1973 Men's British Open Squash Championship

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British Open Squash Championships
35th British Open Championships
Details
LocationSheffield, England
VenueAbbeydale Park
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The 1973 Benson & Hedges British Open Championships was held at Abbeydale Park in Sheffield from 27 January - 2 February 1973.
Jonah Barrington won his sixth title defeating Gogi Alauddin in the final. This sixth success took him to just one behind the record set by Hashim Khan, but it was also to be the last title victory for Barrington.[1]

Seeds[edit]

Draw and results[edit]

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First round[edit]

Player One Player Two Score
Republic of Ireland Jonah Barrington England Bryan Patterson 9-0 9-7 9-6
Pakistan Gogi Alauddin Egypt Sheriff Ali 9-1 9-0 9-3
Australia Ken Hiscoe England Tony Swift 9-3 9-3 9-0
Pakistan Hiddy Jahan Scotland Kim Bruce-Lockhart
Australia Bill Reedman England Paul Millman 9-3 9-10 8-10 9-5 9-0
England John Easter India Hisamud Din 9-2 9-3 10-8
Pakistan Rehmatullah Khan Pakistan Youssef Khan 9-7 9-3 9-5
Egypt Ahmed Safwat South Africa Mike Nathanson 9-7 9-6 9-0
England Mike Grundy Australia M Letch 9-0 9-0 9-0
Pakistan Amanullah Khan Egypt Abdul Rashid 9-2 9-0 9-3
Egypt Abdelfattah Abou Taleb United States John Hutchinson 9-3 9-7 9-1
England Peter Verow Australia Len Atkins 9-5 8-10 10-9 9-1
Australia Robert Meuleman England Mike de Semlyen 9-7 9-6 9-0
Pakistan Torsam Khan Egypt Galal Allam 9-0 9-10 9-7 9-1
England Tony Gathercole England Alan Sims 5-9 10-9 9-3 10-8

Second Round to Final[edit]

Second Round Third Round Quarter Finals Semi Finals
1 Republic of Ireland Jonah Barrington 9 5 9 9
Pakistan Amanullah Khan 6 9 4 3 1 Republic of Ireland Barrington 9 8 9 9
England John Easter 10 9 7 9 England Easter 4 10 2 1
Pakistan Torsam Khan 9 6 9 6 1 Republic of Ireland Barrington 9 9 8 9
Egypt Ahmed Safwat 9 9 3 9 Egypt Safwat 3 4 10 0
Australia Ron Meuleman 4 3 9 4 Egypt Safwat 9 9 4 9
8 Australia Bill Reedman 9 9 8 9 8 Australia Reedman 0 5 9 3
England Peter Verow 5 4 10 1 1 Republic of Ireland Barrington 3 9 7 9 9
4 Australia Ken Hiscoe 9 10 9 4 Australia Hiscoe 9 1 9 1 2
Egypt Abdelfattah Abou Taleb 1 9 7 4 Australia Hiscoe 9 9 9
Pakistan Rehmatullah Khan 9 9 9 Pakistan Khan R 7 2 2
England Tony Gathercole 1 1 2 4 Australia Hiscoe 2 9 9 9
5 Pakistan Hiddy Jahan 8 9 10 9 5 Pakistan Jahan 9 5 0 7
England Pat Kirton 10 2 8 3 5 Pakistan Jahan 5 9 9 9 Final
England Mike Grundy 5 9 4 10 England Grundy 9 6 1 5
South Africa Alan Colburn 7 0 9 8 1 Republic of Ireland Barrington 9 9 9
3 Pakistan Gogi Alauddin 9 9 9 3 Pakistan Alauddin 4 3 2
Pakistan Sajjad Muneer 4 3 6 3 Pakistan Alauddin 9 9 9
Egypt Aly Abdel Aziz 9 9 8 9 Egypt Aziz 1 0 2
England Clive Francis 3 1 10 4 3 Pakistan Alauddin 6 9 9 9
6 Pakistan Mohammed Yasin 6 10 9 9 6 Pakistan Yasin 9 2 3 3
Pakistan Mohibullah Khan 9 8 3 0 6 Pakistan Yasin 9 9 9
Egypt Khalifa Salim w/o Egypt Salim 1 5 3
Australia Dick Carter scr 3 Pakistan Alauddin 1 9 9 10
2 Australia Geoff Hunt 9 7 9 9 2 Australia Hunt 9 7 1 8
Pakistan Mohammed Saleem 7 9 1 4 2 Australia Hunt 9 9 4 4 9
Pakistan Sharif Khan 9 9 9 Pakistan Khan S 3 2 9 9 0
England John Palmer 2 1 5 2 Australia Hunt 9 9 9
7 Pakistan Aftab Jawaid 9 9 0 3 9 7 Pakistan Jawaid 6 6 3
Egypt Mohamed Asran 7 3 9 9 3 7 Pakistan Jawaid 4 9 6 9 9
Pakistan Qamar Zaman 9 9 4 9 Pakistan Zaman 9 5 9 3 4
Egypt Hassan Hegazi 5 3 9 5
Preceded by
1972
British Open Squash Championships
England (London)

1973
Succeeded by
1974

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Times Archives 1973 Open Championship". Oxfordshire Libraries.
  2. ^ "Squash Rackets". The Times Archives.