Annie Au

Annie Au Wing-chi is a squash player from Hong Kong. She reached an all-time career high of No.6 in the world rankings in 2012 and won the Asian Championships in 2013, the first Hong Kong player to do so.

Nicol David too strong for Annie Au in Cleveland final

Annie Au. Photo: SCMP

Qualifier Annie Au Wing-chi's amazing run all the way to the final of the Cleveland Classic came up against a brick wall in the shape of world number one Nicol David today.

Thursday, 7 May, 2015, 3:35pm

Annie Au reaches final of Cleveland Classic

Annie Au in action in Cleveland. Photo: Hong Kong Squash

Annie Au Wing-chi continued her promising start to 2014 after reaching the final of the Tub O’Towels Cleveland Classic in the United States.

A qualifier in the Women’s Squash Association Gold 50 tournament featuring the world’s best players, Au made all the way through after upsetting three top English players. She takes on world number one Nicol David of Malaysia in the final.

7 May 2015 - 3:35pm

Hong Kong's Annie Au shrugs off plunge in world squash rankings

Annie Au Wing-chi

Hong Kong number one Annie Au Wing-chi played down her plunge in the world rankings, saying she believed she had every quality to haul herself back into the world's top 10.

7 May 2015 - 3:35pm

Asian champion Au wants to keep playing until Olympics

Annie Au, coach Tony Choi and bronze medallist Joey Chan.

Newly crowned Asian champion Annie Au Wing-chi insists age won't prevent her from fulfilling her Olympic dream should squash be selected for the 2020 Games later this year.

7 May 2015 - 3:32pm

Talking points

Workers down tools for May Day

Workers down tools for May Day

7 May 2015 - 3:35pm

Annie Au Wing-chi loses in Hong Kong Open squash

Joshana Chinappa reaches for a ball at the tin as Annie Au looks on during her shock loss. Photo: Xinhua

What a difference a year makes. Last year, Annie Au Wing-chi became the first home player to reach the semi-finals of the Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open. Yesterday, she crashed out in the opening round.

Au suffered one of her worst results in recent times when she lost to Indian qualifier Joshana Chinappa in five games at the Hong Kong Squash Centre.

7 May 2015 - 3:35pm

Local squash ace Annie Au eyes top four finish at Hong Kong Open

Annie Au stretches to make a shot at last year's Hong Kong Open. Photo: May Tse

Annie Au Wing-chi will be hoping that history repeats itself this week as she targets a last-four spot - and then maybe a place in the final - in the women's singles at the Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Open.

7 May 2015 - 3:35pm

Au determined to keep top 10 ranking

Hong Kong's top player, Annie Au Wing-chi, says she will need to need be at her best in the second half of the year if she wants to maintain her world No 6 ranking.

7 May 2015 - 3:32pm

Au keen to retain her top-10 ranking in 2012

Hong Kong's top player, Annie Au Wing-chi, will be looking to stay in the world's top 10 in the coming year before mounting a serious challenge against the top five players.

The 22-year-old reached a career high of seven last month, but dropped to eighth in the latest rankings released earlier this month.

7 May 2015 - 3:32pm

HK's rising squash stars hold court

Some people may be surprised to learn that the list of top-level squash players in Hong Kong goes beyond icons like Rebecca Chiu Wing-yin and Annie Au Wing-chi. Young Post talked to four young full-time squash players about their careers.

7 May 2015 - 3:32pm

Top-10 player excels at numbers game

Squash star Annie Au Wing-chi is often doing calculations - both on and off court. She is famous for knowing when to cleverly change the pace of a match or select a different type of shot to win a point.

7 May 2015 - 3:35pm

Au targets ranking lift after taking top award

A confident Annie Au Wing-chi is aiming for a top-five squash ranking after breaking into the world's best 10 last month.

The 22-year-old, who won two silver medals at the Guangzhou Asian Games last year, was named the Most Valuable Athlete by Hong Kong Squash when it celebrated its 50th anniversary yesterday.

7 May 2015 - 3:32pm

Au breaks into top 10

Annie Au Wing-chi has become the first player from Hong Kong to break into the world's top 10 after the latest rankings were released yesterday. She moved up from the 11th place to 10th following her victory over Donna Urquhart of Australia in the final of the Buler Challenge Cup last month.

7 May 2015 - 3:35pm

Au and Urquhart clash again

Hong Kong's Annie Au Wing-chi set up another showdown with Australian Donna Urquhart in the Buler Challenge Cup. Top seed Au (pictured) beat Dipika Pallikal of India 11-7, 11-2, 11-1 in their semi-final at Hong Kong Squash Centre yesterday. Urquhart, who beat Au in last year's final, comfortably saw off compatriot Lisa Camilleri.

7 May 2015 - 3:34pm

Annie and Leo Au march into finals

Hong Kong siblings Annie Au Wing-chi and Leo Au Chun-ming, 21, made it a family affair by reaching the women's and men's finals at the US$16,000 Buler Challenge Cup last night. Top seed Annie Au beat Malaysia's Delia Arnold 3-2 to qualify for today's title match at Hong Kong Sports Centre where she will come up against Australia's Donna Urquhart.

7 May 2015 - 3:32pm

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