fourth time lucky for Italian squash star Davide
Bianchetti when he clinched the Mega Italia Open
title after beating Egypt's Omar Abdel Aziz in
the final of the PSA Tour event in his hometown
Runner-up in 2000, 2002 and 2003, favourite Bianchetti
reached his fourth Mega final when he beat Kuwait's No3
seed Bader Al Hussaini in the semi-finals.
Sixth seed Omar Abdel Aziz upset two higher-ranked
players to reach the Brescia climax, his third PSA
final appearance in less than two months.
But the 22-year-old from Cairo was no match for the
hometown boy Bianchetti who won 11-7 11-6 11-5 in 40
minutes to claim the fifth PSA title of his career - but
the first on home soil.
Overcomes O'Brien In Mega Italia Semi
Abdel Aziz maintained his 'giant-killing' run in the Mega
Italia Squash Open in Italy when he upset New Zealand's
fourth seed Callum O'Brien 6-11, 11-5, 2-11, 11-2, 11-7
in 72 minutes in the semi-finals of the PSA Tour event at
the Millennium Sport Centre in Brescia.
from Cairo upset another New Zealander, second seed Kashif
Shuja, in the quarter-finals and now celebrates his third
PSA final appearance in less than two months.
Italian favourite Davide Bianchetti in the final. The
Brescia-based 29-year-old made it through to his fourth Mega
Italia final in six years when he brushed aside Kuwait's No3
seed Bader Al Hussaini 11-2, 11-4, 11-5 in 39 minutes.
After defeats in
the finals in 2000, 2002 and 2003, Bianchetti will be hoping
that it will be fourth time lucky!
Shakes Shuja In Mega Italia Upset
Surprise winner of two
PSA Tour titles last month, Egypt's Omar Abdel Aziz began
a determined bid to net a third when he upset New Zealand's second seed
Kashif Shuja in the quarter-finals of the Mega Italia Squash
Open at the Millennium Sport Centre in Brescia, Italy.
The 22-year-old from
Cairo beat Pakistan-born Shuja 10-11 (0-2), 11-9, 11-3, 11-4 in 46
Aziz will now face
another New Zealander, fourth seed Callum O'Brien who battled for
54 minutes to overcome France's Yann Perrin 11-7, 11-6, 10-11
Top seed Davide
Bianchetti survived an all-Italian clash with Luca Mastrostefano,
beating the fifth seed 11-6, 11-9, 11-3 to set up a semi-final meeting
with Kuwaiti Bader Al Hussaini, the third seed.
Bianchetti is seeking
his first Mega Italia title in his hometown of Brescia after three-times
being beaten in the final.
 Davide Bianchetti (ITA) v Adham Abou Taleb (ITA)
 Luca Mastrostefano (ITA) v Qualifier
 Bader Al Hussaini (KUW) v Qualifier
 Andreas Fuchs (AUT) v Yann Perrin (FRA)
 Callum O'Brien (NZL) v David Barnett (ENG)
 Sherif Moustafa Kamel (EGY) v Qualifier
 Omar Abdel Aziz (EGY) v Fabian Kalaitzis (GRE)