Four 2nd round matches have been played yet and none of the lower seeded players could go through. In the encounter of the “lefties” Amr Shabana (EGY) beat Adrian Grant (ENG) quite comfortable 11-7, 11-9, 11-9 in 36 minutes. Followed by England’s James Willstrop who never faced any problems, when he overcame Laurens Jan Anjema (NED) 11-3, 11-5, 11-8. “It was much better, than the 1st round”, Frenchman Greg Gaultier said, after he beat Egyptian Omar Mosaad in straight games (11-7, 11-9, 11-4). 6th seed Peter Barker (pic) from England came back from one game down against Egyptian youngster Mohamed El Shorbagy to stay on top with three tiebreak in a row (4-11, 13-11, 14-12, 12-10.