18 Oct 2008

Haclyn loses world champs quarterfinal in five sets

9:44 am on 18 October 2008

The New Zealand squash player, Jaclyn Hawkes, has lost her quarterfinal at the world champs in Manchester.

The unseeded Hawkes has put on a tenacious display against Ireland's Madelaine Perry, winning the first two games, but the 14th seed rallied to take the next three.

Hawkes won the first two games 11-5,11-6 and pushed hard in the next three but lost them 11-9,12-10,11-9 in the 66 minute encounter.