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Adrian Waller won the biggest title of his career this weekend

Weekend Round-Up: Triple British Delight On Challenger Tour

There were three tournaments on the PSA Challenger Tour over the past week, with all three seeing British players take the titles.

The Pembroke Management Montreal Open final was the only of one the three to go past three games, as Adrian Waller came from behind to beat Arturo Salazar.

The World No.32 came into the tournament off the back of a good run in El Gouna, which saw him reach the last 16 of a PSA Platinum event for the second time this season, after also doing so at the Qatar Classic in October.

The Englishman had not lost a game on his run to the final in Canada, but Salazar struck first, taking an early lead. However, Waller bounced back to the take the next three games, dropping just seven points in the process, to take the title, the biggest of his career to date.

Countryman Richie Fallows also secured a victory this weekend, as he took home the Rhiwbina Welsh Open title, defending his crown from 2018.

The Englishman did not drop a game throughout the entire tournament, winning all four of his matches 3-0. He lived up to his No.1 seed billing, defeating Spain’s Edmon Lopez in the final.

Scotland’s Rory Stewart secured his first ever PSA Tour title this weekend, as he won the Mar Del Plata title on the Tour De Las Americas.

The World No.165 overcame Colombia’s Edgar Ramirez Bautista in the final in Argentina, beating the tournament’s No.3 seed 11-6, 11-3, 11-8 in three quarters of an hour.

Result – Final: Pembroke Management Montreal Open
[1] Adrian Waller (ENG) bt [2] Arturo Salazar (MEX) 3-1: 5-11, 11-1, 11-4, 11-2 (37m)

Result – Final: 3rd Rhiwbina Welsh Open
[1] Richie Fallows (ENG) bt [2] Edmon Lopez (ESP) 3-0: 11-6, 11-8, 11-3 (43m)

Result – Final: Tour de Las Americas – Mar Del Plata PSA Open
[4] Rory Stewart (SCO) bt [3] Edgar Ramirez Bautista (COL) 3-0: 11-6, 11-3, 11-8 (45m)

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