1989

chris83
1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979

1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 Totals

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 Wins: 0
Match Record: 32-9

Toray Pan Pacific Open (Jan. 30-Feb. 5; Tokyo, Japan, indoor, seeded 2)2R def. Andrea Leand  6-2, 4-6, 6-3;  QF lost to Lori McNeil [7] 6-2, 5-7, 6-4

Virginia Slims of Indian Wells (Mar. 6-12; Indian Wells, CA, hard, seeded 1):  2R lost to Hana Mandlikova  3-6, 7-6 (2), 6-0

Virginia Slims of Florida (Mar. 13-19; Boca Raton, FL, seeded 3):  2R def. Catherine Suire  6-1, 6-0;  3R def. Barbara Paulus [15] 6-0, 7-5;  QF def. Mary Joe Fernandez [5] 6-2, 6-3;  SF def. Jana Novotna  7-5, 6-1;  F lost to Steffi Graf  [1] 4-6, 6-2, 6-3

Lipton International Players Championships (Mar. 20-Apr. 2; Key Biscayne, FL, hard, seeded 2):   1R def. Sabrina Goles  6-3, 6-4;  2R def. Kathy Rinaldi  7-6 (3), 6-4;  3R def. Nathalie Tauziat [20] 6-3, 6-3;   4R def. Mary Joe Fernandez [9] 7-5, 6-2;  QF def. Helen Kelesi [11] 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (0);  SF def. Zina Garrison [5] 6-3, 6-1;  F lost to Gabriela Sabatini [1] 6-1, 4-6, 6-2

Virginia Slims of Houston (Apr. 24-30; Houston, TX,  clay, seeded 1):  1R def. Karen Schimper  6-1, 6-2;  2R  def. Kathy Rinaldi  6-0, 6-3;  QF  def. Gretchen Rush Magers [8] 7-6 (3), 6-3;  SF  def. Susan Sloane [5] 7-6 (3), 6-2;  F  lost to Monica Seles  3-6, 6-1, 6-4

European Open (May 22-28; Geneva, Switzerland, clay, seeded 1):  1R  def. Sabine Hack  6-3, 7-6 (6);  2R  lost to Barbara Paulus  6-4, 6-1

Pilkington Glass Ladies Championship (June 19-24; Eastbourne, England, grass, seeded 2):  1R def. Iwona Kuczynska  6-2, 6-3;  2R  def. Sara Gomer  6-2, 6-0; 3R defaulted to Raffaella Reggi [14], ear infection

All-England Championships (June 26-July 9; Wimbledon, England, grass, seeded 4):   1R def. Peanut Louie Harper  6-1, 6-1;  2R  def. Hu Na  7-5, 6-3;  3R  def. Anne Hobbs  6-4, 6-1;  4R  def. Patty Fendick 6-2, 6-2;  QF  def. Laura Golarsa  6-3, 2-6, 7-5;  SF lost to Steffi Graf [1] 6-2, 6-1

Canadian Open Players Challenge  (Aug. 21-27; Toronto, Ontario, hard, seeded 3):  2R lost to Anne Minter  6-4, 7-5

United States Open Championships (Aug. 28-Sept. 8; Flushing Meadow, Queens, NY, hard, seeded 4):  1R  def. Bettina Fulco  6-4, 6-2;  2R  def. Elise Burgin  6-4, 6-1;  3R def. Patricia Tarabini  6-2, 6-4;  4R  def. Monica Seles [12] 6-0, 6-2;  QF lost to Zina Garrison [5] 7-6 (1), 6-2

Federation Cup (Oct. 2-8; Tokyo, Japan, hard):  1R  def. Christina Papadaki, Greece  6-0, 6-1;  2R  def. Karin Ptasek, Denmark  6-1, 6-1;  QF  def. Judith Wiesner, Austria  6-1, 6-0;  SF  def. Jana Novotna, Czechoslovakia  6-2, 6-3;  F def. Conchita Martinez, Spain  6-3, 6-2

Season Highlights:
–Broke Graf’s streak of 48 straight sets without a loss against any player since September of ’88, taking the first set in the final at the Virginia Slims of Boca Raton.
— Reached her 100th singles win at the U.S. Open.
–Closed her career by helped the United States to a Federation Cup victory, losing only 14 games in 5 matches.