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Carol Weymuller Open 2017


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Carol Weymuller Open 2017
17 -23 Oct
New York, USA, $50k
Round ONE
20 Oct
21 Oct
2 Oct
[1] Nour El Sherbini (EGY)
11-4, 11-9, 11-5 (26m)
[Q] Mayar Hany (EGY)
Nour El Sherbini
11/9, 4/11, 14/12, 11/6 (56m)
Nour El Tayeb
Nour El Sherbini
11-5, 11-6, 11-4 (26m)
Salma Hany Ibrahim
Nour El Sherbini
11-7, 11-5, 11-3 (33m)
Joelle King
[7] Nour El Tayeb (EGY)
11-6, 11-4, 11-3 (24m)
[Q] Milou van der Heijden (NED)
Salma Hany Ibrahim (EGY)
9-11, 13-11, 14-16, 11-5, 12-10 (72m)
[6] Joshna Chinappa (IND)
Salma Hany Ibrahim
11/9, 11/7, 12/10 (35m)
Mariam Metwally
[Q] Mariam Metwally (EGY)
12-10, 4-11, 12-10, 6-11, 11-8 (55m)
[3] Alison Waters (ENG)
[4] Annie Au (HKG)
11-7, 11-3, 3-11, 11-8 (49m)
[Q] Nele Gilis (BEL)
 Annie Au
11/1, 17/15, 11/7 (35m)
Joelle King
Joelle King
11-6, 3-11, 11-9, 14-12 (55m)
 Raneem El Welily
[5] Joelle King (NZL)
11-7, 11-5, 12-10 (40m)
Millie Tomlinson (ENG)
[8] Victoria Lust (ENG)
11-4, 12-10, 11-7 (26m)
[WC] Emilia Soini (FIN)
Victoria Lust
11/8, 11/8, 15/13 (37m)
Raneem El Welily
Dipika Pallikal Karthik (IND)
11-8, 11-6, 11-7 (26m)
Raneem El Welily (EGY)

Qualifying finals:
Milou van der Heijden (NED) bt Nada Abbas (EGY) 6-11, 11-6, 9-11, 11-7, 13-11 (55m)
Nele Gilis (BEL) bt Samantha Teran (MEX) 11-1, 12-14, 11-6, 11-3 (51m)
Mayar Hany (EGY) bt Nadine Shahin (EGY) 11-8, 11-7, 9-11, 9-11, 11-8 (56m)
Mariam Metwally (EGY) bt Kanzy Emad El Defrawy (EGY) 11-3, 11-9, 12-10 (37m)

El Sherbini Seals Historic Third Successive Carol Weymuller Open Title

Egypt’s World No.1 Nour El Sherbini made history as she clinched the Carol Weymuller Open title for the third year in a row as she dispatched New Zealand’s Joelle King in straight games.

King – who overcame Raneem El Welily for the first time in her career to reach the final – had built up a reputation for becoming a ‘giant killer’ as she has beaten most of the top five so far this season and she continued to show that form as she built up a 3-1 lead. However, El Sherbini soon found her length and range to erode the Kiwi’s lead to take the first game 11-7.

The Egyptian then doubled her advantage in the second as she played some flawless squash to overcome a relentless King, 11-5. Before going onto win 11-3 in the third as King just couldn’t stop an in form El Sherbini – who made history by becoming the first player to ever win the tournament three times in a row.

“I think it’s my best match since I’ve been in the US for the last two weeks,” said the 21-year-old Egyptian.

“My shots were working, I was moving well and I was thinking not to finish everything too quickly. I felt confident going for my shots and I think it was my day!

“Joelle has been killing it in the last two weeks, I think that she has beaten most of the top five now – Nour, Raneem, Nicol, Laura, everyone! I’m glad it wasn’t my turn.”

King said: “I wasn’t seeing the ball quite as sharp and my decision making was not quite as crisp and I was kind of behind the whole way, maybe it was a bit of fatigue.

“But credit to her, she didn’t give me anything and played great squash. The last six weeks have been amazing, it’s been a great block. Now it’s a couple of weeks training and then onto Hong Kong.”
El Welily Leads Seeds Through On Second Day Of Carol Weymuller Open

Egyptian shot-making sensation Raneem El Welily moved into the quarter-finals of the 2017 Carol Weymuller Open as seeded players in Brooklyn made it four wins out of four on the second day of main draw action.

Inside the Heights Casino, 2011 champion El Welily played with patience and precision against India’s Dipika Pallikal Karthik to claim a 12th successive win over the World No.21 by an 11-8, 11-6, 11-7 margin.

El Welily, who was a losing finalist in last week’s U.S. Open, will take on England’s World No.15 Victoria Lust in the next round after Lust dispatched tournament wildcard Emilia Sioni in straight games.

“I was trying to set my attitude right, after the big tournament last week I have to reset my mentality,” said World No.3 El Welily.

“I’m so happy with the way the match went. Hopefully I can carry the same attitude into the next match. I don’t think that I have ever played Vicky but I’m looking forward to it.”

The in-form Joelle King continued her strong start to the 2017/18 season after the 2015 runner-up downed Millie Tomlinson by a 3-0 scoreline.

King, who reached her first World Series semi-final in over three years at the U.S. Open dominated the ’T’ in the opening two games to take them 11-7, 11-5 and she prevailed in a third-game tie-break to seal the win after Tomlinson had fought back from 7-2 down.

”I thought I started pretty well,” King said.

“I felt I was playing my games and had a good start. Then she came back strong towards the end of the first. I relaxed a little and before I knew it, it was tight. I started getting a bit frustrated but managed to win that one.

“The second was pretty good at the start but then Millie settled down and got a few good points. The third was similar, I was always up and then she got in front of me and all of a sudden it was 10-9 game ball. I guess from there I played the next few points solidly and finished it 12-10.”

The day’s other match saw Hong Kong’s Annie Au beat Belgian qualifier Nele Gilis and she will take on King for a place in the last four.