Fran Marshall

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Fran Marshall (born 12 May 1930) is a retired squash player from England. She won the British Open in 1961, defeating Ruth Turner in the final in straight sets 9–3, 9–5, 9–1. She was also the runner-up at the championship in 1960, 1962, 1963, 1964 and 1969.[1][2]

Marshall was raised in Kenya, and represented Kenya in tennis at the 1960 Wimbledon Championships and was part of the Kenyan team at the 1981 Women's World Team Squash Championships.[3]

After marrying her husband, who was in the British Army, she moved to England and has lived there permanently since 1957.[4]


  1. ^ British Open Men's and Women's Champions
  2. ^ British Open Hall of Fame
  3. ^ Palmer, Michael (1984). Guinness Book of Squash. Guinness Superlatives Ltd. ISBN 0-85112-270-1. 
  4. ^ "The last person to beat Heather McKay". Retrieved 2008-12-30. 

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