wins Squash Playerís Player of the Month award
Coll wins Squash Playerís Player of the Month
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Zealander Paul Coll has been named Squash Playerís Male Player of
the Month for July after registering a hat-trick of PSA Tour
tournament victories in his homeland in June.
The 24-year-old from Christchurch followed his surprise runner-up
finish in the $25,000 HKFC International in Hong Kong in May by
winning the $15,000 New Zealand International Classic and NZ
Southern Open, as well as the $10,000 Christchurch International
The Greymouth-born right-hander justified his top seeding in all
three events to take his tally of PSA Tour titles to 11 from 13
finals and climb to a career-best 31st in the July world ranking.
The year didnít begin well for Coll, who lost in the first round of
five successive Tour events in March and April, including the Canary
Wharf Classic, where his retrieving won praise from former world no1
However, a 3/2 win over the unseeded Charles Sharpes in the first
round of the $25,000 Open de Paris in May, where he was the no.5
seed, heralded a change in fortune.
The New Zealander then upset fourth seed Alan Clyne 3/2 on the way
to the semi-finals in France and has scarcely looked back since.
appears on New Zealand's leading sports news
show the Crowd Goes Wild.
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