World No1 and 5-times Hong Kong Open winner Nicol David ended the run of Hong Kong’s Annie Au after dropping the 1st game with a 9-11, 11-2, 11-4, 11-6 victory to reach her 6th consecutive final.Her opponent, the Egyptian Raneem El Weleily (pic le), hold off Malaysian Low Wee Wern (pic ri) 11-6, 9-11, 11-3, 11-9 to make her 1st Hong Kong final.
Annie Au kept Hong Kong hopes alive!
Only women’s Hong Kong quarter-final match, which does not end in the 5th game was Nicol David’s (MAS) 4-games-victory against English Laura Massaro (11-5, 11-8, 6-11, 11-6). All others had to go the full distance to claim a place into the semis …
Chan, Wern and Weleily won in Hong Kong!
8 matches and 3 major upset were produced in the 2nd round of the women’s Hong Kong open as 15th seed Joey Chan (HKG) overcame 6th seed Kasey Brown (AUS) 11-8, 11-5, 11-5 and 10th seed Raneem El Weleily (EGY) beat the 4th seed Madeline Perry …
Beddoes beat Kippax in Hong Kong Open!
In the women’s 1st round action in the Hong Kong Open, it was Emma Beddoes (pic le) who produced the only upset as she beat English compatriot 14th seed Sarah Kippax (pic ri)11-6, 11-6, 2-11, 11-5. 2nd round line up:  Nicol David (MAS) v  …
David goes for no.6 – Ashour celebrates his 1st Hong Kong title!
Malaysia’s world no.1 Nicol David (pic ri) beat England’s Jenny Duncalf, the world no.2, in straight games (11-6, 12-10, 12-10) in the Hong Kong Open final, to secure her 6th successive title triumph. The win boosts David’s career Tour tally to 47 titl…
Peter Barker downs Nick Matthew in Hong Kong!
The English No.8 of the World, Peter Barker (pic), produced a major up-set in the Hong Kong quarter-finals, when he downed his compatriot and World No.1 Nick Matthew in four games (3-11, 11-8, 11-5, 11-5) in 55 minutes. Barker will meet Frenchman Greg …