Matthew an Shabana secured last two semi-final spots!

At the 2nd quarterfinal day at the Tournament of Champions which is held in New York’s Grand Central Station the 2 higher seeded players took their semi-final slots in different styles. While Egyptian Amr Shabana had to go through 4 more or less tough games to beat Dutch 6th seed Laurence Jan Anjema 11-7, 9-11, 11-8, 11-8, English World No.1 Nick Matthew (pic ri) eased through his quarter-final match against compatriot Peter Barker (pic le) 11-9, 11-4, 11-6. Semi-finals line-up: [1] Ramy Ashour (EGY) v [3] James Willstrop (ENG); [2] Nick Matthew (ENG) v [4] Amr Shabana (EGY).