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Cleveland Skating Club Open 2018
17-21 Oct, Cleveland, Usa, $18k

Fallows claims a fifth in Cleveland

Third seeded Englishman Richie Fallows, having taken out the top seed in the semifinals, claimed a fifth PSA title as he beat Canada's Shawn Delierre in the final.

Joey Applebaum, CSC Junior Squash Player, reports

The first two rallies are simple and Richie goes up 2-0. Delierre goes for a dropshot off of a backwall boast but clips the tin. Another error from Delierre gives Fallows an even stronger lead of 4-0. An error and an incredible rally gives both players a point, but Fallows still leads 5-1. A quick volley drop brings Fallows up even more.

Another great dropshot from Fallows and a tricky boast from Delierre makes it 2-7. Drops from both players still make the score equal at 8-3. A sharp volley drop from Fallows and an unforced error from Delierre gives Fallows 10-3 game ball. He takes the first game off of a tight drop, 11-3.

Fallows goes for a drop from the back and clips the tin, but then goes for it again, and take the point tying it 1-1. Richie then hits two tight drives giving him a 3-1 lead. Richie then hits a topspin dropshot and Shawn yells at himself showing a lot of anger. Delierre the gets two strokes losing only 4-3. A very long rally having Delierre hit a volley drop making it 4-4. He then gets a stoke giving him the lead.

Richie has been angry at the ref a few times which made not help him in the later end of things. Fallows clips the tin giving Delierre the lead 6-4. A no let gets Richie one more now only losing by one point. Delierre then goes for a drop from the back that hits the tin now tying it at 6-6. A great drop from Fallows gives him the lead by one point. A no let from Delierre gives Fallows a two-point cushion of 8-6. A stroke and another great drop gives Fallows game ball. Fallows barely clips the tin. Delierre gets two more before he loses the second game 11-8.

A let on the first point and a kill from Delierre, plus a stroke tie the score 1-1. An unforced error pulls Delierre in the lead 2-1. A stroke ties the score once again. Another stroke once again, puts Delierre in the lead. An unforced error, once again ties the score. Two unforced errors put Delierre in the lead 5-3. A stroke brings him up one more. Two no lets bring Delierre up 7-3. Richie then gets two of his own now with only a two-point cushion between the two players. A drop from Fallows brings him down just a one-point deficit. A stroke and a very tight drive still has a one-point deficit but now the score is 8-7 Delierre.

An error from Fallows brings Delierre up 9-7. Fallows then hits a drop that dies in the front corner, down 8-9. A tight drive ties the score at 9-9. A very long rally makes the players very, but still ends in a let. Another very tiring rally ends in a let making the players very tired. A flick crosscourt drop gives Fallows match ball 10-9. A stroke ties it at 10-10. Fallows hits the tin on a crosscourt losing his match ball. Fallows then ties it up off of a great drop shot. 11-11.

Fallows then hits a boast that sits in the middle at a weird angle but Delierre misses it giving Fallows match ball once again. Fallows gets stuck in the back and Delierre goes for a cross-drop but hits the tin giving Richie the match 13-11.

Quarters & Semis reports below the draw


Cleveland Skating Club Open 2018
17-21 Oct, Cleveland, Usa, $18k
Round One
17 Oct 
Round Two
18 Oct
19 Oct
20 Oct
21 Oct
Jaymie Haycocks (Eng)
12-10, 11-7, 11-4 (39m)
Joeri Hapers (Bel) *
[1] Alan Clyne (Sco)
13-11, 11-2, 13-11 (40m)
Jaymie Haycocks
[1] Alan Clyne

11-5, 6-11, 11-2, 2-11, 11-7 (67m)

[5] Jesus Camacho
[1] Alan Clyne


 9-11, 11-9, 11-6, 12-10 (71m)


[3] Richie Fallows

5th PSA title for Richie

[3] Richie Fallows


11-3, 11-8, 13-11 (43m)


[6] Shawn Delierre



Sebastien Bonmalais (Fra) *
11-9, 11-3, 11-8 (32m)
Mark Broekman (Eng)
[5] Jesus Camacho (Mex)
2-11, 11-4, 11-13, 11-4, 11-4 (71m)
Sebastien Bonmalais
Carlos Cornes (Esp) *
11-6, 11-5, 11-8 (32m)
Dylan Cunningham (Usa)
[6] Dimitri Steinmann (Sui)
9-11, 7-11, 11-4, 11-8, 11-9 (70m)
Carlos Cornes
[6] Dimitri Steinmann

11-6, 7-11, 8-11, 11-5, 12-10 (72m)

[3] Richie Fallows
Reiko Peter (Sui) *
11-3, 14-12, 11-9 (44m)
Aditya Jagtap (Ind)
[3] Richie Fallows (Eng)
11-6, 11-4, 11-6 (37m)
Reiko Peter
Reuben Phillips (Eng)
11-9, 11-2, 11-8 (36m)
Nick Sachvie (Can) *
Reuben Phillips
11-3, 11-5, 11-5 (29m)
[4] Mohamed Elsherbini (Egy)
[4] Mohamed Elsherbini

: 9-11, 8-11, 11-8, 11-8, 11-8 (97m)

[8] Alfredo Avila
[8] Alfredo Avila


11-5, 7-11, 11-6, 11-9 (66m)


[6] Shawn Delierre

[wc] Nicholas Fehn (Usa)
11-3, 12-10, 11-4 (28m)
Robertino Pezzota (Arg)
Robertino Pezzota
11-9, 12-10, 11-6 (44m)
[8] Alfredo Avila
Andrew Douglas (Usa)
8-11, 11-9, 11-13, 11-6, 11-6 (68m)
Juan Camilo Vargas (Col) *
Andrew Douglas
11-7, 11-6, 11-9 (40m)
[6] Shawn Delierre
[6] Shawn Delierre

8-11, 11-7, 11-8, dsq (52m)

Bernat Jaume
Jean-Pierre Brits (Rsa)
9-11, 11-4, 11-3, 12-10 (48m)
Bernat Jaume (Esp) *
Bernat Jaume
8-11, 11-9, 11-5, 7-11, 11-5 (73m)
[2] Todd Harrity (Usa)
* = 9/16 seed

Earlier Match Reports


Alan Clyne (SCO) vs Richie Fallows (ENG)

Joey Applebaum Reports

Clyne takes a dominant 6-0 lead with strong posture. Fallows gets four more, but still down a three-point deficit. He then has two very long rallies but wins them both, still giving Clyne the lead 6-7. Richie has come back from a 7-2 deficit and has now tied it at 8-8. Fallows gets one more, but Clyne strikes back immediately with his own two points giving him a 10-9 lead. A stroke gives Clyne the first game 11-9.

Clyne comes in with some amazing gets but can’t hold on. He still ends up tying the score at 2-2. The players then have four simple rallies splitting the points equally making it 4-4.
Clyne then gets a stroke giving him the lead 5-4. A few rallies later Fallows tightens up giving him an 8-7 lead. A rally with some amazing gets, gives Fallows game ball 10-9. Richie gets a chance to volley and hits a beautiful cross court nick giving him the second game 11-9.

Richie goes up a very dominant 6-2 lead, hitting tight drives and drops. Clyne then floats a straight nick roller in for definitely the best shot so far. Clyne then floats another drop, but still giving Fallows the lead 7-5. Clyne then has two unforced errors giving Fallows the lead 9-6 with a point of his own. Richie has two great shots giving him the third game 11-6.

Two strokes and two unforced errors give Clyne the lead 4-0. Both players look very tired after some amazing pick-ups and tight drives, put Clyne still pulls himself ahead 5-6. Fallows has a few of his own great shots finally pulling himself in the lead, 7-6. A few court cleans later Clyne takes the lead 9-8. Fallows the hits a great return of serve tying it 9-9. Clyne goes up game ball, and in the next rally has some absolutely ridiculous gets but can’t hold on making it 10-10. Fallows then gets a stroke, having match ball. He ends it off of an amazing drive beating Alan Clyne 12-10, 3-1.

Richie Fallows (ENG) 3-1 Alan Clyne (SCO) 9-11, 11-9, 11-6, 12-10 (72m)

Shawn Delierre (CAN) v Alfredo Avila (MEX)

Stephanie Schloss Reports

Delierre is going big. He rolls in 2 perfect crosscourt nicks, which boosts him ahead 5-3. Avila making strong strides to every single ball. Delierre shots are so good; he is winning 9-4. He wins it 11-5.

As the start of the second game there have been some impressively long points. The game pauses as Delierre gets a new racquet. Avila is winning 4-2. With consistent shots from Avila he is ahead 7-3. Some squabbling from the men, Avila is still ahead 9-6. Avila takes the game 11-7.

Drive after drive, the game is tied 3 all. With lots of strokes and lets going to each player, the score is 6-4 Delierre. The guys are squabbling about this that and the other while the ref tells them to play on. Avila lunging everywhere, Delierre is steady leading 10-6. With a nice crosscourt nick he wins the game 11-6.

With tins and lets Delierre takes an early lead of 2-0. In the last point there have been 3 lets! Delierre takes it 5-1. With power from Delierre he is winning 9-3. Avila is fighting back hard and is catching up. Avila barely behind Delierre, 9-7. Avila gets a bruise, but he is ok. Delierre pulls it off 11-9.

Shawn Delierre (CAN) 3-1 Alfredo Avila (MEX) 11-5, 6-11, 11-6, 11-9 (66m)


Chase Greppin and Joey Applebaum Report

Richie Fallows (ENG) v Dimitri Steinmann (SUI)

Fallows started with a bang taking a 5-1 lead. Steinmann rallied to bring it level at 5-5. Fallows then pulled away to bring it to 10-5. Steinmann was able to get one more point before Fallows took the game 11-6. Fallows began strongly with a 3-1 lead. Steinmann caught up to bring it to 4-3. Steinmann began to turn it on to see him take a 10-7 lead. He then hit a perfect volley kill to finish off the game 11-7. Both started strong and the score stayed tight leveling it at 5-5. Steinmann then pulled ahead to 8-6 just to see Fallows bring it back to 8-8. Steinmann then rattled off the next three points to take the game 11-8.

Richie takes a very dominant 5-0 lead making Dimitri run a lot. They then have a simple four points, splitting the points giving Fallows a 7-2 lead. Fallows then gets two more but not before Steinmann can help it. He gets two more to quickly regain his deficit. Steinmann gets one more before Fallows wins the fourth game 11-5.

The first is very long but Richie wins it off of a framer shot. Steinmann has some amazing gets in the second rally and wins it, following wins the the next three with a 4-1 lead. Fallows then gets three more very quickly, tying the score. There was a very questionable call in favor of Fallows, but Steinmann immediately responds hitting a crosscourt nick off the serve. Richie hits a nice long drop giving him the lead 9-7. Richie goes up 10-7 but Steinmann responds quickly with a stroke and a point of his own. 10-9. Steinmann gets one more tying it 10-10. Fallows hits a great crosscourt nick giving him match ball once again. Steinmann hits the tin giving Richie the match 12-10 in the fifth.

Richie Fallows (ENG) bt Dimitri Steinmann (SUI) 3-2: 11-6, 7-11, 8-11, 11-5, 12-10 (71m)

Alan Clyne (SCO) v Jesus Camacho (MEX)

Clyne takes a dominant 5-0 lead, including two strokes and a lot of running from Camacho. Camacho make a small comeback, but Clyne still adds three making the score 8-4. Clyne gets two strokes giving him game ball, Camacho gets one more before losing the first game 11-5.
The first point has two lets. All three points played were very long. The rallies keep get longer and only a few point have been played. Camacho has a shot of the month contender by hitting a volley straight crosscourt nick from the back. Jesus comes back from 4-1 to winning 6-4. Camacho gets three more points, looking very strong. Clyne and Camacho each get two more points which gives Camacho the second game 11-6.

The first point takes over two minutes! The next few rallies are also very long. Clyne goes up 6-1 looking very strong. Camacho then asked for a self-inflicted injury break, it looks like he pulled a muscle. From the looks of things, Camacho’s injury is clearly affecting his play. He loses the third game 11-2.

Camacho showed no signs of the injury after the break. He plays as if his injury is non existent and he takes a good 5-0 lead. Camacho continues to dominate and takes the game 11-2.
Both Clyne and Camacho play very well in the fifth game. They have very long rallies and it ends up tying at 5-5. Camacho gains two more point off of tight drops and drives. Clyne also gains three more quickly countering Camacho’s giving Clyne the lead 8-7. Another stroke to Clyne gets Camacho very angry. He throws his racquet getting a conduct stroke and gives up the match down 10-7.

Alan Clyne (SCO) bt Jesus Camacho (MEX) 3-2: 11-5, 6-11, 11-2, 2-11, 10-7 ret. (67m)

Mohamed ElSherbini (EGY) v Alfredo Avila (MEX)

Avila loses the first three points off or unforced errors, ElSherbini goes up 4-0. ElSherbini looks very strong going up even more, 7-1. Avila comes back gaining three more points, looking stronger. Simple squash from both players gives ElSherbini game ball 10-6. Avila gets three more before losing the first game 11-9.

A few simple rallies tie the score at the beginning 2-2. Mohamed then goes up a quick 5-3. He then hits some tight drives giving him a 7-4 lead. The have an extremely long rally that lasts just over three minutes, and that gives ElSherbini a 10-6 lead. Avila gets two more before he loses the second game 11-8.

The game begins close as usual at 3-3. Throughout the game it remains close until it gets to 8-8. After one of the best rallies of the tournament Avila pulls ahead to a very important 9-8 lead. Avila fights for the next two points to take the game

During the fourth game things began to get very intense. Yet again both players playing extremely well and the score stays very close at 5-5. Lots of strokes are given to each of the players making it 8-7 Avila. Avila maintains his fighting spirit to give himself three game ball to take it into five. Elsherbini gets one more point before Avila takes the game 11-8.

Avila starts the fifth out strong taking a 4-1 lead. Elsherbini comes back and levels it at 4-4. Avila continues to show signs of dominance taking a 7-4 lead. Elsherbini comes back to 6-7 before Avila boosts himself to 10-6 match ball. Elsherbini is able to get two more points before Avila screams in excitement when he wins the match 11-8.

Alfredo Avila (MEX) bt Mohamed Elsherbini (EGY) 3-2: 9-11, 8-11, 11-8, 11-8, 11-8

Bernat Jaume (ESP) v Shawn Delierre (CAN)

The match begins very close at 4-4. The previous situation clearly got into Jaume’s head unsettling him. Through all of that, he used his energy from beating Todd in the second round to give himself 3 game balls. He then loses one more point before he takes the first game 11-8.

Delierre begins to fight back wanting to make it to another final. Delierre comes out and takes a 5-1 lead. Jaume comes back to level it a 5-5. After another phenomenal rally including three dives from Jaume, Jaume takes a 6-5 lead. Delierre then fires off the next 5 points to give him a chance to equalize. He gives up one point then takes the game 11-7.

The match continues to stay close as they are neck in neck at 5-5. Delierre takes the next 2 points but Jaume does the same. After an incredible rally ending in a classic Delierre shot, Delierre takes a very important 8-7 lead. He then earns the next two point and goes up 10-7. Jaume then earns one more point. The game ends on a stroke and Jaume swears and gets a conduct game against him, ending the match.

Shawn Delierre (CAN) bt Bernat Jaume (ESP) 3-1: 8-11, 11-7, 11-8, conduct game

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