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1968 Men's Tennis Finals database

rammerstoffer
01-01-2006, 03:08 PM
For the people who enjoy tennis' history.

Here is an incomplete listfrom 1968 tournaments finals (singles & doubles).

You can help to complete the list. Most of the dates, scores and doubles finals are unknown. Also if you have comments, historical accounts and/or reviews from a tournament or the whole season you can post them.

rammerstoffer
01-01-2006, 03:11 PM
Singles results courtesy of AndrewTas.

680100 Madras IND Asian Championships
Metreveli d. Tiriac 86 63 64

680101 Cape Town RSA Western Province Championships
Leschly d. Maud 36 63 86

680101 Perth AUS Western Australian Championships
Bowrey d. Ruffels 68 119 62 1719 64

680108 Bloemfontein RSA OFS Championships
Riessen d. Okker 75 63

680108 Hobart AUS Tasmanian Championships
Ruffels d. Stilwell 36 68 75 75 62

680108 Auckland NZL New Zealand Championships
Stubbs d. Fairlie 62 63 61

680114 Durban RSA Natal Championships
Maud d. Bungert 36 63 64 64

680119 AUSTRALIAN OPEN AUSTRALIAN Championships
Bowrey d. Gisbert 75 26 97 64
Crealy/Stone d. Addison/Keldie 108 64 63

680128 Copenhagen DEN Scandinavian Indoors
Leschly d. Metreveli 46 1210 63 64

680200 Bremen GER German Indoors
El Shafei d. Contet 62 62 97

680200 Macon GA Macon Indoor
Leschly d. Sangster 63 64 57 64

680200 Auckland NZL Auckland B&H Championships
Phillips-Moore d. Onny Parun 63 68 16 63 62

680208 Philadelphia PA Philadelphia Indoor
Santana d. Leschly 86 63

680209 Buffalo NY Buffalo Indoor
Graebner d. Riessen 86 75

680209 Paris FRA French Indoors
Holecek d. Carmichael 64 108 36 63

680210 Pittsburgh PA Pittsburgh Indoor
Cox d. Lutz 64 26 75

680214 Salisbury ML US Indoors
Richey d. Graebner 64 64 64
Koch/Okker d. Smith/Lutz 63 108 86

680224 Moscow Moscow International Indoor Championships
Metreveli d. Lejus 64 46 97 64

680226 Kiamesha Lake NY Concord Invitation
Ashe d. Leschly 63 1513

680300 Dallas TX Dallas Invitation
Moore d. Stone 46 1210 63

680300 Kingston JAM Kingston International
Okker d. Manuel Orantes 62 64

680300 Mexico City Mexican Championships
Osuna d. Loyo-Mayo 64 64 64

680300 Nairobi KEN Nairobi National Championships
Stone d. Couder 63 75

680301 Cairo EGT Cairo International
Holecek d. El Shafei 46 61 63 62

680304 Barranquila COL Colombia International
Okker d. Riessen 86 63 63

680304 Cannes FRA Cannes Tournament
Tiriac d. Metreveli 61 63

680311 Caracas VEN Caracas Altamira International
Riessen d. Richey 61 86 61

680315 Phoenix AZ Arizona Phoenix Thunderbird Classic
Stan Smith d. Lutz 46 62 61

680318 Curacao NLA Curacao International
Riessen d. Okker 75 36 911 62 62

680323 Buenos Aires ARG Buenos Aires Pro
Laver d. Gonzales 75 57 64

680323 New York NY New York Indoor (Vanderbilt Tnt MSG)
Ashe d. Emerson 64 64 75

680328 Kampala UGA Kampala Tournament
Fairlie d. Stone 64 63

680329 Bogota COL Bogota PRO
Gimeno d. Stolle 1113 63 64

680400 Atlanta GA Atlanta Invitational
Bowrey d. Holmberg 60 75

680400 Tel Aviv International Easter Tournament
Fletcher d. Davidman E 64 86 64

680400 Ojai CA Ojai Tournament
Loyo-Mayo d. Hobson 64 64

680400 Corpus Christi TEX Buccaneer days
van Lingen d. Ruffels 46 75 61

680401 San Juan PR Puerto Rico Caribe Hilton International
Cox d. Fox 62 61 46 26 62

680401 Nice Nice Tournament (LTC)
Metreveli d. Phillips-Moore 97 57 62 64

680408 Hampstead UK Cumberland Tournament
Wilson d. Curtis 63 60

680408 St Petersburg FL St Petersburg Masters Invitational
Belkin d. Fillol 60 75 64

680408 Catania ITA Catania Championships GP
Mulligan d. Tiriac 86 64 63

680408 Monte Carlo Monte Carlo Championships
Pietrangeli d. Metreveli 62 62

680408 Tampa FL Florida Tampa Dixie International Invitational
Santana d. Gulyas 64 75 64

680412 Southport UK Southport North of England Hardcourts
Stubs d. Gunson 63 63

680415 Charlotte SC Charlotte Invitation
Ashe d. Holmberg 62 64

680415 Aix-en-Provence FRA Aix Golden Racquet Tournament
Darmon d. Contet 75 61 86

680415 Johannesburg South African Championships
Okker d. Riessen 1210 61 64

680415 Houston TX Houston River Oaks Tournament
Richey d. Jovanovic 64 61 60

680415 Madrid Madrid Melia
Santana d. Fitzgibbon 63 46 46 63 64

680415 Palermo Torneo Internazionale
Tiriac d. Riessen 86 60 16 64

680418 Wembley UK BBC2 World Invitation
Laver d. Rosewall 63 108

680419 Paris FRA Paris Pro Champs
Rosewall d. Gimeno 63 64

Santorofan
01-02-2006, 07:30 AM
This is a great start, thanks for posting this thread.

rammerstoffer
01-03-2006, 12:06 AM
680420 Paris FRA Paris Championships
Bob Carmichael d. Darmon 63 86 1210

680422 Bournemouth UK British HC Open
Rosewall d. Laver 36 62 60 63

680422 Naples ITA Naples Tournament
Mulligan d. Pietrangeli 61 62 62

680429 Hurlingham UK London HC
Fletcher d. Wooldridge 61 97

680429 Reggio di Calabria ITA Reggio di Calabria Tournament
Riessen d. Nastase 36 36 63 64 62

680500 Portola Valley CA California State Championships
McManus d. Borowiak 62 63 61

680503 Wembley UK NTL Wembley Invitation
Laver d. Rosewall 60 61 60

680506 Droitwich UK Droitwich Hard Court
Howe d. Hiskins 61 61

680506 Guildford UK Surrey HC
Rahim and Wooldridge divided

680506 Rome ITA Italian Championships
Okker d. Hewitt 108 68 61 16 60
Okker/Riessen d. Kalogeropoulos/Stone 63 64 62

680507 Los Angeles CA Southern California Championships
Stan Smith d. Leach 63 64

680513 New York NY Madison Square Gardens Champs
Laver d. Rosewall 46 63 97 64

680520 Berlin GER West Berlin Championships
Santana d. Okker 68 64 61 62

680527 Surbiton UK Surrey GC
Wooldridge d. Fletcher 36 63 75

680527 FRENCH OPEN FRENCH OPEN
Rosewall d. Laver 63 61 26 62
Rosewall/Stolle d. Emerson/Laver 63 64 63

680528 Sacramento CA Central California Championships
Graebner d. Stan Smith 108 64 62

680530 Baltimore MD WCT Baltimore Champs
Ralston d. Roche 60 64

680600 Brussels BEL Belgian Brussels
Fairlie d. Carmichael 64 63 46 64

680600 Helsinki FIN Helsinki International
Santana d. Lejus 61 61 64

680603 Manchester UK Manchester Northern Tournament
Fletcher d. Ayala 63 62

680607 Barcelona ESP Barcellona International
Mulligan d. Buding 60 61 60

680610 Bristol UK Bristol West of England Open
Ashe d. Graebner 64 63

680610 Beckenham UK Kent Championships
Stolle d. Emerson 63 61

680610 Nottingham Nottingham John Player Tournament
Wooldridge d. Matthews 68 86 97

680610 Lugano SWI Lugano Tournament
Tiriac d. Okker 68 75 60

680612 Boston MA US Pro Champs
Laver d. Newcombe 64 64 97

680617 London UK London Queens GC Open
Okker and Graebner divided

680620 Wimbledon WIMBLEDON
Laver d. Roche 63 64 62
Newcombe/Roche d. Rosewall/Stolle 36 86 57 1412 63

680700 Prague Czechoslovak International
Holecek d. Pala 63 61 57 75

680705 Bastad SWE Swedish Championships
Mulligan d. Tiriac 86 64 64

680707 Cincinnati OH Cincinnati Tri-State
Harris d. Gorman 36 62 62

680708 Newport UK Welsh Open
Bowrey d. Davidson 97 64

680708 Felixstowe UK East of England
Matthews d. Wooldridge 1012 75 75

680708 Dublin IRL Irish Open
Okker d. Hoad 61 62

680708 Indianapolis Cincinnati Western Open
Fillol d. Richey 61 75 62

680708 Dusseldorf GER Dusseldorf Championships
Gulyas d. Bungert 61 63 36 75

680709 Paris FRA French Professional Championships
Laver d. Newcombe 62 62 63

680715 Eastbourne UK Eastbourne International
Cox d. Davidson 64 64

680715 Frinton UK Essex Championships
Crealy d. Wooldridge 63 46 64

680715 Hoylake UK Rothmans North of England
Sangster d. Fitzgibbon 26 64 1210

680715 Gstaad Swiss Open
Drysdale d. Okker 63 63 60
Newcombe/Ralston d. Okker/Anderson 108 1012 1412 36 36

680715 Milwaukee WI USCC Championships
Graebner d. Stan Smith 63 75 60

680721 Copenhagen DEN
Leschly d. Mulligan 36 62 46 61 62

680722 Philadelphia PA Merion GC Pennsylvania
Ashe d. Riessen 62 63 63

680722 Hilversum Dutch Open
Maud d. Gulyas 79 75 60 16 1311

680729 Orange NJ Eastern GC
Pasarell d. Graebner 36 46 62 63 64

680731 Munich Bavarian Open
Mulligan d. Tiriac 61 36 75 63

680800 Los Angeles CA Los Angeles Pro
Gonzales d. Laver

680801 Cannes FRA Cannes Pro
Newcombe d. Riessen 75 62

680805 Bilbao SPA Bilbao International
Bowrey d. Fox 64 63 64

680805 Southampton NY Meadow Club Invitation
Holmberg d. Scott 64 16 63 1311

680805 German Open German Open
Newcombe d. Drysdale 63 62 64
Okker/Riessen d. Newcombe/Roche 64 64 75

rammerstoffer
08-12-2006, 11:51 PM
680808 Binghampton NY New York Binghampton
Masters Gimeno d. Stolle 64 61

680811 Knokke-le-Zoute BEL Belgian Open
Cox d. Ruffels 64 62

680812 Canadian Open Canadian Open
Krishnan d. Ulrich T 63 60 75

680813 Baltimore MD Baltimore Invitation
Hewitt d. Stubs 61 64

680813 Santander SPA Santander International
Jauffret d. Guzman 62 61 61

680815 Fort Worth TX Colonial Pro
Rosewall d. Gimeno 64 63

680818 Boston MA US Amateur Championships
Ashe d. Lutz 46 86 810 60 64
Lutz/Smith d. Hewitt/Moore 64 64 97

680819 Istanbul TUR Turkey Open
Cox d. Rodriguez 63 63 26 64

680820 Kitzbuhel Austrian Open
Mulligan d. Bungert 62 62 63

680826 Ankara TUR Ankara International
Mandarino d. Maud 61 61 63

680827 Estoril Portugese International
Jauffret d. Wilson 64 46 63 75

680829 US OPEN US OPEN
Ashe d. Okker 1412 57 63 36 63
Lutz/Smith d. Ashe/Gimeno 119 61 75

680901 Brumana LEB Lebanon International
Mandarino d. Rodriguez 57 64 63 63

680902 Roumania Roumanian International
Nastase d. John Alexander 64 119 62

680903 Kansas City KA Heart of America Tournament
Parker d. Buding 68 36 60 64 64

680914 Los Angeles CA Pacific SW
Laver d. Rosewall 46 60 60
Rosewall/Stolle d. Drysdale/Taylor 75 61

680917 Oviedo ESP Oviedo International
Manuel Orantes d. Couder 64 61 61

680928 Midland TX Midland Pro
Gonzales d. Emerson 75 63

680930 Berkeley CA Pacific Coast Championships
Stan Smith d. McManus 108 61 61

681000 Mexico City MEX Olympic Games – Only as demostration sport
Santana d.
Osuna/Zarazua d.

681000 South Africa Transvaal Pro
Newcombe d. Roche 119 46 63

681000 Johannesburg Johannesburg Pro
Roche d. Buchholz 62 97

681000 Durban RSA Natal Pro
Newcombe d. Roche 64 62

681000 East London RSA Border Pro
Newcombe d. Drysdale 85

681000 Port Elizabeth RSA Eastern Province Pro
Taylor d. Roche 108


681000 Cape Town RSA Western Province Pro
Roche d. Drysdale 62 61

681000 Kimberley RSA Kimberley Pro
Newcombe d. Roche 106

681003 La Jolla CA US Hardcourts
Stan Smith d. Barth 61 97

681004 Corpus Christi TEX South Texas Pro
Laver d. Gimeno 62 64

681009 Fresno CA Pacific Coast Pro
Stolle and MacKay divided

681010 Sydney AUS Australian HC
Phil Dent d. Giltinan 62 64 1210

681013 Barcelona ESP Spanish Open
Santana d. Manuel Orantes 64 36 62 62

681014 Stalybridge UK England Dewar Cup Stalybridge
Hewitt d. Battrick 62 63

681022 Perth UK Scotland Dewar Cup Perth
Cox d. Hewitt 63 64

681028 Aberavon UK Wales Dewar Cup Aberavon
Hewitt d. Davidson 86 63

681104 Brisbane AUS Queensland Open
Ashe d. Stan Smith 64 16 97 46 75

681104 Torquay UK Torquay (Dewar Cup)
Hewitt d. Davidson 63 64

681111 Buenos Aires ARG Argentine and South American Open
Emerson d. Laver 97 64 64
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681111 London UK British Indoor (Queens)
Hewitt d. Lutz 46 62 64 108

681115 Wembley UK Jack Kramers Tournament of Champions
Rosewall d. Newcombe 64 46 75 64

681121 London UK London Crystal Palace Dewar Cup
Stan Smith d. Cox 64 64

681123 Adelaide AUS South Australian Open
Bowrey d. Stone 64 63 46 64

681127 New York NY Madison Square Gardens Pro
Roche d. Gonzales 64 63

681200 East London RSA Border Championships
Hewitt d. Maud 62 26 64

681200 Calcutta IND Asian Championships
Mukerjea d. Tym 62 61 60

rammerstoffer
08-12-2006, 11:53 PM
Bud Collin's World Ranking

1 Rod Laver
2 Arthur Ashe
3 Ken Rosewall
4 Tony Roche
5 Tom Okker
6 John Newcombe
7 Clark Graebner
8 Dennis Ralston
9 Cliff Drysdale
10 Pancho Gonzalez

--------------------------------

Arthur Ashe won 10 tournaments.

Bob Lutz and Stan Smith won 11 of 19 tournaments, they had a great record of 57-9. They became No.1 in US doubles rankings.

Ken Rosewall ended Ashe' winning streak of 27 matches in the semis of Pacific Southwest, Ken won 6-3 6-2

Scott_tennis
09-30-2006, 05:29 AM
Here are a few thoughts for additions/clarifications to this list:
1. San Juan week of 1/8: Ashe d Holmberg
2. WCT Sydney week of 1/22: Roche d Pilic
3. Richmond week of 1/29: Ashe d McKinley
4. WCT Kansas City week of 1/29: won by Roche
5. WCT Miami week of 2/5: Buchholz d Roche
6. WCT New Orleans week of 2/19: Drysdale d Newcombe
7. Additional WCT events in St Louis, Houston and Orlando - unsure of results
8. WCT San Diego week of 3/18: Buchholz d Ralston
9. WCT Los Altos Hills week of 3/25: Pilic d Ralston
10. WCT Bakersfield week of 4/1: Newcombe d Drysdale
11. WCT Freson week of 4/1: Buchholz d Roche
12. NTL Hollywood FL week of 4/8: Emerson d Rosewall
13. NTL Cannes week of 4/8: Gimeno d Stolle
14. WCT Evansville week of 4/15: Newcombe d Pilic
15. WCT Minneapolis week of 4/29: Ralston d Newcombe
16. WCT Buffalo week of 5/6: Buchholz d Ralston
17. Bristol (6/10) - I don't think this was "open" in 1968
18. Kent (6/10) - I think this was "open"
19. Cincinnati (7/8) - I don't think this was "open"
20. Munich (7/31) - "
21. Belgian (8/11) - "
22. WCT Newport RI week of 8/12: Riessen d Drysdale
23. Istanbul (8/19) - I don't think this was "open"
24. Kitzbuhel (8/20) - "
25. PSW (9/14) - I think this was "open"
26. Barcelona (10/13) - I don't think this was "open"
27. Brisbane (11/4) - "
28. Adelaide (11/23) - "

Any thoughts or comments are appreciated