1977 US Open – Women's Doubles

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Women's Doubles
1977 US Open
ChampionsUnited States Martina Navratilova
Netherlands Betty Stöve
Runners-upUnited States Renée Richards
United States Betty Ann Stuart
Final score6–1, 7–6
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women mixed
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
← 1976 · US Open · 1978 →

Linky Boshoff and Ilana Kloss were the defending champions, but lost in second round to Mima Jaušovec and Virginia Ruzici.

Martina Navratilova and Betty Stöve won the title by defeating Renée Richards and Betty Ann Stuart 6–1, 7–6 in the final.

Seeds[edit]

  1. United States Martina Navratilova / Netherlands Betty Stöve (Champions)
  2. South Africa Linky Boshoff / South Africa Ilana Kloss (Second round)
  3. Australia Helen Cawley / United States JoAnne Russell (Second round)
  4. France Françoise Dürr / United Kingdom Virginia Wade (Quarterfinals)
  5. United Kingdom Lesley Charles / United Kingdom Sue Mappin (Quarterfinals)
  6. Australia Kerry Reid / South Africa Greer Stevens (Semifinals)
  7. Czechoslovakia Regina Maršíková / United States Pam Teeguarden (First round)
  8. United States Mona Guerrant / United States Ann Kiyomura (First round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1 United States Martina Navratilova
Netherlands Betty Stöve
6 7
United States Julie Anthony
United States Billie Jean King
3 5
1 United States Martina Navratilova
Netherlands Betty Stöve
6 6
6 Australia Kerry Reid
South Africa Greer Stevens
4 4
4 France Françoise Dürr
United Kingdom Virginia Wade
2 2
6 Australia Kerry Reid
South Africa Greer Stevens
6 6
1 United States Martina Navratilova
Netherlands Betty Stöve
6 7
United States Renée Richards
United States Betty Ann Stuart
1 6
5 United Kingdom Lesley Charles
United Kingdom Sue Mappin
6 4
United States Renée Richards
United States Betty Ann Stuart
7 6
United States Renée Richards
United States Betty Ann Stuart
7 5 6
United States Lele Forood
Argentina Raquel Giscafré
5 7 1
United States Lele Forood
Argentina Raquel Giscafré
6 7
United States Patricia Bostrom
United States Mary Carillo
4 5

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States M Navratilova
Netherlands B Stöve
6 6
Sweden H Anliot
Sweden N Bohm
1 4 1 United States M Navratilova
Netherlands B Stöve
7 6
United States T Holladay
United States P Smith
5 4
1 United States M Navratilova
Netherlands B Stöve
6 4 6
Australia C Matison
Australia P Whytcross
4 6 2
United States T Austin
Australia L Hunt
5 2
Australia C Matison
Australia P Whytcross
6 7 Australia C Matison
Australia P Whytcross
7 6
United States C Reynolds
United States Stephanie Tolleson
3 5 1 United States M Navratilova
Netherlands B Stöve
6 7
7 Czechoslovakia R Maršíková
United States P Teeguarden
2 4 United States J Anthony
United States BJ King
3 5
United States J Anthony
United States BJ King
6 6 United States J Anthony
United States BJ King
6 6
South Africa T Harford
South Africa Y Vermaak
0 1
United States J Anthony
United States BJ King
6 7
South Africa B Cuypers
South Africa M Kruger
4 6
United States J Stratton
Sweden M Wikstedt
4 3
South Africa B Cuypers
South Africa M Kruger
6 6 South Africa B Cuypers
South Africa M Kruger
6 6
United States D Desfor
United States Gretchen Galt
1 4

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 France F Dürr
United Kingdom V Wade
6 6
Uruguay F Bonicelli
United States M Hamm
6 6 Uruguay F Bonicelli
United States M Hamm
3 3
Australia S Saliba
Australia M Sawyer
3 2 4 France F Dürr
United Kingdom V Wade
6 6
Sweden I Bentzer
Denmark H Sparre
4 6 3 United States K Shaw
United States V Ziegenfuss
4 1
West Germany H Eisterlehner
United States K Kuykendall
6 4 6 West Germany H Eisterlehner
United States K Kuykendall
7 3 6
United States K Shaw
United States V Ziegenfuss
6 6 7
4 France F Dürr
United Kingdom V Wade
2 2
6 Australia K Reid
South Africa G Stevens
6 6
6 Australia K Reid
South Africa G Stevens
7 7
United States Bunny Bruning
United States S Walsh
6 6 United States Bunny Bruning
United States S Walsh
5 5
United States R Casals
United States L duPont
1 1 6 Australia K Reid
South Africa G Stevens
6 6
United States J Evert
Romania M Simionescu
1 1 Australia C Doerner
Australia W Turnbull
4 4
Australia C Doerner
Australia W Turnbull
6 6 Australia C Doerner
Australia W Turnbull
6 6
United States R Gerulaitis
United States Sue Stap
3 1

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Australia D Fromholtz
United States B Nagelsen
2 6 6
United States Carol Bailey
United States P Michel
6 3 United Kingdom Lindsey Beaven
United States K Harter
6 2 4
United Kingdom Lindsey Beaven
United States K Harter
7 6 Australia D Fromholtz
United States B Nagelsen
6 7 3
5 United Kingdom L Charles
United Kingdom S Mappin
7 5 6
Australia N Gregory
United States Cynthia Ann Thomas
5 1
Belgium M Gurdal
Japan N Sato
1 1 5 United Kingdom L Charles
United Kingdom S Mappin
7 6
5 United Kingdom L Charles
United Kingdom S Mappin
6 6 5 United Kingdom L Charles
United Kingdom S Mappin
6 4
New Zealand Pauline Elliott
United States P Harper
4 1 United States R Richards
United States BA Stuart
7 6
United States K May
United States W Overton
6 6 United States K May
United States W Overton
2 6
United States R Richards
United States BA Stuart
6 7
United States R Richards
United States BA Stuart
5 6 7
United States S Acker
United States A Smith
6 6 7 United States S Acker
United States A Smith
7 3 5
United Kingdom G Coles
Romania F Mihai
3 7 5 United States S Acker
United States A Smith
7 7
3 Australia H Cawley
United States J Russell
6 5

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States R Fox
United States Linda Thomas
5 6 6
United States L Forood
Argentina R Giscafré
6 6 United States L Forood
Argentina R Giscafré
7 3 4
United States Robin Khan
United States Nancy Weigel
0 4 United States L Forood
Argentina R Giscafré
3 6 7
United States L Antonoplis
Australia D Evers
6 2 5
United States L Antonoplis
Australia D Evers
6 6
Italy S Simmonds
United Kingdom M Tyler
3 6 7 Italy S Simmonds
United Kingdom M Tyler
0 1
8 United States M Guerrant
United States A Kiyomura
6 3 6 United States L Forood
Argentina R Giscafré
6 7
United States Patricia Bostrom
United States M Carillo
6 6 United States Patricia Bostrom
United States M Carillo
4 5
United States Felicia Hutnick
United States N Yeargin
3 2 United States Patricia Bostrom
United States M Carillo
6 6
United States B Hallquist
United States Sheila McInerney
3 2
United States Patricia Bostrom
United States M Carillo
6 7
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia M Jaušovec
Romania V Ruzici
3 5
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia M Jaušovec
Romania V Ruzici
6 3 6
United States P Louie
United States Stacy Margolin
0 4 2 South Africa L Boshoff
South Africa I Kloss
4 6 4
2 South Africa L Boshoff
South Africa I Kloss
6 6

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