1969 Wimbledon Championships – Women's Singles

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Women's Singles
1969 Wimbledon Championships
Champion United Kingdom Ann Jones
Runner-up United States Billie Jean King
Final score 3–6, 6–3, 6–2
Details
Draw 96 (8Q)
Seeds 8
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1968 · Wimbledon Championships · 1970 →

Billie Jean King was the three-time defending champion, but lost in the final to Ann Jones, 6–3, 3–6, 2–6. This was Jones' first Wimbledon title, and her third and last Grand Slam title overall.[1]

Seeds[edit]

01.   Australia Margaret Court (Semifinals)
02.   United States Billie Jean King (Final)
03.   United Kingdom Virginia Wade (Third round)
04.   United Kingdom Ann Jones (Champion)
05.   United States Nancy Richey (Quarterfinals)
06.   Australia Kerry Melville (Second round)
07.   United States Julie Heldman (Quarterfinals)
08.   Australia Judy Tegart (Quarterfinals)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

Draw[edit]

Key[edit]

Finals[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
1 Australia Margaret Court 4 6 6
7 United States Julie Heldman 6 3 3
1 Australia Margaret Court 12 3 2
4 United Kingdom Ann Jones 10 6 6
4 United Kingdom Ann Jones 6 7
5 United States Nancy Richey 2 5
4 United Kingdom Ann Jones 3 6 6
2 United States Billie Jean King 6 3 2
United States Rosemary Casals 3 9 7
Australia Lesley Bowrey 6 7 5
United States Rosemary Casals 1 0
2 United States Billie Jean King 6 6
8 Australia Judy Tegart 6 5 6
2 United States Billie Jean King 4 7 8

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1 Australia M Court 6 6
United States BA Grubb 4 0
1 Australia M Court 6 6
Australia H Gourlay 1 0
Australia H Gourlay 4 6 6
Netherlands B Stöve 6 3 4
1 Australia M Court 6 6
United Kingdom C Janes 2 0
Czechoslovakia A Palmeová 3 8 7
France C Spinoza 6 6 5
Czechoslovakia A Palmeová 1 1
United Kingdom C Janes 6 6
United Kingdom C Janes 6 5 6
South Africa E Emanuel 3 7 1

Section 2[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7 United States J Heldman 6 6
United Kingdom J Cooper 2 3
7 United States J Heldman 6 6
United States D Carter 2 3
United States D Carter 4 6 6
Canada F Urban 6 2 2
7 United States J Heldman 6 6
Soviet Union O Morozova 4 3
Soviet Union O Morozova 6 6
LL Netherlands T Zwaan 3 4
Soviet Union O Morozova 6 1 6
South Africa M Proctor 3 6 4
South Africa M Proctor 6 6
Argentina G Moran 3 0

Section 3[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4 United Kingdom A Jones 6 6
Spain C Mandarino 0 1 4 United Kingdom A Jones 6 6
Q United Kingdom M Boundy 2 0 United Kingdom S Tutt 0 1
United Kingdom S Tutt 6 6 4 United Kingdom Jones 6 6
South Africa B Kirk 3 6 4 France R Darmon 1 2
Q South Africa J Wilshere 6 2 6 Q South Africa J Wilshere 1 6 1
Argentina R Giscafré 1 2 France R Darmon 6 2 6
France R Darmon 6 6 4 United Kingdom A Jones 6 9
United Kingdom C Molesworth 2 4 United States M Michel 0 7
South Africa A van Deventer 6 6 South Africa A van Deventer 6 2 8
Q Indonesia L Liem 6 6 Q Indonesia L Liem 0 6 6
Q United Kingdom W Hall 3 4 South Africa A van Deventer 4 2
United Kingdom F Taylor 7 1 United States M Michel 6 6
Sweden C Sandberg 9 6 Sweden C Sandberg 3 0
United States M Michel 6 6 United States M Michel 6 6
Australia L Hunt 1 4

Section 4[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5 United States N Richey 6 6
Finland B Lindström 1 1 5 United States N Richey 6 6
Australia J Young 6 7 3 South Africa W Tomlinson 3 4
South Africa W Tomlinson 2 9 6 5 United States N Richey 6 8
Italy L Bassi 1 2 United States J Bartkowicz 4 6
United States J Bartkowicz 6 6 United States J Bartkowicz 6 6
United Kingdom J Williams 6 6 United Kingdom J Williams 2 0
United Kingdom S Holdsworth 1 1 5 United States N Richey 4 6 7
Ecuador M Guzmán 1 4 Australia K Krantzcke 6 3 5
United Kingdom S Brasher 6 6 United Kingdom S Brasher 1 4
Japan K Sawamatsu 9 4 Australia K Krantzcke 6 6
Australia K Krantzcke 11 6 Australia K Krantzcke 6 6
Netherlands M Schaar 6 3 6 Q United States P Teeguarden 0 0
United Kingdom R Lloyd 4 6 4 Netherlands M Schaar 6 4 1
Q United States P Teeguarden 6 6 Q United States P Teeguarden 2 6 6
United States M Aschner 3 2

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Australia H Amos 6 6
United Kingdom A Soady 2 4 Australia H Amos 6 3 6
Sweden E Lundquist 4 9 2 Brazil S Petersen 4 6 4
Brazil S Petersen 6 7 6 Australia H Amos 1 4
United States S Grant 7 6 1 Australia K Harris 6 6
Australia K Harris 9 2 6 Australia K Harris 6 3 7
Australia C Sherriff 0 1 United States T Fretz 4 6 5
United States T Fretz 6 6 Australia K Harris 2 2
France F Dürr 6 6 United States R Casals 6 6
United Kingdom J Townsend 2 3 France F Dürr 6 3 4
Q United States J Anthony 6 6 Q United States J Anthony 0 6 6
Netherlands J Salomé 1 0 Q United States J Anthony 1 3
United States V Ziegenfuss 1 5 United States R Casals 6 6
United States R Casals 6 7 United States R Casals 6 7
South Africa L Rossouw 0 2 6 Australia K Melville 2 5
6 Australia K Melville 6 6

Section 6[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
France G Chanfreau 6 6
Spain AM Estalella 0 1 France G Chanfreau 5 2
Italy MT Riedl 3 1 United States M-A Curtis 7 6
United States M-A Curtis 6 6 United States M-A Curtis 10 4 2
Australia L Bowrey 6 8 Australia L Bowrey 8 6 6
Q United Kingdom E Ernest 4 6 Australia L Bowrey 6 6
Argentina AM Arias 1 6 1 Netherlands A Suurbeek 1 3
Netherlands A Suurbeek 6 4 6 Australia L Bowrey 6 1 8
Rhodesia P Walkden 8 6 Rhodesia P Walkden 3 6 6
United States C Martinez 6 1 Rhodesia P Walkden 6 7
Q Indonesia L Kaligis 2 3 United States P Hogan 4 5
United States P Hogan 6 6 Rhodesia P Walkden 7 6
Australia F Moore 6 6 3 United Kingdom V Wade 5 1
West Germany K Seelbach 3 3 Australia F Moore 1 2
United States L Tuero 4 4 3 United Kingdom V Wade 6 6
3 United Kingdom V Wade 6 6

Section 7[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Australia W Gilchrist 6 5 9
Netherlands A Bakker 3 7 7
Australia W Gilchrist 6 4 1
United Kingdom E Truman 3 6 6
United Kingdom J Congdon 1 2
United Kingdom E Truman 6 6
United Kingdom E Truman 4 4
8 Australia J Tegart 6 6
United Kingdom W Shaw 6 6
Belgium I Loeys 1 1
United Kingdom W Shaw 0 5
8 Australia J Tegart 6 7
Czechoslovakia V Vopičková 1 0
8 Australia J Tegart 6 6

Section 8[edit]

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Soviet Union M Chuvirina 2 2
United States K Pigeon 6 6
United States K Pigeon 4 6 6
Italy L Pericoli 6 1 2
United States C Graebner 1 3
Italy L Pericoli 6 6
United States K Pigeon 3 2
2 United States BJ King 6 6
South Africa M Brummer 6 4 7
France É Terras 4 6 5
South Africa M Brummer 0 4
2 United States BJ King 6 6
South Africa B Vukovich 2 1
2 United States BJ King 6 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.

External links[edit]

  • [1] Source for the draw at Wimbledon.com