1973 US Open – Women's Singles

1973 US Open – Women's Singles

Women's Singles
1973 US Open
Champion Margaret Court
Runner-up Evonne Goolagong
Final score 7–6, 5–7, 6–2

Billie Jean King was the two-time defending champion, but lost in the third round to Julie Heldman.

Margaret Court defeated Evonne Goolagong 7–6, 5–7, 6–2 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1973 US Open.

Contents

  • Seeds 1
  • Draw 2
    • Key 2.1
    • Final Eight 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. Billie Jean King (Third round)
  2. Margaret Court (Champion)
  3. Chris Evert (Semifinalist)
  4. Evonne Goolagong (Runner-up)
  5. Kerry Melville (Quarterfinalist)
  6. Rosemary Casals (Quarterfinalist)
  7. Virginia Wade (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Olga Morozova (Third round)

Draw

Key

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

Final Eight

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
    Julie Heldman 3 3    
  Helga Masthoff 6 6    
    Helga Masthoff 1 6 4  
  4   Evonne Goolagong 6 4 6  
4   Evonne Goolagong 6 7  
  5   Kerry Melville 3 5    
    4   Evonne Goolagong 6 7 2
  2   Margaret Court 7 5 6
  6   Rosie Casals 1 5    
3   Chris Evert 6 7    
  3   Chris Evert 5 6 2
  2   Margaret Court 7 2 6  
7   Virginia Wade 6 6  
  2   Margaret Court 7 7    

Earlier rounds

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 King 6 6
Michel 2 3 1 King 6 6
Krantzcke 6 6 Krantzcke 3 1
Walsh 2 2 1 King 6 4 1
Metcalf 5 6 6 Heldman 3 6 4
Harris 7 1 4 Metcalf 7 6 3
Heldman 6 6 Heldman 6 7 6
Tenney 1 4 Heldman 3 3
8 Morozova 6 6 Masthoff 6 6
Stap 3 0 8 Morozova 6 6
Greer 6 4 Greer 2 2
Dürr 7 3 r. 8 Morozova 7 4 2
Bowrey 6 6 Masthoff 5 6 6
Bostrom 4 1 Bowrey 6 3
Masthoff 6 6 Masthoff 7 6
Harper 4 1

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 Goolagong 6 6
Downs 1 0 4 Goolagong 6 6
Tenney 1 6 6 Tenney 0 3
Hamm 6 3 3 4 Goolagong 6 6
Ziegenfuss 6 6 Evert 2 1
Fretz 3 2 Ziegenfuss 3 2
Evert 6 6 Evert 6 6
Haas 2 2 4 Goolagong 5 7
5 Melville 2 6 7 6 Melville 3 5
Kiyomura 6 4 6 5 Melville 6 6
Rossouw 2 7 6 Rossouw 4 3
Paish 6 5 3 5 Melville 6 6
Fernández-De Soto 6 3 7 Fernández-De Soto 2 4
May-Teacher 3 6 6 Fernández-De Soto 6 6 6
Fleming 6 6 Fleming 7 2 4
Du Pont 4 2

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Kemmer 7 6
Kroschina 6 2 Kemmer 6 6
Gunter 4 7 6 Gunter 4 3
Teeguarden 6 5 2 Kemmer 3 3
Sawamatsu 6 6 6 Casals 6 6
Ornstein 2 2 Sawamatsu 6 1 2
6 Casals 6 6 6 Casals 3 6 6
Latham 3 3 6 Casals 1 5
Anthony 6 6 3 Evert 6 7
Hogan 4 1 Anthony 6 1 6
Stöve 6 6 Stöve 3 6 4
Gourlay 0 4 Anthony 4 4
Redondo 6 6 3 Evert 6 6
Fayter 2 2 Redondo 2 2
3 Evert 6 6 3 Evert 6 6
Fox 3 3

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Burton 5 6 6
Navratilova 7 1 3 Burton 6 6
Young 7 6 6 Young 2 3
Mehmedbasich 5 7 1 Burton 1 3
Hunt 7 6 7 Wade 6 6
Shoolman 6 1 Hunt 3 4
7 Wade 6 7 7 Wade 6 6
Coles 4 6 7 Wade 6 6
Kloss 6 6 2 Court 7 7
Birioukova 4 3 Kloss 6 6
O'Keefe 7 6 O'Keefe 2 1
Beaven 6 4 Kloss 1 4
Martinez 6 6 2 Court 6 6
Overton 1 1 Martinez 0 1
2 Court 6 6 2 Court 6 6
Pretorius 1 2

External links

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