1975 Women's British Open Squash Championship

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British Open Squash Championships
47th Women's British Open Championships
Details
Location London, England
Venue Wembley
← 1974 1976 →

The 1975 Women's Langham Life Assurance British Open Squash Championships was held at Wembley in London from 28 February - 6 March 1975. Heather McKay (née Blundell) won her fourteenth consecutive title defeating Marion Jackman in the final. The domination shown by Heather McKay was evident in the fact that she remained unbeaten in any competition since December 1962.[1][2]

Seeds[edit]

Draw and results[edit]

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First round[edit]

Player one Player two Score
AustraliaHeather McKay EnglandMary Rust 9-0 9-0 9-0
AustraliaMarion Jackman South Africa D Allen 9-2 9-1 9-3
EnglandSue Cogswell Republic of IrelandGeraldine Barniville 7-9 9-4 9-3 8-10 9-3
AustraliaSue Newman EnglandDi Fuller 9-4 9-3 9-2
AustraliaMargaret Zachariah EnglandA H Morris 9-2 9-0 9-2
AustraliaChris van Nierop EnglandE Popplewell 9-1 9-4 9-3
AustraliaLyle Hubinger EnglandA Manley 9-3 9-3 9-0
EnglandJane Courtney EnglandJ Cartwright 9-1 9-0 9-2
EnglandTeresa Lawes EnglandSoraya Haye 9-2 9-0 9-1
EnglandJean Wilson EnglandAnn Price 9-0 9-5 9-2
EnglandKaren Gardner EnglandP Leneham 9-1 9-0 9-4
AustraliaCarol Murray EnglandS Vesperinan 9-2 9-2 9-5
EnglandFran Marshall EnglandJane Pritchett 9-7 9-1 9-2
EnglandClaire Chapman EnglandV Corbett 9-4 9-0 9-6
South Africa Valerie Bridgens EnglandL Morrison 9-4 9-7 9-4
EnglandClair Richards EnglandJ McColl 2-9 9-3 9-3 9-0
Northern IrelandDorothy Armstrong EnglandL M Pyke 9-4 9-6 9-4
WalesDeanna Murray EnglandJayne Ashton 6-9 9-7 9-6 9-2
EnglandLesley Moore EnglandJane Poynder 6-9 9-4 9-3 9-2
Republic of IrelandJanet Ward EnglandS Parker 9-2 9-3 9-0
EnglandJean Reynolds (née McFarlane) EnglandH James 9-6 9-2 9-3
Northern IrelandIrene Hewitt EnglandH Campbell 9-4 9-0 9-6
EnglandAnn Jee EnglandJ Macey 9-4 9-0 9-3
EnglandS Dunford EnglandVivian Grisogono 9-4 8-10 9-6 9-3
EnglandSue Pexman Republic of IrelandBarbara Sanderson 2-9 6-9 9-6 9-4 9-2
EnglandS Peach EnglandJ Lynas 9-6 9-4 9-3
EnglandDianne Corbett EnglandS Findlay 9-2 7-9 9-0 9-0
EnglandJ Sheasby EnglandJanet Ledger 9-1 9-7 6-9 9-6
EnglandJanice Wainwright EnglandRuth Turner 9-6 9-1 9-0
EnglandCarol Machin EnglandS Warnes 9-2 4-9 9-6 9-1
EnglandTheo Veltman
EnglandJoyce Maycock

Second round[edit]

Player one Player two Score
Australia McKay England Richards w/o
Australia Jackman England Maycock 9-2 9-1 9-2
England Cogswell Northern Ireland Armstrong 9-3 9-3 9-0
Australia Newman Wales Murray 9-1 9-1 9-0
Australia Zachariah England Moore 9-1 9-1 9-0
Australia van Nierop Republic of Ireland Ward 9-0 9-2 9-1
Australia Hubinger England Reynolds 9-2 9-2 9-2
England Courtney Northern Ireland Hewitt 5-9 9-6 7-9 5-9
England Lawes England Jee 9-4 5-9 9-1 9-2
England Wilson England Dunford 9-1 9-0 9-4
England Gardner England Pexman 9-2 9-4 9-7
Australia Murray C England Peach 9-2 9-4 9-2
England Marshall England Corbett 9-5 9-4 9-2
England Chapman England Sheasby 9-5 9-1 0-9 9-3
South Africa Bridgens England Wainwright 4-9 9-5 9-7 2-9 9-0
England Veltman England Machin 5-9 9-2 9-0 9-7

Third round[edit]

Player one Player two Score
Australia McKay Australia Murray 9-1 9-0 9-0
Australia Jackman South Africa Bridgens 9-1 9-3 9-10 9-1
Australia Newman England Gardner 9-2 9-1 9-5
Australia Zachariah England Veltman 4-9 9-5 9-2 9-0
Australia Van Nierop England Lawes 9-6 9-5 2-9 9-2
Northern Ireland Hewitt England Marshall 9-1 9-5 5-9 9-1
Australia Hubinger England Wilson 9-6 9-7 9-0
England Cogswell England Chapman 10-8 9-1 9-3

Quarter-finals[edit]

Player one Player two Score
Australia McKay Australia Van Nierop 9-1 9-2 9-0
Australia Jackman Northern Ireland Hewitt 9-5 9-2 9-2
Australia Newman Australia Hubinger 9-5 9-1 10-8
Australia Zachariah England Cogswell 9-1 9-5 9-3

Semi-finals[edit]

Player one Player two Score
Australia McKay Australia Zachariah 9-1 9-0 9-1
Australia Jackman Australia Newman 7-9 9-4 9-10 9-1 9-6

Third place Play-off[edit]

Player one Player two Score
Australia Newman Australia Zachariah 9-1 9-6 6-9 9-7

Final[edit]

Player one Player two Score
Australia McKay Australia Jackman 9-3 9-1 9-5
Preceded by
1974
British Open Squash Championships
England (London)

1975
Succeeded by
1976

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Times Archives 1975 Open Championship". Oxfordshire Libraries. 
  2. ^ "Mrs McKay's 14th Open Win". Trove. 
  3. ^ "Squash Rackets". The Times Archives.