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13/03/2019
Troilus Canada Cup 2019

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Troilus Canada Cup 2019
Mar 03 - 07
Toronto, Canada,
$81.5k

ROUND TWO
04 MAR
QUARTERS
05 MAR
SEMIS
06 MAR
FINAL
07 MAR

[1] Paul Coll (NZL)
v
[9/16] Adrian Waller (ENG)

Paul Coll
11-8, 11-4, 11-3 (39m)
Tom Richards
Paul Coll
11-8, 11-8, 11-2 (48m)
Mohamed Abouelghar
Paul Coll
11-8, 6-11, 11-8, 8-11, 11-6 (98m)
Diego Elias
[6] Tom Richards (ENG)
v
[9/16] Arturo Salazar (MEX)
[8] Yip Tsz Fung (HKG)
v
Rex Hedrick (AUS)
Yip Tsz Fung
11-8, 11-7, 11-9 (41m)
Mohamed Abouelghar
[3] Mohamed Abouelghar (EGY)
v
[9/16] Eain Yow Ng (MAS)
[4] Diego Elias (PER)
v
[9/16] Karim Ali Fathi (EGY)
Diego Elias
11-4, 11-5, 11-3 (37m)
†Declan James
Diego Elias
11-7, 11-4, 11-4 (31m)
Marwan Elshorbagy
[7] Declan James (ENG)
v
[9/16] Nafiizwan Adnan (MAS)
[5] Ryan Cuskelly (AUS)
v
[9/16] Cesar Salazar (MEX)
Ryan Cuskelly
11-8, 11-7, 5-11, 12-10 (62m)
Marwan Elshorbagy
[9/16] Ivan Yuen (MAS)
v
[2] Marwan Elshorbagy (EGY)

ROUND ONE

[1] Paul Coll (NZL) bye
[9/16] Adrian Waller (ENG) bt Nathan Lake (ENG) Score unknown
[9/16] Arturo Salazar (MEX) bt Joshua Masters (ENG) 11-9, 11-3, 11-3 (29m)
[6] Tom Richards (ENG) bye
[8] Yip Tsz Fung (HKG) bye
Rex Hedrick (AUS) bt [9/16] Campbell Grayson (NZL) 9-11, 12-10, 11-6, 11-9 (59m)
[9/16] Eain Yow Ng (MAS) bt Tayyab Aslam (PAK) 10-12, 11-3, 14-16, 11-4, 11-6 (53m)
[3] Mohamed Abouelghar (EGY) bye
[4] Diego Elias (PER) bye
[9/16] Karim Ali Fathi (EGY) bt [WC] Michael McCue (CAN) 11-4, 11-5, 15-13 (49m)
[9/16] Nafiizwan Adnan (MAS) bt Todd Harrity (USA) 14-12, 11-7, 11-2 (40m)
[7] Declan James (ENG) bye
[5] Ryan Cuskelly (AUS) bye
[9/16] Cesar Salazar (MEX) bt Ben Coleman (ENG) 6-11, 11-8, 13-11, 11-4 (41m)
[9/16] Ivan Yuen (MAS) bt Omar Abdel Meguid (EGY) 11-8, 11-8, 18-16 (54m)
[2] Marwan Elshorbagy (EGY) bye

REPORTS

Elias Defeats Coll to Take Canada Cup Title


Diego Elias with the Canada Cup Squash trophy

Peruís World No.9 Diego Elias prevailed in a five-game thriller with New Zealandís World No.7 Paul Coll to lift his biggest PSA title at the Troilus Canada Cup Squash title in Toronto, Canada.

Itís the Peruvianís first title since the ReidBuilt Homes Edmonton Open when he defeated Mexicoís Cesar Salazar back in 2016 and his fifth PSA title overall.

The two players were facing each other for the first time since last yearís U.S. Open when Coll defeated the Peruvian in straight-games , but it was Elias who got the better of the Kiwi on this occasion as he twice held off a comeback from Coll to take home the PSA Silver title.

The two players went toe-to-toe throughout the gruelling 98-minute encounter, which saw the momentum swing between both players until the final game when Elias was able to close out an 11-8, 6-11, 11-8, 8-11, 11-7 victory.
Coll And Elias Set Up Canada Cup Squash Final

New Zealandís World No.7 Paul Coll and Peruís World No.9 Diego Elias will meet in the final of the Troilus Canada Cup Squash after defeating Egyptians Mohamed Abouelghar and Marwan ElShorbagy, respectively.

This seasonís Canada Cup Squash tournament is the biggest PSA tournament in the countryís history with a total prize purse of $81,500 on offer in Toronto.

Kiwi Coll powered past Egyptís Abouelghar in straight-games in a rematch of their China Squash Open final meeting which saw the Egyptian claim the win.

However, top seed Coll who has been in strong form all week, only dropping one game en route to the final, was again on song to dispatch Abouelghar by an 11-8, 11-8, 11-2 scoreline to advance to his first final since the China Squash Open.



He will now face Elias (above) in the final after the Peruvian defeated Egyptís World No.10 ElShorbagy in straight-games to advance.

Number four seed Elias took just 31 minutes to send number two seed ElShorbagy out of the tournament as he claimed an 11-7, 11-4, 11-4 victory.

The final will be played on March 7 at 18:45 local time (UTC-5).

Top Four Seeds Through To Semi Finals In Toronto

After three days and twenty matches in Toronto, the Troilus Canada Cup is still yet to see a shock, as the top four seeds have reached the semi finals stage.



No.2 seed Marwan ElShorbagy (above) was the only man to drop a game in the quarter finals, as he beat Australiaís Ryan Cuskelly.

The Egyptian, who reached the World Championship final in 2017, will face the Peruvian Puma, Diego Elias, in the last four.

Elias overcame Declan James in the quarters in three, beating the Englishman in 37 minutes.

The second semi final will be contested by the World No.7 and No.8, Paul Coll and Mohamed Abouelghar.



Paul Coll (r) and Mohamed Abouelghar will meet in the semi finals in Toronto

The New Zealander beat Englandís Tom Richards 11-8, 11-4, 11-3 in the last eight, getting past the tournamentís No.6 seed inside 40 minutes.

He faces Mohamed Abouelghar, who beat Hong Kongís Tsz Fung Yip in the quarters, advancing to the semis in 41 minutes.
Canada Cup Squash Main Draw Released


New Zealandís World No.6 Paul Coll will headline a high-quality draw at the Troilus Canada Cup Squash, with the PSA Silver tournament taking place in Toronto between March 3-7 after the main draw was released today.

This seasonís Canada Cup Squash tournament will be the biggest PSA tournament in the countryís history with a total prize purse of $81,500 on offer.

"It will be our 12th year running, and second year as a PSA event. We look forward to continue growing and showcasing squash in Canada", said Tournament Director, Shahier Razik.

26-year-old Coll has enjoyed a strong season so far, reaching the semi-finals of two PSA Platinum tournaments - the U.S. Open and Black Ball Squash Open, as well as a runner-up finish at the China Squash Open.

The Kiwi, who along with the other top eight seeds receives a bye into round two, is seeded on the same side of the draw as the likes of Egyptís World No.9 Mohamed Abouelghar, Englandís former World No.12 Tom Richards and Hong Kongís Tsz Fung Yip.

Coll will begin his tournament against either Englandís Nathan Lake or Adrian Waller, depending on who comes out on top in their round one clash.

Seeded at the opposite end of the draw is Egyptís World No.8 Marwan ElShorbagy. The Egyptian is seeded to meet Peruís World No.10 Diego Elias in the semi-finals, but will first have to navigate a draw that includes the likes of Englandís Declan James and last seasonís tournament runner-up Australiaís Ryan Cuskelly.

ElShorbagy will open against either Malaysiaís Ivan Yuen or Egyptís Omar Abdel Meguid in his opening match in Toronto.

Home interest comes in the form of Canadaís World No.89 Michael McCue, who resides in Toronto and takes the wildcard spot. He will face Egyptís Karim Ali Fathi in round one.

Tickets can be purchased through the venues and more information on the event can be found at the tournamentís website: https://www.canadacupsquash.com/ or you can follow them on Facebook.

 

 

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