Rosner reaches goal at US Open!

"It's amazing, it's always my goal to get to the quarters in big tournaments. It's an amazing feeling. I love this tournament and I love coming back here”, exclaimed Rosner after his victory in 62 minutes.

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.

Rosner will now face James Willstrop, the second seed from England who eased to an 11-7, 11-9, 11-4 win over 22-year-old Egyptian Karim Abdel Gawad.

2007 champion Matthew ended Campbell Grayson’s run, beating the New Zealand qualifier 11-5, 11-5, 11-6 to meet Londoner Peter Barker who overcome Joe Lee 8-11, 11-2, 11-6, 11-4.

Further results:
[1] Gregory Gaultier (FRA) bt Adrian Waller (ENG) 11-1, 11-4, 11-7 (29m)
Mathieu Castagnet (FRA) bt [7] Borja Golan (ESP) 11-7, 9-11, 8-11, 11-9, 11-8 (105m)
[5] Mohamed Elshorbagy (EGY) bt Alan Clyne (SCO) 11-6, 11-6, 11-6 (37m)
[4] Karim Darwish (EGY) bt Gregoire Marche (FRA) 11-5, 11-2, 12-10 (44m)

Quarter-final line-up:
[1] Gregory Gaultier (FRA) v Mathieu Castagnet (FRA)
[4] Karim Darwish (EGY) v [5] Mohamed Elshorbagy (EGY)
[3] Nick Matthew (ENG) v [6] Peter Barker (ENG)
[2] James Willstrop (ENG) v Simon Rosner (GER)