1970 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

Margaret Court defeated Billie Jean King 14–12, 11–9 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1970 Wimbledon Championships. This was Court's third Wimbledon title, her third major tournament of the year, her fourth consecutive major title and her nineteenth major singles title overall. Court became the first woman to complete a Career Grand Slam in the Open Era. She would later win the US Open, thus also becoming the first woman to win the Grand Slam in the Open Era.[1] Ann Jones was the reigning champion, but she didn't defend her title as she had retired from Grand Slam singles competition.[2]

Women's Singles
1970 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionAustralia Margaret Court
Runner-upUnited States Billie Jean King
Final score14–12, 11–9
Details
Draw96 (8 Q )
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1969 · Wimbledon Championships · 1971 →

SeedsEdit

01.     Margaret Court (Champion)
02.     Billie Jean King (Final)
03.     Virginia Wade (Fourth round)
04.     Kerry Melville (Fourth round)
05.     Rosie Casals (Semifinals)
06.     Julie Heldman (Fourth round)
07.     Karen Krantzcke (Quarterfinals)
08.     Helga Niessen (Quarterfinals)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Margaret Court 6 6 6
8   Helga Niessen 8 0 0
1   Margaret Court 6 6
5   Rosie Casals 4 1
  Winnie Shaw 2 0
5   Rosie Casals 6 6
1   Margaret Court 14 11
2   Billie Jean King 12 9
  Françoise Dürr 6 6
  Ceci Martinez 0 4
  Françoise Dürr 3 5
2   Billie Jean King 6 7
7   Karen Krantzcke 6 3 2
2   Billie Jean King 3 6 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   M Court 6 6
Q   S Alexander 0 1
1   M Court 6 6
  ME Guzmán 0 1
  ME Guzmán 4 6 6
  I Bentzer 6 3 3
1   M Court 6 6
  V Vopičková 3 3
  R Lloyd 0 3
  V Vopičková 6 6
  V Vopičková 5 10 6
  J Cooper 7 8 2
  J Cooper 6 6
  C Molesworth 1 3

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8   H Niessen 6 6
  AM Arias 3 0
8   H Niessen 8 6
  G Hansen 6 1
  É Terras 4 6 6
  G Hansen 6 0 8
8   H Niessen 6 6
  BA Grubb 1 3
  H Orth 7 4 9
  A Bakker 5 6 11
  A Bakker 5 2
  BA Grubb 7 6
  P Teeguarden 6 6 1
  BA Grubb 4 8 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   K Melville 6 6
  J Townsend 4 1 4   K Melville 11 7
  J Szörényi 2 3   O Morozova 9 5
  O Morozova 6 6 4   K Melville 6 3 6
  M Brummer 6 6   M Brummer 4 6 2
Q   J O'Hara 4 3   M Brummer 6 7
LL   M Greenwood 6 6 LL   M Greenwood 4 5
  P Edwards 0 3 4   K Melville 2 4
  A Palmeová 6 6   W Shaw 6 6
  S Petersen 2 3   A Palmeová 0 0
  A Cowie 3 2   M Michel 6 6
  M Michel 6 6   M Michel 3 0
  W Shaw 6 4 6   W Shaw 6 6
  K Harris 3 6 3   W Shaw 6 6
  S Johnson 5 4   L Hunt 4 2
  L Hunt 7 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   R Casals 8 6
  K Harter 6 1 5   R Casals 6 6
  W Overton 6 7   W Overton 3 1
  A Crooke 3 5 5   R Casals 6 8
  A-M Nasuelli 0 2   D Carter 3 6
  L Rossouw 6 6   L Rossouw 3 3
  P Walkden 3 6 3   D Carter 6 6
  D Carter 6 3 6 5   R Casals 6 6
  S Brasher 9 6   C Sandberg 1 0
Q   M Pryde 7 0   S Brasher 6 6
  J Wilshere 4 6 3   L Beaven 4 4
  L Beaven 6 2 6   S Brasher 4 9 4
Q   C Murakami 8 6 8   C Sandberg 6 7 6
  C Spinoza 10 2 6 Q   C Murakami 2 2
  C Sandberg 10 6   C Sandberg 6 6
Q   J Fayter 8 0

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  S Walsh 8 6
  P Hogan 6 3   S Walsh 6 6
  H Gourlay 6 2 6   H Gourlay 2 4
  L Liem 0 6 4   S Walsh 5 1
  M Neumannová 5 6 3   F Dürr 7 6
  M-A Curtis 7 4 6   M-A Curtis 1 4
  L Kaligis 2 3   F Dürr 6 6
  F Dürr 6 6   F Dürr 6 6
  V Ziegenfuss 7 6 6   J Heldman 2 4
Q   S Walsham 5 2   V Ziegenfuss 6 7
  D Botha 3 4   G Walhof 4 5
  G Walhof 6 6   V Ziegenfuss 3 2
  H Amos 6 6 6   J Heldman 6 6
  M Giorgi 0 2   H Amos 4 2
  F Moore 2 1 6   J Heldman 6 6
6   J Heldman 6 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  C Martinez 6 6
  K Hatanaka 2 0   C Martinez 6 6
  P Cody 1 8 6   P Cody 3 1
  W Tomlinson 6 6 2   C Martinez 9 9
  W Hall 1 1   R Bentley 7 7
  R Bentley 6 6   R Bentley 8 1 10
  V Burton 2 9 6   V Burton 6 6 8
  E Isopaitis 6 7 4   C Martinez 6 6
  O de Roubin 1 2 3   V Wade 1 4
  E Goolagong 6 6   E Goolagong 4 0
  J Bartkowicz 3 9 6   J Bartkowicz 6 6
  K Pigeon 6 7 1   J Bartkowicz 4 4
  B Kirk 6 3 4 3   V Wade 6 6
  A du Plooy 2 6 6   A du Plooy 4 5
Q   S Holdsworth 1 4 3   V Wade 6 7
3   V Wade 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  J Williams 3 2
  G Chanfreau 6 6
  G Chanfreau 2 0
  J Dalton 6 6
  J Dalton 6 6
  S Northen 0 0
  J Dalton 4 3
7   K Krantzcke 6 6
Q   F Luff 1 2
  K Sawamatsu 6 6
  K Sawamatsu 2 3
7   K Krantzcke 6 6
  E Truman 1 8 5
7   K Krantzcke 6 6 7

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  L Pericoli 6 7
  E Ernest 4 5
  L Pericoli 6 6
  E Emmanuel 2 2
  C Graebner 5 7 3
  E Emmanuel 7 5 6
  L Pericoli 1 2
2   BJ King 6 6
  M Schaar 6 3 9
  B Stöve 2 6 7
  M Schaar 4 0
2   BJ King 6 6
  F Bonicelli 2 1
2   BJ King 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.
  2. ^ Little, Alan (2010). 2010 Wimbledon Compendium. Wimbledon, London: The All England Lawn Tennis Club. p. 299. ISBN 1899039333.

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