1968 French Open – Men's Doubles

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1968 French Open
Champions   Australia Ken Rosewall
Australia Fred Stolle
Runners-up   Australia Roy Emerson
Australia Rod Laver
Final score   6–3, 6–4, 6–3
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    -45    45+    women
WC Singles    men    women  
WC Doubles    men    women  
French Open
 < 1967 1969 > 

Ken Rosewall and Fred Stolle defeated Roy Emerson and Rod Laver 6–3, 6–4, 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Doubles title at the 1968 French Open tennis tournament.[1][2]

Seeds[edit]

  1. Australia Rod Laver / Australia Roy Emerson (Final)
  2. Australia Ken Rosewall / Australia Fred Stolle (Champions)
  3. South Africa Bob Hewitt / South Africa Frew McMillan (Semifinals)
  4. Spain Andrés Gimeno / United States Richard Pancho Gonzales (Quarterfinals)
  5. Romania Ilie Năstase / Romania Ion Ţiriac (Semifinals)
  6. Australia Owen Davidson / United Kingdom Michael Sangster (Third Round)
  7. Brazil Thomaz Koch / Brazil José Edison Mandarino (Quarterfinals)
  8. Australia John Alexander / Australia Dick Crealy (Second Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                                   
  2  Australia Ken Rosewall
 Australia Fred Stolle
7 6 6      
7  Brazil Thomaz Koch
 Brazil José Edison Mandarino
5 4 3      
  2  Australia Ken Rosewall
 Australia Fred Stolle
6 6 6      
  3  South Africa Bob Hewitt
 South Africa Frew McMillan
2 3 4      
3  South Africa Bob Hewitt
 South Africa Frew McMillan
6 6 6    
     United Kingdom Gerald Battrick
 United Kingdom Paul Hutchins
1 2 1      
    2  Australia Ken Rosewall
 Australia Fred Stolle
6 6 6    
  1  Australia Roy Emerson
 Australia Rod Laver
3 4 3    
  5  Romania Ilie Năstase
 Romania Ion Ţiriac
6 6 10      
4  Spain Andrés Gimeno
 United States Richard Pancho Gonzales
3 2 8      
3  Romania Ilie Năstase
 Romania Ion Ţiriac
6 13 4 3  
     Australia Roy Emerson
 Australia Rod Laver
2 15 6 6    
   West Germany Ingo Buding
 Denmark Torben Ulrich
0 3 4    
  1  Australia Roy Emerson
 Australia Rod Laver
6 6 6      

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 400. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ "1968 Roland Garros Men's Doubles draw". ATP.