1963 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Doubles

Billie Jean Moffitt and Karen Susman were the defending champions, but Susman did not compete as she was expecting her first child.[1] Moffitt partnered with Carole Caldwell but lost in the second round to Deidre Catt and Liz Starkie.

Women's Doubles
1963 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionsBrazil Maria Bueno
United States Darlene Hard
Runners-upAustralia Robyn Ebbern
Australia Margaret Smith
Final score8–6, 9–7
Details
Draw48 (5 Q )
Seeds4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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Maria Bueno and Darlene Hard defeated Robyn Ebbern and Margaret Smith in the final, 8–6, 9–7 to win the Ladies' Doubles tennis title at the 1963 Wimbledon Championships.[2]

SeedsEdit

01.     Robyn Ebbern /   Margaret Smith (Final)
02.     Maria Bueno /   Darlene Hard (Champions)
03.     Jan Lehane /   Lesley Turner (Second round)
04.     Ann Jones /   Renée Schuurman (Semifinals)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Robyn Ebbern
  Margaret Smith
6 6
  Angela Mortimer
  Yola Ochoa
1 0
1   Robyn Ebbern
  Margaret Smith
7 3 6
4   Ann Jones
  Renée Schuurman
5 6 3
4   Ann Jones
  Renée Schuurman
6 6
  Margaret Hunt
  Annette Van Zyl
3 2
1   Robyn Ebbern
  Margaret Smith
6 7
2   Maria Bueno
  Darlene Hard
8 9
  Constance Jaster
  Noelene Turner
1 3
  Anna Dmitrieva
  Judy Tegart
6 6
  Anna Dmitrieva
  Judy Tegart
4 7
2   Maria Bueno
  Darlene Hard
6 9
  Robin Lesh
  Jenny Trewby
2 1
2   Maria Bueno
  Darlene Hard
6 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   Robyn Ebbern
  Margaret Smith
6 6
  Isabelle de Lansalut
  Carol Prosen
1 2
1   R Ebbern
  M Smith
6 6
  S Lazzarino
  L Pericoli
1 2
  Lorna Cawthorn
  Robin Lloyd
2 3
  Silvana Lazzarino
  Lea Pericoli
6 6
1   R Ebbern
  M Smith
6 6
  A Mortimer
  Y Ochoa
1 0
  Marta Pombo
  Mercedes Solsona
7 5
  Klára Bardóczy
  Zsófia Broszmann
9 7
  K Bardóczy
  Z Broszmann
4 0
  A Mortimer
  Y Ochoa
6 6
  Angela Mortimer
  Yola Ochoa
6 6
Q   Heather Allen
  Mary McAnally
0 0

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   Ann Jones
  Renée Schuurman
6 6
  Liv Paldan
  Tone Schirmer
3 1 4   A Jones
  R Schuurman
9 6
  Christine Truman
  Nell Truman
4 6 4   T Fretz
  M Habicht
7 2
  Tory Fretz
  Mary Habicht
6 3 6 4   A Jones
  R Schuurman
6 6
  Gudrun Rosin
  Ulla Sandulf
w/o   D Catt
  E Starkie
3 1
  Carole Caldwell
  Billie Jean Moffitt
  C Caldwell
  BJ Moffitt
4 7 3
  Margot Dohrer
  Renate Ostermann
1 1   D Catt
  E Starkie
6 5 6
  Deidre Catt
  Liz Starkie
6 6 4   A Jones
  R Schuurman
6 6
  Margaret Hunt
  Annette Van Zyl
6 3 6   M Hunt
  A Van Zyl
3 2
  Joyce Barclay
  Carole Rosser
1 6 2   M Hunt
  A Van Zyl
6 7
  Zsuzsa Körmöczy
  Christiane Mercelis
w/o   S Brasher
  R Deloford
0 5
  Shirley Brasher
  Rosemary Deloford
  M Hunt
  A Van Zyl
6 7
  Eva de Jong
  Jenny Ridderhof-Seven
6 6   E de Jong
  J Ridderhof-Seven
1 5
  Hana Sladek
  Jenny Wagstaff
2 3   E de Jong
  J Ridderhof-Seven
5 6 6
  Judy Alvarez
  Carole Newman
6 6   J Alvarez
  C Newman
7 2 4
  Pauline Roberts
  Virginia Wade
4 3

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Norma Baylon
  Věra Suková
6 6
Q   JA Haskew
  Jane Poynder
2 1   N Baylon
  V Suková
w/o
  Lucia Bassi
  Francesca Gordigiani
6 2 3   C Jaster
  N Turner
  Constance Jaster
  Noelene Turner
0 6 6   C Jaster
  N Turner
1 6 6
  Helga Niessen
  Heide Schildknecht
6 6   H Niessen
  H Schildknecht
6 3 4
  Márta Peterdy-Wolf
  Almut Sturm
3 3   H Niessen
  H Schildknecht
6 8
  Pia Balling
  Ulla Rise
3 2   A Barclay
  L Brown
3 6
  Ann Barclay
  Louise Brown
6 6   C Jaster
  N Turner
1 3
  Edda Buding
  Helga Schultze
1 4   A Dmitrieva
  J Tegart
6 6
  Anna Dmitrieva
  Judy Tegart
6 6   A Dmitrieva
  J Tegart
6 6
  Janet Kemp
  Jill Mills
1 3 Q   J Albert
  S Behlmar
2 4
Q   Jane Albert
  Susan Behlmar
6 6   A Dmitrieva
  J Tegart
2 7 6
  Françoise Dürr
  Janine Lieffrig
6 6 4   R Bentley
  J Blackman
6 5 2
  Rita Bentley
  Jill Blackman
4 8 6   R Bentley
  J Blackman
7 6
  Pat Hird
  Caroline Yates-Bell
4 3 3   J Lehane
  L Turner
5 1
3   Jan Lehane
  Lesley Turner
6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Q   Jean Barnes
  Alison Stroud
3 6
  Robin Lesh
  Jenny Trewby
6 8
  R Lesh
  J Trewby
9 5 6
  H Segal
  P Watermeyer
7 7 4
  Heather Segal
  Pam Watermeyer
6 6
Q   Sue Porter
  Sue Worsfield
3 4
  R Lesh
  J Trewby
2 1
2   M Bueno
  D Hard
6 6
  Donna Fales
  Carol Hanks
6 6
  Sonja Pachta
  Andrea Winkler
1 4
  D Fales
  C Hanks
1 3
2   M Bueno
  D Hard
6 6
  Carmen Coronado
  Ana María Estalella
0 1
2   Maria Bueno
  Darlene Hard
6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Little, Alan (2010). 2010 Wimbledon Compendium. Wimbledon, London: The All England Lawn Tennis Club. p. 299. ISBN 1899039333.
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.

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