Scottish qualifier Alan Clyne (pic ri) claimed the biggest upset in the 1st round of the CIMB Malaysian Open when he beat 4th seed Hisham Ashour to earn a surprise place in the quarter-finals of the PSA World Tour International 50 in Bukit Jalil. After fighting back from 1/2 down, Clyne survived a lengthy tie-break decider to overcome the world No13 from Egypt 11-7, 5-11, 7-11, 11-9, 15-13 in 64 minutes. World No49 Clyne, the lowest-ranked player to qualify, will now face fellow qualifier Karim Abdel Gawad for a place in the last 4. The 19-year-old from Egypt, battled for 100 minutes to see off Pakistan’s Farhan Mehboob 9-11, 11-6, 18-16, 9-11, 11-9. Quarter-final line-up:  Gregory Gaultier (FRA) v Ong Beng Hee (MAS); [Q] Karim Abdel Gawad (EGY) v [Q] Alan Clyne (SCO); Aamir Atlas Khan (PAK) v  Mohd Azlan Iskandar (MAS);  Mohamed El Shorbagy (EGY) v Cameron Pilley (AUS).