1977 Australian Open (December) – Women's Singles

1977 Australian Open (December) – Women's Singles

1977 Australian Open (December)
Champion   Evonne Cawley
Runner-up   Helen Cawley
Final score   6–3, 6–0
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends      
WC Singles      
WC Doubles      
Australian Open (December)
 < 1977 1978 > 

The second of the two Australian Opens held in 1977 started on 19 December and ended on 31 December. It was held in Kooyong in Melbourne and was a grass court tournament. For the first Australian Open held in 1977, see: 1977 Australian Open (January).

Kerry Reid was the defending champion, but was eliminated in the semifinals by Evonne Cawley.

Evonne Cawley defeated Helen Cawley, 6–3 6–0, in the final to win the Women's Singles title at the second of the two 1977 Australian Opens.

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. Sue Barker (Semifinal)
  3. Kerry Reid (Semifinal)
  4. Mona Guerrant (Quarterfinal)
  5. Helen Cawley (Final)
  6. Helena Anliot (First Round)
  7. Kathleen Harter (Quarterfinal)
  8. Rayni Fox (Quarterfinal)

Draw

Key

Finals

  Semifinals Semifinals
                         
  1   Evonne Cawley 6 6    
3   Kerry Reid 1 3    
  1   Evonne Cawley 6 6  
  5   Helen Cawley 3 0  
5   Helen Cawley 7 6  
  2   Sue Barker 5 4    

Top Half

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
1   E Cawley 6 6    
    D Evers 1 3       1   E Cawley 6 6    
    M Sawyer 3 4         N Sato 4 0    
    N Sato 6 6         1   E Cawley 6 6    
    K Hallam 5 6 7       Q   J Dalton 3 1    
    D Marzano 7 4 5         K Hallam 0 3  
Q   J Dalton 7 6     Q   J Dalton 6 6    
6   H Anliot 6 2         1   E Cawley 6 6  
3   K Reid 6 6         3   K Reid 1 3  
Q   K Pratt 4 2       3   K Reid 6 6    
LL   K Gulley 6 0 3       L Harrison 0 0    
    L Harrison 4 6 6       3   K Reid 6 7  
    C Draper 2 2         7   K Harter 1 5    
    J Wilton 6 6           J Wilton 2 3  
    S Saliba 1 5     7   K Harter 6 6    
7   K Harter 6 7    

Bottom Half

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
5   H Cawley 6 6    
    W Paish 1 3       5   H Cawley 6 6    
    E Little 6 6         E Little 0 1    
    K Ruddell 2 3         5   H Cawley 3 6 6  
    M Pekovitch 4 3         4   M Guerrant 6 1 4  
    A Tobin 6 6           A Tobin 6 2  
Q   S Leo 2 1     4   M Guerrant 7 6    
4   M Guerrant 6 6         5   H Cawley 7 6  
8   R Fox 6 6         2   S Barker 5 4  
    C Maitison 2 1       8   R Fox 7 6 7  
    P Bostrom 6 4 9       P Bostrom 5 7 5  
    P Whytcross 3 6 7       8   R Fox 3 0  
Q   S Pinchbeck 5 1         2   S Barker 6 6    
    N Gregory 7 6           N Gregory 5 3  
    C Drury 3 2     2   S Barker 7 6    
2   S Barker 6 6    

References

  • Draw (Archived 2009-07-24)

See also

1977 Australian Open (December)