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
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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]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                         
2 Australia Ken Rosewall
Australia Fred Stolle
7 6 6    
7 Brazil Thomaz Koch
Brazil José Edison Mandarino
5 4 3    
2 Australia Ken Rosewall
Australia Fred Stolle
6 6 6    
3 South Africa Bob Hewitt
South Africa Frew McMillan
2 3 4    
3 South Africa Bob Hewitt
South Africa Frew McMillan
6 6 6    
  United Kingdom Gerald Battrick
United Kingdom Paul Hutchins
1 2 1    
2 Australia Ken Rosewall
Australia Fred Stolle
6 6 6    
1 Australia Roy Emerson
Australia Rod Laver
3 4 3    
5 Romania Ilie Năstase
Romania Ion Ţiriac
6 6 10    
4 Spain Andrés Gimeno
United States Pancho Gonzales
3 2 8    
5 Romania Ilie Năstase
Romania Ion Ţiriac
6 13 4 3  
1 Australia Roy Emerson
Australia Rod Laver
2 15 6 6  
  West Germany Ingo Buding
Denmark Torben Ulrich
0 3 4    
1 Australia Roy Emerson
Australia Rod Laver
6 6 6    

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". Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). 

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