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Robyn Ebbern (born 2 July 1944, in Brisbane) was an Australian tennis player.

She and Margaret Court won the Australian Championships doubles in 1962 and 1963 and the U.S. Championships doubles in 1963. In the same year in the French Championships, they were defeated in the final by Renee Schuurman Haygarth and Ann Haydon Jones.

In the 1965 Australian Championships mixed doubles, she and Owen Davidson shared the championship with Court and John Newcombe. The final was not played. In 1966, Ebbern and Bill Bowrey were defeated in the final by Judy Tegart Dalton and Tony Roche.

According to Lance Tingay of The Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail, Ebbern was ranked World No. 9 at year-end in 1964.[1]

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Grand Slam tournaments

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Women's doubles

Wins (3)

Year Championship Partner Opponents in Final Score in Final
1962 Australian Championships Australia Margaret Court United States Darlene Hard
Australia Mary Carter Reitano
6–4, 6–4
1963 Australian Championships Australia Margaret Court Australia Jan Lehane O'Neill
Australia Lesley Turner Bowrey
6–1, 6–3
1963 U.S. Championships Australia Margaret Court United States Darlene Hard
Brazil Maria Bueno
4–6, 10–8, 6–3

Runner-ups (3)

Year Championship Partner Opponents in Final Score in Final
1963 French Championships Australia Margaret Court South Africa Renee Schuurman Haygarth
United Kingdom Ann Haydon Jones
7–5, 6–4
1964 Australian Championships Australia Margaret Court Australia Judy Tegart Dalton
Australia Lesley Turner Bowrey
6–4, 6–4
1965 Australian Championships United States Billie Jean King Australia Margaret Court
Australia Lesley Turner Bowrey
1–6, 6–2, 6–3

Mixed doubles

Win (1)

Year Championship Partner Opponents in Final
1963 Australian Championships Australia Owen Davidson Australia Margaret Court
Australia Tony Roche
  • Final not played. Shared championship.

Runner-up (1)

Year Championship Partner Opponents in Final
1966 Australian Championships Australia Bill Bowrey Australia Judy Tegart Dalton
Australia John Newcombe

References

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2008). The Bud Collins History of Tennis: An Authoritative Encyclopedia and Record Book. New York, N.Y: New Chapter Press. pp. 695, 703. ISBN 0-942257-41-3.  

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