Matthew to be 1st men’s finalist in Hull!

"The pace throughout the match today was relentless and I felt like I was running on fumes at the end," said Matthew, who's aiming for British Open title number 4 (pic: Steve Cubbins)"The pace throughout the match today was relentless and I felt like I was running on fumes at the end," said Matthew, who's aiming for British Open title number 4 (pic: Steve Cubbins)

World No2 Nick Matthew had the better end in an epic 104-minutes battle, as he came back from 1:2 games and 1-5 down in the 4th game to overcome the 10 years younger Egyptian World No3 Mohamed El Shorbagy 4-11, 14-12, 3-11, 11-7, 11-8.

The Englishman reaches his 4th British Open final – Matthew has never lost one before so far.