1977 Australian Open (December) – Women's Singles

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1977 Australian Open (December)
Champion   Australia Evonne Cawley
Runner-up   Australia Helen Cawley
Final score   6–3, 6–0
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
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Australian Open (December)
 < 1977 1978 > 

The second of the two Australian Opens held in 1977 started on 19 December and ended on 31 December. It was held in Kooyong in Melbourne and was a grass court tournament. For the first Australian Open held in 1977, see: 1977 Australian Open (January).

Kerry Reid was the defending champion, but was eliminated in the semifinals by Evonne Cawley.

Evonne Cawley defeated Helen Cawley, 6–3 6–0, in the final to win the Women's Singles title at the second of the two 1977 Australian Opens.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. Australia Evonne Cawley (Champion)
  2. United Kingdom Sue Barker (Semifinal)
  3. Australia Kerry Reid (Semifinal)
  4. United States Mona Guerrant (Quarterfinal)
  5. Australia Helen Cawley (Final)
  6. Sweden Helena Anliot (First Round)
  7. United States Kathleen Harter (Quarterfinal)
  8. United States Rayni Fox (Quarterfinal)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Semifinals Semifinals
                         
  1  Australia Evonne Cawley 6 6    
3  Australia Kerry Reid 1 3    
  1  Australia Evonne Cawley 6 6  
  5  Australia Helen Cawley 3 0  
5  Australia Helen Cawley 7 6  
  2  United Kingdom Sue Barker 5 4    

Top Half[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
1  Australia E Cawley 6 6    
   Australia D Evers 1 3       1  Australia E Cawley 6 6    
   Australia M Sawyer 3 4        Japan N Sato 4 0    
   Japan N Sato 6 6         1  Australia E Cawley 6 6    
   Australia K Hallam 5 6 7       Q  Australia J Dalton 3 1    
   New Zealand D Marzano 7 4 5        Australia K Hallam 0 3  
Q  Australia J Dalton 7 6     Q  Australia J Dalton 6 6    
6  Sweden H Anliot 6 2         1  Australia E Cawley 6 6  
3  Australia K Reid 6 6         3  Australia K Reid 1 3  
Q  Australia K Pratt 4 2       3  Australia K Reid 6 6    
LL  Australia K Gulley 6 0 3      Australia L Harrison 0 0    
   Australia L Harrison 4 6 6       3  Australia K Reid 6 7  
   Australia C Draper 2 2         7  Australia K Harter 1 5    
   Australia J Wilton 6 6          Australia J Wilton 2 3  
   Australia S Saliba 1 5     7  Australia K Harter 6 6    
7  Australia K Harter 6 7    

Bottom Half[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
5  Australia H Cawley 6 6    
   Australia W Paish 1 3       5  Australia H Cawley 6 6    
   Australia E Little 6 6        Australia E Little 0 1    
   Australia K Ruddell 2 3         5  Australia H Cawley 3 6 6  
   Australia M Pekovitch 4 3         4  United States M Guerrant 6 1 4  
   Australia A Tobin 6 6          Australia A Tobin 6 2  
Q  Australia S Leo 2 1     4  United States M Guerrant 7 6    
4  United States M Guerrant 6 6         5  Australia H Cawley 7 6  
8  United States R Fox 6 6         2  United Kingdom S Barker 5 4  
   Australia C Maitison 2 1       8  United States R Fox 7 6 7  
   United States P Bostrom 6 4 9      United States P Bostrom 5 7 5  
   Australia P Whytcross 3 6 7       8  United States R Fox 3 0  
Q  Australia S Pinchbeck 5 1         2  United Kingdom S Barker 6 6    
   Australia N Gregory 7 6          Australia N Gregory 5 3  
   United Kingdom C Drury 3 2     2  United Kingdom S Barker 7 6    
2  United Kingdom S Barker 6 6    

References[edit]

See also[edit]

1977 Australian Open (December)