1968 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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1968 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   United States Billie Jean King[1]
Runner-up   Australia Judy Tegart[1]
Final score   9-7, 7-5
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1967 1969 > 

Billie Jean King (USA) defeated Judy Tegart (AUS) 9–7, 7–5 in the final to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1968 Wimbledon Championships.

Seeds[edit]

  1. United States Billie Jean King (Champion)
  2. Australia Margaret Court (Quarterfinals)
  3. United States Nancy Richey (Semifinals)
  4. United Kingdom Ann Jones (Semifinals)
  5. United Kingdom Virginia Wade (First round)
  6. Brazil Maria Bueno (Quarterfinals)
  7. Australia Judy Tegart (Final)
  8. Australia Lesley Bowrey (Quarterfinals)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1  United States Billie Jean King 6 6    
8  Australia Lesley Bowrey 3 4    
  1  United States Billie Jean King 4 7 6  
  4  United Kingdom Ann Jones 6 5 2  
4  United Kingdom Ann Jones 6 6  
   France Françoise Dürr 2 2    
    1  United States Billie Jean King 9 7  
  7  Australia Judy Tegart 7 5  
  6  Brazil Maria Bueno 4 2    
3  United States Nancy Richey 6 6    
  3  United States Nancy Richey 3 1  
  7  Australia Judy Tegart 6 6    
7  Australia Judy Tegart 4 8 6
  2  Australia Margaret Court 6 6 1  

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    1  United States King 7 6    
     United States Bartkowicz 5 4    
      1  United States King 6 7    
       United States De Fina 2 5    
     South Africa Rossouw 3 4  
     United States De Fina 6 6    
      1  United States King 6 6  
       Australia Moore 2 4  
     Australia Moore 2 6 6  
     Australia Hunt 6 2 3  
       Australia Moore 2 6 6
       Netherlands Jansen 6 4 1  
     United Kingdom Janes 4 2  
     Netherlands Jansen 6 6    
 

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    8  Australia Bowrey 6 6    
     Sweden Lundquist 2 1    
      8  Australia Bowrey 6 6    
       West Germany Schultze 4 2    
     Italy Gordigiani 1 3  
     West Germany Schultze 6 6    
      8  Australia Bowrey 6 6  
       United Kingdom Williams 3 1  
     United Kingdom Williams 6 7    
     Czechoslovakia Vopickova 2 5    
       United Kingdom Williams 7 4 6
       South Africa Lieffrig 5 6 4  
     South Africa Lieffrig 10 6  
     United Kingdom Soady 8 3    
 

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
4  United Kingdom Jones 6 4 6  
 United States Harter 0 6 4     4  United Kingdom Jones 6 6    
 Australia Staley 6 6      Australia Staley 0 1    
 Italy Bassi 3 4         4  United Kingdom Jones 6 7    
 South Africa Emanuel 6 6          South Africa Walkden 2 5    
 Italy Giorgi 3 2        South Africa Emanuel 2 3  
 South Africa Walkden 3 6 8    South Africa Walkden 6 6    
 France Darmon 6 0 6       4  United Kingdom Jones 6 6  
 West Germany Niessen 6 7          Australia Gourlay 3 1  
 South Africa Segal 2 5        West Germany Niessen 6 6 6  
 Australia Gourlay 6 6      Australia Gourlay 3 8 8  
 Soviet Union Morozova 4 4          Australia Gourlay 6 6  
 United States Martinez 6 6 6        United States Martinez 4 0    
 Mexico Subirats 8 3 4      United States Martinez 6 7  
 United Kingdom Congdon 6 4 6    United Kingdom Congdon 1 5    
 France Spinoza 2 6 4  

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 Sweden Sandberg 6 6    
5  United Kingdom Wade 4 3        Sweden Sandberg 6 7    
 United States Aschner 7 6      United States Aschner 2 5    
 United Kingdom Lauder 5 4          Sweden Sandberg 4 4    
 United Kingdom Molesworth 6 6          United States Hogan 6 6    
 United States Wheeler 3 3        United Kingdom Molesworth 6 3 3
 United States Hogan 6 6      United States Hogan 3 6 6  
 South Africa Drysdale 1 2          United States Hogan 2 2  
 France Dürr 6 6          France Dürr 6 6  
 Belgium Mercelis 4 2        France Dürr 6 6    
 United Kingdom Townsend 6 6      United Kingdom Townsend 0 4    
 United States Tym 2 4          France Dürr 6 8  
 United States Lamm 6 9          Australia Melville 3 6    
 Netherlands Venneboer 3 7        United States Lamm 4 4  
 Australia Melville 6 6      Australia Melville 6 6    
 Japan Sawamatsu 2 2    

Section 5[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 Australia Krantzcke 6 10    
 West Germany Schediwy 1 8        Australia Krantzcke 7 3    
 United States Casals 6 7      United States Casals 9 6    
 United States Ziegenfuss 3 5          United States Casals 8 3 7  
 United Kingdom Maclennan 6 6          Soviet Union Baksheeva 6 6 5  
 Australia Sherriff 4 4        United Kingdom Maclennan 5 1  
 Soviet Union Baksheeva 11 6      Soviet Union Baksheeva 7 6    
 Sweden Lofdahl 9 2          United States Casals 7 4 3
 Canada Urban 5 6 7       6  Brazil Bueno 5 6 6
 United Kingdom Lee 7 0 5      Canada Urban 7 5 2  
 United States Heldman 6 6      United States Heldman 5 7 6  
 Spain Mandarino 1 4          United States Heldman 4 1  
 Australia Sherriff 8 6         6  Brazil Bueno 6 6    
 United States Pratt 6 4        Australia Sherriff 4 1  
6  Brazil Bueno         6  Brazil Bueno 6 6    
 Italy Pericoli w/o      

Section 6[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 United States Netter 6 6    
 Belgium Loeys 2 3        United States Netter 2 6    
 Germany Orth 1 8 6    Germany Orth 6 8    
 France De La Courtie-Billat 6 6 1        Germany Orth 2 0    
 South Africa Vukovich 7 6          United States Pigeon 6 6    
 United Kingdom Roberts 5 2        South Africa Vukovich 1 3  
 United States Pigeon 6 3 7    United States Pigeon 6 6    
 France Salfati 4 6 5        United States Pigeon 5 5  
 Netherlands Suurbeck 6 7         3  United States Richey 7 7  
 United Kingdom Greville-Collins 3 5        Netherlands Suurbeck 0 6 2  
 United Kingdom Shaw 6 4 6    United Kingdom Shaw 6 4 6  
 United Kingdom Truman 4 6 3        United Kingdom Shaw 1 2  
 Australia Amos 3 6 6       3  United States Richey 6 6    
 United Kingdom Hall 6 4 3      Australia Amos 1 3  
3  United States Richey 6 6     3  United States Richey 6 6    
 South Africa Godwin 1 3    

Section 7[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     United Kingdom Brasher 4 6 6  
     Argentina Giscafré 6 4 4  
       United Kingdom Brasher 6 9    
       United States Rogers 2 7    
     United Kingdom Lloyd 1 3  
     United States Rogers 6 6    
       United Kingdom Brasher 2 2  
      7  Australia Tegart 6 6  
     United States Eisel 6 6    
     Italy Riedl 1 4    
       United States Eisel 2 6  
      7  Australia Tegart 6 8    
     Czechoslovakia Volavkova 0 1  
    7  Australia Tegart 6 6    
 

Section 8[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
     West Germany Seelbach 6 6    
     Australia Harris 3 2    
       West Germany Seelbach 1 1    
       West Germany Buding 6 6    
     Australia Harris 1 1  
     West Germany Buding 6 6    
       West Germany Buding 2 3  
      2  Australia Court 6 6  
     Netherlands Bakker 4 6 6  
     France Terras 6 3 1  
       Netherlands Bakker 0 2  
      2  Australia Court 6 6    
     South Africa Du Plooy 1 0  
    2  Australia Court 6 6    
 

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. p. 369. ISBN 0007117078. 

External links[edit]

  • [1] Source for the draw at Wimbledon.com