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SEKISUI OPEN 2013 final result
Jun 11, 2013

The SEKISUI OPEN 2013 took place in Kriens, Switzerland, from May 21st to 26th. With 8 players from the world's top 100, this was an excellent opportunity to experience world-class squash. The result of the final is:

[1] Julian Illingworth (Usa) beat [2] Kristian Frost (Den) 13-11, 11-6, 11-4

The SEKISUI OPEN 2013The ceremony

American top seed Julian Illingworth denied Kristian Frost Olesen a second successive SEKISUI Open title when he defeated the Dane in straight games in the final of the PSA World Tour Challenger 10 event in Kriens, Switzerland.

The top seed from New York took exactly an hour to subdue second seed Frost to win the 11th PSA Tour title of his career.

"Illingworth played really well today," said tournament organiser Mario Tschopp. "He was very precise and played a lot of deadly shots.

"The SEKISUI Open 2013 run very well," added Tschopp. "We hope that we can improve it again for next year. As SEKISUI signed a contract until 2020, the SEKISUI Open will be held next year again."

For SEKISUI this year event was a next step in its communication concept. On top to existing information channels like www.squashsite.co.uk/sekisui, new for the 2013 edition was the usage of Social Networks:

- Regular matches' updates were posted on Twitter #sekisuiopen

- An event page was created at www.facebook.com/sekisuiopen

- Players' interviews and the "Best Of" were uploaded at http://www.youtube.com/sekisuiopen

SEKISUI is looking forward to further support Squash as an Olympic discipline candidate and to promote it as a very healthy sport for the community.

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