Philip Sutton (badminton)

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Philip "Phil" Sutton (born 4 May 1960, Ebbw Vale, Wales) is a Welsh badminton player.


Phil Sutton won the Welsh badminton nationals singles title 6 times in row between 1979–1985.[1] During his career Sutton won the 1982 Peruvian Open men's singles and doubles titles in Lima. Sutton also reached the quarter finals of the men's singles 1983 All England Championships at Wembley and the last 16 of the 1983 World Championships in Denmark losing to Morten Frost in both events.[2]

In 1984 Phil Sutton partnered with Jane Webster of England (she is now his wife) and reached the semifinals of the Indonesian Open mixed doubles. In 1987 Phil won the Swiss Open men's singles title. Sutton represented Wales 87 times in international matches[3] and competed for Wales in two Commonwealth Games, 1982 Australia and in 1986 Scotland.


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