Massaro & Matthew win British titles

Laura Massaro

Laura Massaro became world champion in 2014 and world number one in January 2016

Laura Massaro won her third British title with a straight-set final victory over Alison Waters in Manchester.

The world number one, 32, beat Waters 11-2 11-5 11-4 in just 24 minutes at the National Squash Centre to secure a first national title since 2012.

“I am really happy that I played well all week to win the title again,” she told the tournament website.

In the men’s event, Nick Matthew beat James Willstrop 11-2 6-11 11-3 11-3 to win his eighth British title.

World number three Matthew, 35, lost his first set of the week but recovered to win the final in 50 minutes.

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