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.
Germany’s World No13 Simon Rosner (front) survived an epic 100-minute encounter against Indian World No 15 Saurav Ghosal (back) during the 2nd day 1st round of action at the JP Morgan Tournament of Champions at Grand Central Terminal in New York.
German star Simon Rosner (le) produced his "best squash of the year at the last tournament" when he upset top seed Borja Golan (ri) in straight games in the final of the Alwatan & Asnan Kuwait International.
An all-European final will bring the inaugural Alwatan & Asnan International Tournament to a climax after Spain's top seed Borja Golan and 4th-seeded German Simon Rosner survived contrasting semi-finals in Kuwait.
After losing the final of the AJ Bell World Championship, Frenchman Greg Gaultier (le) shows strength in the 1st round of the Qatar Classic as he beat German World No12 Simon Rosner (ri) in straight games (11-9, 11-9, 11-3).
 Gregory Gaultier (FRA) v  Karim Darwish (EGY)
 James Willstrop (ENG) v  Nick Matthew (ENG)
will be the semi-final line-up which will go on in a few hours in Philadelphia. At the quarters the World No3 James Willstrop was in sparkling form when he beat Simon Rosner - the world No12 from Germany 11-5, 11-2, 8-11, 11-9.
Germany's Simon Rosner (le) achieved his goal to reach the quarter-finals of a PSA World Series event when he upset 8th-seeded Egyptian Tarek Momen (ri) 11-7, 10-12, 11-2, 11-9 on the last 16 round action in U.S. Open in Philadelphia.