Four games more took place in Qatar today. 3 seeded players had more problems, than they expected, one had big problems and lost. While Greg Gaultier (FRA) got back from one game down to beat the 19-year-old Egyptian qualifier Karim Abdel Gawad 8-11, 11-8, 11-3, 11-4. Next match brought the 1st upset of the tournament, when Omar Mosaad (pic ri) downed Egyptian compatriot Wael El Hindi (pic le) in 60 minutes 11-9, 7-11, 11-8, 11-5. Englishman and 6th seed Peter Barker beat German qualifier Simon Rosner in four tough games (11-5, 13-11, 5-11, 11-8). In an all-Egyptian games Mohamed El Shorbagy overcame Tarek Momen in 49 minutes 16-14, 11-6, 11-9.
Mosaad downs El Hindi in Qatar!