1969 US Open – Women's Singles

1969 US Open – Women's Singles

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

Margaret Court defeated Nancy Richey 6–2, 6–2 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1969 US Open.

Seeds

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

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

Draw

Key

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

Final Eight

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

Earlier rounds

Section 1

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Bartkowicz 6 6
Lebedeff 1 0 Bartkowicz 6 6
Bonicelli 6 6 Bonicelli 2 3
Taylor 3 1 Bartkowicz 6 6
Hard 5 6 6 Dürr 4 2
Lundquist 7 3 0 Hard 3 3
Dürr 6 7 Dürr 6 6
Richmond 2 5 Bartkowicz 2 2
7 Casals 6 6 7 Casals 6 6
Arias 2 4 7 Casals 6 4 6
Bowrey 7 6 Bowrey 3 6 2
Netter 5 1 7 Casals 6 6
Overton 7 6 Michel 3 1
Volavková 3 2 Overton 4 4
Michel 8 6 Michel 6 6
Gengler 6 4

Section 2

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

Section 3

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

Section 4

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
Young 6 6
Christenson 3 4 Young 3 3
Krantzcke 6 6 Krantzcke 6 6
Ornstein 3 3 Krantzcke 7 6
Martinez 6 6 Janes 5 2
Grant 3 3 Martinez 1 2
Janes 8 6 Janes 6 6
8 Melville 6 4 Krantzcke 0 7
Graebner 6 6 2 Court 6 9
Cavadini 2 4 Graebner 3 4
Burrer 6 6 Burrer 6 6
Harris 4 2 Burrer 0 2
Grubb 6 6 2 Court 6 6
Emanuel 3 2 Grubb 1 0
2 Court 6 6 2 Court 6 6
Petersen 1 0

External links

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