1968 Australian Championships – Women's Doubles

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Women's Doubles
1968 Australian Championships
1967 Champions Australia Judy Tegart
Australia Lesley Turner
Champions Australia Karen Krantzcke
Australia Kerry Melville
Runners-up Australia Judy Tegart
Australia Lesley Turner
Final score 6–4, 3–6, 6–2
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1967 · Australian Championships · 1969 →

Judy Tegart and Lesley Turner were the defending champions but lost in the final 6–4, 3–6, 6–2 against Karen Krantzcke and Kerry Melville.

Seeds[edit]

Champion seeds are indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which those seeds were eliminated. The joint top and one team of joint fifth seeded teams received byes into the second round.

  1. United States Rosemary Casals / United States Billie Jean King (Semifinals)
    Australia Karen Krantzcke / Australia Kerry Melville (Champions)
  2. n/a
  3. Australia Judy Tegart / Australia Lesley Turner (Final)
    United States Mary-Ann Eisel / Australia Lynne Nette (Quarterfinals)
  4. n/a
  5. Australia Kaye Dening / Australia Helen Gourlay (Quarterfinals)
    Australia Margaret Court / Australia Gail Sherriff (Semifinals)
  6. n/a

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Final[edit]

Final
         
1 Australia Karen Krantzcke
Australia Kerry Melville
6 3 6
3 Australia Judy Tegart
Australia Lesley Turner
4 6 2

Top Half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1 Australia K Krantzcke
Australia K Melville
6 6  
  Australia H Fraser
United Kingdom D Keller
1 1  
1 Australia K Krantzcke
Australia K Melville
6 6  
  Australia W Gilchrist
Australia K Harris
0 1  
  Australia W Gilchrist
Australia K Harris
8 3 6
  Indonesia L Kaligis
Indonesia L Liem
6 6 1
1 Australia K Krantzcke
Australia K Melville
6 6  
3 United States M A Eisel
Australia L Nette
6 6   5 Australia M Court
Australia G Sherriff
2 3  
  Netherlands E de Jong
Australia R Lesh
3 4   3 United States M A Eisel
Australia L Nette
6 6  
  Australia P Edwards
Australia E Goolagong
6 6     Australia P Edwards
Australia E Goolagong
4 1  
  France Y Boy
Netherlands J Salome
2 4   3 United States M A Eisel
Australia L Nette
6 1 3
5 Australia M Court
Australia G Sherriff
3 6 6
  Australia H McKechnie
Australia C Sherriff
1 1  
  Australia A Avis
Australia J Murdoch
2 2   5 Australia M Court
Australia G Sherriff
6 6  
5 Australia M Court
Australia G Sherriff
6 6  

Bottom Half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
5 Australia K Dening
Australia H Gourlay
6 9  
  Australia S Goot
Australia J Nelson
2 2     Australia H Amos
Mexico E Subirats
1 7  
  Australia H Amos
Mexico E Subirats
6 6   5 Australia K Dening
Australia H Gourlay
3 2  
  Australia S Stephen
Australia D Whitely
4 6 4 3 Australia J Tegart
Australia L Turner
6 6  
  Australia A Jenkins
Australia B Jenkins
6 4 6   Australia A Jenkins
Australia B Jenkins
1 3  
  Australia A McKenzie
Australia S Washbourne
3 1   3 Australia J Tegart
Australia L Turner
6 6  
3 Australia J Tegart
Australia L Turner
6 6   3 Australia J Tegart
Australia L Turner
6 6  
1 United States R Casals
United States B J King
3 2  
  United States J Johnson
United States G Shepard
1 3  
  Netherlands A Bakker
Netherlands A Suurbeek
6 6  
  Netherlands A Bakker
Netherlands A Suurbeek
4 2  
1 United States R Casals
United States B J King
6 6  
  Australia L Butterfield
Australia J Whyte
1 0  
1 United States R Casals
United States B J King
6 6  

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