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Croydon-based squash club to contest Premier final

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Defending champions Integrity Surrey Health & Racquets and Benz-Bavarian Duffield will contest the Premier Squash League (PSL) final for the second season in a row after claiming decisive victories in the semi-finals of the world's most prestigious squash league. Early victories by Surrey teenager Nada Elkalaawy, Italian number one Davide Bianchetti and former British Junior Champion Adrian Waller clinched the win for Croydon-based Surrey Health over Yorkshire opponents Chapel Allerton. Guernsey-born world No.20 Chris Simpson later gained a consolation point for the visitors after recording his first ever win over Surrey Health's former world No.9 Adrian Grant. In the final match of the night between England team-mates Peter Barker and Daryl Selby, it was world No.7 Barker who delighted the home crowd with a 9-11, 11-6, 11-8, 11-7 victory which produced the 4/1 result, taking Surrey Health into their sixth final since 2008, and their fifth in a row. "It doesn't get any easier," said Pete Smith, the Surrey Health team manager, who has led his club to five titles since 2008. "Everybody wants to beat you. Tonight's tie had the potential to be close - but we got off to a good start and got the win after the first three matches. "The team played well - and Nada was exceptional. This was only her third match for us and she's still only 18. "I'm pleased for the team - it gets harder every year, but the team spirit is fantastic." RESULTS Integrity Surrey Health & Racquets 4 – 1 Chapel Allerton Peter Barker bt Daryl Selby 9-11, 11-6, 11-8, 11-7 Adrian Grant lost to Chris Simpson 5-11, 7-11, 4-11 (40m) Adrian Waller bt Shaun le Roux 10-12, 11-7, 12-10, 11-6 (57m) Davide Bianchetti bt James Earles 11-8, 11-9, 11-5 (38m) Nada Elkalaawy bt Carrie Ramsey 11-3, 11-8, 9-11, 11-6 (42m) For all the latest news, visit the official website www.pslsquash.com

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