Weekend Roundup : 07-Nov

Another busy squash week around the globe, check out what happened – and what’s coming up – here …

England claim inaugural Nations Cup in New Zealand

Final  :  [1] New Zealand 1-1 [2] England (4-4, 44-45)
Joelle King 4-0 Sarah-Jane Perry  7-4, 7-2, 7-5, 7-6 (37m)
Paul Coll 0-4 Mohamed ElShorbagy  5-7, 6-7, 1-7, 4-7

It doesn’t get any closer than a one point victory as England beat hosts New Zealand 45-44 on points at the end of four days of Nations Cup action in Tauranga (well actually it does, if they’d finished level there would have been a first-to-three ‘Super Game’).

Mueller wins all-Swiss Czech Open final

[1] Nicolas Mueller(Sui) 3-1 [8] Dimitri Steinmann (Sui)  10-12, 11-5, 11-6, 11-8 (61m)
[2] Torrie Malik
 (Eng) 3-0 [1] Tessa ter Sluis (Ned)  11-6, 11-5, 18-16 (27m)

Top seed Nicolas Mueller beats compatriot Dimitri Steinmann in the Men’s $30k final in Brno, meanwhile Torrie Malik claims a first PSA title as she wins the $3k women’s event.

India and Hong Kong claim Asian Team titles in Korea

Women’s Final : [2] HONG KONG 2-1 [1] MALAYSIA
Men’s Final : [1] INDIA 2-0 [8] KUWAIT

Hong Kong upset top seeds Malaysia to win the Women’s title in the 21st Asian Team Championships in Korea, while Men’s top seeds India claimed a first title as they beat surprise package Kuwait.

Dussourd strolls to home victory in Lagord

[2] Auguste Dussourd (Fra) 3-0 [5] Rory Stewart (Sco)   11-7, 11-4, 11-2 (33m)

Home favourite Auguste Dussourd claimed the Open PSA Lagord title in France without dropping a game.

Damming’s debut title in T&T

[3] Rowan Damming (Ned) 3-1 [1] Anders Herrera (Col)   3-11, 11-8, 14-12, 11-8 (90m)

World Junior Champion Rowan Damming claimed a first PSA title as he downed top seed Anders Herrera in the QPCC Premiere title in Port of Spain.

Avila claims Sport Central title in Richmond

[1] Alfredo Avila (Mex) 3-0 [4] Perry Malik (Eng)   11-7, 11-7, 11-5

Top seed Alfredo Avila won the Sport Central Open title in Richmond, Canada – his 17th PSA title and the highest for any Mexican, ever.

Washington claims first Howe cup in eight years

Washington DC beat defending champions Philadelphia to claim the Howe Cup, the annual Women’s College Team Championship.

Coming up this week