1979

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An asterisk (*) denotes a tournament title for Chris.
Court surface and seedings listed where available.
Number in [brackets] denotes opponent’s tournament seeding.
Number in (parens) denotes number of points earned by the loser of a tiebreak.

Tournament titles: 8
Match Record: 92-15

Avon Championships of Oakland (Jan. 8-14; Oakland, CA, indoor, seeded 2):  1R  def. Barbara Jordan  6-3, 6-1;  2R  def. Renee Richards  6-4, 6-4;  QF def. Marita Redondo [7] 7-5, 6-3;  SF  def. Dianne Fromholtz [4] 7-6, 6-0;  F lost to Martina Navratilova [1] 7-5, 7-5

Avon Championships of Florida (Jan. 22-28; Hollywood, FL, indoor, seeded 1):  1R lost to Greer Stevens  6-2, 6-3

* Avon Championships of Seattle (Feb. 5-11; Seattle, WA, indoor, seeded 1):  1R  def. Yvonne Vermaak  6-2, 6-2;  2R  def. Peanut Louie  6-1, 6-0;  QF  def. Kathy Jordan  6-2, 6-2;   SF def. Kerry Melville Reid [4] 6-1, 6-2;  F def. Renee Richards  6-1, 3-6, 6-3

* Avon Championships of Los Angeles (Feb. 12-18; Inglewood, CA, indoor, seeded 2):  1R  def. Regina Marsikova  6-3, 6-2;  2R def. Jeanne Duvall 6-1, 6-0;  QF def. Virginia Ruzici  6-4, 6-4;  SF  def. Greer Stevens [4] 6-1, 6-1;  F def. Martina Navratilova [1] 6-3, 6-4

Avon Championships of Dallas (Feb. 26-Mar. 4; Dallas, TX, indoor, seeded 2):  1R  def. Wendy Barlow  6-2, 6-1;  2R  def. Leslie Allen  6-4, 6-0;  3R  def. Ilana Kloss  6-1, 6-1;  QF def. Sue Barker  6-4, 6-4;  SF def. Virginia Wade [5] 6-2, 4-6, 6-1;  F lost to Martina Navratilova [1]  6-4, 6-4

Avon Championships of Boston (Mar. 12-18; Boston, MA, indoor, seeded 1):  1R def. Pam Teeguarden  6-2, 6-2;  2R  def. Kathy May Teacher  6-3, 6-0;  QF lost to Sue Barker  6-3, 6-1

Avon Championships finals (Mar. 19-25; New York, NY):  RR def. Sue Barker 6-3, 6-4; RR. lost to Tracy Austin 6-3, 6-1 and Dianne Fromholtz  6-2, 6-3

* Clairol Crown Championships (Mar. 31-Apr. 1; Carlsbad, CA, hard):  SF  def. Tracy Austin  6-1, 7-5;  F def. Dianne Fromholtz  3-6, 6-3, 6-1

Federation Cup (Apr. 30-May 6; Madrid, Spain, clay):  2R  def. Sylvia Hanika, West Germany  6-4, 6-2;  QF  Brigitte Simon, France  6-0, 6-0;  SF def. Olga Morozova, USSR  6-4, 8-6;  F def. Dianne Fromholtz, Australia  2-6, 6-3, 8-6

Italian Open (May 7-13; Rome, Italy, clay, seeded 1):  2R  def. JoAnne Russell  6-1, 6-2;  3R def. Janet Newberry  6-2, 6-1;  QF  def. Ivanna Madruga  3-6, 6-1, 6-4;  SF lost to Tracy Austin  6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (4)

* Bancroft Trophy (May 14-20; Vienna, Austria, clay, seeded 1):  1R  def. Frederique Thibault  6-1, 6-0;  2R def. Zenda Leiss 6-3, 6-2;  QF  def. Yvonne Vermaak  6-0, 6-4;  SF  def. Regina Marsikova  6-1, 6-4;  F def. Caroline Stoll  6-1, 6-1

* French Open (May 28-June 10; Paris, France, seeded 1):  2R def. Kate Latham  6-1, 6-0;  3R  def. Laura DuPont  6-3, 6-3;  4R  def. Ivanna Madruga  4-6, 6-2, 6-3;  QF def. Ruta Gerulaitis  6-0. 6-4;  SF def. Dianne Fromholtz [3] 6-1, 6-3;  F def. Wendy Turnbull [4] 6-2, 6-0

* Eastbourne International (June 17-24; Eastbourne, England, grass, seeded 2):  1R def. Carrie Meyer  6-1, 6-0;  2R def. Anne Smith  4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-0;  3R  def. Betty Stove  6-2, 6-2;  QF def. Kerry Melville Reid  6-3, 6-4;  SF def. Virginia Wade [4] 6-3, 6-2;  F def. Martina Navratilova [1] 7-5, 5-7, 13-11

All-England Championships (June 25-July 7; Wimbledon, England; seeded 2):  1R def. Marita Redondo  6-4, 6-2;  2R def. Andrea Whitmore  6-1, 6-2;  3R def. Kathy May Teacher 6-4, 6-3;  4R def. Laura DuPont  6-2, 6-1;  QF def. Wendy Turnbull [8] 6-3, 6-4;  SF def. Evonne Goolagong Cawley [3]  6-3, 6-2;  F lost to Martina Navratilova [1]  6-4, 6-4

* United States Clay Court Championships (Aug. 6-12; Indianapolis, IN, clay, seeded 1):  1R def. Paula Smith  6-1, 6-0;  2R def. Wendy White  6-2, 7-5;  3R def. Renata Tomanova  4-6, 6-1, 6-2;  QF def. Mima Jausovec  6-7, 6-2, 6-3;  SF def. Renee Richards  6-1, 6-0;  F def. Evonne Goolagong Cawley [3]  6-4, 6-3

* Volvo Women’s Masters (Aug. 20-26; Mahwah, NJ, hard, seeded 1):  1R def. Yvonne Vermaak  6-1, 6-2;  2R  def. Mima Jausovec  6-4, 6-7 (6), 6-2;  QF def. Sue Barker [8] 6-2, 6-2;  SF  def. Betty Stove  6-2, 6-0;  F def. Tracy Austin [2] 6-7 (2), 6-4, 6-1

United States Open Championships (Aug. 27-Sept. 9; Flushing Meadow, Queens, NY, hard, seeded 1):  1R def. Iris Riedel  6-0, 6-0;  2R  def. JoAnne Russell  6-0, 6-2;  3R def. Renee Richards  6-2, 6-1;  4R  def. Sherry Acker  4-6. 6-0, 6-2;  QF  def. Evonne Goolagong [5] 7-5, 6-2;  SF  def. Billie Jean King [9]  6-1, 6-0; F lost to Tracy Austin [3] 6-4, 6-3

Davison’s Classic (Sept. 24-30; Atlanta, GA, indoor, seeded 2):  1R  def. Caroline Stoll  6-2, 6-0;  2R def. Greer Stevens  6-1, 6-1;  QF lost to Wendy Turnbull [8] 6-4, 1-6, 6-4

Phoenix Thunderbird Classic (Oct. 8-14; Phoenix, AZ, hard, seeded 2):  1R def. Yvonne Vermaak  6-1, 6-1;  2R def. Mima Jausovec  6-2, 6-1;  QF def. Ann Kiyomura  6-2, 6-1;  SF def. Wendy Turnbull [4] 6-4, 6-2;  F lost to Martina Navratilova [1]  6-1, 6-3

Florida Federal Open (Oct 22-28; Oldsmar, FL, hard, seeded 1):  1R def. Peanut Louie  6-1, 6-2;  2R def. Yvonne Vermaak  7-6 (3), 6-0;  QF def. Virginia Ruzici [8] 3-6, 6-2, 6-3;  SF defaulted to Virginia Wade [5] with tonsillitis

Wightman Cup (Nov. 1-4; Palm Beach, FL, clay):  def. Sue Barker  7-5, 6-2;  def. Virginia Wade  6-1, 6-1.  U.S. def. Great Britain 7-0.

Porsche Grand Prix (Nov. 5-11; Stuttgart/Filderstadt, West Germany, indoors, seeded 2):  1R def. Marita Redondo  6-1, 6-2;  2R def. Anne Smith  6-1, 6-0;  QF  Wendy Turnbull 6-2, 6-1;  SF lost to Tracy Austin [3]  6-3, 7-5

Daihatsu Challenge Cup (Nov. 19-25; Brighton, England, indoor, seeded 2):  1R def. Brigitte Simon  6-1, 6-0;  2R def. Terry Holladay  6-3, 6-1;  QF  def. Virginia Ruzici  6-4, 6-1;  SF def. Sylvia Hanika  6-4, 7-5;  F lost to Martina Navratilova [1]  6-3, 6-3

Colgate Series Championships (Jan. 2-7, 1980; Landover, MD, indoor):  RR def. Dianne Fromholtz  6-1, 6-4;  RR. lost to Tracy Austin 6-1, 6-3;  Group playoff def. Regina Marsikova 6-3, 6-0;  SF lost to Tracy Austin 6-3, 6-0.  Third-place match: def. Wendy Turnbull 6-1, 6-1.  [Counts as the final 1979 tournament despite dates.]