1969 French Open – Men's Doubles

Ken Rosewall and Fred Stolle were the defending champions but lost in the quarterfinals to Ilie Năstase and Ion Ţiriac.

Men's Doubles
1969 French Open
ChampionAustralia John Newcombe
Australia Tony Roche
Runner-upAustralia Roy Emerson
Australia Rod Laver
Final score4–6, 6–1, 3–6, 6–4, 6–4
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends −45 45+ women
WC Singles men women
WC Doubles men women
← 1968 · French Open · 1970 →

John Newcombe and Tony Roche won in the final 4–6, 6–1, 3–6, 6–4, 6–4 against Roy Emerson and Rod Laver.[1]

SeedsEdit

  1.   John Newcombe /   Tony Roche (Champions)
  2.   Ken Rosewall /   Fred Stolle (Quarterfinals)
  3.   Roy Emerson /   Rod Laver (Final)
  4.   Bob Hewitt /   Frew McMillan (Quarterfinals)
  5.   Tom Okker /   Marty Riessen (Semifinals)
  6.   Alex Olmedo /   Stan Smith (Fourth round)
  7.   Ilie Năstase /   Ion Țiriac (Semifinals)
  8.   Andrés Gimeno /   Manuel Santana (Fourth round)
  9.   Arthur Ashe /   Charlie Pasarell (Quarterfinals)
  10.   Ron Holmberg /   Dennis Ralston (Second round)
  11.   Bill Bowrey /   Ray Ruffels (Quarterfinals)
  12.   John Alexander /   Phil Dent (Second round)
  13.   Pierre Barthès /   Nikola Pilić (Fourth round)
  14.   Tomas Lejus /   Alex Metreveli (Fourth round)
  15.   Butch Buchholz /   Raymond Moore (Second round)
  16.   Cliff Drysdale /   Roger Taylor (Withdrew)

Draw[2][3]Edit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
2   Ken Rosewall
  Fred Stolle
4 1 5
7   Ilie Năstase
  Ion Țiriac
6 6 7
7   Ilie Năstase
  Ion Țiriac
1 2 2
3   Roy Emerson
  Rod Laver
6 6 6
3   Roy Emerson
  Rod Laver
1 6 6 6
11   Bill Bowrey
  Ray Ruffels
6 3 3 2
3   Roy Emerson
  Rod Laver
6 1 6 4 4
1   John Newcombe
  Tony Roche
4 6 3 6 6
5   Tom Okker
  Marty Riessen
7 6 7
4   Bob Hewitt
  Frew McMillan
5 3 5
5   Tom Okker
  Marty Riessen
4 5 5
1   John Newcombe
  Tony Roche
6 7 7
9   Arthur Ashe
  Charlie Pasarell
4 6 4 3
1   John Newcombe
  Tony Roche
6 4 6 6

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
2   K Rosewall
  F Stolle
6 6 6
  MH Akbari
  T Akbari
2 1 0
2   K Rosewall
  F Stolle
6 6 6
  A Bouteleux
  M Leclercq
1 1 2
  T Edlefsen
  T Gorman
  A Bouteleux
  M Leclercq
w/o
2   K Rosewall
  F Stolle
6 6 6
  JL Arilla
  M Orantes
4 1 3
15   B Buchholz
  R Moore
5 6 6 4 5
  F Bartoni
  E Castigliano
7 0 4 6 7
  F Bartoni
  E Castigliano
2 4 2
  JL Arilla
  M Orantes
6 6 6
  O Parun
  B Phillips-Moore
2 8 1
  JL Arilla
  M Orantes
6 10 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
7   I Năstase
  I Țiriac
6 6 6
  P Joly
  F Pierson
3 2 1
7   I Năstase
  I Țiriac
6 6 6
  J-P Courcol
  B Paul
4 2 2
  J-P Courcol
  B Paul
6 4 6 4 6
  J Kawamori
  K Watanabe
3 6 2 6 2
7   I Năstase
  I Țiriac
6 9 10
  H-J Plötz
  H-J Pohmann
3 7 8
10   R Holmberg
  D Ralston
9 3 4 4
  H-J Plötz
  H-J Pohmann
7 6 6 6
  H-J Plötz
  H-J Pohmann
6 9 6
  M Mulligan
  N Pietrangeli
4 7 0
  M Mulligan
  N Pietrangeli
7 6 6
  J Barrett
  D Lloyd
5 2 4

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
3   R Emerson
  R Laver
6 6 6
  P Fremoit
  C Janssens
2 3 4
3   R Emerson
  R Laver
w/o
  Ž Franulović
  B Jovanović
  Ž Franulović
  B Jovanović
8 6 6
  P Doerner
  J Gardner
6 4 3
3   R Emerson
  R Laver
6 6 6
14   T Lejus
  A Metreveli
1 2 2
14   T Lejus
  A Metreveli
6 9 6
  J McDonald
  J Moore
2 7 2
14   T Lejus
  A Metreveli
6 9 2 3 6
  J-C Barclay
  T Ryan
3 6 6 6   J-C Barclay
  T Ryan
2 7 6 6 3
  J Bartlett
  G Masters
6 1 2 1   J-C Barclay
  T Ryan
7 6 6
  M Estep
  Z Guerry
3 8 0 6 6   M Estep
  Z Guerry
5 2 2
  I Buding
  J Fassbender
6 6 6 4 3

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
6   A Olmedo
  S Smith
w/o
  JL Auget
  P Loizeau
6   A Olmedo
  S Smith
6 6 6
  B Howe
  A Segal
6 6 6   B Howe
  A Segal
1 3 1
  A Ivanov
  V Palman
3 2 4 6   A Olmedo
  S Smith
0 6 12 9
  B Carmichael
  I El Shafei
6 6 6   B Carmichael
  I El Shafei
6 1 10 7
  M Di Domenico
  A Panatta
2 2 2   B Carmichael
  I El Shafei
6 6 2 6
  S Matthews
  K Wooldridge
  P Dominguez
  P Proisy
4 3 6 3
  P Dominguez
  P Proisy
w/o 6   A Olmedo
  S Smith
6 4 6 9
11   B Bowrey
  R Ruffels
6 6 6 11   B Bowrey
  R Ruffels
8 6 3 11
  F Battegay
  T Bernasconi
4 4 3 11   B Bowrey
  R Ruffels
6 6 6
  C Duxin
  J-P Olivier
w/o   C Duxin
  J-P Olivier
1 3 1
  S Palmieri
  L Pirro
11   B Bowrey
  R Ruffels
3 6 9 6
  J Kodeš
  J Kukal
w/o   J Kodeš
  J Kukal
6 3 7 4
  S Ball
  B Giltinan
  J Kodeš
  J Kukal
6 6 6
  D Dell
  J Mukerjea
  J-P Meyer
  J Thamin
3 4 1
  J-P Meyer
  J Thamin
w/o

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  A Bresson
  F Matheu
3 10 6 6
  D Sturdza
  S Tacchini
6 12 3 8   D Sturdza
  S Tacchini
5 1 2
  I Khodaei
  L Lumsden
  B Maud
  C Richey
7 6 6
  B Maud
  C Richey
w/o   B Maud
  C Richey
6 6 8
  E Di Matteo
  P Toci
4 1 0   W Alvarez
  J Velasco
2 2 6
  W Alvarez
  J Velasco
6 6 6   W Alvarez
  J Velasco
3 5 9 6 6
  R Haillet
  B Montrenaud
12   J Alexander
  P Dent
6 7 7 1 4
12   J Alexander
  P Dent
w/o   B Maud
  C Richey
6 8 3 4
  M Belkin
  P Guzmán
5   T Okker
  M Riessen
3 10 6 6
  E Drossart
  P Hombergen
w/o   E Drossart
  P Hombergen
6 2r
  E McCabe
  S Stahle
  D Contet
  F Jauffret
3 5
  D Contet
  F Jauffret
w/o   D Contet
  F Jauffret
3 1 0
  R Peralta
  LF Tavares
5   T Okker
  M Riessen
6 6 6
  G di Maso
  I Molina
w/o   G di Maso
  I Molina
1 0 2
  V Crotta
  P Marzano
4 4 2 5   T Okker
  M Riessen
6 6 6
5   T Okker
  M Riessen
6 6 6

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  N Špear
  K Yanagi
  A Cassaigne
  E Derasse
w/o   A Cassaigne
  E Derasse
  G Merlo
  P Rodríguez
w/o
  G Merlo
  P Rodríguez
1 1 2
13   P Barthès
  N Pilić
6 6 6
  W Gasiorek
  Š Koudelka
2 4 5
13   P Barthès
  N Pilić
6 6 7
13   P Barthès
  N Pilić
0 0 4
4   B Hewitt
  F McMillan
6 6 6
  G Goven
  W N'Godrella
6 4 9 4 1
  I Gulyás
  N Kalogeropoulos
4 6 7 6 6
  I Gulyás
  N Kalogeropoulos
7 1 1
4   B Hewitt
  F McMillan
9 6 6
  E Gorostiaga
  M Hickey
3 2 2
4   B Hewitt
  F McMillan
6 6 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  S Dron
  P Marmureanu
3 2 2
  D Crealy
  A Stone
6 6 6
  D Crealy
  A Stone
6 4 4
9   A Ashe
  C Pasarell
8 6 6
  G Hogben
  Ross
9   A Ashe
  C Pasarell
w/o
9   A Ashe
  C Pasarell
w/o
8   A Gimeno
  M Santana
  P Darmon
  G Deniau
2 4 1
  D Dell
  P Lall
6 6 6
  D Dell
  P Lall
2 0 3
8   A Gimeno
  M Santana
6 6 6
  T Nowicki
  M Rybarczyk
0 0 7
8   A Gimeno
  M Santana
6 6 9

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  M Holeček
  V Zedník
6 6 6
  A Muñoz
  H Nerell
4 3 3
  M Holeček
  V Zedník
6 6 11 6
  A Gardiner
  A Hammond
4 2 13 4
  A Gardiner
  A Hammond
w/o
16   C Drysdale
  R Taylor
  M Holeček
  V Zedník
2 0 4
1   J Newcombe
  T Roche
6 6 6
  P Beust
  J-L Rouyer
6 6 6
  L Ayala
  T Ulrich
3 4 4
  P Beust
  J-L Rouyer
4 3 6 3
1   J Newcombe
  T Roche
6 6 2 6
  Z Ivančić
  D Štolcer
1 0 1
1   J Newcombe
  T Roche
6 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "John Newcombe". tennisfame.com.
  2. ^ "Official results archive (ITF)". itftennis.com.
  3. ^ "Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP)". atptour.com.