1969 US Open – Women's Singles

Margaret Court defeated Nancy Richey in the final, 6–2, 6–2, to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1969 US Open. This was Court's third Grand Slam title of the year, her third US Open title and her sixteenth Grand Slam overall. Court would go on to win the next five Grand Slams, setting a record for most consecutive Grand Slam titles in the Open Era at six.

Women's Singles
1969 US Open
ChampionAustralia Margaret Court
Runner-upUnited States Nancy Richey
Final score6–2, 6–2
Details
Draw64
Seeds8
Events
Singles men women boys girls
Doubles men women mixed boys girls
Legends men women mixed
WC Singles men women quad
WC Doubles men women quad
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Virginia Wade was the defending champion, but lost in the semifinals to Margaret Court.

SeedsEdit

The seeded players are listed below. Margaret Court is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.

  1.   Ann Haydon-Jones (Withdrew from the tournament before it began)
  2.   Margaret Court (Champion)
  3.   Billie Jean King (Quarterfinalist)
  4.   Julie Heldman (Quarterfinalist)
  5.   Virginia Wade (Semifinalist)
  6.   Nancy Richey (Finalist)
  7.   Rosie Casals (Semifinalist)
  8.   Kerry Melville (First round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • LL = Lucky Loser
  • r. = retired

Final EightEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
               
  Peaches Bartkowicz 2 2
7   Rosie Casals 6 6
7   Rosie Casals 5 3
6   Nancy Richey 7 6
3   Billie Jean King 4 6
6   Nancy Richey 6 8
6   Nancy Richey 2 2
2   Margaret Court 6 6
5   Virginia Wade 6 6
4   Julie Heldman 4 3
5   Virginia Wade 5 0
2   Margaret Court 7 6
  Karen Krantzcke 0 7
2   Margaret Court 6 9

Earlier roundsEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Bartkowicz 6 6
  Lebedeff 1 0   Bartkowicz 6 6
  Bonicelli 6 6   Bonicelli 2 3
  Taylor 3 1   Bartkowicz 6 6
  Hard 5 6 6   Dürr 4 2
  Lundquist 7 3 0   Hard 3 3
  Dürr 6 7   Dürr 6 6
  Richmond 2 5   Bartkowicz 2 2
7   Casals 6 6 7   Casals 6 6
  Arias 2 4 7   Casals 6 4 6
  Bowrey 7 6   Bowrey 3 6 2
  Netter 5 1 7   Casals 6 6
  Overton 7 6   Michel 3 1
  Volavková 3 2   Overton 4 4
  Michel 8 6   Michel 6 6
  Gengler 6 4

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3   King 6 8
  Kirk 2 6 3   King 6 6
  Aschner 2 8 6   Aschner 3 4
  Austin 6 6 4 3   King 6 6
  Teeguarden 6 8   Carter 1 3
  Hatanaka 3 6   Teeguarden 6 6 3
  Carter 6 6   Carter 8 2 6
  Tym 4 0 3   King 4 6
6   Richey 6 6 6   Richey 6 8
  Reese 2 1 6   Richey 6 6
  Williams 9 6   Williams 3 1
  Walsh 7 0 6   Richey 3 6 6
  Shaw 6 6   Shaw 6 4 2
  Curtis 3 4   Shaw 6 6
  Chanfreau 6 8   Chanfreau 3 1
  Pigeon 3 6

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Tomlinson 6 4 7
  Hansen 3 6 5   Tomlinson 2 4
  Hunt 6 6   Hunt 6 6
  Hogan 2 3   Hunt 7 0
  Capozzi 6 3 6 5   Wade 9 6
  Amos 3 6 1   Capozzi 1 1
5   Wade 6 6 5   Wade 6 6
  Kemmer 1 4 5   Wade 6 6
  Ziegenfuss 6 6 4   Heldman 4 3
  O'Shaughnessy 0 1   Ziegenfuss 6 8
  Tuero 7 6   Tuero 1 6
  Aucamp 5 3   Ziegenfuss 2 4
  Urban 6 6 4   Heldman 6 6
  Susman 3 4   Urban 1 1
4   Heldman 6 3 8 4   Heldman 6 6
  Truman 4 6 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
  Young 6 6
  Christenson 3 4   Young 3 3
  Krantzcke 6 6   Krantzcke 6 6
  Ornstein 3 3   Krantzcke 7 6
  Martinez 6 6   Janes 5 2
  Grant 3 3   Martinez 1 2
  Janes 8 6   Janes 6 6
8   Melville 6 4   Krantzcke 0 7
  Graebner 6 6 2   Court 6 9
  Cavadini 2 4   Graebner 3 4
  Burrer 6 6   Burrer 6 6
  Harris 4 2   Burrer 0 2
  Grubb 6 6 2   Court 6 6
  Emmanuel 3 2   Grubb 1 0
2   Court 6 6 2   Court 6 6
  Petersen 1 0

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