2006 Men's World Open Squash Championship

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Men's World Open 2006
28th PSA World Squash Championship
Logo Al Ahram World Open 2006.jpg
Location Egypt Cairo, Egypt
Date(s) September 1–6, 2006
Website
www.squashsite.co.uk/world_open_2006.htm
PSA World Tour
Category PSA World Open
Prize money $152,500
Results
Gold medal world centered-2.svg Champion Australia David Palmer
Silver medal world centered-2.svg Runner-up France Gregory Gaultier
Bronze medal world centered-2.svg Semi-finalists Egypt A Shabana / France T Lincou
← 2005 Hong Kong Bermuda 2007 →

The 2006 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 just in front of the pyramids in Cairo in Egypt from 1 September to 6 September 2006. David Palmer won his second World Open title, defeating Gregory Gaultier in the final.

Ranking points[edit]

In 2006, the points breakdown were as follows:

World Open (2006)
Event W F SF QF 2R 1R
Points (PSA) 2187,5 1437,5 875 531,25 312,5 156,25

Seeds[edit]

  1. Egypt Amr Shabana (Semifinals)
  2. Australia David Palmer (Champion)
  3. France Thierry Lincou (Semifinals)
  4. England James Willstrop (First Round)
  5. Australia Anthony Ricketts (Quarterfinals)
  6. England Peter Nicol (Quarterfinals)
  7. England Nick Matthew (Second Round)
  8. France Gregory Gaultier (Final)
  9. Egypt Karim Darwish (First Round)
  10. England Lee Beachill (Second Round)
  11. Scotland John White (Second Round)
  12. Malaysia Mohd Azlan Iskandar (First Round)
  13. Malaysia Ong Beng Hee (Second Round)
  14. Finland Olli Tuominen (Second Round)
  15. Australia Stewart Boswell (Second Round)
  16. England Adrian Grant (Second Round)

Draws & Results[edit]

First round   Second round   Quarter finals   Semi finals   Final
1  Egypt Amr Shabana 11 5 11 11  
Q  England Peter Barker 7 11 4 6     1  Egypt Amr Shabana 11 5 11 13  
 Egypt Mohammed Abbas 11 11 5 13    Egypt Mohammed Abbas 6 11 9 11  
12  Malaysia Mohd Azlan Iskandar 8 5 11 13       1  Egypt Amr Shabana 11 11 11  
7  England Nick Matthew 13 11 11        Egypt Wael El Hindi 5 7 5  
 Wales Alex Gough 11 3 3     7  England Nick Matthew 8 11 4 11 10
9  Egypt Karim Darwish 11 3 5 10    Egypt Wael El Hindi 11 4 11 2 12  
 Egypt Wael El Hindi 5 11 11 12       1  Egypt Amr Shabana 5 7 11 9  
4  England James Willstrop w/o       8  France Gregory Gaultier 11 11 2 11  
 Egypt Ramy Ashour      Egypt Ramy Ashour 11 10 6 11 11  
10  England Lee Beachill 11 11 11   10  England Lee Beachill 4 12 11 8 5  
Q  Spain Borja Golan 7 5 7        Egypt Ramy Ashour 11 9 2
8  France Gregory Gaultier 11 11 11       8  France Gregory Gaultier 13 11 11  
Q  Egypt Tarek Momen 6 5 6     8  France Gregory Gaultier 11 11 11
11  Scotland John White 11 11 7 8 11   11  Scotland John White 3 6 8  
Q  Netherlands Laurens Jan Anjema 6 6 11 11 8       8  France Gregory Gaultier 11 11 9 14 2
Q  Egypt Hisham Ashour 9 5 8       2  Australia David Palmer 9 9 11 16 11
15  Australia Stewart Boswell 11 11 11     15  Australia Stewart Boswell 11 10 7 2  
 Canada Graham Ryding 4 11 9 11 10   6  England Peter Nicol 7 12 11 11  
6  England Peter Nicol 11 5 11 9 12       6  England Peter Nicol 6 11 9 6  
 Canada Shahier Razik 11 9 11 7 12       3  France Thierry Lincou 11 5 11 11  
14  Finland Olli Tuominen 8 11 5 11 14     14  Finland Olli Tuominen 10 11 3 8
Q  England Alister Walker 11 7 2 6   3  France Thierry Lincou 12 9 11 11  
3  France Thierry Lincou 4 11 11 11       3  France Thierry Lincou 2 10 12 5
Q  Italy Davide Bianchetti 11 8 5 11 5       2  Australia David Palmer 11 12 10 11  
16  England Adrian Grant 7 11 11 9 11     16  England Adrian Grant 6 11 6 8  
WC  Egypt Omar Mosaad 7 5 13 3   5  Australia Anthony Ricketts 11 9 11 11  
5  Australia Anthony Ricketts 11 11 11 11       5  Australia Anthony Ricketts 11 3 6 7
 Australia Cameron Pilley 5 7 3       2  Australia David Palmer 9 11 11 11  
13  Malaysia Ong Beng Hee 11 11 11     13  Malaysia Ong Beng Hee 12 8 8
Q  Pakistan Aamir Atlas Khan 4 3 1   2  Australia David Palmer 14 11 11  
2  Australia David Palmer 11 11 11  


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Preceded by
Hong Kong
2005
PSA World Open
Egypt (Cairo)

2006
Succeeded by
Bermuda (Hamilton)
2007