2005 Men's World Open Squash Championship

The 2005 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 Hong Kong from 29 November to 4 December 2005. Amr Shabana won his second World Open title, defeating David Palmer in the final.

Men's World Open 2005
27th PSA World Squash Championship
Logo Cathay Pacific World Open 2005.jpg
LocationHong Kong Hong Kong
Date(s)November 29 - December 4, 2005
Website
www.squashtalk.com/hongkong/2005/hh2005-5.htm
PSA World Tour
CategoryPSA World Open
Prize money$170,000
Results
Gold medal world centered-2.svg ChampionEgypt Amr Shabana
Silver medal world centered-2.svg Runner-upAustralia David Palmer
Bronze medal world centered-2.svg Semi-finalistsEngland Peter Nicol
England James Willstrop
← 2004 Qatar Egypt 2006 →

Ranking pointsEdit

In 2005, the points breakdown were as follows:

World Open (2005)
Event W F SF QF 2R 1R
Points (PSA) 2187,5 1437,5 875 531,25 312,5 156,25

SeedsEdit

  1.   Thierry Lincou (Quarterfinals)
  2.   Jonathon Power (Quarterfinals)
  3.   David Palmer (Final)
  4.   Lee Beachill (Quarterfinals)
  5.   Amr Shabana (Champion)
  6.   Peter Nicol (Semifinals)
  7.   Anthony Ricketts (Quarterfinals)
  8.   James Willstrop (Semifinals)
  9.   Karim Darwish (Second Round)
  10.   Grégory Gaultier (Second Round)
  11.   John White (Second Round)
  12.   Nick Matthew (Second Round)
  13.   Mohd Azlan Iskandar (Second Round)
  14.   Graham Ryding (First Round)
  15.   Olli Tuominen (Second Round)
  16.   Shahid Zaman (Second Round)

Draws & ResultsEdit

First round Second round Quarter finals Semi finals
1   Thierry Lincou 11 11 11
  Wael El Hindi 5 9 6 1   Thierry Lincou 7 11 8 11 11
10   Grégory Gaultier 11 11 10   Grégory Gaultier 11 9 11 4 8
Q   Ramy Ashour 5 2 1   Thierry Lincou 11 3 5 9
6   Peter Nicol 7 11 11 11 6   Peter Nicol 8 11 11 11
  Adrian Grant 11 9 6 6 6   Peter Nicol 11 11 11
16   Shahid Zaman 13 11 10 4 11 16   Shahid Zaman 6 8 5
Q   Renan Lavigne 11 4 12 11 8 6   Peter Nicol 8 2 6
4   Lee Beachill 11 11 10 14 5   Amr Shabana 11 11 11
  Joe Kneipp 2 7 12 12 4   Lee Beachill 11 11 10 11
11   John White 11 11 10 14 11   John White 6 3 12 5
Q   Alex Gough 5 6 12 12 4   Lee Beachill 5 7 4
5   Amr Shabana 6 11 11 11 5   Amr Shabana 11 11 11
Q   Simon Parke 11 5 7 2 5   Amr Shabana 11 11 11 Final
15   Olli Tuominen 11 11 10 11 15   Olli Tuominen 3 2 8
Q   Joey Barrington 6 7 12 3 5   Amr Shabana 11 11 11
  Mansoor Zaman 9 11 4 3 3   David Palmer 6 7 8
9   Karim Darwish 11 9 11 11 9   Karim Darwish 8 9 3
  Peter Barker 7 7 9 7   Anthony Ricketts 11 11 11
7   Anthony Ricketts 11 11 11 7   Anthony Ricketts 9 11 9 11 8
Q   Hisham Ashour 11 3 5 11 3   David Palmer 11 2 11 7 11
13   Mohd Azlan Iskandar 8 11 11 13 13   Mohd Azlan Iskandar 7 9 7
Q   Laurens Jan Anjema 9 5 6 3   David Palmer 11 11 11
3   David Palmer 11 11 11 3   David Palmer 11 13 12
  Mohammed Abbas 8 2 17 5 8   James Willstrop 9 11 10
12   Nick Matthew 11 11 15 11 12   Nick Matthew 11 11 4 8 6
WC   Wong Wai Hang 10 6 8 8   James Willstrop 7 9 11 11 11
8   James Willstrop 12 11 11 8   James Willstrop 11 7 11 11
Q   Stewart Boswell 8 12 11 11 2   Jonathon Power 6 11 6 6
14   Graham Ryding 11 10 7 3 Q   Stewart Boswell 8 11 5 9
  Ong Beng Hee 3 1 6 2   Jonathon Power 11 5 11 11
2   Jonathon Power 11 11 11

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-10-18. Retrieved 2013-08-16.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
Preceded by
Qatar (Doha)
2004
PSA World Open
Hong Kong

2005
Succeeded by
Egypt (Cairo)
2006