1968 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

Billie Jean King was the two-time defending champion and she defeated Judy Tegart 9–7, 7–5, to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1968 Wimbledon Championships.[1] This was King's second Grand Slam title of the year and her fifth overall.

Women's Singles
1968 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionUnited States Billie Jean King
Runner-upAustralia Judy Tegart
Final score9–7, 7–5
Details
Draw96 (8 Q )
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1967 · Wimbledon Championships · 1969 →

SeedsEdit

01.     Billie Jean King (Champion)
02.     Margaret Court (Quarterfinals)
03.     Nancy Richey (Semifinals)
04.     Ann Jones (Semifinals)
05.     Virginia Wade (First round)
06.     Maria Bueno (Quarterfinals)
07.     Judy Tegart (Final)
08.     Lesley Bowrey (Quarterfinals)

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

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1   Billie Jean King 6 6
8   Lesley Bowrey 3 4
1   Billie Jean King 4 7 6
4   Ann Jones 6 5 2
4   Ann Jones 6 6
  Françoise Dürr 2 2
1   Billie Jean King 9 7
7   Judy Tegart 7 5
6   Maria Bueno 4 2
3   Nancy Richey 6 6
3   Nancy Richey 3 1
7   Judy Tegart 6 6
7   Judy Tegart 4 8 6
2   Margaret Court 6 6 1

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   BJ King 7 6
  J Bartkowicz 5 4
1   BJ King 6 7
  S DeFina 2 5
  L Rossouw 3 4
  S DeFina 6 6
1   BJ King 6 6
  F Moore 2 4
  F Moore 2 6 6
  L Hunt 6 2 3
  F Moore 2 6 6
  M Jansen 6 4 1
  C Janes 4 2
  M Jansen 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8   L Bowrey 6 6
  E Lundquist 2 1
8   L Bowrey 6 6
  H Schultze 4 2
  F Gordigiani 1 3
  H Schultze 6 6
8   L Bowrey 6 6
  J Williams 3 1
  J Williams 6 7
  V Vopičková 2 5
  J Williams 7 4 6
  J Lieffrig 5 6 4
  J Lieffrig 10 6
  A Soady 8 3

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   A Jones 6 4 6
  K Harter 0 6 4 4   A Jones 6 6
  L Bassi 3 4 Q   J Hoad 0 1
Q   J Hoad 6 6 4   A Jones 6 7
  M Giorgi 3 2   P Walkden 2 5
  E Emmanuel 6 6   E Emmanuel 2 3
  P Walkden 3 6 8   P Walkden 6 6
  R Darmon 6 0 6 4   A Jones 6 6
  H Segal 2 5   H Gourlay 3 1
  H Niessen 6 7   H Niessen 6 6 6
  H Gourlay 6 6   H Gourlay 3 8 8
  O Morozova 4 4   H Gourlay 6 6
  C Martinez 6 6 6   C Martinez 4 0
  E Subirats 8 3 4   C Martinez 6 7
  J Congdon 6 4 6   J Congdon 1 5
  C Spinoza 2 6 4

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   V Wade 4 3
  C Sandberg 6 6   C Sandberg 6 7
  R Bentley 5 4 Q   M Aschner 2 5
Q   M Aschner 7 6   C Sandberg 4 4
  M Wheeler 3 3   P Hogan 6 6
  C Molesworth 6 6   C Molesworth 6 3 3
  P Hogan 6 6   P Hogan 3 6 6
  J Drysdale 1 2   P Hogan 2 2
  F Dürr 6 6   F Dürr 6 6
  C Mercelis 4 2   F Dürr 6 6
  J Townsend 6 6   J Townsend 0 4
  A Tym 2 4   F Dürr 6 8
  P Lamm 6 9   K Melville 3 6
  L Jansen-Venneboer 3 7   P Lamm 4 4
Q   K Sawamatsu 2 2   K Melville 6 6
  K Melville 6 6

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Q   K Schediwy 1 8
  K Krantzcke 6 10   K Krantzcke 7 3
  R Casals 6 7   R Casals 9 6
  V Ziegenfuss 3 5   R Casals 8 3 7
  G Sherriff 4 4   G Baksheeva 6 6 5
  F MacLennan 6 6   F MacLennan 5 1
  I Löfdahl 9 2   G Baksheeva 7 6
  G Baksheeva 11 6   R Casals 7 4 3
  M Lee 7 0 5 6   M Bueno 5 6 6
  F Urban 5 6 7   F Urban 7 5 2
  J Heldman 6 6   J Heldman 5 7 6
  C Mandarino 1 4   J Heldman 4 1
  E Pratt 6 4 6   M Bueno 6 6
  C Sherriff 8 6   C Sherriff 4 1
  L Pericoli w/o 6   M Bueno 6 6
6   M Bueno

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Q   N Netter 6 6
  I Loeys 2 3   N Netter 2 6
  H Orth 1 8 6   H Orth 6 8
  F de la Courtie-Billat 6 6 1   H Orth 2 0
  P Roberts 5 2   K Pigeon 6 6
  B Vukovich 7 6   B Vukovich 1 3
  M Salfati 4 6 5   K Pigeon 6 6
  K Pigeon 6 3 7   K Pigeon 5 5
  Greville-Collins 3 5 3   N Richey 7 7
  A Suurbeek 6 7   A Suurbeek 0 6 2
  E Truman 4 6 3   W Shaw 6 4 6
  W Shaw 6 4 6   W Shaw 1 2
LL   W Hall 6 4 3 3   N Richey 6 6
Q   H Amos 3 6 6 Q   H Amos 1 3
  M Godwin 1 3 3   Richey 6 6
3   N Richey 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  S Brasher 4 6 6
Q   R Giscafré 6 4 4
  S Brasher 6 9
  V Rogers 2 7
  R Lloyd 1 3
  V Rogers 6 6
  S Brasher 2 2
7   J Tegart 6 6
  M-A Eisel 6 6
  MT Riedl 1 4
  M-A Eisel 2 6
7   J Tegart 6 8
  J Volavková 0 1
7   J Tegart 6 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  K Seelbach 6 6
Q   M Harris 3 2
  K Seelbach 1 1
  E Buding 6 6
  K Harris 1 1
  E Buding 6 6
  E Buding 2 3
2   M Court 6 6
  A Bakker 4 6 6
  É Terras 6 3 1
  A Bakker 0 2
2   M Court 6 6
  A du Plooy 1 0
2   M Court 6 6

ReferencesEdit

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

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