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1984 Los Angeles August 6 to 11.
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Not an official medal sport. Play limited to those aged 21 or younger. No doubles.

First Round
Kathy Horvath [1] d. Petra Huber (Austria) 6-3 6-3
Myriam Schropp (Ger) d. Gigi Fernandez (P. Rico) 6-3 7-5
Patricia Hy (H. Kong) d. Mariane Groat (Canada) 6-0 6-3
Sabrina Goles (Yug) [7] d. Susanna Lee (Korea) 6-0 6-2

Catherine Tanvier (Frn) [4] d. Gretchen Rush 6-7 7-5 6-1
Jill Hetherington (Can) d. Carin Anderholm (Swd) 6-3 6-1
Angeliki Kanellopoulou (Gre) d. M. C. Tsu (Tai) 6-0 6-2
Andrea Leand [5] d. Simone Schilder (Neth) 6-4 6-2

Raffaella Reggi (Ity) d. Rina Einy (GB) 6-0 6-0
Amanda Brown (GB) d. Mercedes Paz (Arg) 6-2 6-3
Lilian Drescher (Swt) d. Liz Minter (Aus) 7-5 6-2
Renata Sasak (Yug) d. Laura Arraya (Peru) 1-6 6-1 6-1

Steffi Graf (Ger) d. Etsuko Inoue (Jap) 6-3 7-5
Sandra Cecchini (Ity) d. Akiko Kijimuta (Jap) 6-3 6-2
Pascale Paradis (Frn) d. Silvana Campos (Brz) 6-3 7-5
Andrea Jaeger [2] d. Tine Schuer-Larsen (Den) 2-6 6-2 6-3

Second Round
Horvath [1] d. Schropp 6-2 6-2
Goles [7] d. Hy 6-4 4-6 9-7
Tanvier [4] d. Hetherington 2-6 6-2 6-4
Kanellopoulou d. Leand [5] 6-3 6-3

Reggi d. Brown 6-2 0-6 6-3
Drescher d. Sasak 6-1 6-3
Graf d. Cecchini 0-6 6-3 6-4
Paradis d. Jaeger [2] default

Quarters
Goles [7] d. Horvath [1] 6-2 7-6
Tanvier [4] d. Kanellopoulou 6-2 6-2
Reggi d. Drescher 6-1 6-2
Graf d. Paradis 6-0 6-1

Semis
Goles [7] d. Tanvier [4] 6-2 6-2
Graf d. Reggi 7-6 6-4

Final
Graf d. Goles [7] 1-6 6-3 6-4
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Summary: The big upset was Sabrina Goles' upset of top seed Kathy Horvath. Horbvath blamed her demise on the noisy crowd-which was solidly behind her opponent. Horvath said. "I'm ashamed to be an American. All I ever heard was 'Goles, Goles'.
In a normal tournamnet it wouldn't have bothered me, but here we are at the Olympis representing the United States, and it's a joke." Goles remarked og her support, "I couldn't believe it. It helped me a lot."

A chronic shoulder injury forced out Andrea Jaeger. She has decided to enter community college and will not play on the tour for the rest of 1984. Hepatitus kept out Carling Bassett, whose place was taken by Mariane Groat.

Despite picking up a shoulder injury in the first set of the Final, Goles took it 61. But Graf displayed early signs of her whipped crosscourt forehand and heavily sliced backhand to take the second 63. At 3-3 in the third, Goles received treatment to her shoulder, which was now in spasm. From that moment on, Graf fed Goles an array of low balls to both sides and secured victory a few minutes later 16 63 64 in the gold medal match.

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