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Weekend RoundUp: Parker Takes West of Ireland Open Title

England’s World No.56 George Parker claimed the Garavan’s West of Ireland Open title over the weekend as a handful of PSA World Tour tournaments came to an end.

Top seed Parker – who now has three PSA titles in 2018 – defeated number seven seed and compatriot Charlie Lee in the final by an 11-9, 11-5, 3-11, 11-6 scoreline and pick up his seventh PSA World Tour title.

Elsewhere, at the Assore Balwin Gauteng Open, South Africans Jean-Pierre Brits and Alexandra Fuller, claimed the men’s and women’s titles, respectively.

Qualifier and World No.208 Brits defeated top seed Czech Republic’s Martin Svec in the final, after coming from a game down to win 7-11, 11-7, 11-5, 11-8 in 64 minutes to claim his maiden PSA World Tour title.

Meanwhile, top seed Fuller, overcame compatriot and number two seed Milnay Louw in the final of the women’s event to win in straight-games in under half an hour and claim her second title of 2018 after winning the Bermuda Open.

At the Guatemala 5k Open it was home talent and World No.185 Josue Enriquez who claimed victory after defeat top seed Mexico’s Leonel Cardenas 3-1 in the final.

Number three seed Enriquez was competing in his first ever PSA World Tour title as he lifted his maiden crown on the Tour.

Finally, at the Madison Open, it was Indian Qualifier Velavan Senthilkumar who stunned the field as he took out a number of top seeds en route to the final before beating South Africa’s Tristan Eysele 7-11, 13-11, 12-4, 11-4 in the final.

For the World No.255 it also marks his first ever title win on the PSA World Tour.

Results
Assore Balwin Gauteng Open
Men’s round one
[WC] Wayne Sithole (RSA) bt [6] Ben Coates (ENG) 3-1: 11-9, 4-11, 11-2, 11-6 (41m)
[Q] Christo Potgieter (RSA) bt [3] Alex Noakes (ENG) 3-0: 11-9, 11-7, 11-4 (38m)
[7] Stuart Macgregor (ENG) bt Ruan Olivier (RSA) 3-0: 11-3, 11-4, 11-4 (37m)
[2] Abhay Singh (IND) bt Adrian Leanza (USA) 3-0: 11-5, 12-10, 11-7 (33m)
[1] Martin Svec (CZE) bt Guhan Senthilkumar (IND) 3-0: 11-2, 11-8, 11-4 (26m)
[Q] Dylan Groenewald (RSA) bt [5] Kyle Finch (ENG) 3-1: 12-10, 12-10, 16-18, 11-5 (47m)
[Q] Karim Magdy (EGY) bt [4] Ondrej Uherka (CZE) 3-0: 11-6, 14-12, 11-6 (104m)
[Q] Jean-Pierre Brits (RSA) bt [8] Blessing Muhwati (ZIM) 3-0: 11-9, 11-7, 12-10 (33m)

Women’s round one
Winifer Bonilla (GUA) bt [5] Eva Fertekova (CZE) 3-1: 11-9, 11-13, 11-7, 11-8 (44m)
[Q] Alexa Pienaar (RSA) bt [4] Nazihah Hanis (MAS) 3-1: 9-11, 11-8, 11-2, 11-8 (42m)
[1] Alexandra Fuller (RSA) bt [Q] Kacey-Leigh Dodd (RSA) 3-0: 11-5, 11-3, 11-3 (16m)
[Q] Adel Sammons (RSA) bt [3] Jelena Dutina (SRB) 3-0: 11-3, 14-12, 11-4 (26m)
Salma Youssef (EGY) bt [6] Makgosi Peloakgosi (RSA) 3-0: 11-6, 11-3, 11-4 (16m)
[L] Cheyna Tucker (RSA) bt [8] Reem Youssef Kaisar (SYR) 3-0: Walkover
[7] Amy Jones (ENG) bt [L] Panashe Sithole (RSA) 3-0: 12-10, 14-12, 15-13 (35m)
[2] Milnay Louw (RSA) bt [Q] Angie Clifton-Parks (RSA) 3-0: 11-4, 11-6, 11-2 (20m)

Men’s quarter-final
[Q] Christo Potgieter (RSA) bt [Q] Dylan Groenewald (RSA) 3-0: 11-9, 11-3, 11-5 (34m)
[1] Martin Svec (CZE) bt [WC] Wayne Sithole (RSA) 3-2: 11-9, 8-11, 11-9, 9-11, 11-7 (70m)
[Q] Karim Magdy (EGY) bt [7] Stuart Macgregor (ENG) 3-1: 11-3, 11-9, 10-12, 11-5 (64m)
[Q] Jean-Pierre Brits (RSA) bt [2] Abhay Singh (IND) 3-1: 11-4, 10-12, 11-6, 11-7 (33m)

Women’s quarter-final
[1] Alexandra Fuller (RSA) bt Winifer Bonilla (GUA) 3-0: 11-0, 11-5, 11-4 (18m)3-0
[L] Cheyna Tucker (RSA) bt [Q] Alexa Pienaar (RSA) 3-0: 11-9, 13-11, 11-8 (26m)
[2] Milnay Louw (RSA) bt [7] Amy Jones (ENG) 3-0: 11-3, 11-2, 11-1 (20m)
Salma Youssef (EGY) bt [Q] Adel Sammons (RSA) 3-2: 11-2, 7-11, 2-11, 11-5, 11-7 (47m)

Men’s semi-final
[1] Martin Svec (CZE) bt [Q] Christo Potgieter (RSA) 3-0: 11-6, 11-9, 13-11 (36m)
[Q] Jean-Pierre Brits (RSA) bt [Q] Karim Magdy (EGY) 3-2: 13-11, 8-11, 4-11, 11-8, 11-8 (73m)

Women’s semi-final
[1] Alexandra Fuller (RSA) bt Salma Youssef (EGY) 3-0: 11-5, 11-4, 11-7 (26m)
[2] Milnay Louw (RSA) bt [L] Cheyna Tucker (RSA) 3-0: 12-10, 11-7, 11-7 (34m)

Men’s final
[Q] Jean-Pierre Brits (RSA) bt [1] Martin Svec (CZE) 3-1: 7-11, 11-7, 11-5, 11-8 (64m)
Women’s final
[1] Alexandra Fuller (RSA) bt [2] Milnay Louw (RSA) 3-0: 11-6, 11-5, 11-7 (27m)

Garavan’s West of Ireland Open
Round one
[1] George Parker (ENG) bt Emyr Evans (WAL) 3-1: 11-9, 11-6, 11-13, 11-2 (56m)
[6] David Baillargeon (CAN) bt [Q] Roee Avraham (ISR) 3-0: 11-3, 11-9, 11-5 (27m)
[8] Daniel Mekbib (CZE) bt [LL] Rory Stewart (SCO) 3-0: 11-6, 11-8, 11-6 (34m)
[3] Charles Sharpes (ENG) bt [Q] David Haley (WAL) 3-1: 14-12, 7-11, 11-3, 11-6 (46m)
Patrick Rooney (ENG) bt [4] Michael McCue (CAN) 3-1: 8-11, 11-6, 11-8, 11-8 (52m)
[7] Charlie Lee (ENG) bt [Q] Connor Sheen (ENG) 3-0: 11-3, 11-5, 11-7 (38m)
[5] Nick Sachvie (CAN) bt [WC] Sean Conroy (IRL) 3-0: 11-7, 11-7, 11-7 (48m)
[2] Auguste Dussourd (FRA) bt [Q] Nick Wall (ENG) 3-0: 11-5, 11-8, 11-5 (39m)

Quarter-finals
[1] George Parker (ENG) bt [6] David Baillargeon (CAN) 3-0: 11-9, 11-4, 11-6 (35m)
[3] Charles Sharpes (ENG) bt [8] Daniel Mekbib (CZE) 3-2: 14-12, 8-11, 11-5, 5-11, 11-7 (72m)
[5] Nick Sachvie (CAN) bt Patrick Rooney (ENG) 3-2: 3-11, 11-6, 2-11, 11-9, 11-2 (64m)
[7] Charlie Lee (ENG) bt [2] Auguste Dussourd (FRA) 3-2: 11-9, 8-11, 11-8, 7-11, 11-6 (76m)

Semi-finals
[1] George Parker (ENG) bt [3] Charles Sharpes (ENG) 3-0: 11-5, 11-9, 11-6 (29m)
[7] Charlie Lee (ENG) bt [5] Nick Sachvie (CAN) 3-0: 11-5, 11-7, 11-7 (39m)

Final
[1] George Parker (ENG) bt [7] Charlie Lee (ENG) 3-1: 11-9, 11-5, 3-11, 11-6 (50m)

Guatemala 5k Open
Round one
[3] Josue Enriquez (GUA) bt Ernesto Molina (ESA) 3-0: 11-7, 11-7, 11-7 (40m)
[WC] Alejandro Enriquez (GUA) bt [7] Sam Fenwick (WAL) 3-1: 8-11, 13-11, 11-3, 11-4 (53m)
[5] Juan Gomez Dominguez (MEX) bt [Q] Santiago Orozco (COL) 3-1: 12-10, 11-6, 10-12, 11-4 (40m)
[2] Miled Zarazua (MEX) bt [Q] Israel Abrego (ESA) 3-2: 11-9, 11-9, 10-12, 5-11, 11-9 (65m)
[4] Allan Nuñez (MEX) bt [LL] Jason Hua (USA) 3-0: 11-3, 11-5, 11-4 (20m)
[Q] James Van Staveren (CAN) bt [8] Cory McCartney (CAN) 3-0: 11-3, 11-5, 11-5 (20m)
Nick Sutcliffe (ENG) bt [6] Antonio De La Torre (GUA) 3-2: 8-11, 11-5, 11-4, 2-11, 11-9 (60m)
[1] Leonel Cardenas (MEX) bt Stu Hadden (IRL) 3-0: 11-3, 12-10, 11-9 (30m)

Quarter-finals
[4] Allan Nuñez (MEX) bt [Q] James Van Staveren (CAN) 3-2: 11-6, 6-11, 8-11, 11-8, 11-5 (50m)
[1] Leonel Cardenas (MEX) bt Nick Sutcliffe (ENG) 3-0: 11-3, 11-4, 11-8 (18m)
[3] Josue Enriquez (GUA) bt [WC] Alejandro Enriquez (GUA) 3-0: 11-5, 11-7, 12-10 (48m)
[5] Juan Gomez Dominguez (MEX) bt [2] Miled Zarazua (MEX) 3-1: 11-7, 10-12, 9-8 retired

Semi-finals
[1] Leonel Cardenas (MEX) bt [4] Allan Nuñez (MEX) 3-0: 11-6, 11-6, 14-12 (41m)
[3] Josue Enriquez (GUA) bt [5] Juan Gomez Dominguez (MEX) 3-1: 11-6, 11-5, 9-11, 11-7 (53m)

Final
[3] Josue Enriquez (GUA) bt [1] Leonel Cardenas (MEX) 3-1: 11-8, 12-10, 6-11, 11-7 (70m)

Madison Open
Round one
[7] Anthony Graham (ENG) bt [Q] Jacob Bassil (LIB) 3-0: 11-4, 11-3, 11-6
[6] Mark Fuller (ENG) bt [WC] Cameron Stafford (CAY) 3-2: 7-11, 12-10, 11-9, 9-11, 13-11
[5] Reuben Phillips (ENG) bt Chris Fuller (ENG) 3-2: 10-12, 11-8, 7-11, 11-5, 11-5
[Q] Hugo Varela (ESP) bt [8] David Cromwell (USA) 3-0: 11-6, 11-6, 11-4
[Q] Aditya Jagtap (IND) bt [2] Juan Camilo Vargas (COL) 3-1: 11-9, 11-9, 4-11, 11-6
[Q] Velavan Senthilkumar (IND) bt [3] Bernat Jaume (ESP) 3-1: 11-6, 9-11, 11-8, 11-8
[4] Tristan Eysele (RSA) bt Mustafa Nawar (EGY) 3-1: 12-10, 6-11, 11-9, 11-1
Andrew Douglas (USA) bt [1] Faraz Khan (USA) 3-0: 11-9, 11-8, 11-9

Quarter-finals
[Q] Velavan Senthilkumar (IND) bt [6] Mark Fuller (ENG) 3-1: 11-9, 11-8, 7-11, 11-7
[4] Tristan Eysele (RSA) bt [7] Anthony Graham (ENG) 3-0: 11-7, 12-10, 12-10 (35m)
[Q] Aditya Jagtap (IND) bt [Q] Hugo Varela (ESP) 3-1: 7-11, 12-10, 11-2, 11-2 (49m)
[5] Reuben Phillips (ENG) bt Andrew Douglas (USA) 3-1: 11-8, 9-11, 11-9, 11-5 (69m)

Semi-finals
[Q] Velavan Senthilkumar (IND) bt [Q] Aditya Jagtap (IND) 3-1: 6-11, 11-2, 11-5, 11-4 (47m)
[4] Tristan Eysele (RSA) bt [5] Reuben Phillips (ENG) 3-1: 5-11, 16-14, 11-9, 11-3 (62m)

Final
[Q] Velavan Senthilkumar (IND) bt [4] Tristan Eysele (RSA) 3-1: 7-11, 13-11, 12-4, 11-4

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