1978 US Open – Women's Singles

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1978 US Open
Champion   United States Chris Evert
Runner-up   United States Pam Shriver
Final score   7–5, 6–4
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
 < 1977 1979 > 

Chris Evert defeated Pam Shriver 7–5, 6–4 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1978 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 Martina Navratilova (Semifinalist)
  2. United States Chris Evert (Champion)
  3. United Kingdom Virginia Wade (Third round)
  4. Australia Wendy Turnbull (Semifinalist)
  5. United States Tracy Austin (Quarterfinalist)
  6. Australia Dianne Fromholtz (Third round)
  7. Netherlands Betty Stöve (Fourth round)
  8. Australia Kerry Reid (Fourth round)
  1. South Africa Marise Kruger (First round)
  2. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec (Second round)
  3. Romania Virginia Ruzici (Quarterfinalist)
  4. Czechoslovakia Regina Maršíková (Fourth round)
  5. United States Marita Redondo (Fourth round)
  6. United States JoAnne Russell (Second round)
  7. United States Kathy May-Teacher (Quarterfinalist)
  8. United States Pam Shriver (Finalist)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1  United States Martina Navratilova 6 6    
11  Romania Virginia Ruzici 3 2    
  1  United States Martina Navratilova 6 6    
  16  United States Pam Shriver 7 7    
-  Australia Lesley Hunt 2 0  
  16  United States Pam Shriver 6 6    
    16  United States Pam Shriver 5 4  
  2  United States Chris Evert 7 6  
  15  United States Kathy May-Teacher 6 6 3  
4  Australia Wendy Turnbull 3 7 6  
  4  Australia Wendy Turnbull 3 0  
  2  United States Chris Evert 6 6    
5  United States Tracy Austin 5 1  
  2  United States Chris Evert 7 6    

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    1  United States Navratilova 6 6    
 France Lovera 6 5 6      France Lovera 1 1    
 South Africa Harford 3 7 2       1  United States Navratilova 6 6    
       Hungary Pinterova 1 2    
     Hungary Pinterova 6 7  
 Czechoslovakia Strachonova 6 7        Czechoslovakia Strachonova 2 6    
 Sweden Wikstedt 4 5         1  United States Navratilova 6 6  
 United States Du Pont 6 6          United States Kiyomura 4 2  
 United Kingdom Tyler 4 3        United States Du Pont 2 1    
     United States Kiyomura 6 6    
       United States Kiyomura 6 2 6
 West Germany Tomanová 6 6          West Germany Tomanová 3 6 3  
 Brazil Medrado 4 3        West Germany Tomanová 6 4  
    10  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 2 2 r.  
 

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
11  Romania Ruzici 6 6    
 Australia Whytcross 1 0       11  Romania Ruzici 6 5 6  
     France Thibault 4 7 2  
      11  Romania Ruzici 6 6    
Q  Japan Yonezawa 6 7          United States Louie 2 3    
 United Kingdom Fayter 3 5       Q  Japan Yonezawa 7 6 1
     United States Louie 5 7 6  
      11  Romania Ruzici 4 7 6
 United States Duvall 6 6          United States Margolin 6 6 4
 Romania Simionescu 4 3        United States Duvall 3 4    
     United States Margolin 6 6    
       United States Margolin 6 7  
      6  Australia Fromholtz 2 5    
     United States Desfor 1 3  
6  Australia Fromholtz 6 6       6  Australia Fromholtz 6 6    
 United States Harter 1 4    

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    3  United Kingdom Wade 6 6    
 South Africa Cuypers 6 3 6      South Africa Cuypers 0 1    
 Denmark Sparre 1 6 3       3  United Kingdom Wade 3 6 3  
       United States Forood 6 2 6  
     United States Forood 7 6 7
 United States Meyer 7 6        United States Meyer 5 7 6  
 United States Shaw 6 1          United States Forood 3 6 3
       Australia Hunt 6 3 6
     South Africa Vermaak 3 6 4  
 Australia Hunt 6 4 6      Australia Hunt 6 2 6  
 United States Richey 3 6 4        Australia Hunt 5 6 6
       Czechoslovakia Mandlíková 7 2 4  
     Czechoslovakia Mandlíková 6 3 6
14  United States Russell 6 6       14  United States Russell 2 6 2  
 Canada Blackwood 1 4    

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
16  United States Shriver 6 6    
 United States Reynolds 1 1       16  United States Shriver 6 7    
     United States Walsh 3 6    
      16  United States Shriver 6 7    
 United States Evert 4 6 6        United States Evert 2 5    
 United States Moulton 6 0 1      United States Evert 6 6  
     Argentina Giscafré 1 4    
      16  United States Shriver 6 6  
      8  Australia Reid 2 4  
     United States Overton 6 4 3  
 Australia Tobin 6 6        Australia Tobin 0 6 6  
Q  United States Hutnick 3 1          Australia Tobin 0 1  
      8  Australia Reid 6 6    
    Q  United States White 2 2  
8  Australia Reid 6 6       8  Australia Reid 6 6    
 United States Anthony 0 1    

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
7  Netherlands Stöve 6 6    
 United States Holladay 3 2       7  Netherlands Stöve 6 6    
     Argentina Gonzalez 1 0    
      7  Netherlands Stöve 7 6    
       United Kingdom Hobbs 6 2    
     United Kingdom Hobbs 7 6  
 United States Gerulaitis 3 6 6      United States Gerulaitis 6 2    
 United States McInerney 6 4 1       7  Netherlands Stöve 4 6  
 United States Tolleson 6 6         15  United States May-Teacher 6 7  
 United States Latham 3 3        United States Tolleson 6 6    
     United States Potter 2 4    
       United States Tolleson 1 1  
      15  United States May-Teacher 6 6    
     Australia Doerner 4 2  
15  United States May-Teacher 6 6       15  United States May-Teacher 6 6    
 Belgium Gurdal 4 0    

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
13  United States Redondo 7 6    
 United States Bruning 6 1       13  United States Redondo 7 7    
     Argentina Casabianca 5 5    
      13  United States Redondo 2 7 6  
 South Africa Kloss 6 6 6        South Africa Kloss 6 6 1  
 United States Richards 2 7 4      South Africa Kloss 3 6 6
     United States Ziegenfuss 6 3 4  
      13  United States Redondo 2 7 2
 United States Collins 7 6         4  Australia Turnbull 6 6 6
 United States Smith 5 4        United States Collins 6 6    
     United States Hepner 1 1    
       United States Collins 5 6 4
      4  Australia Turnbull 7 1 6  
     United States Hallquist 2 3  
4  Australia Turnbull 6 7       4  Australia Turnbull 6 6    
 West Germany Ebbinghaus 2 5    

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
5  United States Austin 6 6    
 United States Bostrom 0 1       5  United States Austin 6 6    
     Australia O'Neil 3 0    
      5  United States Austin 6 6    
      Q  United States Fernandez 1 2    
    Q  United States Fernandez 6 6  
Q  Argentina Madruga 7 6       Q  Argentina Madruga 2 2    
 Sweden Ekblom 6 1         5  United States Austin 6 6  
 United States Smith 6 7          United States Smith 4 3  
 United States Jordan 1 6        United States Smith 6 7    
     United States Gilbert 1 6    
       United States Smith 6 6  
      Q  West Germany Bunge 3 1    
     United States Kuykendall 3 3  
Q  West Germany Bunge 7 7       Q  West Germany Bunge 6 6    
9  South Africa Kruger 6 6    

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
12  Czechoslovakia Maršíková 7 6    
 United States Teeguarden 5 3       12  Czechoslovakia Maršíková 6 6    
    Q  Netherlands Vessies 2 1    
      12  Czechoslovakia Maršíková 6 6    
Q  United States Jordan 3 6 6        United States Liess 4 1    
 United States Nagelsen 6 3 4     Q  United States Jordan 4 4  
     United States Liess 6 6    
      12  Czechoslovakia Maršíková 4 1  
 United States Stoll 6 6         2  United States Evert 6 6  
 United Kingdom Coles 0 1        United States Stoll 5 7 6  
     Sweden Anliot 7 5 2  
       United States Stoll 1 5  
 United States Ganz 7 1 6       2  United States Evert 6 7    
 West Germany Hanika 5 6 4      United States Ganz 0 4  
    2  United States Evert 6 6    
 

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