Au wins Squash Playerís Player of the Month award
Kongís Leo Au has won Squash Playerís Player of the Month for the first
time after winning his maiden Asian Games gold medal.
The 28-year-old joint third seed defeated the top two seeds in
Indonesia to deliver a first Asian Games menís singles triumph for his
First Au overcame Indian favourite Saurav Ghosal 3/2 in the
semi-finals after trailing 2/0 and then he beat team-mate and second
seed Max Lee 3/1 in the first all-Hong Kong menís final.
Lee held a career 10-7 head-to-head advantage over Au going into the
match, but he had lost to the lower-ranked Au in the Hong Kong National
Championship final in June, when the world no.19 retired at 2/2.
World no.21 Au carried on where he left off on home soil to defeat
Lee 11-8, 12-10, 6-11, 11-4 in Jakarta.