1974 Australian Open – Women's Singles

1974 Australian Open – Women's Singles

Women's Singles
1974 Australian Open
Champion Evonne Goolagong
Runner-up Chris Evert
Final score 7–6, 4–6, 6–0

Evonne Goolagong defeated Chris Evert 7–6, 4–6, 6–0 in the final to win the Women's Singles title at the 1974 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. Evonne Goolagong is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. Chris Evert (Finalist)
  2. Evonne Goolagong (Champion)
  3. Kerry Melville (Semifinalist)
  4. Julie Heldman (Semifinalist)
  5. Lesley Hunt (Quarterfinalist)
  6. Kerry Harris (First round)
  7. Pam Teeguarden (Second round)
  8. Kazuko Sawamatsu (Third round)

Draw

Key

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

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1   Chris Evert 6 6    
    Janet Newberry 2 4    
  1   Chris Evert 6 6    
  4   Julie Heldman 2 3    
5   Lesley Hunt 5 7 2
  4   Julie Heldman 7 6 6  
    1   Chris Evert 6 6 0
  2   Evonne Goolagong 7 4 6
  3   Kerry Melville 6 6    
    Judy Dalton 3 4    
  3   Kerry Melville 6 7 1
  2   Evonne Goolagong 7 5 6  
    Karen Krantzcke 6 3 2
  2   Evonne Goolagong 4 6 6  

Earlier Rounds

Section 1

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    1   C Evert 6 6    
      K Szeman 0 0    
      1   C Evert 6 6    
        J Fallis 1 1    
      J Fallis 3 6 6
      T Sade 6 0 3  
      1   C Evert 6 6  
  J Walker 7 3 7         J Newberry 2 4  
  C Matison 6 6 5       J Walker 4 6    
  J Newberry 6 6         J Newberry 6 7    
  K Nomura 0 2           J Newberry 6 6  
  M Tesch 6 6         8   K Sawamatsu 3 3    
  K Hogarth 4 1         M Tesch 6 2 4
  H Anliot 4 3       8   K Sawamatsu 1 6 6  
8   K Sawamatsu 6 6    

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5 L Hunt 6 6
W Paish 4 0 5 L Hunt 6 7
H Gourlay 6 4 7 H Gourlay 2 6
L Beaven 2 6 5 5 L Hunt 7 6
S Barker 7 6 S Barker 5 2
I Larsson 6 3 S Barker 6 6 6
J Schwikert 6 6 J Schwikert 2 7 3
F Candy 4 2 5 L Hunt 5 7 2
N Brouwer 6 6 4 J Heldman 7 6 6
B Rae 4 3 N Brouwer 0 2
P Coleman 7 5 6 P Coleman 6 6
M Strandberg 5 7 3 P Coleman 1 2
W Turnbull 6 6 4 J Heldman 6 6
B Dale 0 0 W Turnbull 3 4
N Gregory 3 3 4 J Heldman 6 6
4 J Heldman 6 6

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 K Melville 6 6
K Chute 1 2 3 K Melville 6 6
D Fromholtz 7 6 6 D Fromholtz 2 1
P Whytcross 6 7 0 3 K Melville 6 6
A Kiyomura 6 6 A Kiyomura 3 3
JD Griffiths 1 3 A Kiyomura 6 6
M Morgan 6 6 M Morgan 1 2
A Schothurst 2 0 3 K Melville 6 6
G Williams 7 6 J Dalton 3 4
S Arnott 6 2 G Williams 2 1
J Fayter 6 6 J Fayter 6 6
J Schwikert 3 2 J Fayter 3 5
J Dalton 4 6 6 J Dalton 6 7
C O'Neil 6 2 2 J Dalton 4 6 6
J Dimond 2 6 6 J Dimond 6 2 0
6 K Harris 6 3 4

Section 4

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
7   P Teeguarden 6 6    
  N Lauteslager 1 3       7   P Teeguarden 6 1 2  
  K Krantzcke 6 6         K Krantzcke 4 6 6  
  V Lancaster 3 3           K Krantzcke 6 4 6  
  M Wikstedt 2 6 6         J Young 4 6 4  
  B Hawcroft 6 1 1       M Wikstedt 2 3  
  J Young 6 6         J Young 6 6    
  K Walker 3 4           K Krantzcke 6 3 2
      2   E Goolagong 4 6 6
      J O'Neill 4 4    
      P Michel 6 6    
        P Michel 6 4  
      2   E Goolagong 7 6    
      M Yokobori 0 0  
    2   E Goolagong 6 6    
 

External links

  • 1974 Australian Open on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw