1969 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

1969 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

Men's Singles
1969 Wimbledon Championships
Champion Rod Laver
Runner-up John Newcombe
Final score 6–4, 5–7, 6–4, 6–4

Rod Laver was the defending champion and won in the final 6–4, 5–7, 6–4, 6–4 against John Newcombe. It was Lavers fourth, and final, Wimbledon singles title, and his tenth grand slam singles title overall.

Seeds

  1. Rod Laver (Champion)
  2. Tony Roche (Semifinals)
  3. Tom Okker (Quarterfinals)
  4. Ken Rosewall (Third Round)
  5. Arthur Ashe (Semifinals)
  6. John Newcombe (Final)
  7. Clark Graebner (Quarterfinals)
  8. Cliff Drysdale (Quarterfinals)
  9. Roy Emerson (Fourth Round)
  10. Andrés Gimeno (Fourth Round)
  11. Fred Stolle (Fourth Round)
  12. Richard Pancho Gonzales (Fourth Round)
  13. Raymond Moore (First Round)
  14. Bob Hewitt (First Round)
  15. Dennis Ralston (Fourth Round)
  16. Stan Smith (Fourth Round)

Draw

Key

Final Eight

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  1   Rod Laver 6 6 6      
8   Cliff Drysdale 4 2 3      
  1   Rod Laver 2 6 9 6    
  5   Arthur Ashe 6 2 7 0    
  Robert Lutz 4 2 6 5  
  5   Arthur Ashe 6 6 4 7    
    1   Rod Laver 6 5 6 6  
  6   John Newcombe 4 7 4 4  
  6   John Newcombe 8 3 6 7    
3   Tom Okker 6 6 1 5    
6   John Newcombe 3 6 14 6  
  2   Tony Roche 6 1 12 4    
7   Clark Graebner 6 6 3 4 9
  2   Tony Roche 4 4 6 6 11  

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Fourth round
1 R Laver 6 6 6
  N Pietrangeli 1 2 2 1 R Laver 3 4 6 6 6
Q C Steele III 4 12 8 6   P Lall 6 6 3 0 0
  P Lall 6 10 10 8 1 R Laver 6 6 6
  J Leschly 6 7 6   J Leschly 3 3 3
  K Fletcher 4 5 2   J Leschly 6 22 6
  JL Rouyer 6 5 6 5 6   JL Rouyer 4 20 4
LL B Geraghty 2 7 4 7 3 1 R Laver 6 6 7 3 6
16 S Smith 20 6 9 4 6 16 S Smith 4 2 9 6 3
  A Stone 22 4 7 6 3 16 S Smith 6 7 6
  D Lloyd 8 6 7   D Lloyd 3 5 1
  I Gulyás 6 4 5 16 S Smith 3 9 6 6
  D Dell 3 6 2 1   W Bowrey 6 7 3 4
  W Bowrey 6 3 6 6   W Bowrey 8 6 6
  T Koch 8 3 7 3 4   G Goven 6 4 3
  G Goven 6 6 5 6 6

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Round four
8 C Drysdale 7 7 9
P Hombergen 5 5 7 8 C Drysdale 6 6 11 6
O Davidson 6 6 6 O Davidson 4 4 13 2
Q J Paish 1 2 3 8 C Drysdale 6 11 6
B Phillips-Moore 5 4 6 1 M Cox 2 9 4
I Ţiriac 7 6 4 6 I Ţiriac 6 8 7 10
M Cox 7 6 6 M Cox 2 10 9 12
M Orantes 5 4 3 8 C Drysdale 6 6 0 6 9
9 R Emerson 6 6 6 9 R Emerson 4 8 6 3 7
LL P Pokorny 1 1 1 9 R Emerson 6 6 6
Q J Clifton 4 6 4 6 5 S Matthews 3 1 2
S Matthews 6 3 6 2 7 9 R Emerson 7 6 6
V Korotkov 6 6 8 N Kalogeropoulos 5 3 2
M Sangster 4 3 6 V Korotkov 6 4 3 6 3
N Kalogeropoulos 6 6 6 N Kalogeropoulos 2 6 6 3 6
J Fillol Sr. 2 2 4

Section 3

First round Second round Third round Round four
4 K Rosewall 6 6 6
W Gasiorek 1 1 2 4 K Rosewall 6 6 8
R Taylor 6 13 6 R Taylor 1 4 6
EV Seixas 4 11 2 4 K Rosewall 6 9 3 2
R Lutz 6 6 6 R Lutz 8 7 6 6
Q S Koudelka 1 1 0 R Lutz 2 4 6 6 7
J Kodeš 6 3 5 6 6 J Kodeš 6 6 1 2 5
P Cornejo 3 6 7 3 1 R Lutz 9 4 3 6 6
13 R Moore 3 2 11 4 J Alexander 7 6 6 4 4
J Alexander 6 6 9 6 J Alexander 7 6 6
G Forbes 4 6 3 O Parun 5 4 3
O Parun 6 8 6 J Alexander 6 8 13 3 6
Q A McDonald 5 5 6 T Addison 3 10 11 6 3
J Courcol 7 7 8 J Courcol 3 2 6 5
T Addison 9 6 6 T Addison 6 6 3 7
LL E Zuleta 7 3 3

Section 4

First round Second round Third round Round four
5 A Ashe 1 11 6 7
M Riessen 6 9 3 5 5 A Ashe 3 4 6 6 6
T Ulrich 6 4 4 7 T Ryan 6 6 3 2 2
T Ryan 4 6 6 9 5 A Ashe 6 1 6 13 12
G Stilwell 6 3 8 6 6 G Stilwell 2 6 2 15 10
K Wooldridge 2 6 6 4 1 G Stilwell 6 6 6
A Mills 6 2 6 5 12 I Buding 3 2 4
I Buding 2 6 4 7 14 5 A Ashe 7 4 6 6
12 RP Gonzales 22 1 16 6 11 12 RP Gonzales 5 6 3 3
C Pasarell 24 6 14 3 9 12 RP Gonzales 6 6 6
J Barrett 4 4 2 ON Bengtson 4 3 3
ON Bengtson 6 6 6 12 RP Gonzales 6 6 6
T Edlefsen 6 3 9 6 T Edlefsen 4 3 2
R Barth 3 6 7 3 T Edlefsen 8 6 4 5 6
R Keldie 12 4 6 6 R Keldie 6 3 6 7 4
S Likhachev 10 6 4 4

Section 5

First round Second round Third round Round four
G Battrick 6 3 4 6 6
LL T Nowicki 4 6 6 4 4 G Battrick 3 7 1 6 3
M Holeček 6 5 11 6 M Holeček 6 5 6 4 6
Q E Van Dillen 3 7 9 4 M Holeček 2 4 2
R Maud 6 6 6 11 F Stolle 6 6 6
LL K Yanagi 4 1 2 R Maud 17 6 0 5
P Hutchins 4 8 4 11 F Stolle 19 2 6 7
11 F Stolle 6 10 6 11 F Stolle 4 5 6 3
D Contet 4 9 8 4 6 J Newcombe 6 7 3 6
M Anderson 6 11 6 6 M Anderson 13 8 6
J Ulrich 1 4 6 4 J Cooper 11 6 4
J Cooper 6 6 1 6 M Anderson 2 3 1
B Fairlie 6 8 6 6 J Newcombe 6 6 6
P Rodríguez 2 6 3 B Fairlie 5 4 4
N Pilić 10 4 6 5 6 J Newcombe 7 6 6
6 J Newcombe 12 6 4 7

Section 6

First round Second round Third round Round four
Q W Higgins 4 2 4
R Wilson 6 6 6 R Wilson 6 3 7 5 6
Z Franulović 7 6 6 7 10 Z Franulović 4 6 5 7 0
T Leius 5 8 3 9 8 R Wilson 6 6 15
B Carmichael 5 6 7 6 B Carmichael 1 4 13
J Mandarino 7 1 5 4 B Carmichael 2 6 7 6
C Richey 0 6 6 6 9 C Richey 6 4 5 4
14 B Hewitt 6 4 8 2 7 R Wilson 9 4 2
Q R Seegers 5 3 1 3 T Okker 11 6 6
D Crealy 7 6 6 D Crealy 9 6 6
DR Russell 4 14 5 6 6 DR Russell 7 4 4
D Sturdza 6 12 7 3 4 D Crealy 6 3 2 4
R Holmberg 8 4 6 2 7 3 T Okker 4 6 6 6
A Olmedo 6 6 4 6 5 R Holmberg 6 6 1 4 2
I El Shafei 3 8 4 3 T Okker 3 2 6 6 6
3 T Okker 6 10 6

Section 7

First round Second round Third round Round four
P Dent 6 6 6
PJF Guzman 4 2 3 P Dent 6 6 6 2 6
B Giltinan 9 6 11 6 2 F Jauffret 4 8 4 6 4
F Jauffret 11 2 13 2 6 P Dent 6 8 3 4 4
N Špear 4 1 1 10 A Gimeno 2 6 6 6 6
A Metreveli 6 6 6 A Metreveli 3 6 1 6 3
F McMillan 3 4 6 1 10 A Gimeno 6 3 6 3 6
10 A Gimeno 6 6 3 6 10 A Gimeno 9 5 r.
E Scott 16 4 4 7 C Graebner 7 6
P Barthes 18 6 6 P Barthes 2 4 6 3
T Gorman 3 6 3 8 4 I Năstase 6 6 3 6
I Năstase 6 4 6 6 6 I Năstase 5 6 4
J Brown 9 6 7 7 C Graebner 7 7 6
Q J Bartlett 7 2 5 J Brown 2 0 r.
R Ruffels 4 6 3 7 C Graebner 6 3
7 C Graebner 6 8 6

Section 8

First round Second round Third round Round four
J McManus 2 6 6 4 6
EB Buchholz 6 4 1 6 8 EB Buchholz 8 6 6
L Ayala 6 6 12 L Ayala 6 2 4
R Howe 4 2 10 EB Buchholz 4 2 5
J Kukal 16 6 8 15 D Ralston 6 6 7
Q J Krinsky 14 3 6 J Kukal 5 2 4
C Mukherjea 2 6 5 15 D Ralston 7 6 6
15 D Ralston 6 8 7 15 D Ralston 3 6 5 10 2
H-J Plötz 6 3 6 6 2 T Roche 6 4 7 8 6
P Curtis 2 6 4 1 H-J Plötz 9 3 9 9
K Watanabe 6 7 6 K Watanabe 7 6 7 7
P Beust 3 5 3 H-J Plötz 1 7 4
A Segal 6 6 6 2 T Roche 6 9 6
E Castigliano 2 1 3 A Segal 1 2 0
JC Barclay 5 6 3 2 2 T Roche 6 6 6
2 T Roche 7 4 6 6

External links

  • Wimbledon (1969) on ATPtennis.com