1963 Women's British Open Squash Championship

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British Open Squash Championships
35th Women's British Open Championships
Details
Location London, England
Venue Lansdowne Club and Royal Aero Club
← 1962 1964 →

The 1963 Women's Open Squash Championships was held at the Lansdowne Club and Royal Aero Club in London from 1–7 December 1962.Heather Blundell won her second title defeating Fran Marshall in a repeat of the 1962 final. The championships were held in December 1962 which formed part of the 1962/1963 season so is classed as the 1963 edition.[1][2]

Seeds[edit]

Draw and results[edit]

[3]

First round[edit]

Player one Player two Score
ScotlandBrenda Carmichael EnglandJ M Mallen 9-1 9-3 9-2
WalesJill Campion EnglandS P Y Whitby w/o
EnglandB J Holt EnglandN A Watkins w/o
EnglandBobs Whitehead EnglandJennifer Crane w/o
EnglandMarjorie Townsend EnglandAnn Price 9-4 9-10 6-9 9-4 9-7
EnglandM Taylor EnglandP Gimson w/o
EnglandJ E A Lanning EnglandS G Youatt 9-1 7-9 9-4 5-9 9-0
EnglandRuth Turner EnglandAnnette Picton w/o
EnglandSheila Ervin EnglandK Maltby 9-0 6-9 9-4 9-0
EnglandA Norval WalesC E Harrison 9-2 9-1 9-2
EnglandMary Muncaster EnglandPeggy Mason 9-0 9-0 9-0
EnglandM Ashmore AustraliaH M Sedman 9-3 9-4 9-4
EnglandR Cooper EnglandD Escott w/o
EnglandDaphne Portway EnglandD M Holman w/o

Second round[edit]

Player one Player two Score
AustraliaHeather Blundell EnglandBarbara Wheen 9-0 9-0 9-1
EnglandFran Marshall EnglandJ F Leslie 9-2 9-4 9-1
EnglandAnna Craven-Smith EnglandDi Fuller 9-2 9-3 9-2
EnglandPauline White EnglandA M Backhouse 9-4 9-3 9-2
EnglandClaire Hargreaves EnglandDaphne Portway 9-3 9-0 9-1
EnglandSheila Macintosh (née Speight) ScotlandBrenda Carmichael 8-10 9-1 9-3 9-0
EnglandBobs Whitehead EnglandMarjorie Townsend 9-3 9-5 9-5
EnglandRuth Turner EnglandSheila Ervin 9-4 9-4 4-9 9-6
EnglandD W Courtney EnglandH E S Hutchins 9-2 9-4 9-6
EnglandR Cooper EnglandM Ashmore 9-0 9-3 9-0
EnglandJ C Hodson EnglandJ Banks 4-9 3-8 3-8 ret
EnglandK J Dempsey EnglandD E A Wright w/o
EnglandMary Muncaster EnglandA Norval 4-9 9-2 9-7 9-3
EnglandJ E A Lanning EnglandM Taylor 10-8 10-8 9-3
EnglandR B Hawkey EnglandJ Arckedekne-Butler 9-0 9-0 9-0
WalesJill Campion EnglandB J Holt 9-0 9-0 9-2

Third round[edit]

Player one Player two Score
England Marshall England Dempsey 9-1 9-1 9-0
England Macintosh Wales Campion 9-1 9-1 9-7
England Muncaster England Turner 9-7 9-3 9-7
Australia Blundell England Hodson 9-0 9-0 9-1
England White England Hawkey 9-4 9-0 9-5
England Whitehead England Lanning 9-3 9-5 9-0
England Hargreaves England Cooper 9-1 9-2 9-2
England Craven-Smith England Courtney 9-6 9-4 9-3

Quarter-finals[edit]

Player one Player two Score
England Marshall England White 9-3 9-8 9-1
England Macintosh England Whitehead 9-4 9-7 9-6
England Muncaster England Hargreaves 9-2 9-5 3-9 7-9 9-5
Australia Blundell England Craven-Smith 9-4 9-1 9-2

Semi-finals[edit]

Player one Player two Score
Australia Blundell England Muncaster 9-6 9-2 9-6
England Marshall England Macintosh 9-5 9-4 9-5

Final[edit]

Player one Player two Score
Australia Blundell England Marshall 9-4 9-2 9-6
Preceded by
1962
British Open Squash Championships
England (London)

1963
Succeeded by
1964

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Times Archives 1962 Open Championship". Oxfordshire Libraries. 
  2. ^ "Easy win for Miss Blundell". Trove. 
  3. ^ "Squash Rackets". The Times Archives.