1979 French Open – Women's Singles

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1979 French Open
Champion   United States Chris Evert
Runner-up   Australia Wendy Turnbull
Final score   6–2, 6–0
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
 < 1978 1980 > 

Chris Evert defeated Wendy Turnbull 6–2, 6–0 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1979 French Open.[1]

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. United Kingdom Virginia Wade (Second round)
  3. Australia Dianne Fromholtz (Semifinalist)
  4. Australia Wendy Turnbull (Finalist)
  5. Romania Virginia Ruzici (Quarterfinalist)
  6. United Kingdom Sue Barker (Second round)
  7. Czechoslovakia Regina Maršíková (Semifinalist)
  8. Netherlands Betty Stöve (Third round)
  1. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec (Second round)
  2. United States Kathy May-Teacher (Second round)
  3. United States Rosie Casals (First round)
  4. South Africa Marise Kruger (Second round)
  5. United States Anne Smith (Third round)
  6. South Africa Ilana Kloss (Second round)
  7. n/a
  8. United States Marita Redondo (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    
   United States Ruta Gerulaitis 0 4    
  1  United States Chris Evert 6 6    
  3  Australia Dianne Fromholtz 1 3    
3  Australia Dianne Fromholtz 6 6  
  5  Romania Virginia Ruzici 0 4    
    1  United States Chris Evert 6 6  
  4  Australia Wendy Turnbull 2 0  
     Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková 3 3    
4  Australia Wendy Turnbull 6 6    
  4  Australia Wendy Turnbull 6 6  
  7  Czechoslovakia Regina Maršíková 4 3    
7  Czechoslovakia Regina Maršíková 6 6  
     Czechoslovakia Renata Tomanová 1 1    

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
1  United States Evert 6 6    
 United States Latham 1 0       1  United States Evert 6 6    
 United States Du Pont 7 5 6    United States Du Pont 3 3    
 United States Jordan 6 7 3       1  United States Evert 4 6 6  
 Brazil Medrado 7 6          Brazil Medrado 6 2 3  
 Argentina Madruga 6 1        Brazil Medrado 6 6  
9  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 6 6     9  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 4 4    
 France Chevalier 2 3         1  United States Evert 6 6  
14  South Africa Kloss 6 5 6        United States Gerulaitis 0 4  
 France Fuchs 2 7 0     14  South Africa Kloss 0      
 United States Gerulaitis 6 6 6    United States Gerulaitis 6      
 Australia O'Neil 2 7 0        United States Gerulaitis 6 6  
 France Simon 6 1 6       8  Netherlands Stöve 1 4    
 United States Stoll 2 6 3      France Simon 6 6 3
8  Netherlands Stöve 6 6     8  Netherlands Stöve 7 4 6  
 Argentina Gonzalez 0 3    

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
3  Australia Fromholtz 6 6    
 United States Fox 4 1       3  Australia Fromholtz 6 6    
 Argentina Rapponi 6 7      Argentina Rapponi 2 1    
 Australia Doerner 4 6         3  Australia Fromholtz 6 6    
 West Germany Bunge 6 6          West Germany Bunge 0 1    
 United States McDaniel 3 4        West Germany Bunge 6 5 7
12  South Africa Kruger 7 6     12  South Africa Kruger 1 7 5  
 United States Blount 6 0         3  Australia Fromholtz 6 6  
 Czechoslovakia Budařová 6 6         5  Romania Ruzici 0 4  
 United States Liess 1 2        Czechoslovakia Budařová 6 6    
 United States Walsh 2 6 6    United States Walsh 4 2    
 France Thibault 6 4 2        Czechoslovakia Budařová 1 5  
 United Kingdom Hobbs 6 2 6       5  Romania Ruzici 6 7    
 South Africa Vermaak 3 6 3      United Kingdom Hobbs 4 0  
5  Romania Ruzici 6 6     5  Romania Ruzici 6 6    
 Switzerland Delhees 3 3    

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
6  United Kingdom Barker 6 7    
 West Germany Eisterlehner 2 6       6  United Kingdom Barker 6 6 1  
 Czechoslovakia Mandlíková 6 6      Czechoslovakia Mandlíková 7 2 6  
 Romania Simionescu 4 4          Czechoslovakia Mandlíková 6 7    
 United States Stuart 2 7 8        United States Stuart 4 6    
 Argentina Villagran 6 6 6      United States Stuart 6 2 6
 Czechoslovakia Strachonova 6 6      Czechoslovakia Strachonova 3 6 1  
11  United States Casals 1 1          Czechoslovakia Mandlíková 6 6  
 United States Allen 6 6         4  Australia Turnbull 3 3  
16  United States Redondo 3 4        United States Allen 6 6 6  
 Netherlands Vessies 6 6      Netherlands Vessies 2 7 3  
 United States Newberry 4 4          United States Allen 2 3  
 United States Duvall 6 6         4  Australia Turnbull 6 6    
 West Germany Hanika 4 3        United States Duvall 3 3  
4  Australia Turnbull 6 6     4  Australia Turnbull 6 6    
 United States Smith 4 2    

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
7  Czechoslovakia Maršíková 6 4 6  
 United States Teeguarden 4 6 0     7  Czechoslovakia Maršíková 6 6    
 United States Forood 6 6      United States Forood 3 2    
 United States Siegel 2 1         7  Czechoslovakia Maršíková 6 7    
 United States Acker 7 6         13  United States Smith 3 6    
 United States Desfor 6 3        United States Acker 1 0  
13  United States Smith 6 6     13  United States Smith 6 6    
 France Dürr 1 1         7  Czechoslovakia Maršíková 6 6  
10  United States May-Teacher 4 6 6        West Germany Tomanová 1 1  
 Italy Porzio 6 1 0     10  United States May-Teacher 1 4    
 Romania Romanov 6 6      Romania Romanov 6 6    
 United States Stratton 1 1          Romania Romanov 4 2  
 West Germany Tomanová 6 6 6        West Germany Tomanová 6 6    
 France Beillan 7 2 4      West Germany Tomanová 6 4 6
2  United Kingdom Wade 7 7     2  United Kingdom Wade 2 6 2  
 France Lovera 5 6    

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 397. ISBN 978-0942257700. 

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