23 Aug 2021

Kiwi Paul Coll wins British Squash Open

From Morning Report, 7:49 am on 23 August 2021

The Greymouth squash player Paul Coll created history this morning, becoming the first New Zealand man to win the British Open.

He defeated world champion Ali Farag of Egypt in four games to win the biggest title of his career.

Coll spoke to RNZ's Joe Porter from London and told him what it was like to join Dame Susan Devoy and Leilani Joyce as the three New Zealand winners of the most prestigious tournament in squash behind the World Championships.