1961 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Doubles

Rafael Osuna and Dennis Ralston were the defending champions, but Osuna did not compete. Ralston competed with Chuck McKinley but lost in the quarterfinals to Roy Emerson and Neale Fraser.

Men's Doubles
1961 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionsAustralia Roy Emerson
Australia Neale Fraser
Runners-upAustralia Bob Hewitt
Australia Fred Stolle
Final score6–4, 6–8, 6–4, 6–8, 8–6
Details
Draw64 (5Q)
Seeds4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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Emerson and Fraser defeated Bob Hewitt and Fred Stolle in the final, 6–4, 6–8, 6–4, 6–8, 8–6 to win the Gentlemen' Doubles tennis title at the 1961 Wimbledon Championship.[1]

SeedsEdit

01.     Roy Emerson /   Neale Fraser (Champions)
02.     Rod Laver /   Bob Mark (Semifinals)
03.     Nicola Pietrangeli /   Orlando Sirola (First round)
04.     Luis Ayala /   Ramanathan Krishnan (Quarterfinals)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
2   Rod Laver
  Bob Mark
6 7 6
  Tony Pickard
  Mike Sangster
4 5 4
2   Rod Laver
  Bob Mark
6 8 3 4
  Bob Hewitt
  Fred Stolle
4 10 6 6
3   Luis Ayala
  Ramanathan Krishnan
6 1 1 8
  Bob Hewitt
  Fred Stolle
4 6 6 10
  Bob Hewitt
  Fred Stolle
4 8 4 8 6
1   Roy Emerson
  Neale Fraser
6 6 6 6 8
  Alan Mills
  Bobby Wilson
5 6 3 6 4
  Ken Fletcher
  John Newcombe
7 3 6 1 6
  Ken Fletcher
  John Newcombe
8 9 1
1   Roy Emerson
  Neale Fraser
10 11 6
  Chuck McKinley
  Dennis Ralston
6 4 5 2
1   Roy Emerson
  Neale Fraser
2 6 7 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
2   Rod Laver
  Bob Mark
6 6 6
  Boro Jovanović
  Ivan Plećević
2 2 4 2   R Laver
  R Mark
6 6 6
  Finn-Dag Jagge
  Thorvald Moe
7 8 6   F-D Jagge
  T Moe
1 1 3
Q   Trevor Adamson
  Charlie Applewhaite
5 6 2 2   R Laver
  R Mark
7 6 6
  Malcolm Fox
  Bobby Siska
6 1 1   N Gibson
  B Phillips-Moore
5 2 3
  Neil Gibson
  Barry Phillips-Moore
8 6 6   N Gibson
  B Phillips-Moore
3 6 12 10
  Alberto Arilla
  Manuel Santana
2 3 9 7 6   A Arilla
  M Santana
6 3 10 8
  Franz Hainka
  Ladislav Legenstein
6 6 7 5 2 2   R Laver
  R Mark
6 7 6
  John Barrett
  Michael Hann
7 7 3 6 3   A Pickard
  M Sangster
4 5 4
  Ingo Buding
  Dieter Ecklebe
5 9 6 3 6   I Buding
  D Ecklebe
2 17 4 4
  Premjit Lall
  Jaidip Mukerjea
  P Lall
  J Mukerjea
6 15 6 6
  Jan-Erik Lundqvist
  Ulf Schmidt
w/o   P Lall
  J Mukerjea
4 7 5
  Tony Pickard
  Mike Sangster
4 6 8 6   A Pickard
  M Sangster
6 9 7
  Isaías Pimentel
  Patricio Rodríguez
6 1 6 0   A Pickard
  M Sangster
6 6 3 4 6
  Giuseppe Merlo
  Sergio Tacchini
3 7 12 2   E Morea
  E Soriano
2 3 6 6 3
  Enrique Morea
  Eduardo Soriano
6 5 14 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3   Luis Ayala
  Ramanathan Krishnan
6 6 6
  Ronnie Holmberg
  Budge Patty
2 3 4 3   L Ayala
  R Krishnan
6 6 6
  William Alvarez
  José Edison Mandarino
8 1 2 4   R Hernando
  W Knight
2 2 2
  Rudy Hernando
  Billy Knight
6 6 6 6 3   L Ayala
  R Krishnan
6 6 8 6
  Geoffrey Paish
  Warren Woodcock
2 6 3 2   F Froehling
  M Riessen
8 3 6 1
  Pierre Darmon
  Gerard Pilet
6 3 6 6   P Darmon
  G Pilet
9 6 10 6
  Frank Froehling
  Marty Riessen
6 6 6   F Froehling
  M Riessen
11 4 12 8
  Julian Coni
  Mark Otway
0 3 2 3   L Ayala
  R Krishnan
6 1 1 8
  Jean Borotra
  Rod Mandelstam
4 0 2   R Hewitt
  F Stolle
4 6 6 10
  Chris Crawford
  Jon Douglas
6 6 6   C Crawford
  J Douglas
6 10 12 6
  Jacques Brichant
  Philippe Washer
8 6 6   J Brichant
  P Washer
4 12 10 4
  Ian Crookenden
  Lew Gerrard
6 2 3   C Crawford
  J Douglas
1 7 4
  Kingman Lambert
  Narenda Nath
6 6 12   R Hewitt
  F Stolle
6 9 6
  James Buckley
  Peter Jackson
2 0 10   K Lambert
  N Nath
12 2 4
  Bob Hewitt
  Fred Stolle
9 6 10   R Hewitt
  F Stolle
14 6 6
Q   Gerry Oakley
  Humphrey Truman
7 2 8

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Toomas Leius
  Sergei Likhachev
5 6 6 6
  Whitney Reed
  Jørgen Ulrich
7 4 4 4   T Leius
  S Likhachev
9 6 11
  Daniel Contet
  Jacques Renavand
4 6 3 4   W Bungert
  C Kuhnke
7 4 9
  Wilhelm Bungert
  Christian Kuhnke
6 1 6 6   T Leius
  S Likhachev
6 4 4 2
  Wiesław Gąsiorek
  Władysław Skonecki
6 3 1 2   A Mills
  R Wilson
2 6 6 6
  Alan Mills
  Bobby Wilson
4 6 6 6   A Mills
  R Wilson
6 6 6
  Ingemar Ingvarsson
  Staffan Stockenberg
1 1 1   Akhtar Ali
  Naresh Kumar
3 3 2
  Akhtar Ali
  Naresh Kumar
6 6 6   A Mills
  R Wilson
5 6 3 6 4
  Ronnie Barnes
  Carlos Fernandes
10 12 6   K Fletcher
  J Newcombe
7 3 6 1 6
Q   Harald Elschenbroich
  Alan Lane
8 10 3   R Barnes
  C Fernandes
6 7 5 0 6
  Mario Llamas
  Esteban Reyes Jr.
4 1 7   I Gulyás
  J Javorský
3 5 7 6 1
  István Gulyás
  Jiří Javorský
6 6 9   R Barnes
  C Fernandes
2 6 5
Q   Geoff Ward
  Ivor Warwick
3 6 3 1   K Fletcher
  J Newcombe
6 8 7
  Ken Fletcher
  John Newcombe
6 3 6 6   K Fletcher
  J Newcombe
6 1 9 6 6
  Will Coghlan
  Bob Howe
6 1 9 6   W Coghlan
  R Howe
3 6 7 8 1
3   Nicola Pietrangeli
  Orlando Sirola
4 6 7 3

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Warren Jacques
  Antonio Palafox
4 6 6
  Ernesto Aguirre
  Patricio Apey
6 8 8   E Aguirre
  P Apey
5 5 3
  Robert Bédard
  François Godbout
6 3 8 6 11   R Bédard
  F Godbout
7 7 6
  Donald Dell
  Crawford Henry
3 6 6 8 9   R Bédard
  F Godbout
3 2 3
  Bill Bond
  Al Driscole
3 4 6 6 8   C McKinley
  D Ralston
6 6 6
  Barry Geraghty
  Roger Taylor
6 6 4 3 6   W Bond
  A Driscole
9 1 7 2 2
  Bertie Gaertner
  Julian Mayers
3 8 4   C McKinley
  D Ralston
7 6 5 6 6
  Chuck McKinley
  Dennis Ralston
6 10 6   C McKinley
  D Ralston
6 4 5 2
  Jean-Claude Barclay
  François Jauffret
4 7 8 2 6 1   R Emerson
  N Fraser
2 6 7 6
  Frew McMillan
  Francis Rawstorne
6 5 6 6 3   J-C Barclay
  F Jauffret
3 7 6 6
  Martin Mulligan
  Wolfgang Stuck
4 6 8 9   M Mulligan
  W Stuck
6 5 2 4
  Adrian Bey
  Robin Sanders
6 1 6 7   J-C Barclay
  F Jauffret
2 4 6 2
Q   Peter Moys
  John Ward
2 3 4 1   R Emerson
  N Fraser
6 6 4 6
  Gardnar Mulloy
  Abe Segal
6 6 6   G Mulloy
  A Segal
3 1 3
  Pieter van Eijsden
  Willem Maris
1 4 3 1   R Emerson
  N Fraser
6 6 6
1   Roy Emerson
  Neale Fraser
6 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.

External linksEdit

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