Australian Open Legends – The Women

To mark International Women’s Day, we celebrate the achievement of five women who have taken the squash world by storm – A Squash Australia Article

Heather McKay AO MBE – 14 Australian Opens
Heather McKay (nee Blundell) dominated the women’s game in the 1960s and 1970s, winning 16 consecutive British Open titles between 1962 and 1977, and claiming 14 straight Australian Open titles from 1960 to 1973.

Vicki Cardwell BEM – 8 Australian Opens
Vicki Cardwell (nee Hoffman) was a dominant force on the world and Australian squash scene from the late 1970s to the mid-90s. In the seven-year period between 1978 and 1984, Cardwell reached the semi-final or final of every tournament she competed in throughout the world and the final of every tournament contested in Australia.

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