1972 Australian Open – Women's Singles

1972 Australian Open – Women's Singles

Women's Singles
1972 Australian Open
Champion Virginia Wade
Runner-up Evonne Goolagong
Final score 6–4, 6–4

Margaret Court was the defending champion but did not compete that year.

Virginia Wade won in the final 6–4, 6–4 against Evonne Goolagong.

Seeds

A champion seed is indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which that seed was eliminated.

Draw

Key

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1   Evonne Goolagong 6 3 6  
8   Barbara Hawcroft 1 6 1  
  1   Evonne Goolagong 6 7    
  4   Helen Gourlay 2 6    
4   Helen Gourlay 6 6  
  5   Olga Morozova 1 2    
    1   Evonne Goolagong 4 4  
  2   Virginia Wade 6 6  
  6   Kerry Harris 6 7    
3   Gail Chanfreau 3 6    
  6   Kerry Harris 6 6 0
  2   Virginia Wade 7 2 6  
    Patricia Coleman 2 2  
  2   Virginia Wade 6 6    

Section 1

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1 E Goolagong 6 6  
  H Worland 0 1   1 E Goolagong 6 6  
  J Whyte 6 6     J Whyte 3 1  
  A Coleman 4 2   1 E Goolagong 6 3 6
  M Schallau 6 6   8 B Hawcroft 1 6 1
  K Wilkinson 1 2     M Schallau 7 5 3
  D James 5 1   8 B Hawcroft 5 7 6
8 B Hawcroft 7 6   1 E Goolagong 6 7  
4 H Gourlay 6 6   4 H Gourlay 2 6  
  P Billing 1 2   4 H Gourlay 6 7  
  M Morgan 4 2     M Tesch 3 6  
  M Tesch 6 6   4 H Gourlay 6 6  
  R Knobel 2 4   5 O Morozova 1 2  
  S Irvine 6 6     S Irvine 5 6 1
  K Williams 0 1   5 O Morozova 7 4 6
5 O Morozova 6 6

Section 2

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
6 K Harris 6 6  
  C Matison 3 2   6 K Harris 6 7  
  S Hole 0 4     W Turnbull 1 6  
  W Turnbull 6 6   6 K Harris 6 7  
  J Young 6 6   3 G Chanfreau 3 6  
  A Lebedeff 0 1     J Young 5 6 1
  B Dart 2 1   3 G Chanfreau 7 4 6
3 G Chanfreau 6 6   6 K Harris 6 6 0
7 K Krantzcke 6 6   2 V Wade 7 2 6
  P Whytcross 2 0   7 K Krantzcke 6 7 1
  P Coleman 6 6     P Coleman 7 5 6
  M Pratt 3 3     P Coleman 2 2  
  J Harris 6 5 6 2 V Wade 6 6  
  P King 3 7 1   J Harris 1 0  
  C Norquay 3 1     V Wade 6 6  
2 V Wade 6 6  

External links

  • 1972 Australian Open Draw