Navratilova vs Graf Head to Head Stats

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).

The first Navratilova vs Graf match was in the Semifinals of the 1985 US Open which was won by Navratilova 6-2, 6-3.

Their last H2H match was in the Final of the 1994 Pan Pacific Open with Graf winning the match 6-2, 6-4.

Navratilova vs Graf Head to Head Stats

Navratilova vs Graf Head to Head Matches

Out of the 18 matches they played on the WTA Tour, Navratilova won 9 and Graf won 9, 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.

YearTournamentRoundSurfaceWinnerScore
1994Pan Pacific OpenFinalCarpetGraf6-2, 6-4
1993Pan Pacific OpenSemifinalsCarpetNavratilova4-6, 6-3, 6-3
1992European IndoorsFinalCarpetGraf2-6, 7-5, 7-5
1991US OpenSemifinalsHardNavratilova7-6, 6-7, 6-4
1989WTA ChampionshipsFinalCarpetGraf6-4, 7-5, 2-6, 6-2
1989US OpenFinalHardGraf3-6, 7-5, 6-1
1989WimbledonFinalGrassGraf6-2, 6-7, 6-1
1988WimbledonFinalGrassGraf5-7, 6-2, 6-1
1987US OpenFinalHardNavratilova7-6, 6-1
1987WimbledonFinalGrassNavratilova7-5, 6-3
1987French OpenFinalClayGraf6-4, 4-6, 8-6
1987Miami OpenSemifinalsHardGraf6-3, 6-2
1986WTA ChampionshipsFinalCarpetNavratilova7-6, 6-3, 6-2
1986US OpenSemifinalsHardNavratilova6-1, 6-7, 7-6
1986German OpenFinalClayGraf6-2, 6-3
1986Virginia Slims Championships (Nov)SemifinalsCarpetNavratilova6-2, 6-2
1985Maybelline ClassicFinalHardNavratilova6-3, 6-1
1985US OpenSemifinalsHardNavratilova6-2, 6-3

Below are highlights from a classic match played between Martina Navratilova and Steffi Graf in the semifinals of the 1991 US Open.

Head to Head by Year

Martina Navratilova and Steffi Graf first played each other in 1985 and in total, they have played each other 18 times on the WTA Tour, with their last match being played in 1994.

YearMatches PlayedNavratilova WinsGraf WinsH2H
19852202-0
19864315-1
19874227-3
19881017-4
19893037-7
19900007-7
19911108-7
19921018-8
19931109-8
19941019-9

Head to Head by Tournament

M. Navratilova and S. Graf have played each other in 10 different tournaments with their H2H at each of these tournaments detailed below.

TournamentMatches PlayedNavratilova WinsGraf WinsH2H
European Indoors1010-1
French Open1010-1
German Open1010-1
Maybelline Classic1101-0
Miami Open1010-1
Pan Pacific Open2111-1
US Open5414-1
Virginia Slims Championships (Nov)1101-0
Wimbledon3121-2
WTA Championships2111-1

Head to Head by Court Surface

S. Graf and M. Navratilova have played each other 7 times on hard courts, 6 times on indoor carpet courts, 3 times on grass courts, and 2 times on clay courts.

Court SurfaceMatchesNavratilova WinsGraf WinsH2H
Hard7525-2
Grass3121-2
Clay2020-2
Indoor Carpet6333-3

FAQ

How many times have Martina Navratilova and Steffi Graf played each other?

Martina Navratilova and Steffi Graf have played each other a total of 18 times (1994 Pan Pacific Open, 1993 Pan Pacific Open, 1992 European Indoors, 1991 US Open, 1989 WTA Championships, 1989 US Open, 1989 Wimbledon, 1988 Wimbledon, 1987 US Open, 1987 Wimbledon, 1987 Roland Garros, 1987 Miami Open, 1986 WTA Championships, 1986 US Open, 1986 German Open, 1986 Virginia Slims Championships (Nov), 1985 Maybelline Classic, and 1985 US Open).

Did they ever play each other at the Australian Open Grand Slam?

Graf and Navratilova never played each other at the Australian Open.

Did they ever play each other at the French Open Grand Slam?

Yes, they played each other once at the French Open (1987) with Graf leading their H2H at the tournament 1-0.

Did they ever play each other at the Wimbledon Championships?

Yes, they played each other 3 times at the Wimbledon Championships (1987, 1988, and 1989) with Steffi Graf leading their H2H at the tournament 2-1.

Did they ever play each other at the US Open?

Yes, they played each other 5 times at the US Open (1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, and 1991) with Martina Navratilova leading their H2H at the tournament 4-1.

What is their H2H record on hard courts?

Martina Navratilova leads their H2H on hard courts 5-2.

What is their H2H record on grass?

Steffi Graf leads their H2H on grass courts 2-1.

What is their H2H record on clay?

Steffi Graf leads their H2H on clay courts 2-0.

What is their H2H record on indoor carpet courts?

Their H2H on indoor car courts stands at 3 wins each (3-3).

The Head to Head Stats on this page were last updated on the: 21st of September 2022.