2009 Men's World Open Squash Championship

The 2009 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 the Kuwait City in Kuwait from 1 to 7 November 2009. Amr Shabana won his fourth World Open title, defeating Ramy Ashour in the final.

Men's World Open 2009
31st PSA World Squash Championship
Logo Kuwait World Open 2009.jpg
LocationKuwait Kuwait City, Kuwait
Date(s)November 1–7, 2009
Website
www.squashsite.co.uk/2009/kuwait_09.htm
PSA World Tour
CategoryPSA World Open
Prize money$277,500
Results
Gold medal world centered-2.svg ChampionEgypt Amr Shabana
Silver medal world centered-2.svg Runner-upEgypt Ramy Ashour
Bronze medal world centered-2.svg Semi-finalistsFrance Grégory Gaultier
England James Willstrop
← 2008 England Saudi Arabia 2010 →

Ranking pointsEdit

In 2009, the points breakdown were as follows:

World Open (2009)
Event W F SF QF 3R 2R 1R
Points (PSA) 2625 1725 1050 637,5 375 187,5 112,5

SeedsEdit

  1.   Karim Darwish (Third Round)
  2.   Grégory Gaultier (Semifinals)
  3.   Ramy Ashour (Final)
  4.   Amr Shabana (Champion)
  5.   Nick Matthew (Quarterfinals)
  6.   David Palmer (Second Round)
  7.   Peter Barker (Quarterfinals)
  8.   Thierry Lincou (Quarterfinals)
  9.   Wael El Hindi (Quarterfinals)
  10.   Adrian Grant (Second Round)
  11.   James Willstrop (Semifinals)
  12.   Mohd Azlan Iskandar (Second Round)
  13.   Ong Beng Hee (Third Round)
  14.   Laurens Jan Anjema (Third Round)
  15.   Alister Walker (Third Round)
  16.   Mohamed El Shorbagy (Second Round)

Draws & ResultsEdit

 
2009 PSA Kuwait World Open

FinalsEdit

Quarter finals Semi finals Final
                     
11   James Willstrop 11 11 11    
8   Thierry Lincou 9 5 5    
11   James Willstrop 5 9 11 9  
4   Amr Shabana 11 11 6 11  
4   Amr Shabana 11 11 11    
9   Wael El Hindi 1 5 9    
4   Amr Shabana 11 11 11    
3   Ramy Ashour 8 8 5    
7   Peter Barker 8 3 11 8  
3   Ramy Ashour 11 11 9 11  
3   Ramy Ashour 11 11 12    
2   Grégory Gaultier 5 9 10    
5   Nick Matthew 11 8 11 6 4
2   Grégory Gaultier 8 11 2 11 11

Top HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarter finals
1   Karim Darwish 17 11 11
  Mansoor Zaman 15 4 7 1   Karim Darwish 11 11 9 11
29   Saurav Ghosal 0 11 11 11 29   Saurav Ghosal 4 5 11 1
Q   Mathieu Castagnet 11 6 8 8 1   Karim Darwish 7 7 11 9
11   James Willstrop 13 11 11 11   James Willstrop 11 11 3 11
Q   Robbie Temple 11 7 0 14   James Willstrop 11 11 11
28   Jonathan Kemp 11 11 11 28   Jonathan Kemp 5 5 5
  Arturo Salazar 7 4 5 11   James Willstrop 11 11 11
8   Thierry Lincou 11 11 11 8   Thierry Lincou 9 5 5
Q   Yasir Butt 5 7 3 8   Thierry Lincou 7 11 11 11
18   Stewart Boswell 11 12 11 18   Stewart Boswell 11 6 8 1
Q   Scott Arnold 8 10 6 8   Thierry Lincou 11 11 4 11
15   Alister Walker 11 11 6 11 15   Alister Walker 2 8 11 6
  Márk Krajcsák 6 6 11 5 15   Alister Walker 11 11 7 11
30   Shahier Razik 9 11 5 3   Renan Lavigne 7 7 11 9
  Renan Lavigne 11 9 11 11

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarter finals
4   Amr Shabana 11 11 11
Q   Shaun Le Roux 6 5 6 4   Amr Shabana 11 11 11
24   Omar Mosaad 11 10 11 9 11 24   Omar Mosaad 8 8 6
WC   Abdullah Al Muzayen 9 12 6 11 8 4   Amr Shabana 11 11 11
12   Mohd Azlan Iskandar 11 11 11 22   Daryl Selby 9 6 8
  Aaron Frankcomb 6 4 2 12   Mohd Azlan Iskandar 7 11 11 7 8
22   Daryl Selby 11 11 11 22   Daryl Selby 11 7 9 11 11
Q   Stephen Coppinger 8 6 6 4   Amr Shabana 11 11 11
6   David Palmer 11 11 11 9   Wael El Hindi 1 5 9
Q   Julien Balbo 5 4 6 6   David Palmer 12 10 7
25   Tarek Momen 11 11 11 25   Tarek Momen 14 12 11
  Ben Ford 9 3 6 25   Tarek Momen 12 6 7 6
9   Wael El Hindi 9 11 11 9 11 9   Wael El Hindi 10 11 11 11
  Stéphane Galifi 11 8 3 11 6 9   Wael El Hindi 11 11 11
26   Joey Barrington 8 10 9   Amr Swelim 7 7 7
  Amr Swelim 11 12 11

Bottom HalfEdit

Section 1Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarter finals
  Chris Simpson 11 12 6 8 5
21   Hisham Ashour 6 10 11 11 11 21   Hisham Ashour 13 12 11
  Chris Ryder 7 6 6 10   Adrian Grant 11 10 9
10   Adrian Grant 11 11 11 21   Hisham Ashour 6 5 11 9
Q   Martin Knight 6 7 9 7   Peter Barker 11 11 8 11
19   Olli Tuominen 11 11 11 19   Olli Tuominen 5 4 2
  Nicolas Müller 7 2 10 7   Peter Barker 11 11 11
7   Peter Barker 11 11 11 7   Peter Barker 8 3 11 8
  Simon Rösner 9 9 5 3   Ramy Ashour 11 11 9 11
17   Aamir Atlas Khan 11 11 11 17   Aamir Atlas Khan 6 11 2 5
  Rasmus Nielsen 13 6 5 14   Laurens Jan Anjema 11 8 11 11
14   Laurens Jan Anjema 15 11 11 14   Laurens Jan Anjema 5 11 5 7
  Omar Abdel Aziz 11 11 15 3   Ramy Ashour 11 7 11 11
23   Miguel Á. Rodríguez 5 6 13   Omar Abdel Aziz 10 8 3
  Jorge Baltazar 11 0 ret 3   Ramy Ashour 12 11 11
3   Ramy Ashour 13 0

Section 2Edit

First round Second round Third round Quarter finals
Q   Joe Lee 6 4 10
20   Cameron Pilley 11 11 11 20   Cameron Pilley 9 8 11 11 11
Q   Mohd Nafi. Adnan 7 5 5 16   Mohd El Shorbagy 11 11 3 4 3
16   Mohd El Shorbagy 11 11 11 20   Cameron Pilley 6 3 2
Q   Yann Perrin 13 6 11 2 5   Nick Matthew 11 11 11
27   Davide Bianchetti 15 11 6 11 27   Davide Bianchetti 2 3 6
Q   John Rooney 6 ret 5   Nick Matthew 11 11 11
5   Nick Matthew 11 5   Nick Matthew 11 8 11 6 4
Q   Arthur Gaskin 7 11 2 0 2   Grégory Gaultier 8 11 2 11 11
31   Tom Richards 11 7 11 11 31   Tom Richards 11 4 4 9
  Mohd Ali Anwar Reda 12 11 6 8 13   Ong Beng Hee 7 11 11 11
13   Ong Beng Hee 14 6 11 11 13   Ong Beng Hee 4 5 9
  Kashif Shuja 5 8 10 2   Grégory Gaultier 11 11 11
32   Julian Illingworth 11 11 12 32   Julian Illingworth 3 8 11 3
Q   Alan Clyne 2 5 7 2   Grégory Gaultier 11 11 8 11
2   Grégory Gaultier 11 11 11

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

Preceded by
England (Manchester)
2008
PSA World Open
Kuwait (Kuwait City)

2009
Succeeded by
Saudi Arabia (Al Khobar) 2010