Malaysia’s Muhammad Addeen 2023 Crowned Champion of 2023 Costa North Coast Open
BY: Michelle Liew
Malaysian national squash player, Muhammad Addeen Idrakie Bahtiar delivered a stellar performance in the final of the 2023 Costa North Coast Open in New South Wales, Australia yesterday to win the title.
Addeen who went down as the first seed managed to defeat the Indian player, Velevan Senthilkumar with a result of 11-8, 11-2, 11-9 within 35 minutes.
"What I have done throughout this tournament and yesterday's final action is that I really focus fully on my game strategy and try to be more disciplined in following it.
"In terms of mental preparation for the final match was very positive and it was a very difficult match even though I won 3-0," said Adden.
After this, Addeen will be competing in another tournament, the Tuanku Mukhriz Trophy Tournament which will take place from 23 to 27 August in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan.
Addeen will enter the tournament as the third seed, along with 2023 national champion Ivan Yuen as the fourth seed.
"I still have one more PSA tournament in Seremban after this which will start on August 23.
"I got a 'bye' in the first round so there is still time for me to prepare and then fully train for the Hangzhou Asian Games," added Adden.