1970 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

1970 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

1970 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   Margaret Court
Runner-up   Billie Jean King
Final score   14–12, 11–9
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1969 1971 > 

Ann Jones was the reigning champion, but she did not defend her title as she had retired.[1]

Margaret Court won the title, defeating last-year's finalist Billie Jean King in the final 14–12, 11–9. This was her third step towards completing the second Calendar Grand Slam.

Contents

  • Seeds 1
  • Draw 2
    • Key 2.1
    • Finals 2.2
    • Top Half 2.3
      • Section 1 2.3.1
      • Section 2 2.3.2
      • Section 3 2.3.3
      • Section 4 2.3.4
    • Bottom Half 2.4
      • Section 5 2.4.1
      • Section 6 2.4.2
      • Section 7 2.4.3
      • Section 8 2.4.4
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Seeds

  1. Margaret Court (Champion)
  2. Billie Jean King (Final)
  3. Virginia Wade (Fourth Round)
  4. Kerry Melville (Fourth Round)
  5. Rosie Casals (Semifinals)
  6. Julie Heldman (Fourth round)
  7. Karen Krantzcke (Quarterfinals)
  8. Helga Niessen (Quarterfinals)

Draw

Key

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1   Margaret Court 6 6 6  
8   Helga Niessen 8 0 0  
  1   Margaret Court 6 6    
  5   Rosie Casals 4 1    
    Winnie Shaw 2 0  
  5   Rosie Casals 6 6    
    1   Margaret Court 14 11  
  2   Billie Jean King 12 9  
      Françoise Dürr 6 6    
    Cecilia Martinez 0 4    
      Françoise Dürr 3 5  
  2   Billie Jean King 6 7    
7   Karen Krantzcke 6 3 2
  2   Billie Jean King 3 6 6  

Top Half

Section 1

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    1   M Court 6 6    
      S Alexander 0 1    
      1   M Court 6 6    
        ME Guzmán 0 1    
      ME Guzmán 4 6 6
      I Bentzer 6 3 3  
      1   M Court 6 6  
        V Vopičková 3 3  
      R Lloyd 0 3    
      V Vopičková 6 6    
        V Vopičková 5 10 6
        J Cooper 7 8 2  
      J Cooper 6 6  
      C Molesworth 1 3    
 

Section 2

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    8   H Niessen 6 6    
      A-M Arias 3 0    
      8   H Niessen 8 6    
        G Hansen 6 1    
      E Terras 4 6 6
      G Hansen 6 0 8  
      8   H Niessen 6 6  
        B-A Grubb 1 3  
      H Orth 7 4 9  
      A Bakker 5 6 11  
        A Bakker 5 2  
        B-A Grubb 7 6    
      P Teeguarden 6 6 1
      B-A Grubb 4 8 6  
 

Section 3

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
4   K Melville 6 6    
  J Townsend 4 1       4   K Melville 11 7    
  J Szörényi 2 3       O Morozova 9 5    
  O Morozova 6 6         4   K Melville 6 3 6  
  M Brummer 6 6           M Brummer 4 6 2  
  J O'Hara 4 3         M Brummer 6 7  
  M Greenwood 6 6       M Greenwood 4 5    
  P Edwards 0 3         4   K Melville 2 4  
  A Palmeová 6 6           W Shaw 6 6  
  S Petersen 2 3         A Palmeová 0 0    
  A Cowie 3 2       P Michel 6 6    
  P Michel 6 6           P Michel 3 0  
  W Shaw 6 4 6         W Shaw 6 6    
  K Harris 3 6 3       W Shaw 6 6  
  S Johnson 5 4       L Hunt 4 2    
  L Hunt 7 6    

Section 4

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
5   R Casals 8 6    
  K Harter 6 1       5   R Casals 6 6    
  W Overton 6 7       W Overton 3 1    
  L Kenny 3 5         5   R Casals 6 8    
  M-T Nasuelli 0 2           J Carter 3 6    
  L Rossouw 6 6         L Rossouw 3 3  
  P Walkden 3 6 3     D Carter 6 6    
  D Carter 6 3 6       5   R Casals 6 6  
  S Brasher 9 6           C Sandberg 1 0  
  M Pryde 7 0         S Brasher 6 6    
  J Wilshere 4 6 3     L Beaven 4 4    
  L Beaven 6 2 6         S Brasher 4 9 4
  C Murakami 8 6 8         C Sandberg 6 7 6  
  C Spinoza 10 2 6       C Murakami 2 2  
  C Sandberg 10 6       C Sandberg 6 6    
  J Fayter 8 0    

Bottom Half

Section 5

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
  S Walsh 8 6    
  P Hogan 6 3         S Walsh 6 6    
  H Gourlay 6 2 6     H Gourlay 2 4    
  L Liem 0 6 4         S Walsh 5 1    
  M Neumanová 5 6 3         Dürr 7 6    
  M-A Curtis 7 4 6       M-A Curtis 1 4  
  L Kaligis 2 3       Dürr 6 6    
  Dürr 6 6           Dürr 6 6  
  V Ziegenfuss 7 6         6   J Heldman 2 4  
  S Walsham 5 2         V Ziegenfuss 6 7    
  D Botha 3 4       G Walhof 4 5    
  G Walhof 6 6           V Ziegenfuss 3 2  
  H Amos 6 6         6   J Heldman 6 6    
 M Giorgi 0 2         H Amos 4 2  
  F Moore 2 1     6   J Heldman 6 6    
6   J Heldman 6 6    

Section 6

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
  C Martinez 6 6    
  K Hatanaka 2 0         C Martinez 6 6    
  P Cody 1 8 6     P Cody 3 1    
  W Tomlinson 6 6 2         C Martinez 9 9    
  W Hall 1 1           R Lauder 7 7    
  R Lauder 6 6         R Lauder 8 1 10
  V Burton 2 9 6     V Burton 6 6 8  
  E Isopaitis 6 7 4         C Martinez 6 6  
  O De Roubin 1 2         3   V Wade 1 4  
  E Goolagong 6 6         E Goolagong 4 0    
  P Bartkowicz 3 9 6     P Bartkowicz 6 6    
  K Pigeon 6 7 1         P Bartkowicz 4 4  
  B Kirk 6 3 4       3   V Wade 6 6    
  A Du Plooy 2 6 6       A Du Plooy 4 5  
  S Holdsworth 1 4     3   V Wade 6 7    
3   V Wade 6 6    

Section 7

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
      J Williams 3 2    
      G Chanfreau 6 6    
        G Chanfreau 2 0    
        J Dalton 6 6    
      J Dalton 6 6  
      S Northen 0 0    
        J Dalton 4 3  
      7   K Krantzcke 6 6  
      F Luff 1 2    
      K Sawamatsu 6 6    
        N Sawamatsu 2 3  
      7   K Krantzcke 6 6    
      N Truman 1 8 5
    7   K Krantzcke 6 6 7  
 

Section 8

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
      L Pericoli 6 7    
      E Ernest 4 5    
        L Pericoli 6 6    
        E Emanuel 2 2    
      C Graebner 5 7 3
      E Emanuel 7 5 6  
        L Pericoli 1 2  
      2   BJ King 6 6  
      M Schaar 6 3 9  
      B Stöve 2 6 7  
        M Schaar 4 0  
      2   BJ King 6 6    
      F Bonicelli 2 1  
    2   BJ King 6 6    
 

References

  1. ^ Little, Alan (2010). 2010 Wimbledon Compendium. Wimbledon, London: The All England Lawn Tennis Club. p. 299.  

External links

  • 1970 Wimbledon Championships on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw