Colony Ford Lincoln NSA Open 2015
Khan Claims First PSA Title
Number four seed Shahjahan Khan claimed his first ever PSA World Tour
title after a bruising victory over Arthur Gaskin in the final of the
Colony Ford Lincoln NSA Open, PSA M5 tournament.
World No.98 Khan overcame Michael McCue in a tough semi-final matchup
while Gaskin dispatched plucky qualifier Jesus Camacho to achieve his
Gaskin started the match in the ascendancy, taking the ball short and
varying the pace of his shots to great effect to force Khan into a
number of early unforced errors. The Irishman took full advantage to run
away with the first game before Khan overturned a three match ball
deficit to rise to a 12-10 victory in the second.
The third game saw Khan keep up his momentum, dropping just two points
to the Irishman, before Gaskin surged ahead in the fourth to level the
As the match crept over the hour-mark, the temperature on court began to
grind Gaskin down and Khan, sensing an opportunity to attack, responded
by unleashing a flurry of hard-hitting drives to finally see off the
number two seed and claim a 6-11, 12-10, 11-2, 4-11, 11-7 victory to
finally break his PSA World Tour title duck.
Result – Final:
 Shahjahan Khan (PAK) bt  Arthur Gaskin (IRL)
6-11, 12-10, 11-2, 4-11, 11-7 (69m)