1961 All England Badminton Championships

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1961 All England Championships
Tournament details
Dates14 March 1961 (1961-03-14)
17 March 1961 (1961-03-17)
Edition51st
VenueWembley
LocationLondon
← < 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[edit]

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

Results[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Section 1[edit]

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

Section 2[edit]

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

Women's Singles[edit]

Section 1[edit]

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

Section 2[edit]

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

References[edit]

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