1957 Women's British Open Squash Championship

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British Open Squash Championships
29th Women's British Open Championships
Details
LocationLondon, England
VenueLansdowne Club
← 1956 1958 →

The 1957 Ladies Open Championships was held at the Lansdowne Club in London from 18 to 23 February.
Janet Morgan won her eighth consecutive title defeating Sheila Speight in a repeat of the 1956 final.[1]

Seeds[edit]

Draw and results[edit]

[2]

First round[edit]

Player one Player two Score
EnglandJanet Morgan (1) EnglandB A Powell 9-4 9-0 9-1
EnglandSheila Speight (2) WalesH E Bond 9-3 9-0 9-3
EnglandMarjorie Townsend (3) EnglandJ Kinghorn 9-4 9-1 9-6
EnglandRuth Turner (4) EnglandA Roynon 9-4 9-1 9-2
EnglandRosemary Deloford (5) EnglandJ M Goodin 9-4 9-2 9-4
EnglandD C Herman (6) EnglandP Creek 9-1 9-0 9-3
WalesJill Campion (7) EnglandR B Hawkey 9-3 10-8 9-0
WalesMargaret Morgan (8) EnglandN A Watkins 9-2 9-1 9-3
EnglandPat Gotla (née Cowney) EnglandR Nagle 9-2 9-4 9-2
United StatesM C Willcox England Captain M U Walker w/o
EnglandJ B Watson United StatesPeggy White 10-8 10-8 5-9 9-7
United StatesBarbara Laussat Clement EnglandA Cloke 9-0 9-2 9-7
EnglandR Cooper EnglandE L Curtis 9-0 9-0 9-1
United StatesAnn Wetzel EnglandT Stevenson 9-5 9-5 9-4
EnglandAnn Mitham EnglandK Abbott 9-4 9-4 9-5
EnglandB Davidson United StatesLouisa Manly-Power 9-7 1-9 7-9 10-8 9-5
EnglandJ M Gilley EnglandS Jones 9-6 9-2 9-5
United StatesFrances Pilling EnglandP Flower 9-0 4-9 1-9 9-6 9-3
United StatesPeggy Carrott EnglandV J Foster 9-5 9-3 9-2
EnglandJ M Hall WalesC E Harrison 9-0 8-10 9-6 9-4
EnglandM E Gowthorpe WalesM M Hazell 9-4 9-3 9-5
EnglandDaphne Portway EnglandL Malone 10-9 9-5 1-9 9-5
EnglandR L Pottinger United StatesCharlotte Prizer 7-9 9-5 9-2 9-6
EnglandE Foden EnglandP Gates 9-2 9-1 1-9 9-4
EnglandG Macpherson EnglandP Colyer 10-8 9-6 3-9 9-7
United StatesCarol Haussermann EnglandP H Smallwood 9-5 9-1 9-7
NetherlandsJ Jamin EnglandJ Dannatt w/o
EnglandJ Butler United StatesS Shand 2-9 7-9 9-5 9-5 9-2
United StatesJ McCormick EnglandN Sage 9-3 9-0 9-2
EnglandAnn Price United StatesA Shephard 9-0 9-7 9-1
United StatesB Lewis EnglandS Cook 9-3 10-8 9-0
United StatesBetty Constable EnglandJ Covell 9-3 9-4 9-4

denotes seed *

Second round[edit]

Player one Player two Score
England Morgan J England Davidson 9-7 9-0 9-1
England Speight England Gilley 9-4 9-0 9-2
England Townsend United States Pilling 9-0 9-0 9-3
England Turner United States Carrott 9-2 9-1 9-0
England Deloford England Hall 9-1 9-1 9-5
England Herman England Gowthorpe 10-8 2 3
Wales Campion England Portway 9-2 9-4 9-6
Wales Morgan M England Pottinger 9-4 9-1 9-2
England Gotla England Foden 9-4 9-1 9-1
United States Willcox England Macpherson 4-9 10-9 9-5 7-9 9-7
England Watson United States Haussermann 9-2 9-1 9-3
United States Clement Netherlands Jamin 9-0 9-10 9-0 9-1
England Cooper England Butler 9-5 9-1 9-2
United States Wetzel United States McCormick 9-2 8-10 9-6 10-8
England Mitham England Price 9-2 9-3 10-8
United States Betty Constable United States Lewis 9-4 9-2 9-1

Third round[edit]

Player one Player two Score
England Morgan J England Cooper 9-3 9-4 9-1
England Speight England Gotla 9-1 9-4 9-3
England Turner United States Willcox 9-0 9-0 9-1
Wales Campion England Watson 6-9 9-2 9-1 9-1
England Deloford United States Clement 9-1 9-1 9-2
Wales Morgan M United States Wetzel 6-9 9-5 9-6 9-4
England Herman United States Betty Constable 9-7 9-3 9-2
England Townsend England Mitham 9-3 9-3 9-5

Quarter-finals[edit]

Player one Player two Score
England Morgan J England Deloford 9-2 9-2 7-9 9-4
England Speight Wales Morgan M 9-3 9-3 9-5
England Turner England Herman 10-9 9-0 9-2
Wales Campion England Townsend 9-0 5-9 6-9 9-4 9-2

Semi-finals[edit]

Player one Player two Score
England Morgan England Turner 9-6 9-5 9-7
England Speight Wales Campion 9-5 9-0 9-3

Final[edit]

Player one Player two Score
England Morgan England Speight 4-9 9-5 9-1 9-6
Preceded by
1956
British Open Squash Championships
England (London)

1957
Succeeded by
1958

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Times Archives 1957 Open Championship". Oxfordshire Libraries.
  2. ^ "Squash Rackets". The Times Archives.