Tong Tsz Wing
Tong Tsz-Wing joined the world tour in 2008 and has risen up the rankings ever since, becoming a consistent member of the world’s top 50 in recent years and reached a career high of world no.37 in early 2023 after reaching the second round of the El Gouna International. She lifted the Asian individual title in 2021, becoming the second women’s regional champion from Hong Kong after now retired Annie Au Wing-chi made it in 2013. She secured her first title at the Top End Open in 2014 when she beat Lotte Eriksen in straight games. More success came in 2016 for Tong as she lifted the China Challenge Cup beating Sarah Cardwell over four games in the final. Tong also went onto win the Malaysian Squash Tour VIII in 2017 when she came through in four games against Andrea Lee. She started 2022 with a semi-final at the Equinox Women’s Open before making it into the last eight of the Calgary Women’s Week. Tong also made the last eight of the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions Challenger. She then claimed victory at the City of Devonport Tasmanian Open, her first win on the tour in three years. She finished off 2022 with last 16 finishes at the New Zealand Open and Hong Kong Open. In early 2023, she made the last 16 of both the Ball and Gaynor Cincinnati Cup and the Squash On Fire Open, before reaching the Chestnut Hill Classic quarterfinals.