1981 French Open – Women's singles

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1981 French Open
Champion   Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Runner-up   West Germany Sylvia Hanika
Final score   6–2, 6–4
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
 < 1980 1982 > 

Hana Mandlíková defeated Sylvia Hanika 6–2, 6–4 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1981 French Open.[1]

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United States Chris Evert (Semifinalist)
  2. United States Martina Navratilova (Quarterfinalist)
  3. United States Andrea Jaeger (Semifinalist)
  4. Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková (Champion)
  5. Romania Virginia Ruzici (Quarterfinalist)
  6. West Germany Sylvia Hanika (Finalist)
  7. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Australia Dianne Fromholtz (Third round)
  1. United States Kathy Jordan (Third round)
  2. West Germany Bettina Bunge (Fourth round)
  3. United States Anne Smith (Fourth round)
  4. Czechoslovakia Regina Maršíková (Fourth round)
  5. United States Wendy White (Second round)
  6. Argentina Ivanna Madruga (Third round)
  7. United States Leslie Allen (Fourth round)
  8. United Kingdom Virginia Wade (Fourth 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    
5  Romania Virginia Ruzici 4 4    
  1  United States Chris Evert 5 4    
  4  Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková 7 6    
4  Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková 6 6  
     United States Kathy Rinaldi 1 3    
    4  Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková 6 6  
  6  West Germany Sylvia Hanika 2 4  
  7  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec 6 2 0  
3  United States Andrea Jaeger 4 6 6  
  3  United States Andrea Jaeger 6 1 4
  6  West Germany Sylvia Hanika 4 6 6  
6  West Germany Sylvia Hanika 6 6  
  2  United States Martina Navratilova 2 4    

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
1  United States Evert 6 6    
 West Germany Kohde-Kilsch 3 2       1  United States Evert 6 6    
     Argentina Casabianca 4 0    
      1  United States Evert 6 6    
       West Germany Pfaff 3 1    
     West Germany Pfaff 6 6  
 United States Margolin 7 4 6      United States Margolin 4 0    
 Australia Gulley 5 6 4       1  United States Evert 6 6  
 United States Jordan 6 6         16  United Kingdom Wade 3 0  
 United Kingdom Barker 3 0        United States Jordan 3 3    
     Poland Kuczyńska 6 6    
       Poland Kuczyńska 1 3  
 South Africa Fairbank 6 6         16  United Kingdom Wade 6 6    
 Sweden Ekblom 4 4        South Africa Fairbank 5 2  
    16  United Kingdom Wade 7 6    
 

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
13  United States White 7 6    
 United States Nagelsen 6 4       13  United States White 6 5    
     United States Teeguarden 7 7    
       United States Teeguarden 4 6 6  
       United States Casale 6 2 2  
     United States Casale 6 6  
 Switzerland Delhees 6 6        Switzerland Delhees 3 2    
 Switzerland Jolissaint 0 0          United States Teeguarden 3 3  
      5  Romania Ruzici 6 6  
     United States Harrington 6 5 6  
 United States Smith 4 6 7      United States Smith 4 7 3  
 Netherlands Stöve 6 4 5        United States Harrington 1 7 0
 Netherlands Schutte 7 1 10       5  Romania Ruzici 6 6 6  
 France Thibault 5 6 8      Netherlands Schutte 3 3  
    5  Romania Ruzici 6 6    
 

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
4  Czechoslovakia Mandlíková 6 6    
 Romania Romanov 2 1       4  Czechoslovakia Mandlíková 6 6    
     United States Casals 2 1    
      4  Czechoslovakia Mandlíková 4 6 6  
       Peru Vasquez 6 0 4  
     Peru Vasquez 6 7  
 United States Jones 7 6        United States Jones 1 5    
 Australia Gregory 5 3         4  Czechoslovakia Mandlíková 6 6  
 United States Horvath 6 3 6       10  West Germany Bunge 3 1  
 United States Gadusek 3 6 2      United States Horvath 5 6 6  
     Australia O'Neil 7 4 0  
       United States Horvath 3 7 2
      10  West Germany Bunge 6 5 6  
     United States Desfor 1 2  
10  West Germany Bunge 6 6       10  West Germany Bunge 6 6    
 United Kingdom Durie 2 3    

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    11  United States Smith 4 6 6  
 Hungary Pinterova 6 0 6      Hungary Pinterova 6 3 1  
 South Korea Lee 1 6 1       11  United States Smith 6 6    
       United States Collins 4 4    
     United States Portman 6 2  
 United States Collins 6 6        United States Collins 7 6    
 France Amiach 3 2         11  United States Smith 1 6 3
       United States Rinaldi 6 4 6
     United States Duvall 6 1 0  
 United States Rinaldi 6 6        United States Rinaldi 4 6 6  
 Spain Perea-Alcala 0 3          United States Rinaldi 6 7  
 Sweden Sandin 6 6         8  Australia Fromholtz 3 5    
 Australia Freeman 1 2        Sweden Sandin 2 5  
    8  Australia Fromholtz 6 7    
 

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
7  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 6 4 6  
 Switzerland Villiger 2 6 0     7  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 6 6    
     United States Buchanan 0 2    
      7  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 6 6    
       Argentina Giussani 0 3    
     Argentina Giussani 6 7 6
 Japan Sato 6 7 7      Japan Sato 7 5 1  
 United States Latham 7 5 5       7  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 6 6  
       United States Reynolds 3 2  
     United States Sands 2 1    
 United States Reynolds 7 6        United States Reynolds 6 6    
 South Africa Rollinson 5 2          United States Reynolds 2 7 6
 Czechoslovakia Strachonova 7 6         9  United States Jordan 6 5 2  
 United States Gilbert 5 4        Czechoslovakia Strachonova 6 6 4
    9  United States Jordan 4 7 6  
 

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    14  Argentina Madruga 6 6    
 Netherlands Van der Torre 7 6        Netherlands Van der Torre 1 1    
 South Africa Harford 5 1         14  Argentina Madruga 6 4 3  
       Sweden Bohm 2 6 6  
     Sweden Bohm 6 6  
 West Germany Tomanová 6 6        West Germany Tomanová 3 3    
 United States Du Pont 3 1          Sweden Bohm 2 4  
      3  United States Jaeger 6 6  
     United States Blount 2 1    
 South Africa Vermaak 7 6        South Africa Vermaak 6 6    
 Czechoslovakia Budařová 5 1          South Africa Vermaak 1 2  
      3  United States Jaeger 6 6    
     United Kingdom Coles 1 0  
3  United States Jaeger 4 7 6     3  United States Jaeger 6 6    
 Hungary Temesvári 6 6 3  

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    6  West Germany Hanika 6 4 6  
 United Kingdom Jevans 6 7        United Kingdom Jevans 2 6 3  
 France Lovera 4 5         6  West Germany Hanika 6 6    
       Italy Rossi 3 2    
     Brazil Medrado 6 6 1
 Italy Rossi 6 6        Italy Rossi 4 7 6  
 United States Lewis 3 2         6  West Germany Hanika 6 6  
 United States Piatek 6 6         12  Czechoslovakia Maršíková 1 3  
 Czechoslovakia Skronska 4 2        United States Piatek 3 6 6  
     Netherlands Vessies 6 2 2  
       United States Piatek 6 5 5
 Brazil Monteiro 6 7         12  Czechoslovakia Maršíková 2 7 7  
 Czechoslovakia Brzakova 2 6        Brazil Monteiro 1 1  
    12  Czechoslovakia Maršíková 6 6    
 

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    15  United States Allen 6 6    
 Australia Minter 4 7 6      Australia Minter 4 2    
 France Simon 6 5 3       15  United States Allen 6 7    
 Australia Remilton 6 6          Australia Remilton 1 6    
 West Germany Eisterlehner 4 2        Australia Remilton 7 4 8
     United Kingdom Hobbs 6 6 6  
      15  United States Allen 1 2  
 United States White 6 6         2  United States Navratilova 6 6  
 France Franch 4 2        United States White 1 6 6  
     Australia Tobin 6 3 2  
       United States White 1 1  
 West Germany Riedel-Kuhn 6 4 6       2  United States Navratilova 6 6    
 Belgium Gurdal 0 6 1      West Germany Riedel-Kuhn 4 0  
    2  United States Navratilova 6 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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