Grainger Memorial UCT Open Squash Championship,
Cape Town, South Africa
South African Star Siyoli Seizes UCT Title
took just 26 minutes for South African champion Siyoli Waters to
delight the local crowd at the University of Cape Town in Cape
Town by beating Egypt's Salma Nassar in the final of the
Women's Keith Grainger Memorial UCT Open to clinch the WSA Tour 5
the No3 seed from Cairo, denied the hosts an all-South African final
when she upset Milnay Louw, the second seed from Cape Town, in
the final, Siyoli (pictured above in action with Nassar)
demonstrated her number one seeding and her fondness of this event,
still not dropping a game in two years, and continuing her winning
streak - winning 3/0 in 26 minutes against exciting Egyptian third seed
Salma Nassar," said tournament promoter Kerr Rogers.
was complimentary of her opponent in the after-match interview,
crediting her for starting each game better than her and putting the
reigning Champion under a lot of pressure."
11-6, 11-7, 11-8 victory marks up the eighth WSA Tour title of Waters'
career - but her first international title on home soil since becoming
the country's national champion for the first time last August.