Monday, December 5, 2005
Nicol is world squash champion
HISTORY MAKER: Nicol David hoisting the World Squash Open championship trophy in Hong Kong last night. The victory is expected to push her ranking to World No. 1 when the new list comes out in January.—STARpic by KAMAL SELLEHUDDIN
Malaysia's Nicol David capped a superb year-long run in squash by bagging the prestigious title in the World Squash Open championship in Hong Kong yesterday.
The 22-year-old lass, currently ranked third in the world, was in devastating form as she powered to 8-10, 9-2, 9-6, 9-7 win over world No. 2 Aussie Rachael Grinham to emerge as the first Malaysian, first Asian and the youngest woman world squash champion.
Read article: Nicol is world squash champion...The Star
CENTRE OF ATTENTION: World champion Nicol David with the Grinham sisters, runner-up Rachael (left) and Natalie. – STARpic BY KAMAL SELLEHUDDIN
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