Rosner and Pilley meet in Santiago final!

Simon Rosner beat Borja Golan in the semi-final of the Santiago Open 2012 (11-8, 12-10, 8-11, 11-8) to reach the final (photo: Jesús Souto).Simon Rosner beat Borja Golan in the semi-final of the Santiago Open 2012 (11-8, 12-10, 8-11, 11-8) to reach the final (photo: Jesús Souto).

Germany’s Simon Rosner (le) destroyed all home hopes in the semi-final in the Santiago Open in Spain when he beat Spaniard Borja Golan (ri) in 4 games 11-8, 12-10, 8-11, 11-8 after 73 minutes of play. “I’m looking forward to my match tomorrow and hope to win the tournament,” added the 24-year-old world No18.

In the Santiago de Compostela final, Rosner will meet 4th seed Cameron Pilley as the Australian overcame English top seed Adrian Grant in straight games 11-7, 11-6, 11-5.

In the last and only meeting in 2005, Pilley had the upper hand in straight games.

Final:
[3] Simon Rosner (GER) v [4] Cameron Pilley (AUS)

Semi-finals:
[4] Cameron Pilley (AUS) bt [1] Adrian Grant (ENG) 11-7, 11-6, 11-5 (38m)
[3] Simon Rosner (GER) bt [2] Borja Golan (ESP) 11-8, 12-10, 8-11, 11-8 (73m)

Quarter-finals:
[1] Adrian Grant (ENG) bt Ivan Yuen (MAS) 11-8, 11-5, 11-5 (32m)
[4] Cameron Pilley (AUS) bt Omar Abdel Aziz (EGY) 9-11, 11-7, 11-4, 11-1 (43m)
[3] Simon Rosner (GER) bt [Q] Shaun le Roux (RSA) 11-9, 11-6, 11-9 (30m)
[2] Borja Golan (ESP) bt Adrian Waller (ENG) 11-8, 11-9, 8-11, 11-9 (62m)

1st round:
[1] Adrian Grant (ENG) bt Mark Krajcsak (HUN) 12-10, 11-3, 11-2 (37m)
Ivan Yuen (MAS) bt [Q] Yann Perrin (FRA) 4-11, 5-11, 12-10, 11-3, 11-6 (54m)
Omar Abdel Aziz (EGY) bt [Q] Raphael Kandra (GER) 11-7, 7-11, 9-11, 11-3, 11-7 (51m)
[4] Cameron Pilley (AUS) bt Carlos Cornes Ribadas (ESP) 11-4, 11-6, 11-4 (22m)
[3] Simon Rosner (GER) bt Chris Ryder (ENG) 11-7, 11-7, 11-5 (25m)
[Q] Shaun le Roux (RSA) bt Joe Lee (ENG) 5-11, 11-8, 11-4, 11-3 (50m)
Adrian Waller (ENG) bt [Q] Andrew Wagih Shoukry (EGY) 11-8, 11-3, 10-12, 12-10 (53m)
[2] Borja Golan (ESP) bt Saurav Ghosal (IND) 11-7, 11-4, 11-6 (39m)