James Willstrop (le) made history in Germany, when he was able to beat Nick Matthew (ri) after 20 consecutive defeats. It was the No1 string of the 1st Bundesliga play-off match between titleholder Worms and Paderborn. Willstrops victory secured his team a 3:1 win which gives the 8-time champion Paderborn a perfect situation for the re-match on Sunday in Paderborn.
Black & White Worms – Paderborner SC 1:3
Nick Matthew lost to James Willstrop 9:11, 11:9, 6:11, 11:13 (75m)
Jens Schoor lost to Simon Rösner 8:11, 12:14, 11:3, 5:11 (71m)
André Haschker lost to Norman Junge 11:5, 6:11, 11:6, 5:11, 10:12 (90m)
Carsten Schoor bt Lennart Osthoff 13:11, 3:11, 8:11, 13:11, 11:8 (70m)