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London Open 2015

  London Open 2015
Men's Draw
24-29 Nov
Cumberland LTC, London, UK, $15k
Ticket info: 020 7435 6022
Round One
26 Nov
27 Nov
28 Nov
29 Nov
[1] Paul Coll (NZL)
11/4, 11/6, 11/5 (33m)
[Q] Charlie Lee (ENG)
Paul Coll
11/6, 11/4, 11/,4 (35m)
Mark Fuller
Paul Coll
11/5, 11/2, 11/6 (35m)
George Parker

Paul Coll
11-9, 10-12, 12-10, 10-12, 11-7 (74m)
Ben Coleman
[8] Ammar Altamimi (KUW)
8/11, 7/11, 11/7, 11/4, 11/7 (50m)
Mark Fuller (ENG)
[6] George Parker (ENG)
11/6, 13/11, 14/12 (44m)
Adil Maqbool (PAK)
George Parker
11/9, 11/7, 9/11, 11/6(48m)
Piedro Schweertman
[4] Piedro Schweertman (NED)
11/3, 11/9, 11/2 (21m)
[LL] Ismael Rauf (PAK)
Matthew Hopkin (AUS)
9/11, 11/9, 11/6, 11/4 (50m)
[3] Richie Fallows (ENG)
 Richie Fallows
11/7, 12/10, 5/11, 11/4 (3-1) (44m)
James Earles
Richie Fallows
12/10, 10/12, 12/10, 11/6 (70m)
Ben Coleman
[Q] Micah Franklin (BER)
12/10, /12,10/ 14/12 (40m)
[5] James Earles (ENG)
[Q] Rui Soares (POR)
11/8, 11/9, 11/5 (35m)
[7] Chris Fuller (ENG)
Chris Fuller
14/12, 11/4, 12/10
Ben Coleman
[Q] Lyell Fuller (ENG)
13/11, 11/5, 11/6 (45m)
[2] Ben Coleman (ENG)
Kiwi Coll Claims London Open Crown

World No.39 Paul Coll continued his fine form in 2015 by lifting the London Open, PSA M10 title at the expense of home hope Ben Coleman in a gruelling five-game-battle at the Cumberland Lawn Tennis Club.

The New Zealander, appearing at only his second English event, swept past George Parker to book his final spot while Coleman downed a trio of his compatriots to ensure his place there.

The pair were neck and neck throughout the majority of the 74-minute fixture with neither player giving the other anything to work with as they harried and chased their opponent in a high-quality affair.

It was Coll who edged the opener after a number of brutal rallies but Coleman clawed a game back to level proceedings.

Both combatants took a further game apiece before Coll finally broke Colemanís resistance in the fifth and final game, pulling away to open up a decisive lead with an 11-9, 10-12, 12-10, 10-12, 11-7 triumph and claim his eighth PSA World Tour crown.
  London Open 2015
Women's Draw
Round One
26 Nov
27 Nov
28 Nov
29 Nov
[1] Millie Tomlinson (ENG)
11/8,11/4, 11/0 (17m)
Jessica Davis (ENG)
Millie Tomlinson
2/11, 11/3, 11/3, 11/4 (36m)
Anna Klimunbdova
Millie Tomlinson
11/7, 12/10, 11/9 (34m)
Georgina Kennedy
Millie Tomlinson
11-9, 11-5, 11-3 (31m)
Nele Gilis
[6] Anna Klimunbdova (CZE)
11/5, 11/9 rtd
[wc] Katrina Burrows (
[5] Alison Thomson (ENG)
11/9, 11/2 4/11, 10/12, 11/8 (47m)
[Q] Marina De Juan Gallach (ESP)
Alison Thomson
11/2, 11/5, 11/4 (20m)
Georgina Kennedy
[4] Georgina Kennedy (ENG)
11/6, 11/9, 11/2 (23m)
Tessa Ter Sluis (Ned)
Nada Abbas (EGY)
11/9, 7/11, 11/4, 11/7 (39m)
[3] Victoria Temple-Murray (
Nada Abbas
11/7, 10/12, 11/9, 5/11, 11/8 (53m)
Laura Tovar
Laura Tovar
11/4, 11/1, 11/7 (23m)Nele Gilis
[Q] Laura Tovar (COL)
11/3, 11/9, 11/8 (30m)
[8] Enora Villard (FRA)
[Q] Nia Davies (WAL)
11/2, 11/2, 11/3 (20m)
[7] Tinne Gilis (BEL)
Tinne Gilis
11/0, 5/5 retired injured (15m)
Nele Gilis
[Q] Nada Elkalaawy (ENG)
11/2, 9/4 rtd (13m)
[2] Nele Gilis (BEL)

Tomlinson Overcomes Gilis to Lift London Open Silverware

Englandís Millie Tomlinson captured her first PSA World Tour title since June with a commanding victory over second seed Nele Gilis in the final of the London Open, PSA W5 event.

Tomlinson had dropped just one game en-route to the final and dispatched compatriot Georgina Kennedy in the previous round. Gilis meanwhile had benefitted from injuries to her first two opponents, including sister Tinne in the quarter-final, to progress but eased by Colombiaís Laura Tovar to reach the final hurdle.

The first game was the closest of the lot with an intriguing battle being played out on court in front of an enraptured crowd. Tomlinson eventually prevailed 11-9 and followed that up by doubling her lead in game two.

Derby-born Tomlinson continued her onslaught into the next game with a number of punishing drives pushing Gilis away from the front of the court and the 23-year-old completed the victory with an 11-9, 11-5, 11-3 scoreline.

The victory in London has yielded a third PSA World Tour of the year for Tomlinson whose fine form has catapulted her up to a career-best World No.47 ranking.
Qualifier Tovar Upsets Odds In London

Colombian qualifier Laura Tovar, World No.173, overcame a ranking gap of almost 70 places as she downed Frenchwoman Enora Villard in straight games to progress to the quarter-finals of the 2015 London Open, PSA W5 tournament.

Tovar controlled the court to come through 11-3, 11-9, 11-8 and set up a last eight match up with unseeded Nada Abbas after the Egyptian pulled off her own upset in the first round by downing number three seed Victoria Temple-Murray 3-1.

The winner of their quarter-final encounter will go up against either Tinne Gilis or Nele Gilis as the Belgian sisters prepare to clash in the quarter-finals when more than sibling rivalry will be at stake.

Elsewhere number one seed Millie Tomlinson raced into the second round thanks to a 3-0 win over Jessica Davis Ė including taking the third game 11-0 to highlight the gulf in class between the two players Ė and she will now face Anna Kilmundova, the Czech star who beat Katrina Burrows as a result of an unfortunate injury to the latter.

Home favourites Alison Thomson and Georgina Kennedy also booked their places in the second round thanks to wins over Marina De Juan and Tessa Ter Sluis, respectively.

2nd Qualifying Round Results.

Psa Menís 2nd Qualifying Results:-
Rui Soares (por) Bt Nick Malvey (eng) 7/11, 11/8, 11/7, 11/6 (3-0) (42 Mins).
Lyell Fuller (eng) Bt Ismail Rauf (pak) 11/3, 11/6, 9/11, 11/5 (3-1) (31 Mins).
Micah Franklin (ber) Bt Ben Ford (eng) 11/9, 2/11, 12/10, 6/11, 11/9 (3-2) (60 Mins).
Charlie Lee (eng) Bt Martin Svec (cze) 4/11, 11/7, 11/3, 7/11, 12/10 (3-2) (66 Mins).

Psa Womenís 2nd Qualifying Results:-
Nia Davies (wal) Bt Elise Romba (fra) 11/8, 6/11, 11/4, 11/7 (3-1) (35 Mins).
Laura Tovar (col) Bt Jennifer Haley (wal) 11/2, 11/6, 10/12, 15/13 (3-1) (53 Mins).
Marina De Juan (esp) Bt Laura Gamblin (fra) 11/4, 7/11, 11/9, 11/7 (3-1) (47 Mins).
Nada Elkalaawy (eng) Bt Kace Bartley (eng) 11/5, 11/5, 11/6 (3-0) (20 Mins.)

Psa Menís 1st Round Playoff 26th November 2015:-
George Parker (eng) Vs Khawaja Adil Maqbool (pak) 14:00 Hrs
Ismail Rauf (pak) (l/l) Vs Piedra Schweertman (ned) 15:00 Hrs
Richie Fallows (eng) Vs Matthew Hopkin (aus) 16:00 Hrs
Micah Franklin (ber) Vs James Earles (eng) 17:00 Hrs
Chris Fuller (eng) Vs Rui Soares (por) 18:00 Hrs
Ben Coleman (eng) Vs Lyell Fuller (eng) 19:00 Hrs
Paul Coll (nzl) Vs Charlie Lee (eng) 20:00 Hrs
Mark Fuller (eng) Vs Ammar Altamimi (kuw) 21:00 Hrs

Psa Womenís 1st Round Playoff 26th November 2015:-
Alison Thomson (eng) Vs Marina De Juan (esp) 14:00 Hrs
Tessa Ter Sluis (ned) Vs Georgina Kennedy (eng) 15:00 Hrs
Victoria Temple-murray (eng) Vs Nada Abbas (egy) 16:00 Hrs
Laura Tovar (col) Vs Enora Villard (fra) 17:00 Hrs
Tinne Gilis (bel) Vs Nia Davies (wal) 18:00 Hrs
Nada Elkalaawy (eng) Vs Nele Gilis (bel) 19:00 Hrs
Millie Tomlinson (eng) Vs Jessica Davis (eng) 20:00 Hrs
Katrina Burrows (eng) Vs Anna Kilmundova (cze) 21:00 Hrs