1969 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

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1969 Wimbledon Championships
Champion   Australia Rod Laver
Runner-up   Australia John Newcombe
Final score   6–4, 5–7, 6–4, 6–4
Events
Singles   men   women       boys   girls
Doubles   men   women   mixed   boys   girls
Other events
Legends    men    women    seniors
WC Doubles    men    women  
Wimbledon Championships
 < 1968 1970 > 

Rod Laver was the defending champion and won in the final 6–4, 5–7, 6–4, 6–4 against John Newcombe.

Seeds[edit]

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • L = Loser
  • r. = retired

Final Eight[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1  Australia Rod Laver 6 6 6      
8  South Africa Cliff Drysdale 4 2 3      
  1  Australia Rod Laver 2 6 9 6    
  5  United States Arthur Ashe 6 2 7 0    
 United States Robert Lutz 4 2 6 5  
  5  United States Arthur Ashe 6 6 4 7    
    1  Australia Rod Laver 6 5 6 6  
  6  Australia John Newcombe 4 7 4 4  
  6  Australia John Newcombe 8 3 6 7    
3  Netherlands Tom Okker 6 6 1 5    
6  Australia John Newcombe 3 6 14 6  
  2  Australia Tony Roche 6 1 12 4    
7  United States Clark Graebner 6 6 3 4 9
  2  Australia Tony Roche 4 4 6 6 11  

Section 1[edit]

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 Australia R Laver 6 6 6
  Italy N Pietrangeli 1 2 2 1 Australia R Laver 3 4 6 6 6
Q United States C Steele III 4 12 8 6   India P Lall 6 6 3 0 0
  India P Lall 6 10 10 8 1 Australia R Laver 6 6 6
  Denmark J Leschly 6 7 6   Denmark J Leschly 3 3 3
  Australia K Fletcher 4 5 2   Denmark J Leschly 6 22 6
  France JL Rouyer 6 5 6 5 6   FranceJL Rouyer 4 20 4
LL Australia B Geraghty 2 7 4 7 3 1 Australia R Laver 6 6 7 3 6
16 United States S Smith 20 6 9 4 6 16 United States S Smith 4 2 9 6 3
  Australia A Stone 22 4 7 6 3 16 United States S Smith 6 7 6
  United Kingdom D Lloyd 8 6 7   United Kingdom D Lloyd 3 5 1
  Hungary I Gulyás 6 4 5 16 United StatesS Smith 3 9 6 6
  United States D Dell 3 6 2 1   Australia W Bowrey 6 7 3 4
  Australia W Bowrey 6 3 6 6   Australia W Bowrey 8 6 6
  Brazil T Koch 8 3 7 3 4   France G Goven 6 4 3
  France G Goven 6 6 5 6 6

Section 2[edit]

First round Second round Third round Round four
8 South Africa C Drysdale 7 7 9
Belgium P Hombergen 5 5 7 8 South Africa C Drysdale 6 6 11 6
Australia O Davidson 6 6 6 AustraliaO Davidson 4 4 13 2
Q United Kingdom J Paish 1 2 3 8 South AfricaC Drysdale 6 11 6
Australia B Phillips-Moore 5 4 6 1 United Kingdom M Cox 2 9 4
Romania I Ţiriac 7 6 4 6 RomaniaI Ţiriac 6 8 7 10
United Kingdom M Cox 7 6 6 United Kingdom M Cox 2 10 9 12
Spain M Orantes 5 4 3 8 South AfricaC Drysdale 6 6 0 6 9
9 Australia R Emerson 6 6 6 9 Australia R Emerson 4 8 6 3 7
LL Austria P Pokorny 1 1 1 9 AustraliaR Emerson 6 6 6
Q United Kingdom J Clifton 4 6 4 6 5 United KingdomS Matthews 3 1 2
United Kingdom S Matthews 6 3 6 2 7 9 Australia R Emerson 7 6 6
Soviet Union V Korotkov 6 6 8 GreeceN Kalogeropoulos 5 3 2
United Kingdom M Sangster 4 3 6 Soviet UnionV Korotkov 6 4 3 6 3
Greece N Kalogeropoulos 6 6 6 GreeceN Kalogeropoulos 2 6 6 3 6
Chile J Fillol Sr. 2 2 4

Section 3[edit]

First round Second round Third round Round four
4 Australia K Rosewall 6 6 6
Poland W Gasiorek 1 1 2 4 AustraliaK Rosewall 6 6 8
United Kingdom R Taylor 6 13 6 United Kingdom R Taylor 1 4 6
United States EV Seixas 4 11 2 4 Australia K Rosewall 6 9 3 2
United States R Lutz 6 6 6 United StatesR Lutz 8 7 6 6
Q Czechoslovakia S Koudelka 1 1 0 United StatesR Lutz 2 4 6 6 7
Czechoslovakia J Kodeš 6 3 5 6 6 Czechoslovakia J Kodeš 6 6 1 2 5
Chile P Cornejo 3 6 7 3 1 United StatesR Lutz 9 4 3 6 6
13 South Africa R Moore 3 2 11 4 Australia J Alexander 7 6 6 4 4
Australia J Alexander 6 6 9 6 AustraliaJ Alexander 7 6 6
South Africa G Forbes 4 6 3 New Zealand O Parun 5 4 3
New Zealand O Parun 6 8 6 AustraliaJ Alexander 6 8 13 3 6
Q Australia A McDonald 5 5 6 Australia T Addison 3 10 11 6 3
France J Courcol 7 7 8 France J Courcol 3 2 6 5
Australia T Addison 9 6 6 AustraliaT Addison 6 6 3 7
LL Ecuador E Zuleta 7 3 3

Section 4[edit]

First round Second round Third round Round four
5 United States A Ashe 1 11 6 7
United States M Riessen 6 9 3 5 5 United States A Ashe 3 4 6 6 6
Denmark T Ulrich 6 4 4 7 South AfricaT Ryan 6 6 3 2 2
South Africa T Ryan 4 6 6 9 5 United States A Ashe 6 1 6 13 12
United Kingdom G Stilwell 6 3 8 6 6 United Kingdom G Stilwell 2 6 2 15 10
United Kingdom K Wooldridge 2 6 6 4 1 United Kingdom G Stilwell 6 6 6
United Kingdom A Mills 6 2 6 5 12 West Germany I Buding 3 2 4
West Germany I Buding 2 6 4 7 14 5 United States A Ashe 7 4 6 6
12 United States RP Gonzales 22 1 16 6 11 12 United States RP Gonzales 5 6 3 3
United States C Pasarell 24 6 14 3 9 12 United States RP Gonzales 6 6 6
United Kingdom J Barrett 4 4 2 Sweden ON Bengtson 4 3 3
Sweden ON Bengtson 6 6 6 12 United States RP Gonzales 6 6 6
United States T Edlefsen 6 3 9 6 United States T Edlefsen 4 3 2
United States R Barth 3 6 7 3 United States T Edlefsen 8 6 4 5 6
Australia R Keldie 12 4 6 6 Australia R Keldie 6 3 6 7 4
Soviet Union S Likhachev 10 6 4 4

Section 5[edit]

First round Second round Third round Round four
United Kingdom G Battrick 6 3 4 6 6
LL Poland T Nowicki 4 6 6 4 4 United KingdomG Battrick 3 7 1 6 3
Czechoslovakia M Holeček 6 5 11 6 CzechoslovakiaM Holeček 6 5 6 4 6
Q United States E Van Dillen 3 7 9 4 CzechoslovakiaM Holeček 2 4 2
South Africa R Maud 6 6 6 11 AustraliaF Stolle 6 6 6
LL Japan K Yanagi 4 1 2 South AfricaR Maud 17 6 0 5
United Kingdom P Hutchins 4 8 4 11 AustraliaF Stolle 19 2 6 7
11 Australia F Stolle 6 10 6 11 AustraliaF Stolle 4 5 6 3
France D Contet 4 9 8 4 6 AustraliaJ Newcombe 6 7 3 6
Australia M Anderson 6 11 6 6 AustraliaM Anderson 13 8 6
Denmark J Ulrich 1 4 6 4 AustraliaJ Cooper 11 6 4
Australia J Cooper 6 6 1 6 AustraliaM Anderson 2 3 1
New Zealand B Fairlie 6 8 6 6 AustraliaJ Newcombe 6 6 6
Chile P Rodríguez 2 6 3 New ZealandB Fairlie 5 4 4
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Pilić 10 4 6 5 6 Australia J Newcombe 7 6 6
6 Australia J Newcombe 12 6 4 7

Section 6[edit]

First round Second round Third round Round four
Q United States W Higgins 4 2 4
United Kingdom R Wilson 6 6 6 R Wilson 6 3 7 5 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Z Franulović 7 6 6 7 10 Z Franulović 4 6 5 7 0
Soviet Union T Lejus 5 8 3 9 8 R Wilson 6 6 15
Australia B Carmichael 5 6 7 6 B Carmichael 1 4 13
Brazil J Mandarino 7 1 5 4 B Carmichael 2 6 7 6
United States C Richey 0 6 6 6 9 C Richey 6 4 5 4
14 South Africa B Hewitt 6 4 8 2 7 R Wilson 9 4 2
Q South Africa R Seegers 5 3 1 3 T Okker 11 6 6
Australia D Crealy 7 6 6 D Crealy 9 6 6
Jamaica DR Russell 4 14 5 6 6 DR Russell 7 4 4
Switzerland D Sturdza 6 12 7 3 4 D Crealy 6 3 2 4
United States R Holmberg 8 4 6 2 7 3 T Okker 4 6 6 6
Peru A Olmedo 6 6 4 6 5 R Holmberg 6 6 1 4 2
United Arab Republic I El Shafei 3 8 4 3 T Okker 3 2 6 6 6
3 Netherlands T Okker 6 10 6

Section 7[edit]

First round Second round Third round Round four
Australia P Dent 6 6 6
Ecuador PJF Guzman 4 2 3 P Dent 6 6 6 2 6
Australia B Giltinan 9 6 11 6 2 F Jauffret 4 8 4 6 4
France F Jauffret 11 2 13 2 6 P Dent 6 8 3 4 4
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Špear 4 1 1 10 A Gimeno 2 6 6 6 6
Soviet Union A Metreveli 6 6 6 A Metreveli 3 6 1 6 3
South Africa F McMillan 3 4 6 1 10 A Gimeno 6 3 6 3 6
10 Spain A Gimeno 6 6 3 6 10 A Gimeno 9 5 r.
United States E Scott 16 4 4 7 C Graebner 7 6
France P Barthes 18 6 6 P Barthes 2 4 6 3
United States T Gorman 3 6 3 8 4 I Năstase 6 6 3 6
Romania I Năstase 6 4 6 6 6 I Năstase 5 6 4
Australia J Brown 9 6 7 7 C Graebner 7 7 6
Q Australia J Bartlett 7 2 5 J Brown 2 0 r.
Australia R Ruffels 4 6 3 7 C Graebner 6 3
7 United States C Graebner 6 8 6

Section 8[edit]

First round Second round Third round Round four
United States J McManus 2 6 6 4 6
United States EB Buchholz 6 4 1 6 8 EB Buchholz 8 6 6
Chile L Ayala 6 6 12 L Ayala 6 2 4
Australia R Howe 4 2 10 EB Buchholz 4 2 5
Czechoslovakia J Kukal 16 6 8 15 D Ralston 6 6 7
Q South Africa J Krinsky 14 3 6 J Kukal 5 2 4
India C Mukherjea 2 6 5 15 D Ralston 7 6 6
15 United States D Ralston 6 8 7 15 D Ralston 3 6 5 10 2
West Germany H-J Plötz 6 3 6 6 2 T Roche 6 4 7 8 6
United Kingdom P Curtis 2 6 4 1 H-J Plötz 9 3 9 9
Japan K Watanabe 6 7 6 K Watanabe 7 6 7 7
France P Beust 3 5 3 H-J Plötz 1 7 4
South Africa A Segal 6 6 6 2 T Roche 6 9 6
Italy E Castigliano 2 1 3 A Segal 1 2 0
France JC Barclay 5 6 3 2 2 T Roche 6 6 6
2 Australia T Roche 7 4 6 6

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