Simpson keeps English hopes alive in London Open

Quarter-finals day at the Coronation London Open saw three of the men’s four seeds progress to the semi-finals as Chris Simpson kept English hopes alive with a marathon victory over the top seed … meanwhile it’s three from the home nations plus an Egyptian in the women’s semis …

PSA $20k Quarter-Finals:

[4] Karim Abdel Gawad bt [Q] Eddie Charlton
9/11, 11/8, 11/6, 13/15, 11/7

[3] Borja Golan bt Andrew Wagih
11/4, 11/6, 11/7

[2] Stephen Coppinger (RSA) bt Mark Krajcsak (HUN)
11/9, 11/5, 11/5

Chris Simpson (ENG) bt [1] Aamir Atlas Khan (PAK)
15/13, 7/11, 11/9, 9/11, 11/9 (71mins)

WISPA $6k Quarter-Finals:

[5] Farah Abdel Meguid (EGY) bt [2] Amanda Landers-Murphy (NZL)
9/11, 11/3, 11/5, 11/3

[3] Lisa Aitken (SCO) bt [6] Aparajitha Balamuruken (IND)
11/5, 11/7, 11/34

[4] Tesni Evans (WAL) bt Zephanie Curgenven (ENG)
11/6, 11/8, 8/11, 11/5

[1] Tania Bailey (ENG) bt Sarah Jane Perry [7] 11/9, 11/9, 11/6

Tournament page with full reports, quotes and photos:
www.squashsite.co.uk/2009/londonopen2011.htm

Tournament page with full reports, quotes and photos:
www.squashsite.co.uk/2009/londonopen2011.htm

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