1957 All England Badminton Championships

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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[edit]

Category Winners Runners-up Score
Men's singles Malaysia Eddy Choong Denmark Erland Kops 15–9, 15-3
Women's singles United States Judy Devlin United States Margaret Varner 11–2, 11–7
Men's doubles United States Joe Alston & Malaysia Johnny Heah Malaysia Eddy Choong & David Ewe Choong 15-10, 16-17, 15–5
Women's doubles Denmark Anni Hammergaard Hansen & Kirsten Granlund England Iris Rogers & June Timperley 7–15, 15–11, 15-10
Mixed doubles Denmark Finn Kobberø & Kirsten Granlund Denmark Jørgen Hammergaard Hansen & Anni Hammergaard Hansen 15–3, 15-6

Results[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Section 1[edit]

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

Section 2[edit]

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

Women's Singles[edit]

Section 1[edit]

Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarter Finals Semi Finals
United States Judy Devlin
United States Devlin 11 11
England Sylvia Ripley England Ripley 3 7
United States Devlin 11 11
Denmark Aase Schiøtt Jacobsen Denmark Jacobsen 0 0
Denmark Jacobsen 11 11
India Prem Prasher India Prasher 2 1
United States Devlin
United States Lois Alston United States Alston
United States Alston 8 11 12
England Heather Ward England Ward 11 9 10
United States Alston 11 12 11
Denmark Tonny Petersen Denmark Petersen 12 11 8
Denmark Petersen 11 11
England Eileen Pattison England Pattison 5 7

Section 2[edit]

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

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