1965 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

First-seeded Margaret Smith defeated fifth-seeded Billie Jean Moffitt 8–6, 7–5 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1965 U.S. National Championships.

Women's Singles
1965 U.S. National Championships
ChampionAustralia Margaret Smith[1]
Runner-upUnited States Billie Jean Moffitt[1]
Final score8–6, 7–5
Details
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1964 · U.S. National Championships · 1966 →

SeedsEdit

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

  1.   Margaret Smith (Champion)
  2.   Maria Bueno (Semifinalist)
  3.   Ann Jones (Quarterfinalist)
  4.   Nancy Richey (Semifinalist)
  5.   Billie Jean Moffitt (Finalist)
  6.   Françoise Dürr (Quarterfinalist)
  7.   Carole Graebner (Quarterfinalist)
  8.   Norma Baylon (Quarterfinalist)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

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

Final EightEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1   Margaret Smith 6 6
6   Françoise Dürr 1 0
1   Margaret Smith 6 6
4   Nancy Richey 2 2
8   Norma Baylon 4 5
4   Nancy Richey 6 7
1   Margaret Smith 8 7
5   Billie Jean Moffitt 6 5
2   Maria Bueno 8 1 9
7   Carole Graebner 6 6 7
2   Maria Bueno 2 3
5   Billie Jean Moffitt 6 6
3   Ann Jones 14 2
5   Billie Jean Moffitt 16 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 472. ISBN 978-0942257700. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)