WSA World Series

The WSA World Series (formerly known as the WISPA World Series) is a series of women's squash tournaments which are part of the Women's Squash Association (WSA) World Tour for the 2014 squash season. The eight best-performing players in the World Series events qualify for the annual WSA World Series Finals tournament.

WSA World Series
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Event nameWSA World Series
Website
wsaworldtour.com/site/players/world-series-standings
Women's PSA World Tour
CurrentWSA World Series 2014
Squash

Each year, several tournaments on the tour are designated World Series events. These include major events such as the World Championship, the US Open or the British Open. Then, early the next year, the eight best-performing players from the World Series events are invited to compete in the WSA World Series Finals (a similar event to the WTA Tour Championships).

A similar series on the men's tour is the PSA World Series.

TournamentsEdit

Here is the list of tournaments that have been at least a season WSA World Series tournament :

Tournament Country Location (the last) Notable venue Began
World Championship / / / 1976
British Open   Great Britain Hull Sports Arena 1922
US Open   United States Philadelphia Daskalakis Athletic Center 2010
Malaysian Open   Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Nu Sentral Mall 1975
Hong Kong Open   Hong Kong Hong Kong Tsim Sha Tsui 2001
Kuala Lumpur Open   Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Berjaya Times Square 2002
Qatar Classic   Qatar Doha Aspire Academy Squash Complex 2001
Cayman Islands Open   Cayman Islands Grand Cayman / 2009
Australian Open   Australia Canberra National Convention Centre 1979

WSA World Series Ranking PointsEdit

WSA World Series events also have a separate World Series ranking. Points for this are calculated on a cumulative basis after each World Series event.

Tournament World Series Ranking Points
Rank Prize Money US$ Ranking Points Winner Runner up 3/4 5/8 9/16 17/32
World Series $70,000+ 625 points 100 65 40 25 15 10

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In the same time, the players competing in WSA World Series Events earn world ranking points according to the prize money, classification of the event, and the final position in the draw the player reaches.

Tournament Classification World Ranking Points
Rank Prize Money US$ Ranking Points Winner Runner up 3/4 5/8 9/16 17/32 Last Rnd Q.
World Open $150,000 + 35,050 5,300 3,630 2,150 1,150 575 330 170
World Series Platinum $95,000 - $149,999 30,000 4,800 3,300 1,950 1,050 525 300 150
World Series Gold $70,000 - $94,999 21,000 3,360 2,310 1,365 7,35 365.5 210 105

Past World Series FinalsEdit

Year Champion Runner-up Score in final
2014 World Series Finals were not held
2013
2012   Nicol David   Laura Massaro 11–3, 11–2, 11–9
2011   Nicol David   Madeline Perry 11–9, 11–9, 11–9

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World series Prize Money" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-06-29.

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