Category Round One Reports

R1: Saurav 3-0 Mahesh

[10] Saurav Ghosal (IND) 3-0 Mahesh Mangaonkar (IND) 11-7, 11-7, 18-16 (56m) I don’t think I did anything wrong to lose points when I had match ball, or for him to go up game ball. He just played some very…

R1: Adrian 3-0 Chris

Adrian Waller (ENG) 3-0 Chris Simpson (ENG) 15-13, 11-7, 11-1 (44m) It is a familiar match playing Chris, because we have played so many times over the years. I knew I would be in for a tough battle, because he…

R1: Miguel 3-1 Youssef Sol

[8] Miguel Rodriguez (COL) 3-1 Youssef Soliman (EGY) 11-6, 9-11, 11-9, 11-8 (73m) Miguel It was a tough first round, I’ve never played him before in PSA, only in an exhibition match. I knew I had to be on my toes…

R1: Tarek 3-1 Raphael

[2] Tarek Momen (E-GY) 3-1 Raphael Kandra (GER) 12-10, 10-12, 11-7, 11-4 (52m) That was definitely a banana skin for the second seed and world number 3. Tarek must have lost of a bit of confidence as he was ousted…

R1: Mohamed ElSh 3-0 Victor

[1] Mohamed ElShorbagy (EGY) 3-0 Victor Crouin (FRA) 11-8, 11-6, 11-7 (33m) Victor (on facebook) Lost out today in the first round of the World Championship against top seed Mohamed El Shorbagy in 3 games. Some people could see it…

R1: Nicolas 3-0 Aqeel

Nicolas Mueller (SUI) 3-0 [Q] Aqeel Rehman (AUT) 11-6, 11-9, 11-7 (33m) “I am pleased to be in the second round. I knew it was not going to be an easy match. It is his first ever World Champs so…

R1: Leo 3-0 Todd

Leo Au (HKG) 3-0 Todd Harrity (USA) 16-14, 11-7, 11-3 (36m) “I was happy to get the first game because I was 10-6 down, and I came back to win it. It made the difference. “I am happy to see…