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1971 Australian Open – Women's Singles

First-seeded Margaret Court was the two-time defending champion and successfully defended her title, defeating Evonne Goolagong in the final, 2–6, 7–6(7–0), 7–5. This was Court's tenth Australian Open title, her sixth consecutive Grand Slam title and her 21st Grand Slam overall.

Women's Singles
1971 Australian Open
ChampionAustralia Margaret Court
Runner-upAustralia Evonne Goolagong
Final score2–6, 7–6(7–0), 7–5
Details
Draw30
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
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Contents

SeedsEdit

The first and second seeds receive a bye into the second round.

  1.   Margaret Court (Champion)
  2.   Evonne Goolagong (Finalist)
  3.   Lesley Turner Bowrey (Withdrew before the tournament began)
  4.   Gail Chanfreau (First round)
  5.   Patti Hogan (Second round)
  6.   Kerry Harris (First round)
  7.   Winnie Shaw (Semifinalist)
  8.   Helen Gourlay (Quarterfinalist)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Margaret Court 6 6
8   Helen Gourlay 0 4
1   Margaret Court 6 6
    Lesley Hunt 0 3
    Lesley Hunt 6 6
    Jan O'Neill 4 4
1   Margaret Court 2 7 7
2   Evonne Goolagong 6 6 5
    Norma Marsh 0 6
7   Winnie Shaw 6 7
7   Winnie Shaw 6 1
2   Evonne Goolagong 7 6
    Sharon Walsh 3 4
2   Evonne Goolagong 6 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1   M Court 6 6
  H Taylor 0 0   P Coleman 1 1
  P Coleman 6 6 1   M Court 6 6
  C Sieler 3 4 8   H Gourlay 0 4
  B Hawcroft 6 6   B Hawcroft 5 4
  V Lancaster 3 6 1 8   H Gourlay 7 6
8   H Gourlay 6 3 6 1   M Court 6 6
5   P Hogan 6 6   L Hunt 0 3
  S Walsham 4 2 5   P Hogan 3 4
  A Avis 3 4   L Hunt 6 6
  L Hunt 6 6   L Hunt 6 6
  J O'Neill 6 6   J O'Neill 4 4
  D Fromholtz 3 0   J O'Neill 6 6
  N Eastburn   N Eastburn 1 0
4   G Chanfreau w/o

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
  J Fallis 7 3 5
  S Hole 6 6 7   S Hole 2 3
  M Tesch 1 2   N Marsh 6 6
  N Marsh 6 6   N Marsh 0 6
  C Zeeman 1 1 7   W Shaw 6 7
  L Bowrey 6 6   L Bowrey 0 6 4
  J Young 1 0 7   W Shaw 6 1 6
7   W Shaw 6 6 7   W Shaw 6 1
6   K Harris 3 6 2   E Goolagong 7 6
  P Edwards 6 7   P Edwards 3 1
  A Coleman 2 2   S Walsh 6 6
  S Walsh 6 6   S Walsh 3 4
  H Kayser 6 5 2   E Goolagong 6 6
  K Athorne 0 0 r   H Kayser 1 1
2   E Goolagong 6 6

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