1971 French Open – Women's Singles

1971 French Open – Women's Singles

1971 French Open
Champion   Evonne Goolagong
Runner-up   Helen Gourlay
Final score   6–3, 7–5
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    -45    45+    women
WC Singles    men    women  
WC Doubles    men    women  
French Open
 < 1970 1972 > 

Evonne Goolagong defeated Helen Gourlay 6–3, 7–5 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1971 French Open.[1]

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Evonne Goolagong is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. Margaret Court (Third round)
  2. Virginia Wade (First round)
  3. Evonne Goolagong (Champion)
  4. Nancy Gunter (Semifinalist)
  5. Helga Masthoff (First round)
  6. Françoise Dürr (Quarterfinalist)
  7. Julie Heldman (Third round)
  8. Olga Morozova (Second round)

Draw

Key

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
    Gail Chanfreau 4 6 3  
  Helen Gourlay 6 3 6  
    Helen Gourlay 6 6    
  4   Nancy Gunter 2 3    
4   Nancy Gunter 6 6  
    Lesley Bowrey 2 4    
      Helen Gourlay 3 5  
  3   Evonne Goolagong 6 7  
  6   Françoise Dürr 3 0    
3   Evonne Goolagong 6 6    
  3   Evonne Goolagong 6 6  
    Marijke Schaar 4 1    
  Marijke Schaar 6 6  
    Linda Tuero 2 3    

Earlier rounds

Section 1

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
  Wennerstrom 0 1    
1   Court 6 6       1   Court 6 6    
Q   Giscafré 0 2       Melville 2 1    
  Melville 6 6         1   Court 3 4    
  Teeguarden 2 2           Chanfreau 6 6    
  Chanfreau 6 6         Chanfreau 6 6  
Q   Pinto-Bravo 2 3       Palmeová-West 1 1    
  Palmeová-West 6 6           Chanfreau 6 3 6
Q   Fuchs 2 0           Gourlay 4 6 3
8   Morozova 6 6       8   Morozova 4 3    
  Kirk 4 3       Sawamatsu 6 6    
  Sawamatsu 6 6           Sawamatsu 6 2 5
  Greenwood 2 5           Gourlay 3 6 7  
  Sandberg 6 7         Sandberg 7 5 3
  Martinez 1 4       Gourlay 5 7 6  
  Gourlay 6 6    

Section 2

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
Q   Fernández-De Soto 4 1    
4   Gunter 6 6       4   Gunter 7 6    
Q   Repoux 1 0       Hunt 5 0    
  Hunt 6 6         4   Gunter 7 6    
  Spinoza w/o             Rossouw 5 2    
Q   Ebbinghaus           Q   Ebbinghaus 3 6 3
  Cooper 6 1 3     Rossouw 6 4 6  
  Rossouw 3 6 6       4   Gunter 6 6  
5   Masthoff w/o             Bowrey 2 4  
  Ivanova             Ivanova 3 2    
Q   Botha 1 2       Shaw 6 6    
  Shaw 6 6           Shaw 1 2  
  Porzio 1 3           Bowrey 6 6    
  Bowrey 6 6         Bowrey 6 6  
  Moore 3 6 1     Bouteleux 3 1    
  Bouteleux 6 4 6  

Section 3

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
  Kaligis 0 1    
  Stöve 6 6         Stöve 9 6    
Q   Borka 2 2       Ziegenfuss 7 2    
  Ziegenfuss 6 6           Stöve 5 7 4  
Q   Pachta 2 7 2       6   Dürr 7 5 6  
  Austin 6 5 6       Austin 1 0  
  Holubova 2 6     6   Dürr 6 6    
6   Dürr 6 8         6   Dürr 3 0  
  Fretz 7 5 6       3   Goolagong 6 6  
  Pericoli 5 7 8       Pericoli 6 6    
  Szabo 1 6       Emanuel 4 1    
  Emanuel 6 6           Pericoli 2 2  
  Darmon 4 2         3   Goolagong 6 6    
Q   Gilchrist 6 6       Q   Gilchrist 1 1  
Q   Koudelka 3 1     3   Goolagong 6 6    
3   Goolagong 6 6    

Section 4

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
  Liem 7 4    
  Walhof 9 6         Walhof 6 4 1  
  De Roubin 6 4 4     Schaar 3 6 6  
  Schaar 4 6 6         Schaar 4 6 6  
  Harris 2 7         7   Heldman 6 3 4  
Q   Vest 6 9       Q   Vest 2 6  
Q   Van Brandis 0 0     7   Heldman 6 8    
7   Heldman 6 6           Schaar 6 6  
  Bonicelli 4 6 4         Tuero 2 3  
  Nasuelli 6 3 6       Nasuelli 6 4 6  
  Neumanova 5 6 7     Szorenyi 3 6 1  
  Szorenyi 7 4 9         Nasuelli 7 3  
  Pigeon 6 4 7         Tuero 9 6    
  Bentzer 4 6 9       Bentzer 5 2  
2   Wade 5         Tuero 7 6    
  Tuero 7      

References

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 396.  

External links

  • 1971 French Open on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw