1968 Australian Championships – Men's Doubles

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Men's Doubles
1968 Australian Championships
1967 Champions Australia John Newcombe
Australia Tony Roche
Champions Australia Dick Crealy
Australia Allan Stone
Runners-up Australia Terry Addison
Australia Ray Keldie
Final score 10–8, 6–4, 6–3
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1967 · Australian Championships · 1969 →

John Newcombe and Tony Roche were the defending champions but did not compete that year.

Dick Crealy and Allan Stone won in the final 10–8, 6–4, 6–3 against Terry Addison and Ray Keldie.

Seeds[edit]

Champion seeds are indicated in bold text while text in italics indicates the round in which those seeds were eliminated. The top two seeded teams received byes into the second round.

  1. Australia William Bowrey / Australia Ray Ruffels (Semifinals)
  2. United Kingdom Peter Curtis / United Kingdom Graham Stilwell (Quarterfinals)
  3. Spain Juan Gisbert, Sr. / Spain Manuel Orantes (Semifinals)
  4. Australia Dick Crealy / Australia Allan Stone (Champions)
  5. Australia Terry Addison / Australia Ray Keldie (Final)
  6. Australia John Fraser / Australia Neale Fraser (Quarterfinals)
  7. Canada Mike Belkin / Australia Geoff Pollard (Second Round)
  8. Australia William Coghlan / Australia Colin Stubs (First Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Final[edit]

Final
4 Australia Dick Crealy
Australia Allan Stone
10 6 6    
5 Australia Terry Addison
Australia Ray Keldie
8 4 3    

Top Half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1 Australia W Bowrey
Australia R Ruffels
7 6 6    
  Australia J Brown
Australia B Kearney
5 3 2    
1 Australia W Bowrey
Australia R Ruffels
6 6 10    
  Japan J Kamiwazumi
Japan T Sakai
6 6 6       Australia P Oatey
Australia B Phillips-Moore
3 3 8    
  Australia R Campbell
Australia G Dunn
1 1 2       Japan J Kamiwazumi
Japan T Sakai
         
  Australia P Oatey
Australia B Phillips-Moore
1 8 5 9 6   Australia P Oatey
Australia B Phillips-Moore
w/o        
8 Australia W Coghlan
Australia C Stubs
6 6 7 7 2 1 Australia W Bowrey
Australia R Ruffels
4 7 5 10  
4 Australia D Crealy
Australia A Stone
6 9 6     4 Australia D Crealy
Australia A Stone
6 5 7 12  
  Australia D Reid
Australia W Reid
1 7 4     4 Australia D Crealy
Australia A Stone
w/o        
  Indonesia S Sugiarto
Indonesia G Widjojo
6 7 4 6 6   Hong Kong I Fletcher
Australia D Smith
         
  Hong Kong I Fletcher
Australia D Smith
4 9 6 3 8 4 Australia D Crealy
Australia A Stone
6 6 6    
  Australia J Blizzard
Australia R Sherriff
6 4 6 6   6 Australia J Fraser
Australia N Fraser
2 4 1    
  Belgium C Janssens
Republic of Ireland P Mockler
3 6 3 3     Australia J Blizzard
Australia R Sherriff
4 2 2    
  Australia R Coulthard
Australia H Ladyman
7 0 13     6 Australia J Fraser
Australia N Fraser
6 6 6    
6 Australia J Fraser
Australia N Fraser
9 6 15    

Bottom Half[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
7 Canada M Belkin
Australia G Pollard
3 6 6 6  
  Australia G Hogben
Australia M Pettman
6 3 4 2   7 Canada M Belkin
Australia G Pollard
5 5 7 5  
  Australia R Case
Australia A Gardiner
6 6 6       Australia R Case
Australia A Gardiner
7 7 5 7  
  Australia R Layton
Australia R Wilson
3 2 4       Australia R Case
Australia A Gardiner
6 7 6 4 3
  Australia W Jacques
Australia C Mason
6 16 9 15 0r 3 Spain J Gisbert, Sr.
Spain M Orantes
8 5 2 6 6
  Australia P Avery
Australia M Senior
4 18 7 17 2   Australia P Avery
Australia M Senior
5 4 7    
  Australia B Geraghty
Australia G Teagle
4 1 2     3 Spain J Gisbert, Sr.
Spain M Orantes
7 6 9    
3 Spain J Gisbert, Sr.
Spain M Orantes
6 6 6     3 Spain J Gisbert, Sr.
Spain M Orantes
6 3 6 8 6
5 Australia T Addison
Australia R Keldie
6 6 6     5 Australia T Addison
Australia R Keldie
3 6 3 10 8
  Australia R Brent
Australia M Guse
3 2 3     5 Australia T Addison
Australia R Keldie
6 6 10    
  Japan H Ogata
Japan T Tsujimoto
4 2 4       Australia A Ryan
Australia B Tobin
3 3 8    
  Australia A Ryan
Australia B Tobin
6 6 6     5 Australia T Addison
Australia R Keldie
3 6 9 13  
2 United Kingdom P Curtis
United Kingdom G Stilwell
6 2 7 11  
  Australia B Connor
Australia P Richardson
6 2 3 2  
2 United Kingdom P Curtis
United Kingdom G Stilwell
3 6 6 6  

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