Perry take GP titles
Handley & Madeline Perry
topped this year's BSPA HEAD Grand Prix standings with solid
performance's at the final qualifying event, the Colets Open.
Going into the final event Handley was one of three players in
contention along with last year's winner Simon Parke and
Peter Barker. However, Barker's early exit to Ben Ford and Parke's
inability to get past top seed Adrian Grant left the way open for
Handley and he grabbed it with both hands, knocking out World no.17
Azlan Iskandar reach the semi finals and clinch the grand prix title.
not winning an event on the HEAD Grand Prix, Handley was the most
consistent performer with four runners-up spots in the six events he
The women's HEAD Grand Prix was a two horse race going into the final
event with Madeline Perry going head-to-head with Laura Lengthorn.
The latter's surprising loss to Kasey Brown at Colets left Perry in
pole position and she wrapped it up in style to add the Colets title
to the Artemis Open and finish top of the standings.
The winners of each of the events and the best placed finishers on the
HEAD Grand Prix will now compete in the HEAD Grand Prix Finals
at Ipswich Sports Club from 7-9th June.