Nancy Cave

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Nancy Frances Cave (2 March 1896 – 1989)[1] was an English squash player who won the British Open three times in 1924, 1929 and 1930. She was also the runner-up in the championship in 1922, 1923, 1925, 1926, 1927 and 1931.[2][3] She was one of three sisters that participated in the British Open, her younger sister Joyce Cave also won the title on three occasions and her older sister Margorie Maude Cave competed in 1922. All three sisters were taught by their father Harold Watkin Cave who was a rackets player during the 1880s.[4]


  1. ^ Nancy Frances Cave (1896 - 1989)
  2. ^ British Open Men's and Women's Champions Archived 2010-01-16 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ British Open Hall of Fame Archived 2008-10-13 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Squash Rackets". The Times Archives.

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