1939 All England Badminton Championships

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1939 All England Badminton Championships
Tournament details
Dates7 March 1939 (1939-03-07)
12 March 1939 (1939-03-12)
Edition36th
VenueRoyal Horticultural Hall
LocationWestminster, England
Official websiteAll England Championships
1938 1947

The 1939 All England Championships was a badminton tournament held at the Royal Horticultural Hall, Westminster, England from 7–12 March 1939.[1]

It was the last to be held before the Second World War and would not reoccur until 1947.

Final results[edit]

Category Winners Runners-up Score
Men's singles Denmark Tage Madsen England Ralph Nichols 10-15, 18–13, 15–7
Women's singles Canada Dorothy Walton England Diana Doveton 11–4, 11–5
Men's doubles Republic of Ireland Thomas Boyle & James Rankin England Ralph Nichols & Leslie Nichols 15-4, 15-3
Women's doubles Denmark Tonny Olsen & Ruth Dalsgaard England Marjorie Barrett & Diana Doveton 15-11, 2-15, 17–15
Mixed doubles England Ralph Nichols & Bessie Staples Republic of Ireland James Rankin & Mavis Macnaughton 15-10, 6-15, 15-8

Results[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Second Round Quarter Finals Semi Finals Final
                    
Denmark Tage Madsen 15 15
England F C Sharp 3 0
Denmark Madsen 15 15
England Nichols L 2 2
England Leslie Nichols 15 15
Denmark Børge Frederiksen 11 10
Denmark Madsen 7 15 15
Malaysia Samuel 15 9 11
Malaysia A S Samuel 15 15
England Tom Wingfield 5 7
Malaysia Samuel 12 18 15
England Baldwin 15 16 13
England H E Baldwin 15 15
Sweden B Persson 6 9
Denmark Madsen 10 18 15
England Nichols 15 13 7
England Ralph Nichols 15 15
Denmark Sven Stromann 8 6
England Nichols R 15 17
Denmark Schmidt 12 15
Denmark Jan Schmidt 9 15 15
England M P Yoong 15 11 5
England Nichols R 15 15
England Field 11 5
England Maurice Field 15 15
England R V M Messenger 8 9
England Field 15 15
Denmark Frohlke 7 4 14
Denmark Carl Frohlke 15 15
Denmark Erik Friis 11 7

Women's Singles[edit]

Second Round Quarter Finals Semi Finals Final
                    
Canada Dorothy Walton 11 11
England C Field 1 2
Canada Walton 12 11
Denmark Olsen 10 3
Denmark Tonny Olsen 11 11
England A Simpson 4 2
Canada Walton 8 11 11
England Young 11 7 0
England Daphne Young 11 11
England A Y Richardson 6 7
England Young 11 12
Republic of Ireland Macnaughton 7 10
Republic of Ireland Mavis Macnaughton 11 11
England H Crichton 3 2
Canada Walton 11 11
England Doveton 4 5
England Diana Doveton 11 11
Denmark A Holm 1 1
England Doveton 11
England Uber 1 ret
England Betty Uber 11 11
England J Ledwidge 0 0
England Doveton 11 11 11
England Allen 6 12 9
England Queenie Allen 11 11
United States Elizabeth Pearson 3 0
England Allen 11 11
Denmark Dalsgaard 5 7
Denmark Ruth Dalsgaard 11 8 12
England Bessie Staples 6 11 11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Charge of the Light Brigade". The Times. Retrieved 26 December 2014.