2007 Women’s Golf Croquet World Championship – Winner: Iman El Faransawy (EGY)

The 2nd Women's Golf Croquet World Championship
Venue: Dublin, Ireland
Dates: 3-9 September 2007

Champion: Iman El Faransawy (Egypt)

Finalist: Marwa Moustafa (Egypt)

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Tournament Report
9th September 2007.  Iman El Faransawy beat Marwa Moustafa in the final of the 2nd WCF Women's Golf Croquet Championship to become the new world champion.  In a thrilling final, watched by a large crowd at Carrickmines Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club in Dublin, she beat her fellow Egyptian 5-7, 7-4, 7-4, 7-3.

Hemat Moustafa, also from Egypt, beat Jenny Williams from New Zealand in the third place play-off, 7-4, 7-5.  Carole Jackson of South Africa beat Phyllis Young of New Zealand 5-7, 7-3, 7-5 in the final of the Plate event.

Presenting the prizes, David Openshaw, President of the World Croquet Federation, said that he had been delighted to see 40 players from nine different countries competing in the championship.

He said that it had been a pleasure to see such a high standard of croquet with top players from around the world taking part.  He thanked the Croquet Association of Ireland and the two host clubs, Carrickmines Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club and Herbert Park Croquet Club, for making the event such an outstanding success.

The gold medal was presented to Iman El Faransawy, silver to Marwa Moustafa and bronze medals to each of the two losing semi-finalists, Hemat Moustafa and Jenny Williams.

Results

Group A
NH MB AO VM CB Wins Position
Nahed Hassan EGY 7-6, 4-7, 7-5 7-5, 7-0 7-0, 7-3 7-4, 7-3 4 1
Mavis Brogden NZ 6-7, 7-4, 5-7 7-5, 7-2 7-4, 7-4 7-3, 7-0 3 2
Anne Oxton RSA 5-7, 0-7 5-7, 2-7 7-6, 2-7, 7-5 4-7, 7-6, 7-4 2 3
Vivienne Murphy AUS 0-7, 3-7 4-7, 4-7 6-7, 7-2, 5-7 5-7, 6-7 0 5
Ciara Byrne IRE 4-7, 3-7 3-7, 0-7 7-4, 6-7, 4-7 7-5, 7-6 1 4
Group B
IEF VA PY KB IH Wins Position
Iman El Faransawi EGY 7-2, 7-2 5-7, 2-7 6-7, 7-4, 7-5 7-3, 7-3 3 2
Valerie Armstrong RSA 2-7, 2-7 5-7, 4-7 7-6, 7-4 7-3, 7-5 2 3
Phyllis Young NZ 7-5, 7-2 7-5, 7-4 7-4, 6-7, 6-7 7-0, 7-4 3 1
Kath Burt ENG 7-6, 4-7, 5-7 6-7, 4-7 4-7, 7-6, 7-6 7-4, 7-2 2 4
Irene Holloway IRE 3-7, 3-7 3-7, 5-7 0-7, 4-7 4-7, 2-7 0 5
Group C
AM DC AT IB VB Wins Position
Abir Moustafa EGY 7-1, 6-7, 7-4 7-5, 7-5 7-4, 7-6 5-7, 7-0, 7-2 4 1
Dallas Cooke NZ 1-7, 7-6, 4-7 7-6, 4-7, 5-7 7-5, 7-5 7-3, 7-2 2 3
Anne Taves USA 5-7, 5-7 6-7, 7-4, 7-5 6-7, 7-2, 7-5 7-6, 7-2 3 2
Irene Burns ENG 4-7, 6-7 5-7, 5-7 7-6, 2-7, 5-7 7-5, 7-2 1 4
Victoria Browne IRE 7-5, 0-7, 2-7 0-7, 4-7 6-7, 2-7 5-7, 2-7 0 5
Group D
SH JH LD PE GK Wins Position
Sherine Hamdi EGY 7-6, 7-4 7-2, 7-3 7-2, 7-4 6-7, 7-3, 6-7 3 1
Julie Hudson ENG 6-7, 4-7 7-2, 7-5 7-3, 7-4 3-7, 2-7 2 2
Leo Dungan IRE 2-7, 3-7 2-7, 5-7 5-7, 7-2, 6-7 7-6, 7-5 1 5
Pat Erskine RSA 2-7, 4-7 3-7, 4-7 7-5, 2-7, 7-6 7-5, 7-6 2 3
Glennis Kitt AUS 7-6, 3-7, 7-6 7-3, 7-2 6-7, 5-7 5-7, 6-7 2 4
Group E
JW SS JPr JPo LP Wins Position
Jenny Williams NZ 7-5, 7-3 7-3, 7-1 7-2, 7-2 7-1, 7-6 4 1
Salwa Saleh EGY 5-7, 3-7 7-3, 5-7, 7-6 4-7, 5-7 5-7, 7-1, 7-4 2 4
Jane Pringle ENG 3-7, 1-7 3-7, 7-5, 6-7 7-4, 7-4 7-4, 7-3 2 2
Jill Pople RSA 2-7, 2-7 7-4, 7-5 4-7, 4-7 7-4, 7-2 2 3
Linda Pullman IRE 1-7, 6-7 7-5, 1-7, 4-7 4-7, 3-7 4-7, 2-7 0 5
Group F
HM CJ REA JJ TS Wins Position
Hemat Moustafa EGY 3-7, 7-6, 7-4 7-2, 7-5 7-5, 7-6 7-4, 7-0 4 1
Carole Jackson RSA 7-3, 6-7, 4-7 7-3, 7-2 7-3, 7-5 7-3, 7-4 3 2
Rana El Alami PAL 2-7, 5-7 3-7, 2-7 5-7, 6-7 6-7, 5-7 0 5
Josie Jackson USA 5-7, 6-7 3-7, 5-7 7-5, 7-6 7-6, 5-7, 7-2 2 3
Tamar Shorten IRE 4-7, 0-7 3-7, 4-7 7-6, 7-5 6-7, 7-5, 2-7 1 4
Group G
MAM CP FV BL YM Wins Position
Manal Ali Mohsen EGY 7-2, 7-1 7-1, 7-5 7-1, 7-3 7-0, 7-4 4 1
Christine Pont AUS 2-7, 1-7 7-2, 7-1 7-5, 7-4 7-1, 7-2 3 2
Freda Vitty ENG 1-7, 5-7 2-7, 1-7 7-6, 7-3 7-2, 7-2 2 3
Barbara Leeming USA 1-7, 3-7 5-7, 4-7 6-7, 3-7 7-5, 7-5 1 4
Yvonne Marrinan IRE 0-7, 4-7 1-7, 2-7 2-7, 2-7 5-7, 5-7 0 5
Group H
MM JSho CD ES JSha Wins Position
Marwa Moustafa EGY 7-4, 7-1 7-2, 7-4 7-2, 7-3 7-3, 7-4 4 1
Jane Shorten IRE 4-7, 1-7 3-7, 7-6, 3-7 5-7, 7-4, 3-7 7-2, 7-1 1 4
Creina Dawson AUS 2-7, 4-7 7-3, 6-7, 7-3 7-6, 6-7, 3-7 7-2, 7-2 2 3
Erica Stephens NZ 2-7, 3-7 7-5, 4-7, 7-3 6-7, 7-6, 7-3 7-2, 7-2 3 2
Jackie Shannon SCO 3-7, 4-7 2-7, 1-7 2-7, 2-7 2-7, 2-7 0 5

Knock-Out Stage

Round 1 Round 2 Quarter finals Semi-finals Final Winner
Manal Ali Mohsen (1) Manal Ali Mohsen
Josie Jackson 7-1, 7-4 Manal Ali Mohsen
Glennis Kitt Dallas Cooke 7-3, 7-5
Dallas Cooke 7-4, 7-4 Iman El Faransawy
Carole Jackson Carole Jackson 7-6, 7-6
Creina Dawson 7-6, 7-5 Iman El Faransawy
Jill Pople Iman El Faransawy 7-4, 7-4
Iman El Faransawy (8) 7-3, 7-4 Iman El Faransawy
Abir Moustafa (5) Abir Moustafa 5-7, 7-5, 7-6, 4-7, 7-5
Tamar Shorten 7-1, 7-4 Abir Moustafa
Jane Pringle Erica Stephens 7-6, 6-7,

7-3

Erica Stephens 5-7, 7-2, 7-6 Jenny Williams
Mavis Brogden Mavis Brogden 7-6, 4-7,

7-3

Valerie Armstrong 7-3, 7-3 Jenny Williams
Kath Burt Jenny Williams 7-4, 4-7,

7-5

Jenny Williams (4) 7-3, 7-2 Iman El Faransawy
Nahed Hassan (3) Nahed Hassan 5-7, 7-4, 7-4, 7-3
Irene Burns 7-1, 7-3 Nahed Hassan
Freda Vitty Freda Vitty 6-7, 7-4,

7-1

Anne Taves 6-7, 7-3, 7-5 Hemat Moustafa
Phyllis Young Julie Hudson 7-3, 7-5
Julie Hudson 7-6, 7-6 Hemat Moustafa
Barbara Leeming Hemat Moustafa 7-4, 6-7,

7-5

Hemat Moustafa (6) 7-2, 7-4 Marwa Moustafa
Sherine Hamdi (7) Sherine Hamdi 7-5, 7-6, 7-3
Ciara Byrne 7-4, 7-2 Sherine Hamdi
Anne Oxton Salwa Saleh 5-7, 7-4,

7-5

Salwa Saleh 7-1, 7-5 Marwa Moustafa
Christine Pont Christine Pont 7-6, 7-3
Jane Shorten 7-6, 5-7, 7-6 Marwa Moustafa
Pat Erskine Marwa Moustafa 7-6, 3-7,

7-6

Marwa Moustafa 7-4, 7-2

3rd / 4th Place Play Off

Losing semi-finalists Third Place
Jenny Williams Hemat Moustafa
Hemat Moustafa 7-4, 7-5

Plate Event

Quarter finals Semi-finals Final Winner
Valerie Armstrong Phyllis Young
Phyllis Young 10 - 7 Phyllis Young
Kath Burt Anne Taves 10 - 8
Anne Taves 10 - 4 Carole Jackson
Anne Oxton Anne Oxton 5-7, 7-3,

7-5

Jane Shorten 10 - 7 Carole Jackson
Carole Jackson Carole Jackson 10 - 8
Freda Vitty 10 - 9