Boswell joins Palmer in Canberra last 16!

Stewart Boswell (pic) made it two Australian men into the 2nd round of the Australian Open when he beat India’s Saurav Ghosal in straight games 14-12, 11-2, 11-5 in the 2nd day of 1st round action in Canberra. However, the 4-time champion will have to step up several gears before facing 2nd-seeded Egyptian Ramy Ashour, who downed Malaysian qualifier Ivan Yuen 11-3, 11-7, 11-3. Australian No2 Cameron Pilley failed to get 1 round further as he got outplayed by Frenchman Greg Gaultier 11-6, 11-8, 11-7. Englishman Peter Barker presents himself in good form, as he overcame Australian Aaron Frankcomb 11-6, 11-8, 11-7. Remaining 1st round results (lower half): [4] James Willstrop (ENG) bt Chris Ryder (ENG) 13-11, 11-8, 11-0 (37m); [Q] Alan Clyne (SCO) bt [Q] Muhd Asyraf Azan (MAS) 11-5, 11-9, 11-4 (40m); Adrian Grant (ENG) bt Simon Rosner (GER) 2-11, 7-11, 11-9, 11-5, 11-8 (76m); Mohd Nafiizwan Adnan (MAS) bt [Q] Dick Lau (HKG) 11-7, 11-4, 11-3 (34m).