1966 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

Second-seeded Maria Bueno defeated Nancy Richey 6–3, 6–1 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1966 U.S. National Championships.[2]

Women's Singles
1966 U.S. National Championships
ChampionBrazil Maria Bueno[1]
Runner-upUnited States Nancy Richey[1]
Final score6–3, 6–1
Details
Draw64
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1965 · U.S. National Championships · 1967 →

SeedsEdit

The seeded players are listed below. Maria Bueno is the champion; others show in brackets the round in which they were eliminated.[2]

  1.   Billie Jean King (Second round)
  2.   Maria Bueno (Champion)
  3.   Nancy Richey (Finalist)
  4.   Françoise Dürr (Quarterfinalist)
  5.   Rosemary Casals (Semifinalist)
  6.   Norma Baylon (Quarterfinalist)
  7.   Virginia Wade (Quarterfinalist)
  8.   Donna Fales (First round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

Final EightEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
2   Maria Bueno 6 6
6   Norma Baylon 0 1
2   Maria Bueno 6 10 6
5   Rosemary Casals 2 12 3
5   Rosemary Casals 6 6
4   Françoise Dürr 4 4
2   Maria Bueno 6 6
3   Nancy Richey 3 1
3   Nancy Richey 6 6
7   Virginia Wade 3 1
3   Nancy Richey 6 6
  Kerry Melville 3 2
  Madonna Schacht 1 2
  Kerry Melville 6 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
2   Maria Bueno 6 6
  Kathy Blake 0 0 2   Maria Bueno 6 6
  Mary Ann Eisel 5 6 5   Lynn Abbes 3 3
  Lynn Abbes 7 4 7 2   Maria Bueno 6 6
  Stephanie De Fina 3 6 6   Stephanie De Fina 2 4
  Peachy Kellmeyer 6 4 0   Stephanie De Fina 6 3 8
  Vicky Rodgers 6 6   Vicky Rodgers 2 6 6
  Patricia Cody 3 4 2   Maria Bueno 6 6
  Raymonde Jones 6 6 6   Norma Baylon 0 1
  Joane Swanson 3 4   Raymonde Jones 0 5
  Vicki Berner 10 6   Vicki Berner 6 7
  Susan Butt 8 0   Vicki Berner 2 6 3
  Wendy Overton 6 6 6   Norma Baylon 6 1 6
  Linda Tuero 4 0   Wendy Overton 4 5
  Bonnie Logan 5 1 6   Norma Baylon 6 7
6   Norma Baylon 7 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 472. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ a b The Official United States Lawn Tennis Association Yearbook and Tennis Guide 1967. New York: H.O. Zimman, Inc. 1967. p. 31.