Favourites get to the quarters!

The match of the two legends lasted 75 minutes, in which Frenchman Thierry Lincou (pic ri) had the better end against Australian David Palmer (pic le) (8-11, 11-4, 11-5, 3-11, 11-5). Afterwards 3rd seed Karim Darwish (EGY) shortened the head-to-heads to 3:4, when he beat Australian Stewart Boswell (AUS) in four games (11-8, 11-7, 6-11, 11-3). England’s Daryl Selby and Cameron Pilley of from Australia today played the longest match. In a 102 minutes encounter Selby made the quarters by beating Pilley 11-5, 9-11, 11-5, 5-11, 11-9. Nick Matthew eased trough the all-English match against team-mate Alister Walker 11-5, 12-10, 11-4.