Qatar Classic

The Qatar Classic is an annual international squash tournament that takes place in Doha, Qatar in October or November. The event was re-established in 2001. Between 1992 and 1997, the tournament was formerly known as the Qatar International.[1] The tournament features both men and women, the men's event is part of the PSA World Series and the women's event is part of the WSA World Series.

Qatar Classic
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Details
Event nameQatar Classic Squash Championship
LocationQatar Doha, Qatar
VenueKahlifa Tennis and Squash Centre
Website
www.squashsite.co.uk/qatar/
Men's PSA World Tour
CategoryWorld Series Platinum
Prize money$177,750
Most recent champion(s)Egypt Ali Farag
CurrentMen's Qatar Classic 2018
Women's PSA World Tour
CategoryWorld Series
Prize money$115,000
Most recent champion(s)England Laura Massaro
CurrentWomen's Qatar Classic 2015

Past ResultsEdit

Men'sEdit

Year Champion Runner-up Score in final
2019 not held due to the 2019–20 World Championships
2018   Ali Farag   Simon Rösner 11-9, 11-7, 11-5
2017   Mohamed El Shorbagy   Tarek Momen 11-8, 10-12, 11-7, 11-7
2016   Karim Abdel Gawad   Mohamed El Shorbagy 12-10, 15-13, 11-7
2015   Mohamed El Shorbagy   Grégory Gaultier 11-5, 11-7, 5-11, 12-10
2014 not held due to the 2014 World Championships
2013   Mohamed El Shorbagy   Nick Matthew 11-5, 5-11, 11-6, 6-11, 11-4
2012 not held due to the 2012 World Championships
2011   Grégory Gaultier   James Willstrop 11-8, 11-7, 2-11, 11-8
2010   Karim Darwish   Amr Shabana 8-11, 11-2, 11-7, 11-6
2009   Nick Matthew   Karim Darwish 11-5, 12-10, 11-6
2008   Karim Darwish   Amr Shabana 11-4, 11-5, 11-3
2007 (October)   Amr Shabana   Grégory Gaultier 11-4, 8-11, 11-6, 11-5
2007 (April)   Ramy Ashour   David Palmer 8-11, 11-9, 11-9, 11-6
2005   James Willstrop   David Palmer 11-1, 11-7, 11-7
2004 not held due to the 2004 World Open
2003   Lee Beachill   John White 15-12, 15-5, 11-15, 12-15, 15-9
2002   Peter Nicol   David Palmer 15-9, 13-15, 15-6, 13-15, 15-7
2001   Peter Nicol   David Palmer 15-12, 15-5, 10-15, 12-15, 15-10

Women'sEdit

Year Champion Runner-up Score in final
2019 No competition
2018
2017
2016
2015   Laura Massaro   Nour El Sherbini 11-8, 12-14, 11-9, 8-11, 11-9
2014 No competition
2013
2012
2011   Nicol David   Madeline Perry 11-2, 11-7, 11-3
2010   Nicol David   Rachael Grinham 11-5, 11-8, 11-9
2009   Jenny Duncalf   Rachael Grinham 11-5, 11-3, 11-3
2008   Nicol David   Natalie Grinham 11-7, 11-3, 11-9
2007 (October)   Nicol David   Natalie Grainger 9-6, 9-4, 10-9
2007 (April)   Nicol David   Natalie Grinham 9-7, 2-9, 9-7, 9-2
2005   Vanessa Atkinson   Vicky Botwright 9-7, 9-4, 9-2
2004   Vanessa Atkinson   Rachael Grinham 9-4, 9-7, 9-6
2003   Natalie Grainger   Carol Owens 10-9, 9-7, 9-10, 9-4
2002 not held due to the 2002 World Open
2001   Sarah Fitz-Gerald   Leilani Joyce 9-0 9-2 9-1

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