Home hero Golan celebrates Santiago success!

Borja Golan (ESP) beat Adrian Grant (ENG) 14-12, 11-0, 8-11, 11-6 in the Final of the Santiago Open 2011 (photo: SquashSite)

Home hero Borja Golan (pic ri) delighted the crowd in Santiago de Compostela in Spain when he upset England’s top seed Adrian Grant (pic le) in the final of the Santiago Open. The triumph marks Golan’s biggest success since the former world No10, underwent major knee surgery in 2009. The 3rd seed, dropped just 1 game en-route to the final where he met Grant, the defending champion. Undoubtedly spurred on by the partisan crowd, Golan took the 14-12, 11-0, 8-11, 11-6 victory.