1965 Australian Championships

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1965 Australian Championships
Date 22 January – 1 February
Edition 53rd
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Melbourne, Australia
Venue Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Roy Emerson
Women's Singles
Australia Margaret Court
Men's Doubles
Australia John Newcombe / Australia Tony Roche
Women's Doubles
Australia Margaret Smith Court / Australia Lesley Turner Bowrey
Mixed Doubles
Australia Robyn Ebbern / Australia Owen Davidson
Australia Margaret Smith Court / Australia John Newcombe

The 1965 Australian Championships was a tennis tournament that took place on outdoor Grass courts at the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club, Melbourne, Australia from 22 January to 1 February. It was the 53rd edition of the Australian Championships (now known as the Australian Open), the 14th held in Melbourne, and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. The singles titles were won by Australians Roy Emerson and Margaret Court.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Roy Emerson defeated Australia Fred Stolle 7–9, 2–6, 6–4, 7–5, 6–1 [1]

Women's Singles[edit]

Australia Margaret Court defeated Brazil Maria Bueno 5–7, 6–4, 5–2 retired [2]

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia John Newcombe / Australia Tony Roche defeated Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Fred Stolle 3–6, 4–6, 13–11, 6–3, 6–4 [3]

Women's Doubles[edit]

Australia Margaret Smith Court / Australia Lesley Turner Bowrey defeated Australia Robyn Ebbern / United States Billie Jean Moffitt, 1–6, 6–2, 6–3 [4]

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Australia Robyn Ebbern / Australia Owen Davidson and Australia Margaret Smith Court / Australia John Newcombe (final not played) [5][a]


Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The mixed doubles final was not played because of bad weather

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1965 Men's Singles". Tennis Australia. 
  2. ^ "1965 Women's Singles". Tennis Australia. 
  3. ^ "1965 Men's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 
  4. ^ "1965 Women's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 
  5. ^ "1965 Mixed Doubles". Tennis Australia. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1964 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1965 French Championships