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  Leg 7 - July 2013




[5/8] Valentino Bong (SWK) 3-2 [1] Mohd Addeen Idrakie (SEL)
               11/5, 4/11, 11/4, 9/11, 16/14
[1] Liu Tsz-Ling (HKG) 3-2 [8] Nadine Ayman (EGY)
               7/11, 5/11, 12/10, 11/9, 11/9

The 7th leg was held at Nicol David International Squash Centre from 05-07 July 2013. Also, for the women’s category have been registered as a professional circuit under Women’s Squash Association (WSA).

The 7th Leg mens and women's finals were played in front of Mr. Thomas Chan (Director of Numestro Sdn Bhd) Sportspin Event’s and Athlete Management Sdn Bhd Chief Director Mr. Mohd Azlan Iskandar.

In the men’s match finals, between Valentino Bong from Sarawak against national back-up player Mohd Addeen Idrakie turned out to be a very tough.

Before that in the semis Valentino played very well when he created an upset when he defeated 2nd seed Choong Kam Hing in a very close and tough 5 setter.

In the finals, Valentino continued his form when he took the first game 11-5, in the second game Valentino made a few unforced errors while Addeen took advantage of by winning the 2nd game 11-4. In the 3rd game Addeen looked very tired and took a lot of chances but failed to convert and therefore losing the third game to Valentino 11-4.

It was neck to neck in the fourth game until 9-9 when Valentino make two mistakes at the front court only to give away the game to Addeen 11-9. In the final game, both players played a really tight game were tied at 10-10.

Adeen had six match ball opportunities to finish the match off but could not deliver, while Valentino hung in there and finally had his first match ball opportunity and finished it with style with a backhand volley crosscourt into the nick to finish the match 16-14.

The women's WSA draw final was between Liu Tsz-Ling from Hong Kong and Nadine Ayman from Egypt.

The Egyptian Nadine looked like the stronger player in the beginning and was in control and claimed the first two games comfortably and was 10-7 up in the third game and it looked like Nadine took her foot off the pedal and hit a few unforced errors and gave Liu a chance to fight back and she did successfully by winning the third game 12-10.

After coming back from match ball down, Liu was playing with a lot more confidence after she won the 3rd game and went on to win the next two games 11-9.

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