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Weekend RoundUp: Turnbull and Idrakie Claim City of Kalgoorlie Boulder Golden Open Titles

World No.78 Jessica Turnbull claimed her maiden PSA World Tour title at the City of Kalgoorlie Boulder Golden Open, while World No.96 Addeen Idrakie took home the men’s title.

Australia’s Turnbull – who knocked out tournament top seed Sarah Cardwell in the semi-finals – defeated Malaysia’s Wen Li Lai 3-1 in the final as she took her first ever PSA World Tour title by an 11-9, 11-8, 9-11, 11-4 scoreline.

Meanwhile, Malaysian top seed Idrakie took the men’s PSA M5 title after he defeated number two seed and compatriot Darren Rahul Pragasam 7-11, 11-5, 12-10, 11-5 in the final to take his fourth PSA World Tour title after recently finishing runner-up at the ACT Open.

Results
City of Kalgoorlie Boulder Golden Open
Men’s Round One
[1] Addeen Idrakie (MAS) bt [Q] Harley Lam (HKG) 3-1: 9-11, 11-3, 11-5, 11-7
[8] Ong Sai Hung (MAS) bt Ryan Pasqual (MAS) 3-1: 9-11, 11-3, 11-5, 11-7
[7] Bryan Lim Tze Kang (MAS) bt [Q] Chua Man Chin (SIN) 3-1: 7-11, 11-7, 11-7, 11-1
[4] Mike Corren (AUS) bt Courtney West (AUS) 3-0: 11-7, 11-7, 11-6
[3] Thomas Calvert (AUS) bt [Q] Duncan Lee (MAS) 3-2: 11-1, 10-12, 9-11, 11-5, 11-9
[6] David Ilich (AUS) bt [Q] Jason van der Walt (NZL) 3-1; 12-14, 11-3, 11-6, 11-4
[5] Alex Eustace (AUS) bt [Q] Eugene Heng (AUS) 3-0: 11-4, 7-5 retired
[2] Darren Rahul Pragasam (MAS) bt [WC] Tim Cowell (AUS) 3-0: 11-5, 11-5, 11-4

Women’s Round One
[1] Sarah Cardwell (AUS)bye
[3] Jessica Turnbull (AUS) bye
[4] Wen Li Lai (MAS) bye
[2] Tamika Saxby (AUS) bye
[5] Taylor Flavell (AUS) bt Maria Kalafatis (AUS) 3-0: 11-1, 11-4, 11-3
[7] Angie Ooi (MAS) bt Trace Johnson (AUS) 3-0: 12-10, 11-2, 11-5
[8] Challen Stowell (AUS) bt [L] Jade Woods (AUS) 3-1: 11-2, 8-11, 11-6, 11-3
[6] Aika Azman (MAS) bt Anantana Prasertratanakul (THA) 3-0: 11-5, 11-2, 11-4

Men’s Quarter-finals
[1] Addeen Idrakie (MAS) bt [8] Ong Sai Hung (MAS) 3-1: 9-11, 11-5, 11-4, 12-10
[7] Bryan Lim Tze Kang (MAS) bt [4] Mike Corren (AUS) 3-2: 11-6, 8-11, 5-11, 11-5, 11-6
[3] Thomas Calvert (AUS) bt [6] David Ilich (AUS) 3-0: 11-8, 11-8, 11-8
[2] Darren Rahul Pragasam (MAS) bt [5] Alex Eustace (AUS) 3-1: 11-4, 9-11, 11-8, 11-7

Women’s Quarter-finals
[1] Sarah Cardwell (AUS) bt [5] Taylor Flavell (AUS) 3-0: 11-3, 11-6, 11-4
[3] Jessica Turnbull (AUS) bt [7] Angie Ooi (MAS) 3-1: 11-6, 10-10, 1-11, 7-111-3
[4] Wen Li Lai (MAS) bt [8] Challen Stowell (AUS) 3-0: 11-4, 11-1, 13-11
[2] Tamika Saxby (AUS) bt [6] Aika Azman (MAS) 3-1: 11-9, 8-11, 11-7, 11-9

Men’s Semi-final
[1] Addeen Idrakie (MAS) bt [7] Bryan Lim Tze Kang (MAS) 3-1: 8-11, 11-9, 11-2, 11-5
[2] Darren Rahul Pragasam (MAS) bt [3] Thomas Calvert (AUS) 3-0: 11-6, 11-5, 11-9

Women’s Semi-final
[3] Jessica Turnbull (AUS) bt [1] Sarah Cardwell (AUS) 3-2: 8-11, 8-11, 11-6, 11-5, 11-9
[4] Wen Li Lai (MAS) bt [2] Tamika Saxby (AUS) 3-1: 9-11, 11-7, 11-8, 16-14

Men’s Final
[1] Addeen Idrakie (MAS) bt [2] Darren Rahul Pragasam (MAS) 3-1: 7-11, 11-5, 12-10, 11-5

Women’s Final
[3] Jessica Turnbull (AUS) bt [4] Wen Li Lai (MAS) 3-1: 11-9, 11-8, 9-11, 11-4

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