1968 German Open Championships

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1968 German Open Championships
Date 5 – 13 August
Edition 60th
Draw 64S / 32D
Surface Clay / outdoor
Location Hamburg, West Germany
Venue Am Rothenbaum
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia John Newcombe [1]
Women's Singles
South Africa Annette Du Plooy
Men's Doubles
Netherlands Tom Okker / United States Marty Riessen [2]
Women's Doubles
South Africa Annette Du Plooy / South Africa Pat Walkden
Mixed Doubles
South Africa Annette Du Plooy / South Africa Frew McMillan
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The 1968 German Open Championships was a combined men's and women's tennis tournament played on outdoor red clay courts. It was the 60th edition of the tournament, the first one in the Open Era, and took place at the Am Rothenbaum in Hamburg, West Germany, from 5 August through 13 August 1968. John Newcombe and Annette Du Plooy won the singles titles.[3]

Champions

Men's singles

Australia John Newcombe defeated South Africa Cliff Drysdale 6–3, 6–2, 6–4

Women's singles

South Africa Annette Du Plooy defeated Australia Judy Tegart 6–1, 7–6

Men's doubles

Netherlands Tom Okker / United States Marty Riessen defeated Australia John Newcombe / Australia Tony Roche 6–4, 6–4, 7–5

Women's doubles

South Africa Annette Du Plooy / South Africa Pat Walkden defeated United Kingdom Winnie Shaw / Australia Judy Tegart 6–3, 7–5

Mixed's doubles

South Africa Annette Du Plooy / South Africa Frew McMillan defeated South Africa Pat Walkden / Australia Anderson 6–1, 12–10

References

  1. ^ "1968 Hamburg Men's Singles draw". www.atpworldtour.com. Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). 
  2. ^ "1968 Hamburg Men's Doubles draw". www.atpworldtour.com. Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). 
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1969). BP Yearbook of World Tennis. London: Ward Lock. pp. 103–105. ISBN 978-0706318241. OCLC 502175694. 

External links

  • Official website (in German)
  • Official website
  • Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) tournament profile
  • International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament edition details
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