1963 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1963 U.S. National Championships
ChampionBrazil Maria Bueno[1]
Runner-upAustralia Margaret Smith[1]
Final score7–5, 6–4
Details
Seeds12
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1962 · U.S. National Championships · 1964 →

Fourth-seeded Maria Bueno defeated first-seeded Margaret Smith 7–5, 6–4 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1963 U.S. National Championships.[2]

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. Maria Bueno is the champion; others show in brackets the round in which they were eliminated.[3]

  1. Australia Margaret Smith (Finalist)
  2. United States Darlene Hard (Quarterfinalist)
  3. United States Billie Jean Moffitt (Fourth round)
  4. Brazil Maria Bueno (Champion)
  5. United States Nancy Richey (Quarterfinalist)
  6. United Kingdom Ann Haydon Jones (Semifinalist)
  7. United Kingdom Christine Truman (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Australia Robyn Ebbern (Third round)
  9. Czechoslovakia Věra Suková (Fourth round)
  10. United States Carole Caldwell (Fourth round)
  11. Argentina Norma Baylon (Fourth round)
  12. South Africa Margaret Hunt (Fourth round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
1 Australia Margaret Smith 3 6 6
7 United Kingdom Christine Truman 6 3 2
1 Australia Margaret Smith 6 6
United Kingdom Deidre Catt 2 0
Mexico Yola Ramírez Ochoa
United Kingdom Deidre Catt w o
1 Australia Margaret Smith 5 4
4 Brazil Maria Bueno 7 6
2 United States Darlene Hard 4 3
6 United Kingdom Ann Haydon Jones 6 6
6 United Kingdom Ann Haydon Jones 6 2 7
4 Brazil Maria Bueno 1 6 9
5 United States Nancy Richey 3 2
4 Brazil Maria Bueno 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York City]: New Chapter Press. p. 472. ISBN 978-0942257700.
  2. ^ "Net Title to Osuna; Maria Bueno Wins". The Spokesman-Review. AP. September 9, 1963. p. 12.
  3. ^ "McKinley Tops Forest Hills Seed". The Spokesman-Review. AP. August 23, 1963. p. 12.