24 Sep 2009

Hawkes beaten at world squash open

6:02 pm on 24 September 2009

The only New Zealander in the main darw of the World women's Open Squash Championship in the Netherlands has been beaten in the first round.

Jaclyn Hawkes, the 14th seed was beaten 3-1 by Engy Kheirullah of Egypt.

New Zealand's top ranked player Shelly Kitchen has taken a break from the sport to have a baby.