Results – First Round
 Zac Alexander (Aus) bt [WC] Nicholas Calvert (Aus) 3-0: 11-2,
Jeremy Barnes (Aus) bt [Q] Rhys Mountford-Jones (Aus) 3-0: 11-8,
Ben Courtice (Aus) bt [Q] Matt Reece (Aus) 3-0: 11-4, 11-7, 12-10
Solayman Nowrozi (Aus) bt  David Clegg (Aus) 3-1: 9-11, 11-4,
Waseem Gul (SIN) bt  Rohan Toole (Aus) 3-0: 11-8, 11-7, 11-9
[Q] Vivian Rhamanan (SIN) bt Jason van der Walt (NZL) 3-0: 11-1,
Alex Eustace (Aus) bt Corey Sergeant (Aus) 3-1: 6-11, 11-2, 11-5,
 Rhys Dowling (Aus) bt Peter Nuttall (Aus) 3-0: 11-6, 11-2, 11-1
 Adam Murrills (ENG) bt Joel Luca (Aus) 3-0: 11-4, 11-3, 11-6
Courtney West (Aus) bt [Q] Lachlan Coxsedge (Aus) 3-0: 11-8, 11-4,
Stuart Hadden (IRL) bt Matt Bridle (Aus) 3-0: 11-3, 11-8, 11-7
Mithran Selvaratnam (MAS) bt  Darcy Evans (Aus) 3-0: 13-11, 11-3,
 Thomas Calvert (Aus) bt [Q] Greg Want (Aus) 3-0: 11-4, 11-5,
Jesse Keegan (Aus) bt [Q] Wayne Evans (Aus) 3-1: 11-1, 4-11, 11-4,
[Q] Craig Rowland (Aus) bt TJ French (Aus) 3-1: 10-12, 11-6, 11-1,
 Joshua Larkin (Aus) bt [Q] Danny Woolbank (Aus) 3-0: 11-5, 11-2,
Alexander Arises to Take Queensland Open Title
Top seed Zac Alexander secured his third successive PSA World Tour
title with a straight games victory over Joshua Larkin in the final
of the Queensland Open, PSA M5 event.
Alexander overcame fellow Australian Rhys Dowling in the pair’s
semi-final encounter while Larkin swept past Adam Murrills to reach
the final and set up a repeat of the previous week’s Mackay Open
final in which Alexander triumphed.
The World No.91 was in effervescent form throughout the encounter
and started brilliantly, opening up the court with a number of deep
drives to go two games ahead.
Larkin imposed himself on the match more in the third and pushed
Alexander all the way but there was no stopping the Brisbane-born
26-year-old from recording an 11-7, 11-5, 11-9 triumph to ensure a
third PSA World Tour title on the bounce, the second time he has
achieved such a feat in his career.
The victory over Larkin brings about Alexander’s 17th PSA World Tour
crown and extends his unbeaten run to 15 matches.
Alexander Arrows Into Queensland Open Quarters
Top seed Zac Alexander kept his hopes of claiming a third
consecutive PSA World Tour title alive with a straightforward win
over Jeremy Barnes in the second round of the Queensland Open, PSA
The 26-year-old Australian cruised to an 11-3, 11-6, 11-1 over his
unseeded opponent after dominating the encounter with some quick
drops and punishing drives.
He will face Solayman Nowrozi, who beat Ben Courtice in three, in
the quarter-final as he looks to continue his rich vein of form.
The man Alexander beat in last week’s Mackay Open final, Joshua
Larkin, also progressed after easing by fellow Australian Craig
Rowland and will face Thomas Calvert in the next round with his win
over Jesse Keegan.
Adam Murrills sealed his quarter-final berth with a straight games
victory over Courtney West and his opponent in the last eight will
be Mithran Selvaratnam who dispatched Ireland’s Stuart Hadden.
Rhys Dowling and Vivian Rhamanan will contest the other
quarter-final fixture after they produced victories over Alex
Eustace and Waseem Gul, respectively.
Queensland Open 2015
06 - 08 Nov
Gold Coast, Australia, $5k
Cardwell Chops Down Camilleri to Claim Queensland
Number two seed Sarah Cardwell overcame fellow Australian Lisa
Camilleri in the final of the Queensland Open, PSA W5 tournament to
capture the title on home soil.
World No.66 Cardwell downed South Africa’s Cheyna Tucker in the
previous round while Camilleri came through an almighty 3-2 victory
over Tong Tsz-Wing to reach her first PSA World Tour final of the
Cardwell, appearing in her second successive PSA World Tour final
after her defeat in the Mackay Open final a week previously, managed
to edge a hard-fought first game but Camilleri brought the match
level after winning the second 12-10 on the tie-break.
A resurgent Cardwell swung the momentum back in her favour with an
11-4 victory in game three, using her speed around court to open up
opportunities for herself to attack with great aplomb.
Camilleri attempted to mount a fightback but was repelled by a
resolute Cardwell who managed to hold out impressively, securing an
11-8, 10-12, 11-4, 11-8 triumph to bring an end to a run of six
defeats from as many finals.
Hong Kong’s Tong Tsz-Wing came out on top in a spectacular five-game
affair against number one seed Megan Craig to reach the semi-final
of the Queensland Open, PSA W5 event.
The first game was an incredibly tight one with neither player
giving the other an inch as they traded a number of high-octane
blows throughout an electric start to the match. Tsz-Wing eventually
went ahead but a devastating performance from Craig in the second
Two more enthralling games took place with both players taking one
apiece before Tsz-Wing managed to edge the fifth, taking a
hard-fought 12-10, 3-11, 12-10, 10-12, 11-9 triumph to move into the
She will line up against the experienced Lisa Camilleri in the
semi-final after she blitzed past Samantha Calvert with 3-0 victory.
Second seed Sarah Cardwell defeated Melissa Martin in her
quarter-final tie and she will meet Cheyna Tucker for a place in the
final after the South African recovered from a 2-1 deficit to defeat
wildcard Samantha Foyle.