1973 US Open – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1973 US Open
Champion Australia Margaret Court
Runner-up Australia Evonne Goolagong
Final score 7–6, 5–7, 6–2
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 · US Open · 1974 →

Billie Jean King was the two-time defending champion, but lost in the third round to Julie Heldman.

Margaret Court defeated Evonne Goolagong 7–6, 5–7, 6–2 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1973 US Open.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United States Billie Jean King (Third round)
  2. Australia Margaret Court (Champion)
  3. United States Chris Evert (Semifinalist)
  4. Australia Evonne Goolagong (Runner-up)
  5. Australia Kerry Melville (Quarterfinalist)
  6. United States Rosemary Casals (Quarterfinalist)
  7. United Kingdom Virginia Wade (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Soviet Union Olga Morozova (Third round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                             
United States Julie Heldman 3 3
West Germany Helga Masthoff 6 6
West Germany Helga Masthoff 1 6 4
4 Australia Evonne Goolagong 6 4 6
4 Australia Evonne Goolagong 6 7
5 Australia Kerry Melville 3 5
4 Australia Evonne Goolagong 6 7 2
2 Australia Margaret Court 7 5 6
6 United States Rosie Casals 1 5
3 United States Chris Evert 6 7
3 United States Chris Evert 5 6 2
2 Australia Margaret Court 7 2 6
7 United Kingdom Virginia Wade 6 6
2 Australia Margaret Court 7 7

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States King 6 6
United States Michel 2 3 1 United States King 6 6
Australia Krantzcke 6 6 Australia Krantzcke 3 1
United States Walsh 2 2 1 United States King 6 4 1
United States Metcalf 5 6 6 United States Heldman 3 6 4
Australia Harris 7 1 4 United States Metcalf 7 6 3
United States Heldman 6 6 United States Heldman 6 7 6
United States Tenney 1 4 United States Heldman 3 3
8 Soviet Union Morozova 6 6 West Germany Masthoff 6 6
United States Stap 3 0 8 Soviet Union Morozova 6 6
United States Greer 6 4 United States Greer 2 2
France Dürr 7 3 r. 8 Soviet Union Morozova 7 4 2
Australia Bowrey 6 6 West Germany Masthoff 5 6 6
United States Bostrom 4 1 Australia Bowrey 6 3
West Germany Masthoff 6 6 West Germany Masthoff 7 6
United States Harper 4 1

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 Australia Goolagong 6 6
United States Downs 1 0 4 Australia Goolagong 6 6
United States Tenney 1 6 6 United States Tenney 0 3
United States Hamm 6 3 3 4 Australia Goolagong 6 6
United States Ziegenfuss 6 6 United States Evert J 2 1
United States Fretz 3 2 United States Ziegenfuss 3 2
United States Evert J 6 6 United States Evert J 6 6
United States Haas 2 2 4 Australia Goolagong 5 7
5 Australia Melville 2 6 7 6 Australia Melville 3 5
United States Kiyomura 6 4 6 5 Australia Melville 6 6
South Africa Rossouw 2 7 6 South Africa Rossouw 4 3
Australia Paish 6 5 3 5 Australia Melville 6 6
Colombia Fernández-De Soto 6 3 7 Colombia Fernández-De Soto 2 4
United States May 3 6 6 Colombia Fernández-De Soto 6 6 6
United States Fleming 6 6 United States Fleming 7 2 4
United States duPont 4 2

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States Kemmer 7 6
Soviet Union Kroschina 6 2 United States Kemmer 6 6
United States Richey Gunter 4 7 6 United States Richey Gunter 4 3
United States Teeguarden 6 5 2 United States Kemmer 3 3
Japan Sawamatsu 6 6 6 United States Casals 6 6
United States Ornstein 2 2 Japan Sawamatsu 6 1 2
6 United States Casals 6 6 6 United States Casals 3 6 6
United States Latham 3 3 6 United States Casals 1 5
United States Anthony 6 6 3 United States Evert C 6 7
United States Hogan 4 1 United States Anthony 6 1 6
Netherlands Stöve 6 6 Netherlands Stöve 3 6 4
Australia Gourlay 0 4 United States Anthony 4 4
United States Redondo 6 6 3 United States Evert C 6 6
United Kingdom Fayter 2 2 United States Redondo 2 2
3 United States Evert C 6 6 3 United States Evert C 6 6
United States Fox 3 3

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom Burton 5 6 6
Czechoslovakia Navratilova 7 1 3 United Kingdom Burton 6 6
Australia Young 7 6 6 Australia Young 2 3
United States Mehmedbasich 5 7 1 United Kingdom Burton 1 3
Australia Hunt 7 6 7 United Kingdom Wade 6 6
United States Shoolman 6 1 Australia Hunt 3 4
7 United Kingdom Wade 6 7 7 United Kingdom Wade 6 6
United Kingdom Coles 4 6 7 United Kingdom Wade 6 6
South Africa Kloss 6 6 2 Australia Court 7 7
Soviet Union Birioukova 4 3 South Africa Kloss 6 6
United States O'Keefe 7 6 United States O'Keefe 2 1
United Kingdom Beaven 6 4 South Africa Kloss 1 4
United States Martinez 6 6 2 Australia Court 6 6
United States Overton 1 1 United States Martinez 0 1
2 Australia Court 6 6 2 Australia Court 6 6
South Africa Pretorius 1 2

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