The NSW Open lost both its sixth seeds on Friday night as Josh Cardwell and Maggy Marshall were both bundled out of the last tournament before the Australian Open.
Australian squash number one David Palmer will be breathing slightly easier following the overnight withdrawal from the Viridian Australian Open of world number five Amr Shabana.
Frenchwoman Camille Serme pulled off the upset of the quarter-finals at the CIMB Singapore Masters squash tournament when she brushed aside world number three Rachael Grinham in straight games 11-5, 11-5, 11-7 on Thursday night.
Australian pair Rachael Grinham and Kasey Brown were in impressive form as they won through to the quarter-finals of the Singapore Masters squash tournament in Singapore on Wednesday night.
Australia has suffered a disappointing loss to Wales in the first round of the teams competition at the World Junior Women’s Championships on Tuesday.
Experienced campaigners David Palmer and Stewart Boswell head the Australian squash team for the World Men’s Teams Championships to be held in the German city of Paderborn from August 21-27.
Brisbane’s Zac Alexander stamped his authority on the rest of the field when he took out the Queensland Open squash title on Sunday without dropping a game throughout the tournament.
Tamika Saxby will take on Hong Kong’s Lee Ka-Yi in the semi-finals of the Classic Plate competition at the Women’s World Junior Squash Championships in Boston after a tough quarter-final win over Canadian Alix Younger.
Top seed Zac Alexander reached the final of the Queensland Open squash tournament when he downed Malta’s Bradley Hindle in a tough semi-final in Brisbane on Saturday.
Cameron Pilley’s hopes of making the final of the Malaysian Open squash tournament in Kuala Lumpur ended when he went down to Pakistani Aamir Atlas Khan in the semi-finals on Friday night.