RESULTS:PSA Challenger 5 The Park
Estates Bexley Open, Bexley, England
Captures Bexley Open Crown
In an all-English final that brought the inaugural The Park Estates
Bexley Open to a climax in the English county of Kent, it was top seed
Ben Coleman who prevailed to win the PSA Challenger 5 squash event at
Bexley Tennis Squash & Racketball Club in Bexley.
Coleman's final opponent was fellow Essex man Richie Fallows, the
reigning European junior champion from Stratford in East London.
Fallows, the 19-year-old second seed, was celebrating his second
appearance in a Tour final, while Coleman, 23, was marking his ninth.
"The first game was a nightmare for Richie, making mistake after
mistake," explained tournament promoter Ben Ford. "Ben closed out the
game at 10-3 with a great backhand cross court nick."
Coleman coasted to the second and was 6-3 up in the third when a blood
injury to the favourite caused a delay in the match. It was Fallows that
had the upper-hand on the return – taking the game to reduce Coleman's
"In the fourth game Richie was pumped up but Ben nullified everything he
had to offer and closed out the match 11-4 to claim the title 3/1," Ford
The 11-3, 11-4, 9-11, 11-4 marks the fourth Tour title of Coleman's
career – all of which he has won this year.