1972 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

1972 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

Women's Singles
1972 Wimbledon Championships
Champion Billie Jean King
Runner-up Evonne Goolagong
Final score 6–3, 6–3

Billie Jean King defeated Evonne Goolagong 6–3, 6–3 in the final to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1972 Wimbledon Championships.

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Billie Jean King is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. Evonne Goolagong (Finalist)
  2. Billie Jean King (Champion)
  3. Nancy Richey (Quarterfinalist)
  4. Chris Evert (Semifinalist)
  5. Kerry Melville (Third round)
  6. Rosie Casals (Semifinalist)
  7. Virginia Wade (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Françoise Dürr (Quarterfinalist)

Draw

Key

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

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1   Evonne Goolagong 8 7    
8   Françoise Dürr 6 5    
  1   Evonne Goolagong 4 6 6  
  4   Chris Evert 6 3 4  
4   Chris Evert 6 4 6
    Patti Hogan 2 6 1  
    1   Evonne Goolagong 3 3  
  2   Billie Jean King 6 6  
  6   Rosie Casals 3 6 6  
3   Nancy Richey 6 4 0  
  6   Rosie Casals 2 4  
  2   Billie Jean King 6 6    
7   Virginia Wade 1 6 3
  2   Billie Jean King 6 3 6  

Earlier rounds

Section 1

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    1   Goolagong 6 6    
      Pryde 3 4    
      1   Goolagong 6 6    
        Stap 2 0    
      Stap 6 5 6
      Bakker 0 7 1  
      1   Goolagong 3 6 9
        Morozova 6 0 7
      Bonicelli 5 5    
      Morozova 7 7    
        Morozova 6 6  
        Overton 4 1    
      Schediwy 1 4  
      Overton 6 6    
 

Section 2

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    8   Dürr 6 6    
      Emanuel 1 1    
      8   Dürr 6 6    
        Truman 0 1    
      Fernández-De Soto 2 4  
      Truman 6 6    
      8   Dürr 6 6  
        Du Pont 1 2  
      Williams 9 6 2  
      Du Pont 7 8 6  
        Du Pont 9 6  
        Kroschina 8 4    
      Schallau 4 6 1
      Kroschina 6 2 6  
 

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 Evert 1 6 6
Ziegenfuss 6 3 3 4 Evert 6 6
Newberry 6 6 Newberry 3 0
Ebbinghaus 3 1 4 Evert 8 8
Brasher 6 9 Eisel 6 6
Graebner 1 8 Brasher 2 6 3
Eisel 6 6 Eisel 6 4 6
Gurdal 2 4 4 Evert 6 6
Anthony 6 3 6 Anthony 3 2
De Roubin 1 6 0 Anthony 7 2 6
Burton 2 6 6 Burton 5 6 2
Beaven 6 2 4 Anthony 6 6
Cooper 6 6 Cooper 1 2
Faulkner 0 3 Cooper 6 6
Vopickova 6 6 Vopickova 3 2
O'Shaughnessy 1 2

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 Melville 6 6
Berner 2 2 5 Melville 6 9
Pachta 6 3 7 Pachta 0 7
Mappin 3 6 5 5 Melville 4 4
Tuero 6 6 Hogan 6 6
Fayter 1 3 Tuero 1 4
Hogan 6 8 Hogan 6 6
Appleby 4 6 Hogan 6 6
Rossouw 7 6 Teeguarden 3 4
Chanfreau 5 0 Rossouw 4 6 7
Pattison 6 4 6 Pattison 6 3 5
Coles 3 6 3 Rossouw 2 2
Giscafré 6 6 Teeguarden 6 6
Riste 4 2 Giscafré 0 0 r.
Teeguarden 9 6 Teeguarden 6 1
Molesworth 8 1

Section 5

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Walhof 6 6
Palmeová-West 3 1 Walhof 6 6
Gilchrist 4 6 6 Gilchrist 3 4
Pigeon 6 4 3 Walhof 2 8
Hunt 7 6 Stöve 6 9
Kirk 5 4 Hunt 7 5 2
Stöve 6 6 Stöve 5 7 6
Bassi 3 0 Stöve 3 2
Hawcroft 6 6 6 Casals 6 6
Minford 4 4 Hawcroft 6 2 6
Birioukova 6 6 Birioukova 3 6 4
Guzman 4 1 Hawcroft 0 1
Doerner 6 3 6 6 Casals 6 6
Hudson-Beck 4 6 4 Doerner 2 8 0
6 Casals 6 6 6 Casals 6 6 6
Kaligis 4 3

Section 6

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Charles 6 6
Fuchs 2 3 Charles 5 6 5
Liem 7 7 6 Liem 7 4 7
Schaar 5 9 3 Liem 6 2 2
Cowie 6 6 Harris 3 6 6
Carter-Triolo 2 2 Cowie 6 2
Harris 8 3 7 Harris 8 6
Kemmer 6 6 5 Harris 3 5
Amos 7 6 3 Richey 6 7
Pinto-Bravo 5 3 Amos 1 2
Walkden 6 6 Walkden 6 6
Turnbull 0 3 Walkden 2 6 2
Sandberg 6 6 3 Richey 6 4 6
Neumannová 4 2 Sandberg 7 1 2
3 Richey 6 6 3 Richey 5 6 6
Lancaster 2 1

Section 7

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
      Dalton 6 7 9  
      Sawamatsu 3 9 7  
        Dalton 5 3    
        Gourlay 7 6    
      Blake 5 4  
      Gourlay 7 6    
        Gourlay 3 2  
      7   Wade 6 6  
      Coleman 3 3    
      Bentzer 6 6    
        Bentzer 1 1  
      7   Wade 6 6    
      Krantzcke 8 2 3
    7   Wade 6 6 6  
 

Section 8

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
      Shaw 6 6    
      Masthoff 3 2    
        Shaw 6 6    
        Harper 2 2    
      Harper 7 4 10
      Heldman 5 6 8  
        Shaw 4 2  
      2   King 6 6  
      Ornstein 5 3    
      Martinez 7 6    
        Martinez 1 3  
      2   King 6 6    
      Walsh 2 0  
    2   King 6 6    
 

External links

  • 1972 Wimbledon Championships on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw