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Thanks for all those stats, Adrian! I really enjoy reading them and remembering the matches I have seen with martina. I saw her play many times in Oakland in the 80's and 90's. She was the best.
 

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WOW, such great statistics! Martina you are the best player ever!:cool:
 

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1980...The Doubles...


Kansas City
Billie Jean King

Chicago
Billie Jean King

Los Angeles
Rosie Casals

Dallas
Billie Jean King

New York
Billie Jean King

Tokyo
Billie Jean King

Richmond
Billie Jean King

Mahwah
Candy Reynolds

Us Open
Billie Jean King


Australian Open
Betsy Nagelson
 

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1980..The Exhibitions...



Colgate Series Championships - Landover 02 Jan - 07 Jan

RR.. W.. REID Kerry............ 6-3 6-0
RR.. W.. CAWLEY Evonne... 6-3 6-2
SF.. W.. TURNBULL Wendy. 6-2 6-0
F.... W.. AUSTIN Tracy........ 6-2 6-1



Clairol Crown - LaCosta, Calif. 27 Mar - 30 Mar

1R.. W.. KING Billie Jean.. 4-6 7-6 6-0
F..... L... AUSTIN Tracy..... 5-7 2-6



Emeron Cup - Tokyo 20 Nov - 23 Nov

1R... W.. EVERT Chris... 7-6 6-2
F..... W.. AUSTIN Tracy. 6-4 6-3
 

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1980...The Singles...

Kansas City WT 14 Jan - 20 Jan (Carpet)


R32..... W... HARFORD Tanya... 6-0 6-0
R16..... W... JAUSOVEC Mima... 6-3 6-1
QF...... W... SHRIVER Pam........ 6-3 7-6
SF....... W... WADE Virginia...... 7-5 6-1
F......... W... STEVENS Greer.... 6-0 6-2


Chicago WT 21 Jan - 27 Jan..Carpet


R32..... W.. HOLLADAY Terry.. 6-1 6-1
R16..... W.. HARFORD Tanya.. 6-2 6-0
QF....... W.. STEVENS Greer.. 6-4 6-3
SF....... W.. KING Billie Jean... 7-6 3-6 6-1
F......... W.. EVERT Chris........ 6-4 6-4


Los Angeles WT 04 Feb - 10 Feb Carpet

R32..... W.. LOUIE-HARPER Peanut.. 6-1 6-1
R16..... W.. HARFORD Tanya............ 6-1 6-1
QF....... W.. RUZICI Virginia............ 6-0 6-2
SF....... W.. TURNBULL Wendy......... 6-0 7-5
F .........W.. AUSTIN Tracy................ 6-2 6-0


Oakland WT 11 Feb - 17 Feb Carpet

R32..... W.... DU PONT Laura... 6-3 6-2
R16..... W.... RUZICI Virginia... 6-3 6-2
QF....... W.... JORDAN Kathy.... 6-3 1-6 6-2
SF....... W.... HOLLADAY Terry.. 6-4 6-3
F......... W.... CAWLEY Evonne.. 6-1 7-6

Houston WT 25 Feb - 02 Mar Carpet

R32... W.. MORRISON Dianne.. 6-0 6-2
R16... W.. STOLL Caroline....... 6-3 6-2
QF..... W.. RUZICI Virginia....... 7-5 6-2
SF..... W.. TURNBULL Wendy... 6-2 7-6
F .......L.... KING Billie Jean...... 1-6 3-6

Dallas WT 03 Mar - 09 Mar Carpet

R64...... BYE
R32...... W.... NORTON Beth.... .6-1 6-4
R16...... W.... JAUSOVEC Mima. 6-3 6-2
QF....... W..... JORDAN Kathy.... 7-6 5-7 6-1
SF....... W..... WADE Virginia..... 6-1 6-4
F......... W.... CAWLEY Evonne ..6-3 6-2


Avon Championships - New York 17 Mar - 23 Mar Carpet

RR..... W.. JORDAN Kathy..... 6-2 6-1
RR..... W.. KING Billie Jean... 6-2 6-1
SF..... W.. CAWLEY Evonne.. 6-2 3-6 6-0
F........ L.. AUSTIN Tracy....... 2-6 6-2 2-6


Amelia Island WT 15 Apr - 20 Apr Clay

R32...... W... SANDS Kim.............. 6-3 6-1
R16...... W... TEEGUARDEN Pam.. 6-2 6-1
QF....... W.... SHRIVER Pam......... 7-6 6-1
SF....... W.... RUZICI Virginia...... .6-2 6-2
F......... W.... MANDLIKOVA Hana. 5-7 6-3 6-2


Orlando WT 29 Apr - 04 May Clay

R32...... BYE
R16....... W... DUVALL Jeanne. 6-1 6-2
QF......... W.. SHRIVER Pam.... .6-3 6-7 6-0
SF......... W.. JORDAN Barbara .6-3 6-1
F........... W.. AUSTIN Tracy...... 6-2 6-4


Eastbourne WT 16 Jun - 21 Jun Grass

R64.... W... DENT Betty-Ann... 6-2 6-3
R32.... W... HARFORD Tanya... 6-4 6-1
R16..... L ...STOVE Betty......... 3-6 6-3 5-7


Wimbledon GS 23 Jun - 06 Jul Grass

R128..... W.. KLOSS Ilana...... 6-0 6-3
R64 .......W.. FOX Rayni........ .6-1 6-1
R32....... W.. HARFORD Tanya .6-3 3-6 6-3
R16....... W ..JORDAN Kathy.... 6-4 6-2
QF......... W.. KING Billie Jean ..7-6 1-6 10-8
SF.......... L... EVERT Chris....... 6-4 4-6 2-6
 

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1980..The Singles...Cont..


Montreal WT 14 Jul - 20 Jul Hard

R32...... W... REYNOLDS Candy.. 6-1 6-3
R16...... W... BLACKWOOD Marjorie.. 6-1 6-2
QF........ W... SMITH Anne.. 6-4 6-4
SF........ W.... SHRIVER Pam ..4-6 6-1 7-5
F.......... W.... STEVENS Greer.. 6-2 6-1


Richmond WT 21 Jul - 27 Jul

R32..... W..... LEE Duk-Hee... 6-1 6-1
R16..... W..... RUSSELL Joanne ..6-3 6-4
QF....... W..... POTTER Barbara.. 6-2 6-3
SF....... W..... SHRIVER Pam... 7-5 7-5
F......... W..... DANIELS Mary Lou.. 6-3 6-0



Toronto WT 10 Aug - 17 Aug Hard

R64 .... BYE
R32..... W.... ACKER Sherry.... 1-6 6-2 7-6
R16...... L.... SMITH Anne ........5-4 RET



Mahwah WT 18 Aug - 24 Aug Hard

R64... BYE
R32.... W.... FOROOD Lele ..........2-6 6-4 6-3
R16.... W.... MARGOLIN Stacy... ..6-2 6-3
QF...... W.... JORDAN Kathy...... ..6-2 6-0
SF....... L..... MANDLIKOVA Hana. 4-6 6-3 3-6


U.S. Open GS 26 Aug - 07 Sept Hard

R128.... W.. SANDIN Lena.... 6-4 4-6 6-2
R64...... W.. ALLEN Leslie...... 6-1 4-6 6-2
R32...... W.. MORSE Lindsay.. 6-4 6-1
R16...... L... MANDLIKOVA Hana.. 6-7 4-6


Las Vegas WT 15 Sept - 21 Sept Hard

R32.... W..... STOVE Betty.......... 6-1 6-0
R16.... W..... POTTER Barbara... 7-5 5-7 7-5
QF...... W..... TURNBULL Wendy .7-5 6-2
SF....... L...... MANDLIKOVA Hana. 2-6 3-6

Deerfield Beach WT 13 Oct - 19 Oct Hard

R32...... W.... MASCARIN Susan.... 6-1 7-6
R16...... W.... SANDS Kim ..............6-0 6-3
QF........ W.... BARKER Sue............ 7-5 6-3
SF......... L .....JAEGER Andrea........ 1-6 6-1 4-6


Brighton WT 20 Oct - 26 Oct Carpet

R32.... W.... BRZAKOVA Yvona.... 6-2 6-1
R16.... W.... NAGELSEN Betsy..... 6-1 6-1
QF...... W.... POTTER Barbara .....7-6 6-1
SF...... W .....STEVENS Greer...... 6-2 6-3
F......... L.... EVERT Chris ............4-6 7-5 3-6


Sydney WT 01 Dec - 07 Dec Grass

R64.... BYE
R32..... W..... WALSH-PETE Sharon.... 6-4 7-5
R16..... W..... JAUSOVEC Mima ...........6-2 3-6 7-6
QF....... L...... SHRIVER Pam.............. 4-6 3-6

Australian Open GS 26 Dec - 04 Jan Grass

R64 ....BYE
R32.... W....... BLOUNT Rene....... 6-3 6-7 6-1
R16.... W....... NAGELSEN Betsy.... 6-2 6-2
QF...... W....... STEVENS Greer..... 4-6 6-1 7-6
SF....... L ........TURNBULL Wendy.. 4-6 5-7
 

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1980/Career Stats

1980 Stats

W/L.. 80/12

Exhibitions 7/1

Total: 87/13

Finals: 12

Titles: 9

Singles Slams: 1

Doubles Titles: 12

Ranking: Number 3


Career Stats

W/L...512/121

Finals...66

Singles Titles...41

Doubles Titles..54

Exhibitions...4

Slams...2

Fed Cups...1

Head to Head:

Evert: Won 2 Lost 2 in 1980

Career: Won 11 Lost 28

Goolagong: Won 4 Lost 0 in 1980

Career: Won 13 Lost 12
 

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It was always very interesting to me how much trouble Billie Jean was for Martina! She was at least a decade older and almost all of their matches were 3 set or BJK upsetting Martina. I think it was a mental block (nothing against BJK, but she was well past her prime in 1980). I think Martina even pointed this out after the '80 wimbledon quarters which she finally won 10-8 in the third.
 

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Mark - Martina has actually named BJK and Monica as her two toughest opponents..

BJK cuz she knew exactly what Martina didnt like, and gave it to her constantly..

Monica cuz she was so strong and could pass off both sides, I think Martina always knew that if she could succesfully approach the net to Graf's backhand she stood a good chance of winning, but Monica wasnt weak on either side...
 

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I haven't forgot this guys either, I've just been busy setting up the same thing for M.H fans in our forum as well :)

As far as the stats go that I've posted so far, the thing that stuck out to me was Martina's magnificent starts to the seasons and then rather average ends...but she wasn't at her fittest then...I wonder if she pondered over her results up until 1980 and seen what I can see and thought..."mmmm, I need to get fitter to win those long matches and win all season through intead of the first 4-5 months" ?
 

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Adrian - It wasnt really thinking like that that tansformed Martina, she realised she was plain old wasting her potential and needed to change that, or waste her talent!!

Lets not forget about how these are the days when Martina was a foreigner, adjusting to a new country, a new language etc, without the guidance of a full-time coach or any contact at all with her parents!!

Who knows how much those distracitng factors affected her performance in the early years??

Im reading BJK's autobiography, and here is some of her comments on Martina:

"Take Martina for example, it has been tough on her being stateless, turning her back on the culture and country of her childhood, yearning to be accepted - formally and otherwise - by the land she wants to be part of. None of us really know how much her inconsitency in playing has been related to difficulties in her personal life.

She is so bright in so many ways, with a wondefully facile mind. Sher picks up languages with incredible ease, she can master and sort of word game or numbers game; there isnt a point she has played that she cannot punch back up on her computer mind".
 

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1981...The Doubles....


Martina won the following:

Chicago
Pam Shriver

Dallas
Pam Shriver

New York
Pam Shriver

Orlando
Pam Shriver

Eastbourne
Pam Shriver

Wimbledon
Pam Shriver


Toronto
Pam Shriver

Minneapolis
Anne Smith

Stuttgart
Mima Jausovec

Sydney
Pam Shriver

East Rutherford
Pam Shriver
 

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1981..The Singles...Part 1


Kansas City 12 Jan - 18 Jan Carpet


R32... Defeated Anne Smith 6-3 6-1
R16... Defeated Sherry Acker 6-4 6-2
QF..... Defeated Kate Latham 6-3 6-2
SF ..... Defeated Barbra Potter 6-3 6-2
F........ Lost to Andrea Jaeger 6-3 3-6 5-7


Cincinnati 19 Jan - 25 Jan Carpet

R32... Defeated Elizabeth Herr 6-1 6-3
R16... Defeated Iva Budarova 6-3 3-6 6-1
QF.... Defeated Barbara Potter 6-3 6-1
SF..... Defeated Joanne Russell 6-1 6-3
F....... Defeated Sylvia Hanika 6-2 6-4



Chicago WT 26 Jan - 01 Febr Carpet


R64... BYE
R32... Defeated Claudia Kohde-Kilsch 5-7 6-0 6-0
R16... Defeated Wendy Prausa 6-1 6-4
QF..... Defeated Anne Smith 6-2 6-1
SF..... Defeated Wendy Turnball 6-3 7-5
F.... Defeated Hana Mandlikova 6-4 6-2


Oakland WT 09 Febr - 15 Febr Carpet

R32... Lost to Claudia Kohde-Kilsch 6-2 4-6 6-7


Los Angeles WT 02 Mar - 09 Mar Carpet

R32... Defeated Kate Latham 6-4 6-2
R16... Defeated Roberta Mc Callum 6-1 6-1
QF..... Defeated Billie-Jean King 6-3 7-5
SF..... Defeated Bettina Bunge 6-4 4-6 6-2
F....... Defeated Andrea Jaeger 6-4 6-0
 

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Nice thread with good stats Adrian:) Just one minor complaint. Under "exhibitions" for 1980, you have the Colgate Series final played in Washington. That was not an exhibition. It was VERY important, as the year-ending(for 1979) finale, and was played as a round robin, much like today's men's ATP final. When Martina won in Washington it put all doubts as to who was #1 for 1979 to rest. Thus those results belong more under "major events" than "exhibitions", which are more or less meaningless to competitors.

I was lucky enough to see some of the matches:) 9,200 came out to see the final despite a big snowstorm:)
 
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