Qatar Classic

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Qatar Classic
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Details
Event name Qatar Classic Squash Championship
Location Qatar Doha, Qatar
Venue Kahlifa Tennis and Squash Centre
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 2015
WSA World Tour
Category World Series
Prize money $115,000
Most recent champion(s) England Laura Massaro
Current Women's Qatar Classic 2015

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
2015 Egypt Mohamed El Shorbagy France Grégory Gaultier 11-5, 11-7, 5-11, 12-10
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 Grégory 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 Grégory 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
2015 England Laura Massaro Egypt Nour El Sherbini 11-8, 12-14, 11-9, 8-11, 11-9
2014 No competition due to high temperatures
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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