Great Britain (pic) reclaimed the team title in the 7th World University Squash Championships in Australia. Final newcomers Hong Kong took the favourites to the full distance. Hong Kong claimed the early advantage when Annie Au defeated GB’s Emma Chorley in straight games (11-3, 11-6, 11-7). Men’s individual champion Joel Hinds levelled the tie for Great Britain when he fought back from 1/2 down to beat Annie Au’s younger brother Leo Au 11-7, 10-12, 5-11, 11-5, 11-6. In the decider, Welshman Peter Creed sealed victory for Great Britain after beating Hong Kong’s Chiu Ho Fai in straight games (11-5, 11-1, 11-4). The win marked Great Britain’s third title triumph in the event after 1996 and 2006.
Great Britain Clinch Gold In World University Team Championships!