1963 Australian Championships – Women's Singles

First-seeded Margaret Smith defeated Jan Lehane 6–2, 6–2 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1963 Australian Championships.

Women's Singles
1963 Australian Championships
ChampionAustralia Margaret Smith
Runner-upAustralia Jan Lehane
Final score6–2, 6–2
Details
Draw39
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1962 · Australian Championships · 1964 →

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Margaret Smith (Champion)
  2.   Lesley Turner (Semifinalist)
  3.   Jan Lehane (Finalist)
  4.   Christine Truman (Second round)
  5.   Robyn Ebbern (Semifinalist)
  6.   Elizabeth Starkie (Quarterfinalist)
  7.   Rita Bentley (Quarterfinalist)
  8.   Madonna Schacht (Quarterfinalist)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Margaret Smith 6 6
7   Rita Bentley 1 3
1   Margaret Smith 6 6
5   Robyn Ebbern 1 3
  Kaye Dening 2 4
5   Robyn Ebbern 6 6
1   Margaret Smith 6 6
3   Jan Lehane 2 2
8   Madonna Schacht 1 4
3   Jan Lehane 6 6
3   Jan Lehane 5 6 6
2   Lesley Turner 7 3 2
6   Elizabeth Starkie 2 6 2
2   Lesley Turner 6 1 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   Smith 6 6
  Ebbern 7 6   Ebbern 0 0
  Easy 5 3 1   Smith 6 6
  Gibson 2 3
  Muller 6 2
  Gibson 8 6
1   Smith 6 6
7   Bentley 1 3
7   Bentley 6 6
  Schacht 2 2
7   Bentley 9 6
  A Jenkins 7 1
  A Jenkins 6 2 8
  Marsh 4 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   Truman w/o
  Begbie 6 5 6   Begbie
  Wicks 1 7 3   Begbie 6 1 3
  Dening 4 6 6
  Dening
  Starr w/o
  Dening 2 4
5   Ebbern 6 6
5   Ebbern 6 3 6
  Toohey 6 6   Toohey 3 6 0
  Boucaut 0 2 5   Ebbern 6 6
  Blackman 2 4
  Blackman 6 6
  Nette 1 1

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Plaisted 7 1
  Ross 9 6
  Ross 3 1
  McClenaughan 6 2 6 8   Schacht 6 6
  Hart 2 6 1   McClenaughan 3 3
8   Schacht 6 6
8   Schacht 1 4
3   Lehane 6 6
  Sherriff 6 6
  Tegart 4 0
  Sherriff 2 1
  Bevis Hawton 6 6 3   Lehane 6 6
  Paterson 2 3   Bevis Hawton 2 0
3   Lehane 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Newman 6 2
  Toyne 3 6 r.
  Newman 2 6 1
  Don 6 6 6   Starkie 6 3 6
  Serrurier 4 0   Don 3 2
6   Starkie 6 6
6   Starkie 2 6 2
2   Turner 6 1 6
  Thiele w/o
  Melville
  Melville 3 0
  Harris 6 6 2   Turner 6 6
  Pinch 1 2   Harris 2 3
2   Turner 6 6

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1962 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles
Grand Slam women's singles Succeeded by
1963 French Championships – Women's Singles