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1961 All England Badminton Championships

1961 All England Championships
Tournament details
Dates 14 March 1961 (1961-03-14)
17 March 1961 (1961-03-17)
Edition 51st
Venue Wembley
Location London
← < 1960 1962 > →

The 1961 All England Championships was a badminton tournament held at Wembley, London, England from 14–17 March 1961.[1]

In 1960 Judy Devlin married and returned to the championships as Judy Hashman, her sister Sue Devlin also married and became Sue Peard and decided to represent Ireland, the native country of her father and former men's champion Frank Devlin.

Final results

Category Winners Runners-up Score
Men's singles Erland Kops Finn Kobbero 15–10, 15-6
Women's singles Judy Hashman-Devlin Ursula Smith 11–2, 11-6
Men's doubles Finn Kobbero & Jorgen Hammergaard-Hansen Erland Kops & Poul Erik Nielsen 15-6, 15-3
Women's doubles Sue Peard-Devlin & Judy Hashman-Devlin Catherine Dunglison & Wilma Tyre 15–5 15-4
Mixed doubles Finn Kobbero & Kirsten Thorndahl Tony Jordan & June Timperley 15-12, 15-5

Men's Singles

Section 1

Round of 32   Round of 16   Quarter Finals   Semi Finals
1   Erland Kops 15 15  
  Gordon Rowlands 9 5     1   Kops 15 15  
  Trevor Coates 15 15     Coates 2 10  
  B K Wong 6 6       1   Kops 15 15  
  Bob McCoig+ 13 15 15         McCoig 2 8  
  J T Woodhouse 15 3 7       McCoig 15 15
  Bengt-Ake Jonsson 15 7 15     Jonsson 6 7  
  John Havers 3 15 6       1   Kops 15 15
  Oon Chong Teik 15 9 18         Teik 8 8
  Knud Aage Nielsen 4 15 13       Teik 17 15  
  Charoen Wattanasin+ 15 15     Wattanasin 14 7  
  Poul Erik Nielsen 2 7         Teik 17 15
  Bertil Glans 15 8 15         Glans 14 7  
  F M Vincent 7 15 3       Glans 15 15
  William Havers 17 15     Havers W 9 10  
  Jack Downey 15 12 ret  

Section 2

Round of 32   Round of 16   Quarter Finals   Semi Finals
  Finn Kobbero 18 15  
  Yeoh Keaw Hua 14 2       Kobbero 15 15  
  Ole Mertz 15 15     Mertz 5 5  
  Kenneth Derrick 3 10         Kobbero 15 15  
  Hugh Findlay 15 17         Findlay 7 7  
  Frank Shannon 12 15       Findlay 15 15
  Bjorn Holst-Christensen 15 15     Holst-C 8 4  
  John Stanford 3 4         Kobbero 15 15
2   Ferry Sonneville 15 15       2   Sonneville 11 3
  David Horton 1 6     2   Sonneville 15 15  
  David Rowe 15 10 18     Rowe 2 2  
  R T Ponnambalam 6 15 15       2   Sonneville 15 15
  Henning Borch+ 15 15         Borch 5 2  
  Tony Jordan 7 2       Borch 18 15
  Lee Kin Tat 15 15     Kin Tat 13 6  
  F C Woodley 4 2  

Women's Singles

Section 1

Round of 32   Round of 16   Quarter Finals   Semi Finals
    Judy Hashman+  
            Hashman 11 11  
    F I Horne       Horne 0 3  
              Hashman 11 11  
    Angela Bairstow           Bairstow 1 1  
            Bairstow 10 11 11
    Kirsten Dahl       Dahl 12 2 4  
              Hashman 11 11
    Sonya Cox 11 11           Cox 2 5
    A H Larman 4 2         Cox 11 1 11  
    Tonny Holst-Christensen+ 11 11       Holst-C 3 11 4  
    M J Frost 1 2           Cox 11 11
    Mary O'Sullivan w/o           O'Sullivan 6 1  
    Pratuang Pattabongse         O'Sullivan 11 11
    M E Govett 4 11 11       Govett 1 3  
    Rita Rahey 11 6 1  

Section 2

Round of 32   Round of 16   Quarter Finals   Semi Finals
    Ursula Smith  
            Smith 11 11  
    B Holborn       Holborn 4 1  
              Smith 11 11  
    Sue Peard           Peard 3 1  
            Peard 7 12
    Hanne Jensen+       Jensen 11 11  
              Smith 11 11
    Wilma Tyre 12 4 11           Tyre 8 5  
    Yvonne Kelly 9 11 3         Tyre 7 11 11  
    Jennifer Pritchard       Pritchard 11 6 4  
              Tyre 11 9 11
    Inge Hasselsteen+ 11 11           Hasselsteen 7 11 3  
    Sheila Ryder 4 7         Hasselsteen 6 11 11
    Eileen Pattison 8 11 11       Pattison 11 5 0  
    Anita Price 11 2 9  

References

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