Selby survives Hong Kong opener!

Daryl Selby (ENG) beat Saurav Ghosal (IND) 9-11, 8-11, 11-7, 11-4, 11-3 in the 1st round of the Hong Kong Open 2011 (photo: Steve Cubbins, SquashSite)Daryl Selby (ENG) beat Saurav Ghosal (IND) 9-11, 8-11, 11-7, 11-4, 11-3 in the 1st round of the Hong Kong Open 2011 (photo: Steve Cubbins, SquashSite)

English World No12 Daryl Selby (pic ri) survived came back from 2 games down to beat Indian World No32 Saurav Ghosal (pic le) 9-11, 8-11, 11-7, 11-4, 11-3 after 66 minutes of play.

In all other 1st round matches of the 1st top half of the draw the higher seeded players won: [1] Nick Matthew (ENG) bt [Q] Martin Knight (NZL) 11-6, 11-4, 11-7 (41m); Omar Mosaad (EGY) bt Aamir Atlas Khan (PAK) 11-8, 11-4, 11-8 (35m); [5] Gregory Gaultier (FRA) bt Julian Illingworth (USA) 11-6, 11-6, 9-11, 11-3 (65m); [6] Peter Barker (ENG) bt Laurens Jan Anjema (NED) 7-11, 12-10, 9-11, 11-5, 11-9 (87m); Cameron Pilley (AUS) bt Max Lee (HKG) 11-2, 11-8, 3-11, 11-6 (44m); Olli Tuominen (FIN) bt [Q] Borja Golan (ESP) 11-7, 11-9, 11-5 (45m); [3] James Willstrop (ENG) bt Jonathan Kemp (ENG) 13-11, 11-6, 11-5 (24m).