1983 French Open – Women's Singles

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1983 French Open
Champion   United States Chris Evert
Runner-up   Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec
Final score   6–1, 6–2
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
 < 1982 1984 > 

Chris Evert defeated Mima Jaušovec 6–1, 6–2 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1983 French Open.[1]

Top seed Martina Navratilova was upset in the Fourth Round. Her only loss for the entire year.

This tournament was notable for being the first Grand Slam appearance of future World No. 1 Steffi Graf.

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 (Fourth round)
  2. United States Chris Evert (Champion)
  3. United States Andrea Jaeger (Semifinalist)
  4. United States Tracy Austin (Quarterfinalist)
  5. United States Pam Shriver (Third round)
  6. West Germany Bettina Bunge (Second round)
  7. West Germany Sylvia Hanika (Third round)
  8. Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková (Quarterfinalist)
  1. Romania Virginia Ruzici (Third round)
  2. Hungary Andrea Temesvári (Fourth round)
  3. United States Zina Garrison (First round)
  4. United States Kathy Rinaldi (Fourth round)
  5. United States Bonnie Gadusek (First round)
  6. United States Anne Smith (First round)
  7. West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch (Third round)
  8. South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank (First round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
     United States Kathy Horvath 1 1    
   Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec 6 6    
     Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec 3 7 6  
     United Kingdom Jo Durie 6 5 2  
4  United States Tracy Austin 1 6 0
     United Kingdom Jo Durie 6 4 6  
       Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec 1 2  
  2  United States Chris Evert 6 6  
     United States Gretchen Rush 2 2    
3  United States Andrea Jaeger 6 6    
  3  United States Andrea Jaeger 3 1  
  2  United States Chris Evert 6 6    
8  Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková 6 3 2
  2  United States Chris Evert 4 6 6  

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
1  United States Navratilova 6 6    
 United States Piatek 1 1       1  United States Navratilova 6 6    
 Czechoslovakia Skronska 6 6      Czechoslovakia Skronska 1 1    
 United States Acker 1 0         1  United States Navratilova 6 6    
 United States White 7 4 6        United States White 0 3    
 France Paradis 5 6 3      United States White 6 7  
 United States Teeguarden 6 6      United States Teeguarden 2 6    
 Sweden Ekblom 3 1         1  United States Navratilova 4 6 3
 Czechoslovakia Strachonova 7 1 6        United States Horvath 6 0 6
Q  United Kingdom Brasher 6 6 1      Czechoslovakia Strachonova 3 1    
 United States Horvath 6 6      United States Horvath 6 6    
Q  Australia Whytcross 1 3          United States Horvath 6 7  
 Japan Inoue 6 6         15  West Germany Kohde-Kilsch 4 5    
 United States Yeargin 1 1        Japan Inoue 4 3  
15  West Germany Kohde-Kilsch 6 6     15  West Germany Kohde-Kilsch 6 6    
 West Germany Dries 4 3    

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
9  Romania Ruzici 6 6    
 France Guery 2 4       9  Romania Ruzici 6 6    
 United States Raschiatore 6 6      United States Raschiatore 4 3    
Q  France Calleja 4 0         9  Romania Ruzici 3 4    
 France Tanvier 6 6          France Tanvier 6 6    
 France Simon-Glinel 1 3        France Tanvier 7 6  
 Australia Minter 1 6 6    Australia Minter 5 1    
 United States Solomon 6 4 3        France Tanvier 3 3  
Q  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Goleš 6 6          Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 6 6  
 Canada Bassett 2 2       Q  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Goleš 5 3    
 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 6 6      Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 7 6    
 Argentina Giussani 3 4          Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 6 6 6
 United States Sands 2 7 6       7  West Germany Hanika 7 4 4  
 United States Fendick 6 6 2      United States Sands 1 6  
7  West Germany Hanika 3 6 6   7  West Germany Hanika 6 7    
 France Phan-Thanh 6 2 1  

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
4  United States Austin 6 6 6  
 United States Latham 7 1 3     4  United States Austin 6 6    
 United States Gilbert 6 3 6    United States Gilbert 0 1    
 United States Harrington 4 6 4       4  United States Austin 6 6    
 Switzerland Delhees 6 6          Switzerland Delhees 2 1    
 Italy Simmonds 1 2        Switzerland Delhees 6 6  
 United States Hepner 6 6      United States Hepner 3 1    
 United States Nelson 2 1         4  United States Austin 6 6  
 United States Smith 5 6 6        United States Jordan 3 1  
 United States Bramblett 7 1 2      United States Smith 6 1 7  
 South Korea Lee 6 6      South Korea Lee 3 6 5  
 United States Forood 2 4          United States Smith 2 3  
 Romania Romanov 7 6          United States Jordan 6 6    
 United States Nagelsen 5 4        Romania Romanov 1 4  
 United States Jordan 6 6      United States Jordan 6 6    
14  United States Smith 2 3    

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
12  United States Rinaldi 6 6    
 United States Leand 3 2       12  United States Rinaldi 6 6    
 Australia Sayers 4 6 6    Australia Sayers 3 3    
 South Africa Rollinson 6 2 4       12  United States Rinaldi 6 6    
 Czechoslovakia Budařová 6 6          Czechoslovakia Budařová 0 1    
 West Germany Pfaff 2 3        Czechoslovakia Budařová 6 7  
 Switzerland Pasquale 2 6 6    Switzerland Pasquale 4 6    
 Brazil Monteiro 6 3 4       12  United States Rinaldi 3 7 1
 United States Moulton 6 7          United Kingdom Durie 6 5 6
 United States Mochizuki 0 6        United States Moulton 0 3    
 United Kingdom Durie 6 6      United Kingdom Durie 6 6    
 United States Reynolds 4 3          United Kingdom Durie 6    
Q  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sasak 6 6         5  United States Shriver 2      
 United Kingdom Gomer 1 2       Q  Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sasak 6 3 3
5  United States Shriver 2 6 6   5  United States Shriver 2 6 6  
 Netherlands Mesker 6 3 4  

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
6  West Germany Bunge 6 6    
 United States Fernandez 2 0       6  West Germany Bunge 4 2    
 Bulgaria Maleeva 6 6      Bulgaria Maleeva 6 6    
 United States Phelps 3 2          Bulgaria Maleeva 6 2 2  
 United States Collins 6 6          United States Rush 2 6 6  
 United States Russell 4 4        United States Collins 1 5  
 United States Rush 6 6      United States Rush 6 7    
 United States Thompson 1 3          United States Rush 6 6  
 United States Mascarin 6 6          Argentina Madruga-Osses 3 2  
 Sweden Jexell 0 2        United States Mascarin 0 1    
 Argentina Madruga-Osses 4 6 6    Argentina Madruga-Osses 6 6    
 South Africa Vermaak 6 3 4        Argentina Madruga-Osses 6 6  
 United States Bonder 6 6          United States Bonder 3 4    
 United States Jordan 3 2        United States Bonder 6 6  
 United States Casale 6 6      United States Casale 4 3    
11  United States Garrison 0 0    

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United States Holton 6 7    
13  United States Gadusek 2 6        United States Holton 6 6    
 United States Henricksson 3 6 6    United States Henricksson 3 4    
 Czechoslovakia Skuherska 6 3 2        United States Holton 2 2    
 France Vanier 6 6          United Kingdom Hobbs 6 6    
 United States Mundel 4 4        France Vanier 6 3 6
 United Kingdom Hobbs 6 6      United Kingdom Hobbs 4 6 8  
 United Kingdom Wade 3 2          United Kingdom Hobbs 2 4  
Q  West Germany Graf 6 6         3  United States Jaeger 6 6  
Q  Sweden Karlsson 4 1       Q  West Germany Graf 0 6    
 South Africa Mould 6 6      South Africa Mould 6 7    
 Italy Reggi 4 3          South Africa Mould 0 6 2
 United States Steinmetz 6 6         3  United States Jaeger 6 3 6  
 Sweden Sandin 2 1        United States Steinmetz 0 1  
3  United States Jaeger 7 1 6   3  United States Jaeger 6 6    
 Peru Arraya 5 6 0  

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
8  Czechoslovakia Mandlíková 4 7 6  
 Argentina Longo 6 6 1     8  Czechoslovakia Mandlíková 7 6    
 United States Klitch 7 6      United States Klitch 5 3    
 United States Preyer 5 2         8  Czechoslovakia Mandlíková 6 6    
 Sweden Lindqvist 6 6          United States White 0 1    
 United States Antonoplis 2 3        Sweden Lindqvist 4 3  
 United States White 6 5 6    United States White 6 6    
 Australia O'Neil 3 7 2       8  Czechoslovakia Mandlíková 6 6  
 United States Blount 1 6 7       10  Hungary Temesvári 2 1  
 West Germany Tomanová 6 4 5      United States Blount 6 4    
 Czechoslovakia Brzakova 6 6      Czechoslovakia Brzakova 7 6    
 Peru Vasquez 2 2          Czechoslovakia Brzakova 0 3  
 United States Herr 7 6         10  Hungary Temesvári 6 6    
 Czechoslovakia Plchova 5 4        United States Herr 4 1  
10  Hungary Temesvári 6 6     10  Hungary Temesvári 6 6    
 France Thibault 0 1    

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 France Herreman 6 7    
16  South Africa Fairbank 1 5        France Herreman 6 7    
 Italy Rossi 6 6 7    Italy Rossi 1 5    
 United States Allen 3 7 5        France Herreman 4 2    
 United States Torres 6 6          Czechoslovakia Suková 6 6    
 France Vernhes 4 4        United States Torres 4 5  
 Czechoslovakia Suková 6 6      Czechoslovakia Suková 6 7    
 United States Davis 4 4          Czechoslovakia Suková 2 6 3
 Australia Cawley 6 6         2  United States Evert 6 3 6
 France Suire 3 2        Australia Cawley 6 6    
 United States Benjamin 6 7      United States Benjamin 2 0    
 France Amiach 4 5          Australia Cawley 2 2  
 Switzerland Jolissaint 6 6         2  United States Evert 6 6    
 Australia Leo 2 0        Switzerland Jolissaint 4 2  
2  United States Evert 6 6     2  United States Evert 6 6    
 Brazil Medrado 1 2    

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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