1951 Women's British Open Squash Championship

The 1951 Ladies Open Championships was held at the Lansdowne Club in London from 5–11 February 1951.
Janet Morgan won her second title defeating Joan Curry in a repeat of the 1950 final.[1]

British Open Squash Championships
23rd Women's British Open Championships
Details
LocationLondon, England
VenueLansdowne Club
← 1950
1952 →

Seeds edit

Draw and results edit

[2]

First round edit

Player one Player two Score
 Janet Morgan (*1) bye
 Joan Curry (*2) bye
  Mrs E Vanner bye
  Miss Nelly Glamonna bye
  Mrs H A Downey bye
  Mrs J L C Cox bye
  Mrs R Nagle bye
  Mrs M Richards bye
  Mrs Marjorie Townsend*   Mrs A E Timson 9-0 9-2 9-2
  Mrs Helen Lacy-Hulbert *   Miss K A Abbott 9-2 9-5 9-4
  Mrs Margot Harris (*3)   3/O J M Morgan 9-1 9-0 9-0
  Miss A V M Isaac*   Mrs T Veith-Brown 9-2 9-0 9-1
  Mrs J E Manning   Miss S C Palmer 9-2 9-4 9-4
  Miss M H Palmer   L/Wren A Tate 9-4 9-0 10-8
 Sheila Speight   Mrs Margaret Dawnay 9-3 5-9 9-4 9-5
  Mrs M B Lewis   Miss H Selkirk-Wells 9-0 9-0 9-0
  Mrs D Cooper   Mrs J Mills 9-0 9-0 9-0
  Miss M Gowthorpe   Miss Carroll de Courcy-Hamilton 9-5 9-0 9-4
  Miss J Capes   Miss L Jackson 1-9 9-7 9-1 9-6
  Mrs Pat Gotla (née Cowney)   Miss Rachel Byrne * 9-5 5-9 9-5 9-7
  Mrs J M Hall   Rosemary Walsh 9-1 7-9 9-7 10-9
  Mrs M Cunneen   Fru Ellen Kaas 9-4 9-0 9-2
  Mrs H J Stribling   Mrs G Riggall 9-7 5-9 5-9 9-1 9-4
  Miss Margaret Morgan   Mrs R B Hawkey 9-2 9-0 10-9
  Miss Katherine Keith-Steele   Miss Linda Winkel 9-3 9-6 9-0
  Miss P Marshall   2/O H M Jones 9-5 9-0 9-7
  Miss E Wilson   Mrs Y Barbor 9-1 9-0 9-4
  Major N Christy   Miss M Dwelly 9-2 5-9 10-8 9-3
  Mrs Sheila McKechnie   F/Officer J Pawson 9-3 9-7 9-5
  Mrs B A Powell   Miss J P Mead 9-7 9-4 9-1
  Mrs Van der Geissen   Mrs J Evers 9-3 9-4 3-9 9-5
  Miss A L Isaac   Miss W Josephs 9-7 6-9 9-3 9-3

denotes seed *
Mrs Audrey Bayes (Wal 4*) withdrew because of influenza

Second round edit

Player one Player two Score
  Morgan   Downey 9-1 9-1 9-1
  Townsend   Hall 9-5 7-9 9-4 9-7
  Lacy-Hulbert   Cunneen 9-0 9-1 9-1
  Harris   Stribling 9-4 9-2 9-0
  Isaac A V   Morgan M 9-3 9-3 5-9 9-3
  Curry   Cox 9-4 9-2 9-4
  Richards   Nagle 9-6 6-9 9-3 9-4
  Manning   Keith-Steele 9-4 9-5 9-1
  Vanner   Glamonna w/o
  Palmer   Marshall 10-8 9-4 9-2
  Speight   Wilson 9-1 9-0 9-1
  Lewis   Christy 9-1 2-9 9-3 9-3
  Cooper   McKechnie 9-0 9-0 9-6
  Gowthorpe   Powell 9-0 3-9 3 9-2
  Capes   Van der Geissen 9-0 9-0 9-7
  Gotla   Isaac A L 9-1 9-1 9-0

Third round edit

Player one Player two Score
  Morgan J   Vanner 9-1 9-2 9-1
  Speight   Lacy-Hulbert 9-4 10-9 9-3
  Curry   Richards 9-4 9-2 9-1
  Gowthorpe   Harris 9-3 9-0 2-9 8-10 9-2
  Townsend   Palmer 9-2 9-6 9-4
  Cooper   Lewis 9-3 9-3 9-1
  Isaac   Manning 9-5 9-2 9-3
  Gotla   Capes 9-3 9-1 9-3

Quarter-finals edit

Player one Player two Score
  Morgan   Townsend 9-1 9-0 9-3
  Speight   Cooper 9-5 9-1 9-0
  Curry   Isaac 9-4 9-6 9-1
  Gowthorpe   Gotla 9-7 7-9 1-9 10-8 9-6

Semi-finals edit

Player one Player two Score
  Morgan   Speight 9-3 9-1 9-1
  Curry   Gowthorpe 9-3 9-0 9-2

Final edit

Player one Player two Score
  Morgan   Curry 9-1 2-9 9-3 9-4
Preceded by British Open Squash Championships
England (London)

1951
Succeeded by

References edit

  1. ^ "Times Archives 1951 Open Championship". Oxfordshire Libraries.
  2. ^ "Squash Rackets". The Times Archives. Archived from the original on 18 January 2017. Retrieved 29 July 2015.