AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1961
Venue: Kooyong, Melbourne

Australian Roy Emerson won the tournament. It was his first Grand Slam title.

1st round - R. LAVER (1) bye

P. O'Kane bye

Tan Song-Kean bye

W. Coghlan bye

K. FLETCHER (10) bye

A. Ryan bye

A. Shapter bye

P. Hearnden bye

R. HOWE (7) bye

R. Potter bye

N. Nette d. R. Pearson 6-3,6-0,6-1

B. PHILLIPS-MOORE (12) d. O. French 6-2,3-6,6-2,6-3

R. HEWITT (4) d. J. Fraser 6-1,7-5,6-1

M. Hann d. G. Pares 6-1,2-6,6-2,7-5

G. Hughes d. W. Johnson 6-2,6-3,8-10,6-1

C. KUHNKE (6) d. P. McPherson 6-4,1-6,6-3,6-0

M. SANGSTER (5) d. R. McKenzie 6-2,6-2,6-2

C. Stubs d. Azman Sultan-Aman 6-0,6-1,8-6

M. Mulligan d. P. Graham Jones 6-3,6-2,6-2

R. MARK (3) d. J. Hillebrand 6-1,6-4,6-0

S. TACCHINI (11) d. W. Millen 6-1,6-1,6-0

B. Tobin d. J. Shepherd 6-3,6-3,6-2

D. Reid bye

F. STOLLE (8) bye

J. Pearce bye

N. Gibson bye

N. Holland bye

W. REID (9) bye

B. Kearney bye

J. Stephens bye

A. Hicks bye

R. EMERSON (2) bye

 

2nd round - R. LAVER (1) d. P. O'Kane 6-2,6-3,6-0

W. Coghlan d. Tan Song-Kean 6-1,6-2,6-1

K. FLETCHER (10) d. A. Ryan 6-3,6-2,3-6,6-1

A. Shapter d. P. Hearnden 6-3,8-10,8-6,4-6,6-1

R. HOWE (7) d. R. Potter 6-1,6-4,7-5

B. PHILLIPS-MOORE (12) d. N. Nette 7-5,6-2,6-2

R. HEWITT (4) d. M. Hann 6-4,6-4,0-6,7-5

C. KUHNKE (6) d. G. Hughes 8-6,8-6,6-4

M. SANGSTER (5) d. C. Stubs 3-6,10-8,6-4,2-6,6-2

R. MARK (3) d. M. Mulligan 6-3,6-3,6-4

B. Tobin d. S. TACCHINI (11) 7-56-2,7-5

F. STOLLE (8) d. D. Reid 15-13,6-4,6-3

J. Pearce d. N. Gibson 6-4,6-3,6-4

W. REID (9) d. N. Holland 9-7,6-1,6-3

B. Kearney d. J. Stephens 4-6,6-4,6-2,6-0

R. EMERSON (2) d. A. Hicks 6-1,6-1,6-2

 

3rd round - R. LAVER (1) d. W. Coghlan 6-4,6-1,9-7

K. FLETCHER (10) d. A. Shapter 6-3,6-2,6-3

B. PHILLIPS-MOORE (12) d. R. HOWE (7) 6-2,11-9,3-6,8-6

C. KUHNKE (6) d. R. HEWITT (4) 6-1,6-4,1-6,6-3

M. SANGSTER (5) d. R. MARK (3) w/o

F. STOLLE (8) d. B. Tobin 6-3,6-3,6-3

J. Pearce d. W. REID (9) 6-2,6-2,6-0

R. EMERSON (2) d. B. Kearney 6-1,6-2,9-7

 

Quarters (4th round) - R. LAVER (1) d. K. FLETCHER (10) 6-2,2-4 rtd.

B. PHILLIPS-MOORE (12) d. C. KUHNKE (6) 5-7,6-3,6-2,6-3

F. STOLLE (8) d. M. SANGSTER (5) 6-3,6-4,6-3

R. EMERSON (2) d. J. Pearce 6-1,6-2,6-3

 

Semis (5th round) - R. LAVER (1) d. B. PHILLIPS-MOORE (12) 6-2,6-2,6-4

R. EMERSON (2) d. F. STOLLE (8) 8-6,6-2,7-5

 

Final (6th round) - Roy EMERSON (2) d. Rod LAVER (1) 1-6,6-3,7-5,6-4



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