1955 All England Badminton Championships

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1955 All England Championships
Tournament details
Dates23 March 1955 (1955-03-23)
26 March 1955 (1955-03-26)
Edition45th
VenueEmpress Hall, Earls Court
LocationLondon
← < 1954 1956 > →

The 1955 All England Championships was a badminton tournament held at the Empress Hall, Earls Court, London, England from 23–26 March 1955.[1]

Final results[edit]

Category Winners Runners-up Score
Men's singles Malaysia Wong Peng Soon Malaysia Eddy Choong 15–7, 14–17, 15-10
Women's singles United States Margaret Varner United States Judy Devlin 9-11, 11–5, 11–1
Men's doubles Denmark Finn Kobberø & Jørgen Hammergaard Hansen Malaysia Eddy Choong & David Ewe Choong 15-9, 15–17, 15–11
Women's doubles England Iris Cooley & June White United States Judy Devlin & Sue Devlin 18–15, 10–15, 15-9
Mixed doubles Denmark Finn Kobberø & Kirsten Thorndahl Malaysia David Ewe Choong & England June White 15–7, 15-13

Results[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Section 1[edit]

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter Finals Semi Finals
Malaysia Wong Peng Soon 15 15
England B C Richards 1 2 Malaysia Peng Soon 15 15
England John Timperley 15 15 England Timperley 2 2
Pakistan Saeed Malik 16 10 Malaysia Peng Soon 17 15
Denmark Jørgen Hammergaard Hansen 15 8 15 Denmark Hammegaard-H 14 1
England K C Carpenter 6 15 2 Denmark Hammegaard-H 15 15
England Dick Hashman 15 10 18 England Hashman 7 10
England Michael Rawlings 12 15 16 Malaysia Peng Soon 15 18
Sweden Bertil Glans 15 15 15 Sweden Glans 6 13
England G R Oehlers 0 3 0 Sweden Glans 15 15
England W Goode 15 15 England Goode 4 2
England M Robinson 12 3 Sweden Glans 15 9 15
Malaysia Johnny Heah 15 15 Malaysia Heah 0 15 10
England D V Dickinson 2 2 Malaysia Heah 15 15
India Vikram Bhat 15 15 India Bhat 10 6
England R McNeil 4 3

Section 2[edit]

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter Finals Semi Finals
Malaysia Eddy Choong w/o
France Henry Pellizza Malaysia Choong E 15 15
England Tony Jordan 8 15 15 England Jordan 7 7
Republic of Ireland James 'Chick' Doyle 15 6 13 Malaysia Choong E 15 15
England J A Broadhurst 15 15 England Broadhurst 5 3
Norway Hans Gustav Myrhe 10 13 England Broadhurst w/o
Sweden Palle Granlund 15 1 15 Sweden Granlund
England Hugh Findlay 5 15 12 Malaysia Choong E 17 15
Denmark Finn Kobberø 15 15 Denmark Kobberø 14 1
Thailand Y Limpa Amara 4 1 Denmark Kobberø 15 15
Malaysia Oon Chong Teik 15 15 Malaysia Teik 2 5
England R Quiddington 12 7 Denmark Kobberø 15 15
Malaysia David Ewe Choong 15 15 Malaysia Choong D 5 8
Wales G E Rowlands 10 8 Malaysia Choong D 12 15 15
Sweden Berndt Dahlberg 15 15 Sweden Dahlberg 15 6 4
England D P Hepworth 1 8

Women's Singles[edit]

Round of 16 Quarter Finals Semi Finals Final
United States Margaret Varner 11 11
England Audrey Stone 0 1 United States Varner 12 11
Denmark Tonny Ahm 11 11 Denmark Ahm 10 4
England H C Parfitt 0 0 United States Varner 11 11
England Iris Cooley 12 11 11 England Cooley 7 8
England Heather Ward 10 12 6 England Cooley 7 11 11
England J Waring 9 12 11 England Waring 11 4 4
England P Warner 12 10 5 United States Varner 9 11 11
United States Judy Devlin 11 11 United States Devlin 11 5 1
Scotland Nancy Horner 0 1 United States Devlin J 11 11
England June White 11 11 England White 4 1
England S M Spreadborough 2 4 United States Devlin 11 11
Canada Marjory Shedd 11 11 Canada Shedd 1 0
England Ruth Page 4 3 Canada Shedd 11 11
United States Sue Devlin 11 9 11 United States Devlin S 8 4
England A N J Marshall 6 11 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Login". www.thetimes.co.uk. Retrieved 17 April 2018.