1963 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

First-seeded Margaret Smith defeated unseeded Billie Jean Moffitt in the final, 6–3, 6–4 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1963 Wimbledon Championships and completed the career grand slam in singles.[1]

Women's Singles
1963 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionAustralia Margaret Smith
Runner-upUnited States Billie Jean Moffitt
Final score6–3, 6–4
Details
Draw96 (10Q)
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1962 · Wimbledon Championships · 1964 →

Karen Susman did not defend her title as she was expecting her first child.[2]

SeedsEdit

01.     Margaret Smith (Champion)
02.     Lesley Turner (Fourth round)
03.     Ann Jones (Semifinals)
04.     Darlene Hard (Semifinals)
05.     Jan Lehane (Quarterfinals)
06.     Věra Suková (Third round)
07.     Maria Bueno (Quarterfinals)
08.     Renée Schuurman (Quarterfinals)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Margaret Smith 3 6 6
8   Renée Schuurman 6 0 1
1   Margaret Smith 6 6
4   Darlene Hard 3 3
4   Darlene Hard 6 1
5   Jan Lehane 1 2r
1   Margaret Smith 6 6
  Billie Jean Moffitt 3 4
  Donna Fales 4 1
3   Ann Jones 6 6
3   Ann Jones 4 4
  Billie Jean Moffitt 6 6
7   Maria Bueno 2 5
  Billie Jean Moffitt 6 7

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   Margaret Smith 6 6
  Louise Brown 1 1
1   M Smith 6 6
Q   K Bartholdson 1 0
  Michelle Bourbonnais 4 1
Q   Katarina Bartholdson 6 6
1   M Smith 6 6
  N Baylon 3 3
  Christiane Mercelis 1 2
  Carole Caldwell 6 6
  C Caldwell 6 3 3
  N Baylon 0 6 6
  Norma Baylon 6 3 6
  Janine Lieffrig 4 6 2

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8   Renée Schuurman 4 6 6
  Deidre Catt 6 4 4
8   R Schuurman 6 6
  F Gordigiani 2 1
  Gudrun Rosin 6 3
  Francesca Gordigiani 8 6
8   R Schuurman 6 6
  R Ostermann 4 2
  Renate Ostermann 6 6
  Jenny Wagstaff 3 4
  R Ostermann 6 6
  J Bourgnon 1 2
  Jenny Ridderhof-Seven 7 4 5
  Janine Bourgnon 5 6 7

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   Darlene Hard 6 6
Q   Joyce Fulton 0 0 4   D Hard 6 6
  Caroline Yates-Bell 6 6   C Yates-Bell 2 1
Q   Margaret Lee 1 2 4   D Hard 6 6
  Pilar Barril 2 0   H Schultze 3 0
  Helga Schultze 6 6   H Schultze 6 6
  Heide Schildknecht 4 5   H Cheadle 1 3
  Hazel Cheadle 6 7 4   D Hard 3 6 8
  Pat Edrich 1 1   C Truman 6 3 6
  Zsuzsa Körmöczy 6 6   Z Körmöczy 1 3
  Christine Truman 6 6   C Truman 6 6
  Yola Ochoa 2 0   C Truman 8 0 6
  Lucia Bassi 1 5   J Tegart 6 6 1
  Judy Tegart 6 7   J Tegart 6 6
  Anna Dmitrieva 6 6   A Dmitrieva 1 4
  Roberta Beltrame 1 2

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   Jan Lehane 6 6
Q   Sally Holdsworth 2 0 5   J Lehane 6 6
  Joyce Barclay 2 5   J Barclay 3 2
Q   Ulla Sandulf 6 2r 5   J Lehane 8 6
  Tory Fretz 6 6   T Fretz 6 4
  Carol Prosen 1 1   T Fretz 8 1 9
Q   Diane Tuckey 4 1   F Dürr 6 6 7
  Françoise Dürr 6 6 5   J Lehane 6 6
  Almut Sturm 1 1   M Hunt 1 3
  Rita Bentley 6 6   R Bentley 2 3
  Pauline Roberts 5 2   M Hunt 6 6
  Margaret Hunt 7 6   M Hunt 4 6 8
  Pam Watermeyer 2 2   C Hanks 6 2 6
  Carol Hanks 6 6   C Hanks 6 6
  Jill Mills 5 3   S Brasher 0 2
  Shirley Brasher 7 6

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Charlene Rigby 0 4
  Silvana Lazzarino 6 6   S Lazzarino 4 6 4
  Dorothy Knode 6 6   D Knode 6 3 6
  Ann McAlpine 2 1   D Knode 3 5
  Helga Niessen 6 4 6   L Cawthorn 6 7
  Carole Newman 3 6 4   H Niessen 2 5
  Mary Habicht 4 0   L Cawthorn 6 7
  Lorna Cawthorn 6 6   L Cawthorn 0 4
  Carole Rosser 2 9 6   D Fales 6 6
  Noelene Turner 6 7 8   N Turner 1 1
  Donna Fales 6 6   D Fales 6 6
  Ann Barclay 3 2   D Fales
  Carmen Coronado 6 4 6 6   V Suková w/o
  Constance Jaster 2 6 0   C Coronado 6 1 4
  Jane Albert 4 4 6   V Suková 2 6 6
6   Věra Suková 6 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Q   Heather Allen 6 3 3
  Isabelle de Lansalut 3 6 6   I de Lansalut 2 2
  Judy Alvarez 6 4   R Lesh 6 6
  Robin Lesh 8 6   R Lesh 3 6
Q   Mary McAnally 0 1   R Ebbern 6 8
  Robyn Ebbern 6 6   R Ebbern 6 6
Q   Jean Barnes 6 6 Q   J Barnes 0 2
  Klára Bardóczy 1 4   R Ebbern 2 4
  Hana Sladek 6 6 3   A Jones 6 6
  Márta Peterdy-Wolf 2 3   H Sladek 3 6 6
  Jenny Trewby 5 2   J Knight 6 3 3
  Jean Knight 7 6   H Sladek 1 0
  Heather Segal 6 4 3   A Jones 6 6
  Virginia Wade 8 6   V Wade 3 7
  Jill Blackman 3 2 3   A Jones 6 9
3   Ann Jones 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Liz Starkie 6 6
  Ana María Estalella 4 0
  E Starkie 6 6
  E de Jong 0 1
  Zsófia Broszmann 6 5 4
  Eva de Jong 4 7 6
  E Starkie 1 5
7   M Bueno 6 7
  Rosemary Deloford 3 4
  Annette Van Zyl 6 6
  A Van Zyl 2 0
7   M Bueno 6 6
  Parveen Ahmed 0 0
7   Maria Bueno 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Sonja Pachta 4 4
  Billie Jean Moffitt 6 6
  BJ Moffitt 7 6 6
  L Pericoli 9 4 0
  Lea Pericoli 6 6
  Pat Hird 2 1
  BJ Moffitt 4 6 7
2   L Turner 6 4 5
Q   Judy Tee 1 3
  Edda Buding 6 6
  E Buding 4 3
2   L Turner 6 6
  Margot Dohrer 1 3
2   Lesley Turner 6 6

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit

  • [1] Source for the draw at Wimbledon.com