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 entertaining than the previous night. The opening game, which showed German Simon Rosner facing Nick Ryder from England went to 4 games as both players took one game each, Rosner was able to open up a gap and take the 3/1-victory. In the last match of the evening, Daryl Selby (pic le) came back from 1 game down to stretch a 2:1 lead. But his English compatriot Tom Richards (pic ri) was able to put the pace up, played superb shots to level with a thrilling 16-14 tiebreak. It looked like as there was nothing left inside Richards as Selby took a 10:4 lead, but Richard came back to 10:9 as Selby took the victory.
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…
Richards rocks Selby in Canberra!
England’s Tom Richards (pic) caused the biggest upset in the men’s Australian Open when he outlasted fellow countryman Daryl Selby, the 9th seed, in five games in the 2nd day of 1st round in Canberra. There were no worries for France’s former world n…
Darwish just survived Rosners attack!
The 5th match of the Case Swedish Open’s 1st round was the thriller of the day, when world No3 Karim Darwish from Egypt fought back from being 1:2 down and was surviving a match ball of his German opponent Simon Rosner (pic) in the 5th game to take t…
Veteran Nicol downs Richards in PSL match!
37-year-old former World No1 and World Champion Peter Nicol (pic) presented himself in excellent form as he took on 13-years younger actual World No29 Tom Richards. In a match of the English Premier Squash League, between St George’s Hill and Surrey He…
Matthew beats Selby to make it three!
World No1 Nick Matthew (pic le) did not face any problems in the all-English semi-final of the Case Swedish Open when he overrun world No10 Daryl Selby (pic ri) in the first two games 11-4 and 11-5. The 3rd looked as Matthew would be able to close the …