1970 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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1970 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   Australia Margaret Court
Runner-up   United States Billie Jean King
Final score   14–12, 11–9
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1969 1971 > 

Ann Jones was the reigning champion, but she did not defend her title as she had retired.[1]

Margaret Court won the title, defeating last-year's finalist Billie Jean King in the final 14–12, 11–9. This was her third step towards completing the second Calendar Grand Slam.

Seeds[edit]

  1. Australia Margaret Court (Champion)
  2. United States Billie Jean King (Final)
  3. United Kingdom Virginia Wade (Fourth Round)
  4. Australia Kerry Melville (Fourth Round)
  5. United States Rosie Casals (Semifinals)
  6. United States Julie Heldman (Fourth round)
  7. Australia Karen Krantzcke (Quarterfinals)
  8. West Germany Helga Niessen (Quarterfinals)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1  Australia Margaret Court 6 6 6  
8  West Germany Helga Niessen 8 0 0  
  1  Australia Margaret Court 6 6    
  5  United States Rosie Casals 4 1    
   United Kingdom Winnie Shaw 2 0  
  5  United States Rosie Casals 6 6    
    1  Australia Margaret Court 14 11  
  2  United States Billie Jean King 12 9  
     France Françoise Dürr 6 6    
   United States Cecilia Martinez 0 4    
     France Françoise Dürr 3 5  
  2  United States Billie Jean King 6 7    
7  Australia Karen Krantzcke 6 3 2
  2  United States Billie Jean King 3 6 6  

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    1  Australia M Court 6 6    
     Australia S Alexander 0 1    
      1  Australia M Court 6 6    
       Ecuador ME Guzmán 0 1    
     Ecuador ME Guzmán 4 6 6
     Sweden I Bentzer 6 3 3  
      1  Australia M Court 6 6  
       Czechoslovakia V Vopičková 3 3  
     United Kingdom R Lloyd 0 3    
     Czechoslovakia V Vopičková 6 6    
       Czechoslovakia V Vopičková 5 10 6
       United Kingdom J Cooper 7 8 2  
     United Kingdom J Cooper 6 6  
     United Kingdom C Molesworth 1 3    
 

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    8  West Germany H Niessen 6 6    
     Argentina A-M Arias 3 0    
      8  West Germany H Niessen 8 6    
       United States G Hansen 6 1    
     France E Terras 4 6 6
     United States G Hansen 6 0 8  
      8  West Germany H Niessen 6 6  
       United States B-A Grubb 1 3  
     West Germany H Orth 7 4 9  
     Netherlands A Bakker 5 6 11  
       Netherlands A Bakker 5 2  
       United States B-A Grubb 7 6    
     United States P Teeguarden 6 6 1
     United States B-A Grubb 4 8 6  
 

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
4  Australia K Melville 6 6    
 United Kingdom J Townsend 4 1       4  Australia K Melville 11 7    
 Hungary J Szörényi 2 3      Soviet Union O Morozova 9 5    
 Soviet Union O Morozova 6 6         4  Australia K Melville 6 3 6  
 South Africa M Brummer 6 6          South Africa M Brummer 4 6 2  
 Canada J O'Hara 4 3        South Africa M Brummer 6 7  
 United Kingdom M Greenwood 6 6      United Kingdom M Greenwood 4 5    
 Australia P Edwards 0 3         4  Australia K Melville 2 4  
 Czechoslovakia A Palmeová 6 6          United Kingdom W Shaw 6 6  
 Brazil S Petersen 2 3        Czechoslovakia A Palmeová 0 0    
 United Kingdom A Cowie 3 2      United States P Michel 6 6    
 United States P Michel 6 6          United States P Michel 3 0  
 United Kingdom W Shaw 6 4 6        United Kingdom W Shaw 6 6    
 Australia K Harris 3 6 3      United Kingdom W Shaw 6 6  
 United States S Johnson 5 4      Australia L Hunt 4 2    
 Australia L Hunt 7 6    

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
5  United States R Casals 8 6    
 United States K Harter 6 1       5  United States R Casals 6 6    
 United States W Overton 6 7      United States W Overton 3 1    
 Australia L Kenny 3 5         5  United States R Casals 6 8    
 Italy M-T Nasuelli 0 2          United States J Carter 3 6    
 South Africa L Rossouw 6 6        South Africa L Rossouw 3 3  
 South Africa P Walkden 3 6 3    United States D Carter 6 6    
 United States D Carter 6 3 6       5  United States R Casals 6 6  
 United Kingdom S Brasher 9 6          Sweden C Sandberg 1 0  
 New Zealand M Pryde 7 0        United Kingdom S Brasher 6 6    
 South Africa J Wilshere 4 6 3    United Kingdom L Beaven 4 4    
 United Kingdom L Beaven 6 2 6        United Kingdom S Brasher 4 9 4
 Japan C Murakami 8 6 8        Sweden C Sandberg 6 7 6  
 France C Spinoza 10 2 6      Japan C Murakami 2 2  
 Sweden C Sandberg 10 6      Sweden C Sandberg 6 6    
 United Kingdom J Fayter 8 0    

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United States S Walsh 8 6    
 United States P Hogan 6 3        United States S Walsh 6 6    
 Australia H Gourlay 6 2 6    Australia H Gourlay 2 4    
 Indonesia L Liem 0 6 4        United States S Walsh 5 1    
 Czechoslovakia M Neumanová 5 6 3        France Dürr 7 6    
 United States M-A Curtis 7 4 6      United States M-A Curtis 1 4  
 Indonesia L Kaligis 2 3      France Dürr 6 6    
 France Dürr 6 6          France Dürr 6 6  
 United States V Ziegenfuss 7 6         6  United States J Heldman 2 4  
 Australia S Walsham 5 2        United States V Ziegenfuss 6 7    
 South Africa D Botha 3 4      Netherlands G Walhof 4 5    
 Netherlands G Walhof 6 6          United States V Ziegenfuss 3 2  
 Australia H Amos 6 6         6  United States J Heldman 6 6    
 Italy M Giorgi 0 2        Australia H Amos 4 2  
 Australia F Moore 2 1     6  United States J Heldman 6 6    
6  United States J Heldman 6 6    

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United States C Martinez 6 6    
 Japan K Hatanaka 2 0        United States C Martinez 6 6    
 United States P Cody 1 8 6    United States P Cody 3 1    
 South Africa W Tomlinson 6 6 2        United States C Martinez 9 9    
 United Kingdom W Hall 1 1          United Kingdom R Lauder 7 7    
 United Kingdom R Lauder 6 6        United Kingdom R Lauder 8 1 10
 United Kingdom V Burton 2 9 6    United Kingdom V Burton 6 6 8  
 Soviet Union E Isopaitis 6 7 4        United States C Martinez 6 6  
 France O De Roubin 1 2         3  United Kingdom V Wade 1 4  
 Australia E Goolagong 6 6        Australia E Goolagong 4 0    
 United States P Bartkowicz 3 9 6    United States P Bartkowicz 6 6    
 United States K Pigeon 6 7 1        United States P Bartkowicz 4 4  
 South Africa B Kirk 6 3 4       3  United Kingdom V Wade 6 6    
 South Africa A Du Plooy 2 6 6      South Africa A Du Plooy 4 5  
 United Kingdom S Holdsworth 1 4     3  United Kingdom V Wade 6 7    
3  United Kingdom V Wade 6 6    

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     United Kingdom J Williams 3 2    
     France G Chanfreau 6 6    
       France G Chanfreau 2 0    
       Australia J Dalton 6 6    
     Australia J Dalton 6 6  
     United Kingdom S Northen 0 0    
       Australia J Dalton 4 3  
      7  Australia K Krantzcke 6 6  
     Australia F Luff 1 2    
     Japan K Sawamatsu 6 6    
       Japan N Sawamatsu 2 3  
      7  Australia K Krantzcke 6 6    
     United Kingdom N Truman 1 8 5
    7  Australia K Krantzcke 6 6 7  
 

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     Italy L Pericoli 6 7    
     United Kingdom E Ernest 4 5    
       Italy L Pericoli 6 6    
       South Africa E Emanuel 2 2    
     United States C Graebner 5 7 3
     South Africa E Emanuel 7 5 6  
       Italy L Pericoli 1 2  
      2  United States BJ King 6 6  
     Netherlands M Schaar 6 3 9  
     Netherlands B Stöve 2 6 7  
       Netherlands M Schaar 4 0  
      2  United States BJ King 6 6    
     Uruguay F Bonicelli 2 1  
    2  United States BJ King 6 6    
 

References[edit]

  1. ^ Little, Alan (2010). 2010 Wimbledon Compendium. Wimbledon, London: The All England Lawn Tennis Club. p. 299. ISBN 1899039333. 

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