[3/4] Jamie Crombie bt  Damian Walker 9/4, 9/3,
CROMBIE TAKES US PRO TITLE
Ohio's Jamie Crombie scored an upset win in the final of
the Epstein and Becker US Men's Pro Championships in Los Angeles.
Crombie followed up his semi-final victory over second
seed Preston Quick with a 3/1 win over top seed Damian Walker to claim the
 Damian Walker bt [5/8] Richard Chin
[3/4] Jamie Crombie bt
 Preston Quick 3/2
WALKER v CROMBIE
IN US PRO FINAL
The former Leicester-based Damian Walker meets
Jamie Crombie in the final of the USSRA Men's Professional Championships
at the Los Angeles Athletic Club.
Top seed Walker beat Richard Chin in the semi-finals while third seed
Crombie followed his victory over Tim Wyant by beating No.2 seed Preston
Quick 3-2 in the semis. Walker has so far powered through the draw without
dropping a game.
 Damian Walker bt [5/8] Dylan Patterson 3/0
[5/8] Richard Chin bt [3/4] Julian Illingworth 3/0
[3/4] Jamie Crombie bt [5/8] Tim Wyant 3/0
 Preston Quick bt [5/8] Beau River 3/1
CHIN UPSETS ILLINGWORTH
TO MAKE US SEMIS
Top seeds Damian Walker and Preston Quick remain on course
for a meeting in the final of the US Pro Championships in Los Angeles, but
third seed Richard Illingworth crashed out in the quarter-finals to
Chin meets top seed
Damian Walker in the top-half semi-final, while second seed and defending
champion Quick meets Jamie Crombie.
Top draw for Los Angeles
USSRA Men's Team selection event
Bob Hanscom reports
Unlike previous Credit Suisse "Mini-Circuit" USSRA Men's
Team selection events, Los Angeles will host a full 16 player, highly
The law firm of Epstein Becker & Green, in conjunction
with Credit Suisse First Boston and The Los Angeles Athletic Club, have
made this event, scheduled for Thursday through Sunday, June 12-15, a
$15,000 prize money (including hotel bonus) tournament.
It also carries
the title of the Fourth Annual USSRA Men's Professional Squash
Championships and this year, will be the National closed (American
citizens only) PSA event for ranking points.
The 16 player draw will feature nine of the twelve top ranked American
squash players in the nation, including: Damian Walker; Preston Quick;
Jamie Crombie; Julian Illingworth; Richard Chin;
Tim Wyant; Dylan Patterson and Jason Jewell. The remainder of the draw
includes Paul Brogna (Rochester) and Ryan Donegan, (Dartmouth), and local
L.A.residents and former outstanding collegians Jim Masland, (Harvard),
Nick Guethe, (Princeton), Jon Foster, (Penn) and Jamie Fishkin, (Cornell).
The competition promises to be one of the best in the series of selection
events, with head-to-head battles between current and former champions.
The event will also feature eight draws of eight players
for local amateurs.
FULL DRAW & RESULTS
Crombie receives the trophy
Bob Hanscom &
Kristoff Kunzmann of the LAAC
Walker (right) in shock defeat ...
photos from FeatherSports
FULL DRAW & RESULTS