1968 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Doubles

Rosemary Casals and Billie Jean King successfully defended their title, defeating Françoise Dürr and Ann Jones in the final, 3–6, 6–4, 7–5 to win the Ladies' Doubles tennis title at the 1968 Wimbledon Championships.[1][2]

Women's Doubles
1968 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionsUnited States Rosie Casals
United States Billie Jean King
Runners-upFrance Françoise Dürr
United Kingdom Ann Jones
Final score3–6, 6–4, 7–5
Details
Draw48 (4 Q )
Seeds4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1967 · Wimbledon Championships · 1969 →

SeedsEdit

01.     Rosie Casals /   Billie Jean King (Champions)
02.     Maria Bueno /   Nancy Richey (Third round)
03.     Françoise Dürr /   Ann Jones (Final)
04.     Lesley Bowrey /   Judy Tegart (Semifinals)

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

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Rosie Casals
  Billie Jean King
6 3 6
  Margaret Court
  Virginia Wade
4 6 3
1   Rosie Casals
  Billie Jean King
1 6 10
4   Lesley Bowrey
  Judy Tegart
6 1 8
4   Lesley Bowrey
  Judy Tegart
4 6 6
  Winnie Shaw
  Joyce Williams
6 4 2
1   Rosie Casals
  Billie Jean King
3 6 7
3   Françoise Dürr
  Ann Jones
6 4 5
  Mary-Ann Eisel
  Kathleen Harter
1 1
3   Françoise Dürr
  Ann Jones
6 6
3   Françoise Dürr
  Ann Jones
6 6
  Robin Lloyd
  Frances MacLennan
1 0
  Robin Lloyd
  Frances MacLennan
6 6
  Helga Niessen
  Heide Orth
1 3

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   R Casals
  Billie Jean King
6 7
  A du Plooy
  P Walkden
2 5
1   R Casals
  BJ King
10 6
  C Martinez
  K Pigeon
8 0
  K Bartholdson
  C Sandberg
2 4
  C Martinez
  K Pigeon
6 6
1   R Casals
  BJ King
6 3 6
  M Court
  V Wade
4 6 3
  L Bassi
  C Spinoza
1 2
  E Buding
  H Schultze
6 6
  Edda Buding
  H Schultze
3 1
  M Court
  V Wade
6 6
Q   J Sawamatsu
  K Sawamatsu
3 1
  M Court
  V Wade
6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4   L Bowrey
  J Tegart
6 6
  A Barrett
  P Roberts
2 4 4   L Bowrey
  J Tegart
6 6
  I Loeys
  C Mercelis
3 6 2   D Hart
  E Pratt
0 4
  D Hart
  E Pratt
6 2 6 4   L Bowrey
  J Tegart
11 8 6
  J Bartkowicz
  S DeFina
w/o   P Hogan
  V Ziegenfuss
13 6 2
  I Löfdahl
  M Salfati
  I Löfdahl
  M Salfati
4 3
  P Hogan
  V Ziegenfuss
6 7   P Hogan
  V Ziegenfuss
6 6
Q   S Brasher
  P Mattes
2 5 4   L Bowrey
  J Tegart
4 6 6
  A Bakker
  A Suurbeek
6 7   W Shaw
  J Williams
6 4 2
  J Congdon
  L Greville-Collins
3 5   A Bakker
  A Suurbeek
6 6
  M Giorgi
  MT Riedl
2 2 Q   V Cáceres
  R Giscafré
2 1
Q   V Cáceres
  R Giscafré
6 6   A Bakker
  A Suurbeek
2 4
  W Shaw
  J Williams
6 8   W Shaw
  J Williams
6 6
  G Sherriff
  C Sherriff
0 6   W Shaw
  J Williams
6 1 6
  R Bentley
  B Vukovich
5 2   J Heldman
  F Moore
3 6 3
  J Heldman
  F Moore
7 6

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  K Harris
  L Hunt
6 7
  A Tym
  M Vrancovich
3 5   K Harris
  L Hunt
4 6 2
  E Lundquist
  É Terras
4 3   M-A Eisel
  K Harter
6 4 6
  M-A Eisel
  K Harter
6 6   M-A Eisel
  K Harter
6 6
  M Aschner
  V Rogers
6 7   M Aschner
  V Rogers
1 1
  C Janes
  E Truman
3 5   M Aschner
  V Rogers
6 8
  E Emmanuel
  M Godwin
6 6   E Emmanuel
  M Godwin
3 6
  E Andersson
  M Pegel
3 2   M-A Eisel
  K Harter
1 1
  K Krantzcke
  K Melville
6 6 3   F Dürr
  A Jones
6 6
  M Jansen
  J Salomé
3 1   K Krantzcke
  K Melville
6 6
  A Soady
  J Townsend
4 6 7   A Soady
  J Townsend
1 2
  J Volavková
  V Vopičková
6 1 5   K Krantzcke
  K Melville
3 5
  V Berner
  F Urban
6 6 3   F Dürr
  A Jones
6 7
  H Gourlay
  L Rossouw
1 4   V Berner
  F Urban
1 1
  R Darmon
  J Lieffrig
4 2 3   F Dürr
  A Jones
6 6
3   F Dürr
  A Jones
6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  F Gordigiani
  L Pericoli
w/o
Q   J Knight
  P Roberts
Q   J Knight
  P Roberts
2 4
  R Lloyd
  F MacLennan
6 6
  V Forbes
  H Segal
2 5
  R Lloyd
  F MacLennan
6 7
  R Lloyd
  F MacLennan
6 6
  H Niessen
  H Orth
1 3
  H Niessen
  H Orth
6 6
  L Jansen-Venneboer
  E Subirats
3 0
  H Niessen
 
H Orth
2   M Bueno
  N Richey
w/o
  Galina Baksheeva
  Olga Morozova
4 2
2   Maria Bueno
  Nancy Richey
6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 100 Years of Wimbledon by Lance Tingay, Guinness Superlatives Ltd. 1977
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.

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