Squash: Campion drops out

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The British world No 4 Cassie Campion was forced to retire from the final of the Hurghada Open in Egypt after only 18 minutes when she slipped over several times on fine sand blown into the open-air court. Trailing 9-2 9-5, Campion, the second seed, conceded the match to her unseeded compatriot, the former South African Natalie Pohrer.

The British world No 4 Cassie Campion was forced to retire from the final of the Hurghada Open in Egypt after only 18 minutes when she slipped over several times on fine sand blown into the open-air court. Trailing 9-2 9-5, Campion, the second seed, conceded the match to her unseeded compatriot, the former South African Natalie Pohrer.

A week after reaching the final of the Heliopolis Open in Cairo when also unseeded, Pohrer carved through the field to reach the final after adding top seed Carol Owens, the world No 2 from New Zealand, to her list of world top 10 scalps.

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