1969 Australian Open – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1969 Australian Open
ChampionAustralia Margaret Court
Runner-upUnited States Billie Jean King
Final score6–4, 6–1
Details
Draw32
Seeds10
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women mixed
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
← 1968 · Australian Open · 1970 →

Second-seeded Margaret Court defeated defending champion Billie Jean King, 6–4, 6–1 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1969 Australian Open. This was Court's eighth Australian Open title and her fourteenth Grand Slam title overall.

Seeds[edit]

  1. United States Billie Jean King (Final)
  2. Australia Margaret Court (Champion)
  3. United Kingdom Ann Jones (Semifinals)
  4. Australia Kerry Melville (Semifinals)
  5. United States Rosie Casals (Quarterfinals)
  6. Australia Karen Krantzcke (Quarterfinals)
  7. Australia Lesley Hunt (Quarterfinals)
  8. Australia Judy Tegart Dalton (First Round)
  9. Australia Lesley Turner Bowrey (Second Round)
  10. France Françoise Dürr (Second Round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Semifinals Final
          
1 United States Billie Jean King 4 6 6
3 United Kingdom Ann Jones 6 2 3
1 United States Billie Jean King 4 1
2 Australia Margaret Court 6 6
4 Australia Kerry Melville 6 2 5
2 Australia Margaret Court 3 6 7

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
1 United States BJ King 6 6
  Australia F Luff 1 3 1 United States BJ King 6 6
  Australia E Goolagong 6 6   Australia E Goolagong 3 1
  Australia H Kayser 3 1 1 United States BJ King 11 7
6 Australia K Krantzcke 6 6 6 Australia K Krantzcke 9 5
  Australia L Kenny 1 2 6 Australia K Krantzcke 6 6
  Australia H Sheedy 7 6   Australia H Sheedy 0 1
  Indonesia L Kaligis 5 2 1 United States BJ King 4 6 6
3 United Kingdom A Jones 6 6 3 United Kingdom A Jones 6 2 3
  Australia P Edwards 0 2 3 United Kingdom A Jones 9 6
  Australia B Hawcroft 3 4   Australia K Harris 7 1
  Australia K Harris 6 6 3 United Kingdom A Jones 6 6
7 Australia L Hunt 6 6 7 Australia L Hunt 3 1
  Australia J Whyte 2 2 7 Australia L Hunt
  Australia W Gilchrist 3 5 9 Australia L Bowrey w/o
9 Australia L Bowrey 6 7

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Quarterfinals Semifinals
10 France F Dürr 7 7
  Australia H Rush 5 5 10 France F Dürr 6 4 0
  Australia H Gourlay 2 7 6   Australia H Gourlay 4 6 6
8 Australia J Tegart 6 5 3   Australia H Gourlay 6 4 6
  Australia K Treasure 4 2 4 Australia K Melville 3 6 4
  Australia M Starr 6 6   Australia M Starr 1 1
  Indonesia L Liem 2 4 4 Australia K Melville 6 6
4 Australia K Melville 6 6 4 Australia K Melville 6 2 5
  Australia J Young 6 6 2 Australia M Court 3 6 7
  Australia K Wilkinson 2 1   Australia J Young 3 3
  France G Chanfreau 6 2 2 5 United States R Casals 6 6
5 United States R Casals 4 6 6 5 United States R Casals 4 1
  Australia P Brand 3 6 5 2 Australia M Court 6 6
  Australia H Amos 6 4 7   Australia H Amos 0 2
  Australia J Gohn 0 0 2 Australia M Court 6 6
2 Australia M Court 6 6

External links[edit]

Preceded by
1968 US Open – Women's Singles
Grand Slam women's singles Succeeded by
1969 French Open – Women's Singles