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Old Feb 19th, 2009, 12:05 AM   #1
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1971 Results

1971 Results Thread

Note: Virginia Slims tour results for 1971 will be included here, but may also by found at:
http://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=370402


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*Note: May, June,December, January (71) issues of WT have been fully covered. December issue has records for many players from late 1970 to late 1971

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Re: 1971 Results

Week of December 28-January 3

December 26-29, 1970 1971 FEDERATION CUP , Perth, Austrlia (Grass)

Semifinals

Australia d. France 3-0.

Court d. Chanfreau 6-1 6-1
Goolagong d. Durr 6-3 3-6 6-0
Court/Goolagong d. Chanfreu/Durr 6-2 6-3

GB d. US 3-0.
Wade d. Walsh 7-5 6-4
Jones d. Hogan 6-3 7-5.

Final: Australia [1] d. Great Britain [2] 3-0

Goolagong d. Wade 6-4 6-1
Court d. Jones 6-8 6-3 6-3
Court/Hunt d. Shaw/Wade 6-4 6-4

A Fed Cup actually played in the wrong year, the Aussies repeat to take their record 5th Cup. Goolagong becomes Oz's #2 player after Kerry Melville and Judy Dalton are banned for intending to play the Virginia Slims circuit. An over capacity corwd of 6,000 comes out for the final. Despite Jones extending Court to near exhaustion and cramps Margaret prevailed.

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December 29-January 3 BP New Zealand Open, Christchuurch, New Zealand (Grass)

FI: Evonne Goolagong d Betty Stove 6-1 6-4

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Janaury ???? Eastern Province Championships Port Elizabeth, south Africa (Hard)

FI: Tori Fretz d. Ceci Martinez 5-7 6-0 6-1

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January ???? German Indoors, Bremen, Germany (Indoors)

FI: Nell Truman d. Heide Orth 6-3 6-3
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January 4-10 New South Wales Open Sydney AUS (Grass)

FI: Margaret Court d. Olga Morozova (USSR) 6-2 6-2

DF: Court/ Morozova d. Gourlay/ Harris 6-2 6-0

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January 6-9 British Motor Cars Invitation San Francisco, CA (Indoors)
Venue: San Francisco Civiv Auditorium
Prize money=$15,200

1R: BJ King d. E Emanuel 6-2 6-3
1R: F Durr d. J Dalton 6-2 7-5
1R: K Melville d. D Hard 6-2 6-4
1R: A Jones d. K Pigeon 6-4 6-3
1R: N Gunter d. V Ziegenfuss 6-1 6-2
1R: P Bartkowicz d. D Carter 6-3 6-4
1R: MA Curtis d. S Johnson 6-2 6-2
1R: Casals d. K Krantzcke 6-2 6-0

QF: B.J. King b F. Durr 3-6 7-5 6-1
QF: A. Jones b K. Melville 6-3 6-0
QF: N. Richey b P. Bartkowicz 6-2 4-6 6-0
QF: R. Casals b Mrs. P.W. Curtis 6-2 6-3

SF: B.J. King b A Jones 6-0 6-0
SF: R Casals b N Richey 6-4 7-5

FI: Billie Jean King d Rosie Casals 6-3 6-4

3rd place: A Jones b N Richey 6-4 6-4

Doubles

1R: King/Casals d. Gunter/Bartkowicz 6-3 6-4
1R: Melville/Krantzcke d. Emanuel/Johnson 1-6 6-1 6-4
1R: Curtis/Ziegenfuss d. Carter/Pigeon 1-6 6-3 6-3
1R: Jones/Durr d. Dalton/Hard 6-1 6-4

SF: King/Casals d. Melville/Krantzcke 6-3 6-4
SF: Jones/Durr d. Curtis/Ziegenfuss 6-2 6-4

FI: Casals/King d Durr/Jones 6-4 6-7 6-1

"I’m dead, from too much promoting this tournament and not enough practice.” said Billie Jean King after her 1st round cliffjhanger. Francoise Durr was almost the death of her. Durr has a point for 6-5, missing a passing shot by half an inch. BJ—“I should have lost the match there.” King was trying out contact lens, but burning eyes means a return to her famous glasses. Durr was teed off on leaving the court, declaring “She’s playing in America and has all of the people for her.” The excitement of the Durr-King encounters throughout 1971 spice up the tour.

King later in the event “I’ve got my wheels back and feel great”

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Ends January 9 Western Province Chmps, Capetown

FI Virginia Wade [1] d. Elizabeth Truter 6-1 6-0
DF Helen Amos/Wade

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14-17 January The Billie Jean King Invitational, Long Beach $14,000

Venue: Billie Jean King Tennis Center, Recreation Park and Long Beach Gym
Surface: Hard (Cement) and Indoor Supreme (Semis and Finals)

Draw=16
Seeds: [1] King [2] Casals [3] Jones [4] Richey
Total Attendance: 9,200 (Best=3,500 capacity for semis)

This tournament was played on outdoor hard courts before the semifinals and indoors thereafter (Long Beach City College Gym). King beat Durr in the first round 4-6, 7-6, 6-1

Prize Money: $14,000

1R BJ King d. F Durr 4-6 7-6 6-1
1R S Johnson d. D Hard 6-1 6-3
1R V Ziegenfuss d. J Dalton 7-6 6-1
1R A Jones d. K Melville 6-3 6-2

1R N Gunter d. K Pigeon 6-3 6-3
1R D Carter d. BA Hansen 6-1 6-4
1R MA Curtis d. P Bartkowicz 6-4 7-5
1R Casals d. K Krantzcke 6-2 7-6

QF B J King b S Johnson 63 64
QF A Jones b V Ziengenfuss 61 60
QF N Richey b D Carter 63 63
QF R Casals b P.W. Curtis 64 64

SF B J King b A Jones 62 60
SF R Casals b N Richey 63 61

FI Billie Jean King d Rosie Casals 6-1 6-2


Doubles

1R King/Casals d. Hard/Hansen def.
1R Krantzcke/Melville d. Curtis/Ziegenfuss 4-6 7-6 6-4
1R Carter/Pigeon d. Dalton /Johnson 3-6 6-3
1R Jones/Durr d. Bartkowicz/Gunter 6-1 7-5

SF King/Casals d. Krnatzcke/Melville 6-0 6-3
SF Jones/Durr d. Carter/Pigeon 6-3 6-3

FI Casals/King d Durr/Jones 7-5 6-3

1r Carter/Pigeon score obviously wrong but whether they've dropped a set or adjuxtaposed the number of games unknown


1R Billie Jean King [1] d. Francoise Durr 4-7 7-6 (5-4) 6-1
1R Val Ziegenfuss d. Judy Dalton 7-6 (5-1) 6-1
1R Rosie Caslas d. Karen Krantzke 7-6 (5-1)


Billie Jean drew fellow top tenner Durr in the first round. She survives 4 match points, rallying from 1-4 to win 4 straight points, the last in ‘sudden death”. Opening day drew 1,200.. The second 1,300. Durr “I thought I had the match. But do you know what was going on in my mind when I was a point away from victory? I thought: the tournament is going to hate me for this.” When Durr floats a forehand long she sits down on the court in disgust-spent, she last set is a formality.

3,500 on hand for semis(a full house) and 3,200 for finals.Husband Larry was tournament director. BJ’s mom Betty was in charge of ticket sales.King’s first hometown events since 1961.

Casals: “The old Lady played great tennis. Long Beach should be proud of her.”

Ends Jan 17 New South Wales

FI Margaret Court d. Olga Morozova 6-2 6-2

Court wins NSW for a record 8th time.


01/14-17 Hobart AUS, Tasmanian Open; Sherriff d. Harris 61 46 62
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Jan 18-24 Perth, AUS Western Australian Open; Smith-Court d. Wade 61 62; Smith-Court/ Goolagong d. Shaw/ Wade 64 75


Jan 21-24 Virginia Slims of Milwaukee, WIS (Indoors)

*Tournament was played at the Brook Club.

Prize Money=$12,500
Seeds: 1. King 2. Casals 3. Jones 4. Durr


1R BJ King d. K Melville 6-1 6-3
1R MA Curtis d. J Dalton 6-4 7-6
1R K Krantzcke d. T Fretz 6-3 6-1
1R A Jones d. P Bartkowicz 6-7 7-6 6-4

1R F Durr d. K Pigeon 6-1 6-1
1R V Ziegenfuss d. S Johnson 6-3 7-5
1R D Carter d. C Martinez 6-4 6-2
1R R Casals d. E Emanuel 6-2 6-2

QF King d Curtis 6-3 6-2
QF Jones d Krantzcke 6-3 6-2
QF Durr d Ziegenfuss 6-1 6-7 6-2
QF Casals d Carter 6-2 6-1

SF King d Jones 7-5 6-3
SF Casals d Durr 3-6 6-3 6-3

FI Billie Jean King d Rosie Casals 6-3 6-2

Doubles
1R Jones /Durr d. Carter/Pigeon 6-4 7-5
1R Dalton/Johnson d. Emanuel/Martinez 6-1 6-1
1R Krantzcke/Melville d. Bartkowicz/Fretz 6-2 6-2
1R King/Casals d. Curtis/Ziegenfuss 6-3 6-2

SF Jones/Durr d. Dalton/Johnson 6-3 6-2
SF King/Casals d. Krantzcke/Melville 6-1 6-1

FI Casals/King d Durr/Jones 6-3 1-6 6-2
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Jan 24-31 Melbourne AU, Victorian Open;

FI Evonne Goolagong d. Margaret Court 7-6 7-6

January 25-31 Virginia Slims of Oklahoma, OK (Indoors)

Prize Money: $12,500

1R B J King d. V Ziegenfuss 6-2 6-4
1R K Melville d. E Emanuel 7-6 6-2
1R D Carter d. P Bartkowicz 7-6 6-2
1R F Durr d. K Pigeon 7-5 2-6 6-4

1R A Jones d. K Krantzcke 7-5 6-2
1R T Fretz d. C Martinez 1-6 6-2 6-1
1R M A Curtis d. J Dalton 6-4 6-4
1R R Casals d. S Johnson 6-4 6-2

QF B J King b K Melville 67 62 64
QF F Durr b D Carter 62 62
QF A Jones b T Fretz 62 61
QF R Casals b P W Curtis

SF B J King b F Durr 62 62
SF R Casals b A Jones 62 61

Final: Billie Jean King d Rosie Casals 1-7 7-6 6-4

Doubles

1R King/Casals d. Pigeon/Carter 6-2 6-3
1R Emanuel/Martinez d. Fretz/Johnson 6-3 6-4
1R Curtis/Ziegenfuss d. Bartkowicz/Dalton 6-3 7-6
1R Jones/Durr d. Krantzcke/Melville 6-2 6-1

SF King/Casals d. Emanuel/Martinez 6-4 6-2
SF Curtis/Ziegenfuss d. Jones/Durr 3-6 6-2 6-1

Final: Casals/King d Curtis/Ziegenfuss 6-7 6-0 7-5


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Re: 1971 Results

Feb 1-7 B. P. New Zealand Chmps Christchurch, NZ Dr=16+
SF Goolagong d. Harter 6-1 6-4, Stove d.

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Feb 4-7 Virginia Slims of Chattanooga, TN (Indoors)

*1st round played at Sewanee

Prize Money: $12,500

Seeds: [1] King [2] Casals [3] Jones [4] Durr

First round (Sewanee, Tennessee):
Billie Jean King [1] d. Cecilia Martinez 6-2, 6-4
Peaches Bartkowicz d. Denise Carter 6-2, 2-6, 7-6
Karen Krantzcke d. Tory Fretz 6-3, 3-6, 6-3
Francoise Durr [4] d. Mary Ann Eisel Curtis 6-3, 6-3
Ann Haydon Jones [3] d. Stephanie Johnson 6-1, 6-1
Kristy Pigeon d. Judy Tegart Dalton 6-4, 6-2
Kerry Melville Reid d. Valerie Ziegenfuss 6-4, 6-1
Rosemary Casals [2] d. Esme Emanual 6-0, 6-2

Quarterfinals (Chattanooga, Tennessee):
King [1] d. Bartkowicz 3-6, 6-0, 6-1
Durr [4] d. Krantzcke 6-2, 2-6, 6-4
Jones [3] d. Pigeon 7-5, 6-0
Reid d. Casals [2] 4-6, 7-6, 7-5

Semifinals (Chattanooga, Tennessee):
King [1] d. Durr [4] 6-3, 6-2
Jones [3] d. Reid 1-6, 6-4, 7-5

Final (Chattanooga, Tennessee):
King [1] d. Jones 6-4, 6-1

Doubles
1R Casals/King d Fretz/Johnson 6-2 6-3
1R Bartkowicz/Dalton d Curtis/Ziegenfuss 6-4 4-6 7-6
1R Krantzcke/Melville d Emanuel/Martinez 6-1 6-1
1R Durr/Jones d Carter/Piegeon 6-2 6-4

SF King/Casals d. Dalton/Bartkowicz 7-5 7-5
SF Jones/Durr d. Melville/Krantzcke def.

Final: Casals/King d Durr/Jones 6-4 7-5

*The first singles final that doesn't feature Rosie Casals. At the end of the Slims circuit in 1978 Rosie will have the record for most Slims events entered.
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Feb 9-14 Phila. Indoor Chps Philadelphia PA (IN)
Prize Money $12,500

Held in conjunction with a men's pro event at the Philadelphia Spectrum[/font]
Prize Money: $12,500


1R Billie Jean King [1] d Mary Ann Curtis 6-3 3-6 6-2
1R Tory Fretz d Julie Heldman 1-6 6-3 6-0
1R Denise Carter d Kristy Pigeon 5-7 6-2 7-5
1R Francoise Durr (Fr) d ????

1R Ann Jones (GB) d Stephanie Johnson 6-0 6-0
1R Kerry Melville (Aus) d Peaches Bartkowicz 6-1 6-1
1R Judy Dalton (Aus) d Ceci Martinez 6-0 6-1
1R Rosie Casals d Karen Krantzcke (Aus) 3-6 7-6 6-0

QF King d Fretz 6-1 6-4
QF Durr d Carter 6-2 6-4
QF Jones d Melville 6-1 7-5
QF Casals d Dalton 6-4 3-6 6-1

SF Durr d King
SF Casals d Jones

Final: Rosie Casals [2] d Francoise Durr 6-3 3-6 6-2



*King's unbeaten streak at Slims events ends. Casals is the second woman to win a title.

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February 15.... Station WLOD, Fort Lauderdale, FL (Clay)

Prize Money: $10,000
Seeds: [1] King [2] Casals [3] Jones [4] Durr

1R Billie Jean King d Kristy Pigeon 6-3 6-3
1R Judy Dalton (Aus) d Julie Heldman 1-6 6-2 6-4
1R Ann Jones (GB) d Esme Emanuel (SA) 6-1 6-0
1R Kerry Melville (Aus) d ?????[/font]

1R Francoise Durr (Fr) d Stephanie Johnson 6-3 6-1
1R Denise Carter d ????
1R Valerie Ziegenfuss d ????
1R Rosie Casals d ????

QF King d Dalton 7-6 6-3
QF Melville d Jones default
QF Durr d Carter 6-2 6-1
QF Casals d Ziegenfuss 6-2 6-2

SF King d Melville 7-5 6-4
SF Durr d Casals 5-7 6-4 6-3

Final: Francoise Durr d Billie Jean King 6-3 3-6 6-3


Second loss in two weeks to Durr. Otherwise, King was 29-5 against her.

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24-28 Feb[b] US Virginia Slims National Women’s Indoor
Venue:Winchester Indoor Lawn Tennis Center
Prize Money $12,500 (only $4,500 in 1970)

Preliminary Rd: Peaches Bartkowicz d Mary Ann Curtis 6-1 7-5

1R Billie Jean King d Laurie Tenney 6-1 6-2
1R Judy Dalton (Aus) d Esme Emanuel (SA) 6-3 6-2
1R Ann Jones (GB) d Denise Carter 6-3 6-4
1R Bartkowicz d Wendy Gilchrist (Aus) 3-6 6-3 6-1

1R Kristy Pigeon d Julie Heldman 6-3 0-6 7-5
1R Francoise Durr (Fr) d Ceci Martinez 6-2 6-2
1R Kerry Melville (Aus) d Andrea Voikos 6-3 6-2
1R Rosie Casals d Valerie Ziegenfuss 6-1 6-2

QF Kinf d Dalton 6-0 6-2
QF Jones d Bartkowicz 2-6 6-1 6-4
QF Durr d Pigeon 6-2 6-1
QF Casals d Melville 6-3 6-3

SF King d Jones 6-2 6-2
SF Casals d Durr 6-3 6-2

Final: Billie Jean King d Rosie Casals 4-6 6-2 6-3


Doubles

1R Casals/King d Dalton/Melville 2-6 7-6 7-2
1R Curtis/Ziegenfuss d Tenney/Voikos 5-7 6-1 6-3
1R Bartkowicz/Heldman d Carter/Pigeon 6-3 6-4
1R Durr/Jones d Emanuel/Martinez 6-2 7-5

SF Casals/King d Curtis/Ziegenfuss 6-2 7-5
SF Durr/Jones d Bartkowicz/Heldman 6-3 6-2

Final: Casals/King d Durr/Jones 6-4 7-5


Dalton is distracted by noisy and talking fans, at one point talking back to the crowd after hearing laughter .”I know I’m not playing very well, but you could help me”. A talking crowd also bothered Ann Jones. Inept ballboys and umpires who failed to tame the crowd a feature of play.

Casals and King run their unbeaten streak as a team to 30-Rosie’s powerful and acrobatic shots have the crowd gasping as they beat Durr-Jones for the 7th straight time. On not being able to beat King this year: “People ask me if I have a psychological hangup—Right now I think she would kill Margaret Court-she’s playing that well.”

Durr on Casals: “Rosie has so mant shots she can hit that it’s too much for her own good-she hit the wrong one at the wrong time”

King on the final: “You see how one flaw can be fatal? She missed some crucial backhands when she needed them. One flaw like that will kill you every time.” King ties Pauline Betz’s record of 4 straight US Indoor titles.

Durr: “I need a rest. I’m not sure I’ll be back next year. After six years of this there has to be a place to stop.”

Louisville

Seeds 1-King 2-Durr 3-Casals 4-Melville


circa late March, Danish Indoors Champs.

FI: Gitte Grage Ejlerskov d. ??

DF: Gitte Grage Ejlerskov/Mari-Ann Bloch-Jørgensen d. ??

MX: Mari-Ann Bloch-Jørgensen/Knud Erik Kundby Nielsen d. ??


ends Mar1 French Indoors, Lyons, Frn (IN)

QF Daniele Bouteleux d F. Guedy 6-2 6-1
QF Marilyn Greenwood (GB) d Janine Lieffrig 6-1 6-4
QF S. Pruvot d C. Sarrazin 6-1 6-3
QF Odile de Roubin d Prelle 6-0 6-0

SF Greenwood d Bouteleux 6-2 6-4
SF de Roubin d Pruvot 6-2 6-2

FI Marilyn Greenwood d. Odile de Roubin 6-2 6-4

ends Mar 1 Moscow International Indoors, Moscow, USSR (IN)
*Dates 02/15-21 in database

1R Marina Kroshina d Eva Szabo (Hun) 6-2 6-2
1R L. Novoshinskaya d Jill Cooper (GB) 5-7 6-3 6-4
1R Yevgenia Biryukova d Mila Holubova (CZ) 6-2 6-1

2R Olga Morozova d Gishiyan 6-2 6-0
2R Y. Kryuchkova d N. Tukhareli 6-4 6-3
2R Yelena Granaturova d Judit Dibar (Rom) 6-4 6-1
2R Kroshina d Yevgenia Izopaitus 6-4 6-1

2R Maria Kull d Novoshinskaya 6-4 7-5
2R Biryukova d A. Kree 7-6 6-3
2R Anna Yeremeyeva d ?????
2R Renata Islanova d Miklashevskaya 6-2 6-0

QF Morozova d Kryuchkova 7-6 6-1
QF Granaturova d Kroshina 6-3 6-3
QF Kull d Biryukova 6-2 3-6 6-3
QF Anna Yeremeyeva d Islanova 6-3 6-2

SF Morozova d Granaturova 6-3 6-3
SF Kull d Yeremeyeva 6-3 4-6 7-5

FI Olga Morozova d Maria Kull 6-1 7-5

Doubles
QF Biryukova/Kroshina d Dibar/Szabo 6-2 6-3
QF Kree/Kull d Islanova/Izopaitus 3-6 7-6 7-6
QF Cooper/Holubova d Kryuchova/Novashinskaya 5-7 6-2 6-2
QF Granaturova/Morozova d Tatiana Lagoiskaya/Yeremeyeva 7-5 6-3

SF Biryukova/Kroshina d Kree/Kull 6-3 6-2
SF Granaturova/Morozova d Cooper/Holubova 6-3 3-6 6-3

FI Biryukova/Kroshina d Franaturova/Morozova 7-6 5-7 7-5

Mixed F: Morozova/Alex Metreveli d Biryukova/Likachev 6-3 6-4

ends Mar 1 Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia
*in 1971 spelled Djakarta

FI Trudy Walhof (Neth) d Betty Stove (Neth) 6-4 3-6 6-4

The Dutch contingent would be comfortable in 1971 as Indonesia was a former Dutch colony.

ends Mar 1 Kenya Nationals, Nairobi, Kenya
FI Niupa Mankad (India) d Jenny Paterson 6-0 6-0
DI Mankad/Paterson d Mrs Nash/Mrs Vincenzini 6-2 6-2
Mixed F: Mankad/Sonbol d Corrine O'Tolle/Mignet 6-2 6-1

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Re: 1971 Results

March 1, City of Perth Championships, Australia
FI: Christine Matison d. Kerryl Chute 10-8 2-6 6-1

March 3-7 Benson and Hedges Open, Auckland, NZ (Grass)

Draw=16

1R Evonne Goolagong (Aus) d Shelly Monds 7-5 6-3
1R Sharon Walsh (US) d Jeanette Amer 6-1 6-3
1R Lesley Turner Bowrey (Aus) d Ann Stevens 6-2 6-2
1R Winnie Shaw (GB) d Jill Fraser 6-2 7-5

1R Patti Hogan (US) d Beverley Vercoe 6-1 6-2
1R Robyn Legge d Ruia Morrison Davy 7-6 6-3
1R Marilyn Pryde d Elaine Stephan 6-2 7-6
1R Margaret Smith Court (Aus) d Cecilie Fleming 7-5 6-2

QF Goolagong d Walsh 6-3 4-6 6-0
QF Shaw d Bowrey 6-3 7-6
QF Hogan d Legge 6-0 6-3
QF Court d Pryde 6-3 6-1

SF Goolagong d Shaw 7-6 4-6 7-5
SF Court d Hogan 6-3 6-2

FI Margaret Court d. Evonne Goolagong 3-6 7-6 6-2

Doubles

1R Court/Goolagong d Fleming/Monds 6-0 6-1
1R Hogan/Walsh d Amer/Davy 7-5 6-3
1R Legge/Pryde d Stephen/Stevens 5-2 6-0
1R Bowrey/Shaw d Fraser/Vercoe 6-0 6-0

SF Court/Goolagong d Legge/pryde 6-3 6-2
SF Bowrey/Shaw d Hogan/Walsh 6-4 6-3

FI Court/Goolagong d Bowrey/Shaw 7-6 6-0

MX: Margaret Court/Colin Dibley d Lesley Bowrey/Bill Bowrey 6-2 6-1

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March 8, South-West Districts, Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
FI: Janine Whyte d. Beverly Mance Rae 5-6 6-1 6-2

ends Mar 9 Czechoslovakian Indoor Chmps, Prague, CZ (IN)

SF: Marie Neumanova d Drahuse Matejkova 6-2 5-7 6-2
SF: Miloslava Holubova d Mirka Kozeluhova 6-2 6-2

FI: Marie Neumanova d Miloslava Holubova 3-6 6-1 6-4

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ends Mar 11 Toulouse, Toulouse, France (Clay)

FI: Odile de Roubin d Janine Lieffrig 7-5 4-6 6-3

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March 9-14 AUSTRALIAN OPEN Sydney. Sponsored by Dunlop.

Draw=30. 4 foreign.

Seeds
1. Margaret Court
2. Evonne Goolagong
3. Withdrew [possibly Lesley Bowrey-??]
4. Gail Chanfreau
5. Patti Hogan
6. Kerry Harris
7. Winnie Shaw
8. Helen Gourlay


1st Round

Margaret Court[1] bye
Patricia Coleman d. Helen Taylor 6-0 6-0
Barbara Hawcroft d. Cynthia Sieler 6-3 6-4
Helen Gourlay[8] d. Vicki Lancaster 6-3 3-6 6-1

Patty Hogan(US)[5] d. Sandra Walsham 6-4 6-2
Lesley Hunt d. Adrienne Avis 6-3 6-4
Jan O'Neil d. Dianne Fromholtz 6-3 6-0
Norma Eastburn d. Gail Chanfreau (Frn)[4] w/o

Sandra Hole d. Janet Fallis 6-7 6-3 7-5
Norma Marsh d. Marilyn Tesch 6-1 6-2
Lesley Turner d. Carol Zeeman 6-1 6-1
Winnie Shaw(GB)[7] d. Janet Young 6-1 6-0

Pat Edwards d. Kelly Harris 6-3 7-6
Sharon Walsh(US) d. Anne Coleman 6-2 6-2
Helen Kayser d. Kati Athorne 6-2 6-2
Evonne Goolagong[2] bye

2nd Round

Court[1] d. Coleman 6-1 6-1
Gourlay[8] d. Hawcroft 7-5 6-4
Hunt d. Hogan[5] 6-3 6-4
O'Neil d. Eastbourn 6-1 6-0

Marsh d. Hole 6-2 6-3
Shaw[7] d. Turner 6-0 1-6 6-4
Walsh d. Edwards 6-3 6-1
Goolagong[2] d. Kayser 6-1 6-1

Quarterfinals

Court[1] d. Gourlay[8] 6-0 6-4
Hunt d. O'Neil 6-4 6-4
Shaw[7] d. Marsh 6-0 7-6
Goolagong[2] d. Walsh 6-3 6-4

Semifinals

Court[1] d. Hunt 6-0 6-3
Goolagong[2] d. Shaw[7] 7-6 6-1

Final
Court[1] d. Goolagong[2] 2-6 7-6( ) 7-5


Doubles [Draw=14]

1st Round
Court/Goolagong[1] bye
O'Neil/Zeman d. Sieler/O'Connor 6-3 6-0
Gourlay/Harris[3] d. Tesch/A.Coleman 6-0 6-4
Hogan/Walsh d. Hole/Lancaster 6-2 6-4

Emmerson/Hunt[4] d. Edwards/Walsham 6-3 6-1
Fallis/Young d. Avis/Eastburn 6-3 4-6 7-6
Hawcroft/Kayser d. Marsh/Turner 6-4 6-4
Pat Coleman/Shaw[2] bye

Quarters
Court/Goolagong[1] d. O'Neil/Zeeman 6-1 6-2
Gourlay/Harris[3] d. Hogan/Walsh 6-4 6-3
Emmerson/Hunt[4] d. Fallis/Young 6-3 6-1
Coleman/Shaw[2] d. Hawcroft/Kayser 3-6 7-5 6-1

Semis
Court/Goolagong[1] d. Gourlay/Harris[3] 6-4 7-5
Emmerson/Hunt[4] d. Coleman/Shaw[2] 6-2 6-4

Final
Court/Goolagong[1] d. Emmerson/Hunt[4] 6-0 6-0
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Notes: One of the weakest fields in years. Only Court was in the World top ten, though Goolagong would be in that group later in 1971. Only 4 foreigners showed, and one of those, Gail Lovera (nee Sherriff), was a born Aussie. The new Virginia Slims circuit began in January, taking away most possible foreign entries, and even class Aussies such as Kerry Melville Reid and Judy Tegart, both top tenners. A star was born in the women's final, as Evonne Goolagong stretched Marge to the limit, leading 5-2 in the third. At that point cramps became too much for the young lass, who lost the next 5 games. It was Court's second Aussie final win where her opponent was done in partly due to cramps, echoing the 1965 final.

Total Attendence was 45,000. The whole event lost $110,000. Gate receipts were $35,000.

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(this week?) Carlton Club, Cannes, France (Clay)

Event cancelled due to snow. About 30 women had nowhere to go for the week as there was no hospitality.
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March 18-21 Virginia Slims US Indoors Detroit, Michigan, US (Indoors)

Prize money=$15, 600 US

FI: Billie Jean King d. Rosie Casals 3-6 6-1 6-2

DF: Mary Ann Curtis/Val Ziegenfuss d. Peaches Bartkowicz/Judy Dalton 2-6 6-2 6-3

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ends March 21 Menton, Menton, FR (Clay)

Draw=at least 37

1R Maria Nasuelli (Ity) d Penny Moor (GB) 4-6 6-1 6-2
1R Trudy Walhoff (Neth) d Judith Dibar (Rom) 6-4 4-6 6-3
1R Pam Austin (US) d Barbara Walsh (Aus) 6-3 7-5
1R Erzsebet Polgar (Hun) d Veronica Burton (GB) 2-6 6-4 6-4
1R Daniela Porzio (Ity) d Jacqueline Venturino 6-3 6-2

2R Judith Salome (Neth) d Jackie Fayer (GB) 7-5 6-4
2R Judith Szorenyi (Hun) d Becky Vest (US) 2-6 6-2 6-4
2R Marilyn Greenwood (GB) d M Hollingsworth (Aus) 6-2 7-5
2R Walhoff d Austin 6-2 7-5

2R Eva Szabo (Hun) d Shari Barman (US) 6-2 6-3
2R Jacqueline Vives d Nora Lauteslager (Neth) 4-6 6-1 6-1
2R Christina Sandberg (Swd) d Jennie Helliar (GB) 6-1 6-2

3R Salome d Heide Orth (Ger) 6-2 3-6 7-5
3R Szorenyi d Greenwood 6-3 4-6 4-3 ret.
3R Corinne Molesworth (GB) d Nasuelli 6-2 6-2
3R Walhoff d Polgar 6-0 6-0

3R Jill Cooper (GB) d Porzio 6-2 8-6
3R Marijke Schaar (Neth) d Sally Holdsworth (GB) 6-1 6-0
3R Sandberg d Szabo 6-1 6-3
3R Helga Niessen Masthoff (Ger) d Vives 6-2 6-3

QF Szorenyi d Salome 6-2 6-4
QF Molesworth d Walhoff 6-0 6-0
QF Cooper d Schaar 4-6 6-1 6-3
QF Masthoff d Sandberg 5-7 6-2 6-0

SF Molesworth d Szorenyi 6-2 1-6 6-4
SF Masthoff d Cooper 8-6 6-2

FI Helga Masthoff (Ger) d Corinne Molesworth (GB) 7-5 2-6 7-5

Christina Sandberg has a narrow escape when she is invlolved in a four-car crash. Her six-month old car is totally wrecked, but she came out with only a badly bruised leg.

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ends Mar 22 UAR Open, Cairo, Egypt (Clay)
*Basically the Egyptian Open. Nasser is currently calling Egypt the United Arab Republic.

Olga Morozova (USSR) wins the event.

No women's results listed in World Tennis

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Mar 24-27 Virginia Slims Invitational of New York. New York ,NY, USA (Indoors on Sportface)
Venue: 34th Street Armory.

Prize money=$15,000 US

Preliminary Round:
PR Carole Graebner d Esme Emanuel (SA) 7-5 7-6
PR Betty Ann Hansen d Wendy Gilchrist (Aus) 6-4 6-0
PR Ceci Martinez d Patty Ann Reese 7-5 6-2
PR Tory Fretz d Kris Kemmer 6-3 6-4

Main Draw=16

1R Billie Jean King d Graebner 6-2 6-3
1R Julie Heldman d Hansen 6-4 6-0
1R Kerry Melville (Aus) d Kristy Pigeon 6-4 6-2
1R Ann Jones d Nancy Richey Gunter 6-7 7-6 (5-3) 6-4

1R Francoise Durr (Fr) d Karen Krantzcke (Aus) 6-4 6-3
1R Martinez d Fretz 3-6 6-1 6-3
1R Peaches Bartkowicz d Valerie Ziegenfuss 6-1 6-1
1R Rosie Casals d Judy Dalton (Aus) 6-1 6-4

QF King d Heldman 6-2 6-1
QF Jones d Melville 6-0 5-7 6-1
QF Durr d Martinez 6-0 6-1
QF Casals d Bartkowicz 6-7 (2-5) 6-4 6-2

SF King d Jones 6-2 7-6 (5-0)
SF Casals d Durr 6-1 6-2

Final: Rosie Casals d Billie Jean King 6-4 6-4


The top prize of $5,000 makes this the richest "Women's Lob" event yet. Now that the USTA has backed down on banning the girls they are debating opening up the circuit to all commers such as Margaret Court and Patty Hogan.

The opening round match between newly married Nancy Richey Gunter and Ann Jones is a classic. The New York Times calls it "the strongest advertisement yet for the women's circuit. Jones proclaims it "would have brought the house down had it been at Wimbledon." For 2 hours 33 minutes the battle royal raged on. Gunter came within two points of victory in the second set tiebreak at 3-1. "But Mrs Jones won 4 consecutive points for the set. Two points were unbelievable winners, a lunging forehand passing shot down the line and a forehand crosscourt passing winner."

Bartkowicz pushed Casals, leading 7-6 4-3, with a point for 5-3. Peaches has groundstrokes "like a hammer", her two handed backhand still being a rarity. What she lacks is a volley, and the steam goes out of her enguine after she misses a sitter volley for 5-3.

Casals on Peaches: "She really runs you. You have to stay with her all the time and keep changing the pace to get out of a hitting groove."

King tops Graebner in the first round-this will be their last career meeting. Billie Jean's QF match is over so quickly she takes 10 minutes out to teach ball boys how to volley!

BJK got some resistance from Jones in the semis, but she runs away with the second set tiebreak bt hitting a slew of winners.

Before the final the King-Casals head to head read 6-0 for 1971 and 17 of their 21 meetings. King has won 36 of 38 matches up to this point.

With that kind of baggage Casals was given little chance, but a slightly off form King and Rosie's solid play produced an upset. Early in the match Billie Jean dumped four straight returns into the net, a sure sign she had lost some of form. Rosie kept charging the net. According to King. "We really didn't have many rallies."

Near the end the crowd of 1,300 wondered if Rosie could finish it off. After all, there is widespread belief that she pysches herself out in matches vs her good friend. Casals take is: "I don't think I get pysched out against Billie Jean. I think people just forget that she's a tough tennis player."

Billie Jean suggested later that poor lighting (several sources mention how hard it was to see) and light balls affected her performance. "I've lost in 3 tournaments this year, and in all 3 tournaments they've used lighter balls. I don't want to make any excuses though, because Rosie served very well. I just wasn't getting any balls back."
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March 21-28 Beaulieu, Beaulieu, France (Clay)

1R Marianne Kindler (Swt) d Helen Amos (Aus) 7-5 6-4
1R Edith Winkens (Ger) d Becky Vest (US) 6-3 6-4
1R Judith Szorenyi (Hun) d Mrs Phillips-Moore (Aus) 6-1 6-2
1R Veronica Burton (GB) d Wendy Appleby 7-5 7-5
1R Penny Moor (GB) d Jacqueline Vives 6-8 6-1 6-2
1R Heidi Reetmeyer (Ger) d Marilyn Greenwood (GB) 0-6 6-4 6-4

1R Maria Nasuelli (Ity) d Walsh (GB) 6-1 6-4
1R Nora Lauteslager (Neth) d Anne Marie Studer (Swt) 6-4 6-1
1R Daniela Porzio (Ity) d Sally Holdsworth (GB) 6-0 6-2

2R Pam Teeguarden (US) d Judith Dibar (Rom) 6-3 11-9
2R Erzsebet Polgar (Hun) d Kindler scores not given
2R Marijke Schaar (Neth) d Jackie Fayter (GB) 6-2 3-6 7-5
2R Trudi Walhof (Neth) d Shari Barman (US) 6-2 6-0
2R Di Maso d Burton 6-1 6-3

2R Betty Stove (Neth) d Moor 8-6 6-0
2R Porzio d Corinne Molesworth (GB) 6-2 6-3
2R Ingrid Bentzer (Swd) d Jacqueline Venturino 6-3 6-3

3R Teeguarden d Polgar 6-3 5-7 6-4
3R Jill Cooper (GB) d Schaar 8-6 8-6
3R Walhof d Heide Orth (Ger) 6-4 6-2
3R Di Maso d Szorenyi 7-5 6-2

3R Stove d Pam Austin (US) 6-1 6-4
3R Nasuelli d Christina Sandberg (Swd) 6-1 6-1
3R Judith Salome (Neth) d Porzio 6-1 6-1
3R Helga Niessen Masthoff (Ger) d Bentzer 6-4 4-6 8-6

QF Cooper d Teeguarden 6-2 6-4
QF Walhof d Di Maso 7-5 6-2
QF Stove d Nasuelli 6-1 6-1
QF Masthoff d Salome 6-1 6-3

SF Cooper d Walhof 6-0 6-1
SF Stove d Masthoff 4-6 6-4 8-6

FI Betty Stove (Neth) d Jill Cooper (GB) 3-6 6-3 6-2

Doubles

QF Stove/Walhof d Austin/Lancaster 9-7 6-1
QF Fayter/Holdsworth d Salome/Schaar 6-4 8-6
QF Bentzer/Sandberg d Casado/Felix 6-2 6-4
QF Nasuelli/Porzio d Masthoff/Orth 5-7 6-4 6-2

SF Stove/Walhof d Fayter/Holdsworth 6-1 6-3
SF Bentzer/Sandberg d Nasuelli/Porzio 6-3 4-6 6-4

FI: Stove/Walhof d Bentzer/Sandberg 1-6 6-3 6-3

MX: Schaar/Pokorny d Orth/Pohmann 6-4 4-6 8-6

Betty Stove upsets Masthoff in the semis. Ingrid Bentzer wrote: "Christina Sandberg and I reached the finals of Beaulieu in doubles and received the fantastic sum of $18. Sadly, Monte Carlo did not stage its Player Caberet this year. This once great circuit [the Riviera circuit] was, alas, destitute of "name" players and atmosphere."

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ends April 1 Alexandria International, Alexandria, EGY (CL)

QF Alena Palmeova (Cz) d Mrs Gad 6-1 6-0
QF Yelena Granaturova (USSR) d Alice Tym (US) 7-5 6-4
QF Katalin Borka (Hun) d Andree Martin 6-1 6-3

SF Palmeova d R Horsa 6-4 6-4
SF Granaturova d Borka 6-2 9-7

FI Alena Palmeova d Yelena Granaturova 6-4 6-4

MX: Martin/Tadeusz Nowicki d Palmeova/Alex Metreveli 6-1 6-0

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Mar 28-Apr 4 Caribe Hilton, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Prize Money: $10,000

Draw=24

1R Ann Jones (GB) d Carole Graebner 6-1 6-0
1R Wendy Gilchrist (Aus) d Kristy Pigeon 4-6 7-6 6-3
1R Julie Heldman d Wendy Hitt 6-0 6-0
1R Tory Fretz d Kris Kemmer 6-0 7-6
1R Betty Ann Hansen d Patty Ann Reese 2-6 6-0 6-2
1R Judy Dalton (Aus) d Ceci Martinez 6-2 6-0
1R Nancy Richey Gunter d Maria Ayala 6-1 6-1
1R Francoise Durr (Fr) d Esme Emanuel (SA) 6-1 7-5

2R Denise Carter Triolo d Billie Jean King [1] default
2R Mary Ann Curtis d Valerie Ziegenfuss 6-2 6-4
2R Jones d Gilchrist 6-0 4-6 6-0
2R Fretz d Heldman 7-5 2-6 6-4

2R Dalton d Hansen 6-2 6-2
2R Gunter d Durr 6-0 6-3
2R Peaches Bartkowicz d Karen Krantzcke (Aus) 6-3 5-7 6-3 (?)
2R Rosie Casals d Kerry Melville 6-4 6-0

QF Curtis d Triolo 6-3 6-4
QF Jones d Fretz 6-1 6-2
QF Gunter d Dalton 4-6 7-5 6-2
QF Bartkowicz d Casals 6-2 6-4

SF Jones d Curtis 6-3 6-4
SF Gunter d Bartkowicz 6-2 6-2

Final: Ann Jones d Nancy Richey Gunter 6-4 6-4

Doubles

1R Bartkowicz/Heldman d Dalton/Graebner 6-3 7-5
1R Curtis/Ziegenfuss d Ayala/Gilchrist 6-4 3-6 6-2
1R Emanuel/Martinez d Kemmer/Reese 6-3 6-3

QF Durr/Jones d Pigeon/Triolo 6-1 7-6
QF Bartkowicz/Heldman d Gunter/Hansen 6-1 6-2
QF Curtis/Ziegenfuss d Emanuel/Martinez 1-6 6-4 6-2
QF Krantzcke/Melville d Casals/Fretz 6-1 6-0

SF Durr/Jones d Bartkowicz/Heldman 3-6 6-2 6-0
SF Krantzcke/Melville d Curtis/Ziegenfuss 3-6 6-3 6-4

Final: Durr/Jones d Krantzcke/Melville 7-6 6-3
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March 29-April 4 Nice Tournament, Nice FRA (Clay)
*WT gives April 1 as end date-an error?


Q2 Sally Holdsworth (GB) d Erzsebet Polgar (Hun) 8-10 6-4 6-4
Q2 Bimes d Shari Barman (US) 6-2 6-4
Q2 Jacqueline Vives d Walsh (Aus) 5-7 6-3 6-3
Q2 Korpas (Hun) d Marianne Kindler (Swt) 6-1 6-1

Q3 Jackie Fayter (GB) d Wendy Appleby (US) 6-3 1-6 6-2
Q3 Eva Szabo (Hun) d Helen Amos (Aus) 6-3 6-2
Q3 Vives d Korpas 6-1 6-3

Q4 Gaby Tremus (Ger) d Judith Salome (Neth) 7-5 6-4
Q4 Natalie Fuchs d Fayter 4-6 6-0 6-2
Q4 Szabo d Judith Dibar (Rom) 2-6 6-3 9-7
Q4 Marie Neumanova (Cz) d Holdsworth 6-3 5-7 7-5
Q4 Pam Austin (US) d Vives 7-5 3-6 6-0

Main Draw=24

1R Eva Szabo d Betty Stove (Neth) 6-1 7-5
1R Daniele Bouteleux d Judith Szorenyi (Hun) 6-4 6-1
1R Corinne Molesworth (GB) d Becky Vest (US) 6-1 6-2
1R Daniela Porzio (Ity) d Odile de Roubin 6-3 3-6 6-3
1R Janine Lieffrig d Katja Ebbinghaus (Ger) 6-3 3-6 6-3
1R Christina Sandberg (Swd) d Lucia Bassi (Ity) 6-1 6-4
1R Trudy Walhof (Neth) d Pam Teeguarden (US) 7-5 1-6 7-6

2R Marijke Jansen Schaar (Neth) d Austin 6-3 6-0
2R Szabo d Bouteleux 6-2 1-6 6-3
2R Porzio d Molesworth 6-4 6-3
2R Lea Pericoli d ????

2R Sandberg d Lieffrig 6-1 6-2
2R Walhof d Ingrid Lofdahl Bentzer (Swd) 1-6 6-4 6-0
2R Jill Copper (GB) d Neumanova 6-1 6-4
2R Gail Chanfreau d Miroslava Holubova (Cz) 6-1 6-0

QF Schaar d Lea Pericoli (Ity) 6-3 9-7
QF Szabo d Porzio 4-6 6-4 6-3
QF Walhof d Sandberg 4-6 6-3 6-3
QF Cooper d Chanfreau 6-4 6-4

SF Cooper d Walhof 6-4 6-1
SF Schaar d Szabo 4-6 6-1 6-3

FI Jill Cooper d. Marijke Schaar 6-1 6-1

Doubles
2R Di Maso/Porzio d Bentzer/Sandberg 8-6 9-7
2R Cooper/Molesworth d Bouteleux/de Roubin 6-3 6-3

QF Chanfreau/Fuchs d Schaar/Teguarden 6-2 6-2
QF Stove/Walhof d Szabo/Szorenyi 6-2 6-0
QF Cooper/Molesworth d Di Maso/Porzio 6-1 6-3
QF Bassi/Pericoli d Holubova/Neumanova 4-6 6-1 6-0

SF Stove/Walhof d Chanfreau/Fuchs 5-7 7-5 6-1
SF Bassi/Pericoli d Cooper/Molesworth 6-4 6-3

FI Bassi/Pericoli d Stove/Walhof default

MX: Chanfreau/Pierre Barthes d Holubova/Pala 6-4 6-2

A letter to WT complained about the lack of a schedule-with many defaults as a result. (Open spots in the draw may indicate defaults). According to the letter "One English girl was defaulted in the mixed doubles while she was playing a ..match. She was not put back into the draw."
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March 29-April 4 Natal Open; Durban RSA (Hard)

2R Kerry Harris (Aus) J Koudelka (Cz) 6-3 6-3
2R Evonne Goolagong (Aus) d Barbara Hawcroft (Aus) 6-3 6-3
2R Sharon Walsh (US) d Marilyn Pryde (NZ) 6-0 7-5

3R Margaret Court (Aus) d Alison McMillan 6-1 6-1
3R Lesley Hunt (Aus) d Pat Walkden 7-6 2-6 6-4
3R Winnie Shaw (GB) d Helen Gourlay (Aus) 6-2 6-4
3R Virginia Wade (GB) d Harris 6-4 6-4

3R Goolagong d Nell Truman (GB) 2-6 6-3 6-4
3R Heide Orth (Ger) d Walsh 6-2 6-3
3R Patti Hogan (US) d Brenda Kirk 7-5 6-4
3R Helga Niessen Masthoff (Ger) d Maryna Proctor 6-3 6-2

QF Court d Hunt 6-1 6-1
QF Wade d Shaw 7-6 2-6 6-2
QF Orth d Goolagong 2-6 7-5 6-4
QF Hogan [7] d Masthoff [2] 7-6 6-3

SF Court d Wade 4-6 6-2 6-0
SF Hogan d Orth 6-4 6-4

FI Margaret Court [1] d Patti Hogan [7] 6-2 6-1

Doubles
2R Court/Goolagong d Pryde/Sandra Gouws 6-0 6-0
2R Gourlay/Walkden d Maria Nasuelli/Nell Truman 3-6 7-5 6-2

QF Court/Goolagong d Mcmillan/R. White 6-2 6-1
QF Gourlay/Walkden d Masthoff/Orth 6-2 6-4
QF Harris/Shaw d Hunt/Wade 7-6 7-6
QF Kirk/Rossouw d Botha/Delport 6-2 6-0

SF Court/Goolagong d Gourlay/Walkden 6-0 6-3
SF Harris/Shaw d Kirk/Rossouw 6-2 6-7 6-3

FI Court/ Goolagong d. Harris/ Shaw 3-6 6-3 6-3

Mixed ended at semifinals due to rain.

Margaret wins $1,440 for wining the singles. It was one of the few titles Court had never won. Mags was so dominent in the second set of the final that she only dropped 9 points.

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Re: 1971 Results

April ????* Montana Invitational Montana, Switzelrand

FI: Lesley Hunt d. Alena Palmeova ?????

This event is typically held in August.

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April 5-11 Virginia Slims Masters, St. Petersburg, FL (Clay)

Prize Money: $10,000 US

Seeds: [1] King [2] Casals [3] Durr [4] Jones
A minor men's event also held.

Q1 Judy Alvarez d Becky Reese 6-0 6-0
Q1 Margie Cooper d Mary Wisnieski 6-1 6-1
Q1 Esme Emanuel (SA) d Barbara Beattie 6-2 6-0
Q1 Patty Ann Reese d Sandy Stap 6-3 2-6 7-5
Q1 Wendy Gilchrist (Aus) d Laura Lewallyn 6-3 6-1
Q1 Ceci Martinez d Betsy Nagelson 6-3 6-2
Q1 Sue Vinton d Kris Kemmer 6-7 6-1 6-4

Q2 Gilchrist d Sue Stap 3-6 7-5 6-2
Q2 Vinton d Martinez 0-6 6-3 7-5
Q2 Alvarez d Cooper 6-0 6-3
Q2 Emanuel d Reese 7-5 6-1

Main Draw=16

1R Billie Jean King d Gilchrist 6-2 6-1
1R Karen Krantzcke (Aus) d Vinton 6-3 7-5
1R Alvarez d Betty Ann Hansen 6-1 6-1
1R Chris Evert d Francoise Durr (Fr) 6-0 7-5

1R Julie Heldman d Ann Jones (GB) 7-5 6-2
1R Kerry Melville (Aus) d Emanuel 6-0 7-6
1R Judy Dalton (Aus) d Kristy Pigeon 6-2 6-2
1R Rosie Casals d Tory Fretz 6-4 6-4

QF King d Krantzcke 6-2 7-6
QF Evert d Alvarez 6-0 6-2
QF Heldman d Melville 6-1 3-6 6-4
QF Casals d Dalton 5-7 6-4 6-4

SF Evert d King 6-7 6-3 retired
SF Heldman d Casals 6-0 6-3

Final: Chris Evert d Julie Heldman 6-1 6-2

Doubles

1R Kemmer/Reese d Stap/Stap 4-6 6-3 7-6
1R Dalton/Heldman d Emanuel/Martinez 6-1 6-1
1R Krantzcke/Melville d Alvarez/Evert 6-1 7-5

QF Casals/King d Gilchrist/Pigeon default
QF Dalton/Heldman d Kemmer/Reese 6-2 6-2
QF Krantzcke/Melville d Cooper/Schaller 6-2 6-3
QF Durr/Jones d Nagelson/Vinton 6-1 6-1

SF Dalton/Heldman d Casals/King default
SF Durr/Jones d Krantzcke/Melville 6-2 6-2

Final: Durr/Jones d Dalton/Heldman 7-6 3-6 6-3

The Masters was initially cut from the Carribbean schedule this year until the Slims tour picked it up as stop. Billie Jean gamely chose to support the event by rising from her sickbed to play, flying in from California the night before her opening match. Months later she revealed that her illness stemmed from an abortion.

When she came up against "tiny" Chris Evert it was all too much, and the King of the Slims tour was temporarily dethroned by the new queen of clay. Chris was so unknown at the start of the event that the New York Times calls her "Everett" when she upsets #3 seed Durr in the first round. In the end they get the spelling right! As an amateur Evert saves the tour $2,000 in cash, as she turns down the prize money.

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April 5-11 Monte Carlo Open Monte Carlo, MON (Clay)

1R Gail Sherriff Chanfreau d Becky Vest (US) 6-1 6-1
1R Lucia Bassi (Ity) d Eva Szabo (Hun) 10-8 6-8 6-1
1R Christina Sandberg (Swd) d Marijke Schaar (Neth) 7-5 2-6 6-4
1R Marie Neumanova (Cz) d Judith Szorenyi (Hun) 7-5 2-6 6-3

1R Betty Stove (Neth) d Pam Austin (US) 6-3 6-2
1R Katalin Borka (Hun) d Corinne Molesworth (GB) 6-3 7-5
1R Odile de Roubin d Jill Cooper (GB) default
1R Lea Pericoli (Ity) d Pam Teeguarden (US) 11-9 6-2

QF Chanfreau d Bassi 6-3 6-1
QF Sandberg d Neumanova 6-1 7-5
QF Stove d Borka 3-6 6-2 6-4
QF de Roubin d Pericoli 1-6 6-4 6-4

SF Chanfreau d Sandberg 6-4 3-6 7-5
SF Stove d de Roubin 6-3 6-2

FI Gail Chanfreau d. Betty Stove 6-4 4-6 6-4


Doubles
SF Ebbinghaus/Stove d Chanfreau/Darmon 3-6 6-4 6-3
SF Bassi/Pericoli d Sazabo/Szorenyi 6-4 7-5

FI Ebbinghaus/ Stove d. Bassi/ Pericoli 6-4 6-3

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April 5-11 San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosi , MEX (Clay)

3R Gina Diaz Ponce d Beverly Buckley (US) 6-0 6-0

QF Elena Subirats d Lourdes Diaz Ponce 6-0 6-1
QF G Diaz Ponce d Olga Montano 6-0 6-1
QF Patricia Montano d Cecilia Rosado 6-3 3-6 6-2
QF Lulu Gongora d Tere Salvidea 6-3 2-6 7-5

SF Subirats d G Diaz Ponce 6-0 6-1
SG Gongora d Montano 6-0 7-5

FI Elena Subirats d Lulu Gongora 6-0 6-4

Doubles
SF G. Ponce Diaz/Subirats d Montano/??? 5- retired
SF L. Ponce Diza/Gongora d Rosado/Salvidea 3-6 6-3 6-4
FI G. Ponce Diaz/Subirats d L. Ponce Diaz/Gongora 6-3 6-2
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Ends April 10 Israel Invitation, Netanya, ISR (Clay)

SF Palmeova d Barbara Wright (US) 6-3 6-4
SF Martin d Valeria Balai (Rom) 6-3 6-1

FI Alena Palmeova (Cz) d Andree Martin (Can) 6-3 6-4

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April 5-17 , South African Open Johannesburg, South Africa (Hard)


1R Mrs J Koudelka (Cz) d M van zyl 4-6 7-5 6-0
1R Margaret Price d Margaret Tesch (Aus) 6-1 6-1

2R Margaret Court (Aus) d Sue Hole (Aus) 6-3 6-2
2R U Vakino (Swd) d Greta Delport 0-6 6-2 7-5
2R Brenda Kirk
2R Kerry Harris (Aus)
2R Winnie Shaw (GB) d Barbara Hawcroft (Aus) 6-2 7-5
2R Helen Gourlay (Aus) d Cynthia Sieler (Aus) 6-1 6-4
2R Maryna Godwin Proctor (Rhod) d Nell Truman (GB) 6-3 6-7 6-4
2R Helga Niessen Masthoff (Ger) d Daphne Botha (Rhod) 6-3 6-2

2R Evonne Goolagong (Aus) d Glenda Schaerer 7-5 6-1
2R Laura Rossouw
2R Pat Walkden (Rhod)
2R Heide Schildknecht Orth (Ger)
2R Lesley Hunt (Aus) d Koudelka 6-2 7-6
2R Patti Hogan (US) d Ann Coleman (Aus) 6-4 6-2
2R Price d Marianne Brummer 6-3 6-4
2R Virginia Wade (GB)

3R Court d Vakino 7-6 6-2
3R Harris d Kirk 6-1 4-6 6-4
3R Shaw d Gourlay 6-2 6-1
3R Masthoff d Proctor 6-4 5-7 6-3

3R Goolagong d Rossouw 3-6 6-2 6-1
3R Walkden d Orth 6-4 6-4
3R Hogan d Hunt 7-5 4-6 7-5
3R Wade d Price 6-2 7-5

QF Court d Harris 7-6 6-4
QF Shaw d Masthoff 3-6 6-3 6-1
QF Goolagong d Walkden 6-1 6-3
QF Wade d Hogan 7-6 6-4

SF Court d Shaw 6-3 6-3
SF Goolagong d Wade 6-2 2-6 6-4

FI Margaret Court d. Evonne Goolagong 6-3 6-1

Third Place: Shaw d Wade 6-3 6-3

Doubles

1R Brummer/M. van zyl d Hogan/Truman 7-6 6-4

2R Botha/Delport d Jean Forbes Drysdale/M. Bethlehem 6-3 6-4
2R Brummer/M. van zyl d V. Oosthuizen/S. Smith 6-3 6-1
2R Harris/Shaw d Price/Proctor 6-3 6-1
2R Kirk/Rossouw d Coleman/Tesch 6-1 6-4

QF Court/Goolagong d Botha/Delport 6-2 6-3
QF Masthoff/Orth d Brummer/M. van zyl 6-3 6-2
QF Gourlay/Walkden d Harris/Shaw 7-6 7-5
QF Kirk/Rossouw d Hunt/Wade 2-6 6-4 6-1

SF Court/Goolagong d Masthoff/Orth 6-0 6-4
SF Kirk/Rossouw d Gourlay/Walkden 6-4 7-5

FI Court/ Goolagong d. Kirk/ Rossouw 63 62

Mixed F: Court/Fred Stolle d Walkden/Ray Ruffels 6-3 7-6

The "tall blonde" world #1 takes home $2,956. Court said of Evonne" "I gave her no pace because she loves it when her opponent hits the ball hard. Also, I played her down the middle. She likes it when you allow her to make angles." After falling behind 2-3 Court never looked back, reeling off 11 of the next 12 games.

Evonne thrilled the crowd of 5,000 when she said she would return. The part-aborigine's decision to enter South Africa made headlines due to the nation apartheid policy. Tournament director Owen Williams declared, "She has been a great drawing card and a delightful person to have in the competition. We hope to have her back again next year."

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April 12-18 Caesar's Palace World Pro Chmps, Las Vegas, NV (Cement)

Prize Money: $30,000

P1 Karen Krantzcke (Aus) d Patty Ann Reese 6-1 7-5
P1 Esme Emanuel (SA) d Jill Schwikert 6-1 6-0
P1 Kristy Pigeon d Pat Faulkner 7-1 6-1
P1 Joy Schwikert d Stephanie Johnson 7-6 6-2
P1 Wendy Gilchrist (Aus) d Wendy Overton 7-5 7-5

P2 Krantzcke d Betty Ann Hansen 6-1 6-1
P2 Kris Kemmer d Emanuel 6-2 6-4
P2 Piegeon d Joy Schwikert 6-3 6-0
P2 Ceci Martinez d Gilchrist 4-6 6-3 6-1

Main Draw=16

1R Billie Jean King d Kemmer 6-1 6-1
1R Nancy Richey Gunter d Denise Carter Triolo 6-1 6-3
1R Julie Heldman d Kerry Melville (Aus) 6-1 6-3
1R Francoise Durr (Fr) d Pigeon 4-6 6-1 6-2

1R Ann Jones (GB) d Krantzcke 7-6 6-1
1R Mary Ann Curtis d Tory Fretz 6-4 7-5
1R Judy Dalton (Aus) d Val Ziegenfuss 6-1 5-7 6-3
1R Rosie Casals d Martinez 6-2 6-2

QF King d Gunter 6-2 2-6 6-4
QF Heldman d Durr 7-6 6-0
QF Jones d Curtis 6-0 6-2
QF Dalton d Casals 5-7 6-4 6-3

SF King d Heldman 6-0 6-2
SF Jones d Dalton 6-3 6-1

Final: Ann Jones d Billie Jean King 7-5 6-4


Doubles

PR Casals/King d Kemmer/Reese 6-3 6-2
PR Dalton/Heldman d Schwikert/Schwikert 6-2 6-2

QF Casals/King d Fretz/Gilchrist 6-4 6-2
QF Krantzcke/Melville d Dalton/Heldman 6-0 6-3
QF Durr/Jones d Emanuel/Martinez 6-1 6-4
QF Curtis/Ziegenfuss d Pigeon/Triolo 6-4 6-2

SF Casals/King d Krantzcke/Melville 7-5 6-2
SF Durr/Jones d Curtis/Ziegenfuss 6-2 7-6

FI Durr/Jones d Casals/King 0-6 6-2 6-4

The $30,000 purse is a record for a women's event, eclipsing by far other records and ending the 14 week tour with a bang. The other stunner is the person who gets the record $9,000 for winning it all-none other than Ann Jones.

Conditions were rough all week, with winds regularly blowing hot air and sand up to 55 mph. In addition the high altitude and low humidity made balls fly.

Uniquely the #1 seed played the 16th ranked player, #2 vs #15, etc.

Match of the week was King-Gunter. Both women had had issues the past weeks-King was ill and Nancy was out with a tonsilectomy. Nancy had points for 4-2 in the third-Billie Jean hit winners on every one.

On the day of the semis the wind was so severe matches were delayed 45 minutes until the wind died down to 30 mph. Both were blowouts by King and Jones.

All week Jones had been singing "I'm Leaving on a Jet Plane". Little wonder, as she's been playing week-in and week-out since January. At least Ann had her husband Pip along for company. A relaxed Jones (she knew she was flying back home win or lose) faced off vs a not so fiery Billie Jean. King didn't scream at herself once in losing. Conditions were again so miserable one player swore it was Bournemouth, not Vegas. Ann has won in the wind tunnel at Bournemouth many times. When Ann won a 15 deuce game at 4-4 in the second it was all over. The result carried over into the doubles, where Frankie Durr made incredible gets and King just hung her head.

Tour Money Totals after Vegas:

1. $33,500 Billie Jean King
2. $27,500 Rosie Casals
2. $27,500 Ann Jones

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April 12-18 ,Torneo Palermo Internazionale Palermo ITA (Clay)

1R Helga Schultze Hoesl (Ger) d Proisy (Fr) 6-0 6-1
1R Pam Austin (US) d Ana Maria Arias Pinto-Bravo (Arg) 7-5 5-7 6-2
1R Marie Neumanova (Cz) d Ann Phillips-Moore (Aus) 6-1 6-1
1R Pam Teeguarden (US) d Frances Taylor (GB) 6-2 6-1

1R Daniela Porzio (Ity) d Sandra Ciogolea Dron (Rom) 6-1 6-2
1R Miroslava Holubova (Hun) d Shari Barman (US) 6-0 6-1
1R Fiorella Bonicelli (Uru) d Becky Vest (US) 6-1 6-2
1R Gail Sherriff Chanfreau (Fr)-bye ?

QF Hoesl d Austin 6-1 6-1
QF Teeguarden d Neumanova 4-6 8-6 6-4
QF Holubova d Porzio 7-5 6-4
QF Chanfreau d Bonicelli 6-2 6-4

SF Hoesl d Teeguarden 6-1 6-2
SF Chanfreau d Holubova 6-2 6-3

FI Helga Hoesl d. Gail Chanfreau 6-3 4-6 7-6

Doubles

1R Holubova/Nuemanova d Prosiy/Taylor 6-3 7-5
1R Pint-Bravo/Vest d Bonicelli/Porzio 6-4 6-4
1R Austin/Teeguarden d Dron/Mooore-Phillips 6-0 6-0
1R Chanfreau/Hosl-bye ?

SF Holubova/Neumanova d Pinto-Bravo/Vest 6-3 6-1
SF Chanafreau/Hoesl d Austin/Teeguarden 6-2 6-3

FI Chanfreau/Hoesl d Holubova/Neumanova 6-4 6-3
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April 12-17 , Bio-Strath Cumberland Tournament Hampstead UK (Clay)


1R Christine Truman Janes d Wendy Appleby (US) 6-0 6-1

2R Vicki Lancaster (Aus) d Jackie Fayter 6-4 4-6 6-3
2R Sally Holdsworth d Mary McAnally 9-7 6-3
2R Janes d Cecilie Fleming (NZ) 6-3 6-2
2R Jenny Hellier d Lindsay Beaven 6-3 9-7
2R Nuala Dwyer d Sokin 6-4 0-6 11-9

3R Shirley Bloomer Brasher d Veronica Burton 6-3 6-3
3R Lancaster d Marilyn Greenwood 7-5 0-6 6-1
3R Janes d Holdsworth 6-2 7-5

QF Corinne Molesworth d Rita Bentley 6-3 6-2
QF Janes d Helliar 6-2 6-2
QF Jill Cooper d Lancaster 6-1 6-0
QF Brasher d Mrs RA Wainwright 6-2 6-3

SF Janes d Molesworth 6-3 6-1
SF Cooper d Brasher 6-2 6-3


FI Christine Janes d. Jill Cooper 8-6 4-6 6-2

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April 12-18 , North Carolina (US) National Bank Invitation Charlotte NC
*women a minor part of larger men's event. All amateur?

1R Eliza Pande d Beverly Cansler 6-0 6-3
1R Janet Newberry d Sue Stap 6-2 0-6 6-2

SF Evert d Janet Newberry 6-0 6-1
SF Dupont d Eliza Pande [1] 6-4 6-0

FI Chris Evert d. Laura Dupont 6-2 6-0

Doubles FI: Evert/Stap d. Newberry/ Pande 6-3 1-6 6-3

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April 22-25 Virginia Slims of San Diego San Diego ,CA, US (Hard)
Prize Money: $12,400

1R Billie Jean King d Janet Newberry 6-1 7-5
1R Esme Emanuel (SA) d Wendy Gilchrist (Aus) 6-3 6-3
1R Kerry Melville (Aus) d Kris Kemmer 6-1 4-6 6-2
1R Julie Heldman d Karen Krantzcke (Aus) 6-4 6-7 6-1

1R Val Ziegenfuss d Patty Ann Reese 6-0 6-1
1R Tory Fretz d Francoise Durr (Fr) 6-2 1-6 7-5
1R Kristy Pigeon d Ceci Martinez 7-5 6-3
1R Rosie Casals d Judy Dalton (Aus) 6-2 6-4

QF King d Emanuel 6-3 6-4
QF Heldman d Melville 1-6 6-4 6-0
QF Ziegenfuss d Fretz 6-1 6-1
QF Casals d Pigeon 6-3 6-4

SF King d Heldman 6-3 6-4
SF Casals d Ziegenfuss 0-6 7-5 6-3

FI Billie Jean King d Rosie Casals 3-6 7-5 6-1

Doubles
1R Casals/King d Gilchrist/Pigeon default
1R Heldman/Ziegenfuss d Fretz/Newberry 7-6 6-4
1R Krantzcke/Melville d Emanuel/Martinez 6-3 6-2
1R Dalton/Durr d Kemmer/Reese 6-0 6-1

SF Casals/King d Heldman/Ziegenfuss 7-5 6-1
SF Dalton/Durr d Krantzcke/Melville 6-3 5-7 6-3

FI Casals/King d Dalton/Durr 6-7 6-2 6-3

Rosie leads 6-4 4-0 when she lends Billie Jean one of her racquets. "Mrs King turned the match around after she changed from a wood to steel racquet."

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April 19-25 , Catania Open GP; Catania Italy

1R Maria Nasuelli d Proisy 6-3 6-1
1R Brenda Kirk (SA) d Sandra Dron (Rom) 6-0 6-0
1R Miroslava Holubova (Cz) d Becky Vest (US) 7-5 6-2

2R Gail Sherriff Chanfreau (Fr) d Shari Barman (US) 6-1 6-0
2R Marie Neumanova (Cz) d Fiorella Bonicelli (Uru) 7-5 6-0
2R Kirk d Nasuelli 3-6 6-2 6-4
2R Helga Schultze Hoesl (Ger) bye or missing score ?

2R Holubova d Ann Phillips-Moore (Aus) 6-1 6-1
2R Laura Rossouw (SA) d Ana Maria Arias Pinto-Bravo (Arg) 4-6 6-2 6-1
2R Pam Teeguarden (US) d Daniela Porzio 6-1 6-0
2R Virginia Wade (GB) d Pam Austin (US) 6-4 6-1

QF Chanfreau d Neumanova 6-7 6-2 6-4
QF Hoesl d Kirk 6-2 6-0
QF Rossouw d Holubova 3-6 6-1 6-4
QF Wade d Teeguarden 6-1 4-6 6-2

SF Chanfreau d Hoesl 6-1 6-4
SF Wade d Rossouw 6-3 5-7 7-6

FI Virginia Wade d. Gail Sherriff Chanfreau 6-0 6-3

Doubles

1R Teegurden/Wade d Barman/Vest 6-3 6-1
1R Holubova/Neumanova d Nasuelli/Porzio 7-5 6-4
1R Kirk/Rossouw d Bonicelli/Pinto-Bravo 6-1 6-4
1R Chanfreau/Hoesl d Austin/Proisy 6-1 6-1

SF Teeguarden/Wade d Holubova/Neumanova 6-2 6-0
SF Chanfreau/Hoesl d Kirk/Rossouw 6-2 3-6 6-3

FI Chanfreau/ Hoesl d. Teeguarden/ Wade 6-4 6-4

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April 19-24 Bio-Strath Sheffield, Sheffield, Eng, GB (Clay)


1R Shirley Bloomer Brasher d Penny Moor 6-3 6-0
1R Veronica Burton d Glynis Coles 4-6 6-4 6-3
1R Sally Holdsworth d Sue Mappin 6-4 6-3
1R Cecilie Fleming (NZ) d Barbara Walsh (Aus) 6-4 6-2
1R Denise Staniszewski d A Watts (Aus) 6-0 6-4
1R Corinne Molesworth d Jackie Fayter 14-12 6-3

1R Janice Wainwright d Wendy Slaughter 6-0 6-3
1R Lindsay Beaven d Vicki Lancaster (Aus) 6-2 6-2
1R Sandra Okin d Cynthia Sieler (Aus) 4-6 6-2 6-1

2R Brasher d Burton 6-2 2-6 6-3
2R Holdsworth d G. Marshall 6-3 6-0
2R Lesley Charles d Fleming 2-6 7-5 6-3
2R Stanislewski d Molesworth 6-4 6-4

2R Maria Guzman (Ec) d Wainwright 6-2 7-5
2R Marilyn Greenwood d Sue Hole (Aus) 6-4 6-2
2R Beaven d *Joanne Venturino (Fr) 6-2 3-6 7-5 (*usually list as Jacqueline)
2R Barbara Hawcroft (Aus) d Okin 8-6 2-6 6-2

QF Brasher d Holdsworth 6-2 6-2
QF Charles d Staniszewski 6-4 6-0
QF Guzman d Greenwood 7-5 5-7 9-7
QF Beaven d Hawcroft 1-56 7-5 6-4

SF Charles d Brasher default
SF Beaven d Guzman ????

FI Lindsay Beaven d Lesley Charles 2-6 6-3 6-4

DF Fleming/Hole d Charles/Slaughter 9-7 8-6

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April 26-May 1 Sutton UK, Rothman's Sutton HC; Goolagong d. Barclay-Williams 75 26 63; Goolagong/ Williams d. Brasher/ Cooper 6-4 6-3

04/26-05/02 Buenos Aires ARG, River Plate Chps; Morozova d. Nasuelli 6-3 6-4; Morozova/ Stove d. Araujo/ Roget 75 61

04/26-05/01 Paris FRA, Paris Open; Schultze-Hoesl d. Kirk 46 62 61

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Re: 1971 Results

0500 0500 Chingford UK, Connaught Rothmans unknown unknown unknown
0500 0500 Naples ITA, Naples Tournament unknown unknown unknown
05/03-08 Guildford UK, Surrey HC; Goolagong d. J.Cooper 64 63
05/03-09 Madrid ESP, Madrid Melia; Shaw d. Hunt 57 61 61
05/03-10 Rome ITA, Italian Open; Wade d. Masthoff 64 64; Masthoff/ Wade d. Bowrey/ Gourlay 57 62 62
05/05-09 Tulsa OK, Tulsa Clay Courts; Evert d. Eisel 60 63
05/10-15 Lee on Solent UK, Lee on Solent Tournament; I.Fernandez d. Arias-Pinto Bravo 36 60 61
05/10-15 Hurlingham UK, London HC; Smith-Court d. Durr 60 63; Casals/ King d. Smith-Court/ Goolagong 61 64
05/17-23 Hamburg GER, German Open; King d. Niessen 63 62; Casals/King d. Masthoff/ Orth 62 61, MX: Orth/Jurgen Fassbender won
05/17-22 Bournemouth UK, British HC; Smith-Court d. Goolagong 75 61; Curtis/ Durr d. Smith-Court/ Goolagong 63 57 64
05/24-29 Surbiton UK, Surrey GC; Tegart d. Barclay-Williams 98 62
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05/31-06/12 Paris FRA, FRENCH OPEN; Goolagong d. Gourlay 63 75; G.Sherriff/ Durr d. Gourlay/ Harris 64 61
05/31-06/06 Manchester UK, Manchester Northern Tournament; Hogan d. Kemmer 62 36 63
0600 0600 Bristol UK, Bristol Wills Open; Not held

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Re: 1971 Results

06/07-12 Nottingham UK, Nottingham John Player Tournament; Heldman d. Hawcroft 64 79 63; Durr/ Heldman d. Bravo/ Giscafre 60 63

06/07-12 Beckenham UK, Kent Chps;
Kerry Melville d. Kristy Pigeon 6-0 3-6 9-7
Janes/ Truman d. Jansone/ Morozova 6-3 9-7

*Kerry survived 3 match balls in the final.

06/07-12 Nottingham UK, Nottingham John Player RR; Smith-Court d. Goolagong n/a
06/07-12 Chichester UK, Chichester Int'l; Tegart d. Newberry 61 64
06/07-12 Ulster IRL, Ulster Tournament; Turner d. Hunt 06 64 86
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06/14-20 Eastbourne UK, Eastbourne International; Durr v. Tegart divided
06/14-19 London UK, London Queens GC; Smith-Court d. King 63 36 63; Casals/ King d. Curtis/ Ziegenfuss 62 86
06/21-07/02 Wimbledon UK, WIMBLEDON; Goolagong d. Smith-Court 64 61; Casals/ King d. Court/ Goolagong 63
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date unknown, Danish Outdoors Champs.
FI: Mari-Ann Bloch-Jørgensen d. ??
DF: Mari-Ann Bloch-Jørgensen/Inge Christensen d. ??
MX: Milly Svanberg Vagn-Nielsen/Palle Hove d. ??

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Re: 1971 Results

0700 0700 Aix-en-Provence FRA, Aix Tourn. Bonicelli d. de Roubin ?
0700 0700 Bratislava CZE, Czechoslovak Int'l; Neumannova d. Holubova 64 06 63
0700 0700 Budapest HUN, Hungarian International; Szorenyi d. Szabo 62 62
0700 0700 Moscow RUS, Moscow Int'l; Yeremeyova d. Kull 60 63
07/05-11 Gstaad SWI, Swiss Open; Durr d. Hunt 63 63; Kirk/ Rossouw d. Durr/ Pericoli 8-6 6-3
07/05-11 Bastad SWE, Swedish Open; Masthoff d. Bentzer 46 61 63; Masthoff/ Orth d. Bravo/ Tuero 6-2 6-1
07/05-10 Dublin IRL, Irish Open; Smith-Court d. Goolagong 63 26 63; Bowrey/ Stove d. Smith-Court/ Goolagong 7-5 6-1
07/05-10 Newport UK, Welsh Open; Wade d. Dalton 63 64; Gourlay/ Harris d. Sherriff-Chanfreau/ Shaw 6-3 8-6
07/12-17 Frinton UK, Essex Chps; Harris d. Gourlay 62 64
07/12-17 Hoylake UK, Rothmans North of England; King d. Casals 63 63; Casals/ King d. Smith-Court/ Goolagong w/o
07/15-? Dusseldorf GER, Dusseldorf Open; Niessen d. Stove 46 63 63
07/19-24 Leicester UK, Green Shield Midland Chps; Goolagong d. Hogan 62 64; Dalton/ Goolagong d. Hawcroft/ Hogan 8-6 6-4
07/19-25 Kitzbuhel AUT, Austrian Open; King d. Rossouw 62 46 75; Casals/ King d. Masthoff/ Orth 6-2 6-4
07/26-08/01 Venice ITA, Ford Capri Women's Tnt; Masthoff d. Casals 63 46 63 ?; Dalton/ King d. Sherriff-Chanfreau/ Durr 3-6 6-4 6-4

July 1-5, Travemunde, Germany (Clay)

FI: Helga Niessen Masthoff d. Birgitta Lindström (Fin) 6-8 6-2 6-2

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Re: 1971 Results

0800 0800 Munich GER, Bavarian Open;
Schultze-Hoesl d. Ziegenfuss 61 62

08/02-08 Cincinnati OH, Western Open Chps;
Wade d. Tuero 63 63
Gourlay/ Harris d. Chanfreau/ Shaw 6-4 6-4

08/04-09 Turkish Open; Istanbul TUR,
FI Fiorella Bonicelli (Uru) d. Botha 62 46 62

Aug 3-9 Amateur Chmps of Europe, Luxembourg, LUX (CL)

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Aug 9-15 Canadian Open Toronto, CN (Clay-?)

Draw=16 (in actual draw order)

1R Rosie Casals [2] vs Christina Sandberg
1R Canada Q vs F Q
1R Francoise Durr [4] vs Canada Q
1R J E O'Hara vs F Q

1R Evonne Goolagong [1] d Elena Subirats
1R Joyce Williams vs Mrs Roger Taylor
1R Virginia Wade [3] d A Martin
1R M Michel vs Lesley Turner Bowrey

F Francoise Durr d Evonne Goolagong

Doubles

1R Casals/Durr [1] vs Martin/O'Hara
1R Michel/Sandberg vs Q
1R Bowrey/Goolagong [2 vs Mrs Taylor and Q
1R Subirats and Q vs Wade/Williams


DF Casals/Durr d. Bowrey/ Goolagong 6-3 6-2

August 9-16, Brumana International, Lebanon (Clay)
FI: Daphne Botha (SA) d. Fay Toyne Moore (Aus)??
MX: Fiorella Bonicelli (Ur)/Szabolcz Baranyi (Hun) d. Fay Toyne Moore/Jimmy Moore (Aus) ??

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08/09-16 Indianapolis IN, USCC Chps; King d. Tuero 64 75; Dalton/King d. Heldman/ Tuero 6-1 6-2
08/16-22 Chicago IL, VS, $20K; Durr d. King 64 62; Dalton/Durr d. Casals/ King 6-4 7-6

Durr's engagement to Virginia slims' Bill Cutler may be why she's doing so well of late...
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August 16-22, German Closed Championships, Essen (Clay)

FI: Helga Niessen Masthoff d. Heide Schildknecht Orth 3-6 6-0 6-2

DF: Helga Niessen Masthoff/Heide Schildknecht Orth d. Kora Schediwy/Barbel Wüstl 6-3 6-1

MX: Niessen Masthoff/Hans-Jurgen Pohmann d. ??


08/16-22 Philadelphia PA, Merion GC; Pande d. Bowrey 06 62 63; Bowrey/ Gourlay d. DuPont/ Gengler 5-7 6-1 6-1
08/20-28 Hilversum NTH, Dutch Open; Goolagong d. Sandberg 86 63; Sandberg/ Stove d. Ebbinghaus/ Walhof 6-1 6-2
08/22-28 Houston TX, VS, $40K; King d. Melville 64 46 61; Casals/King d. Dalton/ Durr 6-3 1-6 6-2

Aug Wightman Cup

Evert d. Wade 6-1 6-1

4,000 watch as Chris rips thru Wade in 40 minutes.


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Aug 28-Sept 1 Virginia Slims Grass Courts Newport RI, US, $20K; (GR)
SF Melville d. King 6-4 6-3, Durr d. Casals 6-3 6-3
F Kerry Melville d. Francoise Durr 6-3 6-7 7-6 (5-4)
DF Dalton/Durr d. Harris/ Melville 6-2 6-1

*The crowd goes wild as Melville and Dalton reach sudden-death point, a match point for both women. Draw=32.

ends Sept 1 Eastern Grass Courts, Orange, NJ, US (GR) Draw=18
2R Evert d. Stove 6-7 6-4 7-5
QF Shaw d. Wade [1] 6-3 1-6 retired, Liem d. Bowrey default
SF Evert d. Shaw 6-1 6-7 6-4, Gourlay d. Liem 6-3 6-4
F Chris Evert d. Helen Gourlay (Aus) 6-4 6-0
DF Cancelled at SF stage.

Wade breaks her ankle due to nasty spill-she's out of the US Open though seeded #3.


ends Sept 1 Singapore Chmps, Singapore.
Yoon Jung Soon (Kor) d. Ling Yuen Yuen (HK) 8-6 6-2

ends Sept 1 Vigo, Barcelona, Spain (CL)
J. Koudelka (SA) d. Raquel Giscafre (Arg) 4-6 6-2 12-10

ends Sept 1 Portschach, Austria (CL)
QF : Kirk d. Rodriegiez 4-6 15-13 6-4
Helen Amos (Aus) d. Brenda Kirk (SA) 5-7 6-4 6-2
Amos/Schediwy d. Rodriegiez/Todoric 6-1 6-0

Ends Sept 1 Thessaloniki, Greece
Fiorella Bonicelli (Uru) d. Lindsey Beaven (GB) 9-7 6-0

ends Sept 1 Locarno, Switzerland
Daniele Bouteleix (Fr) d. Barbara Hawcroft (Aus) 6-4 3-6 6-3

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Aug 30-Sept 5 Athens International, Athens, Greece (CL)
Brenda Kirk 9SA0 d. Fiorella Bonicelli (Uru) 6-2 6-3


Sept 1-11 US OPEN, $80K; New York NY, US (GR) draw=64

First Round
Billie Jean King [1] d. Jeanne Arth 6-0 6-1
Helen Gourlay (Aus) d. Kathy Kraft 6-3 6-4
Pam Austin d. Sandy Stap 6-4 0-6 6-2
Linda Tuero d. Val Ziegenfuss 6-1 3-6 7-6

Nancy Gunter [7] d. Cici Martinez 6-2 6-3
Elena Surbirats (Mex) d. Susan Stap 6-0 6-3
Laura DuPont d. Farel Footman 6-3 6-1
Christina Sandberg (Swd) d. Patty Hogan 4-6 6-3 6-2

Wendy Gilchrist (Aus) d. Mona Schallau 7-6 7-6
Laurie Tenney d. Louise Gonnerman 6-1 6-3
Lesley Hunt (Aus) d. Racquel Giscafre (Arg) 6-1 6-2
Barbara Ann Downs d. Jill Cooper (GB) 6-2 1-6 7-5

Francoise Durr (Frn) [5] d. Carol Aucamp 6-4 6-0
Lita Liem (Indon) d. Patty Ann Reese 6-3 6-1
Mary Ann Eisel d. Sally Holdsworth (GB) 6-0 6-2
Chris Evert d. Edda Buding (Ger) 6-1 6-0

Gail Chanfreau (Frn) d. Junko Sawamatsu (Jap) 6-2 6-1
Marita Redondo d. Lany Kaligis (Indon) 6-7 6-2 6-3
Janet Newberry d. Kristy Pigeon 6-0 6-2
Judy Dalton (Aus) [6] d. Vicki Berner (Can) 6-0 6-1

Eliza Pande d. Janet Metcalf 6-3 6-3
Kristien Kemmer d. Carole Graebner 6-4 7-6
Pam Teeguarden d. Corinne Molesworth (GB) 6-4 2-6 6-3
Kerry Melville (Aus) [4] d. Ada Bakker (Neth) 6-3 6-3

Winnie Shaw (GB) d. Gail Hansen 6-1 6-1
Joyce Williams (GB) d. Betty Hansen 7-6 7-5
Nell Truman (GB) d. Jane O'Hara (Can) 6-1 6-0
Julie Heldman [8] d. Marjorie Gengler 6-4 6-3

Alena Palmeova-West (CZ) d. Graciela Moran (Arg) 6-2 6-3
Kerry Harris (Aus) d. Stephanie Johnson 6-3 6-3
Wendy Overton d. Marcie Louie 6-3 6-3
Rosie Casals [2] d. Betty Stove (Neth) 6-3 2-6 6-3
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Second Round
King [1] d. Gourlay 6-1 6-2
Tuero d. Austin 6-2 6-2
Gunter [7] d. Surbirats 6-3 6-1
Dupont d. Sandberg 6-4 6-1

Gilchrsit d. Tenney 7-5 6-4
Hunt d. Downes 6-1 6-2
Durr [7] d. Liem 6-0 6-2
Evert d. Eisel 4-6 7-6 *6mps* 6-1

Chanfreau d. Redondo 6-3 6-3
Dalton [6] d. Newberry 6-2 6-4
Pande d. Kemmer 6-2 6-4
Melville [4] d. Teeguarden 6-0 6-3

Williams d. Shaw 6-4 6-7 6-4
Heldman [8] d. N. Truman 2-6 6-4 6-1
Harris d. Palmeova-West 6-7 7-6 6-3
Casals [2] d. Overton 2-6 6-3 6-0
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Third Round
King [1] d. Tuero 6-0 6-2
DuPont d. Gunter [7] 0-6 6-2 6-4
Hunt d. Gilchrist 6-1 6-1
Evert d. Durr [5] 2-6 6-2 6-3

Dalton [6] d. Chanfreau 6-2 6-2
Melville [4] d. Pande 6-3 7-5
Williams d. Heldman [8] 7-5 6-4
Casals [2] d. Harris 6-1 6-1
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Quarters
King [1] d. DuPont 6-3 7-5
Evert d. Hunt 4-6 6-2 6-3
Melville [4] d. Dalton [6] 6-3 7-5
Casals [2] d. Williams 6-4 2-6 6-4

Semis
King [1] d. Evert 6-3 6-2
Casals [2] d. Melville [4] 6-4 6-3

Final
King [1] d. Casals [2] 6-4 7-6
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Draw notes: #3 seed missing from draw. Virginia Wade turned her ankle before the Open and is probably this seed.

First Round
Casals/Dalton [1] d. Giscafre/Surbirats 6-4 6-1
E. Buding/Footman d. Sandy Stap/Susan Stap 6-4 6-4
Hogan/Williams [7] d. Holdsworth/Faulkner 6-4 6-2
Bostrom/Louie d. Ching-Ling Chang/Sawamatsu 4-6 6-0 6-3

Gunter/Melville [4] d. Austin/M. Cooper 6-3 6-2
Dupont/Gengler d. Arth/Moran 7-5 6-4
Shaw/Stove [5] d. Newberry/Pande 6-1 3-6 6-3
Betty Hansen/Overton d. Farmer/Metcalf 6-2 4-6 6-1

Hunt/Pigeon d. Kemmer/Reese 5-7 6-4 6-3
Gilchrist/Heldman [6] d. Aucamp/Johnson 6-4 6-0
Martinez/Sandberg d. Schallau/Ornstein 6-3 6-4
Eisel/Ziegenfuss [3] d. Gail Hansen/O'Shaughnessy 6-4 6-1

Teeguarden/Tuero d. Jill Cooper/Molesworth 3-6 6-1 6-4
Gourlay/Harris [8] d. Bakker/Palmeova-West 6-1 6-4
Redondo/Tenney d. Berner/O'Hara 4-6 6-4 6-4
Chanfreau/Durr [2] d. Aschner/Gonnerman 6-1 6-1
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Second Round
Casals/Dalton [1] d. E. Buding/Footman 6-2 6-3
Hogan/Williams [7] d. Bostrom/Louie 6-1 6-1
Gunter/Melville [4] d. Dupont/Gengler 6-2 6-4
Shaw/Stove [5] d. Hansen/Overton 1-6 6-2 6-2

Hunt/Pigeon d. Gilchrsit/Heldman [6] 6-3 6-2
Eisel/Ziegenfuss [3] d. Martinez/Sandberg 7-6 6-3
Gourlay/Harris [8] d. Teeguarden/Tuero 1-6 6-4 6-3
Chanfreau/Durr [2] d. Redondo/Tenney 6-3 6-0
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Quarters
Casals/Dalton [1] d. Hogan/Williams [7] 6-1 6-1
Gunter/Melville [4] d. Shaw/Stove [5] 6-2 5-7 6-1
Eisel/Ziegenfuss [3] d. Hunt/Pigeon 6-2 6-2
Chanfreau/Durr [2] d. Gourlay/Harris [8] 7-5 6-4

Semis
Casals/Dalton [1] d. Gunter/Melville [4] 6-4 6-0
Chanfreau/Durr [2] d. Eisel/Ziegenfuss [3] 6-4 6-0

Final
Casals/Dalton [1] d. Chanfreau/Durr [2] 6-3 6-3

Evert's amazing come from behind win over Eisel in the 2R (she saves 6 match points in a nationally televised match) sets off a frenzy of media and fan interest. Grown tour vets are reduced to tears as the crowd cheers "Little Miss America" on. Billie Jean,convinced the future of women's pro tennis is at stake if Evert wins it all as an amateur, ends the Floridains Cinderella dream in the semis. The other sensation of the year-Aussie Evonne Goolagong, won't play here, a decision made by her coach-manager Viv Edwards.

King gets a Ford Torino car for winning in the finals. During the presentation ceremony Casals got a big laugh by suggesting Larry King take care of his wife for the other gals by making her pregnant. On seeing BJ get into her car Rosie cracked that the least the Slims tour could do was give the finalist a bicycle.

ends Sept 12 Ascona, Switzerland
FI Marilyn Pryde (NZ) d. Tota Zehden (Ger) 6-2 6-2

ends Sept 12 Malaysian Chmps, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
FI Cecilie Fleming (NZ) d. Somsri Klamssombuti (Thai) 7-5 6-4


09/14-19 Louisville KY, VS, $20K; King d. Casals 61 46 63; Dalton/Durr d. Melville/ Stove 2-6 6-4 6-3

Sept 20-26 Pacific Southwest; Los Angeles CA. US (HD) Draw: 48
QF: King d. Overton 6-3 6-3
QF Melville d. Gourlay 6-4 6-1
QF Durr d. Dalton 6-2 6-0
QF Casals d. Hunt 6-3 3-6 7-5

SF King d. Melville 6-2 7-6
SF Casals d. Durr 7-5 1-6 6-4

FI Rosie Casals [2] v. Billie Jean King [1] 6-6 (2-1) both defaulted

Doubles
FI Casals/ King d. Dalton/ Durr 6-3 6-2

The PSW's low prize money in 1970 (12-1 in favor of the men) had been the spark that started the whole women's only Virginia Slims circuit. Jack Kramer has tried and failed to get all the women banned. All of this history came into play in the finals, where Billie Jean and Rosie put up with what both thought were numerous bad calls from one lineswoman in particular. King demanded the lineswoman be removed. The umpire gave her word she would do so when Jack Kramer (commentating on TV up in the booth) sent her a note saying the lineswoman stayed. Kingpicked up her racquets and walked off court. Rather than be declared the winner Rosie followed!

The infamous episode remains the only double default in tennis historyafter both sides have takem the court. Casals and King got a lot of press-most of it bad, and the PSW was doomed never again to be a major event for women. LA Times writer Jim Murray really lays into King, writing she was "a lousy loser". He went on with "her father got her into tennis so she wouldn't be a lady
wrestler".
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Sept 27-Oct 3 Virginia Slims Thunderbird Classic, Phoenix AZ, US (HD)
20K Draw:32.

1R Billie Jean King d Betty Ann Hansen 6-2 6-2
1R Lita Liem (Indo) d Mona Schallau 6-3 6-4
1R Wendy Overton d Carolyn Lane 6-0 6-2
1R Helen Gourlay (Aus) d Becky Vest 6-3 7-6
1R Judy Dalton (Aus) d Stephanie Tolleson 6-4 6-1
1R Betty Stove (Neth) d Tam O'Shaughnessy 6-2 6-0
1R Val Ziegenfuss d Wendy Appleby 7-5 6-1
1R Kerry Melville (Aus) d Pat Cody 3-6 6-1 6-1

1R Francoise Durr (Fr) d Sally Holdsworth (GB) 6-1 6-0
1R Wendy Gilchrist (Aus) d Jane O'Hara (Can) 1-6 6-3 6-1
1R Pam Teeguarden d Alena Palmeova-West (Cz) 6-1 6-0
1R Nancy Gunter d Marilyn Greenwood (GB) default
1R Mary Ann Eisel d Vicky Berner (Can) 6-4 4-6 6-1
1R Lesley Hunt (Aus) d Lanny Kaligis ((Indo) 4-6 6-3 7-5
1R Kerry Harris (Aus) d Connie Pearson 6-2 4-6 6-2
1R Rosie Casals d Nancy Ornstein 6-0 6-3

2R King d Liem 6-0 6-1
2R Overton d Gourlay 7-5 6-2
2R Dalton d Stove 6-2 6-4
2R Melville d Ziegenfuss 6-4 4-6 6-2

2R Durr d Gilchrist default
2R Gunter d Teeguarden 6-2 7-6
2R Hunt d Eisel 2-6 6-2 6-3
2R Casals d Harris 6-0 6-1

QF King d. Overton 6-2 6-1
QF Melville d. Dalton 6-1 6-3
QF Gunter d. Durr 4-6 6-2 6-2
QF Casals d. Hunt 6-2 6-2

SF King d. Melville 6-4 7-5
SF Casals d. Gunter 6-3 6-2

FI Billie Jean King d. Rosie Casals 7-5 6-1

Doubles
1R Casals/King d Berner/Schallau 6-2 3-6 6-1
1R Hunt/Gunter d Holdsworth/Ornstein 6-2 6-2
1R Melville/Stove d Applebu/O'Shaughnessy 6-0 7-6
1R Gourlay/Harris d Tolleson/West 6-1 6-3

1R Eisel/Ziegenfuss d Pearson/Vest 6-4 6-1
1R Greenwood/O'Hara vs Gilchrist/Teeguarden--double default
1R Liem/Kaligis d Cody/Hansen 7-6 6-3
1R Dalton/Durr d Chaboudy/Lane 6-3 6-1

QF Casals/King d Gunter/Hunt 4-6 6-0 6-1
QF Gourlay/Harris d Melville/Stove 0-6 6-4 6-1
QF Eisel/Ziegenfuss advance by default
QF Dalton/Durr d Kaligis/Liem 6-0 6-4

SF Casals/King d Gourlay/Harris 6-1 6-2
SF Dalton/Durr d Eisel/Ziegenfuss 7-6 6-3 6-1


FI Casals/ King d. Dalton/ Durr 6-3 6-2

A historic event-for by winning the final Billie Jean becomes the first woman ever to win more than $100,000 US in one year. The crowd gives her a 10 minute ovation as Billie Jean and Rosie pour champagne over each other in celebration. This was Virginia Slims last event of the year. Against all odds the circuit has been a smash success with Mrs. King it's leading lady. Pro women's tennis is here to stay.


Ends Oct 3 Redwood Bank International Open (Pacific Coast) , Berkely, Cal, US (HD)

SF Downs d Pam Austin 6-2 6-3
SF Louie d Lautir Tenney 3-6 7-5 5-2 retired

FI Marcie Louie d. Barbara Downs 7-5 6-3

DF Anderson/Downs d. Latham/Tenney default

No foreign entries-women a sideshow next to big men's event. Might have been totally amateur event with no prize money.

ends Oct 3 Siracusa, Siracusa, Italy. (CL)
QF Margareta Strandberg (Swd) d Lupo 6-2 6-4
QF Renata Tomanova (Cz) d Ann-Charlotte Dahlberg (Swd) 6-1 6-3
QF Margaret Tesch (Aus) d Simonova 6-4 7-5
QF Brenda Kirk (SA) d Scimone 6-0 6-0

SF Strandberg d Tomanova 6-0 6-3
SF Tesch d Kirk 6-3 6-2

FI Margaret Tesch (Aus) d. Margareta Strandberg (Swd) 6-2 6-2

ends Oct 4 Israel Invitation-Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
SF Pryde d Celeste Behrman (SA) 6-0 6-1
SF Kay d Salli Hudson-Beck (SA) 6-0 7-5

FI Marilyn Pryde (NZ) d. Gillian Kay 6-1 6-2

October 4, Eastern Suburbs Open, Coogee, NSW, Australia
FI: Lesley Turner Bowrey d. Pat Coleman 4-6 6-2 6-2

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Oct 10 Hong Kong Grass Courts, Hong Kong. (GR) Draw=8
SF Liem d J Fong 6-0 6-0
SF Fleming d Lany Kaligis (Indo) [2] 7-5 6-3

FI Lita Liem (Indo) [1] d. Cecelie Fleming (NZ) 6-3 6-1

DF Kaligis/Liem d. Fleming/Taylor 6-2 6-1
Md Liem/Widjojo d Greta Hu/Luu 7-5 6-3

Evonnne Goolagong flys in to play Judy Dalton in an exhibition. The event was played on the downtown cricket field, which was converted into grass tennis courts. Matches were televised every day. Liem's two topsin forehands (she's ambidextrous) overwhelm school teacher Fleming.

Oct 5-11 Israel International, Tel Aviv, Israel
QF Marilyn Pryde (NZ) d Gillian Kay 6-1 6-2
QF Salli Hudson-Beck (Rhod) d Roni Kodler 6-0 6-0
QF Tova Epstein d Celeste Behrman (SF) 6-4 6-4
QF Vicki Lancaster (Aus) d Esther Rosengarten 7-5 6-0

SF Pryde d Hudson-Beck 7-5 6-0
SF Lancaster d Epstein 6-4 6-1

FI Marilyn Pryde (NZ) d. Vicki Lancaster (Aus) 1-6 6-2 6-2

DF Beck/Lancaster d. Behrman/Pryde 6-1 6-3
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Oct 12-16 Dewar Cup Edinburgh Edinburgh, Scotland, UK (IN)
Draw=12

1R Jackie Fayter d Betty Stove (Neth) 6-3 6-1
1R Patti Hogan (US) d H. Kelly 6-1 6-1
1R Virginia Wade d Sue Minford (Ire) 6-2 7-6
1R Julie Heldman (US) d Nell Truman 6-1 6-3

QF Evonne Goolagong (Aus) d Corinne Molesworth 6-2 6-1
QF Fayter d Hogan 6-4 6-3
QF Wade d. Heldman 6-4 6-3
QF Francoise Durr (Fr) d Winnie Shaw 6-1 6-1

SF Goolagong d. Fayter 6-4 4-6 6-2
SF Durr d. Wade 6-2 7-5

FI Evonne Goolagong d. Francoise Durr 6-0 6-4

Doubles
SF Hogan/Truman d Durr/Wade 6-2 6-4
SF Goolagong/Heldman d Shaw/Stove 6-2 6-2

DF Goolagong/ Heldman d. Hogan/ Truman 6-3 6-0

ends Oct 17 Israel Invitation-Haifa, Haifa, Israel
SF Pryde d Celeste Behrman (SA) 6-3 6-2
SF Lancaster d Salli Hudson-Beck (Rhod) 6-4 3-6 6-2

FI Marilyn Pryde (NZ) d. Vicki Lancaster (Aus) 6-2 6-0

ends Oct 17 Philip Morris Invitational, Zaragoza, Spain (CL)
M. Guardez d. Monique Van haver 9Bel) 6-3 6-3
Guardez/Van haver d. Alexander/Murphy 6-4 6-1

October 17, Victorian Hard Court Championships, Melbourne, Australia
FI: Lorraine Coghlan Robinson d. Maureen McCalman Pratt 6-1 6-0

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Oct 19-23 Dewar Cup Billingham Billingham, England, UK (IN) Dr=18
1R Nell Truman d Sue Mappin 6-0 6-3
1R Jackie Fayter d G Lawson (SA) 6-0 6-1

2R Evonne Goolagong (Aus) d Susan Minford (Ire) 6-1 6-4
2R Betty Stove (Neth) d Lesely Charles 6-3 6-0
2R Julie Heldman (US) d N. Truman 7-5 6-2
2R Cathie Lorains d ????

2R Winnie Shaw d Fayter 6-0 6-1
2R Virginia Wade d Corinne Molesworth 7-6 6-3
2R Patti Hogan (US) d Wendy Slaughter 6-4 6-1
2R Francoise Durr (Fr) d Glynis Coles (GB) 6-2 6-0

QF Goolagong d. Stove 4-6 6-2 7-5
QF Heldman d Lourains 6-3 6-2
QF Wade d Shaw 6-4 6-4
QF Durr d Hogan 6-4 6-3

SF Heldman d. Goolagong 6-0 7-5
SF Wade d. Durr 7-6 6-3

FI Virginia Wade d. Julie Heldman 4-6 7-5 6-3

Doubles
SF Durr/Wade d Hogan/Truman 6-2 6-3
SF Goolagong/Heldman d Shaw/Stove 4-6 6-1 6-4

FI Durr/ Wade d. Goolagong/ Heldman 6-3 4-6 6-2

The court was built over an ice rink! The ice melted and seeped through the Uni-Turf and refroze, making the court a hazard. Julie Heldman fell four times on the slippery surface in beating Evoone in the semis.

Oct 18-24 Spanish International, Barcelona, Spain (CL)
3R Ana Maria Pinto-Bravo (Arg) d Carmen Coronado 4-6 6-3 6-3
3R Monique Van Haver (Bel) d Sue Alexander (Aus) 7-5 6-8 7-5
3R Helga Hoesl d Jennifer Hoad 6-0 6-1

QF Pinto-Bravo d Jean Drysdale (SA) 6-4 4-6 7-5
QF Michelle Gurdal (Bel) d Van Haver 10-8 3-6 7-5
QF Ana Maria Estellela d Dorothy Head (US) 6-1 6-1
QF Hoesl d Carmen Bustamante 6-0 6-0

FI Helga Hoesl (Ger) d. Maria Pinto-Bravo (Chile) 6-2 6-1

Doubles
SF Pinto-Bravo/Sieler d Estalella/Carmen Mandarino 6-2 2-6 6-1
SF Gisbert/Hoesl d Gurdal/Van Haver 6-4 7-5

FI Gisbert/Hoesl d. Pinto-Bravo/Sieler 6-4 6-2

*Could Dorothy Head be Dottie Head Knode?

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Oct 23-30 British Covered Courts/Embassy Indoor(Wembley); London UK. (IN) Drw: 16

Q1 Veronica Burton d Susan Minford (Ire) 6-4 6-3
Q1 Wendy Gilchrist (Aus) d Glynis Coles 6-3 6-3

1R Evonne Goolagong (Aus) d Burton 6-3 6-4
1R Winnie Shaw d Lindsay Beaven 6-4 6-2
1R Francoise Durr (Fr) d Corinne Molesworth 6-3 6-4
1R Betty Stove (Neth) d Jackie Fayter 7-5 6-3

1R Rosie Casals (US) d Julie Heldman (US) 6-1 6-2
1R Virginia Wade d Nell Truman 6-1 3-6 6-1
1R Patti Hogan (US) d Gilchrist 6-3 6-2
1R Billie Jean King (US) d Shirley Bloomer Brasher 6-4 6-1

QF Goolagong d Shaw 3-6 6-2 8-6
QF Durr d Stove 6-1 6-4
QF Casals d. Wade 5-7 6-3 6-2
QF King d Hogan 6-3 6-0

SF: Durr d. Goolagong 6-4 6-4
SF King d Casals 6-1 6-2

F: Billie Jean King d. Francoise Durr 6-1 5-7 7-5

third Place: Casals d Goolagong 6-3 6-0

DF: Durr/ Wade d. Goolagong/ Heldman 3-6 7-5 6-3

Billie Jean is dissapointed because she "wanted another crack at Evonne", but the Aussie's backhand breaks down vs. Durr. In the final Durr rebounds from 1-6 2-5 0-40 to she stormed back, even having a match point herself at 5-3 in the third. King "agression personified" pounces on Durr's weak serve-the air going out of Francoise after missing her match point. The venue was cavernous Wembley Stadium. Crowds were nonexistent except the last two days, even ever smiling Evonne Goolagong appeared unhappy. After her semi Evonne said she felt as though she was only practicing. Without her coach for the first time ever the young Aussie looks lost.

One person who certainly leaves happy is King. She takes home her 18th event of the yeat, 1,000 pounds, and 4,000 pounds bonus for finisging first in the Pepsi Grand Prix.

*According to WT ended Nov 1

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Nov 2-6 Dewar Cup Aberavon, Aberavon, Wales, UK (IN) draw : 16+

2R Evonne Goolagong (Aus) d Corinne Molesworth 6-3 6-2
2R Wendy Gilchrist (Aus) d Jackie Fayter 1-6 6-4 6-3
2R Julie Heldman (US) d Glynis Coles 6-3 6-1
2R Winnie Shaw d Penny Moor 6-2 6-0

2R Francoise Durr (Fr) d ???-bye?
2R Patti Hogan d Susan Minford (Ire) 6-4 3-6 6-1
2R Betty Stove (Neth) d Nell Truman 2-6 6-3 6-0
2R Virginia Wade d ???-bye?

QF Goolagong d Gilchrist 6-0 7-6
QF Heldman d Shaw 6-4 6-4
QF Durr d Hogan 6-2 6-0
QF Wade d Stove 6-0 6-3

SF Goolagong d. Heldman 7-6 6-4
SF Wade d. Durr 6-4 6-3

FI Virginia Wade d. Evonne Goolagong 7-6 6-3

Doubles
1R Minford/Molesworth d Gilcgrist/Moor 6-2 6-2

QF Hogan/Truman d Minford/Molesworth 6-3 6-1
QF Shaw/Stove d Coles/Fayter 6-2 6-4

SF Goolagong/Heldman d Hogan/Truman 6-0 6-4
SF Durr/Wade d Shaw/Stove 6-0 6-4

FI Durr/Wade d. Goolagong/ Heldman 7-5 6-4

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Nov 8-13 Dewar Cup Torquay, Torquay, UK (IN) Draw= 19+

2R Susan Minford (Ire) d Wendy Hall 6-2 6-2
2R Penny Moor d Nuala Dywer 0-6 6-3 7-5
2R Francoise Durr (Fr) d Jennie Helliar 7-6 6-0

3R Evonne Goolagong (Aus) d Sue Barker 6-0 6-1
3R Jackie Fayter d Minford 6-1 6-4
3R Julie Heldman (US) d Wendy Gilchrist (Aus) 4-6 6-4 6-2
3R Winnie Shaw d Corinne Molesworth 6-3 6-3

3R Moor d Patti Hogan (US) 6-1 6-3
3R Durr d Pam Teeguarden (US) 3-6 6-2 6-2
3R Betty Stove (Neth) d Nell Truman 6-4 1-6 6-1
3R Virgininia Wade d Annette Coe 6-0 7-5

QF Goolagong d Fayter 6-0 6-3
QF Heldman d Shaw 6-1 6-3
QF Durr d Moor 6-1 6-0
QF Wade d Stove 6-4 6-0

SF Goolagong d. Heldman 6-4 6-4
SF Durr d. Wade 1-6 6-4 6-3

FI Evonne Goolagong d. Francoise Durr 6-1 6-0


Doubles
SF Durr/Wade d Molesworth/N. Truman 6-4 6-1
SF Goolagong/Heldman d Shaw/Stove 6-1 4-6 6-1

FI Goolagong/Heldman d. Durr/ Wade 7-6 6-4

Mixed F: Stove/Jaime Fillol d Shaw/Woolbridge 6-1 4-6 6-2


Patti Hogan causes a rukus when she refuses to shake Penny Moor's hand after losing. Patti threw her raquet and argued throughout the match

The social highlight of the circuit is the Saturday night caberet put on by the players. The bad boy (Bob Hewitt) and bad girl (Patti Hogan) of the circuit get together to parody each other. Both are notorious for bad language and questioning calls. Patti plays "Hewitt" while Bob plays "Miss Hogan" and the whole crowd had a great laugh.
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Nov 18-20 Dewar Cup Finals; London UK, Draw: 8
Venue: Royal Albert Hall.

1R Evonne Goolagong (Aus) d Patti Hogan (US) 6-7 6-2 6-1
1R Julie Heldman (US) d Winnie Shaw 6-3 6-2
1R Francoise Durr (Fr) d Jackie Fayter 6-0 6-2
1R Virginia Wade d Betty Stove 7-5 6-3

SF Heldman d. Goolagong 6-0 0-6 6-1
SF Wade d. Durr 6-2 6-2

FI Virginia Wade d. Julie Heldman 6-1 6-3

Doubles
SF Goolaogng/Heldman d Shaw/Stove 6-2 6-4
SF Durr/Wade d Hogan/Truman 6-3 6-3

FI Goolagong/ Heldman d. Durr/ Wade 7-5 6-4

Evonne plays the Dewar Circuit without her coach. The odd semi score is misleading-all the games were close, Julie's spins and tactics ("miss Heldman was at her most Machiavellian") winning the day. Wade had a great circuit, completing a recovery from a broekn ankle suffered in America. Wade sweeps the field "in her most imperious manner". The final must have been especially delicious for Virginia, as Julie Heldman had written an article for the London Times the previous Sunday which dissected Wade's game and it's weaknesses. A fired up Wade slammed her shots with extra gusto.

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Nov 25-Dec 1 Argentine and South American Open;Buenos Aires ARG (CL)
Helga Masthoff d. Heidi Orth 6-4 7-5
Masthoff/Orth d. Giscafre/Pinto-Bravo 6-0 6-2

Nov 25-Dec 1 Chmps of Morocco, Casablanca, MOR (CL)
Wendy Gilchrist d. Michele Gurdal 6-2 7-5

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ends Dec 5 Chilean Nationals, Santiago, Chile (CL)
Ana Maria Pinto-Bravo d. Leyla Musalem 6-2 6-3
Musalem/Pinto-Bravo d. Ibarra/Ibarra 7-6 2-6 6-2

*Despite the name this was open to all nations. Pam Austin in semis.

ends Dec 5 Benson and Hedges Open, Christchurch. NZ (GR) Draw:16
QF Melville d. Dalton 6-1 6-1
SF Durr d. Casals 6-2 6-4, King d. Melville 6-2 6-4
F Francoise Durr d. Billie Jean King 6-3 6-0
DF Casals/King d. Dalton/Durr 6-3 9-8

*A shocking score as this is King's best surface!

December 5, Queensland Hard Court Championships, Gympie, Australia
FI: Barbara Hawcroft d. Marilyn Tesch 6-1 4-6 6-4

December 5, Metropolitan Hard Court Championships of Sydney, NSW, Australia
FI: Pat Coleman d. Gai Healey 6-1 6-1

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Dec 6-12 Auckland Chmps, Auckland, NZ (GR) Draw:16
QF Ziegenfuss d. Durr 6-4 6-2, Melville d. Dalton 6-4 3-6 6-1
SF Casals d. Ziegenfuss 6-2 6-4, Melville d. King 2-6 7-5 retired
F Kerry Melville d. Rosie Casals 6-4 6-0
DF Casals/King d. Dalton/Durr 7-6 4-6 7-5

The Aussie LTA tried to prevent Dalton, Melville, and Hunt from playing here because it conflicted with Queensland. The women had better prize money in New Zealand ($7,500 as against $300 in Queensland) and decided to ignore the threat of suspension. The LTA's petty revenge was to omit them from the national rankings and to seek to have all of New Zealand banned from IFT events. Needless to say none of the women went to the Aussie, and Kerry was thrilled after winning the whole event.

On court action saw Francoise Durr tank her second set in the quarters after losing a decision after she demanded the tournament referee come out. Though her opponent agreed Durr's ball was in the umpire refused to change the call. After being told the line call stood Durr lost the next point, and with it the set. She clapped her hands and said "Thank you" to the umpire and referee. Refusing comment after the match ("Don't ask me to say anything or I'll say rude things") she booked the first plane out. apparently Francoise HAD said some rude things "in French", because the umpire came off the court in tears.

More Durr drama took place when she got into it with Billie Jean King. King wanted an extra day of rest due to a strained knee. Durr told organizers no way. "There were several angry excahnges but eventually Biliie Jean acceded. The atmosphere on the court was a bit frigid, to say the least."

Dec 6-12 Queensland Chmps, Brisbane, AUS (GR)
FI Evonne Goolagong d. Helen Gourlay 6-2 7-6
FI Gourlay/Harris d. Goolagong/Young 5-7 7-5 6-4

Controversy ensued when it was revealed that Evoone was paid a $1,500 appearance fee by Queensland newspaers-5 times the amount of the total prize money for the entire field. It was her price (or more exactly, that of her manager Viv Edwards) for not going to Auckland as planned. Christchurch and Auckland had originally offered Viv $1,000 to secure Evonne. In the end she played Christchurch and returned for Queensland, neatly picking up loads of cash and avoiding the LTAA ban imposed on Melville and Dalton. Auusie newspapers blast the LTA for it's "veiled" threats to ban ban Evonne. One wonders if the papers defended the other Aussie gals who don'y have the star power of Goolagong or Court.

Speaking of Court, she will be absent as she prepares for the birth of her first child. The LTA doesn't realize that the amateur era is a thing of the past or that Court is pregnant, as she got 4 letters from the LTA telling her she must be back in Australia by October 1st or risk a ban. Court just ignored the letters. An LTAA official was quoted as saying "Margaret should have signed that form and come home by October 1 . Now she risks our telling the ILTF that we don't hold her in good standing."

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Dec 13-18, Orange Free State Chps; Bloemfontein RSA (HD)
Pat Walkden d. Brenfda Kirk 2-6 6-0 6-4

Dec 13-19 Wellington Chmps, Wellington,NZ
Jill Fraser d. Robyn Legge 6-2 6-0
Chan/Struthers d. Amer/Legge 7-5 2-6 8-6

Dec 13-19 Australian Hard Courts, Brisbane, AUS (CL)
Evonne Goolagong d. Mona Schallau (US) 6-1 6-1
Goolagong/Young d. Hawcroft/Turnbull 6-2 6-1
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Dec 20-25 Border Chmps, East London, RSA (HD) draw : 32+
Ilana Kloss d. Linda Tuero (US) 6-3 6-2
Kirk/Pretouris d. Mcmillan/Whitehouse 6-4 7-5

Dec Sydney AUS, Sydney Manly Seaside Chps;
Chris O'Neil unknown unknown

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On court action saw Francoise Durr tank her second set in the quarters after losing a decision after she demanded the tournament referee come out. Though her opponet agreed Durr's ball was in the umpire refused to change the call. After being told the line call stood Durr lost the next point, and with it the set. She clapped her hands and said "Thank you" to the umpire and referee. Refusing comment after the match ("Don't ask me to say anything or I'll say rude things") she booked the first plane out. apparently Francoise HAD said some rude things "in French", because the umpire came off the court in tears.

More Durr drama took place when she got into it with Billie Jean King. King wanted an extra day of rest due to a strained knee. Durr told organizers no way. "There were several angry excahnges but eventually Biliie Jean acceded. The atmosphere on the court was a bit frigid, to say the least."
Thanks for all the results Rollo. And don't you just love Frankie and her tantrums!
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Most definitely TV! What a personality she was with all her shots, not taking lesson until close to 20, the foot stomps, the accent. Long live the Durr!

..and of course the fact that she was often Virginia Wade's doubles partner
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