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1969 French Open – Men's Singles

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1969 French Open – Men's Singles

Men's Singles
1969 French Open
Champion Rod Laver
Runner-up Ken Rosewall
Final score 6–4, 6–3, 6–4

Rod Laver defeated defending champion Ken Rosewall 6–4, 6–3, 6–4 in the final to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 1969 French Open.

Contents

  • Seeds 1
  • Draw 2
    • Key 2.1
    • Finals 2.2
    • Section 1 2.3
    • Section 2 2.4
    • Section 3 2.5
    • Section 4 2.6
    • Section 5 2.7
    • Section 6 2.8
    • Section 7 2.9
    • Section 8 2.10
  • External links 3

Seeds

The seeded players are listed below. Rod Laver is the champion; others show the round in which they were eliminated.
  1. Rod Laver, (Champion)
  2. Tony Roche, (Semifinals)
  3. Ken Rosewall, (Final)
  4. John Newcombe, (Quarterfinals)
  5. Tom Okker, (Semifinals)
  6. Arthur Ashe, (Fourth round)
  7. Roy Emerson, (Fourth round)
  8. Andrés Gimeno, (Quarterfinals)
  1. Manuel Santana, (Fourth round)
  2. Željko Franulović, (Quarterfinals)
  3. Marty Riessen, (Second round)
  4. Ismail El Shafei, (Third round)
  5. Jan Kodeš, (Fourth round)
  6. Bob Hewitt, (Third round)
  7. Earl Butch Buchholz, (Second round)
  8. Stan Smith, (Fourth round)

Draw

Key

  • Q = Qualifier
  • WC = Wild Card
  • L = Loser
  • r. = retired

Finals

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                                   
  2   Tony Roche 4 7 6 4 6  
10   Željko Franulović 6 5 0 6 1  
  2   Tony Roche 5 2 2      
  3   Ken Rosewall 7 6 6      
3   Ken Rosewall 12 4 7 6  
    Fred Stolle 10 6 5 2    
    3   Ken Rosewall 4 3 4    
  1   Rod Laver 6 6 6    
  5   Tom Okker 5 6 4 6 6  
4   John Newcombe 7 2 6 2 2  
5   Tom Okker 6 0 2 4  
  1   Rod Laver 4 6 6 6    
8   Andrés Gimeno 6 3 4 3  
  1   Rod Laver 3 6 6 6    

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Round four
2 T Roche
C Mukherjea w/o 2 T Roche 7 6 6
HJ Pohmann 6 6 6 HJ Pohmann 5 2 1
A Panatta 2 2 3 2 T Roche 6 6 6
K Wooldridge 3 4 2 A Stone 3 4 4
N Pilić 6 6 6 N Pilić 6 7 3 3 4
MH Akbari 4 4 0 A Stone 4 5 6 6 6
A Stone 6 6 6 2 T Roche 6 8 6
15 EB Buchholz 6 6 6 W Gasiorek 4 6 2
G Di Maso 1 0 2 15 EB Buchholz 1 0 4
W Gasiorek 4 6 1 6 6 W Gasiorek 6 6 6
D Contet 6 4 6 2 2 W Gasiorek 6 6 6
P Dent 0 7 3 6 7 S Koudelka 2 1 3
T Akbari 6 5 6 3 5 P Dent 6 0 6 0
S Koudelka 6 7 7 S Koudelka 1 6 8 6
J Fassbender 4 5 5

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Round four
7 R Emerson 3 6 5 6 6
R Moore 6 2 7 0 3 7 R Emerson 6 6 6
T Nowicki T Nowicki 3 2 2
PJF Guzman w/o 7 R Emerson 6 4 6 6
E Castigliano 1 4 3 M Di Domenico 2 6 1 4
M Di Domenico 6 6 6 M Di Domenico 5 6 6 6
J Bartlett 6 1 6 5 6 J Bartlett 7 4 4 4
I Molina 4 6 3 7 4 7 R Emerson 6 3 0 2
10 Z Franulović 6 6 6 10 Z Franulović 1 6 6 6
B De Troye 1 3 2 10 Z Franulović 6 6 6
H Nerell 6 6 3 6 H Nerell 0 2 0
R Ruffels 0 1 6 4 10 Z Franulović 6 6 6
P Proisy 6 1 7 5 2 D Ralston 2 0 1
D Ralston 1 6 5 7 6 D Ralston 6 6 0 0 6
T Leius 5 2 7 5 P Rodríguez 2 4 6 6 4
P Rodríguez 7 6 5 7

Section 3

First round Second round Third round Round four
3 K Rosewall 7 6 6
M Leclercq 5 4 2 3 K Rosewall 6 6 6
M Holeček M Holeček 0 3 1
R Taylor w/o 3 K Rosewall 4 6 6 6
T Edlefsen 6 6 4 2 M Mulligan 6 2 2 1
F Jauffret 2 8 6 6 F Jauffret 0 7 6 2
V Palman 3 4 4 M Mulligan 6 9 4 6
M Mulligan 6 6 6 3 K Rosewall 6 6 6
14 B Hewitt 8 6 6 I Gulyás 1 2 1
R Holmberg 6 2 4 14 B Hewitt 6 6 6
G Masters 4 3 2 JC Barclay 4 4 2
JC Barclay 6 6 6 14 B Hewitt 9 0 6 5
P Toci 3 6 6 6 6 I Gulyás 11 6 0 7
G Merlo 6 4 4 8 4 P Toci 4 6 3
I Gulyás 6 5 6 8 I Gulyás 6 8 6
T Gorman 3 7 1 6

Section 4

First round Second round Third round Round four
6 A Ashe 6 6 6
H Fauquier 2 0 3 6 A Ashe 6 2 4 6 6
J Courcol 5 7 6 6 J Courcol 2 6 6 3 2
E Di Matteo 7 5 1 0 6 A Ashe 6 6 6
JL Rouyer 6 6 6 B Phillips-Moore 4 3 1
A Segal 2 2 2 JL Rouyer 6 4 4 4
F Pierson 1 2 2 B Phillips-Moore 3 6 6 6
B Phillips-Moore 6 6 6 6 A Ashe 2 0 4
11 M Riessen 6 6 6 F Stolle 6 6 6
B Montrenaud 4 0 0 11 M Riessen 2 6 8 2 3
F Stolle 6 6 6 F Stolle 6 4 6 6 6
C De Gronckel 4 0 3 F Stolle 2 6 6 6
P Pokorny 6 8 3 5 J Kukal 6 1 3 4
S Palmieri 3 10 6 7 S Palmieri 2 2 1
J Kukal 6 8 0 J Kukal 6 6 6
R Haillet 1 6 15 r.

Section 5

First round Second round Third round Round four
D Lloyd 2 3 1
C Richey 6 6 6 C Richey 6 6 8 9
M Estep 2 3 1 L Ayala 4 3 10 7
L Ayala 6 6 6 C Richey 6 7 6 6
A Ivanov 0 3 4 12 I El Shafei 2 5 8 1
V Zednik 6 6 6 V Zednik 0 1 2
J Barrett 4 4 5 12 I El Shafei 6 6 6
12 I El Shafei 6 6 7 C Richey 7 3 3
S Matthews 6 0 0 6 8 5 T Okker 9 6 6
I Năstase 3 6 6 4 6 S Matthews 6 8 3 1
M Belkin 6 7 0 r. G Goven 8 6 6 6
G Goven 4 5 3 G Goven 2 2 5
P Barthes 6 6 8 5 T Okker 6 6 7
JL Arilla 4 4 6 P Barthes 3 0 4
B Paul 3 2 0 5 T Okker 6 6 6
5 T Okker 6 6 6

Section 6

First round Second round Third round Round four
P Beust 6 6 6 6
M Rybarczyk 2 0 8 1 P Beust 3 4 1
Z Ivancic 2 0 0 R Maud 6 6 6
R Maud 6 6 6 R Maud 2 6 9 3
A Licis 7 3 3 13 J Kodeš 6 4 11 6
R Howe 9 6 6 R Howe 0 2 6
E Drossart 1 3 3 13 J Kodeš 6 6 8
13 J Kodeš 6 6 6 13 J Kodeš 1 4 6 10 9
M Orantes 4 6 6 6 4 J Newcombe 6 6 0 8 11
T Ulrich 6 2 3 3 M Orantes 6 6 6
HJ Plötz 0 6 6 2 6 Z Guerry 1 3 3
Z Guerry 6 2 1 6 8 M Orantes 4 3 6 3
W Bowrey 6 8 6 4 J Newcombe 6 6 4 6
V Crotta 4 6 1 W Bowrey 3 2 2
C Pasarell 1 2 5 4 J Newcombe 6 6 6
4 J Newcombe 6 6 7

Section 7

First round Second round Third round Round four
A Olmedo 7 4 0
B Carmichael 9 6 6 B Carmichael 6 6 6
F McMillan 6 6 6 F McMillan 3 1 2
O Parun 3 4 4 B Carmichael 2 2 1
I Ţiriac 6 7 6 9 M Santana 6 6 6
N Kalogeropoulos 2 5 0 I Ţiriac 3 5 3
C Drysdale 7 4 2 0 9 M Santana 6 7 6
9 M Santana 5 6 6 6 9 M Santana 6 6 4 4 0
W Alvarez 8 A Gimeno 4 2 6 6 1
L Lumsden w/o W Alvarez 6 3 5 6
P Marmureanu 6 6 6 P Marmureanu 3 6 7 8
N Pietrangeli 3 3 2 P Marmureanu 4 1 0
I Buding 6 6 6 8 A Gimeno 6 6 6
A Gardiner 3 0 4 I Buding 1 3 6
N Špear w/o 8 A Gimeno 6 6 8
8 A Gimeno

Section 8

First round Second round Third round Round four
S Dron 6 4 4 4
P Lall 4 6 6 6 P Lall 6 6 6
A Metreveli 6 4 7 4 4 T Ryan 1 2 3
T Ryan 4 6 5 6 6 P Lall 6 3 1 6 0
P Hombergen 6 8 4 4 8 16 S Smith 3 6 6 4 6
J Alexander 2 6 6 6 6 P Hombergen 3 1 2
B Jovanović 6 6 4 5 4 16 S Smith 6 6 6
16 S Smith 3 3 6 7 6 16 S Smith 4 2 4
M Hickey 1 3 2 1 R Laver 6 6 6
P Marzano 6 6 6 P Marzano 6 6 6
D Stolcer 6 2 1 J Velasco, Sr. 3 4 4
J Velasco, Sr. 8 6 6 P Marzano 1 0 6
D Sturdza 4 6 5 2 1 R Laver 6 6 8
D Crealy 6 4 7 6 D Crealy 6 9 2 2 4
K Watanabe 1 1 1 1 R Laver 3 7 6 6 6
1 R Laver 6 6 6

External links

  • 1969 French Open Men's Singles draw – Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP)


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