Martina Navratilova and Steffi Graf have played each other 18 times on the WTA Tour with their H2H standing at nine wins each (9-9).
Their last match was in the Final of the 1994 WTA Tokyo tennis tournament with Steffi winning the match 6-2, 6-4.
The first Navratilova vs Graf match was in the Semifinals of the 1985 US Open which was won by Martina in straight sets 6-2, 6-3.
Out of the 18 matches they played on the WTA Tour, Martina Navratilova (or “MN”) won nine and Steffi Graf (or “SG”) won nine, leaving their H2H tied at the end of their tennis careers.
Amazingly, all 18 matches were either in the semifinals or the final of the tournament they were playing in.
|1993||Tokyo||Semifinals||Carpet||MN||4-6, 6-3, 6-3|
|1992||European Indoors||Final||Carpet||SG||2-6, 7-5, 7-5|
|1991||US Open||Semifinals||Hard||MN||7-6, 6-7, 6-4|
|1989||WTA Championships||Final||Carpet||SG||6-4, 7-5, 2-6, 6-2|
|1989||US Open||Final||Hard||SG||3-6, 7-5, 6-1|
|1989||Wimbledon||Final||Grass||SG||6-2, 6-7, 6-1|
|1988||Wimbledon||Final||Grass||SG||5-7, 6-2, 6-1|
|1987||US Open||Final||Hard||MN||7-6, 6-1|
|1987||Roland Garros||Final||Clay||SG||6-4, 4-6, 8-6|
|1986||WTA Championships||Final||Carpet||MN||7-6, 6-3, 6-2|
|1986||US Open||Semifinals||Hard||MN||6-1, 6-7, 7-6|
|1986||Virginia Slims Championships||Semifinals||Carpet||MN||6-2, 6-2|
|1985||Maybelline Classic||Final||Hard||MN||6-3, 6-1|
|1985||US Open||Semifinals||Hard||MN||6-2, 6-3|
Below are highlights from a classic match they played in the semifinals of the 1991 US Open.
Head to Head by Year
Martina and Steffi first played each other in 1985 and in total, they played each other 18 times on the WTA Tour, with their last match being played in 1994.
|Year||Matches||Navratilova Wins||Graf Wins||H2H|
Head to Head by Tournament
They have played each other in ten different tournaments with their H2H at each of these tournaments detailed below.
|Virginia Slims Championships||1||1||0||1-0|
Head to Head by Court Surface
They have played each other seven times on hard courts, six times on indoor carpet courts, three times on grass courts, and two times on clay courts.
How many times have they played each other?
They have played each other a total of 18 times on tour.
Did they ever play each other at the Australian Open?
They never played each other at the Australian Open.
Did they ever play each other at Roland Garros?
Yes, they played each other once at Roland Garros (1987) with Steffi winning the match in three sets (6-4, 4-6, 8-6).
Did they ever play each other at the Wimbledon Championships?
Yes, they played each other three times at the Wimbledon Championships (1987, 1988, and 1989) with Steffi winning two out of three matches.
Did they ever play each other at the US Open?
Yes, they played each other five times at the US Open (1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, and 1991) with Martina winning four out of the five matches
What is their H2H record on hard courts?
Martina has a 5-2 lead on hard courts.
What is their H2H record on grass?
Steffi has a 2-1 lead on grass courts.
What is their H2H record on clay?
Steffi has a 2-0 lead on clay courts.
What is their H2H record on indoor carpet courts?
Their H2H on indoor carpet courts stands at three wins each (3-3).
The Head to Head Stats on this page were last updated on the: 18th of November 2022.