Al Tamimi and Pallikal Karthik Capture Australian Open Crowns
Qatar’s seed Abdulla Mohd Al Tamimi and Indian squash queen Dipika Pallikal are the 2016 Australian Open, Men’s and Women’s crowned champions after they won the title clashes at the Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre in Australia.
- The Qatar seed defeated New Zealand’s Campbell Grayson in the final match, while In the Women’s event, Pallikal Karthik came up against Egyptian teenager Mayar Hany.
|Men’s Australian Open 2016|
|Abdulla Mohd Al Tamimi (Qatar) defeated Campbell Grayson (New Zealand)|
|Women’s Australian Open 2016|
|DipikaPallikal Karthik (India) defeated MayarHany (Egypt)|
- It was Dipika’s career’s 11th PSA title at the $15, 000 Australian Open in Melbourne. It wasn’t any easy matter as the top seed had to show her brilliant elasticity to attain 10-12, 11-5, 11-6, 11-4 victory over the eighth-seeded Mayar Hany of Egypt.
- This is the first PSA title for Dipika also she last won the Winnipeg Winter Open in Canada last February.
Australian Squash Open
The Australian Squash Open squash tournament that has taken place every year at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre in Victoria since 2015. The event is on the Professional Squash Association (PSA) international circuit.