Women’s favourite Madeline Perry and men’s 3rd seed Saurav Ghosal both exited prematurely from the Irish Squash Open after suffering injuries during the semi-finals in Dublin. In the women’s event, Ireland’s defending champion Madeline Perry struggled from the start of her match against Jaclyn Hawkes (pic) and went down 11-5 and 11-7 before she conceded the match. Women’s final:  Jaclyn Hawkes (NZL) v  Nour El Tayeb (EGY). In the men’s draw India’s Saurav Ghosal was forced to retire in the semi-finals after leading by two games and looking very much in control of the match against unseeded Egyptian Tarek Momen (8-11, 2-11, 12-10 ret.). Momen, the world No24 from will face top seed Stewart Boswell after the world No20 from Australia ended the run of Spaniard Borja Golan, three times a finalist in Dublin, 6-11, 11-4, 11-7, 11-5 in 58 minutes.
Perry and Iskandar take Irish Open title!
Home hopes have been satisfied by Irish favourite Madeline Perry (pic ri), when she overcame Dutch former world champion Vanessa Atkinson in straight games (13-11, 11-7, 11-6) to celebrate her 4th Irish Open title after 2005, 2006 and 2007. Top seed Ma…
Tarek takes out Tuominen in Dublin!
Egypt’s unseeded Tarek Momen (pic) denied Olli Tuominen (11-4, 8-11, 11-6, 11-6) the chance of celebrating his 32nd birthday in the semi-finals of the Irish Open when he upset the 2nd-seeded Finn in the quarter-finals in Dublin. The 23-year-old world N…
Perry and Atkinson meet for Dutch Open crown!
Madeline Perry (pic) moved through to the final of the Dutch Open with a four games win over Dutch Natalie Grinham. The Irish champion took the first with ease, but Grinham was able to level the score. The next two games proved to be close affairs. Per…
Urquhart downs Perry in Cayman quarters!
Australian Donna Urquhart (pic) continued her giant-killing run in the Cayman Islands Open when she upset 5th seed Madeline Perry to reach the last 4 at Grand Cayman. Urquhart recovered from two games down – and saved two match balls – to overcome Perr…
Madeline Perry won the Australian Open!
Irish girl Madeline Perry (pic ri) won the Australian Open against England’s Alison Waters (pic, le) in the 5th game on extra points to claim her biggest tournament victory and her 7th overall title on the WISPA Tour. Perry was two games ahead when W…