In the 2nd round action (part 1) of the $192,500 Punj Lloyd PSA Masters the 14th seed Egyptian Hisham Ashour (pic fron) downed Dutch 7th seed Laurens Jan Anjema (pic back) in five. It was the 2nd time in a row after 2nd round World Open defeat, that Ashour had the upper hand. Australian Cameron Pilley beat Wael El Hindi, after the Egyptian had to concede the match in the 4th game (7-11, 11-8, 14-12 rtd). James Willstrop, 2nd seed World Open runner up, did not face big problems overcoming Egyptian Omar Mosaad in straight games. Just as the French veteran Thierry Lincou, who took the ‘Flying Finn’ Olli Tuominen back on the ground in straight games. Next matches:  Mohamed El Shorbagy (EGY) v  Ong Beng Hee (MAS),  Amr Shabana (EGY) v  Saurav Ghosal (IND),  Peter Barker (ENG) v  Daryl Selby (ENG),  Nick Matthew (ENG) v  Jonathan Kemp (ENG).
Ashour downs Anjema in Delhi!