1970 US Open – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1970 US Open
Champion Australia Margaret Court
Runner-up United States Rosie Casals
Final score 6–2, 2–6, 6–1
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women mixed
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad

Margaret Court was the defending champion, and she successfully defended her title, defeating Rosie Casals in the final. With this win, Court followed in the foot steps of Don Budge, Rod Laver and Maureen Connolly, completing the fifth-ever Calendar Grand Slam, the second for a woman player.

Seeds[edit]

  1. Australia Margaret Court (Champion)
  2. United States Rosie Casals (Final)
  3. United States Nancy Richey (Semifinals)
  4. France Françoise Dürr (Quarterfinals)
  5. United Kingdom Virginia Wade (Semifinals)
  6. Australia Kerry Melville (Quarterfinals)
  7. Australia Karen Krantzcke (Withdrew before the tournament began)
  8. Australia Judy Dalton (Third Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                       
  1  Australia Margaret Court 6 6    
   Australia Helen Gourlay 2 2    
  1  Australia Margaret Court 6 6    
  3  United States Nancy Richey 1 3    
3  United States Nancy Richey 6 6  
     Australia Lesley Hunt 4 4    
    1  Australia Margaret Court 6 2 6
  2  United States Rosie Casals 2 6 1
  5  United Kingdom Virginia Wade 5 6 6  
4  France Françoise Dürr 7 4 0  
  5  United Kingdom Virginia Wade 2 7 2
  2  United States Rosie Casals 6 6 6  
6  Australia Kerry Melville 4 6 4
  2  United States Rosie Casals 6 4 6  

Top Half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 Australia M Court 6 6
United States P Austin 1 0 1 Australia M Court 6 6
United States P Hogan 7 3 6 United States P Hogan 1 1
United States J Newberry 5 6 1 1 Australia M Court 6 6
Australia T Faulkner 6 5 6 Australia T Faulkner 0 2
Japan C Murakami 2 7 4 Australia T Faulkner 6 6
United States P Stewart 6 2 0 United States M Gengler 3 4
United States M Gengler 3 6 6 1 Australia M Court 6 6
United States M Cooper 4 2 Australia H Gourlay 2 2
Australia H Gourlay 6 6 Australia H Gourlay 6 7
United States C Graebner 6 6 United States C Graebner 3 5
United States L Tenney 2 3 Australia H Gourlay 6 6
United States B-A Hansen 5 4 8 Australia J Dalton 4 2
United States K Pigeon 7 6 United States K Pigeon 6 6 4
United States P Reese 1 2 8 Australia J Dalton 7 0 6
8 Australia J Dalton 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 United States N Richey 6 6
United States L duPont 2 3 3 United States N Richey 6 6
France G Chanfreau 6 3 6 France G Chanfreau 3 3
United States D Carter 3 6 3 3 United States N Richey 7 2 6
United Kingdom S Holdsworth 1 5 Soviet Union O Morozova 5 6 2
United States S Johnson 6 7 United States S Johnson 1 3
Indonesia L Liem 7 4 1 Soviet Union O Morozova 6 6
Soviet Union O Morozova 5 6 6 3 United States N Richey 6 6
Chile M Rodriguez Australia L Hunt 4 4
Sweden C Sandberg w / o Sweden C Sandberg 6 6
Ecuador M-E Guzman United States C Capozzi 2 2
United States C Capozzi w / o Sweden C Sandberg 4 3
Australia L Hunt 6 6 Australia L Hunt 6 6
United States K Kemmer 3 1 Australia L Hunt 6 6
United States P Farmer United States P Cody 1 3
United States P Cody w / o

Bottom Half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5 United Kingdom V Wade 6 6
United States T O'Shaughnessy 1 1 5 United Kingdom V Wade 7 6
Sweden I Bentzer 2 2 United States P Bartkowicz 6 1
United States P Bartkowicz 6 6 5 United Kingdom V Wade 3 7 1
United States D Hard 3 6 6 United States S Walsh 6 6 6
United States V Ziegenfuss 6 4 4 United States D Hard 6 1 5
United States S Walsh 6 4 6 United States S Walsh 3 6 7
South Africa E Emanuel 1 6 2 5 United Kingdom V Wade 5 6 6
United States M Struthers 4 6 2 4 France Dürr 7 4 0
United States F Footman 6 4 6 United States F Footman 6 6
Canada J O'Hara 6 6 6 Canada J O'Hara 7 7
Indonesia L Kaligis 7 2 3 Canada J O'Hara 1 1
United Kingdom N Truman 6 6 4 France Dürr 6 6
United States S Vinton 2 0 United Kingdom N Truman 1 0
United States M-A Curtis 5 0 4 France Dürr 6 6
4 France Dürr 7 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6 Australia K Melville 6 6
United States B Vest 2 2 6 Australia K Melville 6 7
United States S Stap 6 6 United States S Stap 4 5
United States S Barman 0 1 6 Australia K Melville 7 7
United States L Tuero 5 6 5 South Africa P Walkden 6 5
South Africa P Walkden 7 3 7 South Africa P Walkden 6 6
United States E Pande 6 6 United States E Pande 4 1
United Kingdom C Molesworth 4 3 6 Australia K Melville 4 6 4
United States P Teeguarden 6 6 2 United States R Casals 6 4 6
Australia K Harris 1 2 United States P Teeguarden 6 6
United States G Hansen 5 4 United States K Harter 1 4
United States K Harter 7 6 United States P Teeguarden 5 4
Soviet Union M Kroschina 3 4 2 United States R Casals 7 6
United States C Martinez 6 6 United States C Martinez 0 3
France C Spinoza 3 0 2 United States R Casals 6 6
2 United States R Casals 6 6

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