1963 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

Fourth-seeded Maria Bueno defeated first-seeded Margaret Smith 7–5, 6–4 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1963 U.S. National Championships.[2]

Women's Singles
1963 U.S. National Championships
ChampionBrazil Maria Bueno[1]
Runner-upAustralia Margaret Smith[1]
Final score7–5, 6–4
Details
Seeds12
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1962 · U.S. National Championships · 1964 →

SeedsEdit

The seeded players are listed below. Maria Bueno is the champion; others show in brackets the round in which they were eliminated.[3]

  1.   Margaret Smith (Finalist)
  2.   Darlene Hard (Quarterfinalist)
  3.   Billie Jean Moffitt (Fourth round)
  4.   Maria Bueno (Champion)
  5.   Nancy Richey (Quarterfinalist)
  6.   Ann Haydon Jones (Semifinalist)
  7.   Christine Truman (Quarterfinalist)
  8.   Robyn Ebbern (Third round)
  9.   Věra Suková (Fourth round)
  10.   Carole Caldwell (Fourth round)
  11.   Norma Baylon (Fourth round)
  12.   Margaret Hunt (Fourth round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

Final eightEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Margaret Smith 3 6 6
7   Christine Truman 6 3 2
1   Margaret Smith 6 6
  Deidre Catt 2 0
  Yola Ramírez Ochoa
  Deidre Catt w/o
1   Margaret Smith 5 4
4   Maria Bueno 7 6
2   Darlene Hard 4 3
6   Ann Haydon Jones 6 6
6   Ann Haydon Jones 6 2 7
4   Maria Bueno 1 6 9
5   Nancy Richey 3 2
4   Maria Bueno 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 472. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ "Net Title to Osuna; Maria Bueno Wins". The Spokesman-Review. AP. September 9, 1963. p. 12.
  3. ^ "McKinley Tops Forest Hills Seed". The Spokesman-Review. AP. August 23, 1963. p. 12.