Perry crowned Australian Open Champion 2010

Madeline Perry became the first Irishwoman to win the Australian Open when she beat England’s Alison Waters in today’s (Sunday) thrilling five-game final of the $56,000 WISPA World Tour squash event – the sixth WISPA Gold championship of the year – in Canberra.

The 33-year-old from Belfast saved two match balls in the fifth game of the Grays-sponsored women’s event to win the biggest tournament of her career11-5, 12-10, 6-11, 4-11, 13-11 Grays Australian Open,on the all-glass court at Canberra’s Royal Theatre, Australia