1978 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Doubles

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Women's Doubles
1978 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionsAustralia Kerry Reid
Australia Wendy Turnbull
Runners-upSocialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec
Romania Virginia Ruzici
Final score4–6, 9–8(12–10), 6–3
Details
Draw48 (4Q)
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1977 · Wimbledon Championships · 1979 →

Helen Cawley and JoAnne Russell were the defending champions, but lost in the quarterfinals to Françoise Dürr and Virginia Wade.

Kerry Reid and Wendy Turnbull defeated Mima Jaušovec and Virginia Ruzici in the final, 4–6, 9–8(12–10), 6–3 to win the Ladies' Doubles tennis title at the 1978 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

01.   United States Billie Jean King / United States Martina Navratilova (Quarterfinals)
02.   Australia Evonne Cawley / Netherlands Betty Stöve (Third round, withdrew)
03.   France Françoise Dürr / United Kingdom Virginia Wade (Semifinals)
04.   Australia Kerry Reid / Australia Wendy Turnbull (Champions)
05.   Australia Helen Cawley / United States JoAnne Russell (Quarterfinals)
06.   United Kingdom Sue Barker / United States Mona Guerrant (Semifinals)
07.   Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec / Romania Virginia Ruzici (Final)
08.   South Africa Ilana Kloss / South Africa Marise Kruger (Quarterfinals)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1 United States Billie Jean King
United States Martina Navratilova
3 6 4
6 United Kingdom Sue Barker
United States Mona Guerrant
6 4 6
6 United Kingdom Sue Barker
United States Mona Guerrant
3 2
4 Australia Kerry Reid
Australia Wendy Turnbull
6 6
4 Australia Kerry Reid
Australia Wendy Turnbull
1 7 6
8 South Africa Ilana Kloss
South Africa Marise Kruger
6 5 4
4 Australia Kerry Reid
Australia Wendy Turnbull
4 912 6
7 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec
Romania Virginia Ruzici
6 810 3
5 Australia Helen Cawley
United States JoAnne Russell
5 3
3 France Françoise Dürr
United Kingdom Virginia Wade
7 6
3 France Françoise Dürr
United Kingdom Virginia Wade
4 4
7 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec
Romania Virginia Ruzici
6 6
7 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec
Romania Virginia Ruzici
6 5 6
United Kingdom Glynis Coles
United Kingdom Linda Mottram
4 7 3

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States BJ King
United States M Navratilova
3 6 6
Australia C O'Neil
Australia P Whytcross
1 4 United States L Forood
Argentina R Giscafré
6 4 3
United States L Forood
Argentina R Giscafré
6 6 1 United States BJ King
United States M Navratilova
6 6
United States L Antonoplis
Australia D Evers
1 4
United States L Antonoplis
Australia D Evers
6 6
Q Australia N Gregory
Hungary M Pinterova
3 2 Czechoslovakia R Maršíková
Netherlands E Vessies-Appel
4 3
Czechoslovakia R Maršíková
Netherlands E Vessies-Appel
6 6 1 United States BJ King
United States M Navratilova
3 6 4
United States T Holladay
United States P Smith
6 6 6 United Kingdom S Barker
United States M Guerrant
6 4 6
United States B Hallquist
United States S McInerney
2 2 United States T Holladay
United States P Smith
5 2
United States P Bostrom
Australia K Ruddell
7 6
United States P Bostrom
Australia K Ruddell
2 3
United States K Harter
United States C Stoll
3 6 6 6 United Kingdom S Barker
United States M Guerrant
6 6
Sweden E Ekblom
Sweden I Bentzer
6 2 3 United States K Harter
United States C Stoll
3 3
6 United Kingdom S Barker
United States M Guerrant
6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 Australia K Reid
Australia W Turnbull
6 6
Sweden H Anliot
Sweden N Bohm
6 4 4 United States D Desfor
United States G Galt
0 1
United States D Desfor
United States G Galt
1 6 6 4 Australia K Reid
Australia W Turnbull
7 7 6
United States A Kiyomura
United Kingdom S Mappin
9 5 2
LL Australia S Saliba
Australia M Sawyer
0 1
Argentina V González
Argentina I Madruga
6 6 United States A Kiyomura
United Kingdom S Mappin
6 6
United States A Kiyomura
United Kingdom S Mappin
8 8 4 Australia K Reid
Australia W Turnbull
1 7 6
Australia J Dalton
Australia W Paish
6 6 8 South Africa I Kloss
South Africa M Kruger
6 5 4
West Germany S Hanika
West Germany I Riedel
3 2 Australia J Dalton
Australia W Paish
2 6 7
South Africa B Cuypers
United States V Ziegenfuss
6 3 5
Australia J Dalton
Australia W Paish
2 2
8 South Africa I Kloss
South Africa M Kruger
6 6
Q United States J Nachand
United States N Yeargin
0 2
United States L duPont
United States K May
4 4 8 South Africa I Kloss
South Africa M Kruger
6 6
8 South Africa I Kloss
South Africa M Kruger
6 6

Bottom half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5 Australia H Cawley
United States J Russell
6 6
United States C Meyer
Czechoslovakia R Tomanová
6 6 United States C Meyer
Czechoslovakia R Tomanová
3 3
United States B Jordan
United States K Latham
3 4 5 Australia H Cawley
United States J Russell
6 4 6
United States C Reynolds
Denmark H Sparre-Viragh
0 6 2
United States J Stratton
Sweden M Wikstedt
6 3 5
United States C Reynolds
Denmark H Sparre-Viragh
6 2 6 United States C Reynolds
Denmark H Sparre-Viragh
3 6 7
Canada M Blackwood
United States P Teeguarden
3 6 4 5 Australia H Cawley
United States J Russell
5 3
Australia L Bowrey
France G Lovera
2 6 5 3 France F Dürr
United Kingdom V Wade
7 6
United States S Acker
United States J Anthony
6 4 7 United States S Acker
United States J Anthony
6 6
South Africa T Harford
United States S Tolleson
2 3
United States S Acker
United States J Anthony
4 1
Australia D Fromholtz
United States M Redondo
2 4 3 France F Dürr
United Kingdom V Wade
6 6
Romania F Mihai
United States E Nagelsen
6 6 Romania F Mihai
United States E Nagelsen
1 1
3 France F Dürr
United Kingdom V Wade
6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia M Jaušovec
Romania V Ruzici
8 6
United Kingdom M Tyler
South Africa Y Vermaak
6 4 7 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia M Jaušovec
Romania V Ruzici
6 6
Q South Africa G Sammel
United States C-A Thomas
4 4
7 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia M Jaušovec
Romania V Ruzici
7 7 6
United Kingdom L Charles
United Kingdom W Wooldridge
5 9 3
Q Australia J Harrison
United States N Weigel
2 3
United Kingdom L Charles
United Kingdom W Wooldridge
3 6 6 United Kingdom L Charles
United Kingdom W Wooldridge
6 6
Czechoslovakia H Mandlíková
Czechoslovakia H Strachoňová
6 2 2 7 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia M Jaušovec
Romania V Ruzici
6 5 6
United Kingdom G Coles
United Kingdom L Mottram
6 7 United Kingdom G Coles
United Kingdom L Mottram
4 7 3
United States A-M Bruning
United States S Walsh
4 5 United Kingdom G Coles
United Kingdom L Mottram
8 7
Australia L Hunt
United States B Potter
6 5
United Kingdom G Coles
United Kingdom L Mottram
2 Australia E Cawley
Netherlands B Stöve
w/o
Australia C Doerner
United States R Gerulaitis
2 0
United States J Newberry
United States P Shriver
8 1 2 Australia E Cawley
Netherlands B Stöve
6 6
2 Australia E Cawley
Netherlands B Stöve
9 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.

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