ASSORE SA MASTERS NATIONAL SQUASH CHAMPIONSHIPS

THURS 25th – SUN 28th MAY 2017, Venue:  PARKVIEW SQUASH CENTRE

ENTRY FEE:  R270-00, ENTRIES CLOSE:  TUESDAY 9th May 2017

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West Rand Open PSA Quarter final results

  • Velavan Senthikumar (IND) beat Lyell Fuller (ENG) 3-1: 7/11, 11/5, 11/3, 11/6 (41mins)
  • Tristan Eysele (RSA) beat Ruan Olivier (RSA) 3-0: 11/3, 11/5,  11/6 (26mins)
  • Mark Fuller (ENG) beat Benjamin Aubert (FRA) 3-0 11/7, 11/6, 11/4 (45mins)
  • Mohamed Elsherbini (EGY) beat Harinder Sandhu (IND) 3-1: 12/10, 9/11, 11/7, 12/10 (61mins)

Full draw: West Rand PSA Main Draw

West Rand Open PSA Qualifying: Final Round Results

Qualifying final round results:

  • Mohammed Elshebeni(EGy) beat – Omar Elkattan( Egy) 3-0: 11/5, 11/6, 11/9 30mins
  • Kelvin Ndlovu (Zam) beat Devon Hendrikse (RSA) 3-2: 11/7, 8/11, 11/2, 3/11, 11/9 60 mins
  • Ruan Olivier (RSA) beat Ahmed Medan (EGY) 3-0: 11/9, 14/12, 11/6 55 mins
  • Velavan Senthilkumar (IND) beat Zeeshan Khan (PAK) 3-0: 11/5, 11/5, 13/11 35 min

Main draw: West Rand Open PSA Main Draw

Full qualifying results: West Rand Open PSA Qualifying

West Rand Open Qualifying: 1st Round Results

We are pleased to send you our 1st results:

  • Omar Elkattan (EGY) beat Omar Bahgat (EGY) 3 – 0: 11/7, 11/8, 11/6 (25 min)
  • Mohamed Elsherbini (EGY) beat Rodney Durbach 3 – 0: 14/12, 11/5, 11/8 (35 min)
  • Velavan Senthilkumar (IND) beat Guhan Senthilkumar (IND) 3 – 0: 11/8, 11-7, 14/12 (36 min)
  • Devon Hendrikse (RSA) beat Tiago Goriely (BEL) 3 – 1: 8/11, 11/3, 11/4, 11/2 (36 min)
  • Ruan Olivier (RSA) beat Ali Jafari (ENG) 3 – 1: 9/11, 11/8, 11/8, 11/4 (42 min)
  • Ahmed Medan (EGY) beat Gareth Naidoo (RSA) 3 – 1: 8/11, 11/8, 11/8, 11/7 (32 min)
  • Kelvin Ndhlovu (ZAM) beat Nyeon-Ho Lee (KOR) 3 – 0: 11/3, 11/2, 11/1 (19 min)
  • Zeeshan Khan (PAK) beat Alwyn Venter (RSA) 3 – 1: 9/11, 11/4, 11/9, 11/7 (46 min)

Finals Assore Balwin Parkview Gauteng Open

Results from the finals

Ladies Event : The Assore Balwin Parkview Open saw Alex Fuller taking her 2nd PSA title. She started the match with a good length and kept the rallies long and hard. Milnay Louw moved very well and match see-sawed between the 2 players. Fuller managed to take the first game in a closely contested battle. The 2nd game saw her calm down and Continue reading

Assore Balwin Parkview Gauteng Open Semi finals

Results from the semi-finals

Ladies Event : Alex Fuller was very focused for this match. From the beginning she hit a good length and moved well to the ball. Nikki Todd was struggling with her length and then started to panic, going for winners but making errors instead. Fuller stuck with her game plan and even though was 9-6 down in the 3rd game back to take the game 13-11 and the match 3-0. Said Fuller “Nerves crept in during the 3rd but I managed to keep my composure and controlled my shots to finish it off in three. The altitude  was starting to get to me.”

Milnay Louw was definitely on a mission tonight. She was clinical in her shot selection and had Cheyna Tucker running from corner to corner. She did not give Tucker any opportunity to get into the game at all.  Louw said “ I concentrated on playing my drives deep thereby putting pressure on Cheyna in the back corners. This opened the court up for me and gave me the opportunity to play short when I needed to. I felt I moved well and played the ball to a good length. I kept up the momentum throughout the match and was very happy with my performance”.

Mens Event : Velavan Senthikumar once again dominated the match. The first game was very hard and Senthikumar kept the rallies long and hard. Mark Fuller was definitely struggling with the altitude. The 1st game lasted over 15mins and Fuller worked really hard. Senthikumar played a great length and kept attacking the ball. When interviewed after the match Senthikumar said, “I am so excited to be in my 1st PSA final went. I think that my tournament has gone really well and felt very good during the games. I also struggled a little with the altitude but I attacked a lot and made him work harder than usual. I have never played either of the other semi-finalists and really looking forward to the match tomorrow !”.

Mohamed ElSherbini played positive aggressive squash from the 1st point. He kept the ball tight and to a good length and took no chances with any fancy shots. Harinder looked like he felt the pressure and made too many unforced errors at crucial points. Mohammed said, “I felt that I was in control and kept playing my game. I kept playing the way I wanted it to be, by keeping it simple and tight against the wall. I felt that Sandhu was a little nervous of me and tried to finish the rallies too early. I am looking forward to playing the youngster in the match tomorrow. I would like to thank Angelique and Craig for their hospitality and I am really enjoying my stay in SA.”

Ladies Results

  • Alexandra Fuller (RSA) bt Nikki Todd (CAN) 3-0, 11/7, 11/9, 12/10 (33mins)
  • Milnay Louw (RSA) bt Cheyna Tucker (RSA) 3-0, 11/6, 11/3, 11/7 (28mins)

Mens Results

  • Velavan Senthilkumar (IND) bt Mark Fuller (ENG) 3-0, 12/10, 11/7, 11/9 (46mins)
  • Mohamed ElSherbini (EGY) bt Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu (IND) 3-0, 11/8, 11/6, 11/5 (37mins)

The ladies final starts at 19:00 followed by the mens at 20:00. Results from the other SA events were as follows: Gauteng PKV Open 2017 Draws.

Dunlop Easterns Junior Open

  • CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES: THURSDAY 4th MAY at MIDNIGHT.
  • Entries must be made online at http://www.easternsjrsquash.com
  • Squash SA registration is required.
  • Tournament Organiser: Lorraine Nagel: admin@ejs.co.za
  • AGE GROUPS (YEAR OF BIRTH IN BRACKETS):
    U/11 (2006 & later); U/13 (2004/05); U/14 (2003); U/16 (2001/02); U/19 (1998/9/2000).
    Age groups may be combined based on number of entries.

FORM: EJS Dunlop Open Entry 2017

SA contingent to World Masters Games

2017 World Masters Games

Auckland, New Zealand

21st – 30th April  2017

The small South African contingent of squash players heading to Auckland, New Zealand for the 2017 World Masters Games – Des Sacco, Chris Grainger, John van Heeswijk, Craig van der Wath  Angie Clifton-Parks (all Central Gauteng) and Kwazulu Natalian,Tracey Browne – could return  with at least three medals, should the seedings go according to plan.

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Balwin & Assore Gauteng Open qualifiers

Results and the qualifiers that will be going into the main draw.

Luke McFarland has had the tournament of his life. He has won the last 3 matches 3-2. Said McFarland “I am very happy with my results and having reached the main draw. Every match has been very hard but I just kept running for every ball and it eventually paid. I am really looking forward to my match with the number 3 seed Mark Fuller”. Continue reading

Tswalu SA National Squash Doubles Championships results

Johannesburg

North West’s Christo Potgieter scored a double at the finals of the Tswalu SA National Doubles Championship played at the Johannesburg Country Club at the weekend, when he won both the men’s doubles title with JP Brits and the mixed doubles with the 2016 SA National Individual Champion, Milnay Louw. Continue reading