1968 US Open – Men's Doubles

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Men's Doubles
1968 US Open
ChampionsUnited States Bob Lutz
United States Stan Smith
Runners-upUnited States Arthur Ashe
Spain Andrés Gimeno
Final score11–9,6–1,7–5
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women mixed
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
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John Newcombe and Tony Roche were the defending champions, but lost in the quarterfinals to Clark Graebner and Charlie Pasarell.

Bob Lutz and Stan Smith won the title, defeating Arthur Ashe and Andrés Gimeno in the final, 11–9, 6–1, 7–5.

Seeds[edit]

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1 Australia John Newcombe
Australia Tony Roche
4 4
8 United States Clark Graebner
United States Charlie Pasarell
6 6
8 United States Clark Graebner
United States Charlie Pasarell
4 6 6 18 12
7 United States Arthur Ashe
Spain Andrés Gimeno
6 3 4 20 14
4 Australia Mal Anderson
United States Dennis Ralston
7 United States Arthur Ashe
Spain Andrés Gimeno
w/o
7 United States Arthur Ashe
Spain Andrés Gimeno
9 1 5
6 United States Robert Lutz
United States Stan Smith
11 6 7
5 Netherlands Tom Okker
United States Marty Riessen
6 2
United States Jim McManus
United States Jim Osborne
8 6
United States Jim McManus
United States Jim Osborne
4 3 2
6 United States Robert Lutz
United States Stan Smith
6 6 6
6 United States Bob Lutz
United States Stan Smith
11 3 9
South Africa Cliff Drysdale
United Kingdom Roger Taylor
9 6 7

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 Australia J Newcombe
Australia T Roche
6 6
United States P Gerken
United States N Weld
1 4
1 Australia J Newcombe
Australia T Roche
6 6
United States R Holmberg
United States A Olmedo
1 4
United States C Steele
United States P Sullivan
4 4
United States R Holmberg
United States A Olmedo
6 6
1 Australia J Newcombe
Australia T Roche
4 4
8 United States C Graebner
United States C Pasarell
6 6
8 United States C Graebner
United States C Pasarell
4 6 8
Pakistan H Rahim
Jamaica DR Russell
6 4 6
8 United States C Graebner
United States C Pasarell
8 3 6
South Africa B Hewitt
South Africa R Moore
6 6 3
South Africa B Hewitt
South Africa R Moore
6 6
United States M Franks
United States B Talbert
2 2

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
4 Australia M Anderson
United States D Ralston
6 6
United States T Mozur
United States L Schloss
4 3 3 Chile L Ayala
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Ž Franulović
2 4
Chile L Ayala
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Ž Fraunlović
6 6 6 4 Australia M Anderson
United States D Ralston
6 8
United States B Brown
Australia J Brown
w/o United States B Brown
Australia J Brown
4 6
United States D Eddy
United States J Scheaffer
United States B Brown
Australia J Brown
3 11 6
Brazil T Koch
Denmark T Ulrich
w/o Brazil T Koch
Denmark T Ulrich
6 9 4
West Germany I Buding
Ecuador E Zuleta
4 Australia M Anderson
United States D Ralston
7 United States A Ashe
Spain A Gimeno
6 6 7 United States A Ashe
Spain A Gimeno
w/o
United States D Dell
United States G Scott
2 2 7 United States A Ashe
Spain A Gimeno
4 9 6
United States S Stewart
United States B Seewagen
15 3 8 United States S Stewart
United States B Seewagen
6 7 2
Australia J Sharpe
United States F Tutvin
13 6 6 7 United States A Ashe
Spain A Gimeno
4 8 6
Chile P Cornejo
Chile J Fillol
4 4 France P Barthès
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Pilić
6 6 4
France P Barthès
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Pilić
6 6 France P Barthès
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Pilić
6 6
United States D Stockton
United States E van Dillen
7 5 United States B MacKay
Ecuador P Segura
4 3
United States B MacKay
Ecuador P Segura
9 7

Bottom half[edit]

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Mexico M Lara
Mexico J Loyo Mayo
10 6 6
United States A Neely
United States W Tym
12 2 4 Mexico M Lara
Mexico J Loyo Mayo
6 6
Australia A Stone
Australia C Stubs
6 6 Australia A Stone
Australia C Stubs
4 2
South Africa J Nash
South Africa E Sturgess
1 2 Mexico M Lara
Mexico J Loyo Mayo
5 6 5
South Africa J de Zeeuw
Brazil R Marcher
5 Netherlands T Okker
United States M Riessen
7 2 7
United States V Seixas
United States T Trabert
w/o United States V Seixas
United States T Trabert
6 1 6
United States C McKinley
Mexico A Palafox
4 5 4 5 Netherlands T Okker
United States M Riessen
3 6 8
5 Netherlands T Okker
United States M Riessen
6 7 6 5 Netherlands T Okker
United States M Riessen
6 2
United Kingdom C Bovett
United States G Taylor
w/o United States J McManus
United States J Osborne
8 6
India R Krishnan
India P Lall
United Kingdom C Bovett
United States G Taylor
9 6
United States T Gorman
United Kingdom B Knight
6 4 7 United States T Gorman
United Kingdom B Knight
7 2
United States D Dell
United States T Leonard
1 6 5 United Kingdom C Bovett
United States G Taylor
7 3
Australia K Coombes
Australia W Jacques
9 6 3 United States J McManus
United States J Osborne
9 6
United States J McManus
United States J Osborne
11 3 6 United States J McManus
United States J Osborne
10 6
3 Australia R Emerson
Australia R Laver
8 3

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States J Borowiak
United States P Fishbach
8 8
New Zealand I Crookenden
New Zealand L Gerrard
10 10
New Zealand I Crookenden
New Zealand L Gerrard
1 3
6 United States B Lutz
United States S Smith
6 6
United States S Giammalva
United States D Savitt
7 2
6 United States B Lutz
United States S Smith
9 6
6 United States B Lutz
United States S Smith
11 3 9
South Africa C Drysdale
United Kingdom R Taylor
9 6 7
United Kingdom P Curtis
United Kingdom P Hutchins
2 3
South Africa C Drysdale
United Kingdom R Taylor
6 6
South Africa C Drysdale
United Kingdom R Taylor
6 1 8
2 Australia K Rosewall
Australia F Stolle
4 6 6
Australia P Cawthorn
Argentina G Garetto
2 Australia K Rosewall
Australia F Stolle
w/o

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