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Re: 1973 results

January 23-27 British Motor Cars of Los Angeles, Los Angeles California, US (Indoors on Sportface)
Venue: The Forum

Prize money= $25,000
Part of the Virginia Slims circuit.

Qualifying (38 players participated in qualies)

Q1 Betty Ann Hansen d Brenda Kirk 7-6 6-3
Q1 Wendy Appleby d Pat McCabe 6-1 6-2
Q1 Kathy Harter d Margot Tiff default
Q1 Sue Vinton d Madeleine Pegel 6-3 5-7 6-2
Q1 Julie Anthony d Joy Schwikert 6-1 6-2
Q1 Margie Cooper d Sharon Banzhaf 6-0 6-3
Q1 Mimi Arnold Wheeler d Shari Barman default
Q1 Mona Schallau d Bonnie Logan 6-2 6-3

Q1 Kristien Kemmer d Jane Little 6-1 6-0
Q1 Pat Cody d Tam O'Shaughnessy 6-1 4-6 6-4
Q1 Kathy Kuykendall d Marilyn Greenwood Lieberman 6-1 6-2
Q1 Pam Austin d Sylvia Hooks 6-1 6-1
Q1 Farel Footman d Sue Ince 6-1 6-1
Q1 Jill Schwikert d Cynthia Sieler Doerner 6-7 6-4 6-1
Q1 Robin Kahn d Ann Koger ????
Q1 Kerry Harris d Vickie Berner ????

Q2 Hansen d Appleby 6-3 6-2
Q2 Vinton d Harter 6-2 2-6 6-4
Q2 Anthony d Cooper 6-1 6-2
Q2 Schallau d Wheeler 6-2 6-2
Q2 Kemmer d Cody 6-4 6-2
Q2 Kuykendall d P Austin 6-0 6-1
Q2 Jill Schwikert d Footman 6-1 7-5
Q2 Harris d Kahn 6-4 6-1

Prelims

P1 Kathy Blake d Jill Schwikert 6-3 7-5
P1 Laura Rossouw d Vinton 6-4 6-2
P1 Kuykendall d Paish 6-4 6-2
P1 Harris d Laura DuPont 6-2 3-6 6-3
P1 Kemmer d Janet Newberry 6-2 7-6
P1 Hansen d Footman 6-3 6-1
P1 Barbara Downs d Schallau 6-4 6-4
P1 Tory Fretz d Anthony 6-4 7-5

P2 Rossouw d Blake 2-6 6-3 6-2
P2 Kuykendall d Harris 6-1 7-6
P2 Hansen d Kemmer 6-1 7-6
P2 Fretz d Downs 6-4 6-1

Main Draw =16

1R: Margaret Court (Aus) [1] d Tory Fretz [Q] 6-4 6-4
1R: Karen Krantzcke (Aus) d Marcie Louie 6-4 6-1
1R: Betty Stove (Neth) d Laura Rossouw [Q] 6-3 6-3
1R: Kerry Melville (Aus) [4] d Wendy Overton 6-3 6-3

1R: Nancy Richey Gunter [3] d Kathy Kuykendall [Q] 6-3 6-3
1R: Francoise Durr (Frn) d. Julie Heldman 7-5 6-2
1R: Val Ziegenfuss d Lesley Hunt (Aus) 6-3 7-6
1R: Rosie Casals [2] d Betty Ann Hansen [Q] 6-2 6-2

QF: Court [1] d. Krantzcke 6-1 7-5
QF: Stove d. Melville [4] 3-6 6-4 7-5
QF: Gunter [3] d. Durr 6-0 6-4
QF: Casals [2] d. Ziegenfuss 6-2 6-1

SF: Court [1] d. Stove 6-3 6-1
SF: Gunter [3] d. Casals [2] 6-2 0-6 6-3

FI: Margaret Court (Aus) [1] d. Nancy Gunter [3] 7-5 6-7 (1-5) 7-5

3rd Place: Stove d Casals 6-4 1-6 6-3

Doubles (Draw=8)

1R: Court/Hunt [1] d Hansen/Rossouw 6-2 6-3
1R: Durr/Stove d Fretz/Kuykendall 7-6 6-2
1R: Gunter/Krantzcke d Harris/Melville 3-6 6-2 7-6
1R: Casals/Heldman [2] d Overton/Ziegenfuss 6-2 4-6 6-2

SF: Court/Hunt [1] d Durr/Stove 6-3 6-2
SF: Casals/Heldman [2] d Gunter/Krantzcke 6-2 6-2

FI: Rosie Casals/Julie Heldman [2] d. Margaret Court/Lesley Hunt [1] default (Court injures calf)

Court wins a corker of a final vs Richey before 2,693. From 15-40 down at 5-5 she swept 11 straight points shooting out to lead. At 4-2 up in the second Court injured her calf. Richey took full advantage in winning the tiebreak. During the last set Margart got to the net at every chance., breaking at 5-5 and holding serve to end the two hour match. Both women got a standing ovation.

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ends January 28 German Indoor (Covered Courts) Chmpionships, Bremen, Germany (Indoors)

Singles (Draw= 16)

1R: Heide Schilknecht Orth d Erika Schaar 6-0 6-4
1R: Edith Winkens d Kirsten Anden 7-5 6-4
1R: Lindsay Beaven d Almut Gfroerer 6-7 6-2 6-4
1R: Mimi Wikstedt d S Korpas 6-0 6-4

1R: Helen Amos d Jackie Fayter 0-6 6-3 6-4
1R: H Stoltenberg d Elleen Grinvole 5-7 6-4 6-2
1R: B Wuestl d Heide Eisterlehner 6-0 3-6 7-6
1R: Ingrid Lofdahl Bentzer d Lutteken 6-0 6-1

QF: Orth d Winkends 6-1 6-1
QF: Wikstedt d Beaven 6-2 5-7 6-1
QF: Amos d Stoltenberg 6-1 6-2
QF: Bentzer d Wuestl 6-1 6-1

SF: Orth d Wikstedt 6-3 0-6 6-3
SF: Bentzer d Amos 6-2 6-2

FI: Ingrid Bentzer d Heide Orth 6-2 1-6 6-3

DF: Ingrid Bentzer/Heide Orth d. Lindsay Beaven/Jackie Fayter 6-4 6-0

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ends February 1 New Zealand Hardcourts, Whangerei, New Zealand (Clay)

SF: Dianne Fromholtz d Marilyn Tesch 6-3 6-2
SF: Marilyn Pryde d Pat Bostrom (US) 6-2 1-6 6-2

FI: Dianne Fromholtz (Aus) d. Marilyn Pryde 7-6 7-6

DF: Crozier/O'Neil d. Pat Bostrom US)/Gordon 6-3 6-1

This is Dianne's breakout year. By the end of 1973 she will have won at least 10 events, most of them minor events.

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