2006 Women's World Open Squash Championship

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Women's World Open 2006
23rd WISPA World Squash Championship
Logo Women's World Squash Open 2006.jpeg
LocationBelfast, Northern Ireland, UK
Date(s)November 22–26, 2006
Website
www.squashtalk.com/html/news/oct06/wispadraw06-10-7.htm
WISPA World Tour
CategoryWISPA World Open
Prize money$112,500
Results
Gold medal world centered-2.svg ChampionMalaysia Nicol David
Silver medal world centered-2.svg Runner-upAustralia Natalie Grinham
Bronze medal world centered-2.svg Semi-finalistsAustralia R Grinham / United States N Grainger
← 2005 Hong Kong Spain 2007 →

The 2006 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 in the Ulster Hall in Belfast, Northern Ireland from 22 to 26 November 2006. Nicol David won her second World Open title, beating Natalie Grinham 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 (WISPA) 4800 3300 1950 1050 525 300

Seeds[edit]

  1. Malaysia Nicol David (Champion)
  2. Netherlands Vanessa Atkinson (Second Round)
  3. Australia Rachael Grinham (Semifinals)
  4. Australia Natalie Grinham (Final)
  5. England Vicky Botwright (Second Round)
  6. England Jenny Duncalf (First Round)
  7. England Tania Bailey (Quarterfinals)
  8. Republic of Ireland Madeline Perry (Quarterfinals)
  9. Egypt Omneya Abdel Kawy (Quarterfinals)
  10. England Alison Waters (Second Round)
  11. England Laura Lengthorn-Massaro (Second Round)
  12. Egypt Engy Kheirallah (First Round)
  13. New Zealand Shelley Kitchen (Second Round)
  14. United States Natalie Grainger (Semifinals)
  15. Hong Kong Rebecca Chiu (Second Round)
  16. Netherlands Annelize Naudé (First Round)

Draw & results[edit]

First round Second round Quarter finals Semi finals
1 Malaysia N David 9 9 9    
Q England L Briggs 4 5 4     1 Malaysia N David 9 9 9    
12 Egypt E Kheirallah 5 5 1     Q Mexico S Terán 0 3 2    
Q Mexico S Terán 9 9 9     1 Malaysia N David 10 9 9    
5 England V Botwright 10 9 9     9 Egypt O A Kawy 8 2 4    
  France I Stoehr 8 2 5     5 England V Botwright 9 9 7    
9 Egypt O A Kawy 9 9 9     9 Egypt O A Kawy 10 10 9    
Q Australia A Pittock 4 7 5     1 Malaysia N David 9 9 9    
3 Australia R Grinham 9 9 8 10   3 Australia R Grinham 7 1 1    
  Egypt R E Weleily 1 5 10 8   3 Australia R Grinham 9 9 9    
15 Hong Kong R Chiu 9 9 10     15 Hong Kong R Chiu 2 4 3    
  Republic of Ireland L Mylotte 1 2 9     3 Australia R Grinham 9 9 9    
6 England J Duncalf 4 4 9     11 England L L-Massaro 2 3 6    
Q Guyana N Fernandes 9 9 10     Q Guyana N Fernandes 0 3 2     Final
11 England L L-Massaro 9 9 9     11 England L L-Massaro 9 9 9    
Q South Africa T Swartz 0 2 1     1 Malaysia N David 1 9 3 9 9
Q England B Botwright 1 8 5     4 Australia N Grinham 9 7 9 5 2
10 England A Waters 9 10 9     10 England A Waters 9 4 0 0  
  Malaysia S Wee 5 1 3     7 England T Bailey 6 4 9 9  
7 England T Bailey 9 9 9     7 England T Bailey 5 8 5    
Q Wales T Malik 4 6 5     4 Australia N Grinham 9 10 9    
13 New Zealand S Kitchen 9 9 9     13 New Zealand S Kitchen 4 1 4    
Q New Zealand J Hawkes 0 1 4     4 Australia N Grinham 9 9 9    
4 Australia N Grinham 9 9 9     4 Australia N Grinham 9 10 9    
  Australia K Brown 9 5 10 9   14 United States N Grainger 4 8 6    
16 Netherlands A Naudé 1 9 9 7     Australia K Brown 7 0 9 2  
  Republic of Ireland A Blake 3 5 0     8 Republic of Ireland M Perry 9 9 5 9  
8 Republic of Ireland M Perry 9 9 9     8 Republic of Ireland M Perry 2 4 5    
  Scotland P Nimmo 3 3 r     14 United States N Grainger 9 9 9    
14 United States N Grainger 9 9 r     14 United States N Grainger 6 2 9 9 9
  England D L-Walter 2 6 0     2 Netherlands V Atkinson 9 9 2 1 7
2 Netherlands V Atkinson 9 9 9    

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

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Hong Kong
2005
WISPA World Open
Northern Ireland (Belfast)

2006
Succeeded by
Spain (Madrid) 2007