Nick Matthew did not mess around very much in his 2nd round match against the Egyptian Mohd Ali Anwar Reda, when the English world No1 took the victory after 38 minutes to take his quarter-finals spot. In the last match tonight, titleholder Ramy Ashour (pic le) and Australian fellow Cameron Pilley (pic ri) went for a fascinating shoot-out to please the crowd. But Pilley had to accept, that Ashour loves this type of game and took advantage of it to beat him in 4 games 11-7, 11-8,12-14, 11-3 after 59 minutes of play.
Pilley destroyed Dutch hopes of double title!
The Australian Cameron Pilley (pic) made it ‘third time lucky’ at the Dutch Open 2010 when he defeated local hero Laurens Jan Anjema in four games. The 2nd seed made amends for losing out in the 2008 and 2009 Dutch Open finals, to England’s Nick Matthe…
Seeds save through in Manchester!
The last 4 matches of the 1st round of the ROWE British Grand Prix have been quite fast. Except Karim Darwish (EGY, pic ri) who needed 67 minutes an 4 games (9-11, 11-8, 11-5, 11-8) to overcome Australian Stewart Boswell (pic le) after recovering from …
Willstrop overcame Ashour!
The 3rd match of the 2nd night of the World Series Finals also end up in 3 games while Englishman James Willstrop (pic ri) took his chances against Egyptian fellow Ramy Ashour (pic le) very well do secure his 2nd win in his group. In 49 minutes both pl…
Pilley goes for his third effort – Anjema for the 2nd title!
Cameron Pilley (pic) moved into his 3rd consecutive Dutch Open final, after beating England’s Chris Ryder in straight games (11-9, 11-5, 11-8) of the 1st semi final. Pilley, the world No.14, takes on Dutch No.1 seed Laurens Jan Anjema in his quest to m…
Eight top seeds complete the quarters!
Also the last four matches of 2nd round of the Australian Open went into the favourites (four former world no. 1) direction. 5th seed Frenchman Greg Gaultier never let Englishman Tom Richards get into the match and Egyptian Karim Darwish always stayed …