1969 French Open – Women's Singles

1969 French Open – Women's Singles

1969 French Open
Champion   Margaret Court
Runner-up   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

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

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

Draw

Key

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

Finals

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

Earlier rounds

Section 1

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
Q   Arias 1 2    
1   Court 6 6       1   Court 6 6    
Q   Cazaux 2 4       Di Maso 3 1    
  Di Maso 6 6         1   Court 6 6    
  Neumanova 2 0           Walkden 4 0    
  Fretz 6 6         Fretz 8 4 3
LL   Sawamatsu 5 1       Walkden 6 6 6  
  Walkden 7 6         1   Court 9 6  
  Sandberg 6 3 4       8   Melville 7 1  
8   Melville 4 6 6     8   Melville 6 6    
  Liem 1 1       Bartkowicz 4 2    
  Bartkowicz 6 6         8   Melville 6 6  
  Kirk 3 6         Q   Guzman 1 3    
Q   Guzman 6 8       Q   Guzman 6 2 6
  Petersen w/o         Kaligis 1 6 4  
  Kaligis        

Section 2

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
  Krantzcke 9 0    
4   Richey 11 6       4   Richey 6 6    
  Pericoli 2 5       Chanfreau 4 4    
  Chanfreau 6 7         4   Richey 6 6    
  Salome 7 1           Lundquist 3 0    
  Lundquist 9 6         Lundquist 5 6 6
  De Roubin 6 3 2     Seelbach 7 0 0  
  Seelbach 4 6 6       4   Richey 6 9  
Q   Young 0 2         5   Heldman 3 7  
5   Heldman 6 6       5   Heldman 6 6    
  Hunt 4 9       Tuero 3 1    
  Tuero 6 11         5   Heldman 6 6  
  Segal w/o           Q   Giscafré 0 0    
  Loeys             Loeys 9 1  
  Kalogeropoulos 2 2     Q   Giscafré 11 6    
Q   Giscafré 6 6    

Section 3

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
  Terras 4 3    
  Morozova 6 6         Morozova 6 7    
  Darmon 1 1       Moore 4 5    
  Moore 6 6           Morozova 6 2 4  
Q   Ebbinghaus 2 5           Casals 4 6 6  
  Casals 6 7         Casals 5 6 9
Q   Rouchon 0 2     6   Wade 7 3 7  
6   Wade 6 6           Casals 2 0  
  Dibar 4 1         3   Jones 6 6  
  Kivi 6 6         Kivi 7 6    
  Lieffrig 5 3       Yansone 5 4    
  Yansone 7 6           Kivi 4 0  
LL   Matsuda 0 4         3   Jones 6 6    
Q   Ziegenfuss 6 6       Q   Ziegenfuss 1 2  
  Pigeon 2 0     3   Jones 6 6    
3   Jones 6 6    

Section 4

First Round   Second Round   Third Round   Quarterfinals
  Wieczorek 1 3    
  Bowrey 6 6         Bowrey 6 6 6  
  Van Haver 0 0       Sawamatsu 2 8 0  
  Sawamatsu 6 6           Bowrey 4 6 6  
  Proctor 0 3         7   Dürr 6 1 0  
  Gourlay 6 6         Gourlay 9 4 7
LL   Knode 4 6     7   Dürr 7 6 9  
7   Dürr 6 8           Bowrey 6 6  
  Tomlinson 2 5         2   King 3 3  
 Giorgi 6 7        Giorgi 6 6    
  Polgár 7 4     LL   Cavadini 3 4    
LL   Cavadini 9 6          Giorgi w/o    
  Nasuelli 2 6         2   King        
  Rossouw 6 8         Rossouw 4 6 2
  Vopickova 3 6 5   2   King 6 4 6  
2   King 6 3 7  

References

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

External links

  • 1969 French Open on ITFtennis.com, the source for this draw