Timely boost for world No.25 Rachel ahead of Asian Championship

Rachel Arnold (right) makes a return to Egypt's Salma Hany during the Malaysian Squash Open quarter-finals at the National Squash Centre in Bukit Jalil, November 25, 2021. - GLENN GUAN/The Star

PETALING JAYA: World No. 25 Rachel Arnold has been struggling on the professional tour but a semi-final appearance in the Richmond Open in the US earlier this month has restored her confidence in time before the all-important Asian Individual Championships in Hong Kong from June 6-10.

Rachel has been having a torrid time in the Professional Squash Association (PSA) world tour as she lost in the preliminary rounds of the several tournaments this year, including first-round exits in the British Open in Birmingham (in March) and the World Championships in Chicago four weeks ago.

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