1973 Australian Open – Women's Singles

1973 Australian Open – Women's Singles

Women's Singles
1973 Australian Open
Champion Margaret Court
Runner-up Evonne Goolagong
Final score 6–4, 7–5

Margaret Court defeated Evonne Goolagong 6–4, 7–5 in the final to win the Women's Singles title at the 1973 Australian Open.

Contents

  • Seeds 1
  • Draw 2
    • Key 2.1
    • Finals 2.2
    • Earlier Rounds 2.3
      • Section 1 2.3.1
      • Section 2 2.3.2
      • Section 3 2.3.3
      • Section 4 2.3.4
  • External links 3

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Margaret Court is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.
  1. Margaret Court (Champion)
  2. Evonne Goolagong (Finalist)
  3. Virginia Wade (Quarterfinalist)
  4. Kerry Melville (Semifinalist)
  5. Patricia Coleman (Second round)
  6. Kazuko Sawamatsu (Semifinalist)
  1. Kerry Harris (Quarterfinalist)
  2. Karen Krantzcke (Quarterfinalist)
  3. Eugenia Birioukova (Third round)
  4. Barbara Hawcroft (Third round)
  5. Marilyn Tesch (Third round)
  6. Janet Young (Second round)

Draw

Key

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

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1   Margaret Court 6 6    
8   Karen Krantzcke 4 3    
  1   Margaret Court 6 6    
  4   Kerry Melville 1 0    
    Dianne Fromholtz 1 3  
  4   Kerry Melville 6 6    
    1   Margaret Court 6 7  
  2   Evonne Goolagong 4 5  
  3   Virginia Wade 6 1 4  
6   Kazuko Sawamatsu 0 6 6  
  6   Kazuko Sawamatsu 4 3  
  2   Evonne Goolagong 6 6    
7   Kerry Harris 4 3  
  2   Evonne Goolagong 6 6    

Earlier Rounds

Section 1

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    1   M Court 6 6    
  N Fuchs 5 6 6       N Fuchs 0 0    
  L Mansfield 7 2 1       1   M Court 6 6    
  B Dart 6 6           B Dart 0 0    
  K Walker 4 3         B Dart 2 6 6
      K Hogarth 6 3 2  
      1   M Court 6 6  
      8   K Krantzcke 4 3  
    9   E Birioukova 6 6    
Q   H Worland 6 7       Q   H Worland 0 1    
  D James 2 5         9   E Birioukova 1 5  
  Lee D-h 6 7         8   K Krantzcke 6 7    
  P Whytcross 4 5         Lee D-h 3 5  
    8   K Krantzcke 6 7    
 

Section 2

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    5   P Coleman 2 1    
  D Fromholtz 6 6         D Fromholtz 6 6    
LL   H Young 1 2           D Fromholtz 6 6    
  W Turnbull 6 5 6         W Turnbull 3 2    
LL   K Williams 0 7 3       W Turnbull      
    12   J Young w/o      
        D Fromholtz 6 6  
      4   K Melville 1 3  
      G Coles 6 6    
  M Whitely 6 6         M Whitely 2 1    
  Lee S-o 4 4           G Coles 1 2  
  C Doerner 6 6         4   K Melville 6 6    
  L Walker 2 1         C Doerner 4 2  
    4   K Melville 6 6    
 

Section 3

Section 4

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    7   K Harris 6 6    
  M Van Haver 6 6         M Van Haver 2 4    
  K Nomura 1 2         7   K Harris 6 6    
  M Morgan 6 6         10   B Hawcroft 0 2    
  J Whyte 3 1         M Morgan 1 6 2
    10   B Hawcroft 6 1 6  
      7   K Harris 6 6  
      2   E Goolagong 4 3  
      M Gurdal 6 3 2  
  L Charles 7 5 6       L Charles 3 6 6  
  C O'Neil 6 7 2         L Charles 7 4 2
  Yang J-s 6 6         2   E Goolagong 6 6 6  
  H Crozier 2 4         Yang J-s 3 1  
    2   E Goolagong 6 6    
 

External links

  • 1973 Australian Open on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw