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.

YEAR* VENUE(S) MEN'S CHAMPION WOMEN'S CHAMPION NOTES
2021 Cairo Mostafa Asal (Egy) Nouran Gohar (Egy) World Tour Finals ↓
2020 Cairo Marwan ElShorbagy (Egy) Hania El Hammamy (Egy)
2019 Cairo Karim Abdel Gawad (Egy) Raneem El Welily (Egy)
2018 Dubai Mohamed ElShorbagy (Egy) Nour El Sherbini (Egy) World Series Finals ↓
2017 Dubai Mohamed ElShorbagy (Egy) Laura Massaro (Eng)
2016 Dubai Gregory Gaultier (Fra) Laura Massaro (Eng)
2015 not held
2014 Richmond USA Ramy Ashour (Egy)
2013 not held
2012 Queens Club Amr Shabana (Egy) Nicol David (Mas)
2011 Queens Club Amr Shabana (Egy) Nicol David (Mas)
2010 Queens Club Shabana/Matthew Duncalf/Massaro finals not played
2009 Queens Club Gregory Gaultier (Fra) Super Series Finals ↓
2008 Broadgate Gregory Gaultier (Fra)
2007 Manchester Ramy Ashour (Egy)
2006 Broadgate / Hyderabad Anthony Ricketts (Aus) Nicol David (Mas)
2005 Broadgate Jonathon Power (Can)
2004 Broadgate / Doha Thierry Lincou (Fra) Cassie Jackman (Eng) Grand Prix Finals ↓
2003 Broadgate / Doha Jonathon Power (Can) Carol Owens (Nzl)
2002 Broadgate / Doha David Palmer (Aus) Sarah Fitz-Gerald (Aus)
2001 Broadgate / Hurghada Peter Nicol (Sco) Sarah Fitz-Gerald (Aus)
2000 Broadgate / Hurghada Peter Nicol (Sco) Carol Owens (Aus)
1999 Broadgate / Hurghada Peter Nicol (Sco) Michelle Martin (Aus)
1998 Hatfield / Hurghada Jansher Khan (Pak) Michelle Martin (Aus)
1997 Hatfield England Jansher Khan (Pak)
1996 Hatfield England Del Harris (Eng)
1995 not held
1994 Vitis Switzerland Jansher Khan (Pak)
1993 Vitis Switzerland Jansher Khan (Pak)

*YEAR represents the year in which the finals were played

2020 Finals : Two new Champions crowned in Cairo

Hania El Hammamy comes from two nil down to win the women's title as Marwan ElShorbagy claims the men'sc rown in straight games ... ...

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

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

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

Gregory Gaultier and Laura Massaro claim the rejuvenated World Series Finals titles in Dubai ... ...

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

Amr Shabana and Nicol David win at Quaeens Club, 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

Gregory Gaultier wins all-French final at Queens Club in London ... ...

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

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

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