1948 Women's British Open Squash Championship

The 1948 Ladies Open Championships was held at the Lansdowne Club in London from 19–25 January 1948.
Joan Curry won her second title defeating Janet Morgan in the final.[1]

British Open Squash Championships
20th Women's British Open Championships
Details
LocationLondon, England
VenueLansdowne Club
← 1947
1949 →

Seeds edit

Draw and results edit

[2]

First round edit

Player one Player two Score
 Joan Curry bye
 Janet Morgan bye
  Miss M H Palmer bye
  Mrs J Hall bye
  Miss M Piper bye
  Mrs M G Magniac bye
  Miss R Howard bye
  Miss P Sutherland bye
  Mrs Alice Teague   Mrs D Hobson 9-4 9-2 9-0
  Miss Margaret Carlisle   Miss J Taylor 9-2 9-0 9-2
  Mrs Margot Harris   Miss M E Sarel 9-0 9-0 9-2
  Miss Myriam De Borman   Miss P R Read 9-1 9-4 9-0
  Mrs Betty Hilton   Miss U Trott 9-1 9-6 9-5
  Miss Betty Cooke   Mrs L E Lefevre w/o
  Peggy Dawson-Scott   Mrs J L C Cox 10-8 9-1 3-9 9-5
  Miss Pat Cowney   Miss P A Morse 9-0 9-2 9-0
  Mrs Violet St Clair Morford   Mrs W D Porter 9-3 2-9 9-5 9-3
  Mrs V Leakey   Miss Valerie Cooper 9-4 9-2 9-7
  Miss Rachel Byrne   Miss Nelly Glamonna 9-2 9-0 9-0
  Mrs H Bleasby   Mrs Ginette Germaine 9-0 9-6 9-1
  Miss D Salter   Miss D Castle 7-9 9-3 9-5 9-5
  Mrs H J Stribling   Mrs G Pottier 9-1 9-6 9-4
  Mrs Margaret Dawnay   Miss J M Broad 9-0 9-6 7-9 9-5
  Miss Carroll de Courcy-Hamilton   Mrs Lulu Boon 9-6 10-9 9-3
  Miss Meg Buxton-Knight   Miss Sheila Speight 9-0 9-3 0-9 6-2 ret
  Mrs D F Morgan   Miss K Abbott 9-7 9-3 9-7
  Miss V Ord   Mrs E Van der Elst 9-4 9-5 10-8
  Mrs R Rathbone   Mrs J Price 4-9 10-8 9-5 9-6
  Miss H A Downey   Mrs A F B Standfast w/o
  Rosemary Walsh   Miss Katherine Keith-Steele 9-4 9-0 9-3
  Miss K A M Steele   Miss S C Palmer 9-4 9-5 10-8
  Miss G James   Miss M A Travers 3-9 9-5 5-9 9-2 10-8

Second round edit

Player one Player two Score
  Curry   Palmer 9-4 9-3 9-5
  J Morgan   Hall 9-1 9-3 9-6
  Teague   Salter 9-0 9-4 9-3
  Carlisle   Stribling 9-4 9-1 9-2
  Harris   Dawnay 9-6 9-5 10-8
  De Borman   de Courcy-Hamilton 9-4 9-3 9-0
  Hilton   Buxton-Knight 9-1 9-1 4-9 9-3
  Cooke   D F Morgan 9-2 9-4 9-1
  Dawson-Scott   Ord 9-5 9-3 9-4
  Cowney   Rathbone 5-9 9-3 6-9 5 9-6
  St Clair Morford   Dawney 1-9 9-5 9-2 5-9 9-5
  Piper   Howard 9-4 9-1 9-2
  Leakey   Walsh 9-3 9-3 10-8
  Byrne   Steele 9-2 9-6 9-2
  Magniac   Sutherland 9-6 9-3 9-3
  Bleasby   James 4-9 9-2 3-9 9-1 9-4

Third round edit

Player one Player two Score
  Curry   Magniac 9-2 9-7 9-5
  Morgan   Piper 9-1 10-8 6-9 9-1
  Teague   Byrne 9-0 9-4 9-1
  Carlisle   Dawson-Scott 9-0 9-3 9-5
  Hilton   Harris 9-2 9-4 9-2
  De Borman   Cowmey 10-8 9-7 9-9
  Bleasby   Leakey 9-3 9-3 1-9 5-9 9-5
  Cooke   St Clair-Morford 9-2 9-2 9-2

Quarter-finals edit

Player one Player two Score
  Morgan   Hilton 9-1 9-0 7-9 9-2
  Curry   Cooke 3-9 9-1 9-2 9-3
  Teague   Bleasby 9-5 9-2 9-1
  Carlisle   De Borman 9-7 9-2 9-5

Semi-finals edit

Player one Player two Score
  Morgan   Teague 9-1 7-9 9-6 9-1
  Curry   Carlisle 9-2 9-3 9-4

Final edit

Player one Player two Score
  Curry   Morgan 9-5 9-0 9-10 6-9 10-8
Preceded by British Open Squash Championships
England (London)

1948
Succeeded by

References edit

  1. ^ "Times Archives 1948 Open Championship". Oxfordshire Libraries.
  2. ^ "Squash Rackets". The Times Archives. Archived from the original on 18 January 2017. Retrieved 26 July 2015.