RESULTS: Women's NT Open,
Alice Springs, Australia
Craig Cruises To NT Success
Top-seeded New Zealander Megan Craig swept through the field of
the NT Open in Alice Springs, Australia, to win the WSA
Tour 5 squash event at Alice Springs Squash Centre without
dropping a game.
21-year-old world No42 despatched a trio of Australian opponents before
meeting Hong Kong's Tong Tsz-Wing, the No2 seed, in the final.
was celebrating the sixth final of her career - and her third of the
year - but had to battle for five games and fight back for 2/1 down to
overcome 2012 champion Milou van der Heijden in a marathon semi.
there was no stopping the Kiwi charge as Craig defeated her Hong Kong
opponent 11-4, 12-10, 11-5 in just 31 minutes to win not only the fifth
title of her career, but her fifth on Australian soil.