Kazuko Sawamatsu (Japanese: 沢松和子, born 5 January 1951) is a retired tennis player from Japan.

Kazuko Sawamatsu
Country (sports) Japan
Born (1951-01-05) 5 January 1951 (age 69)
Nishinomiya, Japan
Singles
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenSF (1973)
French OpenQF (1975)
Wimbledon3R (1970, 1971, 1974, 1975)
US OpenQF (1975)
Doubles
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (1974)
French OpenSF (1975)
WimbledonW (1975)
US Open2R (1973, 1975)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French OpenQF (1973)
WimbledonQF (1969)

She competed in a number of major LTA tournaments in the 1970s on the world circuit. At the 1975 Australian Open, she reached the quarterfinals as well as reached the quarterfinals of the French Open and U.S. Open the same year. She also reached the semifinals of the Australian Open in 1973, and won the 1975 Wimbledon ladies doubles title with partner Ann Kiyomura.

In November 1975, she won the singles title at the Japan Open Tennis Championships, defeating Kiyomura in the final in three sets, and together they won the doubles title.[1]

Sawamatsu is the sister of tennis player Junko Sawamatsu and the aunt of Naoko Sawamatsu.

Grand Slam finalsEdit

Doubles (1 title)Edit

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1975 Wimbledon Grass   Ann Kiyomura   Françoise Dürr
  Betty Stöve
7–5, 1–6, 7–5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1976). World of Tennis '76 : a BP and Commercial Union yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 111, 112. ISBN 9780362002768. OCLC 650229036.

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