1962 Australian Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1962 Australian Championships
Champion Australia Rod Laver
Runner-up Australia Roy Emerson
Final score 8–6, 0–6, 6–4, 6–4
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1961 · Australian Championships · 1963 →

Rod Laver defeated Roy Emerson 8–6, 0–6, 6–4, 6–4 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1962 Australian 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 (Finalist)
  3. Australia Neale Fraser (Semifinalist)
  4. Australia Bob Hewitt (Semifinalist)
  5. Australia Fred Stolle (Quarterfinalist)
  6. Australia Ken Fletcher (Third round)
  7. Australia John Newcombe (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Australia John Fraser (Second round)
  1. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Boro Jovanović (Second round)
  2. West Germany Wilhelm Bungert (Quarterfinalist)
  3. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Nikola Pilić (Second round)
  4. India Premjit Lall (Third round)
  5. India Jaidip Mukerjea (Third round)
  6. West Germany Ingo Buding (Second round)
  7. United Kingdom Roger Taylor (Third round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                         
1 Australia Rod Laver 6 9 6
Australia Owen Davidson 4 7 4
1 Australia Rod Laver 6 4 6 7
4 Australia Bob Hewitt 1 6 4 5
4 Australia Bob Hewitt 8 6 4 6
10 West Germany Wilhelm Bungert 6 2 6 4
1 Australia Rod Laver 8 0 6 6
2 Australia Roy Emerson 6 6 4 4
5 Australia Fred Stolle 2 6 2 3
3 Australia Neale Fraser 6 4 6 6
3 Australia Neale Fraser 4 3 1
2 Australia Roy Emerson 6 6 6
7 Australia John Newcombe 9 1 2 2
2 Australia Roy Emerson 7 6 6 6

Earlier Rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
1 Australia Laver 8 6 6    
Australia Sherriff 6 8 6     Australia Sherriff 6 2 4    
Australia Hession 2 6 2     1 Australia Laver 10 18 7 7  
Australia Pares 8 16 9 5  
Australia Woodcock 3 4 2    
Australia Pares 6 6 7     Australia Pares 6 6 6    
Australia Kendall 4 4 5     1 Australia Laver 6 9 6    
Australia Davidson 4 7 4    
8 Australia Fraser 6 6 8 7 1
Australia Brent 6 6 8     Australia Brent 3 2 10 9 6
Australia McManus 4 4 6     Australia Brent 3 3 2    
Australia Davidson 6 6 6    
11 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Pilić 6 2 5    
Australia Davidson 6 3 7 6   Australia Davidson 8 6 7    
Australia Anderson 2 6 5 3  

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
4 Australia Hewitt 8 7 6    
Australia Shapter 6 14 8     Australia Shapter 6 5 2    
Australia Figg 2 12 6     4 Australia Hewitt 3 6 7 6  
Australia Lane 6 3 5 1  
14 West Germany Buding 2 6 9 2  
Australia Lane 6 6 6     Australia Lane 6 8 7 6  
New Zealand McDonald 4 3 4     4 Australia Hewitt 8 6 4 6  
10 West Germany Bungert 6 2 6 4  
6 Australia Fletcher 6 6 13    
Australia Clayton 6 6 6     Australia Clayton 0 2 11    
Australia French 3 2 1     6 Australia Fletcher 6 3 5 6 8
10 West Germany Bungert 3 6 7 4 10
10 West Germany Bungert 6 6 6    
Australia Coghlan 6 6 4 6   Australia Coghlan 4 2 1    
Australia Sherriff 2 0 6 2  

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
Australia Kilderry 6 7 6    
Australia Kelso 4 5 2     Australia Kilderry 7 6 6    
9 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Jovanović 5 0 0    
Australia Kilderry 3 2 4 8  
Australia Hay 6 6 6     5 Australia Stolle 6 6 6 10  
Sri Lanka Kumara 2 2 1     Australia Hay 3 2 3    
5 Australia Stolle 6 6 6    
5 Australia Stolle 6 4 6 6  
Australia Bowrey 6 6 6     3 Australia Fraser 2 6 2 3  
Australia Moore 3 2 3     Australia Bowrey 2 3 6 4  
15 United Kingdom Taylor 6 6 4 6  
15 United Kingdom Taylor 1 4 8    
Australia Geraghty 6 4 6 6   3 Australia Fraser 6 6 10    
Australia Christopherson 0 6 3 3   Australia Geraghty 4 2 9 6 6
3 Australia Fraser 6 6 7 2 8

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
Australia Shepherd 6 1 6 6  
Australia McPherson 4 6 4 4   Australia Shepherd 6 7 3 4 1
12 India Lall 3 5 6 6 6
12 India Lall 3 4 8    
Australia Keller 6 6 6     7 Australia Newcombe 6 6 10    
Canada Thomson 1 0 0     Australia Keller 2 2 8    
7 Australia Newcombe 6 6 10    
7 Australia Newcombe 7 6 6 6  
Australia Callaghan 6 6 6     2 Australia Emerson 9 1 2 2  
Australia O'Shea 0 1 2     Australia Callaghan 6 1 3 3  
13 India Mukerjea 4 6 6 6  
13 India Mukerjea 2 4 3    
Australia O'Brien 2 6 6 12   2 Australia Emerson 6 6 6    
Australia Knox 6 2 2 10   Australia O'Brien 3 3 1    
2 Australia Emerson 6 6 6    

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