1959 Men's British Open Squash Championship

The 1959 Open Championship was held at the Royal Automobile Club in Pall Mall, London from 11 March - 16 March.
Azam Khan finally won his first title after finishing runner-up to his older brother Hashim Khan on three previous occasions. He defeated Mo Khan in the final.

British Open Squash Championships
21st British Open Championships
Details
LocationLondon, England
VenueRoyal Automobile Club
← 1958
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Defending champion and top seed Hashim Khan had withdrawn from the Championships after ankle problems and another seed Roshan Khan had been recalled to service by the Pakistan navy.[1]

SeedsEdit

ResultsEdit

[2]

First Round Quarter Finals Semi Finals Final
  Azam Khan ^ 9 9 9
  Hanif Khan 1 0 1   Azam Khan 9 9 9
  W J Ashford 9 9 9 ret   Ashford 3 6 2
  H de B Priestley + 10 3 4   Azam Khan 9 9 9
  Ali Akbar Khan 9 10 9   Ali Akbar Khan 1 1 1
  D W Harman 5 8 4   Ali Akbar Khan 9 9 9
  Richard Hawkey + w/o   Richard Hawkey 5 3 1
  Jack Giles scr   Azam Khan 9 9 9
  Mo Khan ^ 9 9 9   Mo Khan 5 0 1
  Khan Din 0 2 1   Mo Khan 9 9 9
  Denis Hughes + 9 9 9   Hughes 2 6 3
  R Horsey 0 0 4   Mo Khan 9 9 9
  Nasrullah Khan 9 10 9   Nasrullah Khan 1 0 5
  J C Gordon + 2 8 0   Nasrullah Khan 9 9 9
  Jamal Din 9 9 9   Jamal Din 7 4 2
  Jim McQueenie 2 5 0

+ amateur
^ seeded

Preceded by
1958
British Open Squash Championships
England (London)

1959
Succeeded by
1960

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Times Archives 1959 Open Championship". Oxfordshire Libraries.
  2. ^ "Squash Rackets". The Times Archives.