1980 WTA Tour

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1980 WTA Tour
Austin had her best year in 1980 winning 12 titles
Austin had her best year in 1980 winning 12 titles
Details
Duration 7 January 1980 – 12 January 1981
Edition 10th
Tournaments 53
Categories Grand Slam (4)
WTA championships (3)
Avon Championships (10)
Colgate Series (32)
Non-Tour Events (2)
Achievements
Most tournament titles United States Tracy Austin (12)
Most tournament finals United States Tracy Austin (16)
Prize money leader Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova ($749,250)
Points leader United States Chris Evert (16.829)
Awards
Player of the year United States Tracy Austin
Doubles Team of the year United States Kathy Jordan
United States Anne Smith
Most improved player of the year Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Newcomer of the year United States Andrea Jaeger
1979
1981

The 1980 Avon Championships World Championship Series was the 10th season since the foundation of the Women's Tennis Association. It commenced on January 7, 1980, and concluded on December 24, 1980 after 36 events. The Avon Championships World Championship Series was the elite tour for professional women's tennis organised by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA). The year is divided into two sponsors with the first three months sponsored by Avon Series and the latter part by Colgate Series. It included the four Grand Slam tournaments and a series of other events. ITF tournaments were not part of the tour, although they awarded points for the WTA World Ranking.

Schedule[edit]

The table below shows the 1980 Avon Championships World Championship Series schedule.

Key
Grand Slam tournaments
WTA championships
Avon Championships Circuit
Colgate Series
Non-Tour Events
Team events

January[edit]

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semi finalists Quarter finalists
7 January Avon Championships of Kansas
Kansas City, KS, United States
Colgate Series
$150,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Tracy Austin
6-2, 6-1
United States Chris Evert-Lloyd Australia Dianne Fromholtz
United States Billie Jean King
South Africa Greer Stevens
United States Caroline Stoll
Australia Wendy Turnbull
United States Kathy Jordan
United States Laura DuPont
United States Pam Shriver

6-3, 6-3
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec
United States Ann Kiyomura
14 January Avon Championships of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Colgate Series
$125,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
6-0, 6-2
South Africa Greer Stevens United Kingdom Virginia Wade
United Kingdom Sue Barker
United States Pam Shriver
Australia Dianne Fromholtz
West Germany Bettina Bunge
Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley
United States Billie Jean King
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova

6-3, 6-1
United States Laura DuPont
United States Pam Shriver
21 January Avon Championships of Chicago
Chicago, IL, United States
Colgate Series
$200,000 - Carpet (i) - 56S/28D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
6-4, 6-4
United States Chris Evert-Lloyd United States Billie Jean King
Australia Wendy Turnbull
South Africa Greer Stevens
Australia Dianne Fromholtz
West Germany Sylvia Hanika
United States Kathy Jordan
United States Billie Jean King
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova

6-3, 6-4
West Germany Sylvia Hanika
United States Kathy Jordan
28 January Avon Championships of Seattle
Seattle, Washington, United States
Colgate Series
$150,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Tracy Austin
6-2, 7-6
United Kingdom Virginia Wade United States Chris Evert-Lloyd
United States Andrea Jaeger
West Germany Sylvia Hanika
South Africa Greer Stevens
United Kingdom Sue Barker
Romania Virginia Ruzici
United States Rosie Casals
Australia Wendy Turnbull

6-4, 2-6, 7-5
United Kingdom Virginia Wade
South Africa Greer Stevens

February[edit]

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semi finalists Quarter finalists
4 February Avon Championships of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, United States
Colgate Series
$150,000 - Hard - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
6-4, 6-0
United States Tracy Austin Australia Wendy Turnbull
United Kingdom Virginia Wade
Romania Virginia Ruzici
United States Roberta McCallum
United Kingdom Sue Barker
United States Caroline Stoll
United States Rosie Casals
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
7-6, 6-2
United States Kathy Jordan
United States Anne Smith
11 February Avon Championships of California
Oakland, CA, United States
Colgate Series
$150,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
6-1, 7-6
Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley United States Terry Holladay
United Kingdom Virginia Wade
United States Kathy Jordan
United States Billie Jean King
United States Rosie Casals
South Africa Greer Stevens
United Kingdom Sue Barker
United States Ann Kiyomura

6-0, 6-4
South Africa Greer Stevens
United Kingdom Virginia Wade
18 February Avon Championships of Detroit
Detroit, MI, United States
Colgate Series
$150,000 - Carpet (i) - 64S/32D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Billie Jean King
6-3, 6-0
Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley Australia Dianne Balestrat
Australia Wendy Turnbull
United States Kathy Jordan
United States Terry Holladay
United States Andrea Jaeger
Romania Virginia Ruzici
United States Billie Jean King
South Africa Ilana Kloss

3-6, 6-3, 6-2
United States Kathy Jordan
United States Anne Smith
25 February Avon Championships of Houston
Houston, TX, United States
Colgate Series
$150,000 - Carpet (i) - 33S/15D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Billie Jean King
6-1, 6-3
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova Australia Wendy Turnbull
South Africa Greer Stevens
Romania Virginia Ruzici
Australia Dianne Fromholtz
United Kingdom Sue Barker
United States Tracy Austin
United States Billie Jean King
South Africa Ilana Kloss

3-6, 6-1, 6-4
Netherlands Betty Stöve
Australia Wendy Turnbull

March[edit]

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semi finalists Quarter finalists
3 March Avon Championships of Dallas
Dallas, Texas, United States
Colgate Series
$200,000 - Carpet (i) - 56S/32D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
6-3, 6-2
Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley United Kingdom Virginia Wade
Australia Dianne Fromholtz
United States Kathy Jordan
United States Pam Shriver
Australia Wendy Turnbull
West Germany Bettina Bunge
United States Billie Jean King
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
4-6, 6-3, 6-3
United States Rosie Casals
Australia Wendy Turnbull
10 March Avon Championships of Boston
Boston, MA, United States
Colgate Series
$150,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Tracy Austin
6-2, 6-1
United Kingdom Virginia Wade United States Billie Jean King
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec
Romania Virginia Ruzici
United States Kathy Jordan
United States Stacy Margolin
United States JoAnne Russell
United States Rosie Casals
Australia Wendy Turnbull

6-4, 7-6
United States Billie Jean King
South Africa Ilana Kloss
17 March Avon Championships
New York City, NY, United States
WTA Championships
$300,000 - Carpet (i) - 8S/4D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Tracy Austin
6-2, 2-6, 6-2
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley
United States Billie Jean King
United States Billie Jean King
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova

6-3, 4-6, 6-3
United States Rosie Casals
Australia Wendy Turnbull
24 March Clairol Crown
Carlsbad, California, United States
Non-Tour Event
$200,000 - Clay - 4S/2D
United States Tracy Austin
6-4, 6-3
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley
United States Billie Jean King
Honda Civic Classic
Carlsbad, California], United States
Colgate Series
$30,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Australia Pam Shriver
6-1, 6-2
United States Kate Latham United States Stacy Margolin
United States Pam Teeguarden
West Germany Renata Tomanova
United States Terry Holladay
United States Renee Richards
United States Jeanne Duvall
United States Laura DuPont
United States Pam Shriver
6-7, 6-4, 6-1
United States Rosie Casals
United States Joanne Russell
31 March Bridgestone Doubles Championships
Tokyo, Japan
Colgate Series
$150,000 - Carpet (i) - 8D
Doubles Draw
United States Billie Jean King
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova

7-5, 6-3
United Kingdom Sue Barker
United States Ann Kiyomura

April[edit]

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semi finalists Quarter finalists
7 April Family Circle Cup
Charleston, SC, United States
Colgate Series
$150,000 - Clay - 56S/32D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Tracy Austin
3-6, 6-1, 6-0
Czechoslovakia Regina Maršíková Argentina Ivanna Madruga
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
South Africa Yvonne Vermaak
Romania Virginia Ruzici
United States Kathy Jordan
Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley
United States Kathy Jordan
United States Anne Smith

6-1, 6-1
United States Candy Reynolds
United States Paula Smith
14 April Murjani WTA Championships
Amelia Island, Florida, United States
Colgate Series
$100,000 - Clay - 56S/32D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
5-7, 6-3, 6-2
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková Romania Virginia Ruzici
South Africa Yvonne Vermaak
United States Pam Shriver
Argentina Ivanna Madruga
United States Jeanne Duvall
United States Leslie Allen
United States Rosie Casals
South Africa Ilana Kloss

7-6, 7-6
United States Kathy Jordan
United States Pam Shriver
28 April United Airlines Tournament of Champions
Orlando, Florida, United States
Colgate Series
$200,000 - Clay - 20S
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
6-2, 6-4
United States Tracy Austin United States Barbara Jordan
United States Andrea Jaeger
United States Pam Shriver
United States Paula Smith
United Kingdom Sue Barker
Argentina Ivanna Madruga

May[edit]

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semi finalists Quarter finalists
5 May Italian Open
Perugia, Italy
Colgate Series
$100,000 - Clay - 56S/32D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Chris Evert-Lloyd
5-7, 6-2, 6-2
Romania Virginia Ruzici Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Argentina Ivanna Madruga
United States Laura DuPont
Czechoslovakia Renáta Tomanová
West Germany Bettina Bunge
United Kingdom Virginia Wade
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Czechoslovakia Renáta Tomanová

6-4, 6-1
Argentina Ivanna Madruga
Argentina Adriana Villagran
19 May Federation Cup
West Berlin, West Germany
Team event
Clay
 United States
3-0
 Australia
 Czechoslovakia
 West Germany
 Soviet Union
 Romania
 Great Britain
 Sweden
26 May
2 June
French Open
Paris, France
Grand Slam
$300,000 - Clay - 112S/64Q/48D/32X
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw - Mixed Draw
United States Chris Evert-Lloyd
6-0, 6-3
Romania Virginia Ruzici Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Australia Dianne Fromholtz
Australia Dianne Fromholtz
Argentina Ivanna Madruga
Australia Wendy Turnbull
United States Billie Jean King
United States Kathy Jordan
United States Anne Smith

6-1, 6-0
Argentina Ivanna Madruga
Argentina Adriana Villagran
United States Anne Smith
United States Billy Martin
2-6, 6-4, 8-6
Czechoslovakia Renáta Tomanová
Czechoslovakia Stanislav Birner

June[edit]

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semi finalists Quarter finalists
9 June Crossley Carpets Trophy
Chicester, United Kingdom
Colgate Series
$100,000 - Grass - 56S/28D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Chris Evert-Lloyd
6-3, 6-7, 7-5
Hana Mandlíková United States Pam Shriver
Netherlands Betty Stöve
United States Andrea Jaeger
United States Betsy Nagelsen
United States Sharon Walsh
West Germany Bettina Bunge
United States Pam Shriver
Netherlands Betty Stöve

6-4, 7-5
United States Rosie Casals
Australia Wendy Turnbull
16 June BMW Championships
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Colgate Series
$150,000 - Grass - 64S/32D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Tracy Austin
7-6, 6-2
Australia Wendy Turnbull South Africa Greer Stevens
United States Mareen Louie Harper
Netherlands Betty Stöve
Australia Dianne Fromholtz
United States Diane Desfor
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
United States Kathy Jordan
United States Anne Smith

6-4, 6-1
United States Pam Shriver
Netherlands Betty Stöve
23 June
30 June
Wimbledon Championships
London, United Kingdom
Grand Slam
$300,000 - Grass - 112S/64Q/48D/48X
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw - Mixed Draw
Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley
6–1, 7–6(7-4)
United States Chris Evert-Lloyd Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
United States Tracy Austin
United States Billie Jean King
United States Andrea Jaeger
Australia Wendy Turnbull
South Africa Greer Stevens
United States Kathy Jordan
United States Anne Smith

4–6, 7–5, 6–1
United States Rosie Casals
Australia Wendy Turnbull
'United States Tracy Austin
United States John Austin

4–6, 7–6(8–6), 6–3
Australia Dianne Fromholtz
Australia Mark Edmondson

July[edit]

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semi finalists Quarter finalists
14 July Player's Classic
Montreal, Canada
Colgate Series
$100,000 - Hard - 56S/32D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
6-2, 6-1
South Africa Greer Stevens United States JoAnne Russell
United States Pam Shriver
United States Anne Smith
United States Laura DuPont
United States Ann Kiyomura
United States JoAnne Russell
United States Anne Smith
United States Pam Shriver
7-6, 7-6
United States Ann Kiyomura
South Africa Greer Stevens
21 July Central Fidelity Banks International
Richmond, VA, United States
Colgate Series
$100,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
6-3, 6-0
United States Mary Lou Piatek United States Pam Shriver
United States Betsy Nagelsen
United States Barbara Potter
United States Stacy Margolin
South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank
United States Wendy White
United States Billie Jean King
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova

6-4, 4-6, 6-3
United States Pam Shriver
United States Anne Smith
Austrian Open
Kitzbühel, Austria
Colgate Series
$50,000 - Clay - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Romania Virginia Ruzici
3-6, 1-1 Ret
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková West Germany Sylvia Hanika
Czechoslovakia Regina Maršíková
Czechoslovakia Hana Strachonová
Czechoslovakia Renáta Tomanová
West Germany Heidi Eisterlehner
Czechoslovakia Iva Budařová
West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
West Germany Eva Pfaff
Walkover
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Czechoslovakia Renáta Tomanová
28 July Wells Fargo Open
San Diego, United States
Colgate Series
$125,000 - HARD- 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Tracy Austin
6-1, 6-3
Australia Wendy Turnbull United States Stacy Margolin
United States Ann Kiyomura
South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank
United States Stacy Margolin
United States Laura DuPont
United States Diane Desfor
United States Tracy Austin
United States Ann Kiyomura
3–6, 6–4, 6–3
United States Rosie Casals
Australia Wendy Turnbull

August[edit]

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semi finalists Quarter finalists
4 August U.S. Clay Court Championships
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Colgate Series
$200,000 - Clay - 56S/32D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Chris Evert-Lloyd
6-4, 6-3
United States Andrea Jaeger Argentina Ivanna Madruga
Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley
United States Anne White
Czechoslovakia Hana Strachonová
United States Mary Lou Piatek
Czechoslovakia Regina Maršíková
United States Anne Smith
United States Paula Smith

4-6, 6-3, 6-4
Romania Virginia Ruzici
Czechoslovakia Renáta Tomanová


11 August Player's Canadian Open
Toronto, Canada
Colgate Series
$150,000 - Hard - 56S/32D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Chris Evert-Lloyd
6-3, 6-1
Romania Virginia Ruzici United States Kathy Jordan
United States Pam Shriver
United States Anne Smith
Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley
United States Andrea Jaeger
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
United States Andrea Jaeger
Czechoslovakia Regina Maršíková

6-1, 6-3
United States Ann Kiyomura
United States Betsy Nagelsen


18 August Volvo Tennis Cup
Mahwah, New Jersey, United States
Colgate Series
$150,000 - Hard - 56S/32D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
6-7, 6-2, 6-2
United States Andrea Jaeger West Germany Sylvia Hanika
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
United States Tracy Austin
United States Trey Lewis
Australia Dianne Balestrat
United States Kathy Jordan
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
United States Candy Reynolds

4-6, 6-3, 6-1
United States Pam Shriver
Netherlands Betty Stöve
25 August
1 September
US Open
Flushing Meadows, New York, USA
Grand Slam
$350,000 - Hard - 128S/64Q/64D/32X
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw - Mixed Draw
United States Chris Evert-Lloyd
5–7, 6–1, 6–1
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková United States Tracy Ausin
United States Andrea Jaeger
United States Pam Shriver
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec
Argentina Ivanna Madruga
United States Barbara Hallquist
United States Billie Jean King
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova

7–6(7–2), 7–5
United States Pam Shriver
Netherlands Betty Stöve
Australia Wendy Turnbull
United States Marty Riessen
7–5, 6–2
Netherlands Betty Stöve
South Africa Frew McMillan

September[edit]

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semi finalists Quarter finalists
8 September Toray Sillook Open
Tokyo, Japan
Colgate Series
$100,000 - Carpet (i) - 28S
Singles Draw
United States Billie Jean King
7-5, 6-4
United States Terry Holladay Australia Dianne Balestrat
United States Leslie Allen
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec
Czechoslovakia Regina Maršíková
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Australia Wendy Turnbull
Women‟s Games
Atlanta, Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Colgate Series
$50,000 - Hard - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Romania Virginia Ruzici
6-1, 6-3
Argentina Ivanna Madruga United States Barbara Potter
South Africa Tanya Harford
United States Pam Teeguarden
United States Pam Teeguarden
United States Barbara Jordan
Romania Lucia Romanov
Romania Virginia Ruzici
United States Pam Teeguarden

6-4, 7-5
United States Barbara Jordan
United States JoAnne Russell
15 September Buick Riviera Classic
Atlanta, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Colgate Series
$200,000 - Hard - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Andrea Jaeger
7-5, 4-6, 6-3
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
West Germany Sylvia Hanika
Australia Wendy Turnbull
United States Kathy Jordan
United States Anne Smith
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec
United States Kathy Jordan
United States Anne Smith

2-6, 6-4, 6-3
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
Netherlands Betty Stöve
21 September Davison‟s Classic
Atlanta, GA, United States
Colgate Series
$100,000 - Hard - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
6-3, 7-5
Australia Wendy Turnbull United States Chris Evert-Lloyd
Australia Dianne Balestrat
United States Kathy Jordan
United States Pam Teeguarden
Romania Lucia Romanov
United States JoAnne Russell
United States Barbara Potter
United States Sharon Walsh
United States Kathy Jordan
United States Anne Smith


29 September US Indoors
Hartford, United States CN
Colgate Series
$100,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Tracy Austin
6-1, 2-6, 6-2
Australia Dianne Fromholtz Australia Wendy Turnbull
United States Billie Jean King
United States Anne Smith
United Kingdom Anne Hobbs
United States Renee Richards
United States Roberta McCallum
United States Ann Kiyomura
United States Candy Reynolds

6-3, 4-6, 6-1
United States Anne Smith
United States Paula Smith

October[edit]

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semi finalists Quarter finalists
6 October Thunderbird Classic
Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Colgate Series
$100,000 - Hard - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Czechoslovakia Regina Maršíková
7-6, 7-6
Australia Wendy Turnbull United States Caroline Stoll
United States Pam Shriver
United States Tracy Austin
United States Trey Lewis
United States Dana Gilbert
South Korea Lee Duk Hee
United States Pam Shriver
United States Paula Smith

6-0, 6-4
United States Ann Kiyomura
United States Candy Reynolds
13 October Borden Classic
Nagoya, Japan
Colgate Series
$50,000 - Hard - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Dana Gilbert
5-1 ret
United States Barbara Jordan West Germany Heidi Eisterlehner
United States Mareen Louie Harper
Argentina Ivanna Madruga
United States Lindsay Morse
Czechoslovakia Renáta Tomanová
United States Marcie Harper
United States Lindsay Morse
United States Jean Nachand
6-3, 6-1
Australia Nerida Gregory
West Germany Marie Pinterova
Maybelline Classic
Deerfield Beach, Florida, United States
Colgate Series
$125,000 - Hard - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Chris Evert-Lloyd
6-4, 6-1
United States Andrea Jaeger Czechoslovakia Regina Maršíková
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
Romania Virginia Ruzici
United States Sherry Acker
United States Pam Shriver
United Kingdom Sue Barker
United States Mary-Lou Daniels
United States Wendy White-Prausa

6-1, 3-6, 7-5
United States Pam Shriver
United States Paula Smith
20 October Daihatsu Challenge
Brighton, United Kingdom
Colgate Series
$150,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Chris Evert-Lloyd
6-4, 5-7, 6-3
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova West Germany Sylvia Hanika
South Africa Greer Stevens
Romania Virginia Ruzici
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Australia Dianne Balestrat
United States Barbara Potter
United States Kathy Jordan
United States Anne Smith

6-3, 7-5
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
Netherlands Betty Stöve
Hit-Union Japan Open
Tokyo, Japan
Colgate Series
$50,000 - Hard - S/D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Romania Mariana Simionescu
6-4, 6-4
Australia Nerida Gregory West Germany Marie Pinterova
United States Dana Gilbert
Argentina Ivanna Madruga
China Yu Li-Qiao
West Germany Heidi Eisterlehner
United States Julie Harrington
United States Dana Gilbert
United States Mareen Louie Harper

7-5, 7-6
Australia Nerida Gregory
West Germany Marie Pinterova
27 October Stockholm Open
Stockholm, Sweden
Colgate Series
$75,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
6-2, 6-2
West Germany Bettina Bunge Romania Virginia Ruzici
West Germany Sylvia Hanika
United States JoAnne Russell
West Germany Lena Sandin
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec
West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
Romania Virginia Ruzici
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec

6-2, 6-1
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Netherlands Betty Stöve

November[edit]

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semi finalists Quarter finalists
3 November Seiko Classic
Hong Kong
Colgate Series
$50,000 - Hard - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Australia Wendy Turnbull
6-2, 6-0
United States Mareen Louie Harper United States Sharon Walsh
Australia Susan Leo
United States Julie Harrington
Australia Nerida Gregory
United Kingdom Jane Plackett
Australia Leanne Harrison
Australia Wendy Turnbull
United States Sharon Walsh

6-1, 6-2
United States Penny Johnson
Chile Silvana Urroz
Porsche Tennis Grand Prix
Stuttgart, West Germany
Colgate Series
$125,000 - Hard (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Tracy Austin
6-2, 7-5
United States Sherry Acker United States Andrea Jaeger
Romania Virginia Ruzici
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec
West Germany Sylvia Hanika
United States Pam Teeguarden
Switzerland Isabelle Villiger
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Netherlands Betty Stöve

6-4, 7-5
United States Kathy Jordan
United States Anne Smith
10 November Florida Federal Open
Tampa, Florida, USA
Colgate Series
$125,000 - Clay - 56S/28D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Andrea Jaeger
Walkover
United States Tracy Austin United States Kathrin Keil
United States Mary-Lou Daniels
United States Susan Mascarin
United States Anne White
United States Beth Norton
United States Wendy White
United States Rosie Casals
United States Candy Reynolds

7-6, 7-5
United States Anne Smith
United States Paula Smith
Dutch International Indoors
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Colgate Series
$75,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
6-2, 6-1
Romania Virginia Ruzici United States Barbara Potter
United States JoAnne Russell
United States Rene Blount
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec
Netherlands Betty Stöve
Czechoslovakia Hana Strachonová
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Netherlands Betty Stöve

7-6, 7-6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec
United States JoAnne Russell
17 November Lion's Cup
Tokyo, Japan
Non-Tour Event
$200,000 - Carpet (i) - S
Singles Draw
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
6-4, 6-3
United States Tracy Austin Australia Evonne Goolagong Cawley
United States Chris Evert-Lloyd
Wightman Cup
Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
Hard (i)
Team event
 United States 5-2
Chris Evert-Lloyd 6-1, 6-2
Kathy Jordan
Andrea Jaeger 3-6, 6-3, 6-2
Chris Evert-Lloyd 7-5, 3-6, 6-3
Andrea Jaeger
 Great Britain
Sue Barker
Anne Hobbs 4-6, 6-4, 6-1
Virginia Wade
Virginia Wade
Sue Barker 5-7, 6-3, 6-3

Rosemary Casals / Chris Evert-Lloyd 6-3, 6-3
Kathy Jordan / Anne Smith 6-1, 6-3
Glynis Coles / Anne Hobbs
Sue Barker / Virginia Wade
24 November
7 December
Toyota Australian Open
Melbourne, Australia
Grand Slam
$200,000 - Grass - 64S/32Q/32D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
6–0, 7–5
Australia Wendy Turnbull Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec
South Africa Greer Stevens
United States Pam Shriver
Romania Virginia Ruzici
United States Candy Reynolds
United States Betsy Nagelsen
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova

6-4, 6-4
United States Ann Kiyomura
United States Candy Reynolds


December[edit]

Week of Tournament Winner Runner-up Semi finalists Quarter finalists
1 December NSW Building Society Open
Sydney, Australia
Colgate Series
$125,000 - Grass - 56S/32D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Australia Wendy Turnbull
3-6, 6-4, 7-6
United States Pam Shriver West Germany Sylvia Hanika
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
South Africa Greer Stevens
United Kingdom Sue Barker
Romania Virginia Ruzici
United States Pam Shriver
Netherlands Betty Stöve
6-1, 4-6, 6-4
United States Rosie Casals
Australia Wendy Turnbull


8 December National Panasonic Open
Adelaide, Australia
Colgate Series
$125,000 - Grass - 56S/32D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
6-2, 6-4
United Kingdom Sue Barker Netherlands Betty Stöve
West Germany Marie Pinterova
West Germany Bettina Bunge
West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
West Germany Bettina Bunge
Australia Amanda Tobin
United States Pam Shriver
Netherlands Betty Stöve
6-4, 6-3
United Kingdom Sue Barker
United States Sharon Walsh
15 December Tucson Open
Tucson, Arizona, USA
Colgate Series
$75,000 - Carpet (i) - 32S/16D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Tracy Austin
6-2, 6-0
United States Mareen Louie Harper United States Barbara Potter
United States Sandy Collins
United States Sherry Acker
United States JoAnne Russell
United States Wendy White
United States Mona Guerrant
United States Leslie Allen
United States Barbara Potter

7-6, 6-0
United States Mary-Lou Daniels
United States Wendy White
6 January 1981 Colgate Series Championships
East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA
WTA Championships
$250,000 - Hard (i) - 12S/6D
Singles Draw - Doubles Draw
United States Tracy Austin
6-2, 6-2
United States Andrea Jaeger Australia Wendy Turnbull
Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
Round Robin
Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Romania Virginia Ruzici
United States Chris Evert-Lloyd
United States Pam Shriver
United States Rosie Casals
Australia Wendy Turnbull

6-3, 4-6, 7-6(7-5)
United States Paula Smith
United States Candy Reynolds

Rankings[edit]

Below are the 1980 WTA year-end rankings (December 31, 1980) in both singles and doubles competition:

Singles Year-end Ranking[1]
No Player Name Points 1979 Change
1  Chris Evert (USA) 16.829 2 +1
2  Tracy Austin (USA) 15.633 3 +1
3  Martina Navratilova (TCH) 14.786 1 -2
4  Hana Mandlíková (TCH) 10.801 17 +13
5  Evonne Goolagong Cawley (AUS) 10.747 4 -1
6  Billie Jean King (USA) 9.737 5 -1
7  Andrea Jaeger (USA) 9.611 NR NR
8  Wendy Turnbull (AUS) 9.556 7 -1
9  Pam Shriver (USA) 8.227 33 +24
10  Greer Stevens (RSA) 8.032 12 +2
11  Virginia Ruzici (ROU) 7.598 13 +2
12  Dianne Fromholtz (AUS) 7.571 6 -6
13  Kathy Jordan (USA) 7.281 11 -2
14  Sylvia Hanika (FRG) 6.248 16 +2
15  Virginia Wade (GBR) 5.766 8 -7
16  Sue Barker (GBR) 5.460 10 -6
17  Mima Jaušovec (YUG) 5.284 20 +3
18  Regina Maršíková (TCH) 5.127 14 -4
19  Bettina Bunge (FRG) 4.960 32 +13
20  Terry Holladay (USA) 4.551 26 +6

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hill, James (2011-11-11). "Corel WTA Tour Rankings Rank Date: 23 November 1989". WTA. Retrieved 2011-05-24. 

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