1959 Australian Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1959 Australian Championships
Champion Australia Mary Reitano
Runner-up South Africa Renee Schuurman
Final score 6–2, 6–3
Details
Draw 32
Seeds 8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1958 · Australian Championships · 1960 →

Mary Reitano defeated Renee Schuurman 6–2, 6–3 in the final to win the Women's Singles title at the 1959 Australian Championships.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. South Africa Sandra Reynolds (Quarterfinalist)
  2. South Africa Renée Schuurman (Finalist)
  3. Australia Lorraine Coghlan (Quarterfinalist)
  4. Australia Mary Reitano (Champion)
  5. Australia Jan Lehane (Semifinalist)
  6. Australia Mary Hawton (Semifinalist)
  7. Australia Thelma Long (First round)
  8. Australia Betty Holstein (Second round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                             
1 South Africa Sandra Reynolds 3 4
5 Australia Jan Lehane 6 6
5 Australia Jan Lehane 3 0
4 Australia Mary Reitano 6 6
4 Australia Mary Reitano 8 6
Australia Beverley Rae 6 4
4 Australia Mary Reitano 6 6
2 South Africa Renée Schuurman 2 3
6 Australia Mary Hawton 6 4 6
3 Australia Lorraine Coghlan 4 6 0
6 Australia Mary Hawton 3 0
2 South Africa Renée Schuurman 6 6
Australia Lesley Turner 2 0
2 South Africa Renée Schuurman 6 6

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1 South Africa S Reynolds 6 6
Australia R Lesh 1 3 1 South Africa S Reynolds 6 6
Australia J Shearer 7 6 Australia J Shearer 2 2
Australia K Newcombe 5 1 1 South Africa S Reynolds 6 6
5 Australia J Lehane 6 6 5 Australia J Lehane 3 4
Australia E Court 3 0 5 Australia J Lehane 6 6
Australia G Thiele 6 6 Australia G Thiele 1 1
Australia L Bowden 3 1 5 Australia J Lehane 3 0
4 Australia M Reitano 7 6 4 Australia M Reitano 6 6
Australia J O'Brien 5 0 4 Australia M Reitano 6 7
Australia M Smith 6 6 Australia M Smith 4 5
Australia C Astley 1 1 4 Australia M Reitano 8 6
8 Australia B Holstein 6 4 6 Australia B Rae 6 4
Australia F Grant 2 6 1 8 Australia B Holstein 6 1 3
Australia B Rae 6 6 Australia B Rae 3 6 6
Australia Miller 3 1

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
Australia N Hopman 8 6
Australia Y Johnson 6 3 Australia N Hopman 0 0
6 Australia M Hawton 6 6 6 Australia M Hawton 6 6
Australia Marie Burke 2 1 6 Australia M Hawton 6 4 6
Australia D Robberds 6 6 3 Australia L Coghlan 4 6 0
Australia K Le Mercier 2 1 Australia D Robberds 3 1
3 Australia L Coghlan 6 6 3 Australia L Coghlan 6 6
Australia B Tyson 1 0 6 Australia M Hawton 6 6
Australia L Turner 6 6 2 South Africa R Schuurman 3 0
Australia J Nitschke 0 0 Australia L Turner 6 8
Australia E Duldig 6 6 Australia E Duldig 2 6
7 Australia T Long 3 4 Australia L Turner 6 6
Australia J Gray 2 6 6 2 South Africa R Schuurman 2 0
Australia J Tegart 6 3 1 Australia J Gray 1 3
2 South Africa R Schuurman 6 6 2 South Africa R Schuurman 6 6
Australia M Ferguson 0 2

External links[edit]

  • [1] Source for the draw at australianopen.com