Barker secures all-English final at the Swedish Open!

No3 seed Peter Barker (pic) outs higher seeded Karim Darwish from Egypt to secure an all-English final in Linkoping. The English world No8 was very sharp from the beginning and gave the Egyptian world No3 a hard time (11-7, 9-11, 11-9, 11-8). This victory ensures Barker’s 1st final appearance in 14 month since he won the Santiago Open in November 2009. He will face either Daryl Selby or Nick Matthew in the final. “I hope they will go for five”, Barker concluded after the match.