Ramit Tandon wins Seattle Open

Top seed Ramit Tandon won his first PSA title in 2019 by beating Egypt's Mohamed El Sherbini in the final of the Seattle Open on Saturday.

Ramit Tandon (Left) won his fourth major title - the Seattle Open, by beating Egypt's Mohamed El Sherbini in the final.   -  Special Arrangement

Top seeded Ramit Tandon made the most of his first meeting with Egyptian Mohamed El Sherbini to win the final of the Seattle Open, a PSA challenger squash Tour event here late on Saturday night. The Indian won 11-4, 11-7, 2-11, 11-2 for his first PSA title in 2019 and fourth title overall in his career.

Judicious has been Tandon's hallmark in play just as he was in choosing events. Fluent right through till the final , the Indian's only moment of hesitation came in the third game of the final. Superior choice of strokes held him in good stead besides the flourish in the finishes upfront.

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Still for all this that one game went the Egyptian's way but not as it turned out the tempo of the match. For somone who rose to his career high ranking of 58 in the latest February list released, Tandon celebrated it with a victory in this tournament.

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