Nicol’s the sole women’s singles survivor for Malaysia


  • Squash
  • Tuesday, 22 Jan 2019

Malaysias Datuk Nicol Ann David (right) react after beat her comrade S. Sivasangari in the womens single final match during Asian Games 2018 in Squash Stadium Gelora Bung Karno, Jakarta, Indonesia. FAIHAN GHANI/The Star.

PETALING JAYA: Nicol David is the only Malaysian women’s singles squash player to reach the third round of the Tournament of Champions in New York City.

The former world No. 1 beat current world junior champion Rowan Elaraby of Egypt 11-9, 11-7, 13-11 and will take on fourth seed Joelle King of New Zealand for a place in the quarter-finals.

S. Sivasangari failed to get the better of another Egyptian Salma Hany in another second-round match. Sivasangari lost 8-11, 8-11, 6-11 to the 15th seeded Hany.

Low Wee Wern earlier lost 4-11, 5-11, 11-5, 6-11 to Egypt’s world No. 8 Nouran Gouhar also in the second round.


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