1962 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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1962 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   Australia Rod Laver[1]
Runner-up   Australia Martin Mulligan[1]
Final score   6–2, 6–2, 6–1
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1961 1963 > 

Rod Laver defeated Martin Mulligan 6–2, 6–2, 6–1 in the final to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1962 Wimbledon Championships.

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. Rod Laver is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. Australia Rod Laver (Champion)
  2. Australia Roy Emerson (Fourth round)
  3. Australia Neale Fraser (Semifinalist)
  4. India Ramanathan Krishnan (Third round)
  5. United States Chuck McKinley (Second round)
  6. Spain Manuel Santana (Quarterfinalist)
  7. Italy Nicola Pietrangeli (Third round)
  8. Australia Bob Hewitt (Quarterfinalist)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  Australia Rod Laver 14 9 6 6    
6  Spain Manuel Santana 16 7 2 2    
  1  Australia Rod Laver 10 6 7      
  3  Australia Neale Fraser 8 1 5      
3  Australia Neale Fraser 6 6 4 4 6
   Mexico Rafael Osuna 3 1 6 6 2  
    1  Australia Rod Laver 6 6 6    
   Australia Martin Mulligan 2 2 1    
   Australia Ken Fletcher 6 9 4 1 2  
 Australia John Fraser 1 7 6 6 6  
 Australia John Fraser 3 2 2    
   Australia Martin Mulligan 6 6 6      
8  Australia Bob Hewitt 8 4 3 4  
   Australia Martin Mulligan 6 6 6 6    

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 Australia Laver 7 6 6
India Kumar 5 1 2 1 Australia Laver 6 6 6
United Kingdom Pickard 2 6 6 6 United Kingdom Pickard 1 2 2
Q Japan Fujii 6 1 3 1 1 Australia Laver 6 6 6
United States Reed 6 6 6 United States Reed 4 1 4
Austria Saiko 3 2 3 United States Reed 8 4 6 6
Q South Africa McMillan 6 6 7 Q South Africa McMillan 6 6 2 4
Mexico Reyes 2 2 5 1 Australia Laver 6 6 13
Venezuela Pimentel 6 6 6 France Darmon 3 2 11
Italy Jacobini 3 4 1 Venezuela Pimentel 6 5 3 3
Norway Moe 6 10 6 Norway Moe 2 7 6 6
Ecuador Zuleta 4 8 1 Norway Moe 3 4 4
Chile Rodríguez 6 4 6 7 France Darmon 6 6 6
Australia Woodcock 0 6 4 5 Chile Rodríguez 0 2 2
France Darmon 6 6 1 6 France Darmon 6 6 6
New Zealand Otway 3 4 6 4

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6 Spain Santana 6 6 6
South Africa Drysdale 3 1 3 6 Spain Santana 6 6 6
Soviet Union Lejus 7 3 6 12 Soviet Union Lejus 2 3 4
Belgium Brichant 5 6 1 10 6 Spain Santana 6 4 6 6
France Renavand 6 6 6 France Renavand 3 6 4 1
United Kingdom Coni 1 3 1 France Renavand 6 6 7
Philippines Hernandez 5 4 6 14 6 Philippines Hernandez 0 3 5
Q United Kingdom Truman 7 6 4 12 2 6 Spain Santana 12 6 8 6
Australia Davidson 6 6 6 United States Froehling 10 3 10 3
West Germany Ecklebe 4 2 2 Australia Davidson 11 2 6 6
Finland Nyyssonen 3 4 6 6 6 Finland Nyyssonen 9 6 1 4
India Ali 6 6 4 0 2 Australia Davidson 6 5 8 4
Q Australia Bowrey 15 6 6 United States Froehling 8 7 6 6
Mexico Palafox 13 3 2 Q Australia Bowrey 5 3 4
United States Froehling 16 4 6 6 United States Froehling 7 6 6
United Kingdom Becker 14 6 4 4

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 Australia Fraser 6 6 6
United States Neely 0 4 3 3 Australia Fraser 6 6 6
Australia Pares 5 10 6 6 Australia Pares 0 3 4
Australia Holland 7 8 3 0 3 Australia Fraser 6 16 10
France Pilet 6 7 8 United Kingdom Knight 4 14 8
New Zealand McDonald 3 5 6 France Pilet 4 5 4
United Kingdom Knight 6 17 6 United Kingdom Knight 6 7 6
Argentina Soriano 3 15 2 3 Australia Fraser 8 8 6 6
India Mukerjea 6 6 6 West Germany Kuhnke 6 10 1 3
Q Australia Kendall 0 3 1 India Mukerjea 6 3 3 6 6
United States Dell 6 6 6 United States Dell 4 6 6 4 2
Switzerland Lemann 2 4 1 India Mukerjea 7 4 5
Spain Couder 9 7 6 West Germany Kuhnke 9 6 7
Canada Godbout 7 5 2 Spain Couder 1 1 4
West Germany Kuhnke 6 6 6 West Germany Kuhnke 6 6 6
Poland Gasiorek 2 1 1

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 Italy Pietrangeli 10 6 6
Australia Lane 8 2 3 7 Italy Pietrangeli 24 6 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Pilić 6 6 6 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Pilić 22 2 4
Q United Kingdom Gracie 4 1 4 7 Italy Pietrangeli 4 6 6 5 1
United States Fox 6 6 6 United Kingdom Mills 6 2 4 7 6
United States Mulloy 3 3 4 United States Fox 7 3 2
United Kingdom Mills 3 6 6 6 United Kingdom Mills 9 6 6
Q United Kingdom Dixon 6 2 2 2 United Kingdom Mills 3 3 2
Australia Newcombe 8 7 6 Mexico Osuna 6 6 6
United States Scott 6 5 4 Australia Newcombe 4 6 5 3
Mexico Osuna 8 1 6 6 6 Mexico Osuna 6 3 7 6
Brazil Mandarino 10 6 4 3 3 Mexico Osuna 6 9 8 6
Q South Africa Sanders 6 6 6 South Africa Forbes 2 11 6 4
United Kingdom Paish 4 2 4 Q South Africa Sanders 1 3 1
South Africa Forbes 6 6 6 South Africa Forbes 6 6 6
United States Palmer 3 1 4

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
New Zealand Crookenden 6 1 12 6
Austria Legenstein 3 6 10 3 New Zealand Crookenden 3 6 3 6 6
Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Saloman 4 6 11 12 6 Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Saloman 6 3 6 2 3
United Kingdom Barrett 6 3 13 10 2 New Zealand Crookenden 3 6 7 4
United Kingdom Taylor United Kingdom Taylor 6 4 9 6
Tunisia Belkhodjia w/o United Kingdom Taylor 9 13 19
Australia Shepherd 6 6 7 Australia Shepherd 7 11 17
United Kingdom Tattersall 4 4 5 United Kingdom Taylor 6 3 8 4 4
Australia Fletcher 6 6 6 Australia Fletcher 2 6 6 6 6
Australia Phillips-Moore 2 3 3 Australia Fletcher 6 3 6 5 6
Japan Ishiguro 4 6 6 6 Japan Ishiguro 2 6 4 7 4
France Jalabert 6 4 2 1 Australia Fletcher 6 6 6
United Kingdom Hann 6 6 5 7 United Kingdom Hann 3 3 1
Australia Hughes 4 4 7 5 United Kingdom Hann 6 6 6
5 United States McKinley 6 6 6 5 United States McKinley 3 2 2
Q Australia French 1 2 1

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
West Germany Buding 2 6 4 6 6
Australia Jacques 6 4 6 4 4 West Germany Buding 3 6 5 3
Mexico Palafox 6 6 6 Mexico Palafox 6 4 7 6
Colombia Alvarez 3 2 3 Mexico Palafox 3 6 2 1
Italy Sirola 10 5 2 7 6 Italy Sirola 6 1 6 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jovanović 8 7 6 5 4 Italy Sirola 2 2 6 6 6
United Kingdom Sangster 3 6 11 6 United Kingdom Sangster 6 6 3 2 0
United States Henry 6 3 9 0 Italy Sirola 4 4 2
United States Crawford 6 6 6 Australia Fraser 6 6 6
Spain Arilla 4 3 4 United States Crawford 7 6 4 4
Australia Fraser 1 6 6 6 Australia Fraser 9 4 6 6
Brazil Fernandes 6 4 3 4 Australia Fraser 5
South Africa Diepraam 6 6 6 4 India Krishnan 2 r.
Australia Hillebrand 4 2 4 South Africa Diepraam 2 5 4
4 India Krishnan 6 6 7 4 India Krishnan 6 7 6
Belgium Drossart 2 3 5

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Spain Arilla 4 6 6 1 6
Hungary Gulyás 6 4 2 6 2 Spain Arilla 6 7 3 2 5
Australia Howe 7 6 6 Australia Howe 4 5 6 6 7
United Kingdom Cox 5 2 2 Australia Howe 5 4 6 6 6
France Grinda 3 9 6 6 India Lall 7 6 4 3 3
Ecuador Olvera 6 7 1 2 France Grinda 3 3 6
India Lall 6 4 6 6 India Lall 6 6 8
Austria Hainka 3 6 2 2 Australia Howe 6 6 4 3 8
United Kingdom Wilson 6 6 6 8 Australia Hewitt 3 1 6 6 10
United States Frost 4 2 2 United Kingdom Wilson 7 3 6 6
Mexico Llamas 8 6 4 7 Mexico Llamas 5 6 4 4
United States Siska 6 4 6 5 United Kingdom Wilson 6 6 6 4 5
Denmark Ulrich 6 7 6 1 6 8 Australia Hewitt 2 8 2 6 7
United States Rubinoff 3 5 8 6 2 Denmark Ulrich 7 1 7 6 4
8 Australia Hewitt 6 3 6 6 8 Australia Hewitt 9 6 5 1 6
Australia Geraghty 1 6 3 2

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Australia Mulligan 6 6 4 6
Australia Reid 4 3 6 1 Australia Mulligan 6 7 6
Australia Sharpe 6 6 12 Australia Sharpe 1 5 4
Czechoslovakia Javorský 2 3 10 Australia Mulligan 3 9 6 2 7
United States Ralston 6 6 6 United States Ralston 6 7 3 6 5
Q Australia Knox 2 2 2 United States Ralston 6 6 6
Soviet Union Likhachev 2 4 6 6 6 Soviet Union Likhachev 4 3 3
Brazil Barnes 6 6 1 4 4 Australia Mulligan 3 6
Australia Stolle 6 2 6 3 6 2 Australia Emerson 6 1
South Africa Segal 2 6 4 6 3 Australia Stolle 2 6 6 6
Italy Tacchini 9 7 4 7 Italy Tacchini 6 3 4 2
Spain Gisbert 7 5 6 5 Australia Stolle 4 4 0
West Germany Bungert 7 6 6 2 Australia Emerson 6 6 6
Romania Ţiriac 5 2 2 West Germany Bungert 15 6 3 0 4
2 Australia Emerson 6 6 8 2 Australia Emerson 13 4 6 6 6
United States Douglas 3 4 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. p. 356. ISBN 0007117078. 

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