Martina Navratilova's 74-match winning streak in 1984

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The list below details Martina Navratilova's Open Era record 74-match winning streak in 1984 on the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) tour (Women's Singles).[1][2][3]

Period: January 20 to December 6, 1984

# Tournament Venue Date Surface Round Opponent Score
0 Oakland Oakland, California, United States Feb 15 Carpet Final Lost to Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlikova 6–7, 6–3, 4–6
1 U.S. Indoor Championships East Hanover, New Jersey, United States Feb 20–26 Carpet 1st Round United States Nancy Yeargin 6–3, 6–2
2 2nd Round United Kingdom Virginia Wade 6–0, 6–2
3 Quarterfinal United States Pam Casale 6–3, 6–2
4 Semifinal Netherlands Marcella Mesker 6–1, 6–3
5 Final United States Chris Evert-Lloyd 6–2, 7–6
6 Virginia Slims Championships Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States Feb 28 – Mar 4 Carpet 1st Round Romania Virginia Ruzici 6–3, 6–1
7 2nd Round Canada Carling Bassett 6–3, 6–0
8 Semifinal United States Pam Shriver 7–6, 6–4
9 Final United States Chris Evert-Lloyd 6–3, 7–5, 6–1
Lipton WTA Championships Amelia Island, Florida, United States April 16–22 Clay 1st Round BYE
10 2nd Round United States Kimberly Shaefer 6–1, 6–1
11 3rd Round Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Mima Jaušovec 6–1, 7–5
12 Quarterfinal France Catherine Tanvier 7–6, 6–4
13 Semifinal Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková 6–3, 4–6, 6–4
14 Final United States Chris Evert-Lloyd 6–2, 6–0
United Airlines Tournament of Champions Orlando, Florida, United States April 23–29 Clay 1st Round BYE
15 2nd Round United States Kimberly Shaefer 6–1, 6–2
16 Quarterfinal United States Kathy Horvath 7–6, 6–2
17 Semifinal United States Bonnie Gadusek 6–3, 6–1
18 Final Peru Laura Arraya 6–0, 6–1
19 French Open Roland Garros, Paris, France May 28 – June 10 Clay 1st Round France Nathalie Tauziat 6–1, 6–2
20 2nd Round Netherlands Marcella Mesker 6–1, 6–1
21 3rd Round France Maria-Christine Calleja 6–1, 6–3
22 4th Round West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch 6–0, 6–1
23 Quarterfinal United States Kathy Horvath 6–4, 6–2
24 Semifinal Czechoslovakia Hana Mandlíková 3–6, 6–2, 6–2
25 Final United States Chris Evert-Lloyd 6–3, 6–1
26 Eastbourne International Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, Great Britain June 18–23 Grass 1st Round United States Ann Kiyomura 6–2, 6–4
27 2nd Round United States Wendy White 6–2, 6–3
28 3rd Round Canada Carling Bassett 6–1, 6–3
29 Quarterfinal Australia Wendy Turnbull 6–3, 6–2
30 Semifinal West Germany Claudia Kohde-Kilsch 4–6, 6–1, 6–4
31 Final United States Kathy Jordan 6–4, 6–1
32 Wimbledon Wimbledon, London, Great Britain June 25 – July 8 Grass 1st Round United States Mareen Louie 6–4, 6–0
33 2nd Round United States Amy Holton 6–2, 7–5
34 3rd Round Czechoslovakia Iva Budařová 6–2, 6–2
35 4th Round Australia Elizabeth Sayers 6–0
36 Quarterfinal Bulgaria Manuela Maleeva 6–3, 6–2
37 Semifinal United States Kathy Jordan 6–3, 6–4
38 Final United States Chris Evert-Lloyd 7–6, 6–2
39 Virginia Slims of Newport Newport Casino, Newport, Rhode Island, USA Jul 30 – Aug 5 Grass 1st Round United States Jennifer Mundel-Reinbold 6–1, 6–2
40 2nd Round United States Grace Kim 6–0, 6–0
41 Quarterfinal United States Wendy White 6–0, 6–3
42 Semifinal Australia Anne Minter 6–1, 6–1
43 Final United States Gigi Fernández 6–3, 7–6
United Jersey Bank Classic Mahwah, New Jersey, USA Aug 13–19 Hard 1st Round BYE
44 2nd Round France Pascale Paradis 6–2, 6–2
45 3rd Round United States Kim Sands 6–2, 6–1
46 Quarterfinal United States Barbara Potter 6–3, 6–1
47 Semifinal United States Pam Casale 6–2, 6–3
48 Final United States Pam Shriver 6–4, 4–6, 7–5
49 US Open Flushing Meadows, New York, USA Aug 28 – Sep 9 Hard 1st Round United States Lea Antonoplis 6–4, 6–2
50 2nd Round United States Andrea Leand 6–4, 6–2
51 3rd Round United States Jennifer Mundel-Reinbold 6–0, 6–0
52 4th Round United States Barbara Potter 6–4, 6–4
53 Quarterfinal Czechoslovakia Helena Suková 6–3, 6–3
54 Semifinal Australia Wendy Turnbull 6–4, 6–1
55 Final United States Chris Evert-Lloyd 4–6, 6–4, 6–4
56 Maybelline Classic Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA Sep 17–24 Hard 1st Round United States Melissa Brown 6–1, 6–2
57 2nd Round South Africa Rosalyn Fairbank 6–1, 6–2
58 Quarterfinal United States Elise Burgin 6–3, 6–2
59 Semifinal Australia Wendy Turnbull 6–3, 6–2
60 Final United States Michelle Torres 6–1, 6–0
61 Virginia Slims of New Orleans New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Sep 24–30 Carpet 1st Round United States Lisa Spain 6–3, 6–0
62 2nd Round United States Mary-Lou Piatek
63 Quarterfinal United States Jenny Klitch
64 Semifinal United States Alycia Moulton 6–2, 7–6
65 Final United States Zina Garrison 6–4, 6–3
NSW Building Society Open White City, Sydney, NSW, Australia Nov 19–25 Grass 1st Round BYE
66 2nd Round United States Mary-Lou Piatek 6–4, 6–2
67 3rd Round United States Sharon Walsh 6–4, 7–5
68 Quarterfinal South Africa Yvonne Vermaak 6–3, 6–2
69 Semifinal United States Zina Garrison 6–2, 6–1
70 Final United States Ann Henricksson 6–1, 6–1
71 Australian Open Kooyong, Melbourne, VIC, Australia Nov 26 – Dec 9 Grass 1st Round South Africa Yvonne Vermaak 6–1, 6–1
72 2nd Round United States Mary-Lou Piatek 6–2, 6–1
73 3rd Round United States Kathy Rinaldi 4–6, 6–0, 6–1
74 Quarterfinal United States Barbara Potter 6–3, 6–2
End Semifinal Lost to Czechoslovakia Helena Suková 6–1, 3–6, 5–7
  • BYE - Automatic advancement of a player to the next round of a tournament without facing an opponent.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Upset Snaps Navratilova's Streak". The New York Times. December 6, 1984. 
  2. ^ "Martina was alone on top". ESPN. 
  3. ^ "Sukova Ends Navratilova's Victory String". The Montreal Gazette. Dec 6, 1984.