1979 Australian Open – Women's Doubles

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Women's Doubles
1979 Australian Open
ChampionsNew Zealand Judy Chaloner
Australia Diane Evers
Runners-upAustralia Leanne Harrison
Netherlands Marcella Mesker
Final score6–2, 1–6, 6–0
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
← 1978 · Australian Open · 1980 →

Betsy Nagelsen and Renáta Tomanová were the defending champions.

Seeds[edit]

  1. United States Barbara Jordan / Australia Kym Ruddell (Quarterfinals)
  2. Czechoslovakia Renáta Tomanová / Sweden Mimmi Wikstedt (Quarterfinals)
  3. New Zealand Judy Chaloner / Australia Diane Evers (Champions)
  4. Australia Cynthia Doerner / United States Sharon Walsh (Quarterfinals)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

First Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
1 United States B Jordan
Australia K Ruddell
6 7
Australia C Draper
Australia G Stirton
3 6 1 United States B Jordan
Australia K Ruddell
6 2 6
Australia J Dimond
Canada L Senn
1 1 Australia E Little
Australia K Pratt
2 6 8
Australia E Little
Australia K Pratt
6 6 Australia E Little
Australia K Pratt
2 6
4 Australia C Doerner
United States S Walsh
7 6 Australia L Harrison
Netherlands M Mesker
6 7
Australia N Gregory
Belgium M Gurdal
6 3 4 Australia C Doerner
United States S Walsh
6 2
Australia L Harrison
Netherlands M Mesker
3 6 6 Australia L Harrison
Netherlands M Mesker
7 6
Australia L Cassell
Australia S Leo
6 3 3 Australia L Harrison
Netherlands M Mesker
2 6 0
Australia S Saliba
Australia M Sawyer
6 7 3 New Zealand J Chaloner
Australia D Evers
6 1 6
Japan N Sato
Australia P Whytcross
4 5 Australia S Saliba
Australia M Sawyer
1 6 2
Australia K Hallam
Australia C Griffiths
0 2 3 New Zealand J Chaloner
Australia D Evers
6 3 6
3 New Zealand J Chaloner
Australia D Evers
6 6 3 New Zealand J Chaloner
Australia D Evers
3 6 10
Australia D Freeman
Australia K Gulley
2 5 New Zealand C Newton
Australia J Walker
6 1 8
New Zealand C Newton
Australia J Walker
6 7 New Zealand C Newton
Australia J Walker
6 6
Australia B Catton
Australia A Minter
3 6 2 Czechoslovakia R Tomanová
Sweden M Wikstedt
2 2
2 Czechoslovakia R Tomanová
Sweden M Wikstedt
6 7

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