1971 French Open – Women's Singles

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1971 French Open
Champion   Australia Evonne Goolagong
Runner-up   Australia Helen Gourlay
Final score   6–3, 7–5
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
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Legends    -45    45+    women
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French Open
 < 1970 1972 > 

Evonne Goolagong defeated Helen Gourlay 6–3, 7–5 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1971 French Open.[1]

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. Australia Margaret Court (Third round)
  2. United Kingdom Virginia Wade (First round)
  3. Australia Evonne Goolagong (Champion)
  4. United States Nancy Gunter (Semifinalist)
  5. West Germany Helga Masthoff (First round)
  6. France Françoise Dürr (Quarterfinalist)
  7. United States Julie Heldman (Third round)
  8. Soviet Union Olga Morozova (Second round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
   France Gail Chanfreau 4 6 3  
 Australia Helen Gourlay 6 3 6  
   Australia Helen Gourlay 6 6    
  4  United States Nancy Gunter 2 3    
4  United States Nancy Gunter 6 6  
   Australia Lesley Bowrey 2 4    
     Australia Helen Gourlay 3 5  
  3  Australia Evonne Goolagong 6 7  
  6  France Françoise Dürr 3 0    
3  Australia Evonne Goolagong 6 6    
  3  Australia Evonne Goolagong 6 6  
   Netherlands Marijke Schaar 4 1    
 Netherlands Marijke Schaar 6 6  
   United States Linda Tuero 2 3    

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 Sweden Wennerstrom 0 1    
1  Australia Court 6 6       1  Australia Court 6 6    
Q  Argentina Giscafré 0 2      Australia Melville 2 1    
 Australia Melville 6 6         1  Australia Court 3 4    
 United States Teeguarden 2 2          France Chanfreau 6 6    
 France Chanfreau 6 6        France Chanfreau 6 6  
Q  Chile Pinto-Bravo 2 3      Czechoslovakia Palmeova-West 1 1    
 Czechoslovakia Palmeova-West 6 6          France Chanfreau 6 3 6
Q  France Fuchs 2 0          Australia Gourlay 4 6 3
8  Soviet Union Morozova 6 6       8  Soviet Union Morozova 4 3    
 South Africa Kirk 4 3      Japan Sawamatsu 6 6    
 Japan Sawamatsu 6 6          Japan Sawamatsu 6 2 5
 United Kingdom Greenwood 2 5          Australia Gourlay 3 6 7  
 Sweden Sandberg 6 7        Sweden Sandberg 7 5 3
 United States Martinez 1 4      Australia Gourlay 5 7 6  
 Australia Gourlay 6 6    

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
Q  Colombia Fernández-De Soto 4 1    
4  United States Gunter 6 6       4  United States Gunter 7 6    
Q  France Repoux 1 0      Australia Hunt 5 0    
 Australia Hunt 6 6         4  United States Gunter 7 6    
 France Spinoza w/o            South Africa Rossouw 5 2    
Q  West Germany Ebbinghaus           Q  West Germany Ebbinghaus 3 6 3
 United Kingdom Cooper 6 1 3    South Africa Rossouw 6 4 6  
 South Africa Rossouw 3 6 6       4  United States Gunter 6 6  
5  West Germany Masthoff w/o            Australia Bowrey 2 4  
 Soviet Union Ivanova            Soviet Union Ivanova 3 2    
Q  South Africa Botha 1 2      United Kingdom Shaw 6 6    
 United Kingdom Shaw 6 6          United Kingdom Shaw 1 2  
 Italy Porzio 1 3          Australia Bowrey 6 6    
 Australia Bowrey 6 6        Australia Bowrey 6 6  
 Australia Moore 3 6 1    France Bouteleux 3 1    
 France Bouteleux 6 4 6  

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 Indonesia Kaligis 0 1    
 Netherlands Stöve 6 6        Netherlands Stöve 9 6    
Q  Hungary Borka 2 2      United States Ziegenfuss 7 2    
 United States Ziegenfuss 6 6          Netherlands Stöve 5 7 4  
Q  Austria Pachta 2 7 2       6  France Dürr 7 5 6  
 United States Austin 6 5 6      United States Austin 1 0  
 Czechoslovakia Holubova 2 6     6  France Dürr 6 6    
6  France Dürr 6 8         6  France Dürr 3 0  
 United States Fretz 7 5 6       3  Australia Goolagong 6 6  
 Italy Pericoli 5 7 8      Italy Pericoli 6 6    
 Hungary Szabo 1 6      South Africa Emanuel 4 1    
 South Africa Emanuel 6 6          Italy Pericoli 2 2  
 France Darmon 4 2         3  Australia Goolagong 6 6    
Q  Australia Gilchrist 6 6       Q  Australia Gilchrist 1 1  
Q  South Africa Koudelka 3 1     3  Australia Goolagong 6 6    
3  Australia Goolagong 6 6    

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 Indonesia Liem 7 4    
 Netherlands Walhof 9 6        Netherlands Walhof 6 4 1  
 France De Roubin 6 4 4    Netherlands Schaar 3 6 6  
 Netherlands Schaar 4 6 6        Netherlands Schaar 4 6 6  
 Australia Harris 2 7         7  United States Heldman 6 3 4  
Q  United States Vest 6 9       Q  United States Vest 2 6  
Q  South Africa Van Brandis 0 0     7  United States Heldman 6 8    
7  United States Heldman 6 6          Netherlands Schaar 6 6  
 Uruguay Bonicelli 4 6 4        United States Tuero 2 3  
 Italy Nasuelli 6 3 6      Italy Nasuelli 6 4 6  
 Czechoslovakia Neumanova 5 6 7    Hungary Szorenyi 3 6 1  
 Hungary Szorenyi 7 4 9        Italy Nasuelli 7 3  
 United States Pigeon 6 4 7        United States Tuero 9 6    
 Sweden Bentzer 4 6 9      Sweden Bentzer 5 2  
2  United Kingdom Wade 5        United States Tuero 7 6    
 United States Tuero 7      

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 396. ISBN 978-0942257700. 

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