1971 Australian Open – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1971 Australian Open
Champion Australia Margaret Court
Runner-up Australia Evonne Goolagong
Final score 2–6, 7–6(7–0), 7–5
Details
Draw 30
Seeds 8
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
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Margaret Court defeated Evonne Goolagong 2–6, 7–6(7–0), 7–5 in the final to win the Women's Singles title at the 1971 Australian Open.

Seeds[edit]

The first and second seeds receive a bye into the second round.

  1. Australia Margaret Court (Champion)
  2. Australia Evonne Goolagong (Finalist)
  3. Australia Lesley Turner Bowrey (Withdrew before the tournament began)
  4. France Gail Chanfreau (First round)
  5. United States Patti Hogan (Second round)
  6. Australia Kerry Harris (First round)
  7. United Kingdom Winnie Shaw (Semifinalist)
  8. Australia Helen Gourlay (Quarterfinalist)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                             
1 Australia Margaret Court 6 6
8 Australia Helen Gourlay 0 4
1 Australia Margaret Court 6 6
  Australia Lesley Hunt 0 3
  Australia Lesley Hunt 6 6
  Australia Jan O'Neill 4 4
1 Australia Margaret Court 2 7 7
2 Australia Evonne Goolagong 6 6 5
  Australia Norma Marsh 0 6
7 United Kingdom Winnie Shaw 6 7
7 United Kingdom Winnie Shaw 6 1
2 Australia Evonne Goolagong 7 6
  United States Sharon Walsh 3 4
2 Australia Evonne Goolagong 6 6

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
1 Australia M Court 6 6  
Australia H Taylor 0 0   Australia P Coleman 1 1  
Australia P Coleman 6 6   1 Australia M Court 6 6  
Australia C Sieler 3 4   8 Australia H Gourlay 0 4  
Australia B Hawcroft 6 6   Australia B Hawcroft 5 4  
Australia V Lancaster 3 6 1 8 Australia H Gourlay 7 6  
8 Australia H Gourlay 6 3 6 1 Australia M Court 6 6  
5 United States P Hogan 6 6   Australia L Hunt 0 3  
Australia S Walsham 4 2   5 United States P Hogan 3 4  
Australia A Avis 3 4   Australia L Hunt 6 6  
Australia L Hunt 6 6   Australia L Hunt 6 6  
Australia J O'Neill 6 6   Australia J O'Neill 4 4  
Australia D Fromholtz 3 0   Australia J O'Neill 6 6  
Australia N Eastburn       Australia N Eastburn 1 0  
4 France G Chanfreau w/o    

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
Australia J Fallis 7 3 5
Australia S Hole 6 6 7 Australia S Hole 2 3  
Australia M Tesch 1 2   Australia N Marsh 6 6  
Australia N Marsh 6 6   Australia N Marsh 0 6  
Australia C Zeeman 1 1   7 United Kingdom W Shaw 6 7  
Australia L Bowrey 6 6   Australia L Bowrey 0 6 4
Australia J Young 1 0   7 United Kingdom W Shaw 6 1 6
7 United Kingdom W Shaw 6 6   7 United Kingdom W Shaw 6 1  
6 Australia K Harris 3 6   2 Australia E Goolagong 7 6  
Australia P Edwards 6 7   Australia P Edwards 3 1  
Australia A Coleman 2 2   United States S Walsh 6 6  
United States S Walsh 6 6   United States S Walsh 3 4  
Australia H Kayser 6 5   2 Australia E Goolagong 6 6  
Australia K Athorne 0 0 r Australia H Kayser 1 1  
2 Australia E Goolagong 6 6  

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