1969 Australian Open – Men's Singles

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1969 Australian Open
Champion   Australia Rod Laver
Runner-up   Spain Andrés Gimeno
Final score   6–3, 6–4, 7–5
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    mixed
WC Singles    men    women    quad
WC Doubles    men    women    quad
Australian Open
 < 1968 1970 > 

Rod Laver defeated Andrés Gimeno 6–3, 6–4, 7–5 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1969 Australian Open.

Seeds[edit]

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

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]


Final Eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                                                   
  1  Australia Rod Laver 6 18 6      
7  Australia Fred Stolle 4 16 4      
  1  Australia Rod Laver 7 22 9 1 6  
  4  Australia Tony Roche 5 20 11 6 3  
5  Australia John Newcombe 8 6 8 5 3
  4  Australia Tony Roche 10 4 6 7 6  
    1  Australia Rod Laver 6 6 7    
  9  Spain Andrés Gimeno 3 4 5    
  12  Australia Ray Ruffels 9 2 6 6 6  
10  Australia William Bowrey 11 6 0 3 4  
12  Australia Ray Ruffels 2 9 2    
  9  Spain Andrés Gimeno 6 11 6      
13  United States Earl Butch Buchholz 1 2 2    
  9  Spain Andrés Gimeno 6 6 6      

Section 1[edit]

First round   Second round   Third round   Quarterfinals
 
    1  Australia R Laver 6 6 6      
       Italy M Di Domenico 2 2 3      
      1  Australia R Laver 6 6 3 9    
      11  Australia R Emerson 2 4 6 7    
       Australia H Hunt 1 3 3    
    11  Australia R Emerson 6 6 6      
      1  Australia R Laver 6 18 6    
      7  Australia F Stolle 4 16 4    
    16  Australia A Stone 6 11 6      
       France J-L Rouyer 1 9 4      
      16  Australia A Stone 6 4 2    
      7  Australia F Stolle 8 6 6      
       Australia R Case 5 4 2    
    7  Australia F Stolle 7 6 6      
 

Section 2[edit]

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
5 Australia J Newcombe 6 5 6 6
  Australia I Fletcher 2 7 3 4 5 Australia J Newcombe 6 7 3 6
  Australia R Brent 6 6 4 8 6   Australia R Brent 2 5 6 4
  France JB Chanfreau 3 8 6 6 4 5 Australia J Newcombe 6 6 6
  South Africa R Moore 6 4 6 4 6   South Africa R Moore 2 4 3
  South Africa T Fancutt 4 6 3 6 1   South Africa R Moore 15 13 0 6
  Italy V Crotta 6 4 3 4 15 United Kingdom R Taylor 13 11 6 4
15 United Kingdom R Taylor 4 6 6 6 5 Australia J Newcombe 8 6 8 5 3
14 Australia M Anderson 9 6 6 4 Australia T Roche 10 4 6 7 6
  Australia J Bartlett 7 2 3 14 Australia M Anderson 6 12 6
  Australia D Crealy 8 7 2 10   Australia D Crealy 2 10 1
  Australia A Hammond 6 5 6 8 14 Australia M Anderson 6 3 4
  Australia R Keldie 6 13 4 Australia T Roche 8 6 6
  Australia S Ball 1 11 r   Australia R Keldie 6 0 4
  Australia B Phillips-Moore 3 3 4 4 Australia T Roche 8 6 6
4 Australia T Roche 6 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
3 Netherlands T Okker
  Italy P Marzano w/o   Italy P Marzano 4 1 2
  Australia J Brown 7 12 4 3   Soviet Union T Lejus 6 6 6
  Soviet Union T Lejus 9 10 6 6   Soviet Union T Lejus 2 1 3
  Australia A Gardiner 4 4 4 12 Australia R Ruffels 6 6 6
  Australia J Alexander 6 6 6   Australia J Alexander 2 8 4
  Indonesia S Sugiarto 1 0 2 12 Australia R Ruffels 6 10 6
12 Australia R Ruffels 6 6 6 12 Australia R Ruffels 9 2 6 6 6
10 Australia W Bowrey 8 6 6 10 Australia W Bowrey 11 6 0 3 4
  Japan K Watanabe 6 4 3 10 Australia W Bowrey 5 6 6 6
  Italy A Panatta 0 5 1   Australia T Addison 7 2 2 4
  Australia T Addison 6 7 6 10 Australia W Bowrey 6 6 11
  Australia B Giltinan 0 2 4 6 United States RP Gonzales 3 0 9
  France P Barthes 6 6 6   France P Barthes 3 3 3
  Belgium M Bolle 2 2 4 6 United States RP Gonzales 6 6 6
6 United States RP Gonzales 6 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First round   Second round   Third round   Quarterfinals
 
    8  United States M Riessen 6 6 6      
       Italy P Toci 1 2 1      
      8  United States M Riessen 6 6 5 1 4  
      13  United States EB Buchholz 1 4 7 6 6  
       Australia J Cooper 3 6 2 2  
    13  United States EB Buchholz 6 3 6 6    
      13  United States EB Buchholz 1 2 2    
      9  Spain A Gimeno 6 6 6    
    9  Spain A Gimeno 6 6 6      
       Australia G Masters 1 2 2      
      9  Spain A Gimeno 7 6 6    
      2  Australia K Rosewall 5 1 4      
       Australia P Dent 6 2 1 4  
    2  Australia K Rosewall 3 6 6 6    
 

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