1974 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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1974 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   United States Chris Evert
Runner-up   Soviet Union Olga Morozova
Final score   6-0, 6-4
Events
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Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
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Wimbledon Championships
 < 1973 1975 > 

Chris Evert defeated Olga Morozova 6–0, 6–4 in the final to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1974 Wimbledon Championships.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United States Billie Jean King (Quarterfinalist)
  2. United States Chris Evert (Champion)
  3. Australia Evonne Goolagong (Quarterfinalist)
  4. United States Rosie Casals (Fourth round)
  5. United Kingdom Virginia Wade (Semifinalist)
  6. Australia Kerry Melville (Semifinalist)
  7. United States Nancy Richey Gunter (Withdrew before tournament started because of injury).[1]
  8. Soviet Union Olga Morozova (Finalist)

Gunter was replaced in the draw by a Lucky Loser Tine Zwaan (NED).

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1  United States Billie Jean King 5 2    
8  Soviet Union Olga Morozova 7 6    
  8  Soviet Union Olga Morozova 1 7 6  
  5  United Kingdom Virginia Wade 6 5 4  
   South Africa Linky Boshoff 3 2  
  5  United Kingdom Virginia Wade 6 6    
    8  Soviet Union Olga Morozova 0 4  
  2  United States Chris Evert 6 6  
  6  Australia Kerry Melville 9 1 6  
3  Australia Evonne Goolagong 7 6 2  
  6  Australia Kerry Melville 2 3  
  2  United States Chris Evert 6 6    
   West Germany Helga Masthoff 4 2  
  2  United States Chris Evert 6 6    

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    1  United States King 6 6    
     United States May-Teacher 1 1    
      1  United States King 6 7    
       France Dürr 1 5    
     Romania Simionescu 2 0  
     France Dürr 6 6    
      1  United States King 6 6  
       United Kingdom Charles 3 0  
     United Kingdom Janes 6 6    
     Romania Ruzici 4 2    
       United Kingdom Janes 6 3 0
       United Kingdom Charles 4 6 6  
     Argentina Weisenberger 8 4 2
     United Kingdom Charles 6 6 6  
 

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    8  Soviet Union Morozova 6 6    
     United Kingdom Brasher 1 0    
      8  Soviet Union Morozova 2 6 9  
       Australia Gilchrist-Paish 6 0 7  
     Australia Gilchrist-Paish 6 6  
     Sweden Bentzer 3 2    
      8  Soviet Union Morozova 9 6  
       Australia Krantzcke 7 4  
     United Kingdom Shaw 6 6    
     Australia Gregory 0 0    
       United Kingdom Shaw 2 7  
       Australia Krantzcke 6 9    
     Australia Krantzcke 6 6  
     South Africa Rossouw 0 3    
 

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
4  United States Casals 6 6    
 United Kingdom Moor 2 1       4  United States Casals 6 9    
 United States Teeguarden 8 6      United States Teeguarden 2 8    
 Sweden Anliot 6 2         4  United States Casals 6 6    
 United Kingdom Mappin 9 6          Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 3 4    
 Sweden Sandberg 8 1        United Kingdom Mappin 4 1  
 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 6 3 6    Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 6 6    
 Czechoslovakia Navratilova 4 6 3       4  United States Casals 2 3  
 Belgium Gurdal              South Africa Boshoff 6 6  
 Czechoslovakia Vopickova w/o          Belgium Gurdal 3 5    
 South Africa Boshoff 6 9      South Africa Boshoff 6 7    
 United Kingdom Barker 0 7          South Africa Boshoff 6 5 9
 Australia Gourlay 6 7          Australia Gourlay 3 7 7  
 United States Michel 4 5        Australia Gourlay 6 6  
 West Germany Tomanová 6 3 6    West Germany Tomanová 4 2    
 United Kingdom Blachford 2 6 3  

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
5  United Kingdom Wade 6 6    
 United Kingdom Burton 0 0       5  United Kingdom Wade 7 6    
 United States Anthony 6 6      United States Anthony 5 3    
 France De Roubin 0 3         5  United Kingdom Wade 6 6    
 United States Nagelsen 6 8 6        United States Nagelsen 3 2    
 United States Tenney 1 9 4      United States Nagelsen 7 6  
 France Chanfreau 6 6      France Chanfreau 5 3    
 Argentina Araujo 1 0         5  United Kingdom Wade 6 6  
 United States Kiyomura 6 9          United States Hogan 3 1  
 United Kingdom Fayter 0 8        United States Kiyomura 8 2 6  
 Soviet Union Kroschina 6 6      Soviet Union Kroschina 6 6 3  
 Australia Fromholtz 4 1          United States Kiyomura 4 2  
 United States Hogan 8 8          United States Hogan 6 6    
 United States Overton 6 6        United States Hogan 6 6  
 South Africa Cuypers 6 6      South Africa Cuypers 3 0    
 United Kingdom Colman 1 2    

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 South Africa Stevens 1 6 6  
 United States Stap 6 1 1      South Africa Stevens 6 6    
 Sweden Wikstedt 6 4 6    Sweden Wikstedt 3 3    
 Netherlands Appel 3 6 4        South Africa Stevens 3 2    
 United States Fretz 2 6 6        United States Fretz 6 6    
 Romania Gohn 6 1 2      United States Fretz 7 6  
 Australia Turnbull 6 6      Australia Turnbull 5 3    
 United States Downs 2 2          United States Fretz 1 r.  
 United States Heldman 6 6         6  Australia Melville 5    
 United States Fleming 3 0        United States Heldman 4 4    
 Japan Sawamatsu 6 6      Japan Sawamatsu 6 6    
 United States Bostrom 2 2          Japan Sawamatsu 2 3  
 United States Tenney 6 6         6  Australia Melville 6 6    
 United Kingdom Molesworth 2 3        United States Tenney 4 1  
6  Australia Melville 4 6 6   6  Australia Melville 6 6    
 Netherlands Stöve 6 4 4  

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United States Kemmer 6 6    
 United Kingdom Mottram 0 3        United States Kemmer 1 6 6  
 United States Walsh 8 6      United States Walsh 6 2 3  
 United States Evert 6 4          United States Kemmer 6 3 8  
 Uruguay Bonicelli 6 6          Uruguay Bonicelli 4 6 6  
 Hungary Pinterova 3 4        Uruguay Bonicelli 2 7 6
 United States Latham 6 9      United States Latham 6 5 2  
 United States Greer 1 8          United States Kemmer 1 4  
 Israel Peisachov 6 6         3  Australia Goolagong 6 6  
 United States Meyer 4 3        Israel Peisachov 3 3    
 Australia Harris 6 6      Australia Harris 6 6    
 United Kingdom Beaven 2 3          Australia Harris 6 5 4
 South Africa Kloss 6 6         3  Australia Goolagong 4 7 6  
 Indonesia Kaligis 1 2        South Africa Kloss 2 4  
3  Australia Goolagong 6 6     3  Australia Goolagong 6 6    
 Netherlands Schaar 1 1    

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     United Kingdom Coe 2 8 6  
     Australia Young 6 6 8  
       Australia Young 7 8 5  
       West Germany Masthoff 5 9 7  
     West Germany Masthoff 9 6  
     United Kingdom Hume 8 4    
       West Germany Masthoff 6 6  
       Argentina Giscafré 2 4  
     United States Ziegenfuss 6 1 2  
     Argentina Giscafré 1 6 6  
       Argentina Giscafré 6 6  
      LL  Netherlands Zwaan 3 2    
     United Kingdom Coles 3 7 2
    LL  Netherlands Zwaan 6 5 6  
 

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     Australia O'Neil 1 6 6  
     South Africa Whitehouse 6 2 2  
       Australia O'Neil 2 3    
       United States Schallau 6 6    
     France Fuchs 0 0  
     United States Schallau 6 6    
       United States Schallau 5 1  
      2  United States Evert 7 6  
     Australia Matison 2 7 3  
     Colombia Fernández-De Soto 6 5 6  
       Colombia Fernández-De Soto 1 1  
      2  United States Evert 6 6    
     Australia Hunt 6 7 9
    2  United States Evert 8 5 11  
 

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wimbledon: The Official History of the Championships. Barrett, John. Collins Willow 2011 ISBN 0-00-711707-8