Kiwis in Contention in Canberra6 Sep 2013
There are several Kiwi players in the finals of the Australian Masters Championships in Canberra today.
Becky Clarke has already secured the women's 40-44 age group title, going through pool play undefeated. She was pushed hardest by third seeded Lorraine Rae, whom she beat 9-1 4-9 9-2 9-2. Clarke beat all of her other opponents in straight sets to seal the title.
Several other Kiwis are also in line to take titles. A Kiwi Champion in the men's 60-64 age group is guaranteed, with Christchurch clubmates Wayne Seebeck and Lawrence Skurr are up against each other. Similarly the women's 55-59 age group is sure to be won by a Cantab, with Karen Walton and Freda Walker contesting the final.
Other Kiwi hopes are Mark Waldin, in the men's 55-59 final, and Rod Bannister in the men's 45-49 final.
Follow results here: http://amsasquash.com.au/championships/index.php