1969 French Open – Women's Doubles

The Women's Doubles tournament at the 1969 French Open was held from 26 May to 8 June 1969 on the outdoor clay courts at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. The third-seeded team of Françoise Dürr and Ann Jones won the title, defeating the first-seeded pair of Margaret Court and Nancy Richey in the final in three sets.[1]

Women's Doubles
1969 French Open
ChampionFrance Françoise Dürr
United Kingdom Ann Jones
Runner-upUnited States Rosie Casals
United States Billie Jean King
Final score6–0, 4–6, 7–5
Details
Draw37
Seeds8
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 →

SeedsEdit

  1.   Margaret Court /   Nancy Richey (Finalists)
  2.   Rosie Casals /   Billie Jean King (Quarterfinalists)
  3.   Françoise Dürr /   Ann Jones (Champions)
  4.   Karen Krantzcke /   Kerry Melville (Semifinalists)
  5.   Peaches Bartkowicz /   Julie Heldman (Quarterfinalists)
  6.   Lesley Bowrey /   Virginia Wade (Quarterfinalists)
  7.   Gail Chanfreau /   Rosie Darmon (Semifinalists)
  8.   Laura Rossouw /   Pat Walkden (Quarterfinalists)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Semifinals Final
          
7   Gail Chanfreau
  Rosie Darmon
1 3
3   Françoise Dürr
  Ann Jones
6 6
3   Françoise Dürr
  Ann Jones
6 4 7
1   Margaret Court
  Nancy Richey
0 6 5
4   Karen Krantzcke
  Kerry Melville
12 3
1   Margaret Court
  Nancy Richey
14 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
  Lany Kaligis
  Lita Sugiarto
4 4
2   Rosie Casals
  Billie Jean King
6 6
2   Rosie Casals
  Billie Jean King
6 6
  Judith Gohn
  Eva Lundquist
4 2
  Monica Giorgi
  Lea Pericoli
  Judith Gohn
  Eva Lundquist
W O
2   Rosie Casals
  Billie Jean King
1 5
7   Gail Chanfreau
  Rosie Darmon
6 7
  Kimiyo Yagahara
  Yaeko Matsuda
1 6
7   Gail Chanfreau
  Rosie Darmon
6 8
7   Gail Chanfreau
  Rosie Darmon
6 6
  Kristy Pigeon
  Linda Tuero
2 2
  Kristy Pigeon
  Linda Tuero
6 9
  Irene Fraisse
  Janet Young
1 7

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
  Julie Anthony
  Marilyn Aschner
3   Françoise Dürr
  Ann Jones
W O
3   Françoise Dürr
  Ann Jones
6 7
  Brenda Kirk
  Wendy Tomlinson
1 5
  Ingrid Palmieri
  Monique Van Haver
  Brenda Kirk
  Wendy Tomlinson
W O
3   Françoise Dürr
  Ann Jones
5 6 6
6   Lesley Bowrey
  Virginia Wade
7 2 4
  Tory-Ann Fretz
  Christiane Spinoza
5 2
  Tory-Ann Fretz
  Christiane Spinoza
6 6 6   Lesley Bowrey
  Virginia Wade
7 6
  Judith Salomé
  Danuta Wieczorek
2 1 6   Lesley Bowrey
  Virginia Wade
6 5 6
  Christina Sandberg
  Margareta Forsgardh
W O   Junko Sawamatsu
  Kazuko Sawamatsu
0 7 1
  Odile de Roubin
  Johanne Venturino
  Christina Sandberg
  Margareta Forsgardh
3 4
  Junko Sawamatsu
  Kazuko Sawamatsu
6 6   Junko Sawamatsu
  Kazuko Sawamatsu
6 6
  F De La Courtie-Billat
  Dorothy Knode
2 1

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
  Faye Moore
  Carol Zeeman
6 6
  Monique Di Maso
  Tiiu Kivi
2 0   Faye Moore
  Carol Zeeman
5 6 6
  Olga Morozova
  Zaiga Yansone
W O   Olga Morozova
  Zaiga Yansone
7 4 4
  Nicole Bimes
  A-M Rouchon
  Faye Moore
  Carol Zeeman
1 5
5   Peaches Bartkowicz
  Julie Heldman
6 7
  Aline Nenot
  Ulla Sandulf
5   Peaches Bartkowicz
  Julie Heldman
W-O
5   Peaches Bartkowicz
  Julie Heldman
2 6 3
4   Karen Krantzcke
  Kerry Melville
6 1 6
  Raquel Giscafré
  Ana-Carola Guzman
2 2
  Helen Cawley
  Lesley Hunt
6 6
  Helen Cawley
  Lesley Hunt
2 6
4   Karen Krantzcke
  Kerry Melville
6 8
  Katja Ebbinghaus
  Kerstin Seelbach
3 0
4   Karen Krantzcke
  Kerry Melville
6 6

Section 4Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarterfinals
  C-A Kalogeropoulos
  Erzsebet Polgar
2 1
  Janine Lieffrig
  Évelyne Terras
6 6
  Janine Lieffrig
  Évelyne Terras
1 5
8   Laura Rossouw
  Patricia Walkden
6 7
  Ana María Arias
  Ana Cavadini
1 3
8   Laura Rossouw
  Patricia Walkden
6 6
8   Laura Rossouw
  Patricia Walkden
3 0
1   Margaret Court
  Nancy Richey
6 6
  Marie Neumanová
  Vlasta Vopičková
6 5 3
  Graciela Moran
  Margaret Starr
3 7 6
  Graciela Moran
  Margaret Starr
2 0
1   Margaret Court
  Nancy Richey
6 6
  Dominique Burel
  Claudine Rouire
0 0
1   Margaret Court
  Nancy Richey
6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1970). BP year book of World Tennis 1970. London: Clipper Press. p. 30. ISBN 0851080049. OCLC 502255545. OL 21635829M.

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