1969 German Open Championships

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1969 German Open Championships
Date5 – 11 August
Edition61st
Draw64MS / 32WS / 32MD
Prize money$17,500
SurfaceClay / outdoor
LocationHamburg, West Germany
VenueAm Rothenbaum
Champions
Men's Singles
Australia Tony Roche [1]
Women's Singles
Australia Judy Tegart
Men's Doubles
Netherlands Tom Okker / United States Marty Riessen [2]
Women's Doubles
Australia Judy Tegart / West Germany Helga Niessen
Mixed Doubles
Australia Judy Tegart / United States Marty Riessen
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The 1969 German Open Championships was a combined men's and women's tennis tournament played on outdoor red clay courts. It was the 61st edition of the tournament, the second one in the Open Era, and the first edition to offer official prize money. The event took place at the Am Rothenbaum in Hamburg, West Germany, from 5 August through 11 August 1969. First-seeded Tony Roche and Judy Tegart won the singles titles. Tegart also won the doubles (with Helga Niessen) and mixed doubles (with Marty Riessen) titles.[3][4]

Champions[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Australia Tony Roche defeated Netherlands Tom Okker 6–1, 5–7, 7–5, 8–6

Women's singles[edit]

Australia Judy Tegart defeated West Germany Helga Niessen 6–3, 6–4

Men's doubles[edit]

Netherlands Tom Okker / United States Marty Riessen defeated France Jean-Claude Barclay / West Germany Jürgen Fassbender 6–1, 6–2, 6–4

Women's doubles[edit]

Australia Judy Tegart / West Germany Helga Niessen defeated West Germany Edda Buding / West Germany Helga Hösl Schultze 6–1, 6–4

Mixed doubles[edit]

Australia Judy Tegart / United States Marty Riessen defeated South Africa Pat Walkden / South Africa Frew McMillan 6–4, 6–1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1969 Hamburg Men's Singles draw". www.atpworldtour.com. Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  2. ^ "1969 Hamburg Men's Doubles draw". www.atpworldtour.com. Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
  3. ^ John Barrett, ed. (1970). BP year book of World Tennis 1970. London: Clipper P. pp. 89–91. ISBN 0851080049. OCLC 502255545. OL 21635829M.
  4. ^ "Tony Roche won finale van Okker". De Telegraaf (in Dutch). Delpher. 12 August 1969. p. 11.

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