Dreamfinal in Richmond it set – Matthew vs Ashour!

It was current English world champion Nick Matthew (pic) who was the 1st player to reach the final of the North American Open in Richmond, when he overcame 4-times world champion Amr Shabana after 52 minutes 11-7, 5-11, 11-6, 11-5. Afterwards Ramy Ashour (EGY) was able to set up the dream final (world no.1 vs world no.2), when he beats Englishman James Willstrop without big trouble in 4 games (11-8, 12:10, 5-11, 11-6).