Nicol David Clinches 10th Consecutive Hong Kong Open Title

December 7, 2015

NewsStandOnline.Net (7-December-2015): National squash queen Datuk Nicol David retained the Hong Kong Open for the 10th time after defeating arch rival Laura Massaro of England in the final yesterday.

It was Nicol’s 100th Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Tour tournament final.  In the final held at the Hong Kong Sports Centre, the 32-year-old Nicol who is the tournament’s second seed, beat Massaro in straight sets 15-13, 11-9 and 11-3 in 39 minutes.

Nicol David Clinches 10th Consecutive Hong Kong Open Title

“I was just on adrenalin today and gave it everything I had,” said an emotional Nicol after the win, said.

Nicol has won the Hong Kong Open for a record nine consecutive times from 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.  In 2005, she won her first world title at the Women’s World Open championship which was also held in Hong Kong.

Meanwhile, in the men’s category, world number two Mohamed Elshorbagy of Egypt defeated Australia’s Cameron Pilley 11-8, 11-6 and 11-8 to lift the title.