1978 Australian Open – Women's Singles

1978 Australian Open – Women's Singles

Women's Singles
1978 Australian Open
Champion Christine O'Neil
Runner-up Betsy Nagelsen
Final score 6–3, 7–6

Christine O'Neil defeated Betsy Nagelsen 6–3, 7–6 in the final to win the Women's Singles title at the 1978 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
  • External links 3

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Chris O'Neil is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. Sue Barker (Quarterfinalist)
  2. Renata Tomanová (Quarterfinalist)
  3. Beth Norton (Second round)
  4. Amanda Tobin (First round)
  5. Renee Blount (Second round)
  6. Cynthia Doerner (First round)
  7. Betsy Nagelsen (Finalist)

Draw

Key

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

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1   Sue Barker 2 6    
    Diane Evers 6 7    
      Diane Evers 0 3    
      Christine O'Neil 6 6    
    Christine O'Neil 7 6  
  Q   Dorte Ekner 5 1    
        Christine O'Neil 6 7  
  7   Betsy Nagelsen 3 6  
      Mary Sawyer 4 3    
Q   Christine Matison 6 6    
  Q   Christine Matison 5 4  
  7   Betsy Nagelsen 7 6    
7   Betsy Nagelsen 6 6  
  2   Renata Tomanová 4 4    

Earlier rounds

Section 1

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1 S Barker 6 6
Q K Gulley 0 2 1 S Barker 6 7
M Gurdal 6 6 M Gurdal 2 5
W Gilchrist 2 1 1 S Barker 2 6
D Evers 6 3 6 D Evers 6 7
K Ruddell 2 6 1 D Evers 6 6
E Ekblom 4 3 5 R Blount 4 3
5 R Blount 6 6 D Evers 0 3
3 B Norton 6 6 C O'Neil 6 6
Q J Walker 1 4 3 B Norton 4 3
C O'Neil 6 6 C O'Neil 6 6
L Harrison 2 4 C O'Neil 7 6
H Eisterlehner 6 6 Q D Ekner 5 1
N Sato 2 4 H Eisterlehner 6 1 2
Q D Ekner 6 6 Q D Ekner 4 6 6
6 C Doerner 4 3

Section 2

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
LL B Hermansen 2 5
P Bostrom 6 7 P Bostrom 6 3 5
M Sawyer 6 7 M Sawyer 4 6 7
K Hallam 2 5 M Sawyer 6 6
K Sands 6 6 Q C Matison 4 3
S Saliba 2 0 K Sands 6 2 4
Q C Matison 6 6 Q C Matison 1 6 6
4 A Tobin 1 3 Q C Matison 5 4
7 B Nagelsen 6 6 7 B Nagelsen 7 6
S Simmonds 1 3 7 B Nagelsen 6 6
N Bohm 6 6 N Bohm 3 4
J Chaloner 4 2 7 B Nagelsen 6 6
N Gregory 6 1 6 2 R Tomanová 4 4
K Pratt 3 6 3 N Gregory 2 5
P Whytcross 4 1 2 R Tomanová 6 7
2 R Tomanová 6 6

External links

  • 1978 Australian Open on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw