1952 All England Badminton Championships

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1952 All England Championships
Tournament details
Dates19 March 1952 (1952-03-19)
22 March 1952 (1952-03-22)
Edition42nd
VenueEmpress Hall, Earls Court
LocationLondon
← < 1951 1953 > →

The 1952 All England Championships was a badminton tournament held at the Empress Hall, Earls Court, London, England from 19–22 March 1952.[1]

Final results[edit]

Category Winners Runners-up Score
Men's singles Malaysia Wong Peng Soon Malaysia Eddy Choong 15–11, 18–13
Women's singles Denmark Tonny Ahm Denmark Aase Schiøtt Jacobsen 11–4, 11–2
Men's doubles Malaysia Eddy Choong & David Ewe Choong Denmark Poul Holm & Ole Jensen 9–15, 15–12, 15–7
Women's doubles Denmark Tonny Ahm & Aase Schiøtt Jacobsen England Queenie Allen & Betty Uber 18–15, 15–4
Mixed doubles Denmark Poul Holm & Tonny Ahm Denmark Ole Jensen & Aase Schiøtt Jacobsen 15–4, 10-15, 15–7

Over 200 entries were received for the 1952 championships, a record.

Men's Singles[edit]

Section 1[edit]

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter Finals Semi Finals
Malaysia Wong Peng Soon + 15 15
England P G Alcorn 2 5 Malaysia Peng Soon 15 15
Denmark Ole Jensen Denmark Jensen 6 1
England Warwick Shute Malaysia Peng Soon 15 15
Republic of Ireland Frank Peard 15 15 Republic of Ireland Peard 4 4
England R Radford 7 11 Republic of Ireland Peard
United States Wynn Rogers United States Rogers
Scotland R S Hodge Malaysia Peng Soon 15 15
Malaysia Johnny Heah + 15 15 Malaysia Heah 2 2
England P V Wilford 1 2 Malaysia Heah 15 15
Denmark Jørgen Hammergaard Hansen Denmark H-Hansen 12 4
Denmark Ole Mertz Malaysia Heah 15 11 17
Sweden Nils Jonson + Sweden Jonsson 11 15 14
England Tony Jordan Sweden Jonson 15 15
England J A Broadhurst England Broadhurst 0 5
Denmark John Nygaard

Section 2[edit]

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter Finals Semi Finals
Malaysia Eddy Choong + 15 15
Malaysia Khoo Eng Chin 1 3 Malaysia Choong E w/o
England A L Salway England Salway
England M Robinson Malaysia Choong E 15 15
Denmark Ove Eilertsen Denmark Eilertsen 7 0
England Jack McColl Denmark Eilertsen 18 9 15
Sweden Knut Malmgren + Sweden Malmgren 15 15 11
Republic of Ireland James 'Chick' Doyle Malaysia Choong E 15 15
Denmark Poul Holm + 15 15 Denmark Holm 10 1
Malaysia S H Lim 4 4 Denmark Holm 15 15
Malaysia David Ewe Choong 15 15 Malaysia Choong DE 6 11
Malaysia L T Lee 8 2 Denmark Holm 3 15 15
Sweden Inge Blomberg + 15 15 Sweden Blomberg 15 8 5
Republic of Ireland Jim Fitzgibbon 2 0 Sweden Blomberg 15 15
England John Best England Radford 9 9
England Noel Radford

+ Denotes seeded player

Women's Singles[edit]

Round of 16 Quarter Finals Semi Finals Final
Denmark Tonny Ahm +
England Mavis Henderson Denmark Ahm 11 11
Republic of Ireland Jean Lawless Republic of Ireland Lawless 2 4
Sweden A Peterssen Denmark Ahm 11 11
Denmark Aase Winther Denmark Winther 8 4
Denmark Winther 11 11 12
Scotland Nancy Horner Scotland Horner 12 7 10
England June White Denmark Ahm 11 11
Denmark Aase Schiøtt Jacobsen Denmark Jacobsen 4 2
England S L Ripley Denmark Jacobsen 11 11
England Ursula Smith England Smith 5 5
Denmark E Christensen Denmark Jacobsen 12 11
England Elizabeth O'Beirne + England O'Beirne 11 8
Republic of Ireland B I Donaldson England O'Beirne 11 11
England Audrey Stone England Stone 4 2
England Iris Cooley

References[edit]