1969 French Open

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1969 French Open
Date:   26 May - 8 June
Edition:   68th
Category:   Grand Slam (ITF)
Surface:   Clay
Location:   Paris (XVIe), France
Venue:   Stade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Rod Laver [1]
Women's Singles
Australia Margaret Court [2]
Men's Doubles
Australia John Newcombe / Australia Tony Roche [3]
Women's Doubles
France Françoise Dürr / United Kingdom Ann Haydon-Jones [2]
Mixed Doubles
Australia Margaret Court / United States Marty Riessen [2]
French Open
 < 1968 1970 > 

The 1969 French Open was a tennis tournament that was held at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris in France from May 26 through June 8, 1969. It was the 68th edition of the French Open, the 39th to be open to foreign competitors, and the second Grand Slam of the year. Rod Laver won his second Grand Slam title of the year.

Champions[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Australia Rod Laver defeated Australia Ken Rosewall, 6–4, 6–3, 6–4 [1][4]

Women's singles[edit]

Australia Margaret Court defeated United Kingdom Ann Haydon-Jones, 6–1, 4–6, 6–3 [2][4]

Men's doubles[edit]

Australia John Newcombe / Australia Tony Roche defeated Australia Roy Emerson / Australia Rod Laver, 4–6, 6–1, 3–6, 6–4, 6–4 [3][4]

Women's doubles[edit]

France Françoise Dürr / United Kingdom Ann Haydon-Jones defeated Australia Margaret Court / United States Nancy Richey, 6–0, 4–6, 7–5 [2][4]

Mixed doubles[edit]

Australia Margaret Court / United States Marty Riessen defeated France Françoise Dürr / France Jean-Claude Barclay, 6–3, 6–2 [2][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1969 Roland Garros - Men's Singles". ATP. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "1969 French Open" (PDF). WTA. 
  3. ^ a b "1969 Roland Garros - Men's Doubles". ATP. 
  4. ^ a b c d e Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 386–404. ISBN 978-0942257700. 

External links[edit]


Preceded by
1969 Australian Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1969 Wimbledon Championships