World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

1970 Australian Open – Women's Singles

Article Id: WHEBN0010970403
Reproduction Date:

Title: 1970 Australian Open – Women's Singles  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Kerry Reid, 2013 Australian Open – Women's Singles, 1970 Australian Open, 1969 Australian Open – Women's Singles, 1971 Australian Open – Women's Singles
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

1970 Australian Open – Women's Singles

Women's Singles
1970 Australian Open
Champion Margaret Court
Runner-up Kerry Melville
Final score 6–3, 6–1

Margaret Court was the defending Women's Singles champion at the 1970 Australian Open, and by the conclusion of the competition she successfully defended her title, defeating compatriot Kerry Melville in the final 6–3, 6–1. This was her first step towards completing the second Calendar Grand Slam.

Seeds

All seeds receive a bye into the second round.

  1. Margaret Court (Champion)
  2. Kerry Melville (Final)
  3. Winnie Shaw (Semifinals)
  4. Karen Krantzcke (Semifinals)
  5. Judy Dalton (Quarterfinals)
  6. Christina Sandberg (Quarterfinals)
  7. Lesley Hunt (Quarterfinals)
  8. Kerry Harris (Third round)

Draw

Key

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1   Margaret Court 6 6    
    Evonne Goolagong 3 1    
  1   Margaret Court 6 6    
  4   Karen Krantzcke 1 3    
4   Karen Krantzcke 8 11  
  5   Judy Dalton 6 9    
    1   Margaret Court 6 6  
  2   Kerry Melville 3 1  
  7   Lesley Hunt 4 3    
3   Winnie Shaw 6 6    
  3   Winnie Shaw 6 4  
  2   Kerry Melville 8 6    
6   Christina Sandberg 0 2  
  2   Kerry Melville 6 6    

Top Half

Section 1

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    1   M Court 6 6    
  C Langsford 6 6         C Langsford 0 0    
  S Irvine 3 2         1   M Court 6 6    
        K Wilkinson 0 1    
      H Kayser 4 6 5
      K Wilkinson 6 3 7  
      1   M Court 6 6  
        E Goolagong 3 1  
    8   K Harris 6 8    
  C Cooper 0 3         H Amos 3 6    
  H Amos 6 6         8   K Harris 8 0  
        E Goolagong 10 6    
      E Goolagong 6 6  
  N Marsh 6 7         N Marsh 4 4    
  S Thomson 2 5    

Section 2

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    4   K Krantzcke 6 6    
  T Van Haren 1 1         V Lancaster 3 2    
  V Lancaster 6 6         4   K Krantzcke 6 6    
        L Liem 1 4    
      L Liem 6 6  
      J Gohn 3 3    
      4   K Krantzcke 8 11  
      5   J Dalton 6 9  
    5   J Dalton 6 6    
  S Walsham 7 6         S Walsham 3 2    
  J Harris 5 4         5   J Dalton 6 6  
        L Kaligis 1 3    
      L Kaligis 6 6  
      J Whyte 4 3    
 

Bottom Half

Section 3

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
  S Hole 6 6    
  L Cameron 3 0         S Hole 2 3    
      J Young 6 6    
        J Young 6 3    
  C Norquay 6 3 6       7   L Hunt 8 6    
 M Morgan 3 6 3       C Norquay 0 2  
    7   L Hunt 6 6    
      7   L Hunt 6 6  
      3   W Shaw 4 3  
      W Turnbull 4 2    
      W Gilchrist 6 6    
        W Gilchrist 1 3  
  N Eastburn 6 4 3       3   W Shaw 6 6    
  C Sieler 4 6 6       C Sieler 1 3  
    3   W Shaw 6 6    
 

Section 4

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
  V Caulley        
  E Allan w/o           V Caulley 1 0    
      J O'Neill 6 6    
        J O'Neill 6 5    
  K Hogarth 5 9         6   C Sandberg 8 7    
  H Sheedy 7 11         H Sheedy 0 3  
    6   C Sandberg 6 6    
      6   C Sandberg 6 6  
      2   K Melville 0 2  
      S Alexander 6 8    
      M Tesch 4 6    
        S Alexander 0 2  
  J Fallis 6 3 3       2   K Melville 6 6    
  A Avis 1 6 6       A Avis 3 2  
    2   K Melville 6 6    
 

External links

  • 1970 Australian Open on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.