1977 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Doubles

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Women's Doubles
1977 Wimbledon Championships
Champions Australia Helen Cawley
United States JoAnne Russell
Runners-up Netherlands Betty Stöve
United States Martina Navratilova
Final score 6–3, 6–3
Details
Draw 48 (3Q)
Seeds 8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1976 · Wimbledon Championships · 1978 →

Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova were the defending champions, but decided not to play together. Evert partnered with Rosie Casals, but they lost in the second round to Helen Cawley and JoAnne Russell.

Cawley and Russell defeated Navratilova and Betty Stöve in the final, 6–3, 6–3 to win the Ladies' Doubles tennis title at the 1977 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

01.   United States Martina Navratilova / Netherlands Betty Stöve (Final)
02.   United States Rosie Casals / United States Chris Evert (Second round)
03.   South Africa Linky Boshoff / South Africa Ilana Kloss (Quarterfinals)
04.   France Françoise Dürr / United Kingdom Virginia Wade (Semifinals)
05.   Australia Kerry Reid / South Africa Greer Stevens (Quarterfinals)
06.   United Kingdom Sue Barker / United States Ann Kiyomura (Third round)
07.   United Kingdom Lesley Charles / United Kingdom Sue Mappin (Semifinals)
08.   United States Billie Jean King / United States Karen Susman (Second 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 Martina Navratilova
Netherlands Betty Stöve
6 6
United States Jane Stratton
Sweden Mimmi Wikstedt
2 0
1 United States Martina Navratilova
Netherlands Betty Stöve
6 6 6
4 France Françoise Dürr
United Kingdom Virginia Wade
8 2 2
4 France Françoise Dürr
United Kingdom Virginia Wade
7 7
5 Australia Kerry Reid
South Africa Greer Stevens
5 5
1 United States Martina Navratilova
Netherlands Betty Stöve
3 3
Australia Helen Cawley
United States JoAnne Russell
6 6
7 United Kingdom Lesley Charles
United Kingdom Sue Mappin
6 8 7
3 South Africa Linky Boshoff
South Africa Ilana Kloss
3 9 5
7 United Kingdom Lesley Charles
United Kingdom Sue Mappin
3 4
Australia Helen Cawley
United States JoAnne Russell
6 6
South Africa Brigitte Cuypers
South Africa Marise Kruger
9 4 2
Australia Helen Cawley
United States JoAnne Russell
8 6 6

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States M Navratilova
Netherlands B Stöve
6 7
Australia C Doerner
Australia W Turnbull
2 5 1 United States M Navratilova
Netherlands B Stöve
6 6
LL United States R Khan
United States N Weigel
0 1
1 United States M Navratilova
Netherlands B Stöve
6 7 6
Uruguay F Bonicelli
Argentina R Giscafré
6 6 United Kingdom A Jones
United Kingdom W Wooldridge
3 9 4
United Kingdom L Beaven
South Africa Y Vermaak
3 2 Uruguay F Bonicelli
Argentina R Giscafré
4 3
United Kingdom A Jones
United Kingdom W Wooldridge
6 6
1 United States M Navratilova
Netherlands B Stöve
6 6
United States J Stratton
Sweden M Wikstedt
2 0
6 United Kingdom S Barker
United States A Kiyomura
6 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia M Jaušovec
Romania V Ruzici
9 6 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia M Jaušovec
Romania V Ruzici
3 2
United Kingdom J Durie
United Kingdom A Hobbs
7 2 6 United Kingdom S Barker
United States A Kiyomura
5 3
United States L duPont
United States J Newberry
1 6 4 United States J Stratton
Sweden M Wikstedt
7 6
United States J Stratton
Sweden M Wikstedt
6 3 6 United States J Stratton
Sweden M Wikstedt
9 6
Sweden I Bentzer
United States S Tolleson
7 2

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 France F Dürr
United Kingdom V Wade
6 1 6
United States T Holladay
United States K May
2 6 3 4 France F Dürr
United Kingdom V Wade
6 6
Italy S Simmonds
United Kingdom M Tyler
4 3
4 France F Dürr
United Kingdom V Wade
6 4 8
Q Australia C Matison
Australia P Whytcross
4 6 6
Q South Africa G Sammel
South Africa L Whitfield
3 7 1
United States R Fox
United States K Harter
7 1 Q Australia C Matison
Australia P Whytcross
6 5 6
Q Australia C Matison
Australia P Whytcross
9 6 4 France F Dürr
United Kingdom V Wade
7 7
5 Australia K Reid
South Africa G Stevens
6 4 6 5 Australia K Reid
South Africa G Stevens
5 5
United States L Antonoplis
United States A Smith
2 6 2 5 Australia K Reid
South Africa G Stevens
6 7
United States J Anthony
United States E Nagelsen
3 5
5 Australia K Reid
South Africa G Stevens
6 6
United States M Hamm
United States C Reynolds
7 6 United States M Hamm
United States C Reynolds
2 0
United Kingdom C Molesworth
United Kingdom B Thompson
5 3 United States M Hamm
United States C Reynolds
France B Simon
France F Thibault
w/o

Bottom half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Australia D Evers
Hungary M Pinterova
4 0
United States A-M Bruning
United States S Walsh
3 6 1 United States T Austin
Australia L Hunt
6 6
United States T Austin
Australia L Hunt
6 1 6 United States T Austin
Australia L Hunt
2 4
7 United Kingdom L Charles
United Kingdom S Mappin
6 6
South Africa A McDade
Netherlands E Vessies-Appel
4 5
New Zealand J Connor
South Africa T Harford
5 1 7 United Kingdom L Charles
United Kingdom S Mappin
6 7
7 United Kingdom L Charles
United Kingdom S Mappin
7 6 7 United Kingdom L Charles
United Kingdom S Mappin
6 8 7
3 South Africa D Boshoff
South Africa I Kloss
3 9 5
United States C Meyer
Czechoslovakia R Tomanová
6 6
United Kingdom G Coles
United Kingdom L Mottram
6 3 Q Australia S Saliba
Australia M Sawyer
4 4
Q Australia S Saliba
Australia M Sawyer
8 6 United States C Meyer
Czechoslovakia R Tomanová
3 6 3
3 South Africa D Boshoff
South Africa I Kloss
6 3 6
Australia J Dalton
Australia K Ruddell
8 8
Romania F Mihai
Israel P Peled
3 2 3 South Africa D Boshoff
South Africa I Kloss
9 9
3 South Africa D Boshoff
South Africa I Kloss
6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States K Shaw
United States V Ziegenfuss
6 6
LL United States E Dignam
United States C Lane
2 2 United States K Shaw
United States V Ziegenfuss
4 7 4
South Africa B Cuypers
South Africa M Kruger
6 5 6
South Africa B Cuypers
South Africa M Kruger
6 6
LL United Kingdom P Moor
United States J Preyer
1 3 United States P Bostrom
United States M Carillo
4 4
United States P Bostrom
United States M Carillo
6 6 United States P Bostrom
United States M Carillo
7 6 6
8 United States BJ King
United States K Susman
9 4 3
South Africa B Cuypers
South Africa M Kruger
9 4 2
United Kingdom C Drury
United Kingdom C Harrison
6 2 2 Australia H Cawley
United States J Russell
8 6 6
United Kingdom J Fayter
Czechoslovakia R Maršíková
4 6 6 United Kingdom J Fayter
Czechoslovakia R Maršíková
6 2 6
Belgium M Gurdal
Japan N Sato
3 6 3
United Kingdom J Fayter
Czechoslovakia R Maršíková
6 2
Australia H Cawley
United States J Russell
8 6
Australia H Cawley
United States J Russell
6 7
West Germany H Eisterlehner
West Germany I Riedel
1 1 2 United States R Casals
United States C Evert
3 5
2 United States R Casals
United States C Evert
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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