Noom dropped just two points as she cruised to
victory in the final of the Women's Carcassone City Squash Open to
become the first Dutch winner of the WISPA World Tour title in
surprise all-Netherlands final, the 20-year-old fourth seed from Hoofddorp
beat Margriet Huisman, the 22-year-old No7 seed from Arnhem, 9-1,
9-1, 9-0 in 25 minutes.
impressive performance by Orla who didn't put a hand wrong," said tournament
organiser John Catlow.
triumph marks Dutch international Orla Noom's maiden WISPA World Tour title
success after finishing as runner-up in her first final at the Swiss Open
Tricia Trounced In
set up a surprise all-Netherlands final of the Women's Carcassone City
Squash Open when she upset Malaysia's No2 seed Tricia Chuah in
the semi-finals of the WISPA World Tour event in its seventh
successive year in Carcassone, France.
The 22-year-old seventh seed
from Arnhem recovered from a whitewash in the first game to beat Chuah 0-9,
9-7, 9-7, 9-3 to reach the maiden WISPA final of her career.
Huisman will meet Dutch
team-mate Orla Noom in the final. Noom, the 20-year-old fourth seed
from Hoofddorp, edged out England's fifth seed Georgina Stoker 9-2,
9-2, 7-9, 9-6 in the other semi-final.
biggest shock in the event's quarter-finals when she despatched compatriot
Rebecca Botwright, the top seed.
Stoker Stuns Top Seed In
Stoker caused the biggest shock in the Women's Carcassone City
Squash Open when she defeated top-seeded compatriot Rebecca
Botwright in the quarter-finals of the WISPA World Tour event
in Carcassone, France.
In an all-north west
England clash, fifth seed Stoker resisted a fight back by her
Manchester-based opponent to win 9-6, 9-6, 5-9, 3-9, 9-4 – thereby
avenging her defeat by Botwright in February's British National
Stoker, 20, from Liverpool
in Merseyside, will now take on Dutch player Orla Noom, the fourth
seed from Hoofddorp who beat India's No6 seed Joshna Chinappa 9-3,
The other semi-final will
also include Dutch interest after seventh seed Margriet Huisman
upset New Zealand's third seed Louise Crome 4-9, 9-4, 7-9, 10-9,
9-4. The 22-year-old from Arnhem will meet Malaysia's No2 seed Tricia
Chuah for a place in the final.