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1957 All England Badminton Championships

1957 All England Championships
Tournament details
Dates 20 March 1957 (1957-03-20)
25 March 1957 (1957-03-25)
Edition 47th
Venue Wembley
Location London
← < 1956 1958 > →

The 1957 All England Championships was a badminton tournament held at Wembley, London, England from 20–25 March 1957.[1]

This was the first year in which the competition switched to Wembley from Earls Court. Kirsten Thorndahl married and played under the name Kirsten Granlund.

Final results

Category Winners Runners-up Score
Men's singles Eddy Choong Erland Kops 15–9, 15-3
Women's singles Judy Devlin Margaret Varner 11–2, 11–7
Men's doubles Joseph Alston & Johny Heah Eddy Choong & David Ewe Choong 15-10, 16-17, 15–5
Women's doubles Anni Hammergaard-Hansen & Kirsten Granlund Iris Rogers & June Timperley 7–15, 15–11, 15-10
Mixed doubles Finn Kobbero & Kirsten Granlund Jorgen Hammergaard-Hansen & Anni Hammergaard-Hansen 15–3, 15-6

Men's Singles

Section 1

Round of 32   Round of 16   Quarter Finals   Semi Finals
1   Eddy Choong 15 15  
  A Leagas 2 5     1   Choong 15 15  
  K C Carpenter 12 15 15     Carpenter 3 2  
  F C Jones 15 8 13       1   Choong 15 15  
  Jorgen Hammergaard-Hansen 15 12 18         H-Hansen 12 4  
  Tony Jordan 11 15 13       H-Hansen 15 16 15
  R Mulvaney 15 15     Mulvaney 2 18 11  
  J A Broadhurst 12 9       1   Choong 15 9 18
  Joseph Alston 15 15         Alston 11 15 16
  R Quiddington 6 4       Alston 15 15  
  Peter Ferguson 15 15     Ferguson 11 3  
  C E Lawrence 7 3         Alston 18 14 15
  Palle Granlund 6 15 15         Granlund 16 17 4  
  Bjorn Holst-Christensen 15 8 6       Granlund 15 15
  John Timperley 2 15 15     Timperley 10 13  
  W Goode 15 1 5  

Section 2

Round of 32   Round of 16   Quarter Finals   Semi Finals
  Erland Kops 5 15 15  
  Ferry Sonneville 15 11 11       Kops 15 15  
  Dick Hashman 15     Hashman 4 5  
  Noel Radford 3 ret         Kops 15 15  
  Oon Chong Teik 15 15         Teik 12 12  
  Knud Aage Nielsen 12 5       Teik 15 15
  Harry Parmar 15 9 15     Parmar 7 5  
  J H King 9 15 7         Kops 11 15 15
2   Finn Kobbero 15 18       2   Kobbero 15 10 13
  Jack McColl 12 16     2   Kobbero 15 15  
  Ciro Ciniglio 15 0 15     Ciniglio 0 7  
  R J Southwell 9 15 9       2   Kobbero 15 15
  Dave McTaggart 15 15         McTaggart 13 8  
  M Tranter 1 3       McTaggart 15 15
  Ole Mertz 15 15     Mertz 4 10  
  Ken Stott 2 8  

Women's Singles

Section 1

Round of 32   Round of 16   Quarter Finals   Semi Finals
    Judy Devlin  
            Devlin 11 11  
    Sylvia Ripley       Ripley 3 7  
              Devlin 11 11  
    Aase-Schiott Jacobsen           Jacobsen 0 0  
            Jacobsen 11 11
    P Prasher       Prasher 2 1  
              Devlin
    Lois Alston           Alston
            Alston 8 11 12  
    Heather Ward       Ward 11 9 10  
              Alston 11 12 11
    Tonny Petersen           Petersen 12 11 8  
            Petersen 11 11
    Eileen Pattison       Pattison 5 7  
     

Section 2

Round of 32   Round of 16   Quarter Finals   Semi Finals
    Margaret Varner  
            Varner 11 11  
    June Wheating       Wheating 2 0  
              Varner 5 11 11  
    Iris Rogers             Rogers 11 3 2  
            Rogers 11 11
    Sushila Kapadia       Kapadia 1 7  
              Varner
    Marjorie Shedd           Shedd  
            Shedd 9 11 11  
    Sheila Ryder       Ryder 11 6 3  
              Shedd 11 11
    Tonny Ahm           Ahm 1 6  
            Ahm 12 11
    June Timperley       Timperley 10 8  
     

References

  1. ^ http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/archive/
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