1974 Australian Open – Women's Singles

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1974 Australian Open
Champion   Australia Evonne Goolagong
Runner-up   United States Chris Evert
Final score   7–6, 4–6, 6–0
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
Australian Open
 < 1973 1975 > 

Evonne Goolagong defeated Chris Evert 7–6, 4–6, 6–0 in the final to win the Women's Singles title at the 1974 Australian Open.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United States Chris Evert (Finalist)
  2. Australia Evonne Goolagong (Champion)
  3. Australia Kerry Melville (Semifinalist)
  4. United States Julie Heldman (Semifinalist)
  5. Australia Lesley Hunt (Quarterfinalist)
  6. Australia Kerry Harris (First round)
  7. United States Pam Teeguarden (Second round)
  8. Japan Kazuko Sawamatsu (Third round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1  United States Chris Evert 6 6    
   United States Janet Newberry 2 4    
  1  United States Chris Evert 6 6    
  4  United States Julie Heldman 2 3    
5  Australia Lesley Hunt 5 7 2
  4  United States Julie Heldman 7 6 6  
    1  United States Chris Evert 6 6 0
  2  Australia Evonne Goolagong 7 4 6
  3  Australia Kerry Melville 6 6    
   Australia Judy Dalton 3 4    
  3  Australia Kerry Melville 6 7 1
  2  Australia Evonne Goolagong 7 5 6  
   Australia Karen Krantzcke 6 3 2
  2  Australia Evonne Goolagong 4 6 6  

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    1  United States C Evert 6 6    
     Hungary K Szeman 0 0    
      1  United States C Evert 6 6    
       Australia J Fallis 1 1    
     Australia J Fallis 3 6 6
     Japan T Sade 6 0 3  
      1  United States C Evert 6 6  
 Australia J Walker 7 3 7        United States J Newberry 2 4  
 Australia C Matison 6 6 5      Australia J Walker 4 6    
 United States J Newberry 6 6        United States J Newberry 6 7    
 Japan K Nomura 0 2          United States J Newberry 6 6  
 Australia M Tesch 6 6         8  Japan K Sawamatsu 3 3    
 Australia K Hogarth 4 1        Australia M Tesch 6 2 4
 Sweden H Anliot 4 3       8  Japan K Sawamatsu 1 6 6  
8  Japan K Sawamatsu 6 6    

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
5  Australia L Hunt 6 6    
 Australia W Paish 4 0       5  Australia L Hunt 6 7    
 Australia H Gourlay 6 4 7    Australia H Gourlay 2 6    
 United Kingdom L Beaven 2 6 5       5  Australia L Hunt 7 6    
 United Kingdom S Barker 7 6          United Kingdom S Barker 5 2    
 Sweden I Larsson 6 3        United Kingdom S Barker 6 6 6
 United States J Schwikert 6 6      United States J Schwikert 2 7 3  
 Australia F Candy 4 2         5  Australia L Hunt 7 6 6
 Netherlands N Brouwer 6 6         4  United States J Heldman 5 7 2
 Australia B Rae 4 3        Netherlands N Brouwer 0 2    
 Australia P Coleman 7 5 6    Australia P Coleman 6 6    
 Sweden M Strandberg 5 7 3        Australia P Coleman 1 2  
 Australia W Turnbull 6 6         4  United States J Heldman 6 6    
 Australia B Dale 0 0        Australia W Turnbull 3 4  
 Australia N Gregory 3 3     4  United States J Heldman 6 6    
4  United States J Heldman 6 6    

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
3  Australia K Melville 6 6    
 Australia K Chute 1 2       3  Australia K Melville 6 6    
 Australia D Fromholtz 7 6 6    Australia D Fromholtz 2 1    
 Australia P Whytcross 6 7 0       3  Australia K Melville 6 6    
 United States A Kiyomura 6 6          United States A Kiyomura 3 3    
 Australia JD Griffiths 1 3        United States A Kiyomura 6 6  
 Australia M Morgan 6 6      Australia M Morgan 1 2    
 Netherlands A Schothurst 2 0         3  Australia K Melville 6 6  
 Australia G Williams 7 6          Australia J Dalton 3 4  
 Australia S Arnott 6 2        Australia G Williams 2 1    
 United Kingdom J Fayter 6 6      United Kingdom J Fayter 6 6    
 United States J Schwikert 3 2          United Kingdom J Fayter 3 5  
 Australia J Dalton 4 6 6        Australia J Dalton 6 7    
 Australia C O'Neil 6 2 2      Australia J Dalton 4 6 6
 Australia J Dimond 2 6 6    Australia J Dimond 6 2 0  
6  Australia K Harris 6 3 4  

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
7  United States P Teeguarden 6 6    
 Netherlands N Lauteslager 1 3       7  United States P Teeguarden 6 1 2  
 Australia K Krantzcke 6 6        Australia K Krantzcke 4 6 6  
 Australia V Lancaster 3 3          Australia K Krantzcke 6 4 6  
 Sweden M Wikstedt 2 6 6        Australia J Young 4 6 4  
 Australia B Hawcroft 6 1 1      Sweden M Wikstedt 2 3  
 Australia J Young 6 6        Australia J Young 6 6    
 Australia K Walker 3 4          Australia K Krantzcke 4 6 6
      2  Australia E Goolagong 6 3 2
     Australia J O'Neill 4 4    
     United States P Michel 6 6    
       United States P Michel 6 4  
      2  Australia E Goolagong 7 6    
     Japan M Yokobori 0 0  
    2  Australia E Goolagong 6 6    
 

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