WOMEN'S BERKSHIRE OPEN
Kitchen Crushes Khan In Berkshire Final
09 - 14 Oct
| Shelley Kitchen (Nzl)
9/1, 9/2, 9/2
[Q] Frania Gillen-Buchert (Sco)
9-6, 10-8, 9-4
9-4, 9-1, 9-2
| Amelia Pittock
9/4, 9/0, 9/1
Imelda Salazar Martinez (Mex)
| Louise Crome (Nzl)
9/4, 9/3, 9/0
Neha Kumar (Can)
| Tara Mullins (Can)
4/9, 9/3, 9/2, 5/9, 9/6
[Q] Catherine McLeoud
|[Q] Stephanie Edmison (Can)
9/10, 6/9, 9/6, 9/0, 9/0
 Alana Miller (Can)
5-9, 9-6, 9-0, 9-0
|[Q] Tina Rix (Eng)
9/0, 9/3, 9/1
 Latasha Khan (Usa)
Sarah Parsons (Can)
9/1, 9/0, 9/1
 Lauren Siddall (Eng)
4-9, 9-0, 9-2, 10-9
|Karina Hererra Zuniga
9/0, 9/0, 9/0
 Sharon Wee (Mas)
10-Oct, Qualifying Finals:
Stephanie Edmison (Can) bt
Genevieve Lessard (Can) 9/0, 9/0, 9/4
Tina Rix (Eng) bt
Nayelly Hernandez (Mex) 9/6, 9/5, 5/9, 9/5
Catherine McLeod (Nzl) bt
Magaly Velez (Ecu) 9/0, 9/2, 9/1
Gillen-Buchert (Sco) bt
Toby Eyre (Usa) 9/2, 9/4, 9/2
09-Oct, Qualifying First Round:
Stephanie Edmison (Can) bt Ashley Eyre (Usa) 9-2, 7-9, 9-3, 9-2
Genevieve Lessard (Can) bt Jennifer Cox (Usa) 9-4, 9-5, 6-9, 3-9, 9-7
Nayelly Hernandez (Mex) bt Shona Kerr (Usa) 4-9, 9-4, 10-9, 9-5
Tina Rix (Eng) bt Jo-Ann Jee (Mas) 9-4, 3-9, 9-1, 9-2
Magaly Velez (Ecu) bt Catie Warner (Usa) 9-2, 9-2, 9-5
Catherine McLeod (Nzl) bt Larissa Stephenson (Nzl) 9-6, 9-0, 9-3
Gillen-Buchert (Sco) bt Fernanda Rocha (Arg) 9-4, 9-2, 9-0
Toby Eyre (Usa) bt Samantha Cornett (Can) 9-4, 9-6, 9-4
Kitchen Crushes Khan In Berkshire Final
Top seed Shelley Kitchen dismissed home hope Latasha Khan
in straight games in the final of the Women's Berkshire Open in
Williamstown, USA, to lift the WISPA World Tour squash trophy at
Kitchen, the world No11 from New Zealand, made only five errors in her
9-4, 9-1, 9-2 defeat of third seed
seven-time US national champion from Seattle.
"The capacity crowd at the Simon Squash Center gave both players a standing
ovation after the match in support of their effort," said
event spokesman Zafi Levy.
The victory, her fourth WISPA trophy of the year, takes Shelley's career
haul to 11 Tour titles.
Kitchen & Khan To Contest Berkshire Final
Top seed Shelley Kitchen will face Latasha Khan in the final of
the Women's Berkshire Open in Williamstown, USA, after the third
seed from the USA pulled off a remarkable upset over Malaysia's No2 seed
Sharon Wee in the semi-finals of the WISPA World Tour squash event at
Khan, a seven-time US national champion from Seattle, was a game behind and
2-6 down in the second game before winning 25 points in a row to triumph 5-9,
9-6, 9-0, 9-0 over the world No18! Khan is celebrating her fourth Tour final
appearance this year.
By contrast, Kitchen defeated fellow kiwi Louise Crome 9-6, 10-8, 9-4 in
the other semi-final to reach her fifth WISPA final this year.
"Kitchenís hard-hitting game versus Kahnís delightful touch and smart game
should produce a fantastic final," said event spokesman Zafi Levy.
Through By A Whisker In Williamstown
Second seed Sharon Wee made it through to the semi-finals of the
Women's Berkshire Open in Williamstown, USA - but the Malaysian had
to save two match balls before overcoming England's seventh seed Lauren
Siddall in the WISPA World Tour squash event at Williams College.
In a quarter-final described by event spokesman Zafi Levy as 'the
match of the night', 22-year-old Siddall, from Yorkshire, took the opening two
games. But the defending champion swept back to draw level for the loss of only
The dramatic decider went to nine-all before Wee finally prevailed 3-9, 4-9,
9-0, 9-2, 10-9.
Wee will face Latasha Khan, the third seed from the USA, for a place in
her second successive final.
other final will be an all-New Zealand affair between top seed Shelley
Kitchen and fourth seed Louise Crome - both of whom enjoyed
straight games quarter-final victories which have set up a repeat of last
month's New Zealand Nationals final.
Miller & Mullins Muddle Through In Massachusetts
Canadian seeds Tara Mullins and Alana Miller were stretched to the
limit by qualifiers in the Women's Berkshire Open in Williamstown,
USA, before claiming their anticipated places in the quarter-finals
of the WISPA World Tour squash event at Williams College.
Eighth seed Mullins eventually saw off fellow Canadian Stephanie Edmison
4-9, 9-3, 9-2, 5-9, 9-6 while Alana Miller, the sixth seed, had to fight
back from two games down before overcoming New Zealander Catherine McLeod
9-10, 6-9, 9-6, 9-0, 9-0.