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[Reuters] Open-List of former women's champions.

Rusty Backhand
01-14-2005, 06:01 AM
MELBOURNE, Jan 14 (Reuters) - List of Australian Open women's singles champions since the event began in 1922 (Australian unless stated): 1922 Margaret Molesworth beat Esna Boyd 6-3 10-8 1923 Margaret Molesworth beat Esna Boyd 6-1 7-5 1924 Sylvia Lance beat Esna Boyd 6-3 3-6 6-4 1925 Daphne Akhurst beat Esna Boyd 1-6 8-6 6-4 1926 Daphne Akhurst beat Esna Boyd 6-1 6-3 1927 Esna Boyd beat Sylvia Harper 5-7 6-1 6-2 1928 Daphne Akhurst beat Esna Boyd 7-5 6-2 1929 Daphne Akhurst beat Louise Bickerton 6-1 5-7 6-2 1930 Daphne Akhurst beat Sylvia Harper 10-8 2-6 7-5 1931 Coral Buttsworth beat Margorie Crawford 1-6 6-3 6-4 1932 Coral Buttsworth beat Katherine Le Messurier 9-7 6-4 1933 Joan Hartigan beat Coral Buttsworth 6-4 6-3 1934 Joan Hartigan beat Margaret Molesworth 6-1 6-4 1935 Dorothy Round (Britain) beat Nancye Wynne Bolton 1-6 6-1 6-3 1936 Joan Hartigan beat Nancye Wynne Bolton 6-4 6-4 1937 Nancye Wynne Bolton beat Emily Westacott 6-3 5-7 6-4 1938 Dorothy Bundy (U.S.) beat Dorothy Stevenson 6-3 6-2 1939 Emily Westacott beat Nell Hopman 6-1 6-2 1940 Nancye Wynne Bolton beat Thelma Coyne 5-7 6-4 6-0 1941-45 No competition 1946 Nancye Wynne Bolton beat Joyce Fitch 6-4 6-4 1947 Nancye Wynne Bolton beat Nell Hopman 6-3 6-2 1948 Nancye Wynne Bolton beat Marie Toomey 6-3 6-1 1949 Doris Hart (U.S.) beat Nancye Wynne Bolton 6-3 6-4 1950 Louise Brough (U.S.) beat Doris Hart (U.S.) 6-4 3-6 6-4 1951 Nancye Wynne Bolton beat Thelma Long 6-1 7-5 1952 Thelma Long beat H.

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