Margaret Stocks

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Margaret Stocks
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Country England

Margaret Stocks née McKane was an English badminton & tennis player. Born in London in 1895 she married Andrew Denys Stocks in 1921. She came to prominence the same year when winning the All England women's doubles badminton title with her younger sister Kathleen McKane. The following year the sisters reached the 1922 Wimbledon Championships women's doubles final losing out to Suzanne Lenglen and Elizabeth Ryan.[1] The sisters won a further All England badminton doubles title in 1924 before Stocks became the singles champion in 1925.

Medal record at the All England Badminton Championships[edit]

Medal Year Event
Gold medal – first place 1921 Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1924 Women's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1925 Women's singles

Source: [2]

Grand Slam finals[edit]

Doubles (1 runner-up)[edit]

Result Year Championship Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 1921 Wimbledon Grass United Kingdom Kitty McKane France Suzanne Lenglen
United States Elizabeth Ryan
0–6, 4–6


  1. ^ Davis, Pat (1983). Guinness Book of Badminton. Guinness Superlatives Ltd. ISBN 0-85112-271-X.
  2. ^ "Times Archives". Oxfordshire Libraries.