Australian Rachael Grinham (pic) stayed on top of a five games shoot-out with Egyptian Raneem El Weleily (12-10, 9-11, 14-16, 11-7, 11-5). The following all-English match was controlled by Jenny Duncalf, who overcame Laura Massaro in straight games (11-7, 11-4, 11-8). French veteran Thierry Lincou had another tough encounter, which goes to the other side this time. Egyptian Karim Darwish took out Lincou after 68 minutes (13-11, 11-2, 6-11, 11-9 ). No.1 seeded Nick Matthew (ENG) beat compatriot Daryl Selby in straight games (11-5, 11-3, 11-5), therefore Matthew was able to take revenge of last times defeat.
Five nations complete Qatar Classic semis!