1973 US Open – Women's singles

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Margaret Court defeated Evonne Goolagong 7–6, 5–7, 6–2 in the final to win the women's singles tennis title at the 1973 US Open. This was her record extending 24th and final grand slam singles title, a record she holds to this day. Billie Jean King was the two-time defending champion, but lost in the third round to Julie Heldman.

Women's singles
1973 US Open
ChampionAustralia Margaret Court
Runner-upAustralia Evonne Goolagong
Final score7–6, 5–7, 6–2
Details
Draw64
Seeds8
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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SeedsEdit

The seeded players are listed below. Margaret Court is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1.   Billie Jean King (third round)
  2.   Margaret Court (champion)
  3.   Chris Evert (semifinalist)
  4.   Evonne Goolagong (runner-up)
  5.   Kerry Melville (quarterfinalist)
  6.   Rosemary Casals (quarterfinalist)
  7.   Virginia Wade (quarterfinalist)
  8.   Olga Morozova (third round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

Final eightEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
  Julie Heldman 3 3
  Helga Masthoff 6 6
  Helga Masthoff 1 6 4
4   Evonne Goolagong 6 4 6
4   Evonne Goolagong 6 7
5   Kerry Melville 3 5
4   Evonne Goolagong 6 7 2
2   Margaret Court 7 5 6
6   Rosie Casals 1 5
3   Chris Evert 6 7
3   Chris Evert 5 6 2
2   Margaret Court 7 2 6
7   Virginia Wade 6 6
2   Margaret Court 7 7

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
1   King 6 6
  Michel 2 3 1   King 6 6
  Krantzcke 6 6   Krantzcke 3 1
  Walsh 2 2 1   King 6 4 1
  Metcalf 5 6 6   Heldman 3 6 4
  Harris 7 1 4   Metcalf 7 6 3
  Heldman 6 6   Heldman 6 7 6
  L Tenney 1 4   Heldman 3 3
8   Morozova 6 6   Masthoff 6 6
  Stap 3 0 8   Morozova 6 6
  Greer 6 4   Greer 2 2
  Dürr 7 3 r 8   Morozova 7 4 2
  Bowrey 6 6   Masthoff 5 6 6
  Bostrom 4 1   Bowrey 6 3
  Masthoff 6 6   Masthoff 7 6
  Louie 4 1

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
4   Goolagong 6 6
  Downs 1 0 4   Goolagong 6 6
  R Tenney 1 6 6   R Tenney 0 3
  Hamm 6 3 3 4   Goolagong 6 6
  Ziegenfuss 6 6   Evert J 2 1
  Fretz 3 2   Ziegenfuss 3 2
  Evert J 6 6   Evert J 6 6
  Haas 2 2 4   Goolagong 5 7
5   Melville 2 6 7 5   Melville 3 5
  Kiyomura 6 4 6 5   Melville 6 6
  Rossouw 2 7 6   Rossouw 4 3
  Paish 6 5 3 5   Melville 6 6
  Fernández-De Soto 6 3 7   Fernández-De Soto 2 4
  May 3 6 6   Fernández-De Soto 6 6 6
  Fleming 6 6   Fleming 7 2 4
  duPont 4 2

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
  Kemmer 7 6
  Kroschina 6 2   Kemmer 6 6
  Richey Gunter 4 7 6   Richey Gunter 4 3
  Teeguarden 6 5 2   Kemmer 3 3
  Sawamatsu 6 6 6   Casals 6 6
  Ornstein 2 2   Sawamatsu 6 1 2
6   Casals 6 6 6   Casals 3 6 6
  Latham 3 3 6   Casals 1 5
  Anthony 6 6 3   Evert C 6 7
  Hogan 4 1   Anthony 6 1 6
  Stöve 6 6   Stöve 3 6 4
  Gourlay 0 4   Anthony 4 4
  Redondo 6 6 3   Evert C 6 6
  Fayter 2 2   Redondo 2 2
3   Evert C 6 6 3   Evert C 6 6
  Fox 3 3

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
  Burton 5 6 6
  Navratilova 7 1 3   Burton 6 6
  Young 7 6 6   Young 2 3
  Mehmedbasich 5 7 1   Burton 1 3
  Hunt 7 6 7   Wade 6 6
  Shoolman 6 1   Hunt 3 4
7   Wade 6 7 7   Wade 6 6
  Coles 4 6 7   Wade 6 6
  Kloss 6 6 2   Court 7 7
  Birioukova 4 3   Kloss 6 6
  O'Keefe 7 6   O'Keefe 2 1
  Beaven 6 4   Kloss 1 4
  Martinez 6 6 2   Court 6 6
  Overton 1 1   Martinez 0 1
2   Court 6 6 2   Court 6 6
  Pretorius 1 2

External linksEdit