1970 US Open – Women's Singles

Margaret Court was the defending champion, and successfully defended her title, defeating Rosie Casals in the final, 6–2, 2–6, 6–1, to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1970 US Open. This was Court's 20th Grand Slam tournament win overall, surpassing Helen Wills Moody for the most grand slam singles titles in women's tennis history, a record she holds to this day. By holding the four major titles at the same time, Court became the first woman in the Open Era to complete a Grand Slam.

Women's Singles
1970 US Open
ChampionAustralia Margaret Court
Runner-upUnited States Rosie Casals
Final score6–2, 2–6, 6–1
Details
Draw64
Seeds8
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
← 1969 · US Open · 1971 →

SeedsEdit

  1.   Margaret Court (Champion)
  2.   Rosie Casals (Final)
  3.   Nancy Richey (Semifinals)
  4.   Françoise Dürr (Quarterfinals)
  5.   Virginia Wade (Semifinals)
  6.   Kerry Melville (Quarterfinals)
  7.   Karen Krantzcke (Withdrew before the tournament began)
  8.   Judy Dalton (Third Round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Margaret Court 6 6
    Helen Gourlay 2 2
1   Margaret Court 6 6
3   Nancy Richey 1 3
3   Nancy Richey 6 6
    Lesley Hunt 4 4
1   Margaret Court 6 2 6
2   Rosie Casals 2 6 1
5   Virginia Wade 5 6 6
4   Françoise Dürr 7 4 0
5   Virginia Wade 2 7 2
2   Rosie Casals 6 6 6
6   Kerry Melville 4 6 4
2   Rosie Casals 6 4 6

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   M Court 6 6
  P Austin 1 0 1   M Court 6 6
  P Hogan 7 3 6   P Hogan 1 1
  J Newberry 5 6 1 1   M Court 6 6
  T Faulkner 6 5 6   T Faulkner 0 2
  C Murakami 2 7 4   T Faulkner 6 6
  P Stewart 6 2 0   M Gengler 3 4
  M Gengler 3 6 6 1   M Court 6 6
  M Cooper 4 2   H Gourlay 2 2
  H Gourlay 6 6   H Gourlay 6 7
  C Graebner 6 6   C Graebner 3 5
  L Tenney 2 3   H Gourlay 6 6
  B-A Hansen 5 4 8   J Dalton 4 2
  K Pigeon 7 6   K Pigeon 6 6 4
  P Reese 1 2 8   J Dalton 7 0 6
8   J Dalton 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3   N Richey 6 6
  L duPont 2 3 3   N Richey 6 6
  G Chanfreau 6 3 6   G Chanfreau 3 3
  D Carter 3 6 3 3   N Richey 7 2 6
  S Holdsworth 1 5   O Morozova 5 6 2
  S Johnson 6 7   S Johnson 1 3
  L Liem 7 4 1   O Morozova 6 6
  O Morozova 5 6 6 3   N Richey 6 6
  M Rodríguez   L Hunt 4 4
  C Sandberg w / o   C Sandberg 6 6
  ME Guzmán   C Capozzi 2 2
  C Capozzi w / o   C Sandberg 4 3
  L Hunt 6 6   L Hunt 6 6
  K Kemmer 3 1   L Hunt 6 6
  P Farmer   P Cody 1 3
  P Cody w / o

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5   V Wade 6 6
  T O'Shaughnessy 1 1 5   V Wade 7 6
  I Bentzer 2 2   P Bartkowicz 6 1
  P Bartkowicz 6 6 5   V Wade 3 7 1
  D Hard 3 6 6   S Walsh 6 6 6
  V Ziegenfuss 6 4 4   D Hard 6 1 5
  S Walsh 6 4 6   S Walsh 3 6 7
  E Emmanuel 1 6 2 5   V Wade 5 6 6
  M Struthers 4 6 2 4   Dürr 7 4 0
  F Footman 6 4 6   F Footman 6 6
  J O'Hara 6 6 6   J O'Hara 7 7
  L Kaligis 7 2 3   J O'Hara 1 1
  N Truman 6 6 4   Dürr 6 6
  S Vinton 2 0   N Truman 1 0
  M-A Curtis 5 0 4   Dürr 6 6
4   Dürr 7 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
6   K Melville 6 6
  B Vest 2 2 6   K Melville 6 7
  S Stap 6 6   S Stap 4 5
  S Barman 0 1 6   K Melville 7 7
  L Tuero 5 6 5   P Walkden 6 5
  P Walkden 7 3 7   P Walkden 6 6
  E Pande 6 6   E Pande 4 1
  C Molesworth 4 3 6   K Melville 4 6 4
  P Teeguarden 6 6 2   R Casals 6 4 6
  K Harris 1 2   P Teeguarden 6 6
  G Hansen 5 4   K Harter 1 4
  K Harter 7 6   P Teeguarden 5 4
  M Kroschina 3 4 2   R Casals 7 6
  C Martinez 6 6   C Martinez 0 3
  C Spinoza 3 0 2   R Casals 6 6
2   R Casals 6 6

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