Egypt's world No.1 Mohamed Elshorbagy ended hopes of Amr Shabana retaining his J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions title with an impressive 3:2 victory over his 35-year-old fellow countryman. It was one of the most impressive matches ever seen at Grand Central Terminal in the competition's 18-year association with the iconic New York venue.
After beating world No.6 Peter Barker in a 120-minute encounter in the 2nd round, Colombia's Miguel Angel Rodriguez pulled off the biggest victory of his career, with a thrilling 3:2 victory over French World No.2 Greg Gaultier in the quarter-finals of the 2015 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions in New York.
All top 8 seeds have moved passed their opponents in the 1st round of the Tournament of Champions at New York’s Grand Central Station. German No.8 seed Simon Rösner (ri) faced the biggest problems as he needed 4 very intense games and 87 minutes of duration, to shake of South African fellow Stephen Coppinger (le).
The KPMG Grand Slam Cup, the unique “One Night Only” event is back at THE SQUAIRE, an architectural icon 5 minutes walking distance beside Terminal 1 of Frankfurt’s international airport, where the organizers put up a stunning ASB ShowCourt for the spectacle.
German 8 times national champion Simon Rosner (front) has replaced Karim Darwish (back) in the upcoming World Series Finals after the Egyptian was forced to withdraw from the event due to an ankle injury.
Germany's World No11 Simon Rosner (middle) won his 8th German Nationals title today, as be beat World No62 Rapahel Kandra (le) in 4 games (5-11, 11-8, 11-2, 11-4). At the women's event titleholder 2013 and World No119 Franziska Hennes (middle) came back from 1:2 games down to beat former World No41 Sina Wall (le) 7-11, 11-8, 6-11, 11-8, 11-6.
France's World No2 Gregory Gaultier (front) booked his place in the JP Morgan Tournament of Champions semi-finals for the 3rd year in a row after defeating German Simon Rosner (back) in straight games (12-10, 11-6, 11-7 in 57 minutes) at Grand Central Terminal in New York.
At day 2 of the split 2nd round format, Germany’s World No13 Simon Rosner (front) played against the odds, when he beat Egypt's World No6 Karim Darwish (back) in straight games (11-2, 12-10, 11-5) to booked his places as the only unseeded player in the quarter-finals of the JP Morgan Tournament of Champions in New York.