RESULTS: Women's Club El Nogal Colombian Open, Bogota,
Teran Back On Top In Bogota
Mexican squash star Samantha Teran ended a two-year title
drought when she upset England's top seed Victoria Lust in
the final of the Women's Club El Nogal Colombian Open to win
the WSA Tour 15 event at Club El Nogal in Bogota,
Making a comeback after injury, the 33-year-old from Mexico City
reached the final - the 20th Tour final of her career - after
despatching local star Catalina Pelaez 11-3, 11-5, 11-4 in
Unseeded Pelaez, a 22-year-old from Bogota ranked outside the
world's top 150, secured her unexpected semi slot after upsetting
Australia's No4 seed Sarah Cardwell in straight games.
Top seed Lust, the Canada-based world No32, cruised into the final
after seeing off France's third seed Coline Aumard.
The final was Teran and Lust's second meeting of the year - but
Mexico's most successful player of all-time made up for her defeat
in the Mayfair Open in Canada by beating Lust (both
pictured above) 11-7, 11-6, 11-9 in 42 minutes to win the 16th
WSA Tour title of her career.
"After my injury, I thought it would be impossible to return to this
level," said the jubilant Teran after her triumph. "Today I am happy
because I won a tournament after a long recovery and did it in a
city and a country that I consider my second home.
feel very happy," said the former world No11 from Mexico City.