1957 All England Badminton Championships

The 1957 All England Championships was a badminton tournament held at Wembley, London, England, from 20–25 March 1957.[1]

1957 All England Championships
Tournament details
Dates20 March 1957 (1957-03-20)
25 March 1957 (1957-03-25)
Edition47th
VenueWembley
LocationLondon
← < 1956 1958 > →

This was the first year in which the competition switched to Wembley from Earls Court. Kirsten Thorndahl married and played under the name Kirsten Granlund.

Final resultsEdit

Category Winners Runners-up Score
Men's singles   Eddy Choong   Erland Kops 15-9, 15-3
Women's singles   Judy Devlin   Margaret Varner 11-2, 11-7
Men's doubles   Joe Alston &   Johnny Heah   Eddy Choong & David Ewe Choong 15-10, 16-17, 15-5
Women's doubles   Anni Hammergaard Hansen & Kirsten Granlund   Iris Rogers & June Timperley 7-15, 15-11, 15-10
Mixed doubles   Finn Kobberø & Kirsten Granlund   Jørgen Hammergaard Hansen & Anni Hammergaard Hansen 15-3, 15-6

ResultsEdit

Men's SinglesEdit

Section 1Edit

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter Finals Semi Finals
1   Eddy Choong 15 15
  A Leagas 2 5 1   Choong 15 15
  K C Carpenter 12 15 15   Carpenter 3 2
  F C Jones 15 8 13 1   Choong 15 15
  Jørgen Hammergaard Hansen 15 12 18   H-Hansen 12 4
  Tony Jordan 11 15 13   H-Hansen 15 16 15
  R Mulvaney 15 15   Mulvaney 2 18 11
  J A Broadhurst 12 9 1   Choong 15 9 18
  Joe Alston 15 15   Alston 11 15 16
  R Quiddington 6 4   Alston 15 15
  Peter Ferguson 15 15   Ferguson 11 3
  C E Lawrence 7 3   Alston 18 14 15
  Palle Granlund 6 15 15   Granlund 16 17 4
  Bjorn Holst-Christensen 15 8 6   Granlund 15 15
  John Timperley 2 15 15   Timperley 10 13
  W Goode 15 1 5

Section 2Edit

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter Finals Semi Finals
  Erland Kops 5 15 15
  Ferry Sonneville 15 11 11   Kops 15 15
  Dick Hashman 15   Hashman 4 5
  Noel Radford 3 ret   Kops 15 15
  Oon Chong Teik 15 15   Teik 12 12
  Knud Aage Nielsen 12 5   Teik 15 15
  Harry Parmar 15 9 15   Parmar 7 5
  J H King 9 15 7   Kops 11 15 15
2   Finn Kobberø 15 18 2   Kobberø 15 10 13
  Jack McColl 12 16 2   Kobberø 15 15
  Ciro Ciniglio 15 0 15   Ciniglio 0 7
  R J Southwell 9 15 9 2   Kobberø 15 15
  Dave McTaggart 15 15   McTaggart 13 8
  M Tranter 1 3   McTaggart 15 15
  Ole Mertz 15 15   Mertz 4 10
  Ken Stott 2 8

Women's SinglesEdit

Section 1Edit

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter Finals Semi Finals
  Judy Devlin
    Devlin 11 11
  Sylvia Ripley   Ripley 3 7
    Devlin 11 11
  Aase Schiøtt Jacobsen   Jacobsen 0 0
    Jacobsen 11 11
  Prem Prasher   Prasher 2 1
    Devlin
  Lois Alston   Alston
    Alston 8 11 12
  Heather Ward   Ward 11 9 10
    Alston 11 12 11
  Tonny Petersen   Petersen 12 11 8
    Petersen 11 11
  Eileen Pattison   Pattison 5 7
 

Section 2Edit

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter Finals Semi Finals
  Margaret Varner
    Varner 11 11
  June Wheating   Wheating 2 0
    Varner 5 11 11
  Iris Rogers   Rogers 11 3 2
    Rogers 11 11
  Sushila Kapadia   Kapadia 1 7
    Varner
  Marjory Shedd   Shedd
    Shedd 9 11 11
  Sheila Ryder   Ryder 11 6 3
    Shedd 11 11
  Tonny Ahm   Ahm 1 6
    Ahm 12 11
  June Timperley   Timperley 10 8
 

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Times & the Sunday Times". Archived from the original on 18 January 2017. Retrieved 13 September 2012.