Qualifier Clyne downed Mehboob in British Grand Prix!

Star of today’s evening matches of the ROWE British Grand Prix was the Scotsman Alan Clyne (pic front), when he downed 16th seed Farhan Mehboob from Pakistan. After being 0:8 down in the 5th game, Clyne managed to come back, saved 3 matchballs of Meh...

Seeded players made the 2nd round without problems!

The 1st four games of today’s 1st round matches of the ROWE British Grand Prix did not last very long. All seeded players have been through and now one of them wasted any time on the ASB all-glass court. Results: [12] Aamir Atlas Khan (pic, PAK) bt [...

All English hopes last on Willstrop!

Only two matches were left after Nick Matthew’s withdrawal. English compatriot James Willstrop (pic) did not need much time to overcome Max Lee of Hong Kong. After just 26 minutes Willstrop took the straight games victory (11-7, 11-5, 11-2). In the l...

Big shock in Manchester – Matthew pulled out!

After the 5th match of day one saw 11th seed Australian Stewart Boswell survived a 5 games encounter against New Zealander Kashif Shuja (11-7, 11-2, 7-11, 11-13, 11-3, 57m) a shocking news came up in Manchester. No.1 seed Nick Matthew (pic) did pull ou...

ROWE British Grand Prix 2010 started!

First 4 matches are done – no surprises did arise and all seeded players have gone through to round two. Adrian Grand ended wild card Jens Schoor's Grand Prix run. Results: [4] Gregory Gaultier (FRA) bt Martin Knight (NZL) 11-6, 11-2, 11-3 (27m), [9...

England dominates the BANK’S’ English Grand Prix Qualifying!

Three out of eight qualifying places have been taken by English Players, accompanied by one player from Hong Kong, a Malaysian, a New Zealander, a Scotsman, and an Italian. In the longest match of the qualification finals No.4 seed Alan Clyne finally o...

ROWE British Grand Prix qualifying – day one!

Local hero Jaymie Haycocks produced the biggest shock in opening round of the Banks’ English Grand Prix – the qualifying event for the ROWE British Grand Prix – when he beat the event's highest-ranked player Stephen Coppinger in a 55-minute encou...

Donna denies Au double in Hong Kong!

2nd seeded Australian beauty Donna Urquhart denied the local crowd an Au family double in the Buler Challenge Cup when she upset Hong Kong's top seed Annie Au in the final of the women’s event in Hong Kong. The victory marks the 23-year-old from Bris...