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31/01/2019
Pittsburgh Open 2019

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Pittsburgh Open 2019
03 - 06 Feb
Pittsburgh, USA, $47.5k

ROUND TWO
03 FEB
QUARTERS
04 JAN
SEMIS
05 JAN
FINAL
06 JAN
[1] Ryan Cuskelly (AUS)
4-11, 11-9, 11-7, 11-4
[9/16] Arturo Salazar (MEX)
 Ryan Cuskelly
8-11, 11-3, 11-7, 11-9 (61m)
Gregoire Marche
Gregoire Marche
11-4, 11-1, 11-3 (22m)
Cesar Salazar
Gregoire Marche
11-9, 11-6, 10-12, 6-11, 11-5 (83m)
Zahed Salem
[6] Gregoire Marche (FRA)
11-2, 11-2, 8-11, 11-9
[9/16] Richie Fallows (ENG)
[5] Cesar Salazar (MEX)
11-6, 8-11, 12-10, 11-5
[9/16] Todd Harrity (USA)
Cesar Salazar
3/1
Leo Au
[4] Leo Au (HKG)
11-5, 12-10, 11-9
[9/16] Alan Clyne (SCO)
[3] Zahed Salem (EGY)
11-9, 13-15, 12-10, 11-6
[9/16] Campbell Grayson (NZL)
Zahed Salem
11-7, 11-8, 11-7 (39m)
Nafiizwan Adnan
Zahed Salem
3-11, 11-5, 11-5, 14-12 (47m)
Nicolas Müller
[8] Nafiizwan Adnan (MAS)
11-9, 11-6, 11-8
[9/16] Peter Creed (WAL)
Ramit Tandon (IND)
11-6, 10-12, 5-11, 11-4, 11-7
[7] Youssef Soliman (EGY)
Ramit Tandon
11-9, 8-11, 11-4, 9-11, 11-7 (55m)
Nicolas Müller
[9/16] Ivan Yuen (MAS)
11-4, 11-4, 9-11, 12-14, 11-8
[2] Nicolas Müller (SUI)
ROUND ONE
[1] Ryan Cuskelly (AUS) bye
[9/16] Arturo Salazar (MEX) bt Dimitri Steinmann (SUI) 11-9, 11-6, 11-6
[9/16] Richie Fallows (ENG) bt [WC] Mustafa Nawar (EGY) 11-8, 11-2, 11-7
[6] Gregoire Marche (FRA) bye
[5] Cesar Salazar (MEX) bye
[9/16] Todd Harrity (USA) bt Mahesh Mangaonkar (IND) 13-11, 4-11, 11-7, 11-5
[9/16] Alan Clyne (SCO) bt Chris Hanson (USA) 11-5, 13-11, 11-6
[4] Leo Au (HKG) bye
[3] Zahed Salem (EGY) bye
[9/16] Campbell Grayson (NZL) bt Mohamed Elsherbini (EGY) 7-11, 11-1, 13-11, 3-11, 11-6
[9/16] Peter Creed (WAL) bt [WC] Lyell Fuller (ENG) 11-5, 11-8, 11-4
[8] Nafiizwan Adnan (MAS) bye
[7] Youssef Soliman (EGY) bye
Ramit Tandon (IND) bt [9/16] Vikram Malhotra (IND) 11-5, 9-3 ret.
[9/16] Ivan Yuen (MAS) bt Alfredo Avila (MEX) 5-11, 9-11, 11-5, 11-7, 11-7
[2] Nicolas Müller (SUI) bye
 

REPORTS

Pittsburgh Open Main Draw Released

The main draw for February’s Three Rivers Capital Pittsburgh Open has been released with Australia’s World No.14 Ryan Cuskelly and Switzerland’s World No.18 Nicolas Mueller (right)  seeded to meet in the final of the PSA World Tour Bronze tournament, which will take place between February 6-10.

The 2019 edition of the Pittsburgh Open will be a Bronze tier tournament for the first time, while prize money has more than doubled to $52,000, with a high-quality draw battling it out for the title at the Rivers Club.

Cuskelly is seeded on the same side of the draw as Hong Kong’s World No.26 Leo Au, Mexico’s World No.30 Cesar Salazar and France’s World No.32 Gregoire Marche.

The Australian, along with the other top eight seeds, receives a bye into the second round and will face either Switzerland’s Dimitri Steinmann or Mexico’s Arturo Salazar for a place in the last 16.

Mueller, meanwhile, is seeded to meet Egypt’s Zahed Salem in the semi-finals, but will first have to navigate through a draw which includes the likes of Egypt’s Youssef Soliman and Malaysia’s Nafiizwan Adnan.

Home interest comes in the form of United States No.1 Todd Harrity and World No.63 Chris Hanson, who will face India’s Mahesh Mangaonkar and Scotland’s Alan Clyne in the opening round.

England’s Lyell Fuller and Egypt’s Mustafa Nawar occupy the wildcard spots and will face Wales’ World No.59 Peter Creed and England’s World No.57 Richie Fallows in round one.

The event is open to the public to attend and will be held at the Rivers Club in Pittsburgh.

For more information about the tournament, contact:-

Saul Markowitz, Local Press Coordinator: saul@markowitzcommunications.com 
Mike Schroeder, Deputy Local Press Coordinator: mschroeder@markowitzcommunications.com 
 
Australia’s Cuskelly to Headline February’s
Pittsburgh Open Draw


Australia’s World No.14 Ryan Cuskelly will headline the Three Rivers Capital Pittsburgh Open when the PSA Bronze tournament takes place from February 6-10 in Pittsburgh, United States.

Last season’s tournament saw Hong Kong’s Max Lee take home the title and, with the tournament continuing to go from strength-to-strength, this year will see another stellar line-up battle it out for the title as it becomes a PSA Bronze tier tournament for the first time.

Australian No.1 Cuskelly – who claimed the Chicago Open title earlier this season - will be joined by some big names in men’s squash, including Switzerland’s World No.18 Nicolas Mueller, Egypt’s World No.25 Zahed Salem and Hong Kong’s World No.26 Leo Au.

Meanwhile, home interest comes in the form of World No.48 and United States No.1 Todd Harrity and World No.63 Chris Hanson, while the wildcard spots are taken up by England’s Lyell Fuller and Egypt’s Mustafa Nawar.

They will face tough competition from the likes of Mexico’s World No.30 Cesar Salazar, France’s World No.32 Gregoire Marche and Egypt’s World No.35 Youssef Soliman.

The event is open to the public to attend and will be held at the Rivers Club in Pittsburgh.

Three Rivers Capital Pittsburgh Open – Entry List
1. Ryan Cuskelly (AUS)
2. Nicolas Mueller (SUI)
3. Zahed Salem (EGY)
4. Leo Au (HKG)
5. Cesar Salazar (MEX)
6. Gregoire Marche (FRA)
7. Youssef Soliman (EGY)
8. Nafiizwan Adnan (MAS)
9. Campbell Grayson (NZL)
10. Arturo Salazar (MEX)
11. Ivan Yuen (MAS)
12. Alan Clyne (SCO)
13. Todd Harrity (USA)
14. Richie Fallows (ENG)
15. Vikram Malhotra (IND)
16. Peter Creed (WAL)
17. Chris Hanson (USA)
18. Alfredo Avila (MEX)
19. Mahesh Mangaonkar (IND)
20. Ramit Tandon (IND)
21. Dimitri Steinmann (SUI)
22. Mohamed ElSherbini (EGY)
Wildcard) Lyell Fuller (ENG)
Wildcard) Mustafa Nawar (EGY)

 

 

 

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