2003 Men's World Open Squash Championship

The 2003 PSA Men's World Open Squash Championship is the men's edition of the 2003 World Open, which serves as the individual world championship for squash players. The event took place in Lahore in Pakistan from 14 December to 21 December 2003. Amr Shabana won his first World Open title, defeating Thierry Lincou in the final.

Men's World Open 2003
25th PSA World Squash Championship
LocationPakistan Lahore, Pakistan
Date(s)December 14–21, 2003
Website
www.squashtalk.com/mensworld/2003/draw.htm
PSA World Tour
CategoryPSA World Open
Prize money$175,000
Results
Gold medal world centered-2.svg ChampionEgypt Amr Shabana
Silver medal world centered-2.svg Runner-upFrance Thierry Lincou
Bronze medal world centered-2.svg Semi-finalistsAustralia Joseph Kneipp
Egypt Karim Darwish
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SeedsEdit

  1.   Peter Nicol (Second Round)
  2.   John White (Third Round)
  3.   David Palmer (Third Round)
  4.   Thierry Lincou (Final)
  5.   Anthony Ricketts (Quarterfinals)
  6.   Ong Beng Hee (Second Round)
  7.   Karim Darwish (Semifinals)'
  8.   Lee Beachill (Quarterfinals)
  9.   Amr Shabana (Champion)
  10.   Grégory Gaultier (Third Round)
  11.   Joseph Kneipp (Semifinals)
  12.   Martin Heath (First Round)
  13.   Mansoor Zaman (Second Round)
  14.   Graham Ryding (Second Round)
  15.   Simon Parke (Second Round)
  16.   Mark Chaloner (Second Round)

Draw and resultsEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarter finals Semi finals Final
                     
30   Davide Bianchetti 16 9 5
7   Karim Darwish 17 15 15
7   Karim Darwish 11 15 8 14
9   Amr Shabana 15 11 15 15
9   Amr Shabana 14 15 15 12 17
5   Anthony Ricketts 15 14 12 15 16
9   Amr Shabana 15 9 15 15
4   Thierry Lincou 14 15 11 7
19   Nick Matthew 15 7 3 11
4   Thierry Lincou 14 15 15 15
4   Thierry Lincou 15 15 15
11   Joseph Kneipp 12 10 7
8   Lee Beachill 15 10 8 15 10
11   Joseph Kneipp 10 15 15 11 15

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarter finals
1   Peter Nicol 15 16 15 15
  Hisham Ashour 14 17 7 6 1   Peter Nicol 15 15 7 4 10
30   Davide Bianchetti 15 15 15 30   Davide Bianchetti 11 12 15 15 15
  Gavin Jones 8 11 13 30   Davide Bianchetti 15 15 5 5 15
10   Grégory Gaultier 15 15 15 10   Grégory Gaultier 12 14 15 15 7
  Jonathan Kemp 11 8 4 10   Grégory Gaultier 15 5 15 10 15
26   Rodney Durbach 15 15 15 26   Rodney Durbach 10 15 11 15 11
Q   Raj Nanda 13 2 7 30   Davide Bianchetti 16 9 5
7   Karim Darwish 15 15 15 7   Karim Darwish 17 15 15
Q   Safeerullah Khan 13 11 9 7   Karim Darwish 15 15 8 7 15
29   James Willstrop 15 15 15 29   James Willstrop 11 13 15 15 9
  Lee Drew 8 8 8 7   Karim Darwish 15 15 5 7 15
13   Mansoor Zaman 15 15 15 21   Olli Tuominen 8 8 15 15 10
  Lars Harms 11 5 9 13   Mansoor Zaman 15 10 8 15
21   Olli Tuominen 15 15 15 21   Olli Tuominen 11 15 15 17
  Cameron White 11 6 6

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarter finals
3   David Palmer 15 15 15
  Mohd Essam Hafiz 12 5 12 3   David Palmer 15 15 15
28   Mohd Azlan Iskandar 15 15 15 28   Mohd Azlan Iskandar 8 9 11
  Glenn Keenan 3 6 8 3   David Palmer 6 9 15 7
9   Amr Shabana 15 15 15 9   Amr Shabana 15 15 11 15
  Bradley Ball 14 11 16 9   Amr Shabana 15 8 15 14 15
22   Adrian Grant 16 13 15 5   Peter Genever 10 15 5 17 2
  Peter Genever 17 15 4 15 9   Amr Shabana 14 15 15 12 17
5   Anthony Ricketts 15 15 15 5   Anthony Ricketts 15 14 12 15 16
  Cameron Pilley 8 5 11 5   Anthony Ricketts 15 15 15
31   Wael El Hindi 15 15 15 31   Wael El Hindi 5 6 10
  Alister Walker 9 12 12 5   Anthony Ricketts 15 15 11 15
15   Simon Parke 15 15 15 20   Mohammed Abbas 11 13 15 8
  Ben Garner 13 16 14 15   Simon Parke 15 7 7 5
20   Mohammed Abbas 15 15 9 15 20   Mohammed Abbas 5 15 15 15
  Viktor Berg 7 11 15 13

Bottom halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarter finals
  Dan Jenson 10 6 12
25   Renan Lavigne 15 15 15 25   Renan Lavigne 15 15 13 15
  Mike Corren 7 10 15 12 16   Mark Chaloner 16 9 15 10
16   Mark Chaloner 15 15 12 15 25   Renan Lavigne 11 8 13
Q   Saeed Hassan 11 10 11 19   Nick Matthew 15 15 15
19   Nick Matthew 15 15 15 19   Nick Matthew 15 10 3 15 15
  Laurens Jan Anjema 9 7 4 6   Ong Beng Hee 13 15 15 12 5
6   Ong Beng Hee 15 15 15 19   Nick Matthew 15 7 3 11
Q   Arshad Iqbal Burki 15 3 10 17 15 4   Thierry Lincou 14 15 15 15
24   Shahier Razik 13 15 15 14 8 Q   Arshad Iqbal Burki 15 15 6 13 9
  Tommy Berden 17 15 16 15   Tommy Berden 12 10 15 15 15
12   Martin Heath 16 9 17 8   Tommy Berden 16 13 12
Q   Shamsul Islam Khan 6 11 17 8 4   Thierry Lincou 17 15 15
18   Omar El Borolossy 15 15 16 15 18   Omar El Borolossy 9 12 7
  Shahid Zaman 9 4 8 4   Thierry Lincou 15 15 15
4   Thierry Lincou 15 15 15

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarter finals
  John Williams 13 12 11
23   Nick Taylor 15 15 15 23   Nick Taylor 15 15 15
Q   Peter Barker 15 7 13 11 14   Graham Ryding 12 6 9
14   Graham Ryding 12 15 15 15 23   Nick Taylor 7 7 6
  Borja Golán 15 15 6 15 8   Lee Beachill 15 15 15
32   Farrukh Zaman 13 6 15 7   Borja Golán 5 7 6
Q   Ritwik Bhattacharya 7 15 13 10 8   Lee Beachill 15 15 15
8   Lee Beachill 15 10 15 15 8   Lee Beachill 15 10 8 15 10
  Joey Barrington 9 12 15 11 11   Joseph Kneipp 10 15 15 11 15
17   Alex Gough 15 15 12 15 17   Alex Gough 7 12 15 7
  Liam Kenny 8 11 9 11   Joseph Kneipp 15 15 10 15
11   Joseph Kneipp 15 15 15 11   Joseph Kneipp 15 15 15
Q   John Rooney 9 2   John White 11 14 3
27   Stefan Casteleyn 3 Q   John Rooney 13 6 12
  Jean-Michel Arcucci 11 12 13 2   John White 15 15 15
2   John White 15 15 15

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Preceded by
Belgium (Antwerp)
2002
PSA World Open
Pakistan (Lahore)

2003
Succeeded by
Qatar (Doha)
2004