1970 US Open – Women's Singles

1970 US Open – Women's Singles

Women's Singles
1970 US Open
Champion Margaret Court
Runner-up Rosie Casals
Final score 6–2, 2–6, 6–1

Margaret Court was the defending champion, and she successfully defended her title, defeating Rosie Casals in the final. With this win, Court followed in the foot steps of Don Budge, Rod Laver and Maureen Connolly, completing the fifth-ever Calendar Grand Slam, the second for a woman player.

Seeds

  1. Margaret Court (Champion)
  2. Rosie Casals (Final)
  3. Nancy Richey (Semifinals)
  4. Françoise Dürr (Quarterfinals)
  5. Virginia Wade (Semifinals)
  6. Kerry Melville (Quarterfinals)
  7. Karen Krantzcke (Withdrew before the tournament began)
  8. Judy Dalton (Third Round)

Draw

Key

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1   Margaret Court 6 6    
    Helen Gourlay 2 2    
  1   Margaret Court 6 6    
  3   Nancy Richey 1 3    
3   Nancy Richey 6 6  
      Lesley Hunt 4 4    
    1   Margaret Court 6 2 6
  2   Rosie Casals 2 6 1
  5   Virginia Wade 5 6 6  
4   Françoise Dürr 7 4 0  
  5   Virginia Wade 2 7 2
  2   Rosie Casals 6 6 6  
6   Kerry Melville 4 6 4
  2   Rosie Casals 6 4 6  

Top Half

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 M Court 6 6
P Austin 1 0 1 M Court 6 6
P Hogan 7 3 6 P Hogan 1 1
J Newberry 5 6 1 1 M Court 6 6
T Faulkner 6 5 6 T Faulkner 0 2
C Murakami 2 7 4 T Faulkner 6 6
P Stewart 6 2 0 M Gengler 3 4
M Gengler 3 6 6 1 M Court 6 6
M Cooper 4 2 H Gourlay 2 2
H Gourlay 6 6 H Gourlay 6 7
C Graebner 6 6 C Graebner 3 5
L Tenney 2 3 H Gourlay 6 6
B-A Hansen 5 4 8 J Dalton 4 2
K Pigeon 7 6 K Pigeon 6 6 4
P Reese 1 2 8 J Dalton 7 0 6
8 J Dalton 6 6

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 N Richey 6 6
L Du Pont 2 3 3 N Richey 6 6
G Chanfreau 6 3 6 G Chanfreau 3 3
D Carter 3 6 3 3 N Richey 7 2 6
S Holdsworth 1 5 O Morozova 5 6 2
S Johnson 6 7 S Johnson 1 3
L Liem 7 4 1 O Morozova 6 6
O Morozova 5 6 6 3 N Richey 6 6
M Rodriguez L Hunt 4 4
C Sandberg w / o C Sandberg 6 6
M-E Guzman C Capozzi 2 2
C Capozzi w / o C Sandberg 4 3
L Hunt 6 6 L Hunt 6 6
K Kemmer 3 1 L Hunt 6 6
P Farmer P Cody 1 3
P Cody w / o

Bottom Half

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5 V Wade 6 6
T O'Shaughnessy 1 1 5 V Wade 7 6
I Bentzer 2 2 P Bartkowicz 6 1
P Bartkowicz 6 6 5 V Wade 3 7 1
D Hard 3 6 6 S Walsh 6 6 6
V Ziegenfuss 6 4 4 D Hard 6 1 5
S Walsh 6 4 6 S Walsh 3 6 7
E Emanuel 1 6 2 5 V Wade 5 6 6
M Struthers 4 6 2 4 Dürr 7 4 0
F Footman 6 4 6 F Footman 6 6
J O'Hara 6 6 6 J O'Hara 7 7
L Kaligis 7 2 3 J O'Hara 1 1
N Truman 6 6 4 Dürr 6 6
S Vinton 2 0 N Truman 1 0
M-A Curtis 5 0 4 Dürr 6 6
4 Dürr 7 6

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6 K Melville 6 6
B Vest 2 2 6 K Melville 6 7
S Stap 6 6 S Stap 4 5
S Barman 0 1 6 K Melville 7 7
L Tuero 5 6 5 P Walkden 6 5
P Walkden 7 3 7 P Walkden 6 6
E Pande 6 6 E Pande 4 1
C Molesworth 4 3 6 K Melville 4 6 4
P Teeguarden 6 6 2 R Casals 6 4 6
K Harris 1 2 P Teeguarden 6 6
G Hansen 5 4 K Harter 1 4
K Harter 7 6 P Teeguarden 5 4
M Kroschina 3 4 2 R Casals 7 6
C Martinez 6 6 C Martinez 0 3
C Spinoza 3 0 2 R Casals 6 6
2 R Casals 6 6

External links

  • 1970 US Open on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw