Robyn Ebbern (born 2 July 1944) is an Australian former tennis player who was active in the 1960s.
|Born||2 July 1944|
|Highest ranking||No. 9 (1964)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||SF (1961, 1963, 1964)|
|French Open||QF (1963)|
|US Open||QF (1964)|
|Career record||no value|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||W (1962, 1963)|
|French Open||F (1963)|
|US Open||W (1963)|
|Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results|
|Australian Open||W (1965)|
|French Open||3R (1961, 1963, 1964)|
|US Open||1R (1964)|
Born in Brisbane, Ebbern and Margaret Smith won the Australian Championships doubles in 1962 and 1963 and the U.S. Championships doubles in 1963. In the same year in the French Championships, they were defeated in the final by Renée Schuurman and Ann Haydon-Jones. In January 1962, she reached the final of the Tasmanian Championships in which she was defeated by Margaret Smith. In July 1963 she won the singles title at the Swiss Championships, played in Gstaad, defeating Lesley Turner in the final in straight sets. In the doubles final, she teamed up with Turner and won against Renée Schuurman and Norma Baylon. In November 1963, she partnered with Smith to win the South Australian doubles title against Turner and Jan Lehane.
In the 1965 Australian Championships mixed doubles, she and Owen Davidson shared the championship with Court and John Newcombe. The final was not played. In 1966, Ebbern and Bill Bowrey were defeated in the final by Judy Tegart and Tony Roche.
Grand Slam tournamentsEdit
Doubles: 6 (3 titles, 3 runners-up)Edit
|Win||1962||Australian Championships||Grass||Margaret Smith|| Darlene Hard
Mary Carter Reitano
|Win||1963||Australian Championships||Grass||Margaret Smith|| Jan Lehane
|Loss||1963||French Championships||Clay||Margaret Smith|| Renée Schuurman
|Win||1963||U.S. Championships||Grass||Margaret Smith|| Darlene Hard
|4–6, 10–8, 6–3|
|Loss||1964||Australian Championships||Grass||Margaret Smith|| Judy Tegart
|Loss||1965||Australian Championships||Grass||Billie Jean Moffitt|| Margaret Smith
|1–6, 6–2, 6–3|
Mixed doubles: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)Edit
|Win||1965||Australian Championships||Grass||Owen Davidson|| Margaret Smith
|Loss||1966||Australian Championships||Grass||Bill Bowrey|| Judy Tegart
- "Laver Wins Tas. Title". The Canberra Times. 30 January 1962. p. 16 – via National Library of Australia.
- "Ebbern Wins". The Canberra Times. 22 July 1963. p. 20 – via National Library of Australia.
- "Shock Defeat of Emerson". The Canberra Times. 23 July 1963. p. 28 – via National Library of Australia.
- "Australians Take Tennis Title". The Canberra Times. 23 November 1963. p. 44 – via National Library of Australia.
- Collins, Bud (2008). The Bud Collins History of Tennis: An Authoritative Encyclopedia and Record Book. New York, N.Y: New Chapter Press. pp. 695, 703. ISBN 0-942257-41-3.
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