1974 Women's British Open Squash Championship

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British Open Squash Championships
46th Women's British Open Championships
Details
Location London, England
Venue BP Club, Lower Sydenham
← 1973 1975 →

The 1974 Women's BP Open Squash Championships was held at the BP Club in Lower Sydenham, London from 1–7 March 1974. Heather McKay (née Blundell) won her thirteenth consecutive title defeating Sue Cogswell in the final.[1][2]

Seeds[edit]

Draw and results[edit]

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First round[edit]

Player one Player two Score
Australia Heather McKay bye
England Jane Barham bye
England Sue Cogswell England Ann Jee 9-1 9-5 9-0
England Alex Cowie England Lynn Crosbie 9-1 9-0 9-0
England Jean Wilson England J Pallister 9-3 9-0 9-2
New Zealand Teresa Lawes England C Innocent 9-4 9-0 9-0
England Theo Veltman England Di Fuller 10-8 9-4 9-6
England Claire Chapman England J Varney 9-3 9-0 9-2
England Jane Pritchett South Africa Ina Ackerman 9-2 8-10 9-0 9-1
England Dianne Corbett England H Crossley 9-0 9-0 9-0
England Gillian Finch England S Parker 10-9 9-3 10-8
England A Manley England B Furniss 9-4 9-5 9-6
England Clair Richards England M Scott-Miller 9-1 9-0 9-6
England Ann Price England A Watson 9-3 9-2 9-1
England Fran Marshall England Heather Nielson 9-5 9-3 9-2
New Zealand Rosemary Garvey Republic of Ireland Janet Ward 5-9 9-5 9-2 9-5
England J Hall England L Norman 9-1 9-2 9-0
England A Morris England Soraya Haye 9-5 9-1 9-5
Republic of Ireland Barbara Sanderson England Janet Ledger 10-8 10-9 9-4
England K F Spurgeon England Marjorie Townsend 9-1 9-2 9-2
England Vivian Grisogono England P Lenehan 9-5 2-9 9-7 7-9 9-1
England Peggy Mason England K Bryceson 9-0 9-0 9-1
England Jane Poynder England Sheila Macintosh 9-5 9-4 9-6
England M Mackay bye
England Bobs Whitehead bye
England Barbara Diggens bye
England Carol Machin bye
England Pauline White bye
England S Dunford bye
Republic of Ireland Geraldine Barniville bye
England M Brodie bye
South Africa Devon Lees bye

Fourth seed Mavis Nancarrow (Aus) withdrew from the tournament.

Second round[edit]

Player one Player two Score
Australia McKay England Machin 9-0 9-0 9-0
England Barham England White 9-1 9-2 9-0
England Cogswell England Price 9-2 9-3 9-5
England Cowie England Marshall 8-9 9-10 4-9
New Zealand Lawes New Zealand Garvey 9-1 9-2 9-3
England Veltman Republic of Ireland Barniville 4-9 10-8 9-4 10-9
England Chapman England Hall 9-2 9-1 9-4
England Pritchett South Africa Lees 7-9 10-8 9-0 9-3
England Whitehead England Morris 9-4 6-9 0-9 9-3 10-8
England Corbett England Brodie 7-9 10-8 6-9 9-6 9-4
England Diggens Republic of Ireland Sanderson 9-3 9-3 9-5
England Finch England Spurgeon 8-10 9-5 9-6 6-9 9-6
England Wilson England Grisogono 9-0 9-5 9-6
England Dunford England Mason 9-1 9-4 9-3
England Manley England Poynder 4-9 9-7 5-9 9-6 9-6
England Richards England Mackay 9-3 9-1 9-2

Third round[edit]

Player one Player two Score
Australia McKay England Richards 9-0 9-0 9-0
England Cogswell England Whitehead 9-1 9-3 9-0
England Barham England Corbett 9-5 5-9 9-0 9-0
England Marshall England Manley 9-1 9-0 9-3
England Veltman England Diggens 10-8 9-2 9-3
England Wilson England Finch 9-0 9-3 9-0
England Chapman New Zealand Lawes 4-9 9-6 9-1 2-9 9-6
England Pritchett England Dunford 10-8 7-9 9-6 9-3

Quarter-finals[edit]

Player one Player two Score
Australia McKay England Veltman 9-2 9-4 9-4
England Cogswell England Wilson 9-5 9-1 5-9 7-9 9-3
England Barham England Chapman 9-0 9-4 8-10 9-2
England Marshall England Pritchett 9-3 9-2 9-0

Semi-finals[edit]

Player one Player two Score
Australia McKay England Marshall 9-2 9-1 9-1
England Cogswell England Barham 9-4 10-8 9-5

Third place Play-off[edit]

Player one Player two Score
England Barham England Marshall 9-5 9-7 9-4

Final[edit]

Player one Player two Score
Australia McKay England Cogswell 9-2 9-1 9-2
Preceded by
1973
British Open Squash Championships
England (London)

1974
Succeeded by
1975

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Times Archives 1974 Open Championship". Oxfordshire Libraries. 
  2. ^ "Mrs McKay wins 13th title". Trove. 
  3. ^ "Squash Rackets". The Times Archives.