1968 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Doubles

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Women's Doubles
1968 Wimbledon Championships
Champions United States Rosie Casals
United States Billie Jean King
Runners-up France Françoise Dürr
United Kingdom Ann Jones
Final score 3–6, 6–4, 7–5
Details
Draw 48 (4Q)
Seeds 4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1967 · Wimbledon Championships · 1969 →

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]

Seeds[edit]

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

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

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

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

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 United States R Casals
United States Billie Jean King
6 7
South Africa A du Plooy
South Africa P Walkden
2 5
1 United States R Casals
United States BJ King
10 6
United States C Martinez
United States K Pigeon
8 0
Sweden K Bartholdson
Sweden C Sandberg
2 4
United States C Martinez
United States K Pigeon
6 6
1 United States R Casals
United States BJ King
6 3 6
Australia M Court
United Kingdom V Wade
4 6 3
Italy L Bassi
France C Spinoza
1 2
West Germany E Buding
West Germany H Schultze
6 6
West Germany Edda Buding
West Germany H Schultze
3 1
Australia M Court
United Kingdom V Wade
6 6
Q Japan J Sawamatsu
Japan K Sawamatsu
3 1
Australia M Court
United Kingdom V Wade
6 6

Section 2[edit]

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

Bottom half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Australia K Harris
Australia L Hunt
6 7
United States A Tym
Argentina M Vrancovich
3 5 Australia K Harris
Australia L Hunt
4 6 2
Sweden E Lundquist
France É Terras
4 3 United States M-A Eisel
United States K Harter
6 4 6
United States M-A Eisel
United States K Harter
6 6 United States M-A Eisel
United States K Harter
6 6
United States M Aschner
United States V Rogers
6 7 United States M Aschner
United States V Rogers
1 1
United Kingdom C Janes
United Kingdom E Truman
3 5 United States M Aschner
United States V Rogers
6 8
South Africa E Emanuel
South Africa M Godwin
6 6 South Africa E Emanuel
South Africa M Godwin
3 6
Sweden EE Andersson
Sweden M Pegel
3 2 United States M-A Eisel
United States K Harter
1 1
Australia K Krantzcke
Australia K Melville
6 6 3 France F Dürr
United Kingdom A Jones
6 6
Netherlands M Jansen
Netherlands J Salomé
3 1 Australia K Krantzcke
Australia K Melville
6 6
United Kingdom A Soady
United Kingdom J Townsend
4 6 7 United Kingdom A Soady
United Kingdom J Townsend
1 2
Czechoslovakia J Volavková
Czechoslovakia V Vopičková
6 1 5 Australia K Krantzcke
Australia K Melville
3 5
Canada V Berner
Canada F Urban
6 6 3 France F Dürr
United Kingdom A Jones
6 7
Australia H Gourlay
South Africa L Rossouw
1 4 Canada V Berner
Canada F Urban
1 1
France R Darmon
France J Lieffrig
4 2 3 France F Dürr
United Kingdom A Jones
6 6
3 France F Dürr
United Kingdom A Jones
6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Italy F Gordigiani
Italy L Pericoli
w/o
Q United Kingdom J Knight
United Kingdom P Roberts
Q United Kingdom J Knight
United Kingdom P Roberts
2 4
United Kingdom R Lloyd
United Kingdom F MacLennan
6 6
South Africa V Forbes
South Africa H Segal
2 5
United Kingdom R Lloyd
United Kingdom F MacLennan
6 7
United Kingdom R Lloyd
United Kingdom F MacLennan
6 6
West Germany H Niessen
Germany H Orth
1 3
West Germany H Niessen
West Germany H Orth
6 6
Netherlands L Jansen-Venneboer
Mexico E Subirats
3 0
West Germany H Niessen
West Germany
H Orth
2 Brazil M Bueno
United States N Richey
w/o
Soviet Union Galina Baksheeva
Soviet Union Olga Morozova
4 2
2 Brazil Maria Bueno
United States Nancy Richey
6 6

References[edit]

  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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