Two sets to love down, and barely able to breathe, Australia’s Lisa Camilleri has clawed her way back to win the Mackay Open 2013, her third Australian title in a row.
It was the second straight title in two weeks for both Queensland's Lisa Camilleri and Czech Jan Koukal. Last week both athletes claimed the Queensland Open and they backed it up with the Caboolture titles.
The International Olympic Committee’s decision to deny squash a start in the Olympics hit the sport hard this year. Australia’s top-ranked player, Cameron Pilley, is still struggling to understand.
It’s been a tough year for Queensland’s Lisa Camilleri, a series of annoying injuries frustrating her attempts to join the elites of World Squash. On Sunday she put all those setbacks behind her to clinch her first title for 2013.
FInalists set for the Queensland Open 2013. But women's number one Milou Van Der Heijden can expect a tough encounter today when she takes on 30-year-old second seed Lisa Camilleri for the title.
Czech Jan Koukal will play unseeded Dutchman Sebastiaan Weenink in the PSA final.
No Surprises in Round 2
Top seeds all advance in the Queensland Open. Christine Nunn, Lisa Camilleri and Tamika Saxby still in the hunt for the WSA Title.
Australia's Kasey Brown produced a resounding upset in the second round of the Women's Delaware Investments U.S. Open Championship when she despatched seventh seed Jenny Duncalf.
Sarah Cardwell gave herself the best possible 22nd birthday present by outlasting higher-ranked Pakistani Maria Toorpakai Wazir 11-2, 11-8, 2-11, 3-11, 11-8 in 46 minutes.
Steven Finitsis was taken the full distance by fellow Australian Rex Hedrick before winning a see-saw affair 7-11, 11-5, 6-11, 11-4, 11-5 in 78 minutes.
Queensland retain Australian Junior Teams Championship, with New South Wales runners-up.