2008 Women's World Open Squash Championship

The 2008 Women's World Open Squash Championship is the women's edition of the World Open, which serves as the individual world championship for squash players. The event took place at the National Squash Centre in Manchester, England from 11 to 19 October 2008.[1]

Women's World Open 2008
25th WISPA World Squash Championship
Women's World Squash 2008.png
LocationManchester, England, UK
Date(s)11–19 October 2008
Website
squashsite.co.uk/world_open_2008.htm
WISPA World Tour
CategoryWISPA World Open
Prize money$114,000
Results
Gold medal world centered-2.svg ChampionMalaysia Nicol David
Silver medal world centered-2.svg Runner-upEngland Vicky Botwright
Bronze medal world centered-2.svg Semi-finalistsRepublic of Ireland Madeline Perry
England Jenny Duncalf
← 2007 Spain Netherlands 2009 →

Ranking pointsEdit

In 2008, the points breakdown were as follows:

World Open (2008)
Event W F SF QF 2R 1R
Points (WISPA) 4800 3300 1950 1050 525 300

SeedsEdit

  1.   Nicol David (Champion)
  2.   Rachael Grinham (Second round)
  3.   Natalie Grinham (Quarter-finals)
  4.   Natalie Grainger (Second round)
  5.   Jenny Duncalf (Semi-finals, retired due to injury)
  6.   Shelley Kitchen (Second round)
  7.   Alison Waters (Quarter-finals)
  8.   Laura Lengthorn-Massaro (Second round)
  9.   Omneya Abdel Kawy (Quarter-finals)
  10.   Vanessa Atkinson (First round)
  11.   Vicky Botwright (Final)
  12.   Kasey Brown (Second round)
  13.   Rebecca Chiu (Second round)
  14.   Madeline Perry (Semi-finals)
  15.   Isabelle Stoehr (Second round)
  16.   Samantha Terán (First round)

Draw and resultsEdit

First round Second round Quarter-finals Semi-finals
1   N David 11 11 11    
    S Wee 6 3 2     1   N David 11 11 11    
13   R Chiu 8 6 11 11 11 13   R Chiu 3 8 7    
    L Briggs 11 11 5 6 6 1   N David 11 11 11    
8   L L-Massaro 12 13 11     9   O A Kawy 8 1 9    
    A Naudé 10 11 6     8   L L-Massaro 23 17 14 6 7
9   O A Kawy 11 12 12     9   O A Kawy 21 19 12 11 11
Q   L Hansen 6 10 10     1   N David 11 11 11    
4   N Grainger 11 11 11     14   M Perry 6 8 6    
Q   A Miller 5 6 2     4   N Grainger 11 11 9 10 9
10   V Atkinson 9 7 11 12 5     J Hawkes 6 5 11 12 11
    J Hawkes 11 11 8 10 11     J Hawkes 11 11 9 10 9
6   S Kitchen 11 11 11     14   M Perry 6 5 11 12 11
Q   D Arnold 7 7 4     6   S Kitchen 5 6 2     Final
14   M Perry 6 11 13 11   14   M Perry 11 11 11    
    E Kheirallah 11 8 11 5   1   N David 5 11 11 11  
Q   L W Wern 5 13 4 11   11   V Botwright 11 1 6 9  
12   K Brown 11 11 11 13   12   K Brown 8 2 11    
    R E Weleily 3 11 12 7   5   J Duncalf 11 11 13    
5   J Duncalf 11 6 14 11   5   J Duncalf 11 10 5 11 11
Q   A Au 11 11 3 11   3   N Grinham 8 12 11 6 7
16   S Terán 5 4 11 5   Q   A Au 6 7 4    
    D L-Walter 5 6 9     3   N Grinham 11 11 11    
3   N Grinham 11 11 11     5   J Duncalf 3 6 r    
Q   S Kippax 5 6 5     11   V Botwright 11 11 r    
15   I Stoehr 11 11 11     15   I Stoehr 3 1 7    
Q   L Khan 9 6 14 4   7   A Waters 11 11 11    
7   A Waters 11 11 12 11   7   A Waters 11 11 11 9  
Q   M Manetta 5 7 2     11   V Botwright 13 5 13 11  
11   V Botwright 11 11 11     11   V Botwright 5 13 11 11  
    L Crome 7 6 2     2   R Grinham 11 11 8 8  
2   R Grinham 11 11 11    

Note: * Q = Qualifier, * WC = Wild Card, * w/o = Walkover, * r = Retired

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tournament official site". worldsquash2008.com. Retrieved 22 September 2009.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
Spain (Madrid)
2007
WISPA World Open
England (Manchester)

2008
Succeeded by
Netherlands (Amsterdam) 2009