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AUSTRALIAN OPEN 1969
Mixed Doubles
Draw 16, 4 seeds

1st Round

Court(AUS)/Riessen(USA) [1] d. Mr./Mrs. Chanfreau(FRA) 6-0 6-3
Tegart/Keldie
(AUS) d. Melville(AUS)/Lejus(URS) walkover
Harris
(AUS)/Moore(SAF) d. Bowrey/Anderson(AUS) walkover
King
(USA)/Taylor(GB) [4] d. Amos/Giltinan(AUS) 6-1 6-2

Casals(USA)/Roche(AUS) [3] d. Kenny/Brent(AUS) walkover
Hunt/Addison
(AUS) d. Durr(FRA)/Gonzalez(USA) 8-6 7-5
Krantzcke/Ruffels
(AUS) d. Gurlay/Craely(AUS) walkover
Jones
(GB)/Stolle(AUS) [2] d. Brand/Hunt(AUS) 6-4 6-2

Quarterfinal

Court/Riessen [1] d. Tegart/Keldie 6-0 6-3
King/Taylor [4] d. Harris/Moore 6-3 6-2
Casals/Roche [3] d. Hunt/Addison 3-6 7-5 6-1
Jones/Stolle [2] d. Krantzcke/Ruffels 2-6 6-2 6-4

Semifinal

Court/Riessen [1] d. King/Taylor [4] 7-5 6-3
Jones/Stolle [2] d. Casals/Roche [3] 7-5 1-6 6-3

Final

Court/Riessen [1] vs. Jones/Stolle [2] NOT PLAYED

NOTE"Matches finished so late on the last day that a shortened men's doubles final was held, by agreement the final was declared the best of three advantage sets instead of five. The mixed doubles finalists Riessen, Court, Stolle and Jones decided to split the $1600 prize-money.
No mixed doubles competition played till 1987 and it was the last time the champiomships were played in Brisbane".

This decision divested a lot of doubles-specialist of the chance to winning Slams.

*Results from www.itftennis.com
*Notes from 'World of Tennis Yearbook 1970' and 'Game, Set and Glory - A History Of The Australian Championship - 1985'
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SPECIAL THANKS to Declan for the infos from these books.