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Kazuko Sawamatsu (Japanese: 沢松和子, born 5 January 1951) is a retired Japanese professional tennis player. Along with Ann Kiyomura, she is the first person of Asian descent to win a Grand Slam title, as well as being the first Asian national to do so. She competed in a number of major LTA tournaments in the 1970s on the world circuit. At the 1975 Australian Open, she reached the quarter finals, as well as reaching the quarterfinals of the French Open
French Open
and U.S. Open the same year. She also reached the semi-finals of the Australian Open
Australian Open
in 1973, and won the 1975 Wimbledon ladies doubles title with partner Ann Kiyomura. In November 1975 she won the singles title at the Japan
Japan
Open Tennis Championships, defeating Kiyomura in the final in three sets and together they won the doubles title.[1] Sawamatsu is the sister of tennis player Junko Sawamatsu and the aunt of Naoko Sawamatsu.

Contents

1 Grand Slam finals

1.1 Doubles (1 title)

2 References 3 External links

Grand Slam finals[edit] Doubles (1 title)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score

Winner 1975 Wimbledon Grass Ann Kiyomura Françoise Dürr Betty Stöve 7–5, 1–6, 7–5

References[edit]

^ John Barrett, ed. (1976). World of Tennis '76 : a BP and Commercial Union yearbook. London: Queen Anne Press. pp. 111,112. ISBN 9780362002768. OCLC 650229036. 

External links[edit]

Kazuko Sawamatsu-Yoshida at the Women's Tennis Association Kazuko Sawamatsu at the Fed Cup
Fed Cup

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French Open
French Open
girls' singles champions

Pre Open Era

1953 Christine Brunon 1954 Beatrice de Chambure 1955 Maria-Teresa Reidl 1956 Eliane Launay 1957 Ilse Buding 1958 Francesca Gordigani 1959 Joan Cross 1960 Françoise Dürr 1961 Robyn Ebbern 1962 Kaye Dening 1963 Monique Salfati 1964 Nicole Seghers 1965 Esme Emanuel 1966 Odile de Roubin 1967 Corinne Molesworth

Open Era

1968 Lesley Hunt 1969 Kazuko Sawamatsu 1970 Veronica Burton 1971 Elena Granatourova 1972 Renáta Tomanová 1973 Mima Jaušovec 1974 Mariana Simionescu 1975 Regina Maršíková 1976 Michelle Tyler 1977 Anne Smith 1978 Hana Mandlíková 1979 Lena Sandin 1980 Kathleen Horvath 1981 Bonnie Gadusek 1982 Manuela Maleeva 1983 Pascale Paradis 1984 Gabriela Sabatini 1985 Laura Garrone 1986 Patricia Tarabini 1987 Natalia Zvereva 1988 Julie Halard 1989 Jennifer Capriati 1990 Magdalena Maleeva 1991 Anna Smashnova 1992 Rossana de los Ríos 1993 Martina Hingis 1994 Martina Hingis 1995 Amélie Cocheteux 1996 Amélie Mauresmo 1997 Justine Henin 1998 Nadia Petrova 1999 Lourdes Domínguez 2000 Virginie Razzano 2001 Kaia Kanepi 2002 Angelique Widjaja 2003 Anna-Lena Grönefeld 2004 Sesil Karatantcheva 2005 Ágnes Szávay 2006 Agnieszka Radwańska 2007 Alizé Cornet 2008 Simona Halep 2009 Kristina Mladenovic 2010 Elina Svitolina 2011 Ons Jabeur 2012 Annika Beck 2013 Belinda Bencic 2014 Daria Kasatkina 2015 Paula Badosa Gibert 2016 Rebeka Masarova 2017 Whitney Osuigwe

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Wimbledon (Open Era) girls' singles champions

1968 Kristy Pigeon 1969 Kazuko Sawamatsu 1970 Sharon Walsh 1971 Marina Kroschina 1972 Ilana Kloss 1973 Ann Kiyomura 1974 Mima Jaušovec 1975 Natasha Chmyreva 1976 Natasha Chmyreva 1977 Lea Antonoplis 1978 Tracy Austin 1979 Mary-Lou Piatek 1980 Debbie Freeman 1981 Zina Garrison 1982 Catherine Tanvier 1983 Pascale Paradis 1984 Annabel Croft 1985 Andrea Holíková 1986 Natasha Zvereva 1987 Natasha Zvereva 1988 Brenda Schultz 1989 Andrea Strnadová 1990 Andrea Strnadová 1991 Barbara Rittner 1992 Chanda Rubin 1993 Nancy Feber 1994 Martina Hingis 1995 Aleksandra Olsza 1996 Amélie Mauresmo 1997 Cara Black 1998 Katarina Srebotnik 1999 Iroda Tulyaganova 2000 María Emilia Salerni 2001 Angelique Widjaja 2002 Vera Dushevina 2003 Kirsten Flipkens 2004 Kateryna Bondarenko 2005 Agnieszka Radwańska 2006 Caroline Wozniacki 2007 Urszula Radwańska 2008 Laura Robson 2009 Noppawan Lertcheewakarn 2010 Kristýna Plíšková 2011 Ashleigh Barty 2012 Eugenie Bouchard 2013 Belinda Bencic 2014 Jeļena Ostapenko 2015 Sofya Zhuk 2016 Anastasia Potapova 2017 Claire Liu

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Wimbledon (Open Era) ladies' doubles champions

(1968) Rosemary Casals / Billie Jean King (1969) Margaret Court
Margaret Court
/ Judy Tegart Dalton (1970) Rosemary Casals / Billie Jean King (1971) Rosemary Casals / Billie Jean King (1972) Billie Jean King
Billie Jean King
/ Betty Stöve (1973) Rosemary Casals / Billie Jean King (1974) Evonne Goolagong
Evonne Goolagong
Cawley / Peggy Michel (1975) Ann Kiyomura / Kazuko Sawamatsu (1976) Chris Evert
Chris Evert
/ Martina Navratilova (1977) Helen Gourlay Cawley / JoAnne Russell (1978) Kerry Melville Reid / Wendy Turnbull (1979) Billie Jean King
Billie Jean King
/ Martina Navratilova (1980) Kathy Jordan / Anne Smith (1981) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Pam Shriver (1982) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Pam Shriver (1983) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Pam Shriver (1984) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Pam Shriver (1985) Kathy Jordan / Elizabeth Sayers Smylie (1986) Martina Navratilova
Martina Navratilova
/ Pam Shriver (1987) Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
Claudia Kohde-Kilsch
/ Helena Suková (1988) Steffi Graf
Steffi Graf
/ Gabriela Sabatini (1989) Jana Novotná
Jana Novotná
/ Helena Suková (1990) Jana Novotná
Jana Novotná
/ Helena Suková (1991) Larisa Savchenko Neiland / Natalia Zvereva (1992) Gigi Fernández
Gigi Fernández
/ Natalia Zvereva (1993) Gigi Fernández
Gigi Fernández
/ Natalia Zvereva (1994) Gigi Fernández
Gigi Fernández
/ Natalia Zvereva (1995) Jana Novotná
Jana Novotná
/ Arantxa Sánchez Vicario (1996) Martina Hingis
Martina Hingis
/ Helena Suková (1997) Gigi Fernández
Gigi Fernández
/ Natasha Zvereva (1998) Martina Hingis
Martina Hingis
/ Jana Novotná (1999) Lindsay Davenport
Lindsay Davenport
/ Corina Morariu (2000) Serena Williams
Serena Williams
/ Venus Williams (2001) Lisa Raymond
Lisa Raymond
/ Rennae Stubbs (2002) Serena Williams
Serena Williams
/ Venus Williams (2003) Kim Clijsters
Kim Clijsters
/ Ai Sugiyama (2004) Cara Black
Cara Black
/ Rennae Stubbs (2005) Cara Black
Cara Black
/ Liezel Huber (2006) Yan Zi / Zheng Jie (2007) Cara Black
Cara Black
/ Liezel Huber (2008) Serena Williams
Serena Williams
/ Venus Williams (2009) Serena Williams
Serena Williams
/ Venus Williams (2010) Vania King
Vania King
/ Yaroslava Shvedova (2011) Květa Peschke
Květa Peschke
/ Katarina Srebotnik (2012) Serena Williams
Serena Williams
/ Venus Williams (2013) Hsieh Su-wei
Hsieh Su-wei
/ Peng Shuai (2014) Sara Errani
Sara Errani
/ Roberta Vinci (2015) Martina Hingis
Martina Hingis
/ Sania Mirza (2016) Serena Williams
Serena Williams
/ Venus Williams (2017) Ekaterina Makarova
Ekaterina Makarova
/ Elena Vesnina

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