1962 Women's British Open Squash Championship

The 1962 Women's Open Squash Championships was held at the Lansdowne Club and Royal Aero Club in London from 18–24 February 1962. Heather Blundell won her first title defeating Fran Marshall in the final.[1][2]

British Open Squash Championships
34th Women's British Open Championships
Details
LocationLondon, England
VenueLansdowne Club and Royal Aero Club
← 1961
1963 →

SeedsEdit

Draw and resultsEdit

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First roundEdit

Player one Player two Score
 G A Pears  M Cunneen w/o
  Third-Officer S J Hogg  M Ashmore 9-0 9-1 9-0
 Ann Price  Marjorie Townsend 2-9 9-3 8-10 9-5 9-1
 A Norval  R B Hawkey 5-9 9-1 9-5 9-0
 D M Holman  A M Backhouse 4-9 9-4 9-2 9-2
 B M Horton  S P Whitby 9-2 9-1 9-1
 Ruth Turner  S G Young 9-1 9-3 9-3
 Jennifer Crane  Daphne Portway 9-2 9-0 9-2
 K J Dempsey  N A Watkins 9-6 9-4 9-1
 R Cooper  Sheila Cooper 9-4 9-0 9-2

Second roundEdit

Player one Player two Score
 Fran Marshall  J C Hodson 9-0 9-4 9-1
 Heather Blundell  J E A Lanning 9-1 9-2 9-2
 Claire Hargreaves  K C L Abbott 9-2 9-2 9-3
 Pauline White  C E Harrison 9-4 9-1 9-4
 Mary Muncaster  J Arckedekne-Butler 9-0 9-1 9-5
 Jennifer Crane  K J Dempsey 9-2 10-8 9-7-9 9-3
 Ann Price   Third Officer S J Hogg 7-9 10-8 9-0 9-3
 Bobs Whitehead   Miss W Courtney 9-2 9-1 9-6
 Barbara Wheen  B J Holt 9-1 9-5 9-2
 D Attwood  D Escott 9-5 9-3 5-9 9-4
 Anna Craven-Smith  G A Pears 9-7 9-4 9-4
 Ruth Turner  B M Horton 9-1 9-2 9-3
 Jill Campion  J M Goodin 2-9 10-8 9-1 9-3
 D M Holman  A Norval 9-6 10-8 9-4
 Marion Lloyd  B A Thomas 9-1 9-5 9-2
 R Cooper  M Taylor 9-3 9-1 9-0

Third roundEdit

Player one Player two Score
  Blundell   Lloyd 9-0 9-4 9-3
  Marshall   Wheen 9-1 9-1 9-1
  Price   Holman 1-9 10-9 9-5 9-0
  Hargreaves   Cooper 9-4 9-3 9-0
  Muncaster   Campion 9-4 9-3 9-3
  Whitehead   Attwood 9-1 9-0 9-2
  White   Craven-Smith 1-9 9-5 5-9 9-7 10-8
  Crane   Turner 9-4 9-5 9-3

Quarter-finalsEdit

Player one Player two Score
  Blundell   Muncaster 9-7 9-4 9-6
  Marshall   Whitehead 9-1 9-5 9-3
  Price   White w/o
  Hargreaves   Crane 9-3 9-2 10-8

Semi-finalsEdit

Player one Player two Score
  Blundell   Hargreaves 9-2 9-2 9-3
  Marshall   Price 9-0 9-1 9-0

FinalEdit

Player one Player two Score
  Blundell   Marshall 9-6 9-5 9-4
Preceded by
1961
British Open Squash Championships
England (London)

1962
Succeeded by
1963

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Times Archives 1962 Open Championship". Oxfordshire Libraries.
  2. ^ "Miss Blundell wins squash". Trove.
  3. ^ "Squash Rackets". The Times Archives.