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1965 Australian Championships

The 1965 Australian Championships was a tennis tournament that took place on outdoor Grass courts at the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club, Melbourne, Australia from 22 January to 1 February. It was the 53rd edition of the Australian Championships (now known as the Australian Open), the 15th held in Melbourne, and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. The singles titles were won by Australians Roy Emerson and Margaret Smith.

1965 Australian Championships
Date22 January – 1 February
Edition53rd
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceGrass
LocationMelbourne, Australia
VenueKooyong Lawn Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Roy Emerson
Women's Singles
Australia Margaret Smith
Men's Doubles
Australia John Newcombe / Australia Tony Roche
Women's Doubles
Australia Margaret Smith / Australia Lesley Turner
Mixed Doubles
Australia Robyn Ebbern / Australia Owen Davidson
Australia Margaret Smith / Australia John Newcombe
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ChampionsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

  Roy Emerson defeated   Fred Stolle 7–9, 2–6, 6–4, 7–5, 6–1 [1]

Women's SinglesEdit

  Margaret Smith defeated   Maria Bueno 5–7, 6–4, 5–2 retired [2]

Men's DoublesEdit

  John Newcombe /   Tony Roche defeated   Roy Emerson /   Fred Stolle 3–6, 4–6, 13–11, 6–3, 6–4 [3]

Women's DoublesEdit

  Margaret Smith /   Lesley Turner defeated   Robyn Ebbern /   Billie Jean Moffitt, 1–6, 6–2, 6–3 [4]

Mixed DoublesEdit

  Robyn Ebbern /   Owen Davidson and   Margaret Smith /   John Newcombe (final not played) [5][a]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The mixed doubles final was not played because of bad weather

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1965 Men's Singles". Tennis Australia.
  2. ^ "1965 Women's Singles". Tennis Australia.
  3. ^ "1965 Men's Doubles". Tennis Australia.
  4. ^ "1965 Women's Doubles". Tennis Australia.
  5. ^ "1965 Mixed Doubles". Tennis Australia.

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