Brest Open 2004
13-15 May, Brest, France, $6k 

Lloyd-Walter Wins In Brest
England's top seed Dominique Lloyd-Walter cruised to a comprehensive victory in the final of the Women's Brest Open, conceding only two points to Spain's second seed Olga Puigdemont Sola in the French coastal city of Brest.

It was a remarkable climax for the 22-year-old former European Junior Champion from Harrow in Middlesex, who won 9-0 9-1 9-1 to complete four rounds of the WISPA World Tour event for the loss of only a total of 11 points.

The victory also marked Lloyd-Walter's maiden WISPA title triumph in her first appearance in a Tour final.


[1] Dominique Lloyd-Walter (ENG) bt [2] Olga Puigdemont Sola (ESP) 9-0, 9-1, 9-1

[1] Dominique Lloyd-Walter (ENG) bt [3] Line Hansen (DEN) 9-2, 9-4, 9-0
[2] Olga Puigdemont Sola (ESP) bt [4] Katline Cauwels (BEL) 8-10, 9-4, 9-3, 10-8

[1] Dominique Lloyd-Walter (ENG) bt Floch Pascale (FRA) 9-2, 9-0, 9-1
[3] Line Hansen (DEN) bt [5] Kim Hannes-Teunen (BEL) 9-7, 9-5, 9-5
[4] Katline Cauwels (BEL) bt Lauren Siddall (ENG) 9-1, 5-9, 9-3, 9-3
[2] Olga Puigdemont Sola (ESP) bt Charlie De Rycke (BEL) 9-5, 9-7, 9-5

1st round:
[1] Dominique Lloyd-Walter (ENG) bt Anne Le Pabic (FRA) 9-0, 9-0, 9-0
Floch Pascale (FRA) bt [7] Laurence Bois (FRA) 7-9, 5-9, 9-0, 9-6, 9-6
[3] Line Hansen (DEN) bt Judith Casbolt (NZL) 9-2, 9-1, 9-5
[5] Kim Hannes-Teunen (BEL) bt Maud Duplomb (FRA) 9-3, 9-0, 9-0
Lauren Siddall (ENG) bt [6] Magriet Huisman (NED) 9-2, 9-7, 9-1
[4] Katline Cauwels (BEL) bt Dagmar Vermeulen (NED) 6-9, 9-1, 9-5, 10-8
Charlie De Rycke (BEL) bt Nicolette Fernandes (GUY) 2-9, 10-8, 5-9, 9-5, 9-4
[2] Olga Puigdemont Sola (ESP) bt Sarah Moineau (FRA) 9-1, 9-2, 9-3

14-May, Semi-Finals:
Top Seeds In Brest Open Final
England's top seed Dominique Lloyd-Walter and second seed Olga Puigdemont Sola, from Spain, will meet in the final of the Women's Brest Open in the French coastal city.

Lloyd-Walter maintained her fine form in the event as she cruised to a 9-2 9-4 9-0 win over Denmark's third seed Line Hansen.  The impressive 22-year-old world No30 from Harrow has dropped just nine points in three matches.

Sola was given a tougher ride in her semi-final against fourth seed Katline Cauwels.  The Belgian took the opening game - and forced the fourth into a tie-break - but the Spanish favourite eventually prevailed to win 8-10 9-4 9-3 10-8.

14-May, Quarters:

Seeds Are Best In Brest
The top four seeds comfortably overcame their quarter-final opposition in the Women's Brest Squash Open to take up their anticipated places in the semi-finals of the WISPA World Tour event in the French coastal city of Brest.

England's top seed Dominique Lloyd-Walter crushed France's Floch Pascale 9-2 9-0 9-1 to set up a meeting with Denmark's third seed Line Hansen, a 9-7 9-5 9-5 victor over fifth-seeded Belgian Kim Hannes-Teunen.

Belgium's fourth seed Katline Cauwels took four games to get the better of England's unseeded Lauren Siddall 9-1 5-9 9-3 9-3 - and is rewarded with a semi-final clash against the No2 seed Olga Puigdemont Sola after the Spaniard beat Belgium's European Junior Champion Charlie De Rycke 9-5 9-7 9-5.

13-May, First Round:
Siddall Silences
Huisman in Brest

England's unseeded Lauren Siddall claimed an unexpected place in the quarter-finals of the Women's Brest Squash Open when she upset Margriet Huisman, the sixth seed from the Netherlands, 9-2 9-7 9-1.

The 19-year-old from Pontefract in Yorkshire will now meet Katline Cauwels after the fourth-seeded Belgian beat Dagmar Vermeulen 6-9 9-1 9-5 10-8.

Laurence Bois also failed to survive the first round in a domestic upset. After taking a 2/0 lead, the seventh seed was overcome 7-9 5-9 9-0 9-6 9-6 by French compatriot Floch Pascale - who goes on to meet England's Dominique Lloyd-Walter after the top seed whitewashed France's Anne Le Pabic 9-0 9-0 9-0.