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Teran & Kahn On Course For Final Showdown In Windy City

29 Feb 2008

Top seeds Samantha Teran and Latasha Khan are on course to meet in a WISPA World Tour squash event final for the second time this year after despatching their first round opponents in the Women's Windy City Open at the University Club of Chicago in Chicago, USA.

Teran, the favourite from Mexico, crushed Argentinean qualifier Fernanda Rocha 9-1, 9-0, 9-0 while Khan, the second seed from Seattle, defeated Tina Rix of England 9-6, 9-0, 9-0.

When the pair last met, in the Liberty Bell Open climax in Philadelphia in January, it took Teran exactly two hours to quash Khan to win her eighth Tour title.

1st round:
[1] Samantha Teran (MEX) bt [Q] Fernanda Rocha (ARG) 9-1, 9-0, 9-0
[6] Tara Mullins (CAN) bt Stephanie Edmison (CAN) 9-2, 9-2, 9-0
[4] Aisling Blake (IRL) bt Sarah Parsons (CAN) 9-4, 9-0, 9-5
[5] Emma Beddoes (ENG) bt Joelle King (NZL) 9-0, 7-9, 9-3, 9-2
[7] Karen Kronemeyer (NED) bt [Q] Sarycarmen Diaz (MEX) 9-0, 9-1, 9-4
[3] Louise Crome (NZL) bt Rebecca Hazell (CAN) 9-1, 9-4, 9-4
[8] Kirsty McPhee (ENG) bt Larissa Stephenson (NZL) 9-5, 9-0, 9-4
[2] Latasha Khan (USA) bt Tina Rix (ENG) 9-6, 9-0, 9-0