1981 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Doubles

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Women's Doubles
1981 Wimbledon Championships
1980 Champions United States Kathy Jordan
United States Anne Smith
Champions Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
Runners-up United States Kathy Jordan
United States Anne Smith
Final score 6–3, 7–6 (8–6)
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women seniors
WC Doubles men women
← 1980 · Wimbledon Championships · 1982 →

Kathy Jordan and Anne Smith were the defending champions but lost in the final 6–3, 7–6 (8–6) against Martina Navratilova and Pam Shriver.

Seeds[edit]

Champion seeds are indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which those seeds were eliminated. The top seeded team received a bye into the second round.

  1. United States Kathy Jordan / United States Anne Smith (Final)
  2. Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova / United States Pam Shriver (Champions)
  3. United States Rosemary Casals / Australia Wendy Turnbull (Second Round)
  4. United Kingdom Sue Barker / United States Ann Kiyomura (Semifinals)
  5. United States Candy Reynolds / United States Paula Smith (Third Round)
  6. United States Barbara Potter / United States Sharon Walsh (Quarterfinals)
  7. South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank / South Africa Tanya Harford (Semifinals)
  8. n/a
  9. United States JoAnne Russell / Romania Virginia Ruzici (Third Round)
  10. West Germany Sylvia Hanika / United States Andrea Jaeger (Third Round)
  11. United States Chris Evert-Lloyd / United Kingdom Virginia Wade (Quarterfinals)
  12. United States Mary-Lou Piatek / United States Wendy White (Third Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
                   
1 United States Kathy Jordan
United States Anne Smith
6 6  
7 South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank
South Africa Tanya Harford
1 2  
1 United States Kathy Jordan
United States Anne Smith
3 66  
2 Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
6 78  
4 United Kingdom Sue Barker
United States Ann Kiyomura
3 7 2
2 Czechoslovakia Martina Navratilova
United States Pam Shriver
6 6 6

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States K Jordan
United States A Smith
6 6  
Q United States E Burgin
United States H Ludloff
2 2     Australia N Gregory
Hungary M Pinterova
4 2  
  Australia N Gregory
Hungary M Pinterova
6 6   1 United States K Jordan
United States A Smith
6 5 6
  South Africa I Kloss
United States P Teeguarden
3 7 2
  United States D Desfor
United States B Hallquist
3 1  
  South Africa I Kloss
United States P Teeguarden
6 6     South Africa I Kloss
United States P Teeguarden
6 6  
  United States R Blount
Switzerland I Villiger
2 3   1 United States K Jordan
United States A Smith
6 6  
11 United States C Evert-Lloyd
United Kingdom V Wade
6 6   11 United States C Evert-Lloyd
United Kingdom V Wade
2 3  
  Australia D Chesterton
United Kingdom D Taylor
1 2   11 United States C Evert-Lloyd
United Kingdom V Wade
6 6  
  West Germany R Tomanová
United States N Yeargin
4 2  
11 United States C Evert-Lloyd
United Kingdom V Wade
6 6  
5 United States C Reynolds
United States P Smith
2 4  
  United States L duPont
Czechoslovakia R Maršíková
1 0  
  United States L Antonoplis
United States K Jones
6 4 3 5 United States C Reynolds
United States P Smith
6 6  
5 United States C Reynolds
United States P Smith
1 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 United States R Casals
Australia W Turnbull
6 6  
  South Korea D-H Lee
United States J Portman
0 1   3 United States R Casals
Australia W Turnbull
4 6  
  Canada M Blackwood
Australia S Leo
6 7  
  Canada M Blackwood
Australia S Leo
6 6  
10 West Germany S Hanika
United States A Jaeger
4 2  
  United States S McInerney
United States B Norton
2 3  
  United Kingdom G Coles
South Africa Y Vermaak
2 3   10 West Germany S Hanika
United States A Jaeger
6 6  
10 West Germany S Hanika
United States A Jaeger
6 6     Canada M Blackwood
Australia S Leo
3 4  
7 South Africa R Fairbank
South Africa T Harford
6 6  
  Australia E Little
Australia S Saliba
5 6 13
LL United States B Blaney
Australia C O'Neil
3 6 6 LL United States B Blaney
Australia C O'Neil
7 4 11
  West Germany B Bunge
West Germany C Kohde
6 3 2   Australia E Little
Australia S Saliba
7 4 6
7 South Africa R Fairbank
South Africa T Harford
5 6 8
  West Germany E Pfaff
Romania L Romanov
3 1  
  United States S Collins
Switzerland H Strachoňová
3 1   7 South Africa R Fairbank
South Africa T Harford
6 6  
7 South Africa R Fairbank
South Africa T Harford
6 6  

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
LL South Africa J Mundel
South Africa S Rollinson
6 6  
  United States S Mascarin
United States K Rinaldi
2 2   LL South Africa J Mundel
South Africa S Rollinson
0 6  
  United States S Acker
Sweden N Bohm
6 7  
  United States S Acker
Sweden N Bohm
6 6  
  United States A Buchanan
United States K Sands
3 1  
  United States S Margolin
United States A White
4 3  
  United States L Forood
United States A Henricksson
4 3     United States A Buchanan
United States K Sands
6 6  
  United States A Buchanan
United States K Sands
6 6     United States S Acker
Sweden N Bohm
7 3 4
9 United States J Russell
Romania V Ruzici
7 6   4 United Kingdom S Barker
United States A Kiyomura
6 6 6
  United Kingdom J Durie
United Kingdom D Jevans
5 1   9 United States J Russell
Romania V Ruzici
2 6 7
  United Kingdom A Hobbs
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia M Jaušovec
6 4 5
9 United States J Russell
Romania V Ruzici
6 6 7
4 United Kingdom S Barker
United States A Kiyomura
4 7 9
  United States L Allen
United States B Nagelsen
5 5  
  United Kingdom L Charles
United Kingdom A Cooper
1 3   4 United Kingdom S Barker
United States A Kiyomura
7 7  
4 United Kingdom S Barker
United States A Kiyomura
6 6  

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6 United States B Potter
United States S Walsh
6 6  
  Switzerland C Jolissaint
Netherlands M Mesker
4 3   6 United States B Potter
United States S Walsh
6 7  
Q South Africa R du Toit
Australia B Remilton
2 5  
6 United States B Potter
United States S Walsh
6 6  
12 United States M-L Piatek
United States W White
2 2  
  United States J Goodling
Netherlands N Schutte
1 4  
  United States P Johnson
United States P Louie
1 1   12 United States M-L Piatek
United States W White
6 6  
12 United States M-L Piatek
United States W White
6 6   6 United States B Potter
United States S Walsh
1 2  
2 Czechoslovakia M Navratilova
United States P Shriver
6 6  
  United States D Morrison
United States L Morse
5 5  
  Australia D Freeman
Japan N Sato
6 7     Australia D Freeman
Japan N Sato
7 7  
  United States R McCallum
United States J Stratton
1 6     Australia D Freeman
Japan N Sato
2 3  
2 Czechoslovakia M Navratilova
United States P Shriver
6 6  
  New Zealand C Newton
Australia P Whytcross
2 0  
Q Australia A Gulley
Australia K Pratt
2 2   2 Czechoslovakia M Navratilova
United States P Shriver
6 6  
2 Czechoslovakia M Navratilova
United States P Shriver
6 6  

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