1955 Women's British Open Squash Championship

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British Open Squash Championships
27th Women's British Open Championships
Details
Location London, England
Venue Lansdowne Club
← 1954 1956 →

The 1955 Ladies Open Championships was held at the Lansdowne Club in London from 7–12 December 1954.
Janet Morgan won her sixth consecutive title defeating Ruth Turner in the final. The competition was held during December 1954 but formed part of the 1954/1955 season.[1]

Seeds[edit]

Draw and results[edit]

[2]

First round[edit]

Player one Player two Score
South Africa V Lowe * England Barbara Knapp 9-5 9-4 8-10 9-5
England P Chalk England Capt M U Walker 9-3 9-0 9-3
Australia Judith Tissot England J B Watson 9-5 9-4 9-3
England E Wilson England A E Cox w/o
England D C Herman England W Peile 9-1 9-1 9-4
Wales Margaret Morgan England P M Smith 9-3 9-7 9-2
England J P Marshall England V J Mercer 9-4 9-3 9-0
England B A Powell England Major Daphne Portway 10-8 9-4 5-9 9-4
England Ann Mitham England G Riggall 2-9 5-9 9-6 9-3 9-0
England J Covell Wales Audrey Bates* w/o

denotes seed *

Second round[edit]

Player one Player two Score
EnglandJanet Morgan * England J Dannatt 9-2 9-2 9-0
England Ruth Turner * England E J Boggis 9-5 9-0 9-0
England Rosemary Walsh * England A Dudley-Smith 9-3 9-2 9-1
South Africa Miss V Lowe * Wales Margaret Morgan 6-9 10-8 7-9 8-10
England M E Gowthorpe * England Marion Craig-Smith 9-2 9-1 10-8
Wales Rachel Byrne* England H Bleasby 9-5 9-3 9-3
England P Chalk England K A Abbott 9-3 4-9 9-6 3-9 9-1
England Jennifer Pendered England R Nagle 10-9 9-10 9-1 9-5
England R B Hawkey England M A Young w/o
Australia Judith Tissot England J P Marshall 9-3 9-5 9-1
England V A Moore England B A Powell 9-3 9-6 2-9 5-9 9-7
England E Wilson England Ann Mitham 7-9 3-9 9-1 9-6 9-3
Wales M M Hazell England S Peskett 9-1 9-1 9-0
England E I Mostyn England J M Hall 9-5 9-3 9-6
England D C Herman England J Covell 9-0 9-1 9-6
England Marjorie Townsend England V J Foster 9-3 9-1 9-0

Third round[edit]

Player one Player two Score
England Morgan J England Mostyn 9-1 9-2 9-1
England Turner England Pendered 9-5 7-9 9-4 10-8
England Walsh England Chalk 9-2 9-2 9-4
England Gowthorpe Wales Hazell 9-0 9-2 9-4
Wales Byrne England Moore 9-2 9-0 9-4
England Townsend England Hawkey 9-0 9-2 9-0
Australia Tissot Wales Morgan M 6-9 9-5 9-7 9-5
England Herman England Wilson 9-0 9-2 9-4

Quarter-finals[edit]

Player one Player two Score
England Morgan England Townsend 9-3 9-0 9-7
England Turner England Gowthorpe 9-5 9-2 9-3
Wales Byrne Australia Tissot 10-9 4-9 7-9 9-5 9-5
England Walsh England Herman 9-0 9-2 9-6

Semi-finals[edit]

Player one Player two Score
England Morgan England Walsh 9-4 9-2 9-7
England Turner Wales Byrne 7-9 9-4 9-2 10-9

Final[edit]

Player one Player two Score
England Morgan England Curry 9-1 2-9 9-3 9-4
Preceded by
1954
British Open Squash Championships
England (London)

1955
Succeeded by
1956

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Times Archives 1955 Open Championship". Oxfordshire Libraries. 
  2. ^ "Squash Rackets". The Times Archives.