HISTORY

The Super Series Finals, Grand Prix Finals, World Series Finals, World Tour Finals …

The World Tour Finals is the end of season championship which sees the top eight point-scoring players qualify for the end of season playoffs.

The eight players compete in two groups of four and play a round robin to determine the semi-finalists. The competition then becomes a knock-out competition to determine the  champions.

The men’s event started in 1993, and after two editions in Switzerland moved to the UK – mostly London – until 2013. From 1998 to 2006 the WISPA Grand Prix Finals provided the same format for the top eight women players, hosted in Hurghada, Doha and Hyderabad. The events were combined into the World Series Finals for 2011.

Up until the 2019 Finals, qualification was based on performances in the top tier events – known as “Super Series” and more recently “World Series” – with the top eight points earners in these events qualifying.

From 2019 qualification – and the name – was changed, with points earned in all World Tour events counting, and winners of the World Champs and World Series events qualifying automatically. Ranking points were also on offer for the first time.

Previous Finals

YearVenueMen's WinnerWomen's WinnerNotes
2020CairoMarwan ElShorbagy (Egy)Hania El Hammamy (Egy)World Tour Finals
2019CairoKarim Abdel Gawad (Egy)Raneem El Welily (Egy)
2018DubaiMohamed ElShorbagy (Egy) Nour El Sherbini (Egy) World Series Finals
2017Dubai Mohamed ElShorbagy (Egy)Laura Massaro (Eng)
2016DubaiGregory Gaultier (Fra)Laura Massaro (Eng)
2015not held------
2014Richmond, USARamy Ashour (Egy)---
2013not held------
2012Queens ClubAmr Shabana (Egy)Nicol David (Mas)
2011Queens ClubAmr Shabana (Egy)Nicol David (Mas)
2010Queens ClubShabana/MatthewDuncalf/Massarofinals not played
2009Queens ClubGregory Gaultier (Fra)---Super Series Finals
2008BroadgateGregory Gaultier (Fra)---
2007ManchesterRamy Ashour (Egy)---
2006Broadgate/HyderabadAnthony Ricketts (Aus)Nicol David (Mas)
2005BroadgateJohathon Power (Can)---
2004Broadgate/DohaThierry Lincou (Fra)Cassie Jackman (Eng)Grand Prix Finals
2003Broadgate/DohaJonathon Power (Can)Carol Owens (Nzl)
2002Broadgate/DohaDavid Palmer (Aus)Sarah Fitz-Gerald (Aus)
2001Broadgate/HurghadaPeter Nicol (Sco)Sarah Fitz-Gerald (Aus)
2000Broadgate/HurghadaPeter Nicol (Sco)Carol Owens (Aus)
1999Broadgate/HurghadaPeter Nicol (Sco)Michelle Martin (Aus)
1998Hatfield/HurghadaJansher Khan (Pak)Michelle Martin (Aus)
1997Hatfield, EnglandJansher Khan (Pak)---
1996Hatfield, EnglandDel Harris (Eng)---
1995not held------
1994Vitis, SwitzerlandJansher Khan (Pak)---
1993Vitis, SwitzerlandJansher Khan (Pak)---
Years shown here are when the finals took place, not the qualifying year/season
2019 FINALS : Welily and Gawad crowned in Cairo

2019 FINALS : Welily and Gawad crowned in Cairo

Raneem El Welily and Karim Abdel Gawad claim the titles in five game showdowns ... ...
2018 Finals : Sherbini & Shorbagy triumph at Dubai Golf

2018 Finals : Sherbini & Shorbagy triumph at Dubai Golf

Finals day of the ATCO PSA Dubai World Series Finals saw victories for top seeds Nour El Sherbini and Mohamed ElShorbagy ... ...
2017 Finals : Shorbagy & Massaro win in Dubai Opera

2017 Finals : Shorbagy & Massaro win in Dubai Opera

The final day of the World Series Finals in Dubai featured two Egypt v England clashes, with Laura Massaro and Mohamed Elshorbagy claiming the titles .. ...
2016 Finals : It’s Gaultier and Massaro in Dubai

2016 Finals : It’s Gaultier and Massaro in Dubai

Gregory Gaultier and Laura Massaro claim the rejuvenated World Series Finals titles in Dubai ... ...
2014 Finals : Ramy Ashour wins in Richmond

2014 Finals : Ramy Ashour wins in Richmond

Ramy Ashour wins the 2014 World Series Finals in Richmond, Virginia ... ...
2012 Finals : Shabana and David triumph at Queens

2012 Finals : Shabana and David triumph at Queens

Amr Shabana and Nicol David win at Quaeens Club, London ... ...
2011 Finals : Finals curtailed by weather in London

2011 Finals : Finals curtailed by weather in London

Weather causes the cancellation of the final day at Queens Club, London ... ...
2009 Finals : Gaultier wins all-French final at Queens

2009 Finals : Gaultier wins all-French final at Queens

Gregory Gaultier wins all-French final at Queens Club in London ... ...
2008 Finals : Gaultier takes the title at Broadgate

2008 Finals : Gaultier takes the title at Broadgate

Gregory Gaultier beats Amr Shabana at the 2008 Finals at Broadgate Arena ... ...
2007 Finals : It’s Ramy Ashour in Manchester

2007 Finals : It’s Ramy Ashour in Manchester

Ramy Ashour triumphs at the National Squash Centre ... ...

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