Martina Navratilova -- The world's top-ranked woman player . . . three-time Wimbledon singles titlist, 1982 French Open, Canadian Open and Avon Championships of Washington winner . . . defeated Chris Evert Lloyd in Toyota Championships last month, running 1982 match record to 90-3 and earnings to nearly $1.5 million . . . only player to win both singles and doubles bonus pools in one year . . . age 26; now a resident of Dallas after defecting to the United States in 1975 and becoming a citizen in July 1981 . . . she never has won a U.S. Open singles title, losing in 1982 to Pam Shriver, who withdrew from this tournament last week.
Andrea Jaeger--At 17, she is the third-ranked woman in the world and earned more than $423,000 in 1982 with a 66-19 match record . . . became the youngest player to earn $1 million in a career, beating Tracy Austin by three months . . . a semifinalist in both the 1982 Australian and U.S. opens and a finalist in the French Open, Jaeger won the 1982 Avon Championships of Detroit and Oakland . . . In 1980 she won 13 consecutive matches, including prequalifying rounds, and captured the Avon Futures of Las Vegas . . . she was the second-youngest player ever to win a pro title (14 years, eight months) and turned pro the following week.
Hana Mandlikova--Czechoslovakian national champion and seventh-ranked player in the world . . . comes to Washington after losing to Evert in the 1982 U.S. Open final and winning the French Open in 1981, defeating Evert in the semifinals . . . match record 39-22 in 1982, in which she made $231,283 . . . lost to Evert in U.S. Open final and reached final of the Italian Open in 1982 . . . passed the $1 million career earnings mark in 1982 . . . the 21-year-old is ranked seventh.
Barbara Potter--Won Avon Futures at Cinncinnati, U.S. Indoors in Minneapolis . . . 45-22 in 1982 while grossing $270,015 . . . now the eighth-ranked women's player . . . formerly best known for her intimidating serves, she showed more finesse in 1981, when she entered the top 10 with a run of victories in Avon Championships, culminating with a loss in the final in Seattle . . . also reached the U.S. Open semifinals that year.
Bettina Bunge--One of at least nine teen-agers in the tournament, the 19-year-old is ranked ninth in the world . . . Bunge has steadliy climbed the ranks, peaking in 1982 when she won the Avon of Houston, the German Open and TV Tokyo events and made the Wimbledon semifinals . . . she made $248,598 on a 43-23 record . . . she is a German citizen and member of the West German Federation Cup the last three years.
Sylvia Hanika--The top-ranked West German and 10th-ranked player on the women's circuit, the 23-year-old won the 1982 Avon Championships of New York, made the final of Avon of Los Angeles and semifinals at German Open, becoming one of three players to defeat Navratilova in 1982 . . . with a 41-21 match record, Hanika made $215,000 last year . . . was highest ranked at No. 6 between June and September 1981, after defeating Mandlikova twice on the Avon tour . . . also defeated Navratilova and Jaeger en route to making the final of the 1981 French Open.
Anne Smith-- Lost to Navratilova in final of the Avon of Washington . . . fourth in New York championships . . . 28-19 in 1982 and made $212,754 without winning a tournament . . . known more for her outstanding doubles play, winning the U.S. Open, French Open and Wimbledon doubles titles with Kathy Jordan in 1980, when they were voted the top doubles team by the WTA . . .the 23-year-old Dallas native is ranked 13th in the world.
Zina Garrison--Another teen on the circuit, Garrison advanced to the fourth round of both Wimbledon and the U.S Open in 1982 and was a quarterfinalist at the 1982 French Open . . . the 19-year-old Houston native ranks 16th on the tour and has a string of junior championships, including those at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in 1981.
Claudia Kohde--Winner of the 1982 Avon Futures of Pittsburgh, the 19-year-old went on to defeat Shriver and Wendy Turnbull in taking the Avon Futures Championship . . . from West Germany, ranked 19th . . . improved her ranking by more than 50 spots in 1981, winning the Swiss Open and two Avon Futures.
Andrea Leand--A native of Baltimore County . . . Ranks 20th in the world . . . won in semifinals in back-to-back tournaments in October, but lost both times to Evert in the finals . . . in her first tournament, the Avon Futures of Virginia, she came from prequalifying rounds, won 12 straight matches and lost in semifinals to Helena Sukova . . . made quarterfinals of Avon Championships of Chicago . . . made $76,823 on a 42-22 1982 match record . . . won singles titles at the 1981 Maccabiah Games in Tel Aviv and the U.S. National Grass Courts later that year.
Kathy Jordan--Won Avon of Boston in March, finishing year with $156,019 in earnings and a 21-18 record . . . jumped to No. 28 in the rankings in early 1979 by taking two Avon Futures titles, then moved to No. 9 by mid-1980 with strong showings in Wimbledon doubles competition . . . ranked 21st.
Yvonne Vermaak--Made semifinals in the Swiss Open and final of the Avon Futures of Fort Myers in 1982, which she finished with a 40-28 match record and $82,754 in earnings . . . at 5-foot-1 1/2, Vermaak is one of the smallest players on the tour . . . never has been out of the world top 60 since winning her first pro title in 1977 . . . she is ranked 23rd, down from 21 in October, but started '82 at 51.
Helena Sukova--Winner of the Avon Futures of Virginia in 1982, and a French Open Junior finalist in 1981, the 6-foot-1 1/2, 17-year-old Sukova is ranked 25th . . . finalist at U.S. Clay Courts, and Avon Future championships in 1982, she earned $77,000 on a 31-25 record.
JoAnne Russell--After several injuries, including a serious torn tendon in her right foot, Russell came back to make the final 16 at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in 1980 . . . ranked 26th after a 22-20 year and $24,270 in earnings . . . made quarterfinals of Avon Championships of Dallas and Wimbledon, where she beat Mima Jausovec and Hanika . . . won U.S. Clay Court doubles in 1981 and made the finals in doubles at the Avon Championships of Boston and Murjani WTA tournament.
Jo Durie--Gained final of Avon Futures of Greenville, S.C., semifinals of Eastbourne Grass Tournament and quarterfinals of the Stuttgart, Germany, tournament, beating Mandlikova there June 28 . . . ranked 21st for a time, she has fallen to 28th place . . . Durie, 22, has come back from back surgery and earned $72,500 in 1982 on a 30-25 match record.
Sabina Simmonds--After playing in Europe, Simmonds turned to the United States for competition in 1982, winning 48 of 75 matches and earning $70,092 . . . won Avon Futures of Bakersfield, made semifinals of Avon Championships at Dallas and the Avon Futures championships . . . reached semifinals of Canadian Open . . . ranked 29th and was No. 1 in Italy in 1981 and 1982 . . . started 1982 at 108 and went as high as 26th.
Ann Kiyomura--Winner of numerous doubles titles, dating to the 1974 Japan Open, Kiyomura was 18-20 in 1982 and made $79,335 . . . reached semifinals at Birmingham, England, grass court and quarterfinals at Sydney in beating Shriver . . . ranked 30th . . . made final of the 1981 Avon Futures Championship after winning the Avon Futures of Fort Myers (Fla.).
Leigh Thompson--Advanced to the third round of the 1981 U.S. Open when 17 . . . won Volvo Women's Cup in Mahwah, N.J., beating Bunge in final . . . made semifinals of CFB International in Richmond . . . earned $61,960 on a 28-24 year . . . ranked 31st.
Dianne Fromholtz--Considered Australia's best-ever left-handed woman player, has been at the top of the circuit for years, ranked fifth in 1976, eighth in 1977, 10th in 1978 and as high as fourth in 1979 . . . but injuries set her back . . . in 1982, she was 18-16 and reached the quarterfinals of the Avon of Chicago and semifinals in Avon of Houston . . . earned $39,987 and is ranked 32nd.
Andrea Temesvari--At 16, the youngest player in the draw, Temesvari is ranked No. 1 in Hungary and 33rd in the world . . . Swiss Open finalist in 1982, Temesvari lost to Evert . . . won the 1982 Avon Futures of Central Pennsylvania, and the following week defeated Virginia Wade and Bunge in Dallas Avon Championships . . . came within two points of eliminating Jaeger from the 1981 French Open . . . made $46,385 in 1982 with a 37-21 record.
Eva Pfaff--Austrian Open doubles champion in 1980 and 1981, the 21-year-old is ranked 35th, winning the Avon Futures of Nashville and reaching the semifinals of the Avon Championships and the quarterfinals of the Canadian Open and Melbourne Open, beating Mandlikova . . . won $76,156 in 1982 on a 31-25 record.
Mary Lou Piatek--Has reached semifinals of Avon Futures of Kansas City, quarterfinals in Avon of Dallas and semifinals at Toyota Tennis Classic in Atlanta . . . finalist in several doubles tournaments, she also made the showdowns of the Toyota of Atlanta and won the central Fidelity International in Richmond in 1981 . . . earned $69,063 in 1982 with a 18-21 record . . . ranked 37th.
Alycia Moulton--Made semifinals in Brisbane, Australia, and final of Seiko, Hong Kong . . . advanced to the third round of the 1981 U.S. Open . . . earned $36,508, in 1982 with a 18-16 record . . . quarterfinalist in two Avon Futures tournaments in Florida in 1978 and 1979 . . . finalist in the AIAW 1981 singles nationals and won the doubles title in 1979 and 1981 . . . ranked 38th.
Candy Reynolds--Known primarily for her doubles play . . . Was a finalist in doubles at the Toyota Championships in December and won the '82 doubles championship at the Canadian Open last summer . . . Lost in the finals of the 1981 French and Canadian opens and Wells Fargo doubles tournaments . . . ranked 43rd, her lowest spot since 1979, but still earned $97,000 on the tour in 1982.
Beth Herr--Maintains her amateur status playing as a freshman at USC . . . in 1982 she won the Florida Federal championship, beating Kathy Rinaldi, and reached the third round of the French and U.S. Opens . . . made debut on pro tour in 1980 by beating Kathy Horvath in the Avon Futures of Columbus, Ohio . . . ranked 44th.
Lucia Romanov--Plays with a two-handed backhand . . . is No. 2 player in Romania . . . she reached the semifinals of the French Open last summer and also the Avon Futures of Greenville . . . Defeated Virginia Wade in 1980 to gain the round of 16 at the U.S. Open and won the Avon Futures of Bakersfield that year as well . . . is ranked 45th and earned $33,593 in 1982.
Susan Mascarin--Turned pro in 1981 after winning the Orange Bowl and U.S. Open junior championships in 1980 . . . was a finalist at the Toyota of Atlanta championships and reached the quarterfinals of the U.S. clay and indoor championships in '82 . . . is ranked 46 on the WTA computer.