In an all-English quarter-final 7th seed Chris Ryder (pic) defeated 3rd seed compatriot Alister Walker in 5 tough games (14-12, 5-11, 5-11, 11-8, 11-8). In an all-Australian match 2nd seed Cameron Pilley also had to go for the full distance against qualifier Steve Finitsis (11-9, 13-11, 5-11, 7-11, 11-7). Dutch hero Laurens Jan Anjema kept home hopes alive, when he survived the shot-making Egypt Hisham Ashour (11-6, 5-11, 11-3, 14-12). Finally 4th seed Australian overcame German Simon Rosner 11-4, 5-11, 11-4, 11-7 to take the last semi-spot. Semi-finals line up:  Laurens Jan Anjema (NED) v  Stewart Boswell (AUS),  Cameron Pilley (AUS) v  Chris Ryder (ENG).
Ryder downs Walker in Rotterdam!