It was the world No7 that started well in this year’s Canary Wharf final. Englishman Peter Barker played the perfect game, but just for 15 Minutes which gave him the 1:0 lead. Nick Matthew (pic), the No1 of the world, did change his tactics to get back from that game down to level the match. Afterwards Barker had not much energy left in the tank to pressure Matthew seriously and after 58 minutes of play World Champion Matthew took his 2nd Canary Wharf crown in a row. “We want to retain the European title in May first before we are searching for the beach”, Matthew admitted after MC Alan Thatcher asked the champion for his plan during the summer.
Barker and Matthew battle through at Canary Wharf!
The 1st match between Englishman Peter Barker and Australian fellow Stewart Boswell was the longest match of the quarter-finals night at the Canary Wharf Classic in London. Coming back from 1 game down Barker managed to get a 2-1 lead. The 4th was a cr…
Selby survives Richards attack at Canary Wharf!
The crown at the Canary Wharf got much better matches in today’s 2nd part of the 1st round. Even if Nick Matthew (ENG) and Greg Gaultier (FRA) beat their opponents Borja Golan (ESP) and Olli Tuominen (FIN) in straight games, it was much more enterta…
First night at Canary Wharf is over!
The 1st night at the London Docklands is over – 4 matches have been played so far. Only the last match between England’s Joey Barrington (pic ri) and Matthew Karwalski (pic le) from Australia made the spectators happy. After 68 minutes of play Barr…
Khalifa captures Canary Islands crown!
Second seed Amr Khaled Khalifa (pic) prevailed in the all-Egyptian final of Canary Islands Open to win his first PSA World Tour title since becoming world junior champion in August. The 18-year-old from Cairo was taken the full distance in the semi-fin…
Matthew came back to beat Barker!
Peter Barker was on fire in the 1st game against English compatriot Nick Matthew (pic) which Barker won 14-12. Matthew raised the pace in the next two games (11-3, 11-6) and Barker was not able to follow the World Champion as Matthew reached the semi-f…