1963 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1963 Wimbledon Championships
Champion Australia Margaret Smith
Runner-up United States Billie Jean Moffitt
Final score 6–3, 6–4
Details
Draw 96 (10Q)
Seeds 8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1962 · Wimbledon Championships · 1964 →

Karen Susman did not defend her title as she was expecting her first child.[1]

Margaret Smith defeated Billie Jean Moffitt in the final, 6–3, 6–4 to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1963 Wimbledon Championships.[2]

Seeds[edit]

01.   Australia Margaret Smith (Champion)
02.   Australia Lesley Turner (Fourth round)
03.   United Kingdom Ann Jones (Semifinals)
04.   United States Darlene Hard (Semifinals)
05.   Australia Jan Lehane (Quarterfinals)
06.   Czechoslovakia Věra Suková (Third round)
07.   Brazil Maria Bueno (Quarterfinals)
08.   South Africa Renée Schuurman (Quarterfinals)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                             
1 Australia Margaret Smith 3 6 6
8 South Africa Renée Schuurman 6 0 1
1 Australia Margaret Smith 6 6
4 United States Darlene Hard 3 3
4 United States Darlene Hard 6 1
5 Australia Jan Lehane 1 2r
1 Australia Margaret Smith 6 6
United States Billie Jean Moffitt 3 4
United States Donna Fales 4 1
3 United Kingdom Ann Jones 6 6
3 United Kingdom Ann Jones 4 4
United States Billie Jean Moffitt 6 6
7 Brazil Maria Bueno 2 5
United States Billie Jean Moffitt 6 7

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 Australia Margaret Smith 6 6
Canada Louise Brown 1 1
1 Australia M Smith 6 6
Q Sweden K Bartholdson 1 0
France Michelle Bourbonnais 4 1
Q Sweden Katarina Bartholdson 6 6
1 Australia M Smith 6 6
Argentina N Baylon 3 3
Belgium Christiane Mercelis 1 2
United States Carole Caldwell 6 6
United States C Caldwell 6 3 3
Argentina N Baylon 0 6 6
Argentina Norma Baylon 6 3 6
France Janine Lieffrig 4 6 2

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 South Africa Renée Schuurman 4 6 6
United Kingdom Deidre Catt 6 4 4
8 South Africa R Schuurman 6 6
Italy F Gordigiani 2 1
Sweden Gudrun Rosin 6 3
Italy Francesca Gordigiani 8 6
8 South Africa R Schuurman 6 6
West Germany R Ostermann 4 2
West Germany Renate Ostermann 6 6
United Kingdom Jenny Wagstaff 3 4
West Germany R Ostermann 6 6
Switzerland J Bourgnon 1 2
Netherlands Jenny Ridderhof-Seven 7 4 5
Switzerland Janine Bourgnon 5 6 7

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 United States Darlene Hard 6 6
Q United Kingdom Joyce Fulton 0 0 4 United States D Hard 6 6
United Kingdom Caroline Yates-Bell 6 6 United Kingdom C Yates-Bell 2 1
Q United Kingdom Margaret Lee 1 2 4 United States D Hard 6 6
Spain Pilar Barril 2 0 West Germany H Schultze 3 0
West Germany Helga Schultze 6 6 West Germany H Schultze 6 6
West Germany Heide Schildknecht 4 5 United Kingdom H Cheadle 1 3
United Kingdom Hazel Cheadle 6 7 4 United States D Hard 3 6 8
United States Pat Edrich 1 1 United Kingdom C Truman 6 3 6
Hungary Zsuzsa Körmöczy 6 6 Hungary Z Körmöczy 1 3
United Kingdom Christine Truman 6 6 United Kingdom C Truman 6 6
Mexico Yola Ochoa 2 0 United Kingdom C Truman 8 0 6
Italy Lucia Bassi 1 5 Australia J Tegart 6 6 1
Australia Judy Tegart 6 7 Australia J Tegart 6 6
Soviet Union Anna Dmitrieva 6 6 Soviet Union A Dmitrieva 1 4
Italy Roberta Beltrame 1 2

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 Australia Jan Lehane 6 6
Q United Kingdom Sally Holdsworth 2 0 5 Australia J Lehane 6 6
United Kingdom Joyce Barclay 2 5 United Kingdom J Barclay 3 2
Q Sweden Ulla Sandulf 6 2r 5 Australia J Lehane 8 6
United States Tory Fretz 6 6 United States T Fretz 6 4
United States Carol Prosen 1 1 United States T Fretz 8 1 9
Q United Kingdom Diane Tuckey 4 1 France F Dürr 6 6 7
France Françoise Dürr 6 6 5 Australia J Lehane 6 6
West Germany Almut Sturm 1 1 South Africa M Hunt 1 3
United Kingdom Rita Bentley 6 6 United Kingdom R Bentley 2 3
United Kingdom Pauline Roberts 5 2 South Africa M Hunt 6 6
South Africa Margaret Hunt 7 6 South Africa M Hunt 4 6 8
South Africa Pam Watermeyer 2 2 United States C Hanks 6 2 6
United States Carol Hanks 6 6 United States C Hanks 6 6
United Kingdom Jill Mills 5 3 United Kingdom S Brasher 0 2
United Kingdom Shirley Brasher 7 6

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
South Africa Charlene Rigby 0 4
Italy Silvana Lazzarino 6 6 Italy S Lazzarino 4 6 4
United States Dorothy Knode 6 6 United States D Knode 6 3 6
United Kingdom Ann McAlpine 2 1 United States D Knode 3 5
West Germany Helga Niessen 6 4 6 United Kingdom L Cawthorn 6 7
Australia Carole Newman 3 6 4 West Germany H Niessen 2 5
United States Mary Habicht 4 0 United Kingdom L Cawthorn 6 7
United Kingdom Lorna Cawthorn 6 6 United Kingdom L Cawthorn 0 4
United Kingdom Carole Rosser 2 9 6 United States D Fales 6 6
Australia Noelene Turner 6 7 8 Australia N Turner 1 1
United States Donna Fales 6 6 United States D Fales 6 6
Canada Ann Barclay 3 2 United States D Fales
Spain Carmen Coronado 6 4 6 6 Czechoslovakia V Suková w/o
United States Constance Jaster 2 6 0 Spain C Coronado 6 1 4
United States Julie Albert 4 4 6 Czechoslovakia V Suková 2 6 6
6 Czechoslovakia Věra Suková 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Q United Kingdom Heather Allen 6 3 3
France Isabelle de Lansalut 3 6 6 France I de Lansalut 2 2
United States Judy Alvarez 6 4 Australia R Lesh 6 6
Australia Robin Lesh 8 6 Australia R Lesh 3 6
Q United Kingdom Mary McAnally 0 1 Australia R Ebbern 6 8
Australia Robyn Ebbern 6 6 Australia R Ebbern 6 6
Q Australia Jean Barnes 6 6 Q Australia J Barnes 0 2
Hungary Klára Bardóczy 1 4 Australia R Ebbern 2 4
Canada Hana Sladek 6 6 3 United Kingdom A Jones 6 6
France Márta Peterdy-Wolf 2 3 Canada H Sladek 3 6 6
United Kingdom Jenny Trewby 5 2 United Kingdom J Knight 6 3 3
United Kingdom Jean Knight 7 6 Canada H Sladek 1 0
South Africa Heather Segal 6 4 3 United Kingdom A Jones 6 6
United Kingdom Virginia Wade 8 6 United Kingdom V Wade 3 7
Australia Jill Blackman 3 2 3 United Kingdom A Jones 6 9
3 United Kingdom Ann Jones 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Liz Starkie 6 6
Spain Ana María Estalella 4 0
United Kingdom E Starkie 6 6
Netherlands E de Jong 0 1
Hungary Zsófia Broszmann 6 5 4
Netherlands Eva de Jong 4 7 6
United Kingdom E Starkie 1 5
7 Brazil M Bueno 6 7
United Kingdom Rosemary Deloford 3 4
South Africa Annette Van Zyl 6 6
South Africa A Van Zyl 2 0
7 Brazil M Bueno 6 6
Pakistan Parveen Ahmed 0 0
7 Brazil Maria Bueno 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Austria Sonja Pachta 4 4
United States Billie Jean Moffitt 6 6
United States BJ Moffitt 7 6 6
Italy L Pericoli 9 4 0
Italy Lea Pericoli 6 6
United Kingdom Pat Hird 2 1
United States BJ Moffitt 4 6 7
2 Australia L Turner 6 4 5
Q United Kingdom Judy Tee 1 3
West Germany Edda Buding 6 6
West Germany E Buding 4 3
2 Australia L Turner 6 6
West Germany Margot Dohrer 1 3
2 Australia Lesley Turner 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Little, Alan (2010). 2010 Wimbledon Compendium. Wimbledon, London: The All England Lawn Tennis Club. p. 299. ISBN 1899039333. 
  2. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230. 

External links[edit]

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