1977 US Open – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1977 US Open
Champion United States Chris Evert
Runner-up Australia Wendy Turnbull
Final score 7–6, 6–2
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 →

Chris Evert was the two-time defending champion. She successfully defended her title defeating Wendy Turnbull 7-6, 6–2 in the final to win the women's singles title at the 1977 US Open.

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 States Martina Navratilova (Semifinalist)
  3. United Kingdom Virginia Wade (Quarterfinalist)
  4. United Kingdom Sue Barker (Third round)
  5. Netherlands Betty Stöve (Semifinalist)
  6. United States Rosie Casals (Fourth round)
  1. United States Billie Jean King (Quarterfinalist)
  2. Australia Dianne Fromholtz (Fourth round)
  3. Australia Kerry Reid (Fourth round)
  4. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec (Quarterfinalist)
  5. United States Kristien Shaw (First round)
  6. Australia Wendy Turnbull (Finalist)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                             
1 United States Chris Evert 6 6
7 United States Billie Jean King 2 0
1 United States Chris Evert 6 7
5 Netherlands Betty Stöve 3 5
  United States Tracy Austin 2 2
5 Netherlands Betty Stöve 6 6
1 United States Chris Evert 7 6
12 Australia Wendy Turnbull 6 2
12 Australia Wendy Turnbull 6 6
3 United Kingdom Virginia Wade 2 1
12 Australia Wendy Turnbull 2 7 6
2 United States Martina Navratilova 6 5 4
10 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec 4 1
2 United States Martina Navratilova 6 6

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 United States Evert 6 6
United States Walsh 1 0 1 United States Evert 6 6
Australia Whytcross 2 6 7 Australia Whytcross 0 0
Sweden Bohm 6 0 6 1 United States Evert 6 6
Sweden Anliot 2 2
Czechoslovakia Maršíková 6 4 1
Sweden Anliot 7 6 Sweden Anliot 2 6 6
United States Bruning 5 2 1 United States Evert 6 6
United States Richey 3 0
Australia Hunt 7 3 6
Australia Gourlay Cawley 6 6 Australia Gourlay Cawley 5 6 3
United States Carillo 2 3 Australia Hunt 1 6
United States Richey 7 6 United States Richey 6 7
United States Struthers 6 0 United States Richey 7 6
Q United States Louie 6 2

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 United States King 6 3 7
United States Smith 7 6 United States Smith 3 6 5
United States Louie 5 4 7 United States King 6 2 6
Q United States McInerney 1 6 1
Q United States McInerney 7 6
United States Hallquist 6 6 United States Hallquist 5 0
United Kingdom Charles 4 4 7 United States King 6 3 7
9 Australia Reid 6 6 9 Australia Reid 1 6 6
United States Stratton 2 3 9 Australia Reid 6 6
United States Evert 0 2
9 Australia Reid 7 6
United States Liess 6 1
LL Australia Saliba 3 3
United States Liess 6 0 6 United States Liess 6 6
United States Gerulaitis 3 6 4

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 United Kingdom Barker 6 5 6
West Germany Ebbinghaus 4 7 3 4 United Kingdom Barker 6 4 6
West Germany Riedel 4 6 1
4 United Kingdom Barker 1 4
United States Austin 3 6 6 United States Austin 6 6
West Germany Eisterlehner 6 3 1 United States Austin 6 6
United States Ganz 1 2
United States Austin 6 7
Romania Ruzici 3 5
Brazil Bueno 2 3
Romania Ruzici 2 6 6 Romania Ruzici 6 6
Belgium Gurdal 6 3 2 Romania Ruzici 6 6
United States Reynolds 6 6 United States Bostrom 2 1
United States Thomas 4 2 United States Reynolds 2 1
United States Bostrom 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 Netherlands Stöve 6 3 6
United States Antonoplis 3 6 2 5 Netherlands Stöve 6 6
South Africa Kloss 4 1
5 Netherlands Stöve 7 6
United States duPont 5 4
United States duPont 6 6
United States Forood 3 6 7 United States Forood 4 4
Denmark Viragh 6 4 6 5 Netherlands Stöve 6 6
Romania Mihai 6 6 United States Kuykendall 3 0
11 United States Kemmer Shaw 3 2 Romania Mihai 2 6 6
United States Margolin 6 1 1
Romania Mihai 3 1
United States Kuykendall 6 6
United States Kuykendall 6 6
United Kingdom Beaven 6 6 United Kingdom Beaven 0 4
United States Kiyomura 4 2

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
South Africa Stevens 6 6
United States Latham 3 4 South Africa Stevens 4 4
Q United States Jordan 6 6
Q United States Jordan 4 3
12 Australia Turnbull 6 6
Australia Doerner 0 2
12 Australia Turnbull 6 6 12 Australia Turnbull 6 6
Italy Simmonds 2 1 12 Australia Turnbull 4 6 6
6 United States Casals 6 0 0
Q New Zealand Elliott 2 3
South Africa Cuypers 7 6 6 South Africa Cuypers 6 6
Q United States Stoll 5 7 2 South Africa Cuypers 2 6 2
6 United States Casals 6 1 6
United States Teeguarden 3 6
6 United States Casals 2 6 6 6 United States Casals 6 7
United States Nagelsen 6 4 3

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States Holladay 2 6 1
United States Russell 7 6 United States Russell 6 3 6
France Lovera 5 4 United States Russell 7 3 1
United States Guerrant 7 2 6 United States Guerrant 5 6 6
South Africa Vermaak 6 6 1 United States Guerrant 6 4 7
United States Overton 0 6 5
United States Guerrant 5 4
United States Fox 6 6 3 United Kingdom Wade 7 6
Sweden Wikstedt 4 3 United States Fox 3 4
Uruguay Bonicelli 6 6
Uruguay Bonicelli 6 1 2
3 United Kingdom Wade 4 6 6
Q United States Riley 4 0
3 United Kingdom Wade 6 6 3 United Kingdom Wade 6 6
United States Richards 1 4

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States Newberry 6 6
United States Baily 1 0 United States Newberry 6 7
West Germany Tomanová 4 6
United States Newberry 1 2
10 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 6 6
Sweden Bentzer 1 1
10 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 6 6 10 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 6 6
France Dürr 3 1 10 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 6 6
8 Australia Fromholtz 3 2
Q United States Harris 2 4
United Kingdom Tyler 6 2 United Kingdom Tyler 6 6
United States May 4 0 r. United Kingdom Tyler 2 3
8 Australia Fromholtz 6 6
United States Anthony 3 2
8 Australia Fromholtz 6 6 8 Australia Fromholtz 6 6
South Africa Boshoff 1 4

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Coles 1 6 7
United States Penn 6 2 5 United Kingdom Coles 7 4 5
United States Harter 5 6 7
United States Harter 0 0
South Africa Kruger 6 6
South Africa Kruger 6 6
Q United States Michel 6 6 Q United States Michel 2 2
United States Ziegenfuss 4 3 South Africa Kruger 2 1
2 United States Navratilova 6 6
South Africa Harford 6 6
Australia Evers 6 6 Australia Evers 4 2
United Kingdom Mappin 4 2 South Africa Harford 0 2
2 United States Navratilova 6 6
United States Meyer 4 1
2 United States Navratilova 6 6 2 United States Navratilova 6 6
United States Hamm 0 1

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