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Joshua Larkin (left) and Dimitri Steinmann (centre) contested the final

Weekend RoundUp: Steinmann Claims Maiden Tour Title at Tarra Volkswagen Bega Open

Switzerland’s World No.129 Dimitri Steinmann claimed the Tarra Volkswagen Bega Open M5 title after beating an in-form Joshua Larkin to win his maiden PSA World Tour title.

Coming into the tournament, Australia’s Larkin had won two back-to-back PSA World Tour titles at the City of Greater Shepparton International and City of Greater Bendigo International and was the top seed in the tournament.

However, Steinmann – who had only dropped one game throughout the entire tournament – put in a strong performance to lift the title in straight games by an 11-7, 11-8, 11-4 scoreline in 42 minutes.

Tarra Volkswagen Bega Open 2017 – Results

Final – result
[2] Dimitri Steinmann (SUI) bt [1] Joshua Larkin (AUS) 3-0: 11-7, 11-8, 11-4 (42m)

Semi-finals – results
[1] Joshua Larkin (AUS) bt [3] Ben Grindrod (NZL) 3-0: 11-5, 11-6, 13-11 (37m)
[2] Dimitri Steinmann (SUI) bt [4] Rhys Dowling (AUS) 3-0: 16-14, 11-8, 11-6 (55m)

Quarter-finals – results
[1] Joshua Larkin (AUS) bt [6] Ko Youngjo (KOR) 3-0: 11-5, 11-8, 11-8 (38m)
[4] Rhys Dowling (AUS) bt Joeri Hapers (BEL) 3-1: 5-11, 12-10, 11-4, 11-6 (48m)
[3] Ben Grindrod (NZL) bt [Q] Scott Galloway (NZL) 3-1: 11-5, 11-5, 6-11, 11-8 (32m)
[2] Dimitri Steinmann (SUI) bt [8] Luke Jones 3-0: 11-9, 11-8, 11-6 (24m)

Round one – results
[1] Joshua Larkin (AUS) bt Joel Luca (AUS) 3-0: 11-3, 11-7, 11-6 (26m)
[4] Rhys Dowling (AUS) bt [Q] Jong Myoung Park (KOR) 3-2: 11-13, 11-7, 6-11, 11-2, 11-2 (58m)
[6] Ko Youngjo (KOR) bt Syed Azlan Amjad (QAT) 3-2: 11-7, 7-11, 6-11, 11-4, 11-9 (56m)
Joeri Hapers (BEL) bt [5] Connor Sheen (ENG) 3-1: 11-7, 11-7, 8-11, 11-4 (32m)
[Q] Scott Galloway (NZL) bt [7] Chang-Wook Woo (KOR) 3-0: 11-6, 11-7, 11-6 (31m)
[8] Luke Jones (NZL) bt [Q] Darcy Evans (AUS) 3-1: 9-11, 11-5, 11-8, 11-4 (25m)
[3] Ben Grindrod (NZL) bt [Q] Naoki Hayashi (JPN) 3-1: 11-4, 7-11, 13-11, 11-8 (42m)
[2] Dimitri Steinmann (SUI) bt Luca Wilhelmi (SUI) 3-1: 11-8, 11-6, 6-11, 11-8 (38m)

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