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
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
Legends −45 45+ 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 Dibar
  Eva Lundqvist
4 2
  Monica Giorgi
  Lea Pericoli
  Judith Dibar
  Eva Lundqvist
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 Strandberg
W O   Junko Sawamatsu
  Kazuko Sawamatsu
0 7 1
  Odile de Roubin
  Johanne Venturino
  Christina Sandberg
  Margareta Strandberg
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
  Fay Moore
  Carol Sherriff
6 6
  Monique Di Maso
  Tiiu Kivi
2 0   Fay Moore
  Carol Sherriff
5 6 6
  Olga Morozova
  Zaiga Jansone
W O   Olga Morozova
  Zaiga Jansone
7 4 4
  Nicole Bimes
  A-M Rouchon
  Fay Moore
  Carol Sherriff
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
  Erzsébet Polgár
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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