RESULTS: Women's Malaysian Tour Squash Circuit No.4, Kangar,
Tsz-Ling Takes Malaysian Tour Title
seed Liu Tsz-Ling denied the hosts a home winner of the
Women's Malaysian Tour Squash Circuit No.4 when she beat Penang
teenager Vanessa Raj in the final of the Women's Squash
Association World Tour 5 event at the Perlis Sports Complex
in Kangar, the state capital of Perlis.
Liu, the 22-year-old world No45 from Hong Kong, reached the final - her
eighth on the WSA Tour - after surviving a five-game semi-final battle
with Lotte Eriksen, the No4 seed from Norway.
Eighth seed Raj made her breakthrough in the quarter-finals where she
upset third-seeded compatriot Rachel Arnold. The 18-year-old
Asian Youth Games champion then set up her maiden appearance in a
WSA Tour final after overcoming Hong Kong's No2 seed Tong Tsz-Wing
in another marathon which went the full distance.
Liu justified her seeding in powerful style in the final, beating world
No77 Raj 11-9, 11-8, 11-5 to secure the fifth WSA World Tour title of