1965 French Championships – Women's Singles

Third-seeded Lesley Turner defeated first-seeded, and reigning champion, Margaret Smith 6–3, 6–4 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1965 French Championships.[1][2]

Women's Singles
1965 French Championships
ChampionAustralia Lesley Turner
Runner-upAustralia Margaret Smith
Final score6–3, 6–4
Details
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1964 · French Championships · 1966 →

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Margaret Smith (Finalist)
  2.   Maria Bueno (Semifinalist)
  3.   Lesley Turner (Champion)
  4.   Nancy Richey (Semifinalist)
  5.   Françoise Dürr (Quarterfinalist)
  6.   Ann Jones (Quarterfinalist)
  7.   Annette Van Zyl (Quarterfinalist)
  8.   Norma Baylon (Quarterfinalist)
  9.   Helga Schultze (Fourth round)
  10.   Jane Albert (Second round)
  11.   Julie Heldman (Second round)
  12.   Madonna Schacht (Second round)
  13.   Liz Starkie (Fourth round)
  14.   Jacqueline Rees-Lewis (Third round)
  15.   Gail Sherriff (Fourth round)
  16.   Tory Fretz (Second round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Margaret Smith 6 6
8   Norma Baylon 3 1
1   Margaret Smith 7 6
4   Nancy Richey 5 4
4   Nancy Richey 8 9
5   Françoise Dürr 6 7
1   Margaret Smith 3 4
3   Lesley Turner 6 6
6   Ann Jones
3   Lesley Turner
3   Lesley Turner 2 6 8
2   Maria Bueno 6 4 6
7   Annette Van Zyl 4 3
2   Maria Bueno 6 6

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   Smith 6 6
  Varin 0 0
1   Smith 6 6
  Riedl 1 0
  Langanay 2 4
  Riedl 6 6
1   Smith 6 6
  Vopičková 0 3
16   Fretz 4 2
  Vopičková 6 6
  Vopičková 6 6
  Cawthorn 2 4
  Sherriff 6 1 1
  Cawthorn 2 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
9   Schultze 6 6
  Boulle 2 0
9   Schultze 5 6 6
  Lloyd 7 1 0
  Schwartz
  Lloyd
9   Schultze 6 4 2
8   Baylon 1 6 6
8   Baylon 6 6
  Prosen 0 3
8   Baylon 6 2 6
  McClenaughan 1 6 0
  Mizen 0 4
  McClenaughan 6 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   Richey 6 6
  Terras 4 2
4   Richey 6 6
  Mercelis 1 1
  Mercelis 6 6
  Darmon 1 5   Emmanuel 0 2
  Emmanuel 6 7 4   Richey 6 6
13   Starkie 6 6 13   Starkie 2 3
  Niessen 4 4 13   Starkie 6 6
  Tacchini 4 6 4   Tym 4 1
  Tym 6 4 6 13   Starkie 6 6
  Wiggill 6 3 2   Venturino 3 2
  Reyes 4 6 6   Reyes 4 8
  Pombo De Peredo 4 1   Venturino 6 10
  Venturino 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   Dürr
  Studer 5   Dürr 7 6
  McAnally   Diepraam 5 0
  Diepraam 5   Dürr 6 8 7
  Peterdy-Wolf 4 3   Blackman 0 10 5
  Blackman 6 6   Blackman 3 6 6
  Berner 1 2   Groenman 6 4 1
  Groenman 6 6 5   Dürr 6 6
12   Schacht 6 6   Seghers 3 0
  Giscafré 3 2 12   Schacht
  Dennis 3 4   Spinoza
  Spinoza 6 6   Spinoza 6 1 4
  Estalella 4 3   Seghers 2 6 6
  Seghers 6 6   Seghers 3 6 6
  Harris 2 5   Sturm 6 2 4
  Sturm 6 7

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Burel 3 1
  Subirats 6 6   Subirats 1 7 1
  Berson 2 2   Lesh 6 5 6
  Lesh 6 6   Lesh 2 1
  Schultze 3 0   Volavková 6 6
  Volavková 6 6   Volavková 6 6
  Galtier 4 0 11   Heldman 2 3
11   Heldman 6 6   Volavková 2 1
  Lundqvist 3 2 6   Jones 6 6
  Walkden 6 6   Walkden 6 6
  Schildknecht 6 2 5   Kermina 1 2
  Kermina 3 6 7   Walkden 3 4
  Perna 6   Jones 6 6
  Coronado   Coronado 0 1
  Habicht 0 3 6   Jones 6 6
6   Jones 6 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Footman
  Krocke   Krocke 2 4
  Barril 3 6 0   Buding 6 6
  Buding 6 3 6   Buding 6 6
  Le Besnerais 4 0 14   Rees-Lewis 3 4
  Swan 6 6   Swan 3 2
  Williams 3 4 14   Rees-Lewis 6 6
14   Rees-Lewis 6 6   Buding 5 4
  Bouteleux 6 3 3 3   Turner 7 6
  Arnold 0 6 6   Arnold 5 6 8
  Beltrame 3 2   Salfati 7 1 6
  Salfati 6 6   Arnold 2 1
3   Turner 6 6
  Nenot 4 2
3   Turner 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Holdsworth 3 1
  Dmitrieva 6 6
  Dmitrieva 6 3
  Toyne 8 6
  Toyne 6 6
10   Albert 1 3
  Toyne 2 7
7   Van Zyl 6 9
  Leyrer 3 3
  Lieffrig 6 6
  Lieffrig 3 4
7   Van Zyl 6 6
  Seghers 0 1
7   Van Zyl 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Zuleta 7 2 2
  Löfdahl 5 6 6
  Löfdahl 3 6 4
15   Sherriff 6 4 6
  Rouchon 1 1
15   Sherriff 6 6
15   Sherriff 1 6 4
2   Bueno 6 3 6
  De Lansalut 3 5
  Stöve 6 7
  Stöve 1 2
2   Bueno 6 6
  Repoux
2   Bueno

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 395. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ "Aussies at Roland Garros – Lesley Turner 1965". tennis.com.au. Tennis Australia. 17 May 2012.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1965 Australian Championships – Women's Singles
Grand Slam women's singles Succeeded by
1965 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles