Malaysian World No.36 player, Sivasangari Subramaniam has successfully taken a slender lead over the World No.10 player Tesni Evans, 3-2 in the second round of El Gouna International Open 2021 in Egypt. The El Gouna International Squash Open, fondly known as a PSA World Tour Platinum category, which is one of the most high-profile squash tournaments in the year.
Hailing from Sungai Petani, Kedah, Sivasangari is a prominent player who has risen into the world’s top fifty. As per the records shown on the Professional Squash Association World Tour website (PSA), she has recorded 11-4, 5-11, 4-11, 11-6 to step into the third round.
The national player will face a rubber match today, (23rd May) against Egypt’s Nouran Gohar who fondly known as the World No.2 player. Sangari would be on a roll at the moment.
In 2016, she conquered the first six tournaments by defeating Vanessa Chu, Ho Tze-Lok, Lisa Camilleri, Rachel Arnold, and Tsz-Wing Tong in finals over that spell. At the same time, she won the Beijing Squash Challenge and the Ohana Malaysian Open.
The 22 years-old player emerged into the top fifty and went on to make two more final appearances, as well as three more semi-final appearances in 2018, including the Malaysian and Pakistan Opens. In 2019, Malaysia won twice on the Tour, which first at the Racquet Club Pro-Series and followed with the Australian Open. In the same year, she made it to the third round of a Platinum standard event for the first time in her career at the FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships.
Through her noteworthy performance, she has created history by becoming the youngest national champion at age 19.
Best wishes for your final round, give your opponents a good game and good luck!