Qatar Classic

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Qatar Classic
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Details
Event name Qatar Classic Squash Championship
Location Qatar Doha, Qatar
Venue Aspire Academy
Website
www.squashsite.co.uk/qatar/
PSA World Tour
Category World Series Platinum
Prize money $150,000
Most recent champion(s) Egypt Mohamed El Shorbagy
Current Men's Qatar Classic 2013
WSA World Tour
Category World Series
Prize money $74,000
Most recent champion(s) Malaysia Nicol David

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.

Past Results[edit]

Men's[edit]

Year Champion Runner-up Score in final
2014 not held due to the 2014 World Championships
2013 Egypt Mohamed El Shorbagy England Nick Matthew 11-5, 5-11, 11-6, 6-11, 11-4
2012 not held due to the 2012 World Championships
2011 France Gregory Gaultier England James Willstrop 11-8, 11-7, 2-11, 11-8
2010 Egypt Karim Darwish Egypt Amr Shabana 8-11, 11-2, 11-7, 11-6
2009 England Nick Matthew Egypt Karim Darwish 11-5, 12-10, 11-6
2008 Egypt Karim Darwish Egypt Amr Shabana 11-4, 11-5, 11-3
2007 (October) Egypt Amr Shabana France Gregory Gaultier 11-4, 8-11, 11-6, 11-5
2007 (April) Egypt Ramy Ashour Australia David Palmer 8-11, 11-9, 11-9, 11-6
2005 England James Willstrop Australia David Palmer 11-1, 11-7, 11-7
2004 not held due to the 2004 World Open
2003 England Lee Beachill Scotland John White 15-12, 15-5, 11-15, 12-15, 15-9
2002 England Peter Nicol Australia David Palmer 15-9, 13-15, 15-6, 13-15, 15-7
2001 England Peter Nicol Australia David Palmer 15-12, 15-5, 10-15, 12-15, 15-10

Women's[edit]

Year Champion Runner-up Score in final
2014 No competition
2013
2012
2011 Malaysia Nicol David Republic of Ireland Madeline Perry 11-2, 11-7, 11-3
2010 Malaysia Nicol David Australia Rachael Grinham 11-5, 11-8, 11-9
2009 England Jenny Duncalf Australia Rachael Grinham 11-5, 11-3, 11-3
2008 Malaysia Nicol David Netherlands Natalie Grinham 11-7, 11-3, 11-9
2007 (October) Malaysia Nicol David United States Natalie Grainger 9-6, 9-4, 10-9
2007 (April) Malaysia Nicol David Australia Natalie Grinham 9-7, 2-9, 9-7, 9-2
2005 Netherlands Vanessa Atkinson England Vicky Botwright 9-7, 9-4, 9-2
2004 Netherlands Vanessa Atkinson Australia Rachael Grinham 9-4, 9-7, 9-6
2003 United States Natalie Grainger New Zealand Carol Owens 10-9, 9-7, 9-10, 9-4
2002 not held due to the 2002 World Open
2001 Australia Sarah Fitz-Gerald New Zealand Leilani Joyce 9-0 9-2 9-1

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