2004 Men's World Open Squash Championship

The 2004 Men's World Open Squash Championship is the men's edition of the World Open, which serves as the individual world championship for squash players. The event took place in Doha in Qatar from 28 November to 3 December 2004. Thierry Lincou won his first World Open title, defeating Lee Beachill in the final.

Men's World Open 2004
26th PSA World Squash Championship
Logo Qatar World Open 2004.jpg
LocationQatar Doha, Qatar
Date(s)November 28 - December 3, 2004
Website
www.squashsite.co.uk/qatarworldopen.htm
PSA World Tour
CategoryPSA World Open
Prize money$120,000
Results
Gold medal world centered-2.svg ChampionFrance Thierry Lincou
Silver medal world centered-2.svg Runner-upEngland Lee Beachill
Bronze medal world centered-2.svg Semi-finalistsAustralia David Palmer
Canada Graham Ryding
← 2003 Pakistan Hong Kong 2005 →

Ranking pointsEdit

In 2004, the points breakdown were as follows:

World Open (2004)
Event W F SF QF 2R 1R
Points (PSA) 2187,5 1437,5 875 531,25 312,5 156,25

SeedsEdit

  1.   Lee Beachill (Final)
  2.   Thierry Lincou (Champion)
  3.   Peter Nicol (Quarterfinals)
  4.   David Palmer (Semifinals)
  5.   Nick Matthew (First Round)
  6.   Amr Shabana (Quarterfinals)
  7.   John White (First Round)
  8.   Karim Darwish (Second Round)
  9.   Jonathon Power (Second Round)
  10.   Joe Kneipp (Second Round)
  11.   Grégory Gaultier (Second Round)
  12.   James Willstrop (Quarterfinals)
  13.   Adrian Grant (Second Round)
  14.   Anthony Ricketts (Quarterfinals)
  15.   Omar El Borolossy (First Round)
  16.   Mohammed Abbas (Second Round)

Draws & ResultsEdit

First round Second round Quarter finals Semi finals
1   Lee Beachill 11 11 15
  Davide Bianchetti 4 5 13 1   Lee Beachill 14 11 11
10   Joe Kneipp 11 11 11 10   Joe Kneipp 12 6 4
Q   Mohd Azlan Iskandar 9 7 6 1   Lee Beachill 11 11 11
8   Karim Darwish 8 11 11 11 12   James Willstrop 7 4 9
  Simon Parke 11 9 8 7 8   Karim Darwish 11 6 7 7
12   James Willstrop 11 11 11 12   James Willstrop 6 11 11 11
Q   Rodney Durbach 9 4 5 1   Lee Beachill 11 11 5 12
4   David Palmer 11 11 11 4   David Palmer 8 6 11 10
Q   Tommy Berden 9 9 6 4   David Palmer 11 11 11
13   Adrian Grant 11 11 11 13   Adrian Grant 5 4 7
  Renan Lavigne 7 9 9 4   David Palmer 6 7 11 11 12
6   Amr Shabana 11 8 3 11 11 6   Amr Shabana 11 11 2 8 10
  Mark Chaloner 4 11 11 7 5 6   Amr Shabana 11 11 5 11 Final
16   Mohammed Abbas 11 11 11 16   Mohammed Abbas 7 5 11 6
Q   Wael El Hindi 4 5 2 1   Lee Beachill 11 2 11 10 8
Q   Alex Gough 4 11 11 11 2   Thierry Lincou 5 11 2 12 11
15   Omar El Borolossy 11 9 3 3 Q   Alex Gough 10 5 3
  Graham Ryding 6 11 7 11 11   Graham Ryding 12 11 11
5   Nick Matthew 11 8 11 9 6   Graham Ryding 11 11 9 11
  Dan Jenson 5 7 8 3   Peter Nicol 6 7 11 3
9   Jonathon Power 11 11 11 9   Jonathon Power 11 8 5 4
Q   Mohd Essam Hafiz 7 6 5 3   Peter Nicol 7 11 11 11
3   Peter Nicol 11 11 11   Graham Ryding 11 3 4 11 10
  Ong Beng Hee 8 5 7 2   Thierry Lincou 6 11 11 7 12
14   Anthony Ricketts 11 11 11 14   Anthony Ricketts 11 2 7 11 11
  Olli Tuominen 12 11 11   Olli Tuominen 5 11 11 4 5
7   John White 10 5 2 14   Anthony Ricketts 10 7 11 11 3
Q   Jonathan Kemp 8 11 11 6 9 2   Thierry Lincou 12 11 7 8 11
11   Grégory Gaultier 11 2 5 11 11 11   Grégory Gaultier 8 11 8 6
  Bradley Ball 6 6 8 2   Thierry Lincou 11 6 11 11
2   Thierry Lincou 11 11 11

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

Preceded by
Pakistan (Lahore)
2003
PSA World Open
Qatar (Doha)

2006
Succeeded by
Hong Kong
2005