ATHLETE NEWS – AUGUST 2016

 

Harrow Players at WSF World Doubles

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Taking place August 15 – 18 in Australia, 2016’s WSF World Doubles Squash Championship featured 5 #TeamHarrow players–Ryan Cuskelly, Joshna Chinappa, Rachael Grinham, Alan Clyne, and Donna Urquhart. Cuskelly, Grinham, and Urquhart all hail from Australia, making it an especially momentous competition for the trio.

RESULTS

Women’s Doubles – Final
J.King & A.Landers-Murphy (NZL) def [2] R.Grinham & D.Urquhart (AUS) 11-7, 11-4 (20 mins)

Men’s Doubles – Final
A.Clyne & G.Lobban (SCO) def [4] Z.Alexander & D.Palmer (AUS) 11-8, 11-4 (33 mins)

 

Nele Gilis Gets Third!

 

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Nele Gillis was invited to play the Kooyong International Invitational  at Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club this year where four of the top men’s and women’s seeds from the 2016 Victorian Open played for prestige and $10,000 in prize money in a round robin event. Nele placed 3rd and and went on to make it to the quarter finals at the Victorian Open.

Nele uses the Harrow SPARK

 

Al Tamimi Wins Australian Open 2016

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Congratulations to Abdulla Mohd Al Tamimi  for winning the Australian Open 2016 by beating Campbell Grayzon 3-1 #TeamHarrow #Proudtosponsor #HarrowVapor

Final: Men’s Australian Open 2016

[3] Abdulla Mohd Al Tamimi (QAT) bt [2] Campbell Grayson (NZL) 3-1: 6-11, 11-9, 11-7, 11-5 (49m)

 

7 Harrow Players are Top Seeds at HKO

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Running August 23 – 28, the Hong Kong Open marks the first tournament of the season for squash pro, and the first chance to accrue points toward the World Series. Included in the top seeds are ELITE Team members Marwan ElShorbagy, Karim Abdel Gawad, Tarek Momen, Raneem El Welily, Amanda Sobhy,  Omneya Abdel Kawy and Joshna Chinappa.

 

Chinappa, Kawy Model for Louis Vuitton UNICEF Campaign

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Featured in Louis Vuitton and UNICEF #MakeAPromise campaign featured 6 of the top international squash players including #TeamHarrow’s Joshna Chinappa (center, bottom) and Omneya Abdel Kawy (right) as well as a perfectly placed Harrow Stealth Ultralite Retro Squash Racquet. A specially designed Louis Vuitton Silver Lockit Bracelet and necklace is available, with a portion of proceeds benefitting UNICEF.

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