Nicol David makes it five!

"I was playing for my life out there. It felt great to come out on the winning end knowing that all the hard work that you put in does pay off", 5 times champion David concluded (pic: Steve Cubbins)"I was playing for my life out there. It felt great to come out on the winning end knowing that all the hard work that you put in does pay off", 5 times champion David concluded (pic: Steve Cubbins)

Nicol David took back the British Open title, avenging last year’s final defeat by Laura Massaro to make it 5 times the World No1 held the famous trophy in her hands.

From 1 game down the Malaysian injected the pace and got the better of the next 3 games, by taking the 8-11, 11-5, 11-7, 11-8 victory in 64 minutes of play.

Final:
[1] Nicol David (MAS) bt [2] Laura Massaro (ENG) 8-11, 11-5, 11-7, 11-8 (64m)

Semi-finals:
[1] Nicol David (MAS) bt [5] Alison Waters (ENG) 8-11, 11-5, 11-4, 11-2 (43m)
[2] Laura Massaro (ENG) bt [3] Raneem El Welily (EGY) 6-11, 11-8, 11-4, 11-7 (44m)

Quarter-finals:
[1] Nicol David (MAS) bt [11] Omneya Abdel Kawy (EGY) 11-7, 12-10, 11-4 (39m)
[5] Alison Waters (ENG) bt [4] Joelle King (NZL) 11-4, 8-11, 11-5, 11-1 (46m)
[3] Raneem El Welily (EGY) bt [7] Low Wee Wern (MAS) 11-5, 11-6, 11-8 (32m)
[2] Laura Massaro (ENG) bt Sarah Kippax (ENG) 11-8, 12-10, 11-8 (41m)

2nd round:
[1] Nicol David (MAS) bt [16] Sarah-Jane Perry (ENG) 11-6, 13-11, 11-4 (40m)
[11] Omneya Abdel Kawy (EGY) bt [6] Camille Serme (FRA) 8-11, 9-11, 11-6, 11-9, 13-11 (62m)
[5] Alison Waters (ENG) bt [Q] Tesni Evans (WAL) 11-7, 11-9, 11-6 (31m)
[4] Joelle King (NZL) bt Joshana Chinappa (IND) 11-6, 11-7, 8-11, 11-1 (43m)
[3] Raneem El Welily (EGY) bt [14] Kasey Brown (AUS) 11-5, 11-6, 11-3 (20m)
[7] Low Wee Wern (MAS) bt Emma Beddoes (ENG) 11-9, 11-9, 6-11, 6-11, 11-9 (76m)
Sarah Kippax (ENG) bt Nicolette Fernandes (GUY) 15-17, 11-7, 13-15, 11-3, 12-10 (84m)
[2] Laura Massaro (ENG) bt [9] Annie Au (HKG) 11-7, 11-4, 11-6 (31m)

1st round:
[1] Nicol David (MAS) bt [Q] Heba El Torky (EGY) 11-8, 12-10, 11-8 (36m)
[16] Sarah-Jane Perry (ENG) bt Line Hansen (DEN) 11-6, 13-11, 10-12, 11-8 (50m)
[11] Omneya Abdel Kawy (EGY) bt [Q] Deon Saffery (WAL) 12-10, 11-4, 11-9 (30m)
[6] Camille Serme (FRA) bt Nour El Tayeb (EGY) 13-11, 11-3, 11-2 (31m)
[5] Alison Waters (ENG) bt [Q] Samantha Cornett (CAN) 9-11, 11-7, 11-6, 6-11, 11-6 (62m)
[Q] Tesni Evans (WAL) bt [12] Dipika Pallikal (IND) 6-11, 12-10, 11-7, 4-11, 13-11 (65m)
Joshana Chinappa (IND) bt [15] Rachael Grinham (AUS) 7-11, 11-7, 5-11, 11-2, 11-6 (44m)
[4] Joelle King (NZL) bt [Q] Siyoli Waters (RSA) 11-2, 11-5, 11-5 (33m)
[3] Raneem El Welily (EGY) bt [Q] Nouran Ahmed Gohar (EGY) 11-4, 11-6, 8-11, 9-11, 11-4 (42m)
[14] Kasey Brown (AUS) bt [WC] Emily Whitlock (ENG) 11-8, 11-4, 7-11, 11-4 (47m)
Emma Beddoes (ENG) bt [13] Nour El Sherbini (EGY) 11-5, 7-11, 11-6, 11-9 (50m)
[7] Low Wee Wern (MAS) bt [Q] Delia Arnold (MAS) 11-6, 7-11, 11-1, 11-13, 11-7 (64m)
Nicolette Fernandes (GUY) bt [8] Madeline Perry (IRL) 11-8, 11-4, 11-4 (33m)
Sarah Kippax (ENG) bt [10] Jenny Duncalf (ENG) 11-6, 2-11, 6-11, 13-11, 11-8 (57m)
[9] Annie Au (HKG) bt [Q] Donna Urquhart (AUS) 7-11, 11-9, 11-9, 11-3 (41m)
[2] Laura Massaro (ENG) bt Joey Chan (HKG) 11-3, 11-4, 11-7 (26m)