Delia Arnold takes Delaware Open title!

Delia Arnold (MAS) beat Aisling Blake (IRL) 11-4, 11-9, 7-11, 11-2 in the final of the Delaware State Open 2012Delia Arnold (MAS) beat Aisling Blake (IRL) 11-4, 11-9, 7-11, 11-2 in the final of the Delaware State Open 2012

Top seed Delia Arnold (pic) became the 2012 Delaware State Open champion after winning a tough 4 game battle against Aisling Blake of Ireland. Coming into the match, neither player had yet lost a game, although Arnold’s semi-final encounter was considerably more physical than Blake’s.

The World No21 eased to a 2/0 lead as Blake, the World No26, fought back to close the deficit by one game. But it was Arnold who came back strong to celebrate the 11-4, 11-9, 7-11, 11-2 victory and her 7th WSA Tour title.

Final:
[1] Delia Arnold (MAS) bt [2] Aisling Blake (IRL) 11-4, 11-9, 7-11, 11-2

Semi final:
[1] Delia Arnold (MAS) bt [3] Latasha Khan (USA) 11-7, 12-10, 11-7
[2] Aisling Blake (IRL) bt [6] Lauren Selby (ENG) 11-4, 11-7, 11-7

Quarter-finals:
[6] Lauren Selby (ENG) bt [4] Sina Wall (GER) 13-11, 7-11, 11-7, 9-11, 11-7
[3] Latasha Khan (USA) bt [5] Miranda Ranieri (CAN) 11-6, 11-5, 11-4
[2] Aisling Blake (IRL) bt [7] Olga Ertlova(CZE) 11-2, 11-4, 11-9
[1] Delia Arnold (MAS) bt Thaisia Serafini (BRA) 11-3, 11-4, 11-4

1st round:
[7] Olga Ertlova (CZE) bt Milou Van Der Heijden (NED) 11-9, 13-11, 11-6
[3] Sina Wall (GER) bt Ahn Eun Chan (KOR) 11-7, 3-11, 11-5, 8-11, 11-4
[2] Aisling Blake (IRE) bt Salma Nassar (EGY) 11-6, 11-2, 11-3
[1] Delia Arnold (MAS) bt Ileana Novelo (MEX) 11-6, 11-2, 11-1
[3] Latasha Khan (USA) bt Maria Toor Pakay (PAK) 11-9, 11-9, 2-11, 11-9
Thaisia Serafini (BRA) bt [8] Olivia Blatchford (USA) 11-8, 9-11, 15-13, 11-4
[5] Miranda Ranieri (CAN) bt Adel Weir (RSA) 11-7, 11-9, 11-4
[6] Lauren Selby (ENG) bt Sabrina Sobhy (USA) 11-5, 7-11, 11-9, 11-5