5/11, 11/6, 11/4, 11/4 (54m)
Reuben Phillips (Eng) 13-11, 11-5, 13-11 (40m)
Tyler Hamilton (Can)
Scott Arnold (Aus) 11-13, 11-3, 11-4, 9-11, 11-6 (62m)
Thomas Brinkman (Can)
11-3, 11-3, 11-5 (35m)
Matthew Serediak (Can)
12-14, 11-1, 11-6, 11-9 (40m)
 Andrew Schnell (Can)
Challenger 5 Gas City Open, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
Kandra Third Time Lucky In Canada
third successive appearance in aPSA
World Tourfinal this
year, at theGas City Openin
Canada, by clinching his first title of 2013 at the inauguralPSA
Challenger 5squash event
atMedicine Hat Family
The German number two is enjoying a sensational run this
year - following his appearance in last month'sRocafort
Openfinal in Spain by making the climax of theBankers
Hall Club Pro Amin
Kandra, the third seed in Medicine Hat, made his
breakthrough in the semi-finals where he toppled local hopeAndrew
Schnell, the No2 seed, in four games.
The 22-year-old from Essen's opponent in the final - the
sixth of his career - wasJan
Koukal, the top seed from the Czech Republic who was celebrating his
39th Tour final!
Koukal, the world No55 from Prague, twice led - but
left-hander Kandra, ranked 20 places lower, twice fought back to draw
"With a string of high pressure rallies, Kandra collected
seven consecutive points early in the fifth game," reported tournament
"After some fantastic pushes from Koukal, the young German was able to
put the game away at 11-4."
The 10-12, 11-8, 9-11, 11-6, 11-4 triumph in 66 minutes
earned Kandra his second PSA Tour title.
"Those of us from the Gas City Pro-Am committee would
like to thank all the players for attending and making this such a great
event," added Martin. "With the excitement that boiled up during the
tournament we will have little trouble continuing to host such an event
in upcoming years."