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2003 Men's World Open Squash Championship

Men's World Open 2003
25th PSA World Squash Championship
LocationPakistan Lahore, Pakistan
Date(s)December 14–21, 2003
Website
www.squashtalk.com/mensworld/2003/draw.htm
PSA World Tour
CategoryPSA World Open
Prize money$175,000
Results
Gold medal world centered-2.svg ChampionEgypt Amr Shabana
Silver medal world centered-2.svg Runner-upFrance Thierry Lincou
Bronze medal world centered-2.svg Semi-finalistsAustralia Joseph Kneipp
Egypt Karim Darwish
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The 2003 PSA Men's World Open Squash Championship is the men's edition of the 2003 World Open, which serves as the individual world championship for squash players. The event took place in Lahore in Pakistan from 14 December to 21 December 2003. Amr Shabana won his first World Open title, defeating Thierry Lincou in the final.

Seeds

  1. England Peter Nicol (Second Round)
  2. Scotland John White (Third Round)
  3. Australia David Palmer (Third Round)
  4. France Thierry Lincou (Final)
  5. Australia Anthony Ricketts (Quarterfinals)
  6. Malaysia Ong Beng Hee (Second Round)
  7. Egypt Karim Darwish (Semifinals)'
  8. England Lee Beachill (Quarterfinals)
  9. Egypt Amr Shabana (Champion)
  10. France Grégory Gaultier (Third Round)
  11. Australia Joseph Kneipp (Semifinals)
  12. Scotland Martin Heath (First Round)
  13. Pakistan Mansoor Zaman (Second Round)
  14. Canada Graham Ryding (Second Round)
  15. England Simon Parke (Second Round)
  16. England Mark Chaloner (Second Round)

Draw and results

Finals

Quarter finals Semi finals Final
                     
30 Italy Davide Bianchetti 16 9 5
7 Egypt Karim Darwish 17 15 15
7 Egypt Karim Darwish 11 15 8 14
9 Egypt Amr Shabana 15 11 15 15
9 Egypt Amr Shabana 14 15 15 12 17
5 Australia Anthony Ricketts 15 14 12 15 16
9 Egypt Amr Shabana 15 9 15 15
4 France Thierry Lincou 14 15 11 7
19 England Nick Matthew 15 7 3 11
4 France Thierry Lincou 14 15 15 15
4 France Thierry Lincou 15 15 15
11 Australia Joseph Kneipp 12 10 7
8 England Lee Beachill 15 10 8 15 10
11 Australia Joseph Kneipp 10 15 15 11 15

Top half

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Quarter finals
1 England Peter Nicol 15 16 15 15
Egypt Hisham Ashour 14 17 7 6 1 England Peter Nicol 15 15 7 4 10
30 Italy Davide Bianchetti 15 15 15 30 Italy Davide Bianchetti 11 12 15 15 15
Wales Gavin Jones 8 11 13 30 Italy Davide Bianchetti 15 15 5 5 15
10 France Grégory Gaultier 15 15 15 10 France Grégory Gaultier 12 14 15 15 7
England Jonathan Kemp 11 8 4 10 France Grégory Gaultier 15 5 15 10 15
26 South Africa Rodney Durbach 15 15 15 26 South Africa Rodney Durbach 10 15 11 15 11
Q Australia Raj Nanda 13 2 7 30 Italy Davide Bianchetti 16 9 5
7 Egypt Karim Darwish 15 15 15 7 Egypt Karim Darwish 17 15 15
Q Pakistan Safeerullah Khan 13 11 9 7 Egypt Karim Darwish 15 15 8 7 15
29 England James Willstrop 15 15 15 29 England James Willstrop 11 13 15 15 9
England Lee Drew 8 8 8 7 Egypt Karim Darwish 15 15 5 7 15
13 Pakistan Mansoor Zaman 15 15 15 21 Finland Olli Tuominen 8 8 15 15 10
Switzerland Lars Harms 11 5 9 13 Pakistan Mansoor Zaman 15 10 8 15
21 Finland Olli Tuominen 15 15 15 21 Finland Olli Tuominen 11 15 15 17
Australia Cameron White 11 6 6

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Quarter finals
3 Australia David Palmer 15 15 15
Egypt Mohd Essam Hafiz 12 5 12 3 Australia David Palmer 15 15 15
28 Malaysia Mohd Azlan Iskandar 15 15 15 28 Malaysia Mohd Azlan Iskandar 8 9 11
Australia Glenn Keenan 3 6 8 3 Australia David Palmer 6 9 15 7
9 Egypt Amr Shabana 15 15 15 9 Egypt Amr Shabana 15 15 11 15
England Bradley Ball 14 11 16 9 Egypt Amr Shabana 15 8 15 14 15
22 England Adrian Grant 16 13 15 5 England Peter Genever 10 15 5 17 2
England Peter Genever 17 15 4 15 9 Egypt Amr Shabana 14 15 15 12 17
5 Australia Anthony Ricketts 15 15 15 5 Australia Anthony Ricketts 15 14 12 15 16
Australia Cameron Pilley 8 5 11 5 Australia Anthony Ricketts 15 15 15
31 Egypt Wael El Hindi 15 15 15 31 Egypt Wael El Hindi 5 6 10
England Alister Walker 9 12 12 5 Australia Anthony Ricketts 15 15 11 15
15 England Simon Parke 15 15 15 20 Egypt Mohammed Abbas 11 13 15 8
England Ben Garner 13 16 14 15 England Simon Parke 15 7 7 5
20 Egypt Mohammed Abbas 15 15 9 15 20 Egypt Mohammed Abbas 5 15 15 15
Canada Viktor Berg 7 11 15 13

Bottom half

Section 1

First round Second round Third round Quarter finals
Australia Dan Jenson 10 6 12
25 France Renan Lavigne 15 15 15 25 France Renan Lavigne 15 15 13 15
Australia Mike Corren 7 10 15 12 16 England Mark Chaloner 16 9 15 10
16 England Mark Chaloner 15 15 12 15 25 France Renan Lavigne 11 8 13
Q Pakistan Saeed Hassan 11 10 11 19 England Nick Matthew 15 15 15
19 England Nick Matthew 15 15 15 19 England Nick Matthew 15 10 3 15 15
Netherlands Laurens Jan Anjema 9 7 4 6 Malaysia Ong Beng Hee 13 15 15 12 5
6 Malaysia Ong Beng Hee 15 15 15 19 England Nick Matthew 15 7 3 11
Q Pakistan Arshad Iqbal Burki 15 3 10 17 15 4 France Thierry Lincou 14 15 15 15
24 Canada Shahier Razik 13 15 15 14 8 Q Pakistan Arshad Iqbal Burki 15 15 6 13 9
Netherlands Tommy Berden 17 15 16 15 Netherlands Tommy Berden 12 10 15 15 15
12 Scotland Martin Heath 16 9 17 8 Netherlands Tommy Berden 16 13 12
Q Pakistan Shamsul Islam Khan 6 11 17 8 4 France Thierry Lincou 17 15 15
18 Egypt Omar El Borolossy 15 15 16 15 18 Egypt Omar El Borolossy 9 12 7
Pakistan Shahid Zaman 9 4 8 4 France Thierry Lincou 15 15 15
4 France Thierry Lincou 15 15 15

Section 2

First round Second round Third round Quarter finals
Australia John Williams 13 12 11
23 England Nick Taylor 15 15 15 23 England Nick Taylor 15 15 15
Q England Peter Barker 15 7 13 11 14 Canada Graham Ryding 12 6 9
14 Canada Graham Ryding 12 15 15 15 23 England Nick Taylor 7 7 6
Spain Borja Golán 15 15 6 15 8 England Lee Beachill 15 15 15
32 Pakistan Farrukh Zaman 13 6 15 7 Spain Borja Golán 5 7 6
Q India Ritwik Bhattacharya 7 15 13 10 8 England Lee Beachill 15 15 15
8 England Lee Beachill 15 10 15 15 8 England Lee Beachill 15 10 8 15 10
England Joey Barrington 9 12 15 11 11 Australia Joseph Kneipp 10 15 15 11 15
17 Wales Alex Gough 15 15 12 15 17 Wales Alex Gough 7 12 15 7
Republic of Ireland Liam Kenny 8 11 9 11 Australia Joseph Kneipp 15 15 10 15
11 Australia Joseph Kneipp 15 15 15 11 Australia Joseph Kneipp 15 15 15
Q Republic of Ireland John Rooney 9 2 Scotland John White 11 14 3
27 Belgium Stefan Casteleyn 3 Q Republic of Ireland John Rooney 13 6 12
France Jean-Michel Arcucci 11 12 13 2 Scotland John White 15 15 15
2 Scotland John White 15 15 15

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Preceded by
Belgium (Antwerp)
2002
PSA World Open
Pakistan (Lahore)

2003
Succeeded by
Qatar (Doha)
2004