Arthur Gaskin (Irl)
12-10, 11-8, 11-7
Josimar Silva (Bra)
11-8, 11-3, 7-11,
11-8 Rafael Alarcon
 Rafael Alarcon (Bra)
11-9, 11-5, 11-7
Alejandro Garbi (Esp)
Joan Lezaud (Fra)
11-4, 11-1, 11-3  Eddie Charlton (Eng)
11-5, 8-11, 11-5,
Eddie Charlton 13-11, 11-9, 11-8
Hernan D'Arcangelo (Arg)
11-5, 11-3, 7-11, 11-7
[Q] Juan Pablo Roude (Arg)
Geoffrey Demont (Fra)
11-5, 11-9, 11-8 [Q] Adam Murrills (Eng)
11-1, 11-7, 5-11,
8-11, 11-7 Mark Krajcsak
[Q] Hugo Varela (Esp)
11-6, 11-2, 11-4  Mark Krajcsak (Hun)
Revenge In Brasilia
squash star Rafael Alarcon provided the perfect climax for the inaugural
Brasilia Classic International in his country's capital Brasilia
when he beat Englishman Eddie Charlton in the final of the PSA World
Tour Challenger 10 event at the MDO Squash Club.
had reached the final against expectation - Alarcon, the No3 seed from Sao
Paulo, ousting New Zealand favourite Martin Knight, and fourth seed
Charlton taking out second-seeded Hungarian Mark Krajcsak.
It was only a
week ago that Alarcon and Charlton met in the final of the Maringa Park Open,
also in Brazil - when the 24-year-old Englishman, ranked 87 in the world, upset
home hero Alarcon in one of the best results of his career.
Eager not to
disappoint a home crowd for a second time, Alarcon was after revenge: The
35-year-old world No71 took the opening game on a tie-break before dropping the
second - but came through strongly in the next two to pull off a popular 13-11,
4-11, 11-6, 11-3 title triumph in after 86 minutes.
celebrating his sixth successive appearance in a PSA Tour final - and the
victory marked up his 19th career title.
Out Knight In Brasilia
Brazilian Rafael Alarcon claimed a place in his sixth successive PSA
World Tour final after upsetting favourite Martin Knight in the
semi-finals of the Brasilia Classic International, a new PSA
Challenger 10 squash event at the MDO Squash Club in the Brazil
No3 seed from Sao Paulo, fought for 100 minutes to quash his higher-ranked New
Zealand opponent 11-9, 4-11, 12-10, 11-9 to bring his career haul of appearances
in Tour finals to 33.
35-year-old world No71 will face Englishman Eddie Charlton in a repeat of
last week's Maringa Park Open final, also in Brazil.
pulled off a notable shock in the other semi where he dismissed second-seeded
Hungarian Mark Krajcsak 13-11, 11-9, 11-8.
24-year-old fourth seed from Nottingham, ranked 16 places lower than Alarcon, is
celebrating his eighth Tour final - and will be looking for a repeat of his
first ever win over the experienced Brazilian.