1976 Australian Open – Women's Singles

First-seeded Evonne Goolagong defeated Renáta Tomanová 6–2, 6–2 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1976 Australian Open. This was Goolagong's 6th straight final at the Australian Open.

Women's Singles
1976 Australian Open
ChampionAustralia Evonne Goolagong
Runner-upCzech Republic Renáta Tomanová
Final score6–2, 6–2
Details
Draw32
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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SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Evonne Goolagong (Champion)
  2.   Kerry Reid (First round)
  3.   Helga Masthoff (Quarterfinalist)
  4.   Sue Barker (Second round)
  5.   Renáta Tomanová (Finalist)
  6.   Helen Gourlay (Semifinalist)
  7.   Lesley Bowrey (Quarterfinalist)
  8.   Janet Young (Second round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Evonne Goolagong 6 7
7   Lesley Bowrey 1 6
1   Evonne Goolagong 6 6
6   Helen Gourlay 3 3
6   Helen Gourlay 6 6 6
    Heidi Eisterlehner 3 7 2
1   Evonne Goolagong 6 6
5   Renáta Tomanová 2 2
3   Helga Masthoff 6 5 1
5   Renáta Tomanová 4 7 6
5   Renáta Tomanová 6 6
    Elisabeth Ekblom 3 2
    Christine Matison 6 3 1
    Elisabeth Ekblom 4 6 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1   E Goolagong 6 6
  L Stenberg 3 0 1   E Goolagong 6 6
  B Simon 6 6   B Simon 2 1
  K Neill 1 4 1   E Goolagong 6 7
  M Gurdal 6 6 7   L Bowrey 1 6
  N Gregory 3 3   M Gurdal 3 4
  K Ruddell 3 1 7   L Bowrey 6 6
7   L Bowrey 6 6 1   E Goolagong 6 6
6   H Gourlay 6 6 6   H Gourlay 3 3
  N Bohm 3 1 6   H Gourlay 6 6
  W Turnbull 6 6   W Turnbull 1 1
  P Whytcross 3 4 6   H Gourlay 6 6 6
  H Eisterlehner 7 6   H Eisterlehner 3 7 2
  K Hallam 6 3   H Eisterlehner 6 7
  D Evers 4 5 4   S Barker 3 6
4   S Barker 6 7

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
3   H Masthoff 6 6
  J Dalton 3 2 3   H Masthoff 7 7
  M Tyler 6 6   M Tyler 5 6
  J Dimond 2 2 3   H Masthoff 4 7 6
  J Hanrahan 6 2 7 5   R Tomanová 6 5 1
  C Griffiths 4 6 5   J Hanrahan 3 3
  C Zeeman 0 2 5   R Tomanová 6 6
5   R Tomanová 6 6 5   R Tomanová 6 6
8   J Young 2 6 6   E Ekblom 3 2
  J Walker 6 3 0 8   J Young 6 2 3
  C Matison 6 6   C Matison 2 6 6
  J Wilton 0 2   C Matison 4 6 6
  K Harter 6 7   E Ekblom 6 3 1
  C O'Neil 2 6   K Harter 6 1 2
  E Ekblom 6 6   E Ekblom 3 6 6
2   K Reid 4 3

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1975 US Open – Women's Singles
Grand Slam women's singles Succeeded by
1976 French Open – Women's Singles