1966 Australian Championships – Men's Singles

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Men's Singles
1966 Australian Championships
Champion Australia Roy Emerson
Runner-up United States Arthur Ashe
Final score 6–4, 6–8, 6–2, 6–3
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
← 1965 · Australian Championships · 1967 →

Roy Emerson defeated Arthur Ashe 6–4, 6–8, 6–2, 6–3 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1966 Australian Championships.

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Roy Emerson is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1. Australia Roy Emerson (Champion)
  2. United States Arthur Ashe (Finalist)
  3. Australia Fred Stolle (Semifinalist)
  4. United States Clark Graebner (Quarterfinalist)
  5. Australia John Newcombe (Semifinalist)
  6. n/a
  7. Australia Tony Roche (Quarterfinalist)
  8. United States Marty Riessen (Third round)
  9. Australia Bill Bowrey (Quarterfinalist)
  10. Netherlands Tom Okker (Third round)
  11. Australia Owen Davidson (Third round)
  12. Australia Ken Fletcher (First round)
  13. Australia John Cottrill (Third round)
  14. United States Herb Fitzgibbon (Third round)
  15. Australia Ray Ruffels (Third round)
  16. United Kingdom Roger Taylor (Third round)

Draw

Key

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

Final Eight

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                         
1 Australia Roy Emerson 9 4 4 7 9
9 Australia Bill Bowrey 7 6 6 5 7
1 Australia Roy Emerson 4 6 6 6
5 Australia John Newcombe 6 2 1 2
5 Australia John Newcombe 2 6 6 7
4 United States Clark Graebner 6 1 3 5
1 Australia Roy Emerson 6 6 6 6
2 United States Arthur Ashe 4 8 2 3
3 Australia Fred Stolle 6 7 7
New Zealand Lew Gerrard 2 5 5
3 Australia Fred Stolle 4 6 3 8
2 United States Arthur Ashe 6 1 6 10
7 Australia Tony Roche 12 4 3
2 United States Arthur Ashe 14 6 6

Earlier rounds

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1 Australia Emerson 5 6 6 6
Australia Brown 7 4 4 1 1 Australia Emerson 7 6 6
Australia Sherriff Australia Sherriff 5 3 1
United Kingdom Bovett w/o 1 Australia Emerson 12 6 6
Australia Stone 6 6 6 14 United States Fitzgibbon 10 4 4
Argentina Harms 2 1 2 Australia Stone 8 1 4
14 United States Fitzgibbon 6 6 6 14 United States Fitzgibbon 10 6 6
Australia Holland 0 3 3 1 Australia Emerson 9 4 4 7 9
9 Australia Bowrey 9 Australia Bowrey 7 6 6 5 7
Australia Richards w/o 9 Australia Bowrey 7 6 6 6
Australia Cooper 6 4 6 8 6 Australia Cooper 5 2 8 2
Sweden Bergelin 3 6 3 10 3 9 Australia Bowrey 6 4 10 6
Argentina Ganzábal 3 4 6 6 6 8 United States Riessen 4 6 8 2
Q Australia White 6 6 1 3 4 Argentina Ganzábal 4 4 0
8 United States Riessen 6 6 6 8 United States Riessen 6 6 6
Australia Wilson 1 3 2

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5 Australia Newcombe 6 6 6
Sweden Zahr 3 1 0 5 Australia Newcombe 6 6 6
Jamaica Russell 6 6 6 Jamaica Russell 2 3 4
Q Australia Chopra 0 0 0 5 Australia Newcombe 6 6 9
Chile Rodríguez 4 4 7 6 6 16 United Kingdom Taylor 2 4 7
Australia Layton 6 6 5 3 4 Chile Rodríguez 3 10 4
16 United Kingdom Taylor 6 7 8 16 United Kingdom Taylor 6 12 6
Australia Primrose 0 5 6 5 Australia Newcombe 2 6 6 7
11 Australia Davidson 6 6 7 4 United States Graebner 6 1 3 5
Australia Colette 0 1 5 11 Australia Davidson 6 6 6
Rhodesia Dowdeswell 2 7 7 6 Rhodesia Dowdeswell 3 2 3
Q Australia Musgrave 6 5 5 3 11 Australia Davidson 6 3 2 3
Australia Lane 4 United States Graebner 4 6 6 6
Q Australia Williams w/o Australia Lane 9 5 4 6 3
4 United States Graebner 6 6 7 4 United States Graebner 7 7 6 1 6
Q Indonesia Sugiarto 2 4 5

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 Australia Stolle 6 6 6
Q Australia Gulley 1 1 1 3 Australia Stolle 10 6 7
Australia Brien 6 1 8 12 Australia Brien 8 3 5
Australia Russo 3 6 6 10 3 Australia Stolle 6 6 10
Australia Jacques 7 9 15 Australia Jacques 2 1 8
Australia Bowman 5 7 13 Australia Jacques
Australia O'Brien Australia O'Brien w/o
12 Australia Fletcher w/o 3 Australia Stolle 6 7 7
13 Australia Cottrill 6 3 6 6 New Zealand Gerrard 2 5 5
New Zealand Fairlie 3 6 3 4 13 Australia Cottrill 3 6 8 8 6
Australia Lloyd 6 6 6 Australia Lloyd 6 2 6 10 2
Australia Pollard 4 3 2 13 Australia Cottrill 3 6 1 7 4
United Kingdom Phillips 6 1 5 10 6 New Zealand Gerrard 6 4 6 5 6
Australia Bailey 0 6 7 8 1 United Kingdom Phillips 3 5 2
New Zealand Gerrard 6 6 6 New Zealand Gerrard 6 7 6
Australia Walker 4 3 2

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7 Australia Roche 6 6 6
Australia Bashford 3 0 2 7 Australia Roche 11 7 7
Spain Gisbert 3 6 6 6 Spain Gisbert 9 5 5
Australia Coghlan 6 4 3 4 7 Australia Roche 20 6 3 8
United States McManus 5 3 6 6 6 10 Netherlands Okker 18 2 6 6
Australia Brent 7 6 3 2 4 United States McManus 2 8 4 4
10 Netherlands Okker 6 6 6 10 Netherlands Okker 6 6 6 6
Australia McCumstie 2 3 4 7 Australia Roche 12 4 3
15 Australia Ruffels 2 United States Ashe 14 6 6
Australia Stanbury w/o 15 Australia Ruffels 6 8 6
Australia Phillips-Moore 6 6 6 Australia Phillips-Moore 3 6 3
Q Australia Hogben 3 3 1 15 Australia Ruffels 6 5 4
Australia Stubs 6 6 6 2 United States Ashe 8 7 6
Belgium De Ville 0 3 3 Australia Stubs 4 9 4 4
2 United States Ashe 6 6 6 2 United States Ashe 6 7 6 6
Australia Crealy 3 3 4

External links

  • 1966 Australian Championships on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw
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