2013 WSA World Tour

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The WSA World Tour 2013 is the international squash tour and organized circuit, organized by the Women's Squash Association (WSA) for the 2013 squash season. The most important tournament in the series is the World Open held in Penang in Malaysia in March 2014. The tour features three categories of regular events, the World Series, which features the highest prize money and the best fields, Gold and Silver tournaments.[1]

WSA World Tour 2013
Details
Event nameWSA World Tour 2013
Tournaments62
CategoriesWSA World Open
WSA World Series (5)
WSA Gold & Silver (8)
WSA Tour (48)
Website
www.wsaworldtour.com
Achievements
World Number 1Malaysia Nicol David
(12 months)
World ChampionEngland Laura Massaro
Awards
Player of the yearEngland Laura Massaro
Comeback player of the yearAustralia Lisa Camilleri
Breakthrough player of the yearEngland Sarah-Jane Perry
← 2012
2014 →

2013 CalendarEdit

The Women's Squash Association organises the WSA World Tour, the female equivalent of the PSA World Tour[2] Listed below are the most important events on the tour.

World OpenEdit

Tournament Date Champion Runner-Up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
WSA World Open 2013
  Penang, Malaysia
World Open
$120,000 - Draw
14–21 March 2014   Laura Massaro
11–7, 6-11, 11–9, 5-11, 11–9
  Nour El Sherbini   Nicol David
  Raneem El Weleily
  Joelle King
  Low Wee Wern
  Madeline Perry
  Camille Serme

World SeriesEdit

Tournament Date Champion Runner-Up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
Kuala Lumpur Open Squash Championships 2013
  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
World Series Gold
$70,000 - Draw
27–31 March 2013   Laura Massaro
11-9, 11-7, 11-6
  Alison Waters   Nicol David
  Joelle King
  Jenny Duncalf
  Madeline Perry
  Nour El Sherbini
  Natalie Grinham
British Open 2013
  Hull, England
World Series Platinum
$95,000 - Draw
21–26 May 2013   Laura Massaro
11-4, 3-11, 12-10, 11-8
  Nicol David   Raneem El Weleily
  Alison Waters
  Joelle King
  Jenny Duncalf
  Kasey Brown
  Omneya Abdel Kawy
Malaysian Open Squash Championships 2013
  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
World Series Gold
$70,000 - Draw
12–15 September 2013   Nicol David
13-11, 11-13, 7-11, 11-8, 11-5
  Raneem El Weleily   Laura Massaro
  Camille Serme
  Joelle King
  Low Wee Wern
  Jenny Duncalf
  Sarah-Jane Perry
US Open 2013
  Philadelphia, United States
World Series Platinum
$115,000 - Draw
13–18 October 2013   Nicol David
11-8, 11-7, 11-6
  Laura Massaro   Joelle King
  Low Wee Wern
  Raneem El Weleily
  Alison Waters
  Madeline Perry
  Kasey Brown
Hong Kong Open 2013
  Hong Kong, China
World Series Gold
$70,000 - Draw
4-8 December 2013   Nicol David
11-7, 11-7, 12-10
  Raneem El Weleily   Alison Waters
  Annie Au
  Laura Massaro
  Jenny Duncalf
  Omneya Abdel Kawy
  Joshna Chinappa

Gold 50Edit

Tournament Date Champion Runner-Up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
Cleveland Classic 2013
  Cleveland, United States
Gold 50
$50,000 - Draw
2–5 February 2013   Raneem El Weleily
3-11, 11-5, 9-11, 11-5, 11-9
  Nicol David   Alison Waters
  Madeline Perry
  Joelle King
  Nour El Sherbini
  Low Wee Wern
  Annie Au
Carol Weymuller Open 2013
  Brooklyn, United States
Gold 50
$50,000 - Draw
3–6 October 2013   Nicol David
12-10, 11-2, 11-5
  Camille Serme   Laura Massaro
  Raneem El Weleily
  Joelle King
  Low Wee Wern
  Jenny Duncalf
  Dipika Pallikal
China Squash Open 2013
  Shanghai, China
Gold 50
$50,000 - Draw
24–27 October 2013   Nicol David
8-11, 6-11, 11-7, 11-7, 11-8
  Raneem El Weleily   Joelle King
  Natalie Grinham
  Alison Waters
  Low Wee Wern
  Jenny Duncalf
  Dipika Pallikal

Silver 35Edit

Tournament Date Champion Runner-Up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
Greenwich Open 2013
  New York City, United States
Silver 35
$35,000
25–28 January 2013   Nour El Sherbini
11-7 5-11 11-7 5-11 14-12
  Low Wee Wern   Kasey Brown
  Camille Serme
  Raneem El Weleily
  Madeline Perry
  Dipika Pallikal
  Nour El Tayeb
Texas Open 2013
  Dallas, United States
Silver 35
$35,000
9–12 May 2013   Madeline Perry
9-11 11-8 8-11 11-5 11-6
  Natalie Grinham   Joelle King
  Jenny Duncalf
  Kasey Brown
  Rachael Grinham
  Sarah-Jane Perry
  Misaki Kobayashi
Macau Open 2013
  Macau, China
Silver 35
$35,000
17–20 October 2013   Dipika Pallikal
12-10 5-11 11-7 11-9
  Rachael Grinham   Natalie Grinham
  Joey Chan
  Annie Au
  Joshna Chinappa
  Emma Beddoes
  Delia Arnold

Silver 25Edit

Tournament Date Champion Runner-Up Semifinalists Quarterfinalists
Tournament of Champions 2013
  New York City, United States
Silver 25
$25,000
21–24 January 2013   Natalie Grinham
11-6 11-6 11-5
  Kasey Brown   Madeline Perry
  Rachael Grinham
  Amanda Sobhy
  Joey Chan
  Sarah Kippax
  Joshna Chinappa
Monte Carlo Classic 2013
  Monte Carlo, Monaco
Silver 25
$25,000
28 October - 1 November 2013   Camille Serme
11-7, 17-15, 9-11, 11-8
  Laura Massaro   Natalie Grinham
  Nouran Gohar
  Nicolette Fernandes
  Aisling Blake
  Latasha Khan
  Heba El Torky

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Year end world top 10 playersEdit

Rank 2013
1   Nicol David 3499.38
2   Laura Massaro 2278.94
3   Raneem El Weleily 1656.25
4   Alison Waters 1185.94
5   Camille Serme 1071.88
6   Joelle King 1040.29
7   Jenny Duncalf 952.94
8   Low Wee Wern 904.71
9   Natalie Grinham 902.29
10   Madeline Perry 867.58

RetirementsEdit

Following is a list of notable players (winners of a main tour title, and/or part of the WSA World Rankings top 30 for at least one month) who announced their retirement from professional squash, became inactive, or were permanently banned from playing, during the 2013 season:

  •   Jaclyn Hawkes (born 3 December 1982 in the Hong Kong) joined the pro tour in 2003, reached the singles no. 12 spot in December 2012. She won 3 WSA World Tour titles. She retired in January 2013 after losing in the first round of the Carol Weymuller Open in September 2012.[4]
  •   Lauren Briggs (born 8 August 1979 in the Stanford-Le-Hope) joined the pro tour in 1999, reached the singles no. 18 spot in December 2008. She won 12 WSA World Tour titles, winning in America, Finland, France, Holland, Malaysia, Switzerland, England, Scotland and Wales. She retired in November after competing a last time in the British Open.[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-08-17. Retrieved 2013-07-03.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-08-17. Retrieved 2013-07-03.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ http://www.horizonsolutions.tv/entry/wispa/calendar.php
  4. ^ "Jaclyn Hawkes retires from squash". 5 February 2013.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Lauren Briggs profile".

External linksEdit