Matthew injured, Gaultier and Willstrop won!

Greg Gaultier (FRA) beat Stewart Boswell 8-11, 11-5, 11-2, 11-5 in the quarter-finals of the Kuwait Cup 2011 (photo: Steve Cubbins, SquashSite)

World No1 Nick Matthew conceded his quarter-final match against Egyptian Karim Darwish as a consequence of an adductor injury that he has got since the World Open. Darwish now meets his compatriot Mohamed El Shorbagy in the semis, who beat Dutchman Laurens Jan Anjema 11-8, 11-5, 7-11, 11-7.

The 2nd semi-final will see the Hongkong finalists James Willstrop and Greg Gaultier (pic ri), as the Englishman beat his compatriot Peter Barker 11-9, 11-7, 11-7 and Gaultier came back from 1 game down to beat Australian Stewart Boswell (pic le) 8-11, 11-5, 11-2, 11-5.