1962 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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Rod Laver successfully defended his title, defeating Martin Mulligan in the final, 6–2, 6–2, 6–1 to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1962 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Men's Singles
1962 Wimbledon Championships
Champion Australia Rod Laver
Runner-up Australia Martin Mulligan
Final score 6–2, 6–2, 6–1
Draw 128 (10Q)
Seeds 8

Seeds

01.   Australia Rod Laver (Champion)
02.   Australia Roy Emerson (Fourth round)
03.   Australia Neale Fraser (Semifinals)
04.   India Ramanathan Krishnan (Third round)
05.   United States Chuck McKinley (Second round)
06.   Spain Manuel Santana (Quarterfinals)
07.   Italy Nicola Pietrangeli (Third round)
08.   Australia Bob Hewitt (Quarterfinals)

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

Draw

Key

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                         
1 Australia Rod Laver 14 9 6 6
6 Spain Manuel Santana 16 7 2 2
1 Australia Rod Laver 10 6 7
3 Australia Neale Fraser 8 1 5
3 Australia Neale Fraser 6 6 4 4 6
Mexico Rafael Osuna 3 1 6 6 2
1 Australia Rod Laver 6 6 6
Australia Martin Mulligan 2 2 1
Australia Ken Fletcher 6 9 4 1 2
Australia John Fraser 1 7 6 6 6
Australia John Fraser 3 2 2
Australia Martin Mulligan 6 6 6
8 Australia Bob Hewitt 8 4 3 4
Australia Martin Mulligan 6 6 6 6

Top half

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 Australia Rod Laver 7 6 6
India Naresh Kumar 5 1 2 1 Australia R Laver 6 6 6
United Kingdom Tony Pickard 2 6 6 6 United Kingdom A Pickard 1 2 2
Q Japan Michio Fujii 6 1 3 1 1 Australia R Laver 6 6 6
United States Whitney Reed 6 6 6 United States W Reed 4 1 4
Austria Franz Saiko 3 2 3 United States W Reed 8 4 6 6
Mexico Joaquín Reyes 2 2 5 Q South Africa F McMillan 6 6 2 4
Q South Africa Frew McMillan 6 6 7 1 Australia R Laver 6 6 13
Italy Sergio Jacobini 3 4 1 France P Darmon 3 2 11
Venezuela Isaías Pimentel 6 6 6 Venezuela I Pimentel 6 5 3 3
Norway Thorvald Moe 6 10 6 Norway T Moe 2 7 6 6
Ecuador Eduardo Zuleta 4 8 1 Norway T Moe 3 4 4
Chile Patricio Rodríguez 6 4 6 7 France P Darmon 6 6 6
Australia Warren Woodcock 0 6 4 5 Chile P Rodríguez 0 2 2
New Zealand Mark Otway 3 4 6 4 France P Darmon 6 6 6
France Pierre Darmon 6 6 1 6

Section 2

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6 Spain Manuel Santana 6 6 6
South Africa Cliff Drysdale 3 1 3 6 Spain M Santana 6 6 6
Belgium Jacques Brichant 5 6 1 10 Soviet Union T Leius 2 3 4
Soviet Union Toomas Leius 7 3 6 12 6 Spain M Santana 6 4 6 6
France Jacques Renavand 6 6 6 France J Renavand 3 6 4 1
United Kingdom Julian Coni 1 3 1 France J Renavand 6 6 7
Q United Kingdom Humphrey Truman 7 6 4 12 2 Philippines G Hernandez 0 3 5
Philippines Guillermo Hernandez 5 4 6 14 6 6 Spain M Santana 12 6 8 6
West Germany Dieter Ecklebe 4 2 2 United States F Froehling 10 3 10 3
Australia Owen Davidson 6 6 6 Australia O Davidson 11 2 6 6
India Akhtar Ali 6 6 4 0 2 Finland R Nyyssonen 9 6 1 4
Finland Reino Nyyssonen 3 4 6 6 6 Australia O Davidson 6 5 8 4
Q Australia Bill Bowrey 15 6 6 United States F Froehling 8 7 6 6
Mexico Gabino Palafox 13 3 2 Q Australia W Bowrey 5 3 4
United States Frank Froehling 16 4 6 6 United States F Froehling 7 6 6
United Kingdom Roger Becker 14 6 4 4

Section 3

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3 Australia Neale Fraser 6 6 6
United States Ned Neely 0 4 3 3 Australia N Fraser 6 6 6
Australia Geoffrey Pares 5 10 6 6 Australia G Pares 0 3 4
Australia Neville Holland 7 8 3 0 3 Australia N Fraser 6 16 10
New Zealand John McDonald 3 5 6 United Kingdom W Knight 4 14 8
France Gerard Pilet 6 7 8 France G Pilet 4 5 4
Argentina Eduardo Soriano 3 15 2 United Kingdom W Knight 6 7 6
United Kingdom Billy Knight 6 17 6 3 Australia N Fraser 8 8 6 6
India Jaidip Mukerjea 6 6 6 West Germany C Kuhnke 6 10 1 3
Q Australia Allan Kendall 0 3 1 India J Mukerjea 6 3 3 6 6
United States Donald Dell 6 6 6 United States D Dell 4 6 6 4 2
Switzerland Jorge Paulo Lemann 2 4 1 India J Mukerjea 7 4 5
Canada François Godbout 7 5 2 West Germany C Kuhnke 9 6 7
Spain Juan Manuel Couder 9 7 6 Spain JM Couder 1 1 4
Poland Wiesław Gąsiorek 2 1 1 West Germany C Kuhnke 6 6 6
West Germany Christian Kuhnke 6 6 6

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 Italy Nicola Pietrangeli 10 6 6
Australia Alan Lane 8 2 3 7 Italy N Pietrangeli 24 6 6
Q United Kingdom Malcolm Gracie 4 1 4 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Pilić 22 2 4
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Nikola Pilić 6 6 6 7 Italy N Pietrangeli 4 6 6 5 1
United States Malcolm Fox 6 6 6 United Kingdom A Mills 6 2 4 7 6
United States Gardnar Mulloy 3 3 4 United States M Fox 7 3 2
Q United Kingdom Roy Dixon 6 2 2 2 United Kingdom A Mills 9 6 6
United Kingdom Alan Mills 3 6 6 6 United Kingdom A Mills 3 3 2
Australia John Newcombe 8 7 6 Mexico R Osuna 6 6 6
United States Gene Scott 6 5 4 Australia J Newcombe 4 6 5 3
Mexico Rafael Osuna 8 1 6 6 6 Mexico R Osuna 6 3 7 6
Brazil José Edison Mandarino 10 6 4 3 3 Mexico R Osuna 6 9 8 6
Q South Africa Robin Sanders 6 6 6 South Africa G Forbes 2 11 6 4
United Kingdom Geoffrey Paish 4 2 4 Q South Africa R Sanders 1 3 1
South Africa Gordon Forbes 6 6 6 South Africa G Forbes 6 6 6
United States Paul Palmer 3 1 4

Bottom half

Section 5

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Austria Ladislav Legenstein 3 6 10 3
New Zealand Ian Crookenden 6 1 12 6 New Zealand I Crookenden 3 6 3 6 6
United Kingdom John Barrett 6 3 13 10 2 Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland F Salomon 6 3 6 2 3
Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland Frank Salomon 4 6 11 12 6 New Zealand I Crookenden 3 6 7 4
Tunisia Mustapha Belkhodja w/o United Kingdom R Taylor 6 4 9 6
United Kingdom Roger Taylor United Kingdom R Taylor 9 13 19
United Kingdom Jimmy Tattersall 4 4 5 Australia J Shepherd 7 11 17
Australia Jim Shepherd 6 6 7 United Kingdom R Taylor 6 3 8 4 4
Australia Ken Fletcher 6 6 6 Australia K Fletcher 2 6 6 6 6
Australia Barry Phillips-Moore 2 3 3 Australia K Fletcher 6 3 6 5 6
Japan Osamu Ishiguro 4 6 6 6 Japan O Ishiguro 2 6 4 7 4
France Paul Jalabert 6 4 2 1 Australia K Fletcher 6 6 6
United Kingdom Michael Hann 6 6 5 7 United Kingdom M Hann 3 3 1
Australia Greg Hughes 4 4 7 5 United Kingdom M Hann 6 6 6
Q Australia Owen French 1 2 1 5 United States C McKinley 3 2 2
5 United States Chuck McKinley 6 6 6

Section 6

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Australia Warren Jacques 6 4 6 4 4
West Germany Ingo Buding 2 6 4 6 6 West Germany I Buding 3 6 5 3
Mexico Antonio Palafox 6 6 6 Mexico A Palafox 6 4 7 6
Colombia William Alvarez 3 2 3 Mexico A Palafox 3 6 2 1
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Boro Jovanović 8 7 6 5 4 Italy O Sirola 6 1 6 6
Italy Orlando Sirola 10 5 2 7 6 Italy O Sirola 2 2 6 6 6
United States Crawford Henry 6 3 9 0 United Kingdom M Sangster 6 6 3 2 0
United Kingdom Mike Sangster 3 6 11 6 Italy O Sirola 4 4 2
Spain Alberto Arilla 4 3 4 Australia J Fraser 6 6 6
United States Chris Crawford 6 6 6 United States C Crawford 7 6 4 4
Australia John Fraser 1 6 6 6 Australia J Fraser 9 4 6 6
Brazil Carlos Fernandes 6 4 3 4 Australia J Fraser 5
South Africa Keith Diepraam 6 6 6 4 India R Krishnan 2r
Australia John Hillebrand 4 2 4 South Africa K Diepraam 2 5 4
Belgium Eric Drossart 2 3 5 4 India R Krishnan 6 7 6
4 India Ramanathan Krishnan 6 6 7

Section 7

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Hungary István Gulyás 6 4 2 6 2
Spain José Luis Arilla 4 6 6 1 6 Spain JL Arilla 6 7 3 2 5
United Kingdom Mark Cox 5 2 2 Australia R Howe 4 5 6 6 7
Australia Bob Howe 7 6 6 Australia R Howe 5 4 6 6 6
Ecuador Miguel Olvera 6 7 1 2 India P Lall 7 6 4 3 3
France Jean-Noël Grinda 3 9 6 6 France J-N Grinda 3 3 6
Austria Franz Hainka 3 6 2 2 India P Lall 6 6 8
India Premjit Lall 6 4 6 6 Australia R Howe 6 6 4 3 8
United States Jack Frost 4 2 2 8 Australia R Hewitt 3 1 6 6 10
United Kingdom Bobby Wilson 6 6 6 United Kingdom R Wilson 7 3 6 6
United States Bobby Siska 6 4 6 5 Mexico M Llamas 5 6 4 4
Mexico Mario Llamas 8 6 4 7 United Kingdom R Wilson 6 6 6 4 5
United States Ed Rubinoff 3 5 8 6 2 8 Australia R Hewitt 2 8 2 6 7
Denmark Jørgen Ulrich 6 7 6 1 6 Denmark J Ulrich 7 1 7 6 4
Australia Barry Geraghty 1 6 3 2 8 Australia R Hewitt 9 6 5 1 6
8 Australia Bob Hewitt 6 3 6 6

Section 8

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Australia Martin Mulligan 6 6 4 6
Australia Wayne Reid 4 3 6 1 Australia M Mulligan 6 7 6
Czechoslovakia Jiří Javorský 2 3 10 Australia J Sharpe 1 5 4
Australia John Sharpe 6 6 12 Australia M Mulligan 3 9 6 2 7
United States Dennis Ralston 6 6 6 United States D Ralston 6 7 3 6 5
Q Australia Geoff Knox 2 2 2 United States D Ralston 6 6 6
Soviet Union Sergei Likhachev 2 4 6 6 6 Soviet Union S Likhachev 4 3 3
Brazil Ronnie Barnes 6 6 1 4 4 Australia M Mulligan 3 6 0
South Africa Abe Segal 2 6 4 6 3 2 Australia R Emerson 6 1 0r
Australia Fred Stolle 6 2 6 3 6 Australia F Stolle 2 6 6 6
Italy Sergio Tacchini 9 7 4 7 Italy S Tacchini 6 3 4 2
Spain Juan Gisbert 7 5 6 5 Australia F Stolle 4 4 0
Romania Ion Țiriac 5 2 2 2 Australia R Emerson 6 6 6
West Germany Wilhelm Bungert 7 6 6 West Germany W Bungert 15 6 3 0 4
United States Jon Douglas 3 4 6 2 Australia R Emerson 13 4 6 6 6
2 Australia Roy Emerson 6 6 8

References

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.

External links

  • [1] Source for the draw at Wimbledon.com

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