The World Distributors Charity Squash Tournament continued at the Bermuda Squash Racquets Association Club.
Runa Reta came close to advancing to two finals, she had earlier qualified for the Ladies Final after defeating Susie Lacey in straight sets 11-5, 11-7, 11-6, she then took on Thomas Sherratt in the Menís A Division Semi-Final.
Sherratt won the first set 11-8, but Reta won the second set by the same score, Sherratt fought hard to win the third set 12-10, before Reta won the fourth set 11-8.
The match would be decided in a fifth and final set, with the game locked at 9 Ė 9 Reta broke a string having to change racquet which also broke her rhythm and Sherratt was able to close out the match winning 12-10.
Sherratt will meet Patrick Foster in the Menís A Division Final after Foster defeated Anthony Fellowes in straight sets 11-5, 11-8, 11-2, while Reta will meet Liz martin in the Ladies A Division Final after Martin defeated Juliette Ferarri-McComb in a four set battle 7-11, 11-6, 11-5, 11-7.
The World Distributors Charity Squash Tournament got underway at the Bermuda Squash Racquets Association Club.
Ladies Professional Runa Reta did double duty on day one as she won her Ladies A Division, 1st Round match in straight sets 11-4, 11-5, 11-4 against Jane Chapman, she then took to the courts for her Menís A Division, 1st Round match were she defeated Phil Barnes in straight sets 11-3, 11-3, 11-7.
Junior Division, 1st Round
08 11 074 11 11 Marcus Rewan defeated 11 05 11 06 09 Kaleo Place
11 11 11 Anthony Fellowes defeated 05 07 06 Mark Haugen
11 11 11 Stephen Smith defeated 05 05 08 Beckett Simmons
11 11 11 Runa Reta defeated 03 03 07 Phil Barnes
12 11 11 Spencer Moss defeated 10 06 06 Anthony White
11 11 11 Tommy Sherratt defeated 08 08 03 John Stout
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Franklin to Battle Down Under
Bermudaís Micah Franklin is ranked 6th in 2013 City of Perth International Squash Challenge going on in Australia.
Franklin will take on Rhys Dowling from New Zealand in the Professional Squash Association Challenger 5 on Bermuda Day May 24th.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Countdown to Squash Tournament
The WORLD DISTRIBUTORS LTD. CHARITY SQUASH TOURNAMENT will be taking place at the Bermuda Squash Racquets Association this weekend. Schedule of matches is as follows:
- Friday evening (May 17th) from 5pm to 9pm - Saturday from 3pm to 8pm - Sunday (Finals) from 10:30am to 3pm
There are 52 players participating in this event that has a Menís A, B & C, Womenís A & B and Junior Division. Patrick Foster and Runa Reta are the number 1 seeds for the Menís and Ladies A events, respectively.
Thursday, May 02, 2013
Franklin Falls in Ipswich Open First Round
Micah Franklin played his First Round match of the 2013 Ipswich Open where he was put up against Declan James who is ranked 110th in the world and the 4th seed for this tournament.
Despite putting up his best effort Franklin went down in straight sets 11-3, 11-8, 11-2 in 40 minutes.
Franklin said, ďI felt good on the court tonight and thought I was playing some good length and long traditional rallies, just struggled to get on the end of them.Ē
ďIím taking good things from the match and will be working on the aspects of my game which I feel need improvements before I head to Australia next week,Ē concluded Franklin.