1976 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Doubles

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Women's Doubles
1976 Wimbledon Championships
Champions United States Chris Evert
United States Martina Navratilova
Runners-up United States Billie Jean King
Netherlands Betty Stöve
Final score 6–1, 3–6, 7–5
Details
Draw 48 (3Q)
Seeds 4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1975 · Wimbledon Championships · 1977 →

Ann Kiyomura and Kazuko Sawamatsu were the defending champions, but Sawamatsu did not compete. Kiyomura partnered with Mona Guerrant, but they lost in the third round to Lesley Charles and Sue Mappin.

Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova defeated Billie Jean King and Betty Stöve in the final, 6–1, 3–6, 7–5 to win the Ladies' Doubles tennis title at the 1976 Wimbledon Championships.[1] It was the only Wimbledon title and 3rd Grand Slam title for Evert, and the 1st Wimbledon title and 2nd Grand Slam title for Navratilova, in their respective doubles careers.

Seeds[edit]

01.   United States Billie Jean King / Netherlands Betty Stöve (Final)
02.   United States Chris Evert / United States Martina Navratilova (Champions)
03.   Soviet Union Olga Morozova / United Kingdom Virginia Wade (First round)
04.   Australia Evonne Cawley / United States Peggy Michel (Third round)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1 United States Billie Jean King
Netherlands Betty Stöve
6 6
United States Laura duPont
Australia Wendy Turnbull
3 3
1 United States Billie Jean King
Netherlands Betty Stöve
6 6
United Kingdom Lesley Charles
United Kingdom Sue Mappin
4 3
United Kingdom Lesley Charles
United Kingdom Sue Mappin
6 7
United Kingdom Joyce Hume
United Kingdom Winnie Wooldridge
4 5
1 United States Billie Jean King
Netherlands Betty Stöve
1 6 5
2 United States Chris Evert
United States Martina Navratilova
6 3 7
South Africa Linky Boshoff
South Africa Ilana Kloss
6 6
United States Rosie Casals
France Françoise Dürr
1 3
South Africa Linky Boshoff
South Africa Ilana Kloss
6 6
2 United States Chris Evert
United States Martina Navratilova
8 8
Q Australia Chris O'Neil
Australia Jenny Walker
3 0
2 United States Chris Evert
United States Martina Navratilova
6 6

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States BJ King
Netherlands B Stöve
6 6
Q Australia D Evers
Australia C Zeeman
4 1 1 United States BJ King
Netherlands B Stöve
Australia C Doerner
United States M Redondo
w/o
1 United States BJ King
Netherlands B Stöve
6 6
South Africa A du Plooy
United States S Walsh
3 0
United States A-M Bruning
United States S Greer
6 1 5
South Africa A du Plooy
United States S Walsh
6 6 South Africa A du Plooy
United States S Walsh
4 6 7
United States P Hogan
United States V Ziegenfuss
3 4 1 United States BJ King
Netherlands B Stöve
6 6
United States L duPont
Australia W Turnbull
3 3
United Kingdom L Mottram
United Kingdom B Thompson
3 0
United States J Anthony
United States P Teeguarden
6 6 United States J Anthony
United States P Teeguarden
6 6
Belgium M Gurdal
Belgium M Van Haver
0 3 United States J Anthony
United States P Teeguarden
6 3 2
South Africa B Cuypers
Australia D Fromholtz
8 4 United States L duPont
Australia W Turnbull
1 6 6
United States L duPont
Australia W Turnbull
9 6 United States L duPont
Australia W Turnbull
6 9
Czechoslovakia R Maršíková
Czechoslovakia R Tomanová
2 8

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 Soviet Union O Morozova
United Kingdom V Wade
4 4
United States M Guerrant
United States A Kiyomura
6 6 United States M Guerrant
United States A Kiyomura
6 6
New Zealand J Connor
South Africa Y Vermaak
0 0
United States M Guerrant
United States A Kiyomura
5 6 4
United Kingdom L Charles
United Kingdom
S Mappin
7 4 6
United Kingdom G Coles
Romania F Mihai
6 1 5
Uruguay F Bonicelli
Italy M Nasuelli
1 4 United Kingdom L Charles
United Kingdom S Mappin
4 6 7
United Kingdom L Charles
United Kingdom S Mappin
6 6 United Kingdom L Charles
United Kingdom S Mappin
6 7
United States C Martinez
United States J Stratton
6 3 United Kingdom J Hume
United Kingdom W Wooldridge
4 5
United Kingdom J Hume
United Kingdom W Wooldridge
8 6 United Kingdom J Hume
United Kingdom W Wooldridge
Netherlands E Vessies-Appel
Netherlands T Zwaan
w/o
United Kingdom J Hume
United Kingdom W Wooldridge
0 6 6
South Africa M Kruger
South Africa E Vlotman
6 2 4
South Africa M Kruger
South Africa E Vlotman
6 6
United Kingdom V Burton
United Kingdom C Molesworth
5 7 1 LL United Kingdom D Jevans
Australia C Matison
3 1
LL United Kingdom D Jevans
Australia C Matison
7 5 6

Bottom half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States K May
United States E Norton
4 3
South Africa D Boshoff
South Africa I Kloss
6 6 South Africa D Boshoff
South Africa I Kloss
6 6
West Germany H Eisterlehner
West Germany I Riedel
3 1
South Africa D Boshoff
South Africa I Kloss
6 8
Australia L Hunt
South Africa G Stevens
1 6
United Kingdom L Beaven
United States T Fretz
4 2
United Kingdom L Blachford
United Kingdom A Coe
2 2 Australia L Hunt
South Africa G Stevens
6 6
Australia L Hunt
South Africa G Stevens
6 6 South Africa D Boshoff
South Africa I Kloss
6 6
United States R Casals
France F Dürr
6 6 United States R Casals
France F Dürr
1 3
United States K Kuykendall
Sweden I Bentzer
2 2 United States R Casals
France F Dürr
6 6
Romania V Ruzici
Romania M Simionescu
3 3
United States R Casals
France F Dürr
7 9
4 Australia E Cawley
United States M Michel
5 7
United States B Buckley
United States L Thomas
1 5
Colombia I Fernández de Soto
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia M Jaušovec
2 5 4 Australia E Cawley
United States M Michel
6 7
4 Australia E Cawley
United States M Michel
6 7

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Q Australia C O'Neil
Australia J Walker
6 7
United Kingdom J Fayter
United Kingdom M Tyler
6 6 United Kingdom J Fayter
United Kingdom M Tyler
2 5
United States L Tenney
United States R Tenney
0 2 Q Australia C O'Neil
Australia Jenny Walker
9 6
Q Australia J Morton
Australia J Wilton
6 2 1 United States S Mehmedbasich
Sweden M Wikstedt
8 4
United States S Mehmedbasich
Sweden M Wikstedt
3 6 6 United States S Mehmedbasich
Sweden M Wikstedt
3 6 6
United States P Bostrom
United States J Metcalf
6 4 1
Q Australia C O'Neil
Australia J Walker
3 0
2 United States C Evert
United States M Navratilova
6 6
Australia J Dimond
Australia W Paish
7 3
United States J Evert
United States T Holladay
6 8 4 United States E Nagelsen
United States J Russell
9 6
United States E Nagelsen
United States J Russell
4 9 6 United States E Nagelsen
United States J Russell
3 4
2 United States C Evert
United States M Navratilova
6 6
South Africa A McMillan
South Africa R Whitehouse
1 4
United Kingdom S Barker
Soviet Union N Chmyreva
3 2 2 United States C Evert
United States M Navratilova
6 6
2 United States C Evert
United States M Navratilova
6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230. 

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