Christine Nunn received the news on Friday she'd been called up to the Australian team for the World Teams Championships, and responded by last night wrapping up the Queensland Open title.
Whatever happens on Sunday, Australia is guaranteed a title holder at the Queensland Open. Defending champion Lisa Camilleri will take on Melbourne's Christine Nunn in the women's final.
A niggling injury forced Lisa Camilleri to withdraw from a tournament in Japan last weekend, but she showed no ill effects on Friday as she began her defence of her Queensland Open title.
She had to travel a long way to do it, but England's Victoria Temple Murray is tonight celebrating her first tour title victory. And Robertino Pezzota went one better than seven days ago, winning an all-Argentine men's final
Victoria's Sarah Cardwell plays in her second final on the Australian tour this year on Sunday, but will have to overcome England's Victoria Temple Murray to breakthrough for her maiden 2014 title.
It was another big day for our International guests on Friday; they managed to see off the Australian men's top seed and our second-seeded woman in the Mackay Open
Squash Australia has named the junior squad to take on Malaysia and Singapore in test matches plus compete in the Kuala Lumpur and Singapore Junior Opens later this year.
Victoria lands the rights to host the Australian Squash Championships 2014
Australia's two most successful female players of the modern era, Kasey Brown and Rachael Grinham, will lead our women's team at December's World Championships in Canada.
An 18-year-old Egyptian and an unseeded Englishwoman stole the show on the final day of the Tasmania Open in Devonport. It's unlikely both will sneak under the handicapper's guard again!