1965 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1965 Wimbledon Championships
Champion Australia Margaret Smith[1]
Runner-up Brazil Maria Bueno[1]
Final score 6–4, 7–5
Details
Draw 96 (10Q)
Seeds 8
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women seniors
WC Doubles men women
← 1964 · Wimbledon Championships · 1966 →

Second-seeded Margaret Smith defeated first-seeded Maria Bueno (BRA) 6–4, 7–5 in the final to win the Ladies' Singles tennis title at the 1965 Wimbledon Championships.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. Brazil Maria Bueno (Finalist)
  2. Australia Margaret Smith (Champion)
  3. Australia Lesley Turner (Quarterfinalist)
  4. United States Nancy Richey (Quarterfinalist)
  5. United States Billie Jean Moffitt (Semifinalist)
  6. United States Carole Graebner (Second round)
  7. South Africa Annette Van Zyl (Withdrew before the tournament began)[1]
  8. France Françoise Dürr (Fourth round)

Van Zyl, who withdrew because of a family bereavement, was replaced by a Lucky Loser Michelle Boulle (CHI). For the first time in the history of the All England Championships at Wimbledon, there was no British player seeded in the Ladies Singles Championship.[citation needed]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                             
1 Brazil Maria Bueno 6 6
United States Julie Albert 2 2
1 Brazil Maria Bueno 6 5 6
5 United States BillieJean Moffitt 4 7 3
3 Australia Lesley Turner 2 1
5 United States Billie Jean Moffitt 6 6
1 Brazil Maria Bueno 4 5
2 Australia Margaret Smith 6 7
United Kingdom Christine Truman 6 1 7
4 United States Nancy Richey 4 6 5
United Kingdom Christine Truman 4 0
2 Australia Margaret Smith 6 6
United States Justina Bricka 3 0
2 Australia Margaret Smith 6 6

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 Brazil Bueno 6 6
United Kingdom Shaw 3 2
1 Brazil Bueno 6 7
Australia Schacht 4 5
Italy Riedl 2 0
Australia Schacht 6 6
1 Brazil Bueno 6 7
United Kingdom Haydon 4 5
Austria Hassmann 3 6 1
Sweden Sandberg 6 3 6
Sweden Sandberg 0 3
United Kingdom Haydon 6 6
United States Habicht 2 2
United Kingdom Haydon 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8 France Dürr 6 6
Spain Coronado 1 2
8 France Dürr 6 6
South Africa Swan 1 2
United States Eisel 3 6 3
South Africa Swan 6 3 6
8 France Dürr 4 5
United States Albert 6 7
Argentina Baylon 3 4
United States Albert 6 6
United States Albert 6 6
West Germany Schultze 4 3
United Kingdom Allen 5 2
West Germany Schultze 7 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 Australia Turner 6 6
South Africa Lieffrig 0 1 3 Australia Turner 6 6
Q Australia Sherriff 9 6 Q Australia Sherriff 1 3
Q United States Tym 7 3 3 Australia Turner 7 6
United States Blake 6 6 Australia McClenaughan 5 2
Spain Estalella Manso 4 3 United States Blake 6 5 2
Australia McClenaughan 8 6 Australia McClenaughan 4 7 6
Italy Beltrame 6 3 3 Australia Turner 6 6
United States Fretz 10 6 Italy Pericoli 0 4
United States Bartkowicz 8 3 United States Fretz 6 6
Czechoslovakia Volavková 6 6 Czechoslovakia Volavková 4 4
Sweden Bartholdson 3 1 United States Fretz 6 6 4
Australia Sherriff 6 11 Italy Pericoli 8 3 6
United Kingdom Bennett 3 9 Australia Sherriff 4 6 7
Italy Pericoli 6 6 Italy Pericoli 6 3 9
West Germany Schildknecht 4 3

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 United States Moffitt 6 6
Q Netherlands Spruyt 2 3 5 United States Moffitt 6 6
United Kingdom Starkie 4 6 6 United Kingdom Starkie 3 3
Australia Toyne 6 4 2 5 United States Moffitt 7 12
Australia Blackman 6 6 Australia Blackman 5 10
United Kingdom Dennis 2 1 Australia Blackman 6 6
France De Lansalut 6 1 8 France De Lansalut 3 2
Netherlands Stöve 3 6 6 5 United States Moffitt 6 6
Q Netherlands Krocke 7 6 Australia Lesh 2 0
South Africa Wiggill 5 1 Q Netherlands Krocke 6 6
Austria Pachta 2 6 6 Austria Pachta 2 1
Q United Kingdom Tutt 6 2 1 Q Netherlands Krocke 2 4
United Kingdom Cawthorn 9 6 Australia Lesh 6 6
Australia Whitely 7 3 United Kingdom Cawthorn 1 0
Australia Lesh 6 6 Australia Lesh 6 6
United States Kalogeropoulos 0 4

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States Heldman 2 6 6
Netherlands Ridderhof 6 0 0 United States Heldman 6 6
United Kingdom Owen 6 13 United Kingdom Owen 1 1
Q United Kingdom Illingworth 4 11 United States Heldman 6 6
United Kingdom Lloyd 6 6 United Kingdom Lloyd 2 2
United Kingdom McAnally 3 3 United Kingdom Lloyd 6 6
Italy Bassi 7 6 Italy Bassi 1 1
Spain Barril 5 1 United States Heldman 6 2 3
Soviet Union Dmitrieva 6 6 United Kingdom Truman 3 6 6
Q United Kingdom Rigby 2 3 Soviet Union Dmitrieva 4 6 6
Australia Tegart 6 6 Australia Tegart 6 4 8
United Kingdom Mills 2 1 Australia Tegart 4 2
United Kingdom Truman 6 6 United Kingdom Truman 6 6
Italy Lazzarino 0 0 United Kingdom Truman 5 8 6
6 United States Graebner 7 6 6 6 United States Graebner 7 6 1
South Africa Walkden 5 8 2

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United Kingdom Williams 6 8
France Darmon 2 6 United Kingdom Williams 6 6
Sweden Löfdahl 1 6 8 Sweden Löfdahl 1 4
France Rees-Lewis 6 3 6 United Kingdom Williams 3 6 6
United Kingdom Truman 4 6 6 United Kingdom Rosser 6 2 2
West Germany Buding 6 3 1 United Kingdom Truman 2 8
United Kingdom Rosser 6 6 United Kingdom Rosser 6 10
Czechoslovakia Vopickova 1 1 United Kingdom Williams 0 3
Q United Kingdom Deloford 6 6 4 United States Richey 6 6
West Germany Sturm 4 4 Q United Kingdom Deloford 6 6
Q Australia O'Donnell 6 6 Q Australia O'Donnell 4 2
Canada Berner 3 1 Q United Kingdom Deloford 1 0
United Kingdom Roberts 6 6 4 United States Richey 6 6
South Africa Segal 4 2 United Kingdom Roberts 4 3
4 United States Richey 6 7 4 United States Richey 6 6
South Africa Emanuel 0 5

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
United States Bricka 7 6
Italy Gordigiani 5 2
United States Bricka 6 3 7
France Salfati 2 6 5
France Salfati 6 7
Norway Paldan 1 5
United States Bricka 5 6 8
United Kingdom Wade 7 4 6
United Kingdom Wade 6 6
Hungary Peterdy-Wolf 1 3
United Kingdom Wade 6 6
LL Chile Boulle 0 2
Belgium Mercelis 6 1 3
LL Chile Boulle 3 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Sweden Sandulf 4 3
Q United Kingdom Maclennan 6 6
Q United Kingdom Maclennan 6 6
United Kingdom Lee 3 4
West Germany Niessen 3 1
United Kingdom Lee 6 6
Q United Kingdom Maclennan 2 1
2 Australia Smith 6 6
United Kingdom Lauder 4 7 9
Netherlands Groenman 6 5 7
United Kingdom Lauder 0 1
2 Australia Smith 6 6
Austria Hollingsworth 0 1
2 Australia Smith 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Barrett, John (2001). Wimbledon : The Official History of the Championships. London: CollinsWillow. p. 363. ISBN 0007117078. 

External links[edit]

  • [1] Source for the draw at Wimbledon.com
Preceded by
1965 French Championships – Women's Singles
Grand Slams
Women's Singles
Succeeded by
1965 U.S. Championships – Women's Singles