In the last quarter-finals match of the ROWE British Grand Prix the 22-years old Egyptian Ramy Ashour (pic) had the 12-years elder Frenchman Thierry Lincou all over the show-glass-court in Manchester. After just 24 minutes Ashour secures his semi-finals spot, where he meet Australian veteran David Palmer.
Darwish and Ashour meet in an all-Egyptian semi-final!
Karim Darwish (pic le) secures his spot in the Hong Kong semi-finals by beating Frenchman Thierry Lincou (pic ri) after 40 minutes in straight games (11-9, 11-3, 11-9). Ramy Ashour follows his compatriot when he overcomes English James Willstrop (11-5,…
James Willstrop takes first semi slot!
Fifth seed Englishman James Willstrop (pic) beats his trainingspartner the 14th seed Indian Saurav Ghosal in straight games 11-7, 11-5, 11-4 (37m) to take the first semi-final slot for the ROWE British Grand Prix in Manchester. Next mat…
Seeded players made the 2nd round without problems!
The 1st four games of today’s 1st round matches of the ROWE British Grand Prix did not last very long. All seeded players have been through and now one of them wasted any time on the ASB all-glass court. Results:  Aamir Atlas Khan (pic, PAK) bt […
Palmer made semis – Shabana retired!
Australian David Palmer (pic) won the clash of the World Champions, while Egyptian Amr Shabana was suffering on an injury and had to retire in the 2nd game. Palmer will meet the winner of the last quarter-final match at the ROWE British Grand Prix, eit…
Shabana aims for 6th title – Ashour to reclaim World no.1 spot!
Egypt’s Amr Shabana (pic) is ready for to win his 6th successive title in next week’s Hong Kong Open. Reigning world champion Shabana boasts a 25-match unbeaten run in Hong Kong since beginning his record bid in the 2005 championship, which was upgrade…