US Tennis Open Women’s Doubles Champions 1889- 2018

US Tennis Open Women’s Doubles Champions 1889- 2018

Australia In A Pairing Has Not Won A US Women’s Doubles Tournament Since 1970

Victor P Taffa

Australians In U.S. Tennis Open Women’s Doubles 2018

Australia’s Ashleigh Barty is the first Australian Women to win the U.S. Tennis Open Women’s Doubles since Samantha Stosur in 2005. Australia’s last doubles pairing victory in the U.S. Tennis Open Women’s Doubles was in 1970 with Margaret Court and Judy Tegart Dalton.

 

There are 4 Tennis Major Championships. Should a player win all 4 Major Championships in a calendar year then that player will have won the Tennis Grand Slam.

Grand Slam itinerary consists of

  • Australian Open in mid January,
  • French Open in May and June,
  • Wimbledon in July,
  • US Open in August and September.

Each Major Championship is played over a 2 week period.

Major Championship Surfaces played on

  • Australian Open played on hard court,
  • French Open played on clay,
  • Wimbledon is played on grass,
  • US Open are played on hard court.

Years That Each Major Championship began:

  • Australian Open in 1905,
  • French Open in 1891,
  • Wimbledon in 1877,
  • US Open in 1881.

Term Grand Slam, without qualification, and also originally, refers to the achievement of winning all 4 major championships within a single calendar year within one of the 5 events:

  • Men’s singles;
  • Women’s singles;
  • Men’s doubles;
  • Women’s doubles;
  • Mixed doubles.

In doubles, one team may accomplish a Grand Slam playing together or one player may achieve it with different partners.

However the Doubles Winners listed contains Australian Doubles Pairings only.

 

Australia’s Recent Tennis Major Championship Winners

Male Singles

Recent Australian Tennis Major Championship Male Singles Winners include:

Australian Open              French Open                     Wimbledon                               US Open

1976 Mark Edmondson       1969 Rod Laver                     2002 Lleyton Hewitt                    2001 Lleyton Hewitt

1975 John Newcombe          1968 Ken Rosewall               1987 Pat Cash                                1998 Patrick Rafter

Female Singles

Recent Australian Tennis Major Championship Female Singles Winners include:

Australian Open          French Open                       Wimbledon                               US Open

1978 Chris O’Neill             1973 Margaret Court             1980 Evonne Goolagong               2011 Samantha Stosur

1977 Kerry Melville Reid     1971 Evonne Goolagong    1971 Evonne Goolagong                 1973 Margaret Court

Male Doubles

Recent Australian Tennis Major Championship Male Doubles Winners include:

Australian Open            French Open                      Wimbledon                               US Open

1997 Todd Woodbridge      2000 Todd Woodbridge       2000 Todd Woodbridge            1996 Todd Woodbridge

1997 Mark Woodforde           2000 Mark Woodforde      2000 Mark Woodforde              1996 Mark Woodforde

1992 Todd Woodbridge         1985 Mark Edmondson     1997 Todd Woodbridge              1995 Todd Woodbridge

1992 Mark Woodforde           1985 Kim Warwick             1997 Mark Woodforde                1995 Mark Woodforde

Female Doubles

Recent Australian Tennis Major Championship Female Doubles Winners include:

Australian Open               French Open                             Wimbledon                          US Open

1979 Judy Chaloner                1966 Margaret Court                  1978 Kerry Melville Reid        1970 Margaret Court

1979 Dianne Evers                  1966 Judy Tegart Dalton           1978 Wendy Turnbull               1970 Judy Tegart Dalton

1977 Evonne Cawley              1965 Margaret Court                 1969 Margaret Court                   1963 Robyn Ebbern

1977 Helen Cawley                1965 Lesley Turner Bowrey       1969 Judy Tegart Dalton           1963 Margaret Court

Mixed Doubles

Recent Australian Tennis Major Championship Mixed Doubles Winners include:

Australian Open              French Open                                  Wimbledon                              US Open

2013 Jarmila Gajdosova      1972 Evonne Goolagong-Cawley   1991 Elizabeth Sayers Smylie     2001 Rennae Stubbs

2013 Matthew Ebden           1972 Kim Warwick                          1991 John Fitzgerald               2001 Todd Woodbridge

2005 Samantha Stosur        1965 Margaret Court                      1968 Margaret Court             1992 Nicole Provis

2005 Scott Draper                1965 Ken Fletcher                           1968 Ken Fletcher              1992 Mark Woodforde

 

Champions By Year

Year    US Open

            Women’s Doubles Started in 1889

2018    Ashleigh Barty (AUS)

            Colleen Vandeweghe (USA)

2017    Chan Yung-jan (CHT)

            Martina Hingis (SWI)

2016    Bethanie Mattek Sands (USA)

            Lucie Safarova (CZE)

2015    Martina Hingis (SWI)

            Sania Mirza (IND)

2014    Ekaterina Makarova (RUS)

            Elena Vesnina (RUS)

2013    Andrea Hlavackova (CZE)

            Lucie Hradecka (CZE)

2012    Sara Errani (ITA)

            Roberta Vinci (ITA)

2011    Liezel Huber (USA)

            Lisa Raymond (USA)

2010    Vania King (USA)

            Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ)

2009    Serena Williams (USA)

            Venus Williams (USA)

2008    Cara Black (ZIM)

            Liezel Huber (SA)

2007    Nathalie Dechy (FRA)

            Dinara Safina (RUS)

2006    Nathalie Dechy (FRA)

            Vera Zvonareva (RUS)

2005    Lisa Raymond (USA)

            Samantha Stosur (AUS)

2004    Virginia Ruano Pascual (SPA)

            Paola Suarez (ARG)

2003    Virginia Ruano Pascual (SPA)

            Paola Suarez (ARG)

2002    Virginia Ruano Pascual (SPA)

            Paola Suarez (ARG)

2001    Lisa Raymond (USA)

            Rennae Stubbs (AUS)

2000    Julie Harland-Decugis (FRA)

            Ai Sugiyama (JAP)

1999    Serena Williams (USA)

            Venus Williams (USA)

1998    Martina Hingis (SWI)

            Jana Novotna (CZE)

1997    Lindsay Davenport (USA)

            Jana Novotna (CZE)

1996    Gigi Fernandez (USA)

            Natasha Zvereva (SU)

1995    Gigi Fernandez (USA)

            Natasha Zvereva (SU)

1994    Jana Novotna (CZE)

            Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (SPA)

1993    Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (SPA)

            Helena Sukova (CZE)

1992    Gigi Fernandez (USA)

            Natasha Zvereva (SU)

1991    Pam Shriver (USA)

            Natasha Zvereva (SU)

1990    Gigi Fernandez (USA)

            Martina Navratilova (USA)

1989    Hana Mandlikova (AUS)

            Martina Navratilova (USA)

1988    Gigi Fernandez (USA)

            Robin White (USA)

1987    Martina Navratilova (USA)

            Pam Shriver (USA)

1986    Martina Navratilova (USA)

            Pam Shriver (USA)

1985    Claudia Kohde-Kilsch (GER)

            Helena Sukova (CZE)

1984    Martina Navratilova (USA)

            Pam Shriver (USA)

1983    Martina Navratilova (USA)

            Pam Shriver (USA)

1982    Rosemary Casals (USA)

            Wendy Turnbull (AUS)

1981    Kathy Jordan (USA)

            Anne Smith (USA)

1980    Billie Jean King (USA)

            Martina Navratilova (USA)

1979    Betty Stove (NET)

            Wendy Turnbull (AUS)

1978    Billie Jean King (USA)

            Martina Navratilova (USA)

1977    Martina Navratilova (USA)

            Betty Stove (NET)

1976    Delina Boshoff (SA)

            Ilana Kloss (SA)

1975    Margaret Court (AUS)

            Virginia Wade (UK)

1974    Rosemary Casals (USA)

            Billie Jean King (USA)

1973    Margaret Court (AUS)

            Virginia Wade (UK)

1972    Francoise Durr (FRA)

            Betty Stove (NET)

1971    Rosemary Casals (USA)

            Judy Tegart Dalton (AUS)

1970    Margaret Court (AUS)

            Judy Tegart Dalton (AUS)

1969    Francoise Durr (FRA)

            Darlene Hard (USA)

1968    Maria Bueno ( BRA)

            Margaret Court (AUS)

           Open Era Tennis Begins May 1968

 

1967    Rosemary Casals (USA)

            Billie Jean King (USA)

1966    Maria Bueno ( BRA)

            Nancy Richey Gunter (USA)

1965    Carole Caldwell Graebner (USA)

            Nancy Richey Gunter (USA)

1964    Billie Jean King (USA)

            Karen Hantze Susman (USA)

1963    Robyn Ebbern (AUS)

            Margaret Court (AUS)

1962    Darlene Hard (USA)

            Maria Bueno ( BRA)

1961    Darlene Hard (USA)

            Lesley Turner Bowrey (AUS)

1960    Maria Bueno ( BRA)

            Darlene Hard (USA)

1959    Darlene Hard (USA)

            Jeanne Arth (USA)

1958    Darlene Hard (USA)

            Jeanne Arth (USA)

1957    Louise Brough Clapp (USA)

            Margaret Osborne duPont (USA)

1956    Louise Brough Clapp (USA)

            Margaret Osborne duPont (USA)

1955    Louise Brough Clapp (USA)

            Margaret Osborne duPont (USA)

1954    Shirley Fry Irvin (USA)

            Doris Hart (USA)

1953    Shirley Fry Irvin (USA)

            Doris Hart (USA)

1952    Shirley Fry Irvin (USA)

            Doris Hart (USA)

1951    Shirley Fry Irvin (USA)

            Doris Hart (USA)

1950    Louise Brough Clapp (USA)

            Margaret Osborne duPont (USA)

1949    Louise Brough Clapp (USA)

            Margaret Osborne duPont (USA)

1948    Louise Brough Clapp (USA)

            Margaret Osborne duPont (USA)

1947    Louise Brough Clapp (USA)

            Margaret Osborne duPont (USA)

1946    Louise Brough Clapp (USA)

            Margaret Osborne duPont (USA)

1945    Louise Brough Clapp (USA)

            Margaret Osborne duPont (USA)

1944    Louise Brough Clapp (USA)

            Margaret Osborne duPont (USA)

1943    Louise Brough Clapp (USA)

            Margaret Osborne duPont (USA)

1942    Louise Brough Clapp (USA)

            Margaret Osborne duPont (USA)

1941    Sarah Palfrey Cooke (USA)

            Margaret Osborne duPont (USA)

1940    Sarah Palfrey Cooke (USA)

            Alice Marble (USA)

1939    Sarah Palfrey Cooke (USA)

            Alice Marble (USA)

1938    Sarah Palfrey Cooke (USA)

            Alice Marble (USA)

1937    Sarah Palfrey Cooke (USA)

            Alice Marble (USA)

1936    Marjorie Gladman Van Ryn (USA)

            Carolin Babcock (USA)

1935    Helen Jacobs (USA)

            Sarah Palfrey Cooke (USA)

1934    Helen Jacobs (USA)

            Sarah Palfrey Cooke (USA)

1933    Betty Nuthall Shoemaker (USA)

            Freda James (UK)

1932    Helen Jacobs (USA)

            Sarah Palfrey Cooke (USA)

1931    Betty Nuthall Shoemaker (USA)

            Eileen Bennett Whittingstall (UK)

1930    Betty Nuthall Shoemaker (USA)

            Sarah Palfrey Cooke (USA)

1929    Phoebe Holcroft Watson (UK)

            Peggy Mitchell (UK)

1928    Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman (USA)

            Helen Wills Moody (USA)

1927    Kathleen McKane Godfree (UK

            Ermyntrude Harvey (UK)

1926    Elizabeth Ryan (USA)

            Eleanor Goss (USA)

1925    Mary Browne (USA)

            Helen Wills Moody (USA)

1924    Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman (USA)

            Helen Wills Moody (USA)

1923    Kathleen McKane Godfree (UK)

            Phyllis Covell (UK)

1922    Marion Zinderstein Jessup (USA)

            Helen Wills Moody (USA)

1921    Mary Browne (USA)

            Louise Riddell Williams (USA)

1920    Marion Zinderstein Jessup (USA)

            Eleanor Goss (USA)

1919    Marion Zinderstein Jessup (USA)

            Eleanor Goss (USA)

1918    Marion Zinderstein Jessup (USA)

            Eleanor Goss (USA)

1917    Molla Bjurstedt (NOR)

            Eleonora R. Sears (USA)

1916    Molla Bjurstedt (NOR)

            Eleonora R. Sears (USA)

1915    Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman (USA)

            Eleonora R. Sears (USA)

1914    Mary Browne (USA)

            Louise Riddell Williams (USA)

1913    Mary Browne (USA)

            Louise Riddell Williams (USA)

1912    Mary Browne (USA)

            Dorothy Green (USA)

1911    Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman (USA)

            Eleonora R. Sears (USA)

1910    Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman (USA)

            Edith Rotch (USA)

1909    Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman (USA)

            Edith Rotch (USA)

1908    Evelyn Sears (USA)

            Margaret Curtis (USA)

1907    Marie Wimer (USA)

            Carrie Neely (USA)

1906    Ann Burdette-Coe (USA)

            Ethel Bliss Platt (USA)

1905    Helen Homans (USA)

            Carrie Neely (USA)

1904    May Sutton Bundy (USA)

            Miriam Hall (USA)

1903    Elisabeth Moore (USA)

            Carrie Neely (USA)

1902    Juliette Atkinson (USA)

            Marion Jones (USA)

1901    Juliette Atkinson (USA)

            Myrtle McAteer (USA)

1900    Edith Parker (USA)

            Hallie Champlin (USA)

1899    Jane Craven (USA)

            Myrtle McAteer (USA)

1898    Juliette Atkinson (USA)

            Kathleen Atkinson (USA)

1897    Juliette Atkinson (USA)

            Kathleen Atkinson (USA)

1896    Elisabeth Moore (USA)

            Juliette Atkinson (USA)

1895    Helen Hellwig (USA)

            Juliette Atkinson (USA)

1894    Helen Hellwig (USA)

            Juliette Atkinson (USA)

1893    Aline Terry (USA)

            Hattie Butler (USA)

1892    Mabel Cahill (UK)

            Adeline McKinlay (USA)

1891    Mabel Cahill (UK)

            Emma Leavitt Morgan (USA)

1890    Ellen Roosevelt (USA)

            Grace Roosevelt (USA)

1889    Bertha Townsend (USA)

            Margarette Ballard (UK)

 

Most Grand Slam Women’s Doubles Titles (all-time)

Titles               Players

31                    Martina Navratilova (CZE, USA),

21                    Louise Brough Clapp (USA), Margaret Osborne duPont (USA), Pam Shriver (USA)

19                    Margaret Court (AUS),

18                    Natasha Zvereva (SU, BEL),

17                    Elizabeth Ryan (USA), Gigi Fernandez (USA),

16                    Billie Jean King (USA),

14                    Doris Hart (USA), Serena Williams (USA), Venus Williams (USA),

13                    Darlene Hard (USA), Martina Hingis (SWI),

12                    Shirley Fry Irvin (USA), Thelma Coyne Long (AUS), Jana Novotna (CZE),

11                    Sarah Palfrey Cooke (USA), Mario Bueno (BRA),

10                    Nancye Wynne Bolton (AUS), Virginia Ruano Pascual (SPA),

9                      Helen Wills Moody (USA), Simonne Mathieu (FRA), Rosemary Casals (USA), Helena Sukova (CZE),

8                      Suzanne Lenglen (FRA), Judy Tegart Dalton (AUS), Paola Suarez (ARG),

7    Juliette Atkinson (USA), Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman (USA), Lesley Turner Bowrey (AUS), Francoise Durr (FRA),

6    Mary Browne (USA), Alice Marble (USA), Evonne Goolagong Cawley (AUS), Betty Stove (NET), Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (SPA), Lisa Raymond (USA),

5   Daphne Akhurst Cozens (AUS), Althea Gibson (USA), Renee Schuurman (SA), Helen Gourlay Cawley (AUS), Anne Smith (USA), Kathy Jordan (USA), Cara Black (ZIM), Liezel Huber (SA, USA), Sara Errani (ITA), Roberta Vinci (ITA), Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA), Lucie Safarova (CZE),

 

Abbreviations

ARG               Argentina

AUS                Australia

AU                  Austria

BAH               Bahamas

BEL                Belarus

BE                   Belgium

BRA                Brazil

CAN               Canada

CHI                 China

CHT                Chinese Taipei

CRO                Croatia

CZE                Czech Republic

CZE                Czechoslovakia

DEN                Denmark

ECU                Ecuador

FIN                 Finland

FRA                France

GER                Germany

HUN               Hungary

IND                 India

ISR                  Israel

ITA                 Italy

JAP                 Japan

KAZ                Kazakhstan

MEX               Mexico

NAZ                Nazi Germany

NET                The Netherlands

NOR               Norway

PER                 Peru

POL                Poland

ROM               Romania

RUS                Russia

SA                   South Africa

SU                   Soviet Union

SER                 Serbia

SLO                Slovenia

SPA                 Spain

SWE                Sweden

SWI                 Switzerland

UKR               Ukraine

UK                  United Kingdom

URU               Uruguay

USA                United States of America

WEG               West Germany

YUG               Yugoslavia

ZIM                 Zimbabwe