Erik Tepos (Mex)
11/5, 11/7, 11/4  Campbell Grayson (Nzl)
celebrated the sixth PSA World Tour title of his career when he beat
fellow Egyptian Andrew Wagih Shoukry in the final of the Atlanta Open,
the PSA Challenger 10 squash event in its 13th year at the Lifetime
Athletic Club in Atlanta in the US state of Georgia.
seed from Giza showed no effects of tiredness from his 100-minute semi-final
upset the previous day over second-seeded Canadian Shawn Delierre.
"The first two
games were close but in the third Omar raced to a 9-5 lead when Omar collided in
the back of Andrew to give him an injury time out," explained tournament
promoter Andre Maur. "Wagih never recovered and lost the game 11-5 to
give Omar his first Atlanta Open title."
Into Atlanta Semis
The top four
seeds will contest the semi-finals of the Atlanta Open after prevailing
in contrasting quarter-finals of the PSA World Tour Challenger 10 squash
event in its 13th year at the Lifetime Athletic Club in Atlanta in
the US state of Georgia.
Campbell Grayson endured two extended tie-break games before seeing off
Egypt's Mohamed Abouelghar 13-11, 18-20, 11-6, 11-1
Zealander now faces a further Egyptian - the third-seeded Andrew Wagih
Shoukry who dismissed Irishman Arthur Gaskin in straight games 11-6,
all-Egyptian final is on the cards after Omar Abdel Meguid reserved his
place in the other semi. The fourth seed from Giza defeated England's Nathan
Lake 11-6, 11-8, 10-12, 11-3.
line up against second seed Shawn Delierre. The Canadian also came
through his quarter-final in straight games, beating Australian Scott Arnold
11-1, 11-8, 11-9.
Through In Atlanta
Campbell Grayson led all the seeds safely through to the quarter-finals of
the Atlanta Open in the USA after all four prevailed in straight games in
the first round of the PSA World Tour Challenger 10 squash event in its
13th year at the Lifetime Athletic Club in Atlanta, Georgia.
Grayson despatched Mexican Erik Tepos Valtierra 11-5, 11-7, 11-4 and will
now face Mohamed Abouelghar for a place in the semi-finals.
teenager, ranked 77 in the world, produced a modest upset when he beat Arturo
Salazar, a Mexican ranked three places higher, 11-9, 11-1, 13-11.
the second seed from Canada bidding to win the title a second time since 2006,
beat Frenchman Geoffrey Demont 11-6, 11-8, 11-5.
30-year-old from Montreal - who is already competing in his third Tour event of
the year, with a title under his belt - progresses to meet Scott Arnold
for a place in the last four.
26-year-old Australian was taken the full distance by Tom Pashley before
beating the English qualifier ranked almost 70 places lower 5-11, 8-11, 11-1,