1972 Australian Open – Women's doubles

Margaret Court and Evonne Goolagong were the defending champions but only Goolagong competed that year with Virginia Wade.

Women's doubles
1972 Australian Open
ChampionsAustralia Helen Gourlay
Australia Kerry Harris
Runners-upAustralia Patricia Coleman
Australia Karen Krantzcke
Final score6–0, 6–4
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
Legends men women mixed
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Goolagong and Wade lost in the semifinals to Patricia Coleman and Karen Krantzcke.

Helen Gourlay and Kerry Harris won in the final 6–0, 6–4 against Coleman and Krantzcke.

SeedsEdit

Champion seeds are indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which those seeds were eliminated. All four seeded teams received byes into the quarterfinals.

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

First round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
1 w/o    
  7 7 6        
  5 9 0 1 6 4 4
4 2 6 6
4 6 6  
  3 4     4 4  
  6 6   4 0 4  
  6 6   3 6 6  
  1 3     2 1  
3 6 6  
3 6 6  
  6 6   2 2 2  
  2 0     3 2  
2 6 6  

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