1963 French Championships – Women's Singles

Second-seeded Lesley Turner defeated fifth-seeded Ann Jones 2–6, 6–3, 7–5 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1963 French Championships.[1]

Women's Singles
1963 French Championships
ChampionAustralia Lesley Turner
Runner-upUnited Kingdom Ann Jones
Final score2–6, 6–3, 7–5
Details
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1962 · French Championships · 1964 →

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Margaret Smith (Quarterfinalist)
  2.   Lesley Turner (Champion)
  3.   Darlene Hard (Second round)
  4.   Jan Lehane (Quarterfinalist)
  5.   Ann Jones (Finalist)
  6.   Heather Segal (Fourth round)
  7.   Renee Schuurman (Third round)
  8.   Vera Suková (Semifinalist)
  9.   Françoise Dürr (Fourth round)
  10.   Jill Blackman (Quarterfinalist)
  11.   Christine Truman (Semifinalist)
  12.   Mary Habicht (Fourth round)
  13.   Liz Starkie (Third round)
  14.   Robyn Ebbern (Quarterfinalist)
  15.   Rita Bentley (Third round)
  16.   Silvana Lazzarino (Second round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                     
1   Margaret Smith 3 6
8   Vera Suková 6 8
8   Vera Suková 0 1
5   Ann Jones 6 6
4   Jan Lehane 0 0
5   Ann Jones 6 6
5   Ann Jones 6 3 5
2   Lesley Turner 2 6 7
11   Christine Truman 6 6
14   Robyn Ebbern 0 2
11   Christine Truman 9 2
2   Lesley Turner 11 6
10   Jill Blackman 4 4
2   Lesley Turner 6 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   Smith
  Brown
1   Smith 6 7
  Salfati 1 5
  Beltrame 4 4
  Salfati 6 6
1   Smith 6 6
  Repoux 1 2
16   Lazzarino
  Berson
  Berson 4 4
  Repoux 6 6
  Marechal 4 4
  Repoux 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8   Suková 9 6
  Le Besnerais 7 2
8   Suková 6 6
  Seghers 3 0
  Ochoa
  Seghers
8   Suková 2 6 6
9   Dürr 6 3 0
9   Dürr
  Bellens
9   Dürr 6 6
  De Lansalut 4 2
  Fretz 6 6 1
  De Lansalut 3 8 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   Lehane 6 6
  Galtier 0 4
4   Lehane 6 6
  Barclay 0 0
  Barclay 8 2 6
  Langanay 6 6 4
4   Lehane 6 6
  Alvarez 2 3
13   Starkie
  Rosin
13   Starkie 6 5 4 r
  Alvarez 3 7 3
  Kermina 7 5 5
  Alvarez 5 7 7

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   Jones 6 6
  Varin 2 4   Gordigiani 0 1
  Gordigiani 6 6 5   Jones 6 6
  De Jong 2 1   Schultze 1 3
  Schultze 6 6   Schultze 6 6
  Newman 8 4 6   Newman 4 2
  Boulle 6 6 3 5   Jones 6 6
  Körmöczy 12   Habicht 0 0
  Rouire   Rouire 3 1
  Wild 0 r 12   Habicht 6 6
12   Habicht 4 12   Habicht 8 7
  Turner 6 7   Turner 6 5
  Hamelin 4 5   Turner 6 3 6
  Tegart   Tegart 2 6 3
  Truman

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Hunt 6 6
  Peterdy-Wolf 3 2   Hunt 6 6
  Berner 6 4 7   Berner 1 1
  Dusapt 4 6 5   Hunt 0 1
  Bourbonnais 4 6 5 11   Truman 6 6
  Coronado 6 1 7   Coronado 4 2
  Nenot 11   Truman 6 6
11   Truman 11   Truman 6 6
  Tacchini 3 7 6   Segal 2 0
  Dening 6 9   Dening 5 5
  Spinoza 6 6   Spinoza 7 7
  Howe 0 2   Spinoza 3 2
  Cawthorn 6 6 6   Segal 6 6
  Schildknecht 4 1   Cawthorn 2 4
  Ridderhof-Seven 3 3 6   Segal 6 6
6   Segal 6 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Bassi 6 6
  Prosen 0 3
  Bassi 0 3
14   Ebbern 6 6
  Darmon
14   Ebbern
14   Ebbern 7 6
  Rees-Lewis 5 2
  Kavnat 1 1
  Rees-Lewis 6 6
  Rees-Lewis 6 7
  Blakelock 4 5
  Blakelock
3   Hard

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Edrich 7 3
  Courteix 9 6
  Courteix 4 4
10   Blackman 6 6
10   Blackman 0 6 6
  Lieffrig 6 2 3
10   Blackman 6 6
  Van Zyl 3 3
  Van Zyl 7 4 6
  Morales 5 6 2
  Van Zyl 6 8
7   Schuurman 3 6
  Rosser 5 2
7   Schuurman 7 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Galtier 1 1
  Baylon 6 6
  Baylon 6 6
15   Bentley 2 4
  Ostermann
15   Bentley
  Baylon 3 2
2   Turner 6 6
  Pachta
  Mercelis
  Mercelis 4 5
2   Turner 6 7
  Rouchon 1 0
2   Turner 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 395. ISBN 978-0942257700.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1963 Australian Championships – Women's Singles
Grand Slam women's singles Succeeded by
1963 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles