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 Malaysian Azlan Iskandar (pic le) after fighting back from two match balls down against Spanish qualifier Borja Golan, who is obviously back in form after suffering major knee problems. It took Iskandar 100 minutes (11-9, 8-11, 9-11, 13-11, 11-5) to celebrate his 1st title in Dublin, after being runner up in 2008.