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Squash Captain’s Report: Day 1 at World Champs 2014

Posted in Annie Au, Asia Squash, Canadian Squash, European Squash, First Round, Hong Kong Squash, milestone, Squash pics, Squash Results, squash tournament, Technifibre, Upcoming Squash Events, Volley drop, World Champs, world ranking on December 2, 2014 by siyoli

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The Women World Squash Team Championships 2014 have kicked off here in Canada, and there’s no turning back now. We are ranked 12th out of 20 teams, and our goal is to finish in the Top 10. In our pool we have some tough competitors, Hong Kong (4th), France (5th), India (13th), Austria (17th).

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We have already had a taste of defeat and victory on Day 1. The tough match was the first one where we played Hong Kong in the morning. The matches were all a lot closer than what they looked on paper. Each of us had pivotal moments in the matches which could have turned the matches around, especially in tie-breakers, but Hong Kong finished them off better than we did. All in all, the basic groundwork was there, but we just needed to take our opportunities better when they presented themselves. That is exactly what we did when we played Austria later in the same day, and each of us won our matches in straight games.

As the captain of SA Team, I am really excited about what we can accomplish here at White Oak Resorts and Spa, as this is the first time our squad consists of only WSA professionally ranked players. Every single player has been working hard to get the right level of exposure by playing tournaments on the pro circuit and training at various locations overseas. We have a strong team with myself at no.1, Milany Louw (2), Cheyna Tucker (3) and Alex Fuller (4).

We hope to really bring some African flavour to the World Champs this year, on and off the court. With the Niagara falls just down the road, a reminder of God’s awesome creation, there are plenty of things that can be a source of inspiration to us to be the best we can be. For so long, we look to admire what other nations are capable of doing. It is time to show what South Africans are also capable of doing. Go Team SA!!!

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For full results, visit http://www.wsfwomensteams.com

MALAYSIAN AND HONG KONG OPEN

Posted in Asia Squash, Emma Beddoes, First Round, Hong Kong Squash, Squash pics, Squash Results, squash tournament, Technifibre, Top 50, WISPA squash players on October 15, 2014 by siyoli

CIMB Malaysian Open 2014, Kuala Lumpur

August (World Series Platinum)

Qualifiers 1: Lost 3-0 to Deon Saffery (Wales), 11/5 11/7 14/12

Deon vs Siyoli

Deon vs Siyoli

Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Financial Hong Kong Open 2014

August (World Series Platinum)

1st Round : Lost 3-0 to Emma Beddoes (England), 12/10 11/6 11/5

Emma Beddoes

OCTOBER-DECEMBER TOUR 2013

Posted in Asia Squash, First Round, Hong Kong Squash, LASER LOGISTICS, Quarter Finals, Squash pics, Squash Results, Uncategorized, USA Squash on October 15, 2014 by siyoli

Abieto Mexicano De Raquetas 2013
September (Tour 15)

1st Round: Won 3-0 vs Diana Garcia (Mexico), 11/8 11/8 11/6
Quarter Finals: Lost 3-2 vs Victoria Lust (England), 4/11 6/11 13/11 11/4 11/9

Diana Garcia

Diana Garcia

Penang’s Women’s Open 2013, Malaysia
October (Tour 10)

1st Round: Disappointing loss 3-0 vs Mariam Metwally (Egypt), 11/6 11/5 11/2

Macau Open 2013

October (Tour 35)

1st Round: Lost vs Joshana Chinnapa (India), 12/10 11/3 11/4

Joshana Chinappa

Joshana Chinappa

Cathay Pacific Sun Hun Kai Financial Hong Kong Open 2013
December (World Series Gold)

1st Round: Lost to Omneya Abdel Kawy (Egypt) 16/14 11/4 11/6 11/6

WORLD TEAM CHAMPS DAY 3

Posted in Africa Squash, Annie Au, Asia Squash, European Squash, Hong Kong Squash, Quarter Finals, Squash Results, Uncategorized, WISPA squash players, World Champs on November 17, 2012 by siyoli

RSA VS HONG KONG
Wednesday 14th November

Siyoli Waters lost to Annie Au; 13-11 11-7 6-11 9-11 3-11

Diana Haynes lost to Joey Chan; 6-11 11-6 11-8 8-11 9-11

Milnay Louw beat Liu Tsz-Ling; 12-10 12-10 11-5

A heart breaking loss, coming so close to causing an upset, and making it into the Top 8.
Now we play for 9th-16th Place.