1981 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1981 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United States Chris Evert-Lloyd
Runner-up Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková
Final score 6–2, 6–2
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women seniors
WC Doubles men women
← 1980 · Wimbledon Championships · 1982 →

Reigning champion Evonne Cawley did not defend her title, as she had recently given birth to her second child.[1] Chris Evert-Lloyd defeated Hana Mandlíková 6–2, 6–2 in the final to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1981 Wimbledon Championships.

This was the first time that no British player was among the top 16 seeds in the Wimbledon history.

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. Chris Evert-Lloyd is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. United States Chris Evert-Lloyd (Champion)
  2. Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková (Finalist)
  3. United States Tracy Austin (Quarterfinalist)
  4. United States Martina Navratilova (Semifinalist)
  5. United States Andrea Jaeger (Fourth round)
  6. Australia Wendy Turnbull (Quarterfinalist)
  7. United States Pam Shriver (Semifinalist)
  8. Romania Virginia Ruzici (Quarterfinalist)
  1. West Germany Sylvia Hanika (First round)
  2. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec (Quarterfinalist)
  3. Australia Dianne Fromholtz (Third round)
  4. United States Kathy Jordan (Fourth round)
  5. West Germany Bettina Bunge (Second round)
  6. United States Barbara Potter (Fourth round)
  7. Czechoslovakia Regina Maršíková (First round)
  8. United States JoAnne Russell (First round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                             
1 United States Chris Evert-Lloyd 6 6
10 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec 2 2
1 United States Chris Evert-Lloyd 6 6
7 United States Pam Shriver 3 1
3 United States Tracy Austin 5 4
7 United States Pam Shriver 7 6
1 United States Chris Evert 6 6
2 Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková 2 2
8 Romania Virginia Ruzici 2 3
4 United States Martina Navratilova 6 6
4 United States Martina Navratilova 5 6 1
2 Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková 7 4 6
6 Australia Wendy Turnbull 0 0
2 Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková 6 6

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 United States Evert-Lloyd 6 6
Q Australia O'Neil 3 0 1 United States Evert-Lloyd 6 6
South Africa Vermaak 1 2
1 United States Evert-Lloyd 6 7
United States Sands 6 6 United States Forood 2 6
United States Jaeger 1 2 United States Sands 1 5
United States Forood 6 7
1 United States Evert-Lloyd 6 6
United States Rinaldi 6 2 9 Q Switzerland Pasquale 0 0
South Africa Rollinson 3 6 7 United States Rinaldi 6 0 0
Q Switzerland Pasquale 3 6 6
Q Switzerland Pasquale 3 6 7
Switzerland Delhees 7 7 11 Australia Fromholtz 6 2 5
United Kingdom Charles 5 6 Switzerland Delhees 6 4
11 Australia Fromholtz 7 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
10 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 0 6 6
United States Louie 6 2 4 10 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 6 6
Switzerland Jolissaint 3 3
10 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 6 7
United States Blount 2 5
United States Blount 2 7 6
South Africa Harford 6 6 South Africa Harford 6 6 3
United States White 2 4 10 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 6 7
United States Allen 6 6 5 United States Jaeger 4 6
United Kingdom Cooper 1 3 United States Allen 4 6 6
Hungary Pinterova 6 2 1
United States Allen 1 2
5 United States Jaeger 6 6
Netherlands Stöve 6 4 3
5 United States Jaeger 6 6 5 United States Jaeger 4 6 6
Australia Gregory 1 1

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 United States Austin 6 6
LL South Africa Mundel 0 2 3 United States Austin 6 6
United States Antonoplis 1 1
3 United States Austin 6 7
Australia Leo 4 6
Brazil Langela 1 6 2
Australia Leo 6 2 6 Australia Leo 6 4 6
Argentina Madruga 3 6 4 3 United States Austin 6 6
14 United States Potter 4 0
Australia Saliba 3 1
United States Collins 6 6 United States Collins 6 6
United States Casals 3 2 United States Collins 4 1
West Germany Kohde-Kilsch 6 6 14 United States Potter 6 6
United States Kiyomura 3 0 West Germany Kohde-Kilsch 4 6
14 United States Potter 6 7

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Romania Romanov 5 6 6
15 Czechoslovakia Maršíková 7 1 3 Romania Romanov 6 4 3
United Kingdom Durie 3 6 6
United Kingdom Durie 7 6
United States Casale 7 6 United States White 5 2
United Kingdom Brasher 5 3 United States Casale 6 5 2
United States White 3 7 6
United Kingdom Durie 3 4
7 United States Shriver 6 6
United States Smith 6 0 4
United Kingdom Coles 7 6 United Kingdom Coles 3 6 6
United States Holladay 5 4 United Kingdom Coles 0 3
7 United States Shriver 6 6
Australia Little 0 3
7 United States Shriver 3 6 6 7 United States Shriver 6 6
Sweden Ekblom 6 1 2

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 Romania Ruzici 6 6
United States Cummings 3 4 8 Romania Ruzici 4 7 6
Sweden Wikstedt 6 6 4
8 Romania Ruzici 3 7 8
Sweden Bohm 6 6 6 Sweden Bohm 6 6 6
United States Margolin 0 7 3 Sweden Bohm 7 4 6
West Germany Eisterlehner 6 6 2
8 Romania Ruzici 3 6 6
Switzerland Strachoňová 6 6 12 United States Jordan 6 4 3
Argentina Casabianca 1 4 Switzerland Strachoňová 6 1 4
United States Acker 4 6 6
United States Acker 3 4
Q Netherlands Mesker 6 6 12 United States Jordan 6 6
United States Jones 2 3 Q Netherlands Mesker 4 3
12 United States Jordan 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
13 West Germany Bunge 7 3 3
United Kingdom Barker 3 6 6 United Kingdom Barker 6 6 6
Canada Blackwood 6 2 3 United Kingdom Barker 6 2 3
United States Nagelsen 6 6 United States Nagelsen 2 6 6
Switzerland Villiger 2 1 United States Nagelsen 6 2 6
Q South Africa Gordon 0 6 2
United States Nagelsen 3 1
4 United States Navratilova 6 6
Australia Sayers 5 3
United States Walsh 6 7 United States Walsh 7 6
United States Norton 2 6 United States Walsh 1 6 0
4 United States Navratilova 6 2 6
United States Mascarin 0 1
4 United States Navratilova 6 6 4 United States Navratilova 6 6
United States Portman 4 0

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6 Australia Turnbull 7 6
United States Desfor 5 3 6 Australia Turnbull 6 6
United Kingdom Jevans 2 2
6 Australia Turnbull 6 6
South Africa Fairbank 3 2
South Korea Lee 3 1
South Africa Fairbank 6 3 6 South Africa Fairbank 6 6
United States Reynolds 2 6 3 6 Australia Turnbull 6 6
West Germany Pfaff 6 6 United States Teeguarden 4 1
Australia Freeman 3 3 West Germany Pfaff 2 6 2
West Germany Tomanová 6 1 6
West Germany Tomanová 4 3
United States Teeguarden 6 6
United States DuPont 3 6 4
United States Teeguarden 6 6 11 United States Teeguarden 6 3 6
16 United States Russell 2 7 9

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States Piatek 6 7
9 West Germany Hanika 4 5 United States Piatek 7 6
United States Morse 6 1
United States Piatek 6 6 5
United Kingdom Hobbs 6 6 United Kingdom Hobbs 7 1 7
West Germany Riedel-Kuhn 1 1 United Kingdom Hobbs 6 7
United Kingdom Wade 1 6
United Kingdom Hobbs 3 2
2 Czechoslovakia Mandlíková 6 6
United States Buchanan 0 6 6
United States Hallquist 3 6 6 United States Hallquist 6 3 3
Netherlands Vessies 6 4 3 United States Buchanan 3 0
2 Czechoslovakia Mandlíková 6 6
United States Smith 1 4
2 Czechoslovakia Mandlíková 6 7 2 Czechoslovakia Mandlíková 6 6
France Vanier 3 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Little, Alan (2010). 2010 Wimbledon Compendium. Wimbledon, London: The All England Lawn Tennis Club. p. 299. ISBN 1899039333. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1981 French Open – Women's Singles
Grand Slams
Women's Singles
Succeeded by
1981 US Open – Women's Singles