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1962 Australian Championships – Men's Singles

First-seeded Rod Laver defeated Roy Emerson 8–6, 0–6, 6–4, 6–4 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1962 Australian Championships.

Men's Singles
1962 Australian Championships
ChampionAustralia Rod Laver
Runner-upAustralia Roy Emerson
Final score8–6, 0–6, 6–4, 6–4
Details
Draw48
Seeds15
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1961 · Australian Championships · 1963 →

SeedsEdit

The seeded players are listed below. Rod Laver is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1.   Rod Laver (Champion)
  2.   Roy Emerson (Finalist)
  3.   Neale Fraser (Semifinalist)
  4.   Bob Hewitt (Semifinalist)
  5.   Fred Stolle (Quarterfinalist)
  6.   Ken Fletcher (Third round)
  7.   John Newcombe (Quarterfinalist)
  8.   John Fraser (Second round)
  9.   Boro Jovanović (Second round)
  10.   Wilhelm Bungert (Quarterfinalist)
  11.   Nikola Pilić (Second round)
  12.   Premjit Lall (Third round)
  13.   Jaidip Mukerjea (Third round)
  14.   Ingo Buding (Second round)
  15.   Roger Taylor (Third round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
1   Rod Laver 6 9 6
  Owen Davidson 4 7 4
1   Rod Laver 6 4 6 7
4   Bob Hewitt 1 6 4 5
4   Bob Hewitt 8 6 4 6
10   Wilhelm Bungert 6 2 6 4
1   Rod Laver 8 0 6 6
2   Roy Emerson 6 6 4 4
5   Fred Stolle 2 6 2 3
3   Neale Fraser 6 4 6 6
3   Neale Fraser 4 3 1
2   Roy Emerson 6 6 6
7   John Newcombe 9 1 2 2
2   Roy Emerson 7 6 6 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   Laver 8 6 6
  Sherriff 6 8 6   Sherriff 6 2 4
  Hession 2 6 2 1   Laver 10 18 7 7
  Pares 8 16 9 5
  Woodcock 3 4 2
  Pares 6 6 7   Pares 6 6 6
  Kendall 4 4 5 1   Laver 6 9 6
  Davidson 4 7 4
8   Fraser 6 6 8 7 1
  Brent 6 6 8   Brent 3 2 10 9 6
  McManus 4 4 6   Brent 3 3 2
  Davidson 6 6 6
11   Pilić 6 2 5
  Davidson 6 3 7 6   Davidson 8 6 7
  Anderson 2 6 5 3

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   Hewitt 8 7 6
  Shapter 6 14 8   Shapter 6 5 2
  Figg 2 12 6 4   Hewitt 3 6 7 6
  Lane 6 3 5 1
14   Buding 2 6 9 2
  Lane 6 6 6   Lane 6 8 7 6
  McDonald 4 3 4 4   Hewitt 8 6 4 6
10   Bungert 6 2 6 4
6   Fletcher 6 6 13
  Clayton 6 6 6   Clayton 0 2 11
  French 3 2 1 6   Fletcher 6 3 5 6 8
10   Bungert 3 6 7 4 10
10   Bungert 6 6 6
  Coghlan 6 6 4 6   Coghlan 4 2 1
  Sherriff 2 0 6 2

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Kilderry 6 7 6
  Kelso 4 5 2   Kilderry 7 6 6
9   Jovanović 5 0 0
  Kilderry 3 2 4 8
  Hay 6 6 6 5   Stolle 6 6 6 10
  Kumara 2 2 1   Hay 3 2 3
5   Stolle 6 6 6
5   Stolle 2 6 2 3
  Bowrey 6 6 6 3   Fraser 6 4 6 6
  Moore 3 2 3   Bowrey 2 3 6 4
15   Taylor 6 6 4 6
15   Taylor 1 4 8
  Geraghty 6 4 6 6 3   Fraser 6 6 10
  Christopherson 0 6 3 3   Geraghty 4 2 9 6 6
3   Fraser 6 6 7 2 8

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Shepherd 6 1 6 6
  McPherson 4 6 4 4   Shepherd 6 7 3 4 1
12   Lall 3 5 6 6 6
12   Lall 3 4 8
  Keller 6 6 6 7   Newcombe 6 6 10
  Thomson 1 0 0   Keller 2 2 8
7   Newcombe 6 6 10
7   Newcombe 9 1 2 2
  Callaghan 6 6 6 2   Emerson 7 6 6 6
  O'Shea 0 1 2   Callaghan 6 1 3 3
13   Mukerjea 4 6 6 6
13   Mukerjea 2 4 3
  O'Brien 2 6 6 12 2   Emerson 6 6 6
  Knox 6 2 2 10   O'Brien 3 3 1
2   Emerson 6 6 6

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