1969 French Open - Men's Singles
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1969 French Open %E2%80%93 Men's Singles
Men's Singles
1969 French Open
ChampionAustralia Rod Laver
Runner-upAustralia Ken Rosewall
Final score6-4, 6-3, 6-4
Details
Draw128
Seeds16
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
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First-seeded 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.

Seeds

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

  1. Australia Rod Laver (Champion)
  2. Australia Tony Roche (Semifinals)
  3. Australia Ken Rosewall (Final)
  4. Australia John Newcombe (Quarterfinals)
  5. Netherlands Tom Okker (Semifinals)
  6. United States Arthur Ashe (Fourth round)
  7. Australia Roy Emerson (Fourth round)
  8. Spain Andrés Gimeno (Quarterfinals)
  9. Spain Manuel Santana (Fourth round)
  10. Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia ?eljko Franulovi? (Quarterfinals)
  11. United States Marty Riessen (Second round)
  12. United Arab Republic Ismail El Shafei (Third round)
  13. Czechoslovakia Jan Kode? (Fourth round)
  14. South Africa Bob Hewitt (Third round)
  15. United States Earl Butch Buchholz (Second round)
  16. United States Stan Smith (Fourth round)

Qualifying

Draw

Key

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

Finals

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                     
2 Australia Tony Roche 4 7 6 4 6
10 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia ?eljko Franulovi? 6 5 0 6 1
2 Australia Tony Roche 5 2 2
3 Australia Ken Rosewall 7 6 6
3 Australia Ken Rosewall 12 4 7 6
Australia Fred Stolle 10 6 5 2
3 Australia Ken Rosewall 4 3 4
1 Australia Rod Laver 6 6 6
5 Netherlands Tom Okker 5 6 4 6 6
4 Australia John Newcombe 7 2 6 2 2
5 Netherlands Tom Okker 6 0 2 4
1 Australia Rod Laver 4 6 6 6
8 Spain Andrés Gimeno 6 3 4 3
1 Australia Rod Laver 3 6 6 6

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Round four
2 Australia T Roche
India C Mukerjea w/o 2 Australia T Roche 7 6 6
West Germany HJ Pohmann 6 6 6 West Germany HJ Pohmann 5 2 1
Q Italy A Panatta 2 2 3 2 Australia T Roche 6 6 6
United Kingdom K Wooldridge 3 4 2 Australia A Stone 3 4 4
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Pili? 6 6 6 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N Pili? 6 7 3 3 4
Iran MH Akbari 4 4 0 Australia A Stone 4 5 6 6 6
Australia A Stone 6 6 6 2 Australia T Roche 6 8 6
15 United States EB Buchholz 6 6 6 Poland W G?siorek 4 6 2
Italy G Di Maso 1 0 2 15 United States EB Buchholz 1 0 4
Poland W G?siorek 4 6 1 6 6 Poland W G?siorek 6 6 6
France D Contet 6 4 6 2 2 Poland W G?siorek 6 6 6
Australia P Dent 0 7 3 6 7 Czechoslovakia ? Koudelka 2 1 3
Iran T Akbari 6 5 6 3 5 Australia P Dent 6 0 6 0
Czechoslovakia ? Koudelka 6 7 7 Czechoslovakia ? Koudelka 1 6 8 6
Q West Germany J Fassbender 4 5 5

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Round four
7 Australia R Emerson 3 6 5 6 6
South Africa R Moore 6 2 7 0 3 7 Australia R Emerson 6 6 6
Poland T Nowicki Poland T Nowicki 3 2 2
Ecuador P Guzmán w/o 7 Australia R Emerson 6 4 6 6
Italy E Castigliano 1 4 3 Q Italy M Di Domenico 2 6 1 4
Q Italy M Di Domenico 6 6 6 Q Italy M Di Domenico 5 6 6 6
Q Australia J Bartlett 6 1 6 5 6 Q Australia J Bartlett 7 4 4 4
Colombia I Molina 4 6 3 7 4 7 Australia R Emerson 6 3 0 2
10 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Z Franulovi? 6 6 6 10 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Z Franulovi? 1 6 6 6
Q France B De Troye 1 3 2 10 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Z Franulovi? 6 6 6
Sweden H Nerell 6 6 3 6 Sweden H Nerell 0 2 0
Australia R Ruffels 0 1 6 4 10 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Z Franulovi? 6 6 6
Q France P Proisy 6 1 7 5 2 United States D Ralston 2 0 1
United States D Ralston 1 6 5 7 6 United States D Ralston 6 6 0 0 6
Soviet Union T Leius 5 2 7 5 Chile P Rodríguez 2 4 6 6 4
Chile P Rodríguez 7 6 5 7

Section 3

First round Second round Third round Round four
3 Australia K Rosewall 7 6 6
France M Leclercq 5 4 2 3 Australia K Rosewall 6 6 6
Czechoslovakia M Hole?ek Czechoslovakia M Hole?ek 0 3 1
United Kingdom R Taylor w/o 3 Australia K Rosewall 4 6 6 6
United States T Edlefsen 6 6 4 2 Australia M Mulligan 6 2 2 1
France F Jauffret 2 8 6 6 France F Jauffret 0 7 6 2
Soviet Union V Palman 3 4 4 Australia M Mulligan 6 9 4 6
Australia M Mulligan 6 6 6 3 Australia K Rosewall 6 6 6
14 South Africa B Hewitt 8 6 6 Hungary I Gulyás 1 2 1
United States R Holmberg 6 2 4 14 South Africa B Hewitt 6 6 6
Q Australia G Masters 4 3 2 France JC Barclay 4 4 2
France JC Barclay 6 6 6 14 South Africa B Hewitt 9 0 6 5
Q Italy P Toci 3 6 6 6 6 Hungary I Gulyás 11 6 0 7
Italy G Merlo 6 4 4 8 4 Q Italy P Toci 4 6 3
Hungary I Gulyás 6 5 6 8 Hungary I Gulyás 6 8 6
Q United States T Gorman 3 7 1 6

Section 4

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

Section 5

First round Second round Third round Round four
United Kingdom D Lloyd 2 3 1
United States C Richey 6 6 6 United States C Richey 6 6 8 9
Q United States M Estep 2 3 1 Chile L Ayala 4 3 10 7
Chile L Ayala 6 6 6 United States C Richey 6 7 6 6
Soviet Union A Ivanov 0 3 4 12 United Arab Republic I El Shafei 2 5 8 1
Czechoslovakia V Zednik 6 6 6 Czechoslovakia V Zednik 0 1 2
Q United Kingdom J Barrett 4 4 5 12 United Arab Republic I El Shafei 6 6 6
12 United Arab Republic I El Shafei 6 6 7 United States C Richey 7 3 3
Q United Kingdom S Matthews 6 0 0 6 8 5 Netherlands T Okker 9 6 6
Romania I N?stase 3 6 6 4 6 Q United Kingdom S Matthews 6 8 3 1
Canada M Belkin 6 7 0 r. France G Goven 8 6 6 6
France G Goven 4 5 3 France G Goven 2 2 5
France P Barthes 6 6 8 5 Netherlands T Okker 6 6 7
Spain JL Arilla 4 4 6 France P Barthes 3 0 4
France B Paul 3 2 0 5 Netherlands T Okker 6 6 6
5 Netherlands T Okker 6 6 6

Section 6

First round Second round Third round Round four
France P Beust 6 6 6 6
Poland M Rybarczyk 2 0 8 1 France P Beust 3 4 1
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Z Ivan?i? 2 0 0 South Africa R Maud 6 6 6
South Africa R Maud 6 6 6 South Africa R Maud 2 6 9 3
Q Poland A Licis 7 3 3 13 Czechoslovakia J Kode? 6 4 11 6
Australia R Howe 9 6 6 Australia R Howe 0 2 6
Belgium E Drossart 1 3 3 13 Czechoslovakia J Kode? 6 6 8
13 Czechoslovakia J Kode? 6 6 6 13 Czechoslovakia J Kode? 1 4 6 10 9
Spain M Orantes 4 6 6 6 4 Australia J Newcombe 6 6 0 8 11
Denmark T Ulrich 6 2 3 3 Spain M Orantes 6 6 6
West Germany HJ Plötz 0 6 6 2 6 Q United States Z Guerry 1 3 3
Q United States Z Guerry 6 2 1 6 8 Spain M Orantes 4 3 6 3
Australia W Bowrey 6 8 6 4 Australia J Newcombe 6 6 4 6
Italy V Crotta 4 6 1 Australia W Bowrey 3 2 2
United States C Pasarell 1 2 5 4 Australia J Newcombe 6 6 6
4 Australia J Newcombe 6 6 7

Section 7

First round Second round Third round Round four
United States A Olmedo 7 4 0
Australia B Carmichael 9 6 6 Australia B Carmichael 6 6 6
South Africa F McMillan 6 6 6 South Africa F McMillan 3 1 2
New Zealand O Parun 3 4 4 Australia B Carmichael 2 2 1
Romania I ?iriac 6 7 6 9 Spain M Santana 6 6 6
Greece N Kalogeropoulos 2 5 0 Romania I ?iriac 3 5 3
South Africa C Drysdale 7 4 2 0 9 Spain M Santana 6 7 6
9 Spain M Santana 5 6 6 6 9 Spain M Santana 6 6 4 4 0
Colombia W Álvarez 8 Spain A Gimeno 4 2 6 6 1
Jamaica L Lumsden w/o Colombia W Álvarez 6 3 5 6
Romania P Marmureanu 6 6 6 Romania P Marmureanu 3 6 7 8
Italy N Pietrangeli 3 3 2 Romania P Marmureanu 4 1 0
West Germany I Buding 6 6 6 8 Spain A Gimeno 6 6 6
Australia A Gardiner 3 0 4 West Germany I Buding 1 3 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia N ?pear w/o 8 Spain A Gimeno 6 6 8
8 Spain A Gimeno

Section 8

First round Second round Third round Round four
Romania S Dron 6 4 4 4
India P Lall 4 6 6 6 India P Lall 6 6 6
Soviet Union A Metreveli 6 4 7 4 4 South Africa T Ryan 1 2 3
South Africa T Ryan 4 6 5 6 6 India P Lall 6 3 1 6 0
Belgium P Hombergen 6 8 4 4 8 16 United States S Smith 3 6 6 4 6
Australia J Alexander 2 6 6 6 6 Belgium P Hombergen 3 1 2
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia B Jovanovi? 6 6 4 5 4 16 United States S Smith 6 6 6
16 United States S Smith 3 3 6 7 6 16 United States S Smith 4 2 4
Republic of Ireland M Hickey 1 3 2 1 Australia R Laver 6 6 6
Italy P Marzano 6 6 6 Italy P Marzano 6 6 6
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia D Stolcer 6 2 1 Colombia J Velasco, Sr. 3 4 4
Colombia J Velasco, Sr. 8 6 6 Italy P Marzano 1 0 6
Switzerland D Sturdza 4 6 5 2 1 Australia R Laver 6 6 8
Australia D Crealy 6 4 7 6 Australia D Crealy 6 9 2 2 4
Japan K Watanabe 1 1 1 1 Australia R Laver 3 7 6 6 6
1 Australia R Laver 6 6 6

See also

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