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Canadian Open 2022

Oxford Properties Canadian Open 2022


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Canadian Open 2022
Men's Draw
11 - 15 Apr
Calgary, Canada, $30k

12  APR
13 APR
14 APR
15 APR
[1] Henry Leung (HKG)
6-11, 11-8, 11-8, 11-9
[9/16] Owain Taylor (WAL)
Henry Leung
11-8, 11-5, 11-6 (35m)
Wong Chi Him
Henry Leung
11-6, 12-10, 11-6 (42m)
David Baillargeon
David Baillargeon
11-3, 11-3, 11-13,
11-6 (46m)
Nick Wall
Liam Marrison (CAN)
7-11, 2-11, 16-14, 11-7, 9-11
[6] Wong Chi Him (HKG)
[7] Martin Svec (CZE)
11-9, 5-11, 11-7, 9-11, 8-11
[9/16] Tom Walsh (ENG)
Tom Walsh
12-10, 11-5, 11-6 (44m)
David Baillargeon
[9/16] Nick Sachvie (CAN)
5-11, 11-7, 2-11, 8-11
[3] David Baillargeon (CAN)
[4] Nick Wall (ENG)
11-4, 11-8, 12-10
Andrew Douglas (USA)
Nick Wall
11-4, 11-5, 11-3 (28m)
Daniel Mekbib
Nick Wall
11-5, 11-0, 11-13, 11-7 (51m)
Max Lee
[9/16] Nicholas Calvert (AUS)
14-16, 2-11, 5-11
[8] Daniel Mekbib (CZE)
[5] Max Lee (HKG)
11-4, 11-4, 11-8
[9/16] Harley Lam (HKG)
Max Lee
11-13, 7-11, 11-4,
14-12, 11-5 (48m)
Tsz Kwan Lau
Andrew Schnell
5-11, 9-11, 6-11
[2] Tsz Kwan Lau (HKG)


[1] Henry Leung (HKG) bye
[9/16] Owain Taylor (WAL) bt [WC] Noel Heaton (CAN) 11-4, 11-5, 11-6 (28m)
Liam Marrison (CAN) bt [9/16] Diego Gobbi (BRA) 9-11, 11-8, 11-9, 11-6 (51m)
[6] Wong Chi Him (HKG) bye
[7] Martin Svec (CZE) bye
[9/16] Tom Walsh (ENG) bt Salah Eltorgman (CAN) 11-4, 11-2, 11-1 (21m)
[9/16] Nick Sachvie (CAN) bt [WC] Brett Schille (CAN) 11-7, 11-2, 11-8 (22m)
[3] David Baillargeon (CAN) bye
[4] Nick Wall (ENG) bye
Andrew Douglas (USA) bt [9/16] Tang Ming Hong (HKG) 11-6, 11-4 ret. (15m)
[9/16] Nicholas Calvert (AUS) bt Tobias Weggen (GER) 11-7, 6-11, 11-9, 11-1 (43m)
[8] Daniel Mekbib (CZE) bye
[5] Max Lee (HKG) bye
[9/16] Harley Lam (HKG) bt Maximilien Godbout (CAN) 6-11, 11-6, 11-5, 11-9 (58m)
[9/16] Joseph White (AUS) v [WC] Andrew Schnell (CAN)
[2] Tsz Kwan Lau (HKG) bye

 Canadian Open 2022
Women's Draw
11 - 15 Apr
Calgary, Canada, $30k

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12  APR
13 APR
14 APR
15 APR

[1] Olivia Fiechter (USA)
11-2, 11-1, 11-2
[9/16] Ali Loke (WAL)

Olivia Fiechter
11-1, 11-5, 11-9 (20m)
Karina Tyma
Olivia Fiechter
11-5, 11-5, 11-6 (25m)
Danielle Letourneau
Olivia Fiechter
11-2, 12-10, 5-11,
11-4 (38m)
Hollie Naughton
[7] Karina Tyma (POL)
 6-11, 7-11, 12-14
[9/16] Alex Haydon (AUS)
[5] Nadia Pfister (SUI)
11-13, 6-11, 8-11
[9/16] Nikki Todd (CAN)
Nikki Todd
7-11, 6-11, 11-5, 12-10, 11-3 (37m)
Danielle Letourneau
[3] Danielle Letourneau (CAN)
7-11, 7-11, 7-11
[9/16] Cheng Nga Ching (HKG)
[4] Nicole Bunyan (CAN)
11-9, 11-7, 11-6
[9/16] Lucie Stefanoni (USA)
Nicole Bunyan
11-7, 12-10, 11-4 (29m)
Saskia Beinhard
Nicole Bunyan
11-7, 11-3, 11-5 (25m)
Hollie Naughton
[6] Sarah Cardwell (AUS)
7-11, 11-7, 11-7, 12-10
[9/16] Saskia Beinhard (GER)
[8] Marina Stefanoni (USA)
5-11, 12-10, 9-11, 11-7, 11-8
Margot Prow (ENG)
Marina Stefanoni
11-4, 11-9, 11-9 (27m)
Hollie Naughton
[9/16] Nadeen Kotb (EGY)
3-11, 3-11, 6-11
[2] Hollie Naughton (CAN)


[1] Olivia Fiechter (USA) bye
[9/16] Ali Loke (WAL) bt Sara Khan (CAN) 11-2, 11-7, 11-1 (16m)
[9/16] Alex Haydon (AUS) bt Maddison Laine (CAN) 11-5, 11-4, 11-3 (18m)
[7] Karina Tyma (POL) bye
[5] Nadia Pfister (SUI) bye
[9/16] Nikki Todd (CAN) bt SofŪa Mateos (ESP) 11-5, 11-8, 11-5 (20m)
[9/16] Cheng Nga Ching (HKG) bt Diana Garcia (MEX) 11-4, 13-11, 7-11, 9-11, 11-7 (49m)
[3] Danielle Letourneau (CAN) bye
[4] Nicole Bunyan (CAN) bye
[9/16] Lucie Stefanoni (USA) bt Iman Shaheen (CAN) 11-3, 11-3, 11-3 (17m)
[9/16] Saskia Beinhard (GER) bt Hannah Blatt (CAN) 11-6, 11-3, 11-4 (20m)
[6] Sarah Cardwell (AUS) bye
[8] Marina Stefanoni (USA) bye
Margot Prow (ENG) bt [9/16] Jessica Turnbull (AUS) 6-11, 11-6, 11-3, 11-9 (35m)
[9/16] Nadeen Kotb (EGY) bt Emilia Korhonen (FIN) 11-9, 11-5, 11-3 (20m)
[2] Hollie Naughton (CAN) bye


Naughton Looking Forward To Playing On Home Soil

There is just one event on the Challenger Tour this week, with the Oxford Properties Canadian Open Ė Presented by AirSprint Private Aviation taking place from Monday, April 11 to Friday, April 15.

The Bow Valley Athletic Club will play host to the Challenger 10 level menís and Challenger 30 level womenís tournaments, with a total of $42,000 in prize money on offer for the event, the third competition on Canadian soil in 2022.

The womenís event will feature three of the worldís top 25, all hailing from North America. USAís World No.11 Olivia Fiechter will be the top seed for the tournament, with the Canadian duo of Hollie Naughton and Danielle Letourneau making up the rest of the top three seeds.

We spoke to the Canadian No.1 prior to the event starting, and she is aiming to implement some things that she has worked on in training into her matches, as she aims to break into the top ten of the World Rankings for the first time in her career.

ďIím just trying to enjoy my squash and Iím wanting to play more. Iím feeling good in practice and want to start implementing into matches back to back. Hopefully this week I can do that,Ē Naughton explained.

ďThe tour is extremely competitive right now. Everyone is vying for the top spots and I think there really isnít much separating any of us. The consistency on the big stages is all that is the difference from cracking the top ten. I just need to focus on myself and what Iím wanting to improve. I believe if I do that the wins will come and ranking to follow.Ē

Naughton comes into the tournament after featuring for her country at the WSF World Doubles Squash Championships in Glasgow, Scotland, something she really enjoyed ahead of this summerís Commonwealth Games, which will be in Birmingham, England.

She also believes that the Commonwealth Games, along with more events being played on Canadian soil, can only help to grow the game in her home nation.

ďItís always great representing your country. Itís been quite the week! We donít do much doubles practice so this week is a great place to start building from for the Commonwealth Games. It feels like itís been a long time since putting on a Canada top!Ē she admitted.

ďIt is always great to play on home soil! I think Squash Canada is doing a great job at showcasing squash in our country. We have a few more events over here and the addition of the glass court will only help to promote squash to a wider audience.

ďHopefully I can take advantage of having the support of the Canadian squash community during the week!Ē

Nicole Bunyan will be another Canadian to feature inside the top seeds, along with Switzerlandís Nadia Pfister, Australiaís Sarah Cardwell, Polish No.1 Karina Tyma and USAís Marina Stefanoni. The likes of Germany, Hong Kong, England and Mexico will also be represented.

The menís Challenger 10 level draw will be led by the Hong Kong duo of Henry Leung and Tsz Kwan Lau, with Canadian No.1 David Baillargeon as the No.3 seed for the competition. Englandís Nick Wall is also amongst the top four seeds, as he aims to build on his second round result at the Allam British Open at the start of the month.

After two finals, including a victory, to start April, Daniel Mekbib will also be among the top eight seeds, along with fellow Czech player Martin Svec. Max Lee and Chi Him Wong make it four Hongkongers inside the top eight seeds for the menís draw in Calgary.

The event takes place from Monday, April 11 to Friday, April 15 at the Bow Valley Athletic Club in Calgary, where Hollie Naughton will be the leading Canadian on home soil for the tournament.
For more information on the event, visit the tournament website or follow the PSA World Tour on Twitter or Facebook, InstagramYouTube, TikTok and SQUASHTV.