1969 French Open – Women's Singles

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1969 French Open
Champion   Australia Margaret Court
Runner-up   United Kingdom Ann Jones
Final score   6–1, 4–6, 6–3
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    −45    45+    women
WC Singles    men    women  
WC Doubles    men    women  
French Open
 < 1968 1970 > 

Margaret Court defeated Ann Jones 6–1, 4–6, 6–3 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1969 French Open.[1]

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. Australia Margaret Court (Champion)
  2. United States Billie Jean King (Quarterfinalist)
  3. United Kingdom Ann Jones (Finalist)
  4. United States Nancy Richey (Semifinalist)
  5. United States Julie Heldman (Quarterfinalist)
  6. United Kingdom Virginia Wade (Second round)
  7. France Françoise Dürr (Third round)
  8. Australia Kerry Melville (Quarterfinalist)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Finals[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                       
  1  Australia Margaret Court 9 6    
8  Australia Kerry Melville 7 1    
  1  Australia Margaret Court 6 4 7  
  4  United States Nancy Richey 3 6 5  
4  United States Nancy Richey 6 9  
  5  United States Julie Heldman 3 7    
    1  Australia Margaret Court 6 4 6
  3  United Kingdom Ann Jones 1 6 3
   United States Rosie Casals 2 0    
3  United Kingdom Ann Jones 6 6    
  3  United Kingdom Ann Jones 6 6  
   Australia Lesley Bowrey 1 2    
 Australia Lesley Bowrey 6 6  
  2  United States Billie Jean King 3 3    

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Q Argentina Arias 1 2
1 Australia Court 6 6 1 Australia Court 6 6
Q France Cazaux 2 4 Italy Di Maso 3 1
Italy Di Maso 6 6 1 Australia Court 6 6
Czechoslovakia Neumannová 2 0 South Africa Walkden 4 0
United States Fretz 6 6 United States Fretz 8 4 3
LL Japan Sawamatsu 5 1 South Africa Walkden 6 6 6
South Africa Walkden 7 6 1 Australia Court 9 6
Sweden Sandberg 6 3 4 8 Australia Melville 7 1
8 Australia Melville 4 6 6 8 Australia Melville 6 6
Indonesia Liem 1 1 United States Bartkowicz 4 2
United States Bartkowicz 6 6 8 Australia Melville 6 6
South Africa Kirk 3 6 Q Ecuador Guzman 1 3
Q Ecuador Guzman 6 8 Q Ecuador Guzman 6 2 6
Brazil Petersen w/o Indonesia Kaligis 1 6 4
Indonesia Kaligis

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Australia Krantzcke 9 0
4 United States Richey 11 6 4 United States Richey 6 6
Italy Pericoli 2 5 France Chanfreau 4 4
France Chanfreau 6 7 4 United States Richey 6 6
Netherlands Salome 7 1 Sweden Lundquist 3 0
Sweden Lundquist 9 6 Sweden Lundquist 5 6 6
France De Roubin 6 3 2 West Germany Seelbach 7 0 0
West Germany Seelbach 4 6 6 4 United States Richey 6 9
Q Australia Young 0 2 5 United States Heldman 3 7
5 United States Heldman 6 6 5 United States Heldman 6 6
Australia Hunt 4 9 United States Tuero 3 1
United States Tuero 6 11 5 United States Heldman 6 6
South Africa Segal w/o Q Argentina Giscafré 0 0
Belgium Loeys Belgium Loeys 9 1
Greece Kalogeropoulos 2 2 Q Argentina Giscafré 11 6
Q Argentina Giscafré 6 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
France Terras 4 3
Soviet Union Morozova 6 6 Soviet Union Morozova 6 7
France Darmon 1 1 Australia Moore 4 5
Australia Moore 6 6 Soviet Union Morozova 6 2 4
Q West Germany Ebbinghaus 2 5 United States Casals 4 6 6
United States Casals 6 7 United States Casals 5 6 9
Q France Rouchon 0 2 6 United Kingdom Wade 7 3 7
6 United Kingdom Wade 6 6 United States Casals 2 0
Romania Dibar 4 1 3 United Kingdom Jones 6 6
Soviet Union Kivi 6 6 Soviet Union Kivi 7 6
South Africa Lieffrig 5 3 Soviet Union Yansone 5 4
Soviet Union Yansone 7 6 Soviet Union Kivi 4 0
LL Japan Matsuda 0 4 3 United Kingdom Jones 6 6
Q United States Ziegenfuss 6 6 Q United States Ziegenfuss 1 2
United States Pigeon 2 0 3 United Kingdom Jones 6 6
3 United Kingdom Jones 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Poland Wieczorek 1 3
Australia Bowrey 6 6 Australia Bowrey 6 6 6
Belgium Van Haver 0 0 Japan Sawamatsu 2 8 0
Japan Sawamatsu 6 6 Australia Bowrey 4 6 6
South Africa Proctor 0 3 7 France Dürr 6 1 0
Australia Gourlay 6 6 Australia Gourlay 9 4 7
LL United States Knode 4 6 7 France Dürr 7 6 9
7 France Dürr 6 8 Australia Bowrey 6 6
South Africa Tomlinson 2 5 2 United States King 3 3
Italy Giorgi 6 7 Italy Giorgi 6 6
Hungary Polgár 7 4 LL Argentina Cavadini 3 4
LL Argentina Cavadini 9 6 Italy Giorgi w/o
Italy Nasuelli 2 6 2 United States King
South Africa Rossouw 6 8 South Africa Rossouw 4 6 2
Czechoslovakia Vopickova 3 6 5 2 United States King 6 4 6
2 United States King 6 3 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Bud (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed. ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. p. 396. ISBN 978-0942257700. 

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