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Navrátilová and Shriver





Martina Navrátilová and Pam Shriver will go down in history as the greatest doubles pair, the tennis world has ever seen. Together, they won 78 doubles titles, 20 of them at the Grand Slams. Their Grand Slam titles are divided between 7 at the Australian Open, 5 at Wimbledon, 4 at the US Open and 4 at the French Open. They also have the longest match-winning streak in doubles in the Open Era, winning 109 straight doubles matches from April 1983 to July 1985. They played together from 1981 to 1989 and then again in 1991 and 1992. Through all that, they have remained good friends and play together on the Legends Tour.

The 109 Straight Match Wins for Navrátilová and Shriver

1983   Eastbourne, UK                         1R     Mould/Sayers                  6-2 6-2
1983   Eastbourne, UK                         2R     Jolissaint/Mesker             6-1 6-2
1983   Eastbourne, UK                         QF     Potter/Walsh                  6-4 6-2
1983   Eastbourne, UK                         SF     Jausovec/K.Jordan             6-4 4-6 6-3
1983   Eastbourne, UK                         F      Durie/Hobbs                   6-1 6-0
1983   Wimbledon                              2R     A.Minter/E.Minter             6-0 6-2
1983   Wimbledon                              3R     Nagelsen/Wade                 6-2 6-4
1983   Wimbledon                              QF     Jausovec/K.Jordan             3-6 6-3 6-3
1983   Wimbledon                              SF     Durie/Hobbs                   6-1 6-7 6-4
1983   Wimbledon                              F      Casals/Turnbull               6-2 6-2
1983   Manhattan Beach, Calif., USA           1R     Budarova/Skuherska            6-3 6-0
1983   Manhattan Beach, Calif., USA           2R     Latham/Steinmetz              6-1 6-2
1983   Manhattan Beach, Calif., USA           QF     Moulton/Turnbull              6-1 7-5
1983   Manhattan Beach, Calif., USA           SF     Durie/Kiyomura                2-6 7-6 6-1
1983   Manhattan Beach, Calif., USA           F      Nagelsen/Ruzici               6-1 6-0
1983   US Open                                1R     Phelps/Solomon                6-1 6-1
1983   US Open                                2R     Holladay/O'Brien              6-1 1-6 6-2
1983   US Open                                3R     Bassett/Madruga-Osses         6-2 6-2
1983   US Open                                QF     Hobbs/Jaeger                  6-3 6-3
1983   US Open                                SF     Jausovec/K.Jordan             6-3 6-2
1983   US Open                                F      Fairbank/Reynolds             6-7 6-1 6-3
1983   Tampa, Fla., USA                       1R     Benjamin/Raschiatore          6-1 6-2
1983   Tampa, Fla., USA                       QF     Foltz/Spence                  6-0 6-1
1983   Tampa, Fla., USA                       SF     Garrison/McNeil               6-1 7-6
1983   Tampa, Fla., USA                       F      Gadusek/W.White               6-0 6-1
1983   Wightman Cup                           RR     Croft/Durie                   6-2 6-1
1983   Australian Open                        1R     Budarova/Skuherska            6-1 6-1
1983   Australian Open                        2R     B.Jordan/Sayers               6-2 6-1
1983   Australian Open                        QF     Fairbank/Pfaff                6-3 6-3
1983   Australian Open                        SF     K.Jordan/Potter               6-3 6-2
1983   Australian Open                        F      Hobbs/Turnbull                6-4 6-7 6-2
1984   Oakland, Calif., USA                   1R     Teeguarden/Vermaak            6-1 6-4
1984   Oakland, Calif., USA                   QF     Mandlikova/Sukova             6-3 6-1
1984   Oakland, Calif., USA                   SF     Hobbs/Turnbull                6-2 3-6 7-5
1984   Oakland, Calif., USA                   F      Casals/Moulton                6-2 6-3
1984   East Hanover, N.J., USA                1R     K.Jordan/Pfaff                6-4 7-5
1984   East Hanover, N.J., USA                QF     Antonoplis/Temevari           6-0 6-2
1984   East Hanover, N.J., USA                SF     Casals/Russell                6-1 6-1
1984   East Hanover, N.J., USA                F      Durie/Kiyomura                6-4 6-3
1984   Virginia Slims Championships           1R     Antonoplis/B.Jordan           6-3 6-0
1984   Virginia Slims Championships           SF     Fairbank/Reynolds             6-4 6-0
1984   Virginia Slims Championships           F      Durie/Kiyomura                6-3 6-1
1984   Dallas, USA                            1R     Monteiro/Vermaak              6-3 6-3
1984   French Open                            1R     Crowe/Steinmetz               6-2 6-1
1984   French Open                            2R     Bassett/Temesvari             6-4 6-2
1984   French Open                            3R     Collins/Moulton               6-2 6-4
1984   French Open                            QF     Remilton/Sato                 6-2 6-2
1984   French Open                            SF     Horvath/Ruzici                6-0 7-6
1984   French Open                            F      Kohde-Kilsch/Mandlikova       5-7 6-3 6-2
1984   Eastbourne, UK                         1R     Medrado/Remilton              6-4 6-3
1984   Eastbourne, UK                         2R     Fairbank/Rush                 6-4 6-2
1984   Eastbourne, UK                         QF     Casals/King                   6-2 6-2
1984   Eastbourne, UK                         SF     K.Jordan/Tanvier              6-3 6-2
1984   Eastbourne, UK                         F      Durie/Kiyomura                6-4 6-2
1984   Wimbledon                              1R     Casale/Romanov                6-1 6-1
1984   Wimbledon                              2R     Louie/Ludloff                 6-4 6-1
1984   Wimbledon                              3R     Bonder/Mascarin               6-0 6-0
1984   Wimbledon                              QF     Kohde-Kilsch/Mandlikova       6-7 6-4 6-2
1984   Wimbledon                              SF     Durie/Kiyomura                6-3 6-4
1984   Wimbledon                              F      K.Jordan/A.Smith              6-3 6-4
1984   Mahwah, N.J., USA                      1R     Barker/Wright                 6-1 6-2
1984   Mahwah, N.J., USA                      2R     Henricksson/R.White           6-2 6-4
1984   Mahwah, N.J., USA                      QF     Collins/Sukova                6-1 6-2
1984   Mahwah, N.J., USA                      SF     Fairbank/Potter               6-1 7-6
1984   Mahwah, N.J., USA                      F      Durie/Kiyomura                7-6 3-6 6-2
1984   US Open                                1R     Mundel/Raschiatore            6-2 6-1
1984   US Open                                2R     Allen/Jones-Shaefer           6-1 7-6
1984   US Open                                3R     Scheuer-Larsen/Tanvier        6-3 6-3
1984   US Open                                QF     Fairbank/Reynolds             6-3 6-4
1984   US Open                                SF     Nagelsen/A.White              6-4 7-5
1984   US Open                                F      Hobbs/Turnbull                6-2 6-4
1984   New Orleans, La., USA                  QF     Holladay/Kuczynska            6-2 6-0
1984   New Orleans, La., USA                  SF     Fairbank/Sayers               6-2 6-1
1984   New Orleans, La., USA                  F      Turnbull/Walsh                6-4 6-1
1984   Brisbane, Australia                    1R     Quinlan/Van Nostrand          6-3 6-3
1984   Brisbane, Australia                    2R     Gregory/Whytcross             6-2 6-2
1984   Brisbane, Australia                    QF     Jolissaint/Mesker             7-5 6-3
1984   Brisbane, Australia                    SF     Kohde-Kilsch/Sukova           7-6 7-6
1984   Brisbane, Australia                    F      Bunge/Pfaff                   6-3 6-2
1984   Australian Open                        1R     Fairbank/Reynolds             7-6 6-4
1984   Australian Open                        2R     Mundel/Vermaak                6-2 6-1
1984   Australian Open                        QF     Bassett/Garrison              6-2 6-0
1984   Australian Open                        SF     Evert/Turnbull                6-4 6-3
1984   Australian Open                        F      Kohde-Kilsch/Sukova           6-3 6-4
1985   Princeton, N.J., USA                   1R     Paradis/Ruzici                6-2 6-2
1985   Princeton, N.J., USA                   QF     Temesvari/A.White             6-4 3-6 6-3
1985   Princeton, N.J., USA                   SF     P.Smith/R.White               6-4 7-6
1985   Princeton, N.J., USA                   F      Mesker/Sayers-Smylie          7-5 6-2
1985   Virginia Slims Championships           1R     Horvath/Ruzici                6-3 6-1
1985   Virginia Slims Championships           SF     Fairbank/Reynolds             6-0 6-3
1985   Virginia Slims Championships           F      Kohde-Kilsch/Sukova           6-7 6-4 7-6
1985   Orlando, Fla., USA                     SF     Leand/Temesvari               6-3 6-2
1985   Orlando, Fla., USA                     F      Burgin/Horvath                6-3 6-1
1985   French Open                            1R     McDaniel/W.White              6-1 6-1
1985   French Open                            2R     Campos/Corsato                6-3 6-1
1985   French Open                            3R     Collins/Leand                 6-1 6-0
1985   French Open                            QF     Evert-Lloyd/Paradis           6-3 6-3
1985   French Open                            SF     Nagelsen/A.White              6-3 6-4
1985   French Open                            F      Kohde-Kilsch/Sukova           4-6 6-2 6-2
1985   Eastbourne, UK                         1R     Benjamin/Rush                 6-0 6-3
1985   Eastbourne, UK                         2R     Holladay/Jausovec             6-4 6-2
1985   Eastbourne, UK                         QF     Burgin/Moulton                6-3 6-4
1985   Eastbourne, UK                         SF     Potter/Walsh                  6-2 6-4
1985   Eastbourne, UK                         F      Jordan/Sayers-Smylie          7-5 6-4
1985   Wimbledon                              1R     Golder/Nelson-Dunbar          6-1 6-0
1985   Wimbledon                              2R     Borneo/Tacon                  6-1 6-2
1985   Wimbledon                              3R     Holladay/Jausovec             6-0 6-3
1985   Wimbledon                              QF     Durie/Evert-Lloyd             6-4 6-2
1985   Wimbledon                              SF     Mandlikova/Turnbull           6-4 6-2

After losing to Billie Jean King and Anne Smith in the final of the Sunbird Cup in Orlando in April 1983, Martina and Pam did not lose a match until the finals of Wimbledon in 1985. In that final, the team of Kathy Jordan and Liz Smylie defeated them 5-7 6-3 6-4, ending their amazing, and as yet unbroken, streak at 109 consecutive matches.


     



Above pictures: Top left, courtesy of "We Have Come a Long Way" by Billie Jean King and Cynthia Starr; Above left and above, courtesy of "Passing Shots" by Pam Shriver, Frank Deford and Susan B. Adams


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