1965 Australian Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1965 Australian Championships
ChampionAustralia Margaret Smith
Runner-upBrazil Maria Bueno
Final score5–7, 6–4, 5–2 ret.
Details
Draw52
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1964 · Australian Championships · 1966 →

First-seeded Margaret Smith was the five-time defending champion, and successfully defended her title, defeating Maria Bueno 5–7, 6–4, 5–2 ret. in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1965 Australian Championships.

Seeds[edit]

The seeded players are listed below. Margaret Smith is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. Australia Margaret Smith (Champion)
  2. Brazil Maria Bueno (Finalist)
  3. Australia Lesley Turner (Third round)
  4. United States Billie-Jean Moffitt (Semifinalist)
  5. Australia Judy Tegart (Quarterfinalist)
  6. United States Carole Graebner (Quarterfinalist)
  7. Australia Robyn Ebbern (Quarterfinalist)
  8. United Kingdom Ann Jones (Second round)
  9. Australia Madonna Schacht (Second round)
  10. Australia Gail Sherriff (Second round)
  11. Australia Jill Blackman (Third round)
  12. Australia Helen Gourlay (Third round)
  13. Argentina Norma Baylon (Third round)
  14. United Kingdom Deidre Keller (Second round)
  15. South Africa Annette Van Zyl (Semifinalist)
  16. United Kingdom Christine Truman (Third round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                     
1 Australia Margaret Smith 6 6
France Françoise Dürr 3 3
1 Australia Margaret Smith 6 8
4 United States Billie-Jean Moffitt 1 6
4 United States Billie-Jean Moffitt 6 6
7 Australia Robyn Ebbern 1 2
1 Australia Margaret Smith 5 6 5
2 Brazil Maria Bueno 7 4 2 r.
6 United States Carole Graebner 3 4
15 South Africa Annette Van Zyl 6 6
15 South Africa Annette Van Zyl 2 3
2 Brazil Maria Bueno 6 6
5 Australia Judy Tegart 2 2
2 Brazil Maria Bueno 6 6

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 Australia Smith 6 6
Australia A Jenkins 6 6 Australia A Jenkins 1 0
Australia Marriott 3 4 1 Australia Smith 7 6
13 Argentina Baylon 6 4 6 13 Argentina Baylon 5 1
Australia Lesh 2 6 1 13 Argentina Baylon 6 6
Australia Pratt 6 6 Australia Pratt 3 0
Japan Kuromatsu 1 2 1 Australia Smith 6 6
France Dürr 3 3
8 United Kingdom Jones 3 0
France Dürr 6 6 France Dürr 6 6
Australia Dening 1 0 France Dürr 8 7
11 Australia Blackman 6 5
11 Australia Blackman
Italy Pericoli 6 6 6 Italy Pericoli w/o
South Africa Vukovich 3 8 2

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 United States Moffitt 6 6
Australia Kynaston 6 6 Australia Kynaston 2 3
Japan Matsumori 2 0 4 United States Moffitt 5 6 6
Australia Melville 7 4 1
10 Australia Sherriff 8 4
Australia Melville 6 12 Australia Melville 10 6
West Germany Schildknecht 4 10 4 United States Moffitt 6 6
7 Australia Ebbern 1 2
7 Australia Ebbern 9 6
Australia Krantzcke 6 8 Australia Krantzcke 7 2
Brazil Schwartz 1 6 7 Australia Ebbern 1 6 6
16 United Kingdom Truman 6 6 16 United Kingdom Truman 6 1 2
Australia Rae 3 0 16 United Kingdom Truman 6 6
New Zealand Terry 6 8 7 New Zealand Terry 2 2
Argentina Somoza 4 10 5

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Australia Starr 2 6 6
West Germany Niessen 6 2 0 Australia Starr 9 1 6
9 Australia Schacht 7 6 2
Australia Starr 4 2
Australia Hawton 4 6 6 6 United States Graebner 6 6
Australia Nette 6 4 4 Australia Hawton 2 6
6 United States Graebner 6 8
6 United States Graebner 3 4
Australia Whitely 5 6 6 15 South Africa Van Zyl 6 6
Australia Allan 7 3 4 Australia Whitely 4 3
15 South Africa Van Zyl 6 7 15 South Africa Van Zyl 6 6
Australia Harris 2 5 15 South Africa Van Zyl 6 7
Australia Southcombe 6 6 3 Australia Turner 4 5
United Kingdom Trewby 4 4 Australia Southcombe 6 4 5
3 Australia Turner 4 6 7

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
New Zealand Morrison-Davy 6 6
Japan Obata 1 2 New Zealand Morrison-Davy 3 6 6
14 United Kingdom Keller 6 6 14 United Kingdom Keller 6 4 2
Australia Twitt 3 4 New Zealand Morrison-Davy 6 2 4
France Darmon 7 6 5 Australia Tegart 2 6 6
Australia Hunt 5 1 France Darmon 4 6 7
5 Australia Tegart 6 4 9
5 Australia Tegart 2 2
South Africa Lieffrig 6 6 2 Brazil Bueno 6 6
Australia Schacht 3 3 South Africa Lieffrig 6 3 4
12 Australia Gourlay 0 6 6
12 Australia Gourlay 2 4
Australia Begbie 6 6 2 Brazil Bueno 6 6
Italy Gordigiani 4 4 Italy Gordigiani 2 2
2 Brazil Bueno 6 6

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1964 U.S. National Championships – Women's Singles
Grand Slam women's singles Succeeded by
1965 French Championships – Women's Singles