Alexandra Fuller (Rsa)
11/9, 15/17, 11/13, 12/10, 11/3  Rachel Arnold (Mas)
11/5, 8/11, 11/8, 11/4 Liu Tsz Ling
[Q] Carmen Lee (Hkg)
11/2, 14/16, 11/6, 11/7  Liu Tsz Ling (Hkg)
Women's Malaysian Squash Tour Leg 1, Seremban, Malaysia
Takes Out Tong For Malaysian Tour Title
today's all-Hong Kong final of the Women's Malaysian Squash Tour Leg
1 was predicted, Liu Tsz-Ling's title triumph was not - as
the second seed overpowered favourite Tong Tsz-Wing to win the
WSA Challenger 5 event at the Royal Sri Menanti Golf & Country
Club in Seremban, Malaysia.
celebrated her 10th final appearance on the WSA World Tour after
despatching home hope Vanessa Raj, the No.4 seed, in straight
games in the semi-finals.
other semi saw Tong tackle her second successive fellow country woman in
the event, where the world No.49 needed four games to get the better of
unseeded Vanessa Chu.
win, in Tong's first Tour appearance of the year, took the 22-year-old
into the seventh Tour final of her career.
Despite the eight-place rankings difference, Liu struck out for victory
in the final from the outset - taking just 31 minutes to close out the
match 11-6, 11-3, 11-7 to win the sixth title of her career.
played so well today to beat Tong in three games,"
said world No.57 Liu (pictured above with runner-up Tong) after her
surprise win. "I hope that I will play way
better next time in my next tournament."
title triumph marks Liu's first Tour success since winning the inaugural
Asian Beach Games gold medal in November last year - and also
marks her third successive Tour title success in Malaysia.