Riedel 4 6 6       10  Australia Fromholtz 6 6    
 Netherlands Zwaan 6 3 4      West Germany Riedel 1 2  
10  Australia Fromholtz 6 6     10  Australia Fromholtz 6 6    
 Belgium Gurdal 1 1         10  Australia Fromholtz 6 6  
 United States Nagelsen 7 6          United States Newberry 2 4  
 South Africa Boshoff 5 3        United States Nagelsen 6 6    
 South Africa Cuypers 7 6      South Africa Cuypers 3 3    
 United States Tenney 5 2          United States Nagelsen 5 6 2
 United States Bruning 6 6          United States Newberry 7 3 6  
 Uruguay Bonicelli 3 2        United States Bruning 3 5  
 United States Newberry 1 6 6    United States Newberry 6 7    
3  United States Navratilova 6 4 3  

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     United States Shaw 6 6    
     South Africa Kruger 3 3    
       United States Shaw 6 5 3  
      15  United States Holladay 4 7 6  
     Brazil Medrado 3 3  
    15  United States Holladay 6 6    
      15  United States Holladay 5 1  
      6  United States Casals 7 6  
     Brazil Bueno 2 6 6  
     United Kingdom Beaven 6 1 1  
       Brazil Bueno 5 0  
      6  United States Casals 7 6    
     South Africa Du Plooy 5 6 5
    6  United States Casals 7 1 7  
 

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     United States Yeargin 1 3    
     Netherlands Vessies 6 6    
       Netherlands Vessies 6 4 3  
      12  France Dürr 2 6 6  
     Italy Simmonds 0 3  
    12  France Dürr 6 6    
      12  France Dürr 2 2  
      2  Australia Goolagong 6 6  
     Czechoslovakia Maršíková 6 6    
     United States Tolleson 1 2    
       Czechoslovakia Maršíková 6 3  
      2  Australia Goolagong 7 6    
     United States Ziegenfuss 3 1  
    2  Australia Goolagong 6 6    
 

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