1962 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1962 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United States Karen Susman
Runner-up Czechoslovakia Věra Suková
Final score 6–4, 6–4
Details
Draw 96 (10Q)
Seeds 8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
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Angela Mortimer was the defending champion, but lost in the fourth round to Věra Suková.

Karen Susman defeated Suková in the final, 6–4, 6–4 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1962 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Seeds[edit]

01.   Australia Margaret Smith (Second round)
02.   United States Darlene Hard (Quarterfinals)
03.   Brazil Maria Bueno (Semifinals)
04.   South Africa Renée Schuurman (Quarterfinals)
05.   United Kingdom Ann Haydon (Semifinals)
06.   United Kingdom Angela Mortimer (Fourth round)
07.   Australia Lesley Turner (Quarterfinals)
08.   United States Karen Susman (Champion)

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

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
United States Billie Jean Moffitt 3 1
5 United Kingdom Ann Haydon 6 6
5 United Kingdom Ann Haydon 6 1
8 United States Karen Susman 8 6
4 South Africa Renée Schuurman 4 4
8 United States Karen Susman 6 6
8 United States Karen Susman 6 6
Czechoslovakia Věra Suková 4 4
7 Australia Lesley Turner 6 4 2
3 Brazil Maria Bueno 2 6 6
3 Brazil Maria Bueno 4 3
Czechoslovakia Věra Suková 6 6
Czechoslovakia Věra Suková 6 6
2 United States Darlene Hard 4 3

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 Australia Margaret Smith 6 3 5
United States Billie Jean Moffitt 1 6 7
United States BJ Moffitt 7 6
United States C Caldwell 5 3
United States Carole Caldwell 4 6 8
France Florence de la Courtie 6 2 6
United States BJ Moffitt 6 6
Austria S Pachta 1 2
West Germany Almut Sturm 6 4 6
United States Mimi Arnold 0 6 3
West Germany A Sturm 4 6 1
Austria S Pachta 6 2 6
Q New Zealand Patsy Belton 1 0
Austria Sonja Pachta 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 United Kingdom Ann Haydon 6 6
Italy Silvana Lazzarino 1 2
5 United Kingdom A Haydon 6 6
South Africa S Price 4 4
Australia Margaret Hellyer 2 6 6
South Africa Sandra Price 6 1 8
5 United Kingdom A Haydon 6 6
United States V Palmer 2 2
United States Vicky Palmer 6 6
Spain Pilar Barril 1 1
United States V Palmer 2 6 7
Australia R Ebbern 6 0 5
Australia Robyn Ebbern 6 6
Q United Kingdom Jean Knight 0 0

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 South Africa Renée Schuurman 6 6
United Kingdom Frances MacLennan 0 4 4 South Africa R Schuurman 6 6
United Kingdom Pat Roberts 2 3 United Kingdom P Roberts 2 2
United Kingdom Pauline Roberts 6 6 4 South Africa R Schuurman 2 6 6
New Zealand Anne Smith 7 8 3 United States J Bricka 6 1 4
United States Judy Alvarez 9 6 6 United States J Alvarez 4 3
France Paule Courteix 3 1 United States J Bricka 6 6
United States Justina Bricka 6 6 4 South Africa R Schuurman 5 6 6
United Kingdom Rita Bentley 6 6 Australia M Schacht 7 4 1
United Kingdom Carole Rosser 3 2 United Kingdom R Bentley 6 6
United Kingdom Rosemary Deloford 6 5 5 Hungary M Peterdy-Wolf 1 3
Hungary Márta Peterdy-Wolf 4 7 7 United Kingdom R Bentley 4 1
Belgium Christiane Mercelis 6 5 0 Australia M Schacht 6 6
Australia Jill Blackman 2 7 6 Australia J Blackman 3 8 5
Australia Madonna Schacht 7 6 Australia M Schacht 6 6 7
United Kingdom Caroline Yates-Bell 5 2

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 United States Karen Susman 6 6
Spain Ana María Estalella 2 1 8 United States K Susman 8 6
Italy Maria Teresa Riedl 2 6 United Kingdom P Hird 6 4
United Kingdom Pat Hird 6 8 8 United States K Susman 7 10
Q United Kingdom Hazel Cheadle 1 1 United Kingdom E Starkie 5 8
United Kingdom Liz Starkie 6 6 United Kingdom E Starkie 5 6 6
United States Gwen Thomas United States G Thomas 7 4 2
United Kingdom Frances Walton w/o 8 United States K Susman 6 6
Q United Kingdom Virginia Wade 4 6 6 Australia J Tegart 4 2
United States Pat Edrich 6 4 2 Q United Kingdom V Wade 6 3 1
United Kingdom Alison Stroud 4 1 Australia J Tegart 4 6 6
Australia Judy Tegart 6 6 Australia J Tegart 6 6
South Africa Valerie Forbes 6 6 South Africa V Forbes 3 3
Q United Kingdom Ann McAlpine 1 1 South Africa V Forbes 6 6
West Germany Heide Schildknecht 6 12 West Germany H Schildknecht 2 2
United Kingdom Robin Blakelock 1 10

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Q United Kingdom Jenny Wagstaff 5 1
South Africa Jean Forbes 7 6 South Africa J Forbes 6 6
Switzerland Alice Wavre 1 3 Spain C Coronado 3 1
Spain Carmen Coronado 6 6 South Africa J Forbes 6 6
Q Republic of Ireland Eleanor O'Neill 3 1 Italy L Bassi 3 3
Italy Lucia Bassi 6 6 Italy L Bassi 6 4 6
United Kingdom Lorna Cawthorn 2 3 United Kingdom M Lee 1 6 4
United Kingdom Margaret Lee 6 6 South Africa J Forbes 1 2
United States Margaret duPont 2 4 7 Australia Turner 6 6
United Kingdom Christine Truman 6 6 United Kingdom C Truman 6 6
Denmark Inge Overgaard 4 0 New Zealand E Green 1 0
New Zealand Ethne Green 6 6 United Kingdom C Truman 5 4
Q South Africa Marlene Gerson 5 3 7 Australia L Turner 7 6
Australia Kaye Dening 7 6 Australia K Dening 4 1
United Kingdom Jill Mills 4 1 7 Australia L Turner 6 6
7 Australia Lesley Turner 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Australia Heather Ross 6 3 1
Australia Mary Hawton 3 6 6 Australia M Hawton 5 5
United States Nancy Richey 11 10 United States N Richey 7 7
United States Donna Floyd 9 8 United States N Richey 5 6
Hungary Zsuzsa Körmöczy 2 6 7 United Kingdom D Catt 7 8
France Sue Chatrier 6 4 5 Hungary Z Körmöczy 5 1
South Africa Bernice Vukovich 2 6 4 United Kingdom D Catt 7 6
United Kingdom Deidre Catt 6 4 6 United Kingdom D Catt 2 4
Soviet Union Anna Dmitrieva 6 6 3 Brazil M Bueno 6 6
United Kingdom Carol Webb 1 2 Soviet Union A Dmitrieva 8 5 7
Q West Germany Renate Ostermann 8 6 Q West Germany R Ostermann 6 7 5
West Germany Karin Herich 6 2 Soviet Union A Dmitrieva 6 1 1
Italy Francesca Gordigiani 2 3 3 Brazil M Bueno 3 6 6
West Germany Edda Buding 6 6 West Germany E Buding 4 6 3
United States Margaret Varner 3 4 3 Brazil M Bueno 6 4 6
3 Brazil Maria Bueno 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Austria Doris Schuster 1 3
Czechoslovakia Věra Suková 6 6
Czechoslovakia V Suková 8 6
Australia J Lehane 6 3
United States Carole Ann Loop 3 1
Australia Jan Lehane 6 6
Czechoslovakia V Suková 1 6 6
6 United Kingdom A Mortimer 6 4 3
New Zealand Judy Davidson 6 8
France Michelle Bourbonnais 2 6
New Zealand J Davidson 1 1
6 United Kingdom A Mortimer 6 6
Q United Kingdom Margaret Grace 2 2
6 United Kingdom Angela Mortimer 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
West Germany Helga Schultze 2 6 6
United Kingdom Vivienne Cox 6 4 1
West Germany H Schultze 6 1 6
South Africa H Segal 4 6 3
France Rosie Darmon 3 1
South Africa Heather Segal 6 6
West Germany H Schultze 1 0
2 United States D Hard 6 6
Netherlands Eva de Jong 6 6
Italy Lea Pericoli 3 4
Netherlands E de Jong 0 0
2 United States D Hard 6 6
United Kingdom Ruth Illingworth 0 2
2 United States Darlene Hard 6 6

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

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