1951 Women's British Open Squash Championship

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British Open Squash Championships
23rd Women's British Open Championships
Details
Location London, England
Venue Lansdowne Club
← 1950 1952 →

The 1951 Ladies Open Championships was held at the Lansdowne Club in London from 5–11 February 1951.
Janet Morgan won her second title defeating Joan Curry in a repeat of the 1950 final.[1]

Seeds[edit]

Draw and results[edit]

[2]

First round[edit]

Player one Player two Score
EnglandJanet Morgan (*1) bye
EnglandJoan Curry (*2) bye
England Mrs E Vanner bye
Belgium Miss Nelly Glamonna bye
England Mrs H A Downey bye
England Mrs J L C Cox bye
England Mrs R Nagle bye
England Mrs M Richards bye
England Mrs Marjorie Townsend* England Mrs A E Timson 9-0 9-2 9-2
England Mrs Helen Lacy-Hulbert * England Miss K A Abbott 9-2 9-5 9-4
England Mrs Margot Harris (*3) England 3/O J M Morgan 9-1 9-0 9-0
England Miss A V M Isaac* England Mrs T Veith-Brown 9-2 9-0 9-1
England Mrs J E Manning England Miss S C Palmer 9-2 9-4 9-4
England Miss M H Palmer England L/Wren A Tate 9-4 9-0 10-8
EnglandSheila Speight England Mrs Margaret Dawnay 9-3 5-9 9-4 9-5
England Mrs M B Lewis England Miss H Selkirk-Wells 9-0 9-0 9-0
England Mrs D Cooper England Mrs J Mills 9-0 9-0 9-0
England Miss M Gowthorpe England Miss Carroll de Courcy-Hamilton 9-5 9-0 9-4
England Miss J Capes Republic of Ireland Miss L Jackson 1-9 9-7 9-1 9-6
England Mrs Pat Gotla (née Cowney) Wales Miss Rachel Byrne * 9-5 5-9 9-5 9-7
England Mrs J M Hall England Miss Rosemary Walsh 9-1 7-9 9-7 10-9
England Mrs M Cunneen Denmark Fru Ellen Kaas 9-4 9-0 9-2
England Mrs H J Stribling England Mrs G Riggall 9-7 5-9 5-9 9-1 9-4
Wales Miss Margaret Morgan England Mrs R B Hawkey 9-2 9-0 10-9
England Miss Katherine Keith-Steele Denmark Miss Linda Winkel 9-3 9-6 9-0
England Miss P Marshall England 2/O H M Jones 9-5 9-0 9-7
England Miss E Wilson England Mrs Y Barbor 9-1 9-0 9-4
England Major N Christy England Miss M Dwelly 9-2 5-9 10-8 9-3
England Mrs Sheila McKechnie England F/Officer J Pawson 9-3 9-7 9-5
England Mrs B A Powell England Miss J P Mead 9-7 9-4 9-1
Netherlands Mrs Van der Geissen England Mrs J Evers 9-3 9-4 3-9 9-5
England Miss A L Isaac England Miss W Josephs 9-7 6-9 9-3 9-3

denotes seed *
Mrs Audrey Bayes (Wal 4*) withdrew because of influenza

Second round[edit]

Player one Player two Score
England Morgan England Downey 9-1 9-1 9-1
England Townsend England Hall 9-5 7-9 9-4 9-7
England Lacy-Hulbert England Cunneen 9-0 9-1 9-1
England Harris England Stribling 9-4 9-2 9-0
England Isaac A V Wales Morgan M 9-3 9-3 5-9 9-3
England Curry England Cox 9-4 9-2 9-4
England Richards England Nagle 9-6 6-9 9-3 9-4
England Manning England Keith-Steele 9-4 9-5 9-1
England Vanner Belgium Glamonna w/o
England Palmer England Marshall 10-8 9-4 9-2
England Speight England Wilson 9-1 9-0 9-1
England Lewis England Christy 9-1 2-9 9-3 9-3
England Cooper England McKechnie 9-0 9-0 9-6
England Gowthorpe England Powell 9-0 3-9 3 9-2
England Capes Netherlands Van der Geissen 9-0 9-0 9-7
England Gotla England Isaac A L 9-1 9-1 9-0

Third round[edit]

Player one Player two Score
England Morgan J England Vanner 9-1 9-2 9-1
England Speight England Lacy-Hulbert 9-4 10-9 9-3
England Curry England Richards 9-4 9-2 9-1
England Gowthorpe England Harris 9-3 9-0 2-9 8-10 9-2
England Townsend England Palmer 9-2 9-6 9-4
England Cooper England Lewis 9-3 9-3 9-1
England Isaac England Manning 9-5 9-2 9-3
England Gotla England Capes 9-3 9-1 9-3

Quarter-finals[edit]

Player one Player two Score
England Morgan England Townsend 9-1 9-0 9-3
England Speight England Cooper 9-5 9-1 9-0
England Curry England Isaac 9-4 9-6 9-1
England Gowthorpe England Gotla 9-7 7-9 1-9 10-8 9-6

Semi-finals[edit]

Player one Player two Score
England Morgan England Speight 9-3 9-1 9-1
England Curry England Gowthorpe 9-3 9-0 9-2

Final[edit]

Player one Player two Score
England Morgan England Curry 9-1 2-9 9-3 9-4
Preceded by
1950
British Open Squash Championships
England (London)

1951
Succeeded by
1952

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Times Archives 1951 Open Championship". Oxfordshire Libraries. 
  2. ^ "Squash Rackets". The Times Archives.