1976 Australian Open – Women's Singles

1976 Australian Open – Women's Singles

Women's Singles
1976 Australian Open
Champion Evonne Goolagong Cawley
Runner-up Renata Tomanová
Final score 6–2, 6–2

Evonne Goolagong Cawley defeated Renata Tomanová 6–2, 6–2 in the final to win the Women's Singles title at the 1976 Australian Open.

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Evonne Cawley is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. Evonne Cawley (Champion)
  2. Kerry Reid (First round)
  3. Helga Masthoff (Quarterfinalist)
  4. Sue Barker (Second round)
  5. Renata Tomanová (Finalist)
  6. Helen Gourlay (Semifinalist)
  7. Lesley Bowrey (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Janet Young (Second round)

Draw

Key

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

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1   Evonne Cawley 6 7    
7   Lesley Bowrey 1 6    
  1   Evonne Cawley 6 6    
  6   Helen Gourlay 3 3    
6   Helen Gourlay 6 6 6
      Heidi Eisterlehner 3 7 2  
    1   Evonne Cawley 6 6  
  5   Renata Tomanová 2 2  
  3   Helga Masthoff 6 5 1  
5   Renata Tomanová 4 7 6  
  5   Renata Tomanová 6 6  
      Elisabeth Ekblom 3 2    
    Christine Matison 6 3 1
      Elisabeth Ekblom 4 6 6  

Earlier rounds

Section 1

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1 E Cawley 6 6
L Stenberg 3 0 1 E Cawley 6 6
B Simon 6 6 B Simon 2 1
K Neill 1 4 1 E Cawley 6 7
M Gurdal 6 6 7 L Bowrey 1 6
N Gregory 3 3 M Gurdal 3 4
K Ruddell 3 1 7 L Bowrey 6 6
7 L Bowrey 6 6 1 E Cawley 6 6
6 H Gourlay 6 6 6 H Gourlay 3 3
N Bohm 3 1 6 H Gourlay 6 6
W Turnbull 6 6 W Turnbull 1 1
P Whytcross 3 4 6 H Gourlay 6 6 6
H Eisterlehner 7 6 H Eisterlehner 3 7 2
K Hallam 6 3 H Eisterlehner 6 7
D Evers 4 5 4 S Barker 3 6
4 S Barker 6 7

Section 2

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
3 H Masthoff 6 6
J Dalton 3 2 3 H Masthoff 7 7
M Tyler 6 6 M Tyler 5 6
J Dimond 2 2 3 H Masthoff 4 7 6
J Hanrahan 6 2 7 5 R Tomanová 6 5 1
C Griffiths 4 6 5 J Hanrahan 3 3
C Zeeman 0 2 5 R Tomanová 6 6
5 R Tomanová 6 6 5 R Tomanová 6 6
8 J Young 2 6 6 E Ekblom 3 2
J Walker 6 3 0 8 J Young 6 2 3
C Matison 6 6 C Matison 2 6 6
J Wilton 0 2 C Matison 4 6 6
K Harter 6 7 E Ekblom 6 3 1
C O'Neil 2 6 K Harter 6 1 2
E Ekblom 6 6 E Ekblom 3 6 6
2 K Reid 4 3

External links

  • 1976 Australian Open on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw