1966 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

Manuel Santana defeated Dennis Ralston in the final, 6–4, 11–9, 6–4 to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1966 Wimbledon Championships.[1] Roy Emerson was the defending champion, but lost in the quarterfinals to Owen Davidson.

Men's Singles
1966 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionSpain Manuel Santana
Runner-upUnited States Dennis Ralston
Final score6–4, 11–9, 6–4
Details
Draw128 (10Q)
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1965 · Wimbledon Championships · 1967 →

SeedsEdit

01.     Roy Emerson (Quarterfinals)
02.     Tony Roche (Quarterfinals)
03.     Fred Stolle (Second round)
04.     Manuel Santana (Champion)
05.     John Newcombe (Third round)
06.     Dennis Ralston (Final)
07.     Cliff Drysdale (Semifinals)
08.     Clark Graebner (Second round)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1   Roy Emerson 6 3 4 4
  Owen Davidson 1 6 6 6
  Owen Davidson 2 6 7 6 5
4   Manuel Santana 6 4 9 3 7
4   Manuel Santana 6 3 8 4 7
  Ken Fletcher 2 6 6 6 5
4   Manuel Santana 6 11 6
6   Dennis Ralston 4 9 4
6   Dennis Ralston 7 6 11
  Bob Hewitt 5 2 9
6   Dennis Ralston 6 8 3 7 6
7   Cliff Drysdale 8 6 6 5 3
7   Cliff Drysdale 9 6 6
2   Tony Roche 7 2 2

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   Roy Emerson 6 6 6
  Harry Fauquier 0 1 2 1   R Emerson 6 6 6
  Bernard Montrenaud 6 4 6 4   W Bungert 2 3 1
  Wilhelm Bungert 1 6 8 6 1   R Emerson 7 6 7
  Peter Pokorny 3 1 3   C Pasarell 5 2 5
  Charlie Pasarell 6 6 6   C Pasarell 9 1 8 6 6
  John Barrett 6 7 6   J Barrett 7 6 10 4 3
  Jaime Pinto Bravo 2 5 1 1   R Emerson 6 6 6
  Koji Watanabe 6 4 6 6   S Smith 2 2 2
  Sergio Tacchini 1 6 0 1   K Watanabe 6 8 2 2
  Bob Maud 0 5 4   S Smith 4 10 6 6
  Stan Smith 6 7 6   S Smith 6 6 6
  Pancho Guzmán 3 1 2   K Wooldridge 3 2 3
  Bill Hoogs 6 6 6   W Hoogs 7 5 6 6 4
  Jim McManus 7 2 7   K Wooldridge 9 7 4 4 6
  Keith Wooldridge 9 6 9

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8   Clark Graebner 6 6 6
  Martin Mulligan 4 4 3 8   C Graebner 3 6 6 1
  Owen Davidson 6 6 6   O Davidson 6 3 8 6
  Nikola Pilić 4 4 4   O Davidson 6 6 6
  Patrice Beust 6 5 6 6   P Beust 1 2 2
  Eleazar Davidman 2 7 1 3   P Beust 6 9 6
  Tim Sturdza 3 4 6 6 6   D Sturdza 4 7 4
Q   Keishiro Yanagi 6 6 3 4 2   O Davidson 6 2 6 6
  Tom Okker 6 6 6   T Okker 1 6 3 3
  Alan Mills 4 1 1   T Okker 6 2
  Clay Iles 8 6 6   C Iles 1 0r
  Peter van Lingen 6 2 4   T Okker 6 6 3 9
  Pekka Säilä 2 2 4   R Barnes 0 1 6 7
  Mike Sangster 6 6 6   M Sangster 3 6 4
  William Alvarez 1 3 2   R Barnes 6 8 6
  Ronnie Barnes 6 6 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   Manuel Santana 5 3
  Isao Watanabe 7 0r 4   M Santana 6 6 6
  Jimmy Moore 4 1 1   M Belkin 0 1 2
  Mike Belkin 6 6 6 4   M Santana 6 6 10
  Marty Riessen   M Riessen 3 2 8
  Barry Phillips-Moore w/o   M Riessen 6 6 13
  Lew Gerrard 7 11 5   E Scott 3 3 11
  Gene Scott 9 13 7 4   M Santana 6 6 1
  Daniel Contet 6 6 8   R Wilson 3 2 2r
  István Gulyás 4 0 6   D Contet 6 3 4 4
Q   Ove Bengtson 6 6 1 6 Q   O Bengtson 3 6 6 6
  Jim Osborne 4 1 6 1 Q   O Bengtson 6 9 4 4
  Jerry Cromwell 6 6 6   R Wilson 4 11 6 6
  Claude de Gronckel 4 3 2   J Cromwell 1 4 0
  Bobby Wilson 6 9 6   R Wilson 6 6 6
  John Cottrill 0 7 3

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   John Newcombe 6 3 4 6 6
  Ray Ruffels 1 6 6 3 3 5   J Newcombe 7 7 6
  Ilie Năstase 2 0 0   T Koch 5 5 4
  Thomaz Koch 6 6 6 5   J Newcombe 10 6 3 4 3
  Bob Carmichael 1 3 4   K Fletcher 8 4 6 6 6
  Ken Fletcher 6 6 6   K Fletcher 6 6 1 6
  Frew McMillan 6 8 3 6   F McMillan 4 3 6 3
Q   Bernard Paul 2 6 6 2   K Fletcher 2 10 9 3 6
  Giordano Maioli 3 4 6 4   J Mukerjea 6 8 7 6 1
  Ronnie Holmberg 6 6 3 6   R Holmberg 6 6 6
  Jiří Javorský 1 4 5   G Battrick 1 1 4
  Gerald Battrick 6 6 7   R Holmberg 8 2 6 5
  Gaetano di Maso 7 7 3 4   J Mukerjea 6 6 8 7
  Torben Ulrich 9 5 6 6   T Ulrich 3 4 5
  Sergei Likhachev 6 5 5 3   J Mukerjea 6 6 7
  Jaidip Mukerjea 2 7 7 6

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Eduardo Zuleta 8 7 3 9
Q   Graham Primrose 6 5 6 7   E Zuleta 2 0 1
  Pierre Darmon 7 6 6   P Darmon 6 6 6
  Donald Dell 5 3 0   P Darmon 6 6 6
  Jack Saul 6 6 3 4 12   J Saul 1 2 1
  Osamu Ishiguro 1 4 6 6 10   J Saul 6 6 5 5 7
  Stanley Matthews 2 8 4 5   I El Shafei 3 3 7 7 5
  Ismail El Shafei 6 6 6 7   P Darmon 6 3 4 4
  Keith Diepraam 6 6 6 6 6   D Ralston 4 6 6 6
  Michel Leclercq 8 2 2 2   K Diepraam 11 10 6 6
  Gardnar Mulloy 3 7 7   K Carpenter 13 8 1 0
  Keith Carpenter 6 9 9   K Diepraam 2 6 1 1
  Roger Taylor 3 6 0 2 6   D Ralston 6 4 6 6
  Alex Metreveli 6 0 6 6   A Metreveli 0 6 4 4
  Bob Lutz 5 2 6 4 6   D Ralston 6 4 6 6
6   Dennis Ralston 7 6 3 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Jørgen Ulrich 6 6 6
  Richard Russell 3 3 2   J Ulrich 7 2 6 6 6
Q   Jean-Baptiste Chanfreau 5 4 0   JE Mandarino 9 6 3 4 4
  José Edison Mandarino 7 6 6   J Ulrich 8 7 3 3
  Shiv Prakash Misra 8 3 4 4   W Bowrey 10 5 6 6
  Mark Cox 6 6 6 6   M Cox 4 6 6 2 3
  Wiesław Gąsiorek 2 4 4   W Bowrey 6 4 4 6 6
  Bill Bowrey 6 6 6   W Bowrey 6 4 5 1
  Terry Ryan 6 6 3 6 6   R Hewitt 4 6 7 6
  Nicola Pietrangeli 2 8 6 3 2   T Ryan 6 7 6
  Jean-Claude Barclay 6 4 1 0 LL   I Konishi 4 5 4
LL   Ichizo Konishi 1 6 6 6   T Ryan 3 4 6 6 1
  Bob Hewitt 6 6 6   R Hewitt 6 6 2 3 6
LL   Lance Lumsden 2 4 3   R Hewitt 6 6 4 6
  Ingo Buding 2 2 6 2 3   F Stolle 2 3 6 2
3   Fred Stolle 6 6 4 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  José Luis Arilla 20 4 6 6 6
  Patricio Rodríguez 22 6 2 2 2   JL Arilla 4 7 6 6
  Dick Crealy 4 2 10   W Knight 6 5 4 2
  Billy Knight 6 6 12   JL Arilla 3 2 6
  Abe Segal 6 6 6   J Leschly 6 6 8
  Ion Țiriac 4 2 3   A Segal 6 2 6 4
  Jan Leschly 6 9 6   J Leschly 8 6 3 6
  Frank Salomon 4 7 4   J Leschly 6 1 6 6 6
  Ray Moore 2 6 10 6 7   C Drysdale 3 6 8 3 8
Q   John Clifton 6 2 8 1   R Moore 5 2 2
Q   Geoffrey Bluett 3 1 7 5   J Pickens 7 6 6
  John Pickens 6 6 5 7   J Pickens 3 2 2
  Premjit Lall 6 6 6 7   C Drysdale 6 6 6
  Colin Zeeman 3 4 1   P Lall 6 6 3
  Jan Kodeš 4 4 5 7   C Drysdale 8 8 6
7   Cliff Drysdale 6 6 7

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  Graham Stilwell 4 2 6 13
  Cliff Richey 6 6 3 15   C Richey 5 6 6 6
  Terry Addison 6 9 3 4 6   T Addison 7 2 4 4
Q   Ray Weedon 4 7 6 6 2   C Richey 6 7 9
  Georges Goven 6 6 7   G Goven 2 5 7
  Eduardo Soriano 3 4 5   G Goven 2 7 6 4 6
  Bob Howe 6 6 6   R Howe 6 5 3 6 2
Q   Robert Puddicombe 1 2 4   C Richey 4 4 4
  Paul Hutchins 3 3 4 2   A Roche 6 6 6
  Eric Drossart 6 6 6   E Drossart 1 2 10
  Peter Curtis 6 6 6   P Curtis 6 6 12
LL   Barry Butcher 1 4 3   P Curtis 2 6 6 2
  Allan Stone 5 6 2 7 6 2   A Roche 6 4 8 6
  Miguel Olvera 7 2 6 5 0   A Stone 1 8 4
Q   Ted Beards 2 4 4 2   A Roche 6 10 6
2   Tony Roche 6 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.

External linksEdit

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