1970 US Open – Women's Singles

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1970 US Open
Champion   Australia Margaret Court
Runner-up   United States Rosie Casals
Final score   6–2, 2–6, 6–1
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    mixed
WC Singles    men    women    quad
WC Doubles    men    women    quad
US Open
 < 1969 1971 > 

Margaret Court was the defending champion, and she successfully defended her title, defeating Rosie Casals in the final. With this win, Court followed in the foot steps of Don Budge, Rod Laver and Maureen Connolly, completing the fifth-ever Calendar Grand Slam, the second for a woman player.

Seeds[edit]

  1. Australia Margaret Court (Champion)
  2. United States Rosie Casals (Final)
  3. United States Nancy Richey (Semifinals)
  4. France Françoise Dürr (Quarterfinals)
  5. United Kingdom Virginia Wade (Semifinals)
  6. Australia Kerry Melville (Quarterfinals)
  7. Australia Karen Krantzcke (Withdrew before the tournament began)
  8. Australia Judy Dalton (Third Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1  Australia Margaret Court 6 6    
   Australia Helen Gourlay 2 2    
  1  Australia Margaret Court 6 6    
  3  United States Nancy Richey 1 3    
3  United States Nancy Richey 6 6  
     Australia Lesley Hunt 4 4    
    1  Australia Margaret Court 6 2 6
  2  United States Rosie Casals 2 6 1
  5  United Kingdom Virginia Wade 5 6 6  
4  France Françoise Dürr 7 4 0  
  5  United Kingdom Virginia Wade 2 7 2
  2  United States Rosie Casals 6 6 6  
6  Australia Kerry Melville 4 6 4
  2  United States Rosie Casals 6 4 6  

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
1  Australia M Court 6 6    
 United States P Austin 1 0       1  Australia M Court 6 6    
 United States P Hogan 7 3 6    United States P Hogan 1 1    
 United States J Newberry 5 6 1       1  Australia M Court 6 6    
 Australia T Faulkner 6 5 6        Australia T Faulkner 0 2    
 Japan C Murakami 2 7 4      Australia T Faulkner 6 6  
 United States P Stewart 6 2 0    United States M Gengler 3 4    
 United States M Gengler 3 6 6       1  Australia M Court 6 6  
 United States M Cooper 4 2          Australia H Gourlay 2 2  
 Australia H Gourlay 6 6        Australia H Gourlay 6 7    
 United States C Graebner 6 6      United States C Graebner 3 5    
 United States L Tenney 2 3          Australia H Gourlay 6 6  
 United States B-A Hansen 5 4         8  Australia J Dalton 4 2    
 United States K Pigeon 7 6        United States K Pigeon 6 6 4
 United States P Reese 1 2     8  Australia J Dalton 7 0 6  
8  Australia J Dalton 6 6    

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
3  United States N Richey 6 6    
 United States L Du Pont 2 3       3  United States N Richey 6 6    
 France G Chanfreau 6 3 6    France G Chanfreau 3 3    
 United States D Carter 3 6 3       3  United States N Richey 7 2 6  
 United Kingdom S Holdsworth 1 5          Soviet Union O Morozova 5 6 2  
 United States S Johnson 6 7        United States S Johnson 1 3  
 Indonesia L Liem 7 4 1    Soviet Union O Morozova 6 6    
 Soviet Union O Morozova 5 6 6       3  United States N Richey 6 6  
 Chile M Rodriguez w/o            Australia L Hunt 4 4  
 Sweden C Sandberg            Sweden C Sandberg 6 6    
 Ecuador M-E Guzman w/o        United States C Capozzi 2 2    
 United States C Capozzi              Sweden C Sandberg 4 3  
 Australia L Hunt 6 6          Australia L Hunt 6 6    
 United States K Kemmer 3 1        Australia L Hunt 6 6  
 United States P Farmer w/o        United States P Cody 1 3    
 United States P Cody        

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
5  United Kingdom V Wade 6 6    
 United States T O'Shaughnessy 1 1       5  United Kingdom V Wade 7 6    
 Sweden I Bentzer 2 2      United States P Bartkowicz 6 1    
 United States P Bartkowicz 6 6         5  United Kingdom V Wade 3 7 1  
 United States D Hard 3 6 6        United States S Walsh 6 6 6  
 United States V Ziegenfuss 6 4 4      United States D Hard 6 1 5
 United States S Walsh 6 4 6    United States S Walsh 3 6 7  
 South Africa E Emanuel 1 6 2       5  United Kingdom V Wade 5 6 6
 United States M Struthers 4 6 2       4  France Dürr 7 4 0
 United States F Footman 6 4 6      United States F Footman 6 6    
 Canada J O'Hara 6 6 6    Canada J O'Hara 7 7    
 Indonesia L Kaligis 7 2 3        Canada J O'Hara 1 1  
 United Kingdom N Truman 6 6         4  France Dürr 6 6    
 United States S Vinton 2 0        United Kingdom N Truman 1 0  
 United States M-A Curtis 5 0     4  France Dürr 6 6    
4  France Dürr 7 6    

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
6  Australia K Melville 6 6    
 United States B Vest 2 2       6  Australia K Melville 6 7    
 United States S Stap 6 6      United States S Stap 4 5    
 United States S Barman 0 1         6  Australia K Melville 7 7    
 United States L Tuero 5 6 5        South Africa P Walkden 6 5    
 South Africa P Walkden 7 3 7      South Africa P Walkden 6 6  
 United States E Pande 6 6      United States E Pande 4 1    
 United Kingdom C Molesworth 4 3         6  Australia K Melville 4 6 4
 United States P Teeguarden 6 6         2  United States R Casals 6 4 6
 Australia K Harris 1 2        United States P Teeguarden 6 6    
 United States G Hansen 5 4      United States K Harter 1 4    
 United States K Harter 7 6          United States P Teeguarden 5 4  
 Soviet Union M Kroschina 3 4         2  United States R Casals 7 6    
 United States C Martinez 6 6        United States C Martinez 0 3  
 France C Spinoza 3 0     2  United States R Casals 6 6    
2  United States R Casals 6 6    

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