Surprise in Queensland as Alankamony Storms Ipswich Open
in Queensland as Alankamony Storms Ipswich OpenIndian
teenager Anaka Alankamony doubled her WSA World Tour title tally at
the weekend by beating three higher seeds on her way to winning Ipswich
The 18-year-old, currently ranked 56 places below defeated finalist and top
seed Kylie Lindsay, moved past unseeded locals Kelly Fraser
and Zoe Petrovansky in the early rounds.
She then bested No.4 seed Christine Nunn in the quarter-final and
Cheyna Tucker in the semi-final, both in five games, before setting up
the biggest WSA final of her career to date.
New Zealander Kylie Lindsay made similar work of her first two contests,
dispatching her opponents in straight games after receiving a first round
bye. She was then forced to a third game tie-break by semi-final
opposition, No.3 seed Olga Ertlova but again progressed past the
Czech in 40-minutes.