Meanwhile back at St George's it's qualifying finals for the Women's event ...

Mon 14th, Women’s Qualifying Finals

Over at St George’s Hill the women’s qualifying finals saw three significant upsets as Canadian Sam Cornett beat top-seeded Dane Line Hansen 3/1, Pakistan’s Maria Toor Pakay overcame European Junior Champion Emily Whitlock in five games, and Sarah-Jane Perry took out qualifying second seed Aisling Blake in four games.

Pakay got the ‘plum’ draw, as she goes forward to meet top seed, defending champion, world number one Nicol David in the last match of the first round tomorrow night.


Sam Cornett (Can) bt Line Hansen (Den) 8/11, 11/9, 11/1, 12/10 (40m)
Lauren Briggs (Eng) bt Maud Duplomb (Fra) 11/3, 11/4, 11/4 (24m)

Heba El Torky (Egy) bt Joshna Chinappa (Ind)  11/9, 7/11, 11/7, 11/3 (49m)
Maria Toor Pakay (Pak) bt Emily Whitlock (Eng)  11/5, 4/11, 8/11, 11/6, 11/7  (46m)

Coline Aumard (Fra) bt Siyoli Waters (Rsa)  9/11, 11/8, 11/4, 11/2 (47m)
Latasha Khan (Usa) bt  Kylie Lindsay (Nzl)  11/4, 11/4, 11/6 (24m)

Gaby Huber (Sui) bt Laura Pomportes (Fra) 11/1, 11/9, 11/8 (33m)
Sarah-Jane Perry (Eng) bt Aisling Blake (Irl)  11/5, 8/11, 11/6, 11/5 (44m)


Updated women’s draw