HEAD Hong Kong Junior Open
12-16 Aug, Hong Kong
16-Aug, the Finals
annual HEAD Hong Kong Junior Squash Open 2015 has come to a
wonderful end after five days of competitions.
finalists from the 10 divisions have showcased their best
squash in front of the supportive crowds at the exhibition
court in Hong Kong Squash Centre and witness Ryunosuke
Tsukue (BU19) and Choi Uen Shan (GU19) to crown
the champion title.
GU19 final was an all-local affair. Top seed Choi Uen
Shan reached the final without losing a game to meet her
teammate Chan Ho Ching. Uen Shan, unsurprisingly, claimed
the title with a comfortable 3-0 win.
Both top seeded Japanese players Ryunosuke Tsukue and
Watanabe took 3-0 victories in the
BU19 and GU17 finals respectively.
Meanwhile, Lui Hiu Lam defended her title in
GU15 by defeating Malaysian Aifa Azman in straight
The BU17 final between Law Yat Long Robinson
and Chan Wui Ki Lincoln, a fierce battle which Robinson
won 11-8, 11-6, 11-9. Another Hong Kong Player
Au Lap Man also captured victory of in the BU13 over
Egyptian Salaheldin Eltorgman.
Draws & Results
Draws & Results
15-Aug, down to the finals
semi-finals of HEAD Hong Kong Junior Open 2015 are completed.
One of the focuses is being on Choi Uen Shan,
the first seed of GU 19 who just broke into the top 8 in the
World Junior Squash Championship.
She will be meeting Chan Ho Ching in tomorrow’s final
after winning over another local player Lam Wing Hei Jannis
in 3-0 in the semi-final.
Following with Choi Uen Shan, Ho Ka Wing defeated
Cheng Nga Ching in a straight game to reach the final of GU
17 meeting the top seed Satomi Watanabe from Japan.
Another arising star Lui Hiu Lam, the defending
champion of GU 15, also advanced to the final playing
against Aifa Azman from Malaysia. She dispatched the
Egyptian Jana Shiha at 3-0 to secure her final place.
boys’ event, it was a tough and aggressive match between
two Hong Kong players, Ng Ka Yiu and Ling To Yu Andes
from BU 19.
Ka Yiu led the first two games at 11-7 & 12-10, however, To
Yu fought back in the third and fourth games. In the seesaw
fifth game, Ka Yiu finally beat To Yu at 11-9.
In BU 17, Law Yat Long Robinson and Chan Wui Li
Lincoln upset the seed 1 Allinckx Roman from Switzerland
and seed 2 Lai Cheuk Nam Matthew respectively.
On the hand, Au Lap Man from BU13 also upset
the second seed Tang Ethan Pui Lok to reach the final.
47 and counting for HK
One of the most well-established and prestigious world
junior events, the HEAD Hong Kong Junior Squash Open, a
World Junior Circuit “Tier 2” and Asian Junior Super Series
“Platinum”, event will return to Hong Kong for its 47th
With the long-term supports of HEAD as the title sponsor for
this yearly event, we will have about 589 individual entries
coming from 15 different countries and regions including
China, Chinese Taipei, Egypt, India, Japan, Korea, Macau,
Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Switzerland,
Netherlands, USA and the host Hong Kong, China to compete
from August 12th to 16th.
Leading the Boys under 19 category is Ryunosuke Tsukue,
the Japanese junior national No.1 who would face the
challenges from the seed No.2 Ling To Yu of Hong
Kong, the 3/4 seeds Dimitri Steinmann, the current
No.3 at the the ESF Junior Ranking from Switizerland,
andseed Ng Ka Yiu from Hong Kong.
The Girls under 19 competition will be an all local affair,
with the last year’s first runner-up Choi Uen Shan
who just broke into the Top 8 in the World Junior Individual
Championships 2015 placing at the top of the draw, believes
having a fierce battle with her compatriots the second seed
Chan Ho Ching and the 3/4 seed Lam Wing Hei,
Jannis. Meanwhile, the Korean junior national No.1 Jang Yu
Jin joins the fray as another 3/4 seed.
Some new faces appear in this year’s Junior Open - the
current ranked No.2 at the ESF Junior Ranking Roman
Allinckx will be the first seed of Boys under 17 lining
up with the local favourites Lai Cheuk Nam and
Chan Wui Ki set to compete for the title.
Japan’s Satomi Watanabe was the second runner up of
last year’s Girls under 17 becomes the top seed this year
whereas is chasing closely by Ho Ka Wing from Hong
Kong who won the first runner up in 2014.
Lui Hiu Lam takes the top spot again in Girls under
15 to aim at defending her title this year but will meet the
tough opponents from Malaysia’s Aifa Azman and
Egypt’s Farida Mohamed and Jana Shiha who take
the following three seeded position.
First round to quarter finals matches of all 10 categories
will be started at 9am on August 12 to 14 in
Cornwall Street Squash and Table Tennis Centre before
moving to Hong Kong Squash Centre for the semis and
Top seeds Ryunosuki and Satomi in HK after their #Tokyo2020
Swiss Team in HK
Draws & Results
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