1968 French Open – Women's Singles

1968 French Open – Women's Singles

1968 French Open
Champion   Nancy Richey
Runner-up   Ann Jones
Final score   5–7, 6–4, 6–1
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    -45    45+    women
WC Singles    men    women  
WC Doubles    men    women  
French Open
 < 1967 1969 > 

Nancy Richey defeated Ann Jones 5–7, 6–4, 6–1 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1968 French Open.[1]

Contents

  • Seeds 1
  • Draw 2
    • Key 2.1
    • Finals 2.2
    • Earlier rounds 2.3
      • Section 1 2.3.1
      • Section 2 2.3.2
      • Section 3 2.3.3
      • Section 4 2.3.4
      • Section 5 2.3.5
      • Section 6 2.3.6
      • Section 7 2.3.7
      • Section 8 2.3.8
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Nancy Richey is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.
  1. Billie Jean King (Semifinalist)
  2. Ann Jones (Finalist)
  3. Françoise Dürr (Fourth round)
  4. Rosie Casals (Fourth round)
  5. Nancy Richey (Champion)
  6. Kerry Melville (Fourth round)
  7. Vlasta Vopickova (Quarterfinalist)
  8. Maria Bueno (Quarterfinalist)
  1. Patricia Walkden (Fourth round)
  2. Lea Pericoli (Second round)
  3. Annette Du Plooy (Semifinalist)
  4. Galina Baksheeva (Fourth round)
  5. Elena Subirats (Quarterfinalist)
  6. Gail Sherriff (Quarterfinalist)
  7. Edda Buding (Fourth round)
  8. Monique Salfati (Second round)

Draw

Key

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1   Billie Jean King 6 6    
8   Maria Bueno 4 4    
  1   Billie Jean King 6 3 4  
  5   Nancy Richey 2 6 6  
13   Elena Subirats 1 0  
  5   Nancy Richey 6 6    
    5   Nancy Richey 5 6 6
  2   Ann Jones 7 4 1
  11   Annette Du Plooy 8 6    
14   Gail Sherriff 6 3    
  11   Annette Du Plooy 5 3  
  2   Ann Jones 7 6    
7   Vlasta Vopickova 2 1  
  2   Ann Jones 6 6    

Earlier rounds

Section 1

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    1   King 6 6    
      Rouchon 2 2    
      1   King 6 6    
        Zuleta 1 0    
      Berberian w/o    
      Zuleta        
      1   King 7 6  
        Hunt 5 1  
    16   Salfati 7 2 3  
      Hunt 5 6 6  
        Hunt 6 7  
        Gordigiani 1 5    
      Hole w/o    
      Gordigiani        
 

Section 2

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
    8   Bueno        
      Asteri w/o      
      8   Bueno 6 6    
        Rodriguez 2 0    
      Rodriguez      
      Amos w/o      
      8   Bueno 2 6 6
      9   Walkden 6 3 3
    9   Walkden        
      Peterdy-Wolf w/o      
      9   Walkden 7 6  
        Caceres 5 2    
      Caceres 7 6  
      Terras 5 4    
 

Section 3

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
  Aubet w/o      
4   Casals           4   Casals 6 6    
  Szabo 2 4       Loeys 1 3    
  Loeys 6 6         4   Casals        
  Pipan w/o             Mauroy-Toffier w/o      
  Mauroy-Toffier             Mauroy-Toffier      
  Lieffrig 11 6       Chakarova w/o      
  Chakarova 13 8         4   Casals 4 3  
  Petersen 2 4         13   Subirats 6 6  
13   Subirats 6 6       13   Subirats 6 6    
  Szorenyi w/o         Bouteleux 2 3    
  Bouteleux             13   Subirats 6 6  
  Mandarino w/o             Harris 1 1    
  Harris             Harris      
  Dibar w/o         Langanay w/o      
  Langanay        

Section 4

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
  Borba-Dias 0 2    
5   Richey 6 6       5   Richey 6 6    
  Le Besnerais 1 2       Sandberg 2 1    
  Sandberg 6 6         5   Richey 6 5 8  
  Delport w/o             Krantzcke 4 7 6  
  Morozova             Morozova 3 6 4
  Burel 1 2       Krantzcke 6 4 6  
  Krantzcke 6 6         5   Richey 10 4 6
  Lundquist 5 6 6       12   Baksheeva 8 6 1
12   Baksheeva 7 3 8     12   Baksheeva 6 6    
 Giorgi w/o         Buding 2 2    
  Buding             12   Baksheeva 6 6  
  Isopaitis w/o             Niox-Chateau 3 1    
  Niox-Chateau             Niox-Chateau      
  Urban w/o         Congdon w/o      
  Congdon        

Section 5

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
  Phillips-Moore w/o      
  Beltrame             Beltrame w/o      
  Dove w/o         Lofdahl        
  Lofdahl               Lofdahl 5 1    
  Young 0 1         11   Du Plooy 7 6    
  De Roubin 6 6         De Roubin 3 1  
  Sawamatsu w/o       11   Du Plooy 6 6    
11   Du Plooy             11   Du Plooy 5 6 8
  Venturino 4 2         6   Melville 7 4 6
  Gourlay 6 6         Gourlay 6 6    
  Sandulf 1 2       Rossouw 3 2    
  Rossouw 6 6           Gourlay 5 4  
  Sawamatsu w/o           6   Melville 7 6    
  Lindstrom             Lindstrom 0 4  
  Nenot 1 1     6   Melville 6 6    
6   Melville 6 6    

Section 6

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
  Giscafré 2 1    
  Dmitrieva 6 6         Dmitrieva 2 6 8  
  Cristiani 2 2       Schediwy 6 2 6  
  Schediwy 6 6           Dmitrieva 3 0    
  Maclennan w/o           14   Sherriff 6 6    
  Spinoza             Spinoza 1 0  
  Radkova 3 1     14   Sherriff 6 6    
14   Sherriff 6 6         14   Sherriff 6 6  
  Holdsworth w/o           3   Dürr 3 3  
  Studer             Studer 2 3    
  Montano 2 0       Heldman 6 6    
  Heldman 6 6           Heldman 1 5  
  Kindler w/o           3   Dürr 6 7    
  Sherriff             Sherriff 1 1  
  Vrancovich w/o       3   Dürr 6 6    
3   Dürr        

Section 7

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
      Lindstrom 1 0    
      Darmon 6 6    
        Darmon 6 6    
        Palacios 2 2    
      Palacios      
    10   Pericoli w/o      
        Darmon 9 2 1
      7   Vopickova 7 6 6
      Kalogeropoulos        
      Bonicelli w/o      
        Kalogeropoulos 1 0  
      7   Vopickova 6 6    
      Rouire w/o    
    7   Vopickova        
 

Section 8

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Fourth Round
 
      Moore 5 6 6  
      Volavková 7 3 3  
        Moore 6 1 5  
      15   Buding 4 6 7  
      Emanuel 2 2  
    15   Buding 6 6    
      15   Buding 2 4  
      2   Jones 6 6  
      Skulj w/o      
      Godwin        
        Godwin 2 0  
      2   Jones 6 6    
      Fraisse 1 1  
    2   Jones 6 6    
 

References

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 396.  

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