1973 Australian Open – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1973 Australian Open
Champion Australia Margaret Court
Runner-up Australia Evonne Goolagong
Final score 6–4, 7–5
Details
Draw 48
Seeds 12
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
← 1972 · Australian Open · 1974 →

Margaret Court defeated Evonne Goolagong 6–4, 7–5 in the final to win the Women's Singles title at the 1973 Australian Open.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. Australia Margaret Court (Champion)
  2. Australia Evonne Goolagong (Finalist)
  3. United Kingdom Virginia Wade (Quarterfinalist)
  4. Australia Kerry Melville (Semifinalist)
  5. Australia Patricia Coleman (Second round)
  6. Japan Kazuko Sawamatsu (Semifinalist)
  1. Australia Kerry Harris (Quarterfinalist)
  2. Australia Karen Krantzcke (Quarterfinalist)
  3. Soviet Union Eugenia Birioukova (Third round)
  4. Australia Barbara Hawcroft (Third round)
  5. Australia Marilyn Tesch (Third round)
  6. Australia Janet Young (Second round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1  Australia Margaret Court 6 6    
8  Australia Karen Krantzcke 4 3    
  1  Australia Margaret Court 6 6    
  4  Australia Kerry Melville 1 0    
   Australia Dianne Fromholtz 1 3  
  4  Australia Kerry Melville 6 6    
    1  Australia Margaret Court 6 7  
  2  Australia Evonne Goolagong 4 5  
  3  United Kingdom Virginia Wade 6 1 4  
6  Japan Kazuko Sawamatsu 0 6 6  
  6  Japan Kazuko Sawamatsu 4 3  
  2  Australia Evonne Goolagong 6 6    
7  Australia Kerry Harris 4 3  
  2  Australia Evonne Goolagong 6 6    

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    1  Australia M Court 6 6    
 France N Fuchs 5 6 6      France N Fuchs 0 0    
 Australia L Mansfield 7 2 1       1  Australia M Court 6 6    
 Australia B Dart 6 6          Australia B Dart 0 0    
 Australia K Walker 4 3        Australia B Dart 2 6 6
     Australia K Hogarth 6 3 2  
      1  Australia M Court 6 6  
      8  Australia K Krantzcke 4 3  
    9  Soviet Union E Birioukova 6 6    
Q  Australia H Worland 6 7       Q  Australia H Worland 0 1    
 Australia D James 2 5         9  Soviet Union E Birioukova 1 5  
 South Korea Lee D-h 6 7         8  Australia K Krantzcke 6 7    
 Australia P Whytcross 4 5        South Korea Lee D-h 3 5  
    8  Australia K Krantzcke 6 7    
 

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    5  Australia P Coleman 2 1    
 Australia D Fromholtz 6 6        Australia D Fromholtz 6 6    
LL  Australia H Young 1 2          Australia D Fromholtz 6 6    
 Australia W Turnbull 6 5 6        Australia W Turnbull 3 2    
LL  Australia K Williams 0 7 3      Australia W Turnbull      
    12  Australia J Young w/o      
       Australia D Fromholtz 6 6  
      4  Australia K Melville 1 3  
     United Kingdom G Coles 6 6    
 Australia M Whitely 6 6        Australia M Whitely 2 1    
 South Korea Lee S-o 4 4          United Kingdom G Coles 1 2  
 Australia C Doerner 6 6         4  Australia K Melville 6 6    
 Australia L Walker 2 1        Australia C Doerner 4 2  
    4  Australia K Melville 6 6    
 

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    3  United Kingdom V Wade 6 6    
 Australia C Matison 7 6        Australia C Matison 0 0    
 Australia K Wilkinson 5 1         3  United Kingdom V Wade 6 6    
LL  France M Proisy 6 6          Australia L Bowrey 1 1    
 Denmark D Ekner 4 4       LL  France M Proisy 1 2  
     Australia L Bowrey 6 6    
      3  United Kingdom V Wade 0 6 6
      6  Japan K Sawamatsu 6 1 4
    11  Australia M Tesch 6 7    
 Australia M Pratt 7 2 6      Australia M Pratt 2 6    
 Rhodesia J Walker 6 6 4       11  Australia M Tesch 3 2  
 United Kingdom L Blachford 7 6         6  Japan K Sawamatsu 6 6    
 Australia S Irvine 6 3        United Kingdom L Blachford 3 6 1
    6  Japan K Sawamatsu 6 2 6  
 

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    7  Australia K Harris 6 6    
 Belgium M Van Haver 6 6        Belgium M Van Haver 2 4    
 Japan K Nomura 1 2         7  Australia K Harris 6 6    
 Australia M Morgan 6 6         10  Australia B Hawcroft 0 2    
 Australia J Whyte 3 1        Australia M Morgan 1 6 2
    10  Australia B Hawcroft 6 1 6  
      7  Australia K Harris 6 6  
      2  Australia E Goolagong 4 3  
     Belgium M Gurdal 6 3 2  
 United Kingdom L Charles 7 5 6      United Kingdom L Charles 3 6 6  
 Australia C O'Neil 6 7 2        United Kingdom L Charles 7 4 2
 South Korea Yang J-s 6 6         2  Australia E Goolagong 6 6 6  
 Australia H Crozier 2 4        South Korea Yang J-s 3 1  
    2  Australia E Goolagong 6 6    
 

External links[edit]