1968 French Open – Men's Doubles

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Men's Doubles
1968 French Open
Champions Australia Ken Rosewall
Australia Fred Stolle
Runners-up Australia Roy Emerson
Australia Rod Laver
Final score 6–3, 6–4, 6–3
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends −45 45+ women
WC Singles men women
WC Doubles men women

Ken Rosewall and Fred Stolle defeated Roy Emerson and Rod Laver 6–3, 6–4, 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Doubles title at the 1968 French Open tennis tournament.[1][2]

Seeds[edit]

  1. Australia Rod Laver / Australia Roy Emerson (Final)
  2. Australia Ken Rosewall / Australia Fred Stolle (Champions)
  3. South Africa Bob Hewitt / South Africa Frew McMillan (Semifinals)
  4. Spain Andrés Gimeno / United States Richard Pancho Gonzales (Quarterfinals)
  5. Romania Ilie Năstase / Romania Ion Ţiriac (Semifinals)
  6. Australia Owen Davidson / United Kingdom Michael Sangster (Third Round)
  7. Brazil Thomaz Koch / Brazil José Edison Mandarino (Quarterfinals)
  8. Australia John Alexander / Australia Dick Crealy (Second Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 
    2  Australia K Rosewall
 Australia F Stolle
6 6 6  
     France P Rinderknecht
 France J Vincent
0 0 2  
      2  Australia K Rosewall
 Australia F Stolle
6 6 5 4 6  
 Czechoslovakia M Holeček
 Czechoslovakia J Kukal
6 6 6        Czechoslovakia M Holeček
 Czechoslovakia J Kukal
3 4 7 6 1  
 France B de Troye
 France F Matheu
2 2 4      Czechoslovakia M Holeček
 Czechoslovakia J Kukal
6 6 6
 France A Bouteleux
 France M Leclercq
6 6 8      France A Bouteleux
 France M Leclercq
4 4 4  
 Brazil C Fernandes
 Brazil F Gentil
3 1 6       2  Australia K Rosewall
 Australia F Stolle
7 6 6
7  Brazil T Koch
 Brazil J Mandarino
w/o       7  Brazil T Koch
 Brazil J Mandarino
5 4 3
 France B Montrenaud
 France J Rouyer
    7  Brazil T Koch
 Brazil J Mandarino
6 6 13  
 Australia B Carmichael
 Australia C Stubs
w/o      Australia B Carmichael
 Australia C Stubs
1 0 11  
 France B Boutboul
 France M Berges
      7  Brazil T Koch
 Brazil J Mandarino
6 6 6
 Australia T Addison
 Australia R Ruffels
w/o        Australia T Addison
 Australia R Ruffels
3 0 4      
 Australia J Cooper
 Australia R Keldie
     Australia T Addison
 Australia R Ruffels
6 6 14
 France P Darmon
 France F Jauffret
6 6 6      France P Darmon
 France F Jauffret
3 4 12  
 United States T Edlefsen
 Canada F Tutvin
4 1 4  

Section 2[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
3  South Africa B Hewitt
 South Africa F McMillan
6 6 6  
 France J Fauvet
 France D Grozdanovitch
2 1 2     3  South Africa B Hewitt
 South Africa F McMillan
6 6 6  
 South Africa T Ryan
 South Africa R Summers
3 3 9 3      Poland W Gąsiorek
 Poland B Lewandowski
2 3 0  
 Poland W Gąsiorek
 Poland B Lewandowski
6 6 7 6       3  South Africa B Hewitt
 South Africa F McMillan
6 6 7  
 France P Beust
 France D Contet
6 6 5 7        Belgium C De Gronckel
 New Zealand B Fairlie
1 1 5  
 Australia R Hawkes
 New Zealand O Parun
1 4 7 5      France P Beust
 France D Contet
7 3 4 6 4
 France R Haillet
 France J Borotra
0 1 0      Belgium C De Gronckel
 New Zealand B Fairlie
5 6 6 2 6  
 Belgium C De Gronckel
 New Zealand B Fairlie
6 6 6       3  South Africa B Hewitt
 South Africa F McMillan
6 6 6
6  Australia O Davidson
 United Kingdom M Sangster
3 8 6 6        United Kingdom G Battrick
 United Kingdom P Hutchins
1 2 1
 Greece N Kalogeropoulos
 Australia A Stone
6 6 2 4     6  Australia O Davidson
 United Kingdom M Sangster
6 6 6  
 France J Chaban-Delmas
 France H Pellizza
5 3 6 3      Bolivia E Gorostiaga
 South Africa Q Pretorius
1 1 2  
 Bolivia E Gorostiaga
 South Africa Q Pretorius
7 6 2 6       6  Australia O Davidson
 United Kingdom M Sangster
2 4 6 6
 United States H Fitzgibbon
 United States A Fox
       United Kingdom G Battrick
 United Kingdom P Hutchins
6 6 1 8  
 Australia C Dibley
 Jamaica L Lumsden
w/o      Australia C Dibley
 Jamaica L Lumsden
4 7 10 2
 United Kingdom G Battrick
 United Kingdom P Hutchins
w/o      United Kingdom G Battrick
 United Kingdom P Hutchins
6 9 8 6  
 France J Courcol
 France B Paul
 

Bottom half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 Hungary I Gulyás
 Hungary F Komaromi
w/o  
 France P Joly
 France J Molinari
     Hungary I Gulyás
 Hungary F Komaromi
6 6 6 6 3  
 Italy G Di Maso
 Italy S Palmieri
1 2 3      Australia P Dent
 Australia B Giltinan
8 3 8 4 6  
 Australia P Dent
 Australia B Giltinan
6 6 6        Australia P Dent
 Australia B Giltinan
6 2 3 2  
 France J Chanfreau
 France W N'Godrella
0 6 6 6 6       5  Romania I Năstase
 Romania I Ţiriac
4 6 6 6  
 France J Meyer
 France É Derasse
6 4 3 8 3      France J Chanfreau
 France W N'Godrella
2 1 5
 United States N Perry
 Ecuador E Zuleta
1 0 2     5  Romania I Năstase
 Romania I Ţiriac
6 6 7  
5  Romania I Năstase
 Romania I Ţiriac
6 6 6       5  Romania I Năstase
 Romania I Ţiriac
6 6 10
 France J Barclay
 France G Goven
6 4 6 6       4  Spain A Gimeno
 United States R Gonzales
3 2 8
 United Kingdom J Barrett
 United Kingdom D Lloyd
3 6 1 4      France J Barclay
 France G Goven
9 6 6  
 France C Duxin
 France P Proisy
4 3 4      Australia B Phillips-Moore
 United States C Richey
7 3 3  
 Australia B Phillips-Moore
 United States C Richey
6 6 6        France J Barclay
 France G Goven
4 7 4 5
 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Ž Franulović
 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia B Jovanović
6 6 3 8       4  Spain A Gimeno
 United States R Gonzales
6 5 6 7  
 Romania S Dron
 Romania P Marmureanu
4 2 6 6      Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Ž Franulović
 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia B Jovanović
4 3 4
 Belgium E Drossart
 Belgium P Hombergen
5 2 3     4  Spain A Gimeno
 United States R Gonzales
6 6 6  
4  Spain A Gimeno
 United States R Gonzales
7 6 6  

Section 4[edit]

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
 Peru A Acuna
 Peru T Gonzalez
6 1 6 4 0  
 France T Bernasconi
 France J Thamin
2 6 3 6 6      France T Bernasconi
 France J Thamin
1 3 8  
 Colombia P Castillo
 Colombia Á Peña
3 4 1      South Africa R Moore
 South Africa B Maud
6 6 10  
 South Africa R Moore
 South Africa B Maud
6 6 6        South Africa R Moore
 South Africa B Maud
6 3 2 6 1  
 France P Pimpaneau
 France B Vallée
6 0 2 3        West Germany I Buding
 Denmark T Ulrich
4 6 6 3 6  
 West Germany I Buding
 Denmark T Ulrich
4 6 6 6      West Germany I Buding
 Denmark T Ulrich
1 7 6 8
 Canada P Dufour
 France J Cartier
2 1 2     8  Australia J Alexander
 Australia D Crealy
6 5 3 6  
8  Australia J Alexander
 Australia D Crealy
6 6 6        West Germany I Buding
 Denmark T Ulrich
0 3 4
 Australia J Moore
 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Špear
6 6 6       1  Australia R Emerson
 Australia R Laver
6 6 6
 France G Deniau
 France J Auget
3 1 4      Australia J Moore
 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Špear
5 5 6 1  
 Chile P Cornejo
 Chile J Pinto-Bravo
6 7 5 3        United Kingdom M Cox
 United Kingdom B Wilson
7 7 1 6  
 United Kingdom M Cox
 United Kingdom B Wilson
8 5 7 6        United Kingdom M Cox
 United Kingdom B Wilson
3 3 7
      1  Australia R Emerson
 Australia R Laver
6 6 9  
     France M Boulle
 Chile P Rodríguez
1 1 5
    1  Australia R Emerson
 Australia R Laver
6 6 7  
 

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 400. ISBN 978-0942257700. 
  2. ^ "1968 Roland Garros Men's Doubles draw". ATP.