1969 US Open – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1969 US Open
ChampionAustralia Margaret Court
Runner-upUnited States Nancy Richey
Final score6–2, 6–2
Details
Seeds8
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 · US Open · 1970 →

Virginia Wade was the defending champion, but lost in the semifinals to Margaret Court.

Court went on to win the title, defeating Nancy Richey in the final, 6–2, 6–2. This was Court's third Grand Slam title of the year, her third US Open title and her sixteenth Grand Slam overall. Court would went on to win the next five Grand Slams, setting a record for most consecutive Grand Slam titles in the Open Era at six.

Seeds[edit]

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

  1. United Kingdom Ann Haydon-Jones (Withdrew from the tournament before it began)
  2. Australia Margaret Court (Champion)
  3. United States Billie Jean King (Quarterfinalist)
  4. United States Julie Heldman (Quarterfinalist)
  5. United Kingdom Virginia Wade (Semifinalist)
  6. United States Nancy Richey (Finalist)
  7. United States Rosie Casals (Semifinalist)
  8. Australia Kerry Melville (First round)

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

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

Final Eight[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
- United States Peaches Bartkowicz 2 2
7 United States Rosie Casals 6 6
7 United States Rosie Casals 5 3
6 United States Nancy Richey 7 6
3 United States Billie Jean King 4 6
6 United States Nancy Richey 6 8
6 United States Nancy Richey 2 2
2 Australia Margaret Court 6 6
5 United Kingdom Virginia Wade 6 6
4 United States Julie Heldman 4 3
5 United Kingdom Virginia Wade 5 0
2 Australia Margaret Court 7 6
- Australia Karen Krantzcke 0 7
2 Australia Margaret Court 6 9

Earlier rounds[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
United States Bartkowicz 6 6
United States Lebedeff 1 0 United States Bartkowicz 6 6
Uruguay Bonicelli 6 6 Uruguay Bonicelli 2 3
United Kingdom Taylor 3 1 United States Bartkowicz 6 6
United States Hard 5 6 6 France Dürr 4 2
Sweden Lundquist 7 3 0 United States Hard 3 3
France Dürr 6 7 France Dürr 6 6
United States Richmond 2 5 United States Bartkowicz 2 2
7 United States Casals 6 6 7 United States Casals 6 6
Argentina Arias 2 4 7 United States Casals 6 4 6
Australia Bowrey 7 6 Australia Bowrey 3 6 2
United States Netter 5 1 7 United States Casals 6 6
United States Overton 7 6 United States Michel 3 1
Czechoslovakia Volavková 3 2 United States Overton 4 4
United States Michel 8 6 United States Michel 6 6
United States Gengler 6 4

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3 United States King 6 8
South Africa Kirk 2 6 3 United States King 6 6
United States Aschner 2 8 6 United States Aschner 3 4
United States Austin 6 6 4 3 United States King 6 6
United States Teeguarden 6 8 United States Carter 1 3
Japan Hatanaka 3 6 United States Teeguarden 6 6 3
United States Carter 6 6 United States Carter 8 2 6
United States Tym 4 0 3 United States King 4 6
6 United States Richey 6 6 6 United States Richey 6 8
United States Reese 2 1 6 United States Richey 6 6
United Kingdom Williams 9 6 United Kingdom Williams 3 1
United States Walsh 7 0 6 United States Richey 3 6 6
United Kingdom Shaw 6 6 United Kingdom Shaw 6 4 2
United States Curtis 3 4 United Kingdom Shaw 6 6
France Chanfreau 6 8 France Chanfreau 3 1
United States Pigeon 3 6

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
South Africa Tomlinson 6 4 7
United States Hansen 3 6 5 South Africa Tomlinson 2 4
Australia Hunt 6 6 Australia Hunt 6 6
United States Hogan 2 3 Australia Hunt 7 0
United States Capozzi 6 3 6 5 United Kingdom Wade 9 6
Australia Amos 3 6 1 United States Capozzi 1 1
5 United Kingdom Wade 6 6 5 United Kingdom Wade 6 6
United States Kemmer 1 4 5 United Kingdom Wade 6 6
United States Ziegenfuss 6 6 4 United States Heldman 4 3
United States O'Shaughnessy 0 1 United States Ziegenfuss 6 8
United States Tuero 7 6 United States Tuero 1 6
United States Aucamp 5 3 United States Ziegenfuss 2 4
Canada Urban 6 6 4 United States Heldman 6 6
United States Susman 3 4 Canada Urban 1 1
4 United States Heldman 6 3 8 4 United States Heldman 6 6
United Kingdom Truman 4 6 6

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Australia Young 6 6
United States Christenson 3 4 Australia Young 3 3
Australia Krantzcke 6 6 Australia Krantzcke 6 6
United States Ornstein 3 3 Australia Krantzcke 7 6
United States Martinez 6 6 United Kingdom Janes 5 2
United States Grant 3 3 United States Martinez 1 2
United Kingdom Janes 8 6 United Kingdom Janes 6 6
8 Australia Melville 6 4 Australia Krantzcke 0 7
United States Graebner 6 6 2 Australia Court 6 9
Argentina Cavadini 2 4 United States Graebner 3 4
United States Burrer 6 6 United States Burrer 6 6
Australia Harris 4 2 United States Burrer 0 2
United States Grubb 6 6 2 Australia Court 6 6
South Africa Emanuel 3 2 United States Grubb 1 0
2 Australia Court 6 6 2 Australia Court 6 6
Brazil Petersen 1 0

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