1965 Australian Championships – Women's Singles

First-seeded Margaret Smith was the five-time defending champion, and successfully defended her title, defeating Maria Bueno 5–7, 6–4, 5–2 ret. in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1965 Australian Championships.

Women's Singles
1965 Australian Championships
ChampionAustralia Margaret Smith
Runner-upBrazil Maria Bueno
Final score5–7, 6–4, 5–2 ret.
Details
Draw52
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1964 · Australian Championships · 1966 →

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Margaret Smith (Champion)
  2.   Maria Bueno (Finalist)
  3.   Lesley Turner (Third round)
  4.   Billie-Jean Moffitt (Semifinalist)
  5.   Judy Tegart (Quarterfinalist)
  6.   Carole Graebner (Quarterfinalist)
  7.   Robyn Ebbern (Quarterfinalist)
  8.   Ann Jones (Second round)
  9.   Madonna Schacht (Second round)
  10.   Gail Sherriff (Second round)
  11.   Jill Blackman (Third round)
  12.   Helen Gourlay (Third round)
  13.   Norma Baylon (Third round)
  14.   Deidre Keller (Second round)
  15.   Annette Van Zyl (Semifinalist)
  16.   Christine Truman (Third round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                     
1   Margaret Smith 6 6
  Françoise Dürr 3 3
1   Margaret Smith 6 8
4   Billie-Jean Moffitt 1 6
4   Billie-Jean Moffitt 6 6
7   Robyn Ebbern 1 2
1   Margaret Smith 5 6 5
2   Maria Bueno 7 4 2r
6   Carole Graebner 3 4
15   Annette Van Zyl 6 6
15   Annette Van Zyl 2 3
2   Maria Bueno 6 6
5   Judy Tegart 2 2
2   Maria Bueno 6 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   Smith 6 6
  A Jenkins 6 6   A Jenkins 1 0
  Marriott 3 4 1   Smith 7 6
13   Baylon 6 4 6 13   Baylon 5 1
  Lesh 2 6 1 13   Baylon 6 6
  Pratt 6 6   Pratt 3 0
  Kuromatsu 1 2 1   Smith 6 6
  Dürr 3 3
8   Jones 3 0
  Dürr 6 6   Dürr 6 6
  Dening 1 0   Dürr 8 7
11   Blackman 6 5
11   Blackman
  Pericoli 6 6 6   Pericoli w/o
  Vukovich 3 8 2

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   Moffitt 6 6
  Kynaston 6 6   Kynaston 2 3
  Matsumori 2 0 4   Moffitt 5 6 6
  Melville 7 4 1
10   Sherriff 8 4
  Melville 6 12   Melville 10 6
  Schildknecht 4 10 4   Moffitt 6 6
7   Ebbern 1 2
7   Ebbern 9 6
  Krantzcke 6 8   Krantzcke 7 2
  Schwartz 1 6 7   Ebbern 1 6 6
16   Truman 6 6 16   Truman 6 1 2
  Rae 3 0 16   Truman 6 6
  Terry 6 8 7   Terry 2 2
  Somoza 4 10 5

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Starr 2 6 6
  Niessen 6 2 0   Starr 9 1 6
9   Schacht 7 6 2
  Starr 4 2
  Hawton 4 6 6 6   Graebner 6 6
  Nette 6 4 4   Hawton 2 6
6   Graebner 6 8
6   Graebner 3 4
  Whitely 5 6 6 15   Van Zyl 6 6
  Allan 7 3 4   Whitely 4 3
15   Van Zyl 6 7 15   Van Zyl 6 6
  Harris 2 5 15   Van Zyl 6 7
  Southcombe 6 6 3   Turner 4 5
  Trewby 4 4   Southcombe 6 4 5
3   Turner 4 6 7

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Morrison-Davy 6 6
  Obata 1 2   Morrison-Davy 3 6 6
14   Keller 6 6 14   Keller 6 4 2
  Twitt 3 4   Morrison-Davy 6 2 4
  Darmon 7 6 5   Tegart 2 6 6
  Hunt 5 1   Darmon 4 6 7
5   Tegart 6 4 9
5   Tegart 2 2
  Lieffrig 6 6 2   Bueno 6 6
  Schacht 3 3   Lieffrig 6 3 4
12   Gourlay 0 6 6
12   Gourlay 2 4
  Begbie 6 6 2   Bueno 6 6
  Gordigiani 4 4   Gordigiani 2 2
2   Bueno 6 6

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1964 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles
Grand Slam women's singles Succeeded by
1965 French Championships – Women's Singles