1965 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1965 U.S. National Championships
Champion Australia Margaret Smith[1]
Runner-up United States Billie Jean Moffitt[1]
Final score 8–6, 7–5
Details
Seeds 8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1964 · U.S. National Championships · 1966 →

First-seeded Margaret Smith defeated fifth-seeded Billie Jean Moffitt 8–5, 7–5 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1965 U.S. National Championships.

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. Margaret Smith is the champion; others show in brackets the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. Australia Margaret Smith (Champion)
  2. Brazil Maria Bueno (Semifinalist)
  3. United Kingdom Ann Jones (Quarterfinalist)
  4. United States Nancy Richey (Semifinalist)
  5. United States Billie Jean Moffitt (Finalist)
  6. France Françoise Dürr (Quarterfinalist)
  7. United States Carole Graebner (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Argentina Norma Baylon (Quarterfinalist)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Final Eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                             
1 Australia Margaret Smith 6 6
6 France Françoise Dürr 1 0
1 Australia Margaret Smith 6 6
4 United States Nancy Richey 2 2
8 Argentina Norma Baylon 4 5
4 United States Nancy Richey 6 7
1 Australia Margaret Smith 8 7
5 United States Billie Jean Moffitt 6 5
2 Brazil Maria Bueno 8 1 9
7 United States Carole Graebner 6 6 7
2 Brazil Maria Bueno 2 3
5 United States Billie Jean Moffitt 6 6
3 United Kingdom Ann Jones 14 2
5 United States Billie Jean Moffitt 16 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 472. ISBN 978-0942257700.