1966 Australian Championships

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1966 Australian Championships
Date 21 - 31 January
Edition 54th
Category Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface Grass
Location Sydney, Australia
Venue White City Tennis Club
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Roy Emerson
Women's Singles
Australia Margaret Smith
Men's Doubles
Australia Fred Stolle / Australia Roy Emerson
Women's Doubles
United States Carole Caldwell Graebner / United States Nancy Richey
Mixed Doubles
Australia Judy Tegart / Australia Tony Roche
← 1965 · Australian Championships · 1967 →

The 1966 Australian Championships was a tennis tournament that took place on outdoor Grass courts at the White City Tennis Club, Sydney, Australia from 21 to 31 January. It was the 54th edition of the Australian Championships (now known as the Australian Open), the 15th held in Sydney, and the first Grand Slam tournament of the year. The singles titles were won by Australians Roy Emerson and Margaret Smith.

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Australia Roy Emerson defeated United States Arthur Ashe 6–4, 6–8, 6–2, 6–3 [1]

Women's Singles[edit]

Australia Margaret Smith defeated United States Nancy Richey walkover [2]

Men's Doubles[edit]

Australia Fred Stolle / Australia Roy Emerson defeated Australia John Newcombe / Australia Tony Roche, 7–9, 6–3, 6–8, 14–12, 12–10 [3]

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Carole Caldwell Graebner / United States Nancy Richey defeated Australia Margaret Smith / Australia Lesley Turner, 6–4, 7–5 [4]

Mixed Doubles[edit]

Australia Judy Tegart / Australia Tony Roche defeated Australia Robyn Ebbern / Australia Bill Bowrey, 6–1, 6–3 [5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1966 Men's Singles". Tennis Australia. 
  2. ^ "1966 Women's Singles". Tennis Australia. 
  3. ^ "1966 Men's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 
  4. ^ "1966 Women's Doubles". Tennis Australia. 
  5. ^ "1966 Mixed Doubles". Tennis Australia. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1965 U.S. National Championships
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1966 French Championships