1927 Women's British Open Squash Championship

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British Open Squash Championships
6th Women's British Open Championships
Details
Location London, England
Venue Queen's Club, West Kensington
← 1926 1928 →

The 1927 Ladies Open Championships was held at the Queen's Club, West Kensington in London from 28 November - 4 December 1926.
Cecily Fenwick won her second successive title defeating Nancy Cave in a repeat of the 1926 final. This championship was held during 1926 but in the 1926/27 season so is attributed as being the 1927 event.[1] Joyce Cave was still unable to compete due to a wrist injury.

Draw and results[edit]

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Section A (Round Robin)[edit]

Player One Player Two Score
England Miss Cecily Fenwick England Miss Elizabeth Foster 9-0 9-0
England Miss Cecily Fenwick England Miss Joan Huntsman 9-2 9-7
EnglandMiss Cecily Fenwick England Miss P Slagg 9-0 9-0
England Miss Elizabeth Foster England Miss Joan Huntsman 9-6 9-2
England Miss Elizabeth Foster England Miss P Slagg 9-7 8-10 9-5
England Miss Joan Huntsman England Miss P Slagg 9-2 9-5

Section B (Round Robin)[edit]

Player One Player Two Score
England Miss Nancy Cave England Mrs Hartley 9-4 9-0
England Miss Nancy Cave England Mrs Urwick 9-0 9-0
England Miss Nancy Cave England Miss Eileen Nicholson 9-2 9-3
England Miss Eileen Nicholson England Mrs Urwick 9-3 9-0
England Miss Eileen Nicholson England Mrs Hartley 9-6 9-5
England Mrs Hartley England Mrs Urwick 9-3 10-8

Section C (Round Robin)[edit]

Player One Player Two Score
England Miss Sylvia Huntsman England Miss Phyllis Blake 9-2 9-4
England Miss Sylvia Huntsman England Miss Susan Noel 9-2 9-0
England Miss Sylvia Huntsman England Mrs Potter 9-0 9-2
England Miss Phyllis Blake England Miss Susan Noel 9-2 9-1
England Miss Phyllis Blake England Mrs Potter 9-1 9-0
England Miss Susan Noel England Mrs Potter 10-8 9-4

Section D (Round Robin)[edit]

Player One Player Two Score
England Hon Mrs Margaret Bruce England Miss A Blake 9-2 9-1
England Hon Mrs Margaret Bruce England Miss Joyce Nicholson 2-9 9-5 9-4
England Hon Mrs Margaret Bruce England Mrs Naylor 9-0 9-4
England Hon Mrs Margaret Bruce England Miss Carter 9-0 9-2
England Miss Joyce Nicholson England Miss A Blake 9-1 4-9 9-1
England Miss Joyce Nicholson England Miss Carter 9-0 9-0
England Miss Joyce Nicholson England Mrs Naylor 9-6 9-4
England Miss A Blake England Miss Carter 9-0 9-0
England Miss A Blake England Mrs Naylor 9-0 2-9 9-5
England Mrs Naylor England Miss Carter 9-0 9-3

Second round[edit]

Player One Player Two Score
England Mrs Margaret Bruce England Miss Eileen Nicholson 9-2 9-0 9-5
England Miss Nancy Cave England Miss Phyllis Blake 4-9 9-8 0-9 0-1 9-1
England Miss Sylvia Huntsman England Miss Elizabeth Foster 9-3 9-4 9-0
England Miss Cecily Fenwick England Miss Joyce Nicholson 9-7 9-2 9-3

Semi finals[edit]

Player One Player Two Score
England Miss Cecily Fenwick England Miss Sylvia Huntsman 3 games to 1
England Miss Nancy Cave England Mrs Margaret Bruce 3 games to 2

Final[edit]

Player One Player Two Score
England Miss Cecily Fenwick England Miss Nancy Cave 4-9 9-6 9-2 9-5
Preceded by
1926
British Open Squash Championships
England (London)

1927
Succeeded by
1928

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Times Archives 1926 Open Championship". Oxfordshire Libraries. 
  2. ^ "Squash Rackets". The Times Archives.