1997 Women's British Open Squash Championship

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British Open Squash Championships
69th Women's British Open Championships
Details
Location Cardiff, Wales
Venue Wales National Ice Rink
← 1996 1998 →

The 1997 Leekes British Open Squash Championships was held at the Welsh Institute of Sport with the later stages being held at the Wales National Ice Rink in Cardiff from 31 March- 6 April 1997. The event was won by Michelle Martin for the fifth consecutive year defeating Sarah Fitzgerald in a repeat of the 1996 final.[1][2][3]

Seeds[edit]

Draw and results[edit]

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Qualifying Round[edit]

Player One Player Two Score
Netherlands Hugoline Van Hoorn Canada Melanie Jans 9–0 9–3 9–1
England Tracey Shenton England Janie Thacker 9–5 9–5 6–9 9–6
South Africa Natalie Grainger Egypt Maha Zein 9–4 9–1 9–0
England Stephanie Brind Scotland Senga Macfie 9–4 7–9 9–3 9–4
Australia Kate Major Wales Tegwen Malik * 3–9 9–3 9–1 9–5

Lucky Loser* due to the withdrawal of Cassie Jackman.

First round[edit]

Player One Player Two Score
Australia Sarah Fitzgerald Egypt Salma Shabana 9–2 9–0 9–1
Australia Michelle Martin New Zealand Jade Wilson 9–7 9–0 9–1
England Sue Wright New Zealand Leilani Joyce (Marsh) 9–4 9–2 9–2
Australia Liz Irving Australia Toni Weeks 4–9 9–2 9–4 9–5
England Suzanne Horner (née Burgess) Australia Narelle Tippett 9–1 9–0 9–7
Australia Carol Owens Australia Vicki Cardwell (née Hoffman) 9–0 9–7 9–6
Germany Sabine Schoene Netherlands Hugoline Van Hoorn 9–5 2–9 9–6 9–3
South Africa Claire Nitch England Tracey Shenton 9–4 9–6 9–0
England Fiona Geaves Australia Natarsha Tippett 9–2 9–0 9–6
England Linda Charman South Africa Carla Venter 9–0 9–1 9–1
England Jane Martin England Stephanie Brind 9–2 7–9 9–3 9–7
England Rebecca Macree Netherlands Vanessa Atkinson 9–5 9–0 9–2
Australia Robyn Cooper New Zealand Sarah Cook 9–6 9–5 5–9 9–2
South Africa Natalie Grainger Australia Meeghan Bell 9–5 9–7 10–8
New Zealand Philippa Beams Australia Kate Major 9–10 9–1 9–1 9–3
Australia Rachael Grinham Wales Tegwen Malik 9–7 9–2 9–10 3–9 9–3

Second round[edit]

Player One Player Two Score
Australia Martin M Australia Cooper 9–3 9–7 9–5
Australia Owens New Zealand Beams 9–2 9–4 9–1
England Geaves Germany Schoene 9–6 10–8 4–9 9–4
England Martin J Australia Grinham 9–6 9–2 9–2
Australia Fitzgerald South Africa Nitch 9–4 9–2 9–1
Australia Irving South Africa Grainger 9–4 7–9 9–3 9–4
England Wright England Macree 7–9 3–9 9–4 9–6 9–4
England Charman England Horner 9–3 9–3 8–10 5–9 9–1

Quarter-finals[edit]

Player One Player Two Score
Australia Martin M Australia Owens 9–3 9–3 9–4
England Geaves England Martin J 9–2 9–10 9–4 9–2
Australia Fitzgerald Australia Irving 9–1 9–3 9–2
England Wright England Charman 9–7 9–5 9–4

Semi-finals[edit]

Player One Player Two Score
Australia Fitzgerald England Wright 9–2 7–9 9–2 9–1
Australia Martin England Geaves 9–4 9–0 9–1

Final[edit]

Player One Player Two Score
Australia Martin Australia Fitzgerald 9–5 9–10 9–5 9–5

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Times Archives 1997 Open Championship". Oxfordshire Libraries. 
  2. ^ "1997 Cardiff". squashplayer.co.uk. 
  3. ^ "British Open Draw". Google groups. 
  4. ^ "Squash Rackets". The Times Archives. 
Preceded by
1996
British Open Squash Championships
Wales (Cardiff)

1997
Succeeded by
1998