29-year-old Colombian World No.8 Miguel Angel Rodriguez became the 1st ever South American player to reach the quarter-finals of a PSA World Series event after wearing down England's Peter Barker in a 120-minute titanic battle at the J.P Morgan Tournament of Champions.
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).
Four-time World Champion Amr Shabana (ri) says he is relishing the prospect of returning to New York for the 2015 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions to defend his last year’s title at Grand Central Terminal.
Squash World Champion Nick Matthew booked his place in the quarter-finals of the Delaware Investments US Open with straight games victory (11-6, 11-6, 11-9) over England’s Chris Simpson during the 2nd day of 2nd round action in Philadelphia.
England's Adrian Waller (ri) pulled off the biggest win of his career to date as he knocked out World No.7 Borja Golan (le) of the Delaware Investments U.S. Open in the 1st round of action at Philadelphia's Drexel University.
The U.S. Open have been started on the ASB show glass court at Drexel University today.
Men's 1st round:
 Gregory Gaultier (FRA) v [Q] Mohamed Abouelghar (EGY)
Adrian Grant (ENG) v Alan Clyne (SCO)
Gregoire Marche (FRA) v [Q] Leo Au (HKG)
 Simon Rösner (GER) v Mathieu Castagnet (FRA)