1970 French Open – Women's Doubles

The Women's Doubles tournament at the 1970 French Open was held from 25 May to 7 June 1970 on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. The fourth-seeded team of Gail Chanfreau and Françoise Dürr won the title, defeating the first-seeded pair of Rosie Casals and Billie Jean King in the final in three sets.[1]

Women's Doubles
1970 French Open
ChampionFrance Gail Chanfreau
France Françoise Dürr
Runner-upUnited States Rosie Casals
United States Billie Jean King
Final score6–1, 3–6, 6–3
Details
Draw41
Seeds4
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
Legends −45 45+ women
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SeedsEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
3   Gail Chanfreau
  Françoise Dürr
2 6 6
2   Margaret Court
  Judy Dalton
6 2 4
3   Gail Chanfreau
  Françoise Dürr
6 3 6
1   Rosie Casals
  Billie Jean King
1 6 3
1   Rosie Casals
  Billie Jean King
6 7
  Helen Cawley
  Patricia Walkden
3 5

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
  Monica Giorgi
  Lea Pericoli
2   Margaret Court
  Judy Dalton
W-O
2   Margaret Court
  Judy Dalton
6 6
  Ingrid Bentzer
  C Sandberg
0 2
  Edda Buding
  Nicole Bimes
1 1
  Ingrid Bentzer
  C Sandberg
6 6
2   Margaret Court
  Judy Dalton
6 6
  Helga Hösl
  Helga Niessen
0 1
  Lexie Kenny
  C Spinoza
2 3
  Helga Hösl
  Helga Niessen
6 6
  Helga Hösl
  Helga Niessen
6 6
  Esmé Emmanuel
  Cecilia Martinez
1 3
  Esmé Emmanuel
  Cecilia Martinez
6 6
  Maylis Burel
  Irene Fraisse
0 0

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
  Kimiyo Yagahara
  Chikako Murakami
1 4
3   Gail Chanfreau
  Françoise Dürr
6 6
3   Gail Chanfreau
  Françoise Dürr
6 6
  A Palmeová-West
  Vlasta Vopičková
2 2
  A Palmeová-West
  Vlasta Vopičková
5
  Denise Carter-Triolo
  Kristy Pigeon
6 6   Denise Carter-Triolo
  Kristy Pigeon
2 r.
  Françoise Repoux
  J Venturino
1 4 3   Gail Chanfreau
  Françoise Dürr
6 6
  Kerry Harris
  Fay Moore
6 6   Lesley Hunt
  Betty Stöve
3 3
  Éva Szabó
  Judith Szorenyi
3 0   Kerry Harris
  Fay Moore
6 6
  Brenda Kirk
  Wendy Tomlinson
6 9   Brenda Kirk
  Wendy Tomlinson
2 1
  Michele Mizen
  Claudine Rouire
0 7   Kerry Harris
  Fay Moore
3 3
  Lesley Hunt
  Betty Stöve
W-O   Lesley Hunt
  Betty Stöve
6 6
  C-A Kalogeropoulos
  Évelyne Terras
  Lesley Hunt
  Betty Stöve
6 6
  F De La Courtie-Billat
  A-M Rouchon
6 6   F De La Courtie-Billat
  A-M Rouchon
2 1
  Madeleine Pegel
  Ulla Sandulf
3 3

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
  Junko Sawamatsu
  Kazuko Sawamatsu
6 6
  A-M Cassaigne
  Nathalie Fuchs
3 2   Junko Sawamatsu
  Kazuko Sawamatsu
2 3
  Peaches Bartkowicz
  Karen Krantzcke
6 6   Peaches Bartkowicz
  Karen Krantzcke
6 6
  Katja Ebbinghaus
  Edith Winkens
2 0   Peaches Bartkowicz
  Karen Krantzcke
4 7 4
  Fiorella Bonicelli
  Suzana Gesteira
6 2 6   Helen Cawley
  Patricia Walkden
6 5 6
  D Bouteleux
  Odile de Roubin
1 6 2   Fiorella Bonicelli
  Suzana Gesteira
2 2
  Helen Cawley
  Patricia Walkden
W-O   Helen Cawley
  Patricia Walkden
6 6
  A-M Nasuelli
  N Niox-Château
  Helen Cawley
  Patricia Walkden
6 2 6
4   Julie Heldman
  Virginia Wade
1 6 3
  Pam Austin
  Jill Cooper
7 4 4
  Tiiu Parmas
  Olga Morozova
5 6 6
  Tiiu Parmas
  Olga Morozova
1 1
4   Julie Heldman
  Virginia Wade
6 6
  Helen Amos
  Judith Salomé
7 2
4   Julie Heldman
  Virginia Wade
9 6

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
  Katalin Borka
  Erzsébet Polgár
0 3
  Ana María Arias
  Janine Lieffrig
6 6
  Ana María Arias
  Janine Lieffrig
6 2 3
  Marianna Brummer
  Laura Rossouw
2 6 6
  Jacqueline Berson
  Marie Pinterová
1 0
  Marianna Brummer
  Laura Rossouw
6 6
  Marianna Brummer
  Laura Rossouw
3 5
1   Rosie Casals
  Billie Jean King
6 7
  Carmen Mandarino
  Michelle Rodríguez
6 2
  Lany Kaligis
  Lita Sugiarto
8 6
  Lany Kaligis
  Lita Sugiarto
3 4
1   Rosie Casals
  Billie Jean King
6 6
  Stephanie Bardsley
  Mary-Ann Beattie
1   Rosie Casals
  Billie Jean King
W-O

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1971). World of Tennis '71 : a BP yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. p. 90. ISBN 978-0-362-00091-7.

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