1968 Australian Championships – Men's Doubles

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1968 Australian Championships
1967 champions   Australia John Newcombe
Australia Tony Roche
Champions   Australia Dick Crealy
Australia Allan Stone
Runners-up   Australia Terry Addison
Australia Ray Keldie
Final score   10–8, 6–4, 6–3
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
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 < 1967 1969 > 

John Newcombe and Tony Roche were the defending champions but did not compete that year.

Dick Crealy and Allan Stone won in the final 10–8, 6–4, 6–3 against Terry Addison and Ray Keldie.

Seeds[edit]

Champion seeds are indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which those seeds were eliminated. The top two seeded teams received byes into the second round.

  1. Australia William Bowrey / Australia Ray Ruffels (Semifinals)
  2. United Kingdom Peter Curtis / United Kingdom Graham Stilwell (Quarterfinals)
  3. Spain Juan Gisbert, Sr. / Spain Manuel Orantes (Semifinals)
  4. Australia Dick Crealy / Australia Allan Stone (Champions)
  5. Australia Terry Addison / Australia Ray Keldie (Final)
  6. Australia John Fraser / Australia Neale Fraser (Quarterfinals)
  7. Canada Mike Belkin / Australia Geoff Pollard (Second Round)
  8. Australia William Coghlan / Australia Colin Stubs (First Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Final[edit]

Final
4  Australia Dick Crealy
 Australia Allan Stone
10 6 6    
5  Australia Terry Addison
 Australia Ray Keldie
8 4 3    

Top Half[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
 
    1  Australia W Bowrey
 Australia R Ruffels
7 6 6      
       Australia J Brown
 Australia B Kearney
5 3 2      
      1  Australia W Bowrey
 Australia R Ruffels
6 6 10      
   Japan J Kamiwazumi
 Japan T Sakai
6 6 6              Australia P Oatey
 Australia B Phillips-Moore
3 3 8      
   Australia R Campbell
 Australia G Dunn
1 1 2            Japan J Kamiwazumi
 Japan T Sakai
         
   Australia P Oatey
 Australia B Phillips-Moore
1 8 5 9 6        Australia P Oatey
 Australia B Phillips-Moore
w/o          
8  Australia W Coghlan
 Australia C Stubs
6 6 7 7 2       1  Australia W Bowrey
 Australia R Ruffels
4 7 5 10  
4  Australia D Crealy
 Australia A Stone
6 9 6           4  Australia D Crealy
 Australia A Stone
6 5 7 12  
   Australia D Reid
 Australia W Reid
1 7 4         4  Australia D Crealy
 Australia A Stone
w/o          
   Indonesia S Sugiarto
 Indonesia G Widjojo
6 7 4 6 6        Hong Kong I Fletcher
 Australia D Smith
           
   Hong Kong I Fletcher
 Australia D Smith
4 9 6 3 8       4  Australia D Crealy
 Australia A Stone
6 6 6    
   Australia J Blizzard
 Australia R Sherriff
6 4 6 6         6  Australia J Fraser
 Australia N Fraser
2 4 1      
   Belgium C Janssens
 Republic of Ireland P Mockler
3 6 3 3          Australia J Blizzard
 Australia R Sherriff
4 2 2    
   Australia R Coulthard
 Australia H Ladyman
7 0 13         6  Australia J Fraser
 Australia N Fraser
6 6 6      
6  Australia J Fraser
 Australia N Fraser
9 6 15      

Bottom Half[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Quarterfinals   Semifinals
7  Canada M Belkin
 Australia G Pollard
3 6 6 6    
   Australia G Hogben
 Australia M Pettman
6 3 4 2       7  Canada M Belkin
 Australia G Pollard
5 5 7 5    
   Australia R Case
 Australia A Gardiner
6 6 6            Australia R Case
 Australia A Gardiner
7 7 5 7    
   Australia R Layton
 Australia R Wilson
3 2 4              Australia R Case
 Australia A Gardiner
6 7 6 4 3  
   Australia W Jacques
 Australia C Mason
6 16 9 15 0r       3  Spain J Gisbert, Sr.
 Spain M Orantes
8 5 2 6 6  
   Australia P Avery
 Australia M Senior
4 18 7 17 2        Australia P Avery
 Australia M Senior
5 4 7    
   Australia B Geraghty
 Australia G Teagle
4 1 2         3  Spain J Gisbert, Sr.
 Spain M Orantes
7 6 9      
3  Spain J Gisbert, Sr.
 Spain M Orantes
6 6 6           3  Spain J Gisbert, Sr.
 Spain M Orantes
6 3 6 8 6
5  Australia T Addison
 Australia R Keldie
6 6 6           5  Australia T Addison
 Australia R Keldie
3 6 3 10 8
   Australia R Brent
 Australia M Guse
3 2 3         5  Australia T Addison
 Australia R Keldie
6 6 10      
   Japan H Ogata
 Japan T Tsujimoto
4 2 4            Australia A Ryan
 Australia B Tobin
3 3 8      
   Australia A Ryan
 Australia B Tobin
6 6 6           5  Australia T Addison
 Australia R Keldie
3 6 9 13  
      2  United Kingdom P Curtis
 United Kingdom G Stilwell
6 2 7 11    
       Australia B Connor
 Australia P Richardson
6 2 3 2  
    2  United Kingdom P Curtis
 United Kingdom G Stilwell
3 6 6 6    
 

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