1969 Wimbledon Championships – Men's Singles

Rod Laver successfully defended his title, defeating John Newcombe in the final, 6–4, 5–7, 6–4, 6–4 to win the Gentlemen's Singles tennis title at the 1969 Wimbledon Championships.[1]

Men's Singles
1969 Wimbledon Championships
ChampionAustralia Rod Laver
Runner-upAustralia John Newcombe
Final score6–4, 5–7, 6–4, 6–4
Details
Draw128 (10Q)
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women mixed
← 1968 · Wimbledon Championships · 1970 →

SeedsEdit

01.     Rod Laver (Champion)
02.     Tony Roche (Semifinals)
03.     Tom Okker (Quarterfinals)
04.     Ken Rosewall (Third round)
05.     Arthur Ashe (Semifinals)
06.     John Newcombe (Final)
07.     Clark Graebner (Quarterfinals)
08.     Cliff Drysdale (Quarterfinals)
09.     Roy Emerson (Fourth round)
10.     Andrés Gimeno (Fourth round)
11.     Fred Stolle (Fourth round)
12.     Pancho Gonzales (Fourth round)
13.     Raymond Moore (First round)
14.     Bob Hewitt (First round)
15.     Dennis Ralston (Fourth round)
16.     Stan Smith (Fourth round)

Click on the seed number of a player to go to their draw section.

QualifyingEdit

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
1   Rod Laver 6 6 6
8   Cliff Drysdale 4 2 3
1   Rod Laver 2 6 9 6
5   Arthur Ashe 6 2 7 0
  Robert Lutz 4 2 6 5
5   Arthur Ashe 6 6 4 7
1   Rod Laver 6 5 6 6
6   John Newcombe 4 7 4 4
6   John Newcombe 8 3 6 7
3   Tom Okker 6 6 1 5
6   John Newcombe 3 6 14 6
2   Tony Roche 6 1 12 4
7   Clark Graebner 6 6 3 4 9
2   Tony Roche 4 4 6 6 11

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
1   R Laver 6 6 6
  N Pietrangeli 1 2 2 1   R Laver 3 4 6 6 6
Q   C Steele 4 12 8 6   P Lall 6 6 3 0 0
  P Lall 6 10 10 8 1   R Laver 6 6 6
  J Leschly 6 7 6   J Leschly 3 3 3
  K Fletcher 4 5 2   J Leschly 6 22 6
  J-L Rouyer 6 5 6 5 6   J-L Rouyer 4 20 4
LL   B Geraghty 2 7 4 7 3 1   R Laver 6 6 7 3 6
16   S Smith 20 6 9 4 6 16   S Smith 4 2 9 6 3
  A Stone 22 4 7 6 3 16   S Smith 6 7 6
  D Lloyd 8 6 7   D Lloyd 3 5 1
  I Gulyás 6 4 5 16   S Smith 3 9 6 6
  D Dell 3 6 2 1   W Bowrey 6 7 3 4
  W Bowrey 6 3 6 6   W Bowrey 8 6 6
  T Koch 8 3 7 3 4   G Goven 6 4 3
  G Goven 6 6 5 6 6

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
8   C Drysdale 7 7 9
  P Hombergen 5 5 7 8   C Drysdale 6 6 11 6
  O Davidson 6 6 6   O Davidson 4 4 13 2
Q   J Paish 1 2 3 8   C Drysdale 6 11 6
  B Phillips-Moore 5 4 6 1   M Cox 2 9 4
  I Țiriac 7 6 4 6   I Țiriac 6 8 7 10
  M Cox 7 6 6   M Cox 2 10 9 12
  M Orantes 5 4 3 8   C Drysdale 6 6 0 6 9
9   R Emerson 6 6 6 9   R Emerson 4 8 6 3 7
LL   P Pokorny 1 1 1 9   R Emerson 6 6 6
Q   J Clifton 4 6 4 6 5   S Matthews 3 1 2
  S Matthews 6 3 6 2 7 9   R Emerson 7 6 6
  V Korotkov 6 6 8   N Kalogeropoulos 5 3 2
  M Sangster 4 3 6   V Korotkov 6 4 3 6 3
  N Kalogeropoulos 6 6 6   N Kalogeropoulos 2 6 6 3 6
  J Fillol 2 2 4

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
4   K Rosewall 6 6 6
  W Gąsiorek 1 1 2 4   K Rosewall 6 6 8
  R Taylor 6 13 6   R Taylor 1 4 6
  V Seixas 4 11 2 4   K Rosewall 6 9 3 2
  R Lutz 6 6 6   R Lutz 8 7 6 6
Q   S Koudelka 1 1 0   R Lutz 2 4 6 6 7
  J Kodeš 6 3 5 6 6   J Kodeš 6 6 1 2 5
  P Cornejo 3 6 7 3 1   R Lutz 9 4 3 6 6
13   R Moore 3 2 11 4   J Alexander 7 6 6 4 4
  J Alexander 6 6 9 6   J Alexander 7 6 6
  G Forbes 4 6 3   O Parun 5 4 3
  O Parun 6 8 6   J Alexander 6 8 13 3 6
Q   A McDonald 5 5 6   T Addison 3 10 11 6 3
  J-P Courcol 7 7 8   J-P Courcol 3 2 6 5
  T Addison 9 6 6   T Addison 6 6 3 7
LL   E Zuleta 7 3 3

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
5   A Ashe 1 11 6 7
  M Riessen 6 9 3 5 5   A Ashe 3 4 6 6 6
  T Ulrich 6 4 4 7   T Ryan 6 6 3 2 2
  T Ryan 4 6 6 9 5   A Ashe 6 1 6 13 12
  G Stilwell 6 3 8 4 6   G Stilwell 2 6 2 15 10
  K Wooldridge 2 6 6 6 1   G Stilwell 6 6 6
  A Mills 6 2 6 5 12   I Buding 3 2 4
  I Buding 2 6 4 7 14 5   A Ashe 7 4 6 6
12   R Gonzales 22 1 16 6 11 12   R Gonzales 5 6 3 3
  C Pasarell 24 6 14 3 9 12   R Gonzales 6 6 6
  J Barrett 4 4 2   O Bengtson 4 3 3
  O Bengtson 6 6 6 12   R Gonzales 6 6 6
  T Edlefsen 6 3 9 6   T Edlefsen 4 3 2
  R Barth 3 6 7 3   T Edlefsen 8 6 4 5 6
  R Keldie 12 4 6 6   R Keldie 6 3 6 7 4
  S Likhachev 10 6 4 4

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  G Battrick 6 3 4 6 6
LL   T Nowicki 4 6 6 4 4   G Battrick 3 7 1 6 3
  M Holeček 6 5 11 6   M Holeček 6 5 6 4 6
Q   E van Dillen 3 7 9 4   M Holeček 2 4 2
  R Maud 6 6 6 11   F Stolle 6 6 6
LL   K Yanagi 4 1 2   R Maud 17 6 0 5
  P Hutchins 4 8 4 11   F Stolle 19 2 6 7
11   F Stolle 6 10 6 11   F Stolle 4 5 6 3
  D Contet 4 9 8 4 6   J Newcombe 6 7 3 6
  M Anderson 6 11 6 6   M Anderson 13 8 6
  J Ulrich 1 4 6 4   J Cooper 11 6 4
  J Cooper 6 6 1 6   M Anderson 2 3 1
  B Fairlie 6 8 6 6   J Newcombe 6 6 6
  P Rodríguez 2 6 3   B Fairlie 5 4 4
  N Pilić 10 4 6 5 6   J Newcombe 7 6 6
6   J Newcombe 12 6 4 7

Section 6Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
Q   W Higgins 4 2 4
  R Wilson 6 6 6   R Wilson 6 3 7 5 6
  Z Franulović 7 6 6 7 10   Z Franulović 4 6 5 7 0
  T Leius 5 8 3 9 8   R Wilson 6 6 15
  B Carmichael 5 6 7 6   B Carmichael 1 4 13
  JE Mandarino 7 1 5 4   B Carmichael 2 6 7 6
  C Richey 0 6 6 6 9   C Richey 6 4 5 4
14   B Hewitt 6 4 8 2 7   R Wilson 9 4 2
Q   R Seegers 5 3 1 3   T Okker 11 6 6
  D Crealy 7 6 6   D Crealy 9 6 6
  R Russell 4 14 5 6 6   R Russell 7 4 4
  D Sturdza 6 12 7 3 4   D Crealy 6 3 2 4
  R Holmberg 8 4 6 2 7 3   T Okker 4 6 6 6
  A Olmedo 6 6 4 6 5   R Holmberg 6 6 1 4 2
  I El Shafei 3 8 4 3   T Okker 3 2 6 6 6
3   T Okker 6 10 6

Section 7Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  P Dent 6 6 6
  F Guzmán 4 2 3   P Dent 6 6 6 2 6
  B Giltinan 9 6 11 6 2   F Jauffret 4 8 4 6 4
  F Jauffret 11 2 13 2 6   P Dent 6 8 3 4 4
  N Špear 4 1 1 10   A Gimeno 2 6 6 6 6
  A Metreveli 6 6 6   A Metreveli 3 6 1 6 3
  F McMillan 3 4 6 1 10   A Gimeno 6 3 6 3 6
10   A Gimeno 6 6 3 6 10   A Gimeno 9 5r
  E Scott 16 4 4 7   C Graebner 7 6
  P Barthès 18 6 6   P Barthès 2 4 6 3
  T Gorman 3 6 3 8 4   I Năstase 6 6 3 6
  I Năstase 6 4 6 6 6   I Năstase 5 6 4
  J Brown 9 6 7 7   C Graebner 7 8 6
Q   J Bartlett 7 2 5   J Brown 2 0r
  R Ruffels 4 6 3 7   C Graebner 6 3
7   C Graebner 6 8 6

Section 8Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Fourth Round
  J McManus 2 6 6 4 6
  E Buchholz 6 4 1 6 8   E Buchholz 8 6 6
  L Ayala 6 6 12   L Ayala 6 2 4
  R Howe 4 2 10   E Buchholz 4 2 5
  J Kukal 16 6 8 15   D Ralston 6 6 7
Q   J Krinsky 14 3 6   J Kukal 5 2 4
  J Mukerjea 2 6 5 15   D Ralston 7 6 6
15   D Ralston 6 8 7 15   D Ralston 3 6 5 10 2
  H-J Plötz 6 3 6 6 2   A Roche 6 4 7 8 6
  P Curtis 2 6 4 1   H-J Plötz 9 3 9 9
  K Watanabe 6 7 6   K Watanabe 7 6 7 7
  P Beust 3 5 3   H-J Plötz 1 7 4
  A Segal 6 6 6 2   A Roche 6 9 6
  E Castigliano 2 1 3   A Segal 1 2 0
  J-C Barclay 5 6 3 2 2   A Roche 6 6 6
2   A Roche 7 4 6 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Barrett, John (2014). Wimbledon: The Official History (4th ed.). Vision Sports Publishing. ISBN 9-781909-534230.

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