2008 Women's World Open Squash Championship

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Women's World Open 2008
24th WISPA World Squash Championship
Women's World Squash 2008.png
Location Manchester, England, UK
Date(s) October 11 - 19, 2008
Website
www.squashsite.co.uk/world_open_2008.htm
WISPA World Tour
Category WISPA World Open
Prize money $114,000
Results
Gold medal world centered-2.svg Champion Malaysia Nicol David
Silver medal world centered-2.svg Runner-up England Vicky Botwright
Bronze medal world centered-2.svg Semi-finalists Republic of Ireland M Perry / England J Duncalf
← 2007 Spain Netherlands 2009 →

The 2008 Women's World Open Squash Championship is the women's edition of the World Open, which serves as the individual world championship for squash players. The event took place at the National Squash Centre in Manchester, England from 11 to 19 October 2008.[1]

Ranking points[edit]

In 2008, the points breakdown were as follows:

World Open (2008)
Event W F SF QF 2R 1R
Points (WISPA) 4800 3300 1950 1050 525 300

Seeds[edit]

  1. Malaysia Nicol David (Champion)
  2. Australia Rachael Grinham (Second Round)
  3. Netherlands Natalie Grinham (Quarterfinals)
  4. United States Natalie Grainger (Second Round)
  5. England Jenny Duncalf (Semifinals, retired due to injury)
  6. New Zealand Shelley Kitchen (Second Round)
  7. England Alison Waters (Quarterfinals)
  8. England Laura Lengthorn-Massaro (Second Round)
  9. Egypt Omneya Abdel Kawy (Quarterfinals)
  10. Netherlands Vanessa Atkinson (First Round)
  11. England Vicky Botwright (Final)
  12. Australia Kasey Brown (Second Round)
  13. Hong Kong Rebecca Chiu (Second Round)
  14. Republic of Ireland Madeline Perry (Semifinals)
  15. France Isabelle Stoehr (Second Round)
  16. Mexico Samantha Teran (First Round)

Draw & Results[edit]

First round   Second round   Quarter finals   Semi finals   Final
1  Malaysia N David 11 11 11      
   Malaysia S Wee 6 3 2         1  Malaysia N David 11 11 11      
13  Hong Kong R Chiu 8 6 11 11 11   13  Hong Kong R Chiu 3 8 7      
   England L Briggs 11 11 5 6 6       1  Malaysia N David 11 11 11      
8  England L L-Massaro 12 13 11           9  Egypt O A Kawy 8 1 9      
   Netherlands A Naudé 10 11 6         8  England L L-Massaro 23 17 14 6 7
9  Egypt O A Kawy 11 12 12       9  Egypt O A Kawy 21 19 12 11 11  
Q  Denmark L Hansen 6 10 10           1  Malaysia N David 11 11 11      
4  United States N Grainger 11 11 11           14  Republic of Ireland M Perry 6 8 6      
Q  Canada A Miller 5 6 2         4  United States N Grainger 11 11 9 10 9  
10  Netherlands V Atkinson 9 7 11 12 5      New Zealand J Hawkes 6 5 11 12 11  
   New Zealand J Hawkes 11 11 8 10 11          New Zealand J Hawkes 11 11 9 10 9
6  New Zealand S Kitchen 11 11 11           14  Republic of Ireland M Perry 6 5 11 12 11  
Q  Malaysia D Arnold 7 7 4         6  New Zealand S Kitchen 5 6 2    
14  Republic of Ireland M Perry 6 11 13 11     14  Republic of Ireland M Perry 11 11 11      
   Egypt E Kheirallah 11 8 11 5         1  Malaysia N David 5 11 11 11  
Q  Malaysia L W Wern 5 13 4 11         11  England V Botwright 11 1 6 9  
12  Australia K Brown 11 11 11 13       12  Australia K Brown 8 2 11      
   Egypt R E Weleily 3 11 12 7     5  England J Duncalf 11 11 13      
5  England J Duncalf 11 6 14 11         5  England J Duncalf 11 10 5 11 11  
Q  Hong Kong A Au 11 11 3 11         3  Netherlands N Grinham 8 12 11 6 7  
16  Mexico S Teran 5 4 11 5       Q  Hong Kong A Au 6 7 4    
   England D L-Walter 5 6 9       3  Netherlands N Grinham 11 11 11      
3  Netherlands N Grinham 11 11 11           5  England J Duncalf 3 6 r    
Q  England S Kippax 5 6 5           11  England V Botwright 11 11 r      
15  France I Stoehr 11 11 11         15  France I Stoehr 3 1 7      
Q  United States L Khan 9 6 14 4     7  England A Waters 11 11 11      
7  England A Waters 11 11 12 11         7  England A Waters 11 11 11 9  
Q  Italy M Manetta 5 7 2           11  England V Botwright 13 5 13 11    
11  England V Botwright 11 11 11         11  England V Botwright 5 13 11 11  
   New Zealand L Crome 7 6 2       2  Australia R Grinham 11 11 8 8    
2  Australia R Grinham 11 11 11      


Note: * Q = Qualifier, * WC = Wild Card, * w/o = Walkover, * r = Retired

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tournament official site". worldsquash2008.com. Retrieved 2009-09-22. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Spain (Madrid)
2007
WISPA World Open
England (Manchester)

2008
Succeeded by
Netherlands (Amsterdam) 2009