1966 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1966 U.S. National Championships
Champion Brazil Maria Bueno[1]
Runner-up United States Nancy Richey[1]
Final score 6–3, 6–1
Details
Seeds 8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1965 · U.S. National Championships · 1967 →

Second-seeded Maria Bueno defeated Nancy Richey 6–3, 6–1 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1966 U.S. National Championships.[2]

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. Maria Bueno is the champion; others show in brackets the round in which they were eliminated.[2]

  1. United States Billie Jean King (Second round)
  2. Brazil Maria Bueno (Champion)
  3. United States Nancy Richey (Finalist)
  4. France Françoise Dürr (Quarterfinalist)
  5. United States Rosemary Casals (Semifinalist)
  6. Argentina Norma Baylon (Quarterfinalist)
  7. United Kingdom Virginia Wade (Quarterfinalist)
  8. United States Donna Fales (First round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                             
2 Brazil Maria Bueno 6 6
6 Argentina Norma Baylon 0 1
2 Brazil Maria Bueno 6 10 6
5 United States Rosemary Casals 2 12 3
5 United States Rosemary Casals 6 6
4 France Françoise Dürr 4 4
2 Brazil Maria Bueno 6 6
3 United States Nancy Richey 3 1
3 United States Nancy Richey 6 6
7 United Kingdom Virginia Wade 3 1
3 United States Nancy Richey 6 6
Australia Kerry Melville 3 2
Australia Madonna Schacht 1 2
Australia Kerry Melville 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 472. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ a b The Official United States Lawn Tennis Association Yearbook and Tennis Guide 1967. New York: H.O. Zimman, Inc. 1967. p. 31.