1974 French Open – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1974 French Open
Champion United States Chris Evert
Runner-up Soviet Union Olga Morozova
Final score 6–1, 6–2
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends −45 45+ women
WC Singles men women
WC Doubles men women
← 1973 · French Open · 1975 →

Reigning champion Margaret Court did not defend her title. Chris Evert defeated Olga Morozova 6–1, 6–2 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1974 French Open.[1]

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United States Chris Evert (Champion)
  2. United Kingdom Virginia Wade (Second round)
  3. Soviet Union Olga Morozova (Finalist)
  4. West Germany Helga Masthoff (Semifinalist)
  5. South Africa Pat Pretorius Walkden Withdrew
  6. Czechoslovakia Martina Navrátilová (Quarterfinalist)
  7. Japan Kazuko Sawamatsu (First round)
  8. United States Julie Heldman (Quarterfinalist)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                             
1 United States Chris Evert 6 7
8 United States Julie Heldman 0 5
1 United States Chris Evert 7 6
4 West Germany Helga Masthoff 5 4
4 West Germany Helga Masthoff 7 6
5 Czechoslovakia Martina Navrátilová 6 3
1 United States Chris Evert 6 6
3 Soviet Union Olga Morozova 1 2
Czechoslovakia Marie Neumannová 3 2
3 Soviet Union Olga Morozova 6 6
3 Soviet Union Olga Morozova 6 6
Argentina Raquel Giscafré 3 2
West Germany Katja Ebbinghaus 5 7 3
Argentina Raquel Giscafré 7 6 6

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Q Czechoslovakia Maršíková 1 4
1 United States Evert 6 6 1 United States Evert 6 6
LL United States Nagelsen 3 6 2 Q Romania Ruzici 2 3
Q Romania Ruzici 6 3 6 1 United States Evert 6 6
Italy Di Maso 6 6 4 Q Spain Baldovinos-Cibeira 2 2
Australia Paish 3 7 6 Australia Paish 2 1
United Kingdom Moor 2 2 Q Spain Baldovinos-Cibeira 6 6
Q Spain Baldovinos-Cibeira 6 6 1 United States Evert 6 7
Czechoslovakia Palmeová-West 1 1 8 United States Heldman 0 5
8 United States Heldman 6 6 8 United States Heldman 7 6
France Chanfreau 1 6 6 Q Czechoslovakia Kozeluhova 6 1
Q Czechoslovakia Kozeluhova 6 2 8 8 United States Heldman 6 6
Q Chile Pinto-Bravo 2 7 3 United States Tenney 2 2
United States Tenney 6 5 6 United States Tenney 6 6 6
Sweden Wikstedt 3 2 United States Reese 7 4 1
United States Reese 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
France Darmon 4 6
4 West Germany Masthoff 6 7 4 West Germany Masthoff 6 3 6
Japan Fukuoka 1 6 0 France Bouteleux 1 6 1
France Bouteleux 6 4 6 4 West Germany Masthoff 6 6
Australia Matison 2 6 3 Argentina Weisenberger 4 1
Q Romania Simionescu 6 2 6 Q Romania Simionescu 5 7 5
United Kingdom Blachford 0 2 Argentina Weisenberger 7 5 7
Argentina Weisenberger 6 6 4 West Germany Masthoff 7 6
United States Tenney 4 3 5 Czechoslovakia Navratilova 6 3
5 Czechoslovakia Navratilova 6 6 5 Czechoslovakia Navratilova 7 6
Belgium Gurdal 2 2 United Kingdom Burton 6 2
United Kingdom Burton 6 6 5 Czechoslovakia Navratilova 6 3 6
Italy Pericoli 3 1 Australia Fromholtz 2 6 3
Sweden Sandberg 6 6 Sweden Sandberg 3 5
France De Roubin 3 6 5 Australia Fromholtz 6 7
Australia Fromholtz 6 4 7

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
LL France Bimes 0 0
Czechoslovakia Neumannová 6 6 Czechoslovakia Neumannová 6 6
United States Chang 2 1 United Kingdom Fayter 3 4
United Kingdom Fayter 6 6 Czechoslovakia Neumannová 6 6
Netherlands Schaar 6 3 Italy Nasuelli 3 0
Italy Nasuelli 7 6 Italy Nasuelli 6 6
LL Italy Rosa 3 6 6 LL United States Gralka 2 1
LL United States Gralka 6 3 8 Czechoslovakia Neumannová 3 2
Costa Rica Rho 1 2 3 Soviet Union Morozova 6 6
Romania Gohn 6 6 Romania Gohn 6 6
Q France Gimmig 2 6 4 United Kingdom Molesworth 0 3
United Kingdom Molesworth 6 2 6 Romania Gohn 4 2
United Kingdom Beaven 2 4 3 Soviet Union Morozova 6 6
France Guedy 6 6 France Guedy 1 0
West Germany Tomanová 4 2 3 Soviet Union Morozova 6 6
3 Soviet Union Morozova 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
South Africa Boshoff 6 5 5
West Germany Orth 3 7 7 West Germany Orth 1 5
United States Haas 5 0 Indonesia Sugiarto 6 7
Indonesia Sugiarto 7 6 Indonesia Sugiarto 3 6
United States Ornstein 4 5 West Germany Ebbinghaus 6 7
West Germany Ebbinghaus 6 7 West Germany Ebbinghaus 6 7
7 Japan Sawamatsu 6 3 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 3 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jaušovec 7 6 West Germany Ebbinghaus 7 6 6
Indonesia Kaligis 7 1 3 Argentina Giscafré 5 7 3
United Kingdom Coles 6 6 6 United Kingdom Coles 1 6
Italy Papale 6 0 Argentina Giscafré 6 7
Argentina Giscafré 7 6 Argentina Giscafré 6 6
United States Greer 4 3 France Fuchs 4 3
France Fuchs 6 6 France Fuchs 7 6
Belgium Van Haver 2 2 2 United Kingdom Wade 5 4
2 United Kingdom Wade 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 396. ISBN 978-0942257700. 

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