World No1 Mohamed Elshorbagy (le) beat Australian fellow Cameron Pilley (ri) 11-5, 11-9, 11-9 in an intense paced match to out gun the 33-year-old in an exhibition of ferocious hitting.
“Cameron has been playing really well lately so I knew it would be difficult tonight and I’m really pleased that I managed to get throgh in 3 games,” said Elshorbagy.
Further results men’s 2nd round (top half)
 Mohamed Elshorbagy (EGY) bt Cameron Pilley (AUS) 11-5, 11-9, 11-9 (47m)
 Omar Mosaad (EGY) bt Nicolas Müller (SUI) 11-5, 11-4, 12-14, 11-7 (73m)
 Mathieu Castagnet (FRA) bt Max Lee (HKG) 10-12, 11-8, 10-12, 11-2, 11-4 (73m)
Borja Golan (ESP) bt Leo Au (HKG) 11-6, 11-5, 11-13, 4-11, 11-4 (80m)
Draw: men’s 2nd round (bottom half)
 Gregory Gaultier (FRA) v Fares Dessouki (EGY)
 Simon Rösner (GER) v James Willstrop (ENG)
 Marwan Elshorbagy (EGY) v Ryan Cuskelly (AUS)
 Nick Matthew (ENG) v Karim Abdel Gawad (EGY)