In a 92 minutes encounter Englishman Nick Matthew (pic le) retained his World Open crown as he beat Frenchman Greg Gaultier in four very tough games 6-11, 11-9, 11-6, 11-5. Matthew is now the 1st player within 15 years who was able to retain the World Open trophy in the following tournament.
Matthew prepared to defend World Open title in Rotterdam!
Despite crashing out of last week’s Qatar Classic in the 2nd round – ending a sensational run of 10 successive Tour finals in a row for the world No1 – England’s Nick Matthew (pic le) is confident of his form as he prepares to defend his title in tomorrow’s PSA World Open …
Matthew on World Open course!
In the 1st men’s semi-final of the World Open in Rotterdam it was Englishman Nick Matthew (pic ri) who managed to stay ahead of his Egyptian opponent Karim Darwish (pic le) and took the 1st game 11-9 …
Matthew retains world No1 position!
Nick Matthew (pic), who last month became the 1st Englishman for 6 years to top the world rankings, retains his No 1 position in July. Matthew tops an almost unchanged top 20, ahead of Egyptians Ramy Ashour, Amr Shabana, Karim Darwish, Frenchman Gregor…
Matthew retains Canary Wharf crown!
It was the world No7 that started well in this year’s Canary Wharf final. Englishman Peter Barker played the perfect game, but just for 15 Minutes which gave him the 1:0 lead. Nick Matthew (pic), the No1 of the world, did change his tactics to get ba…
Ramy Ashour retains ROWE British Grand Prix title!
World No2 Ramy Ashour (pic le) repeats his victory from last year at the ROWE British Grand Prix in Manchester, when he beat World No1 Nick Matthew (pic ri) in the final (1-11, 11-3, 11-7, 11-4). In a controversy match with ups and downs from both play…