1976 Women's British Open Squash Championship

The 1976 Women's British Open Squash Championships was held at Wembley in London from 27 February - 4 March 1976. Heather McKay (née Blundell) won her fifteenth consecutive title defeating Sue Newman in the final.[1][2]

British Open Squash Championships
48th Women's British Open Championships
Details
LocationLondon, England
VenueWembley
← 1975
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SeedsEdit

Draw and resultsEdit

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First roundEdit

Player one Player two Score
 Sue Cogswell  M Robinson 9-0 9-0 9-1
 Angela Smith  Deanna Murray 9-0 9-0 9-1
 Teresa Lawes  J Sheasby 9-5 9-2 9-2
 Irene Hewitt  Alix Bostock 9-2 9-6 9-4
 Jane Courtney  E Gubbay 9-1 9-0 9-0
 Karen Gardner  Ruth Turner 9-4 9-3 9-0
 Alex Cowie   Miss Pam Haig 9-1 9-4 9-4
 Tessa Lawrence  Soraya Haye 9-1 9-2 9-2
 Barbara Diggens  Ann Price 9-2 9-0 9-7
  Mrs Sue Paton  Barbara Sanderson 9-2 9-3 9-6
 Theo Johnson  J Francis 9-7 9-2 10-8
 Carol Machin  J Griffith 9-1 9-1 9-4
 Fran Marshall  Janet Ledger 9-0 9-2 9-2
  Miss D Prosser  J Flood 9-0 9-2 9-1
 Lesley Moore  S Findlay 9-5 9-0 9-0
 Jane Poynder  Bobs Whitehead 9-3 9-5 9-7
 Patricia Millman  Lynn Crosbie 10-9 9-0 6-9 9-2
 J Graydon  Joyce Tuomey 7-9 9-2 9-3 9-3
 P H Campbell  C Wood 9-2 10-8 9-3
 Dianne Corbett  Clair Richards 9-2 9-2 9-4
 Deborah Holland  G Jafier 9-3 9-0 9-2
 Jane Ashton  P Lenehan 9-1 9-3 9-4
 Faith Sinclair  Jean Reynolds (née McFarlane) 10-8 9-0 9-6
 Dorothy Armstrong  C Sullivan 9-3 9-4 9-5
 Vivian Grisogono  S Dunford 9-3 9-7 9-4
 Joyce Maycock bye
 Heather McKay bye
 Sue Newman bye
 A F Morris bye
 Claire Chapman bye
 J Macey bye

Second roundEdit

Player one Player two Score
  Newman   Moore 9-1 9-2 9-1
  Cogswell   Poynder 9-3 9-2 9-1
  Smith   Millman 9-2 9-1 9-0
  Lawes   Morris 9-1 9-2 9-6
  Hewitt   Graydon 9-0 9-1 9-2
  Courtney   Campbell 9-0 9-0 9-0
  Gardner   Corbett 9-4 9-3 9-2
  Cowie   Holland 9-10 10-8 9-6 1-9 8-10
  Diggens   Macey 8-10 9-2 9-2 9-4
  Paton   Ashton 7-9 9-7 9-3 10-8
  Johnson   Sinclair 9-3 9-6 9-2
  Machin   Lawrence 9-4 9-5 9-7
  Chapman   Armstrong 9-7 9-3 5-9 9-4
  Marshall   Grisogono 9-6 9-2 9-7
  Maycock   Prosser 10-9 9-1 9-0

Third roundEdit

Player one Player two Score
  McKay   Paton 9-2 9-2 9-1
  Newman   Johnson 9-5 9-5 9-2
  Cogswell   Machin 9-5 9-0 9-?
  Lawes   Chapman 9-7 9-1 9-1
  Gardner   Holland 9-4 9-5 9-0
  Diggens   Courtney 9-10 10-9 9-3 9-4
  Smith   Maycock 2-9 9-2 10-8 9-?
  Hewitt   Marshall 9-1 9-2 5-9 10-8

Quarter-finalsEdit

Player one Player two Score
  McKay   Gardner 9-0 9-0 9-0
  Newman   Diggens 9-1 9-2 9-4
  Lawes   Smith 9-5 9-3 7-9 5-9 10-8
  Cogswell   Hewitt 10-8 0 10-8

Semi-finalsEdit

Player one Player two Score
  McKay   Lawes 9-2 9-1 9-1
  Newman   Cogswell 9-0 9-10 9-6 4-9 9-6

FinalEdit

Player one Player two Score
  McKay   Newman 9-2 9-4 9-2
Preceded by British Open Squash Championships
England (London)

1976
Succeeded by

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Times Archives 1976 Open Championship". Oxfordshire Libraries.
  2. ^ "Heather's title". Trove.
  3. ^ "Squash Rackets". The Times Archives. Archived from the original on 18 January 2017. Retrieved 5 August 2015.