Good day for the seeds in Doha

It was back to the top half of the draw today at the Khalifa International Tennis & Squash Complex in Doha, as the ’round of 32′ got under way.

All the seeded players won through with some comfort as only Peter Barker dropped a game and only one match troubled the hour hand on the Doha clock.

Monday sees the bottom half back in action as the last sixteen are decided.

Qatar PSA World Championship 2012, Round Two, Top Half:

[16] Cameron Pilley (Aus) 3-0 Nafiizwan Adnan (Mas) 11/3, 11/8, 11/5 (33m)
a quickfire win for the Aussie to open the second round

Saurav Ghosal (Ind) 3-0 Karim Abdel Gawad (Egy) 11/4, 11/8, 6/1 rtd (28m)
with Ghosal in charge, Gawad succumbs to a calf injury in the third

[15] Borja Golan (Esp) 3-0 Alan Clyne (Sco)  11/7, 11/7, 11/7 (46m)
early leads in each of the three games were enough for Borja

[6] Peter Barker (Eng) 3-1 Mathieu Castagnet (Fra)  2/11, 11/6, 13/11, 11/4 (60m)
Barker recovers from a slow start, the third was crucial ..

[8] Mohamed El Shorbagy (Egy) 3-0 Gregoire Marche (Fra) 11/3, 11/9, 12/10 (43m)
the Frenchman was getting closer and closer but Shorbagy finished well…

[1] James Willstrop (Eng) 3-0 Shawn Delierre (Can)   11/2, 11/0, 11/7 (26m)
no worries for Willstrop with Delierre only maounting a challenge in the 3rd

[4] Karim Darwish (Aug) 3-0 Simon Rosner (Ger) 11/5, 11/5, 11/4 (37m)
a typically efficient performance from the fourth seed …

[11] Daryl Selby (Eng) 3-0 [Q] Omar Abdel Meguid (Egy) 11/8, 11/9, 11/3 (42m)
Selby rounds off a good day for the seeds …

 

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