1969 Dutch Open (tennis)

The 1969 Dutch Open was a combined men's and women's tennis tournament staged in Hilversum, Netherlands. The tournament was played on outdoor clay courts and was held from 28 July to 3 August 1969. It was the 12th edition of the tournament and the second in the Open era of tennis. Tom Okker and Kerry Melville won the singles titles.[1]

1969 Dutch Open
Date28 July – 3 August
Draw32S / 16D
Prize money$7,210
SurfaceClay / Outdoor
LocationHilversum, Netherlands
Venue't Melkhuisje
Men's singles
Netherlands Tom Okker
Women's singles
Australia Kerry Melville
Men's doubles
Netherlands Tom Okker / United Kingdom Roger Taylor
Women's doubles
Australia Kerry Melville / Australia Karen Krantzcke
← 1968 · Dutch Open · 1970 →

Finals edit

Men's singles edit

  Tom Okker defeated   Roger Taylor 10–8, 7–9, 6–4, 6–4

Women's singles edit

  Kerry Melville defeated   Karen Krantzcke 6–2, 3–6, 6–3

Men's doubles edit

  Tom Okker /   Roger Taylor defeated   Jan Kodeš /   Jan Kukal 6–3, 6–2, 6–4

Women's doubles edit

  Kerry Melville /   Karen Krantzcke defeated   Pat Walkden /   Helen Gourlay 1–6, 6–4, 6–3

Mixed doubles edit

Final not played due to thunderstorms.

References edit

  1. ^ "Regen redt Tom Okker". Het Vrije Volk (in Dutch). 4 August 1969. p. 14 – via Delpher.

External links edit