Izaak Walton Squash Tournament 2017 Report

RESULTS

Men’s Quarter Finals

[1] Leon Keya defeated BillyJusa: 3 games to 2, 9-11, 11-8, 11-8, 3-11, 11-9

[2] HartajBains defeated Benson Rono: 3 games to nil, 11-5, 11-5, 11-2

[3] Dalidi defeated Bethwel: 3 games to 2, 11-9, 11-8, 6-11, 4-11, 11-3

[4] Muqtadir defeated Joseph Munyasya: 3 games to 0, 11-5, 11-6, 11-9

 

Semi Finals

[1] Muqtadir defeatedLeon: 3 games to 0, 11-4, 11-3, 11-6

[2] Hartaj leads James Dalidi 1 game t 0, 11- 9, 4-4 James retires due to injury

 

Finals

[1] Muqtadir Nimji defeated Hartaj Bains: 3 games to 2, 11-7, 6-11, 12-10, 11-13, 14-12

 

Women’sSemi Finals

[1] Lily rose defeatedCarol Njiru: 3 games to 1, 11-9, 10-12, 13-11, 11-8

[2] Elizabeth defeatedPurity Wanja: 3 games to 0,

 

Finals

 

[1] Elizabeth defeated Lilyrose: 3 games to 1, 6-11, 11-8, 11-2,11-6

 

 

This was the first time we had a tournament in Embu. The tournament was hosted by Izaak Walton Inn in Embu and proudly sponsored by Embu Water And Sanitation Company Limited (EWASCO), Izaak Walton Inn and KSRA. Total sponsorship from EWASCO was Ksh 120,000/=, with 70,000/= used as prize money.

 

The tournament had a total entry of 50 players 17 of which were ladies. The matches begun on Saturday, 20th May 2017 and ended on 21st May 2017. The first and second rounds were played on a best of three basis with matches from quarter finals being played on best of 5 basis.

For more click the link below

https://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2017/05/23/nimji-beats-bains-to-win-izaak-walton-embu-open_c1565894

Izaak Walton Open was one of a kind and being the first tournament it was awesome. Special thanks to Izaak Walton Inn for their great hospitality, EWASCO for their warm welcome to Embu and generous sponsorship and support in the game of squash and Carlsburg beer. Thanks to all players who took part in the tournament and also assisted in marking the games, you all made this tournament a success.