1969 French Open

The 1969 French Open was a tennis tournament that was held at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris in France from May 26 through June 8, 1969. It was the 73rd edition of the French Open, the 39th to be open to foreign competitors, and the second Grand Slam of the year. Rod Laver won his second Grand Slam title of the year.

1969 French Open
Date26 May – 8 June
Edition73rd
CategoryGrand Slam (ITF)
SurfaceClay
LocationParis (XVIe), France
VenueStade Roland Garros
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Rod Laver[1]
Women's Singles
Australia Margaret Court[2]
Men's Doubles
Australia John Newcombe / Australia Tony Roche[3]
Women's Doubles
France Françoise Dürr / United Kingdom Ann Haydon-Jones[2]
Mixed Doubles
Australia Margaret Court / United States Marty Riessen[2]
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FinalsEdit

Men's singlesEdit

  Rod Laver defeated   Ken Rosewall, 6–4, 6–3, 6–4 [1][4]

Women's singlesEdit

  Margaret Court defeated   Ann Haydon-Jones, 6–1, 4–6, 6–3 [2][4]

Men's doublesEdit

  John Newcombe /   Tony Roche defeated   Roy Emerson /   Rod Laver, 4–6, 6–1, 3–6, 6–4, 6–4 [3][4]

Women's doublesEdit

  Françoise Dürr /   Ann Haydon-Jones defeated   Margaret Court /   Nancy Richey, 6–0, 4–6, 7–5 [2][4]

Mixed doublesEdit

  Margaret Court /   Marty Riessen defeated   Françoise Dürr /   Jean-Claude Barclay, 6–3, 6–2 [2][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "1969 Roland Garros - Men's Singles". ATP.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "1969 French Open" (PDF). WTA.
  3. ^ a b "1969 Roland Garros - Men's Doubles". ATP.
  4. ^ a b c d e Bud Collins (2010). The Bud Collins History of Tennis (2nd ed.). [New York]: New Chapter Press. pp. 386–404. ISBN 978-0942257700.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
1969 Australian Open
Grand Slams Succeeded by
1969 Wimbledon Championships