1970 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Doubles

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Women's Doubles
1970 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionsUnited States Rosie Casals
United States Billie Jean King
Runners-upFrance Françoise Dürr
United Kingdom Virginia Wade
Final score6–2, 6–3
Details
Draw48 (4Q)
Seeds4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1969 · Wimbledon Championships · 1971 →

Margaret Court and Judy Dalton were the defending champions, but lost in the quarterfinals to Helen Gourlay and Pat Walkden.

Rosie Casals and Billie Jean King defeated Françoise Dürr and Virginia Wade in the final, 6–2, 6–3 to win the Ladies' Doubles tennis title at the 1970 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Seeds[edit]

01.   Australia Margaret Court / Australia Judy Dalton (Semifinals)
02.   United States Rosie Casals / United States Billie Jean King (Champions)
03.   Australia Karen Krantzcke / Australia Kerry Melville (Semifinals)
04.   France Françoise Dürr / United Kingdom Virginia Wade (Finals)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1 Australia Margaret Court
Australia Judy Dalton
Australia Helen Gourlay
Rhodesia Pat Walkden
w/o
1 Australia Margaret Court
Australia Judy Dalton
4 6 3
4 France Françoise Dürr
United Kingdom Virginia Wade
6 0 6
4 France Françoise Dürr
United Kingdom Virginia Wade
6 2 6
United Kingdom Winnie Shaw
United Kingdom Nell Truman
2 6 1
4 France Françoise Dürr
United Kingdom Virginia Wade
2 3
2 United States Rosie Casals
United States Billie Jean King
6 6
France Gail Chanfreau
Australia Lesley Hunt
8 4
3 Australia Karen Krantzcke
Australia Kerry Melville
10 6
3 Australia Karen Krantzcke
Australia Kerry Melville
2 6
2 United States Rosie Casals
United States Billie Jean King
6 8
Japan Junko Sawamatsu
Japan Kazuko Sawamatsu
0 4
2 United States Rosie Casals
United States Billie Jean King
6 6

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 Australia M Court
Australia J Dalton
6 6
Austria S Pachta
Italy L Pericoli
0 1
1 Australia M Court
Australia J Dalton
6 5 6
South Africa A du Plooy
United Kingdom J Williams
0 7 3
South Africa B Kirk
South Africa W Tomlinson
0 1
South Africa A du Plooy
United Kingdom J Williams
6 6
1 Australia M Court
Australia J Dalton
Australia H Gourlay
Rhodesia P Walkden
w/o
Netherlands B Stöve
Netherlands G Walhof
6 7
Australia A Crooke
France C Spinoza
1 5
Netherlands B Stöve
Netherlands G Walhof
2 10
Australia H Gourlay
Rhodesia P Walkden
6 12
Chile M Rodríguez
France É Terras
0 3
Australia H Gourlay
Rhodesia P Walkden
6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 France F Dürr
United Kingdom V Wade
2 6 6
Australia K Harris
Australia F Moore
6 2 4 4 France F Dürr
United Kingdom V Wade
6 6
Italy M Giorgi
Italy M Nasuelli
6 6 11 Italy M Giorgi
Italy M Nasuelli
0 1
Czechoslovakia M Neumannová
Canada J O'Hara
1 8 9 4 France F Dürr
United Kingdom V Wade
6 6
United Kingdom J Cooper
United Kingdom C Molesworth
1 6 4 Sweden I Bentzer
Sweden C Sandberg
2 3
Sweden I Bentzer
Sweden C Sandberg
6 4 6 Sweden I Bentzer
Sweden C Sandberg
7 6
United Kingdom A Cowie
United Kingdom S Holdsworth
6 6 United Kingdom A Cowie
United Kingdom S Holdsworth
5 3
South Africa M Brummer
South Africa L Rossouw
1 4 4 France F Dürr
United Kingdom V Wade
6 2 6
Australia P Edwards
Australia E Goolagong
6 6 United Kingdom W Shaw
United Kingdom E Truman
2 6 1
Q Australia S Alexander
Australia S Walsham
4 3 Australia P Edwards
Australia E Goolagong
6 6
Australia H Amos
Netherlands J Salomé
6 3 4 New Zealand R Hunt
New Zealand M Pryde
4 2
New Zealand R Hunt
New Zealand M Pryde
3 6 6 Australia P Edwards
Australia E Goolagong
6 6 1
Netherlands A Bakker
Netherlands M Schaar
3 0 United Kingdom W Shaw
United Kingdom E Truman
1 8 6
United Kingdom W Shaw
United Kingdom E Truman
6 6 United Kingdom W Shaw
United Kingdom E Truman
7 6
West Germany H Niessen
West Germany H Orth
4 6 9 West Germany Helga Niessen
West Germany H Orth
5 1
United States D Carter
United States P Teeguarden
6 4 7

Bottom half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United Kingdom M Greenwood
Brazil S Petersen
2 4
France G Chanfreau
Australia L Hunt
6 6 France G Chanfreau
Australia L Hunt
6 2 6
United States J Bartkowicz
United States V Ziegenfuss
6 9 United States J Bartkowicz
United States V Ziegenfuss
2 6 1
United Kingdom E Ernest
United Kingdom J Townsend
4 7 France G Chanfreau
Australia L Hunt
6 7 6
Q United Kingdom W Hall
Australia B Walsh
1 6 United States P Hogan
United States M Michel
3 9 1
United States P Hogan
United States M Michel
6 8 United States P Hogan
United States M Michel
6 6
United States G Hansen
United States S Walsh
3 6 6 United States G Hansen
United States S Walsh
3 1
United States S Johnson
United States W Overton
6 4 3 France G Chanfreau
Australia L Hunt
8 4
United States M-A Curtis
United States J Heldman
6 6 3 Australia K Krantzcke
Australia K Melville
10 6
South Africa J Drysdale
South Africa H Segal
0 1 United States M-A Curtis
United States J Heldman
6 6
Argentina AM Arias
Uruguay F Bonicelli
9 6 Argentina AM Arias
Uruguay F Bonicelli
1 1
Q Australia A Avis
Australia F Luff
7 3 United States M-A Curtis
United States J Heldman
2 2
South Africa E Emanuel
United States C Martinez
4 6 3 Australia K Krantzcke
Australia K Melville
6 6
United States K Harter
United States K Pigeon
6 8 United States K Harter
United States K Pigeon
1 4
Czechoslovakia A Palmeová
Czechoslovakia V Vopičková
0 1 3 Australia K Krantzcke
Australia K Melville
6 6
3 Australia K Krantzcke
Australia K Melville
6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Final
Spain AM Estalella
Spain C Mandarino
6 6
Q Australia H Kayser
Australia H Sheedy
4 1
Spain AM Estalella
Spain C Mandarino
2 6 6
Japan J Sawamatsu
Japan K Sawamatsu
6 3 8
United Kingdom R Bentley
United Kingdom R Lloyd
4 6 1
Japan J Sawamatsu
Japan K Sawamatsu
6 1 6
Japan J Sawamatsu
Japan K Sawamatsu
0 4
2 United States R Casals
United States BJ King
6 6
United Kingdom L Beaven
United Kingdom S Brasher
6 6 3
Soviet Union E Isopaitis
Soviet Union O Morozova
8 3 6
Soviet Union E Isopaitis
Soviet Union O Morozova
2 4
2 United States R Casals
United States BJ King
6 6
Indonesia L Kaligis
Indonesia L Liem
4 1
2 United States R Casals
United States BJ King
6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ 100 Years of Wimbledon by Lance Tingay, Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.

External links[edit]

  • [1] Source for the draw at Wimbledon.com