Selby makes World Championship quarters!

"Wow, it's my first quarter-final of a world championship and what better place to do it than in front of a home crowd - thanks to the crowd for getting behind me tonight," said the jubilant 30-year-old Selby.""Wow, it's my first quarter-final of a world championship and what better place to do it than in front of a home crowd - thanks to the crowd for getting behind me tonight," said the jubilant 30-year-old Selby."

A dazzling performance by 13th seed Daryl Selby in the 3rd round of the AJ Bell PSA World Championship will see an unexpected Englishmen contesting the quarter-finals in Manchester.

Selby, the World No14 forced World No5 Karim Darwish into the decider, where it was nip and tuck as Selby took the 4-11, 11-9, 12-10, 8-11, 11-8 victory in 85 minutes.

Will now meet Selby in-form Frenchman Greg Gaultier, the No2 seed, beating Egypt’s Tarek Momen 11-5, 11-6, 11-6.

Quarter-finals:
[1] Ramy Ashour (EGY) v Saurav Ghosal (IND)
[4] Nick Matthew (ENG) v [8] Amr Shabana (EGY)
[3] James Willstrop (ENG) v [6] Mohamed Elshorbagy (EGY)
[2] Gregory Gaultier (FRA) v [13] Daryl Selby (ENG)

3rd round results:
[1] Ramy Ashour (EGY) bt [14] Cameron Pilley (AUS) 9-11, 11-8, 11-4, 12-10 (62m)
Saurav Ghosal (IND) bt Henrik Mustonen (FIN) 5-11, 8-11, 11-8, 11-4, 11-2 (66m)
[8] Amr Shabana (EGY) bt [16] Miguel Angel Rodriguez (COL) 11-6, 11-5, 11-9 (37m)
[4] Nick Matthew (ENG) bt [11] Omar Mosaad (EGY) 11-4, 11-7, 11-13, 11-4 (71m)
[3] James Willstrop (ENG) bt [9] Borja Golan (ESP) 11-4, 11-8, 11-6 (48m)
[6] Mohamed Elshorbagy (EGY) bt [12] Simon Rosner (GER) 11-1, 11-9, 11-7 (41m)
[13] Daryl Selby (ENG) bt [5] Karim Darwish (EGY) 4-11, 11-9, 12-10, 8-11, 11-8 (85m)
[2] Gregory Gaultier (FRA) bt [10] Tarek Momen (EGY) 11-5, 11-6, 11-6 (45m)