1973 US Open – Women's Doubles

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Women's Doubles
1973 US Open
ChampionAustralia Margaret Court
United Kingdom Virginia Wade
Runner-upUnited States Rosemary Casals
United States Billie Jean King
Final score3–6, 6–3, 7–5
Details
Draw32
Seeds4
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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Françoise Dürr and Betty Stöve were the defending champions but lost in the quarterfinals to Chris Evert and Olga Morozova.

Margaret Court and Virginia Wade won the title by defeating Rosemary Casals and Billie Jean King 3–6, 6–3, 7–5 in the final.[1][2]

Seeds[edit]

Draw[3][edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
          
2 Australia Margaret Court
United Kingdom Virginia Wade
6 6
4 Australia Evonne Goolagong
Australia Janet Young
0 4
2 Australia Margaret Court
United Kingdom Virginia Wade
3 6 7
1 United States Rosie Casals
United States Billie Jean King
6 3 5
United States Chris Evert
Soviet Union Olga Morozova
2 1
1 United States Rosie Casals
United States Billie Jean King
6 6

Top Half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
2 Australia M Court
United Kingdom V Wade
6 6
United States J Metcalf
United States J Stratton
1 0 2 Australia M Court
United Kingdom V Wade
6 6
Australia C Doerner
Rhodesia D Pattison
3 4 Australia L Bowrey
United States C Graebner
1 3
Australia L Bowrey
United States C Graebner
6 6 2 Australia M Court
United Kingdom V Wade
7 6
Australia K Harris
Australia K Melville
6 7 Australia K Harris
Australia K Melville
6 3
United States J Evert
United States J Haas
2 5 Australia K Harris
Australia K Melville
6 6
United States J Russell
United States L Tenney
2 3 Australia H Gourlay
South Africa B Kirk
2 2
Australia H Gourlay
South Africa B Kirk
6 6 2 Australia M Court
United Kingdom V Wade
6 6
4 Australia E Goolagong
Australia J Young
6 6 4 Australia E Goolagong
Australia J Young
0 4
Soviet Union E Birioukova
Soviet Union M Kroschina
3 2 4 Australia E Goolagong
Australia J Young
6 2 6
United States A Kiyomura
United States M Redondo
7 6 United States A Kiyomura
United States M Redondo
0 6 0
Uruguay F Bonicelli
Colombia I Fernández de Soto
6 3 4 Australia E Goolagong
Australia J Young
3 6 7
Australia K Krantzcke
United States W Overton
7 7 Australia K Krantzcke
United States W Overton
6 4 5
United States P Hogan
United States S Walsh
5 6 Australia K Krantzcke
United States W Overton
6 6
United States TA Fretz
United States J Heldman
6 6 United States TA Fretz
United States J Heldman
4 2
United States L duPont
United States K Kemmer
4 4

Bottom Half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
United States J Newberry
United States P Teeguarden
6 7
United States S Greer
United States L Rupert
1 5 United States J Newberry
United States P Teeguarden
4 2
United States K Kuykendall
South Africa L Rossouw
3 2 United States C Evert
Soviet Union O Morozova
6 6
United States C Evert
Soviet Union O Morozova
6 6 United States C Evert
Soviet Union O Morozova
7 5 6
United States A Gibson
United States D Hard
6 5 1 3 France F Dürr
Netherlands B Stöve
5 7 1
Japan K Fukuoka
Japan K Sawamatsu
4 7 6 Japan K Fukuoka
Japan K Sawamatsu
3 3
United States M Harper
United States J Schwikert
1 5 3 France F Dürr
Netherlands B Stöve
6 6
3 France F Dürr
Netherlands B Stöve
6 7 United States C Evert
Soviet Union O Morozova
2 1
United States J Anthony
United States M Schallau
6 6 1 United States R Casals
United States BJ King
6 6
United Kingdom J Fayter
Argentina R Giscafré
1 1 United States J Anthony
United States M Schallau
6 7
United States C Fleming
United States L Fleming
3 6 United States P Michel
United States V Ziegenfuss
2 6
United States P Michel
United States V Ziegenfuss
6 7 United States J Anthony
United States M Schallau
7 6 1
United Kingdom L Charles
United Kingdom G Coles
5 2 1 United States R Casals
United States BJ King
6 7 6
South Africa I Kloss
South Africa P Pretorius
7 6 South Africa I Kloss
South Africa P Pretorius
1 6 0
Australia L Hunt
Czechoslovakia M Navratilova
5 0 1 United States R Casals
United States BJ King
6 2 6
1 United States R Casals
United States BJ King
7 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1974). World of Tennis '74 : a BP and Commercial Union yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 63, 70. ISBN 9780362001686.
  2. ^ "Newcombe Wins U.S. Tennis Title". nytimes.com.
  3. ^ "Official results archive (ITF)". itftennis.com.