HISTORY

Event History – from the Super Series Finals and Grand Prix Finals, through the World Series Finals, and now the …

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 this year, 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.

This year qualification was changed, with points earned in all World Tour events counting, and winners of the World Champs and World Series events qualifying automatically. This year also sees ranking points on offer for the first time.

Previous Finals

YearVenueMen's WinnerWomen's WinnerNotes
2019Cairo??????World Tour Finals
2018DubaiMomamed 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)---
2012Queens ClubAmr Shabana (Egy)Nicol David (Mas)Watch the Men's Final
2011Queens ClubAmr Shabana (Egy)Nicol David (Mas)
2010Queens ClubShabana/MatthewDuncalf/Massarofinals not played
2009Queens ClubGregory Gaultier (Fra)Super Series Finals ↓
2008Broadgate, LondonGregory Gaultier (Fra)
2007ManchesterRamy Ashour (Egy)
2006Broadgate / HyderabadAnthony Ricketts (Aus)Nicol David
2005Broadgate, LondonJohathon Power (Can)
2004Broadgate / DohaThierry Lincou (Fra)Cassie JackmanGrand Prix Finals ↓
2003Broadgate / DohaJonathon Power (Can)Carol Owens
2002Broadgate / DohaDavid Palmer (Aus)Sarah Fitz-Gerald
2001Broadgate / HurghadaPeter Nicol (Sco)Sarah Fitz-Gerald
2000Broadgate / HurghadaPeter Nicol (Sco)Carol Owens
1999Broadgate / HurghadaPeter Nicol (Sco)Michelle Martin
1998Hatfield / HurghadaJansher Khan (Pak)Michelle Martin
1997Hatfield, EnglandJansher Khan (Pak)
1996Hatfield, EnglandDel Harris (Eng)
1995not held---
1994Vitis, SwitzerlandJansher Khan (Pak)
1993Vitis, SwitzerlandJansher Khan (Pak)
Dates shown here are when the finals took place, not the qualifying year/season
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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