Warid Pakistan Open, Day1

Over the last few weeks Saurav Ghoshal’s matches have been going to the maximum 5 games. Todays match against Joey Barrington went once again to 5 games, with the Englishman winning in the end 10/11(2-0), 11/5, 11/10(2-0), 9/11, 11/5 in 74 minutes. Ritwik lost to Mohammed Abbas of Egypt in straight games 11/6, 11/5, 11/6.

Pakistan’s Aamir Atlas Khan created the upset of the tournament beating Malaysia’s Mohammed Azlan Iskandar 11/4, 11/4, 7/11, 11/6

[1] Amr Shabana (Egy) bt[ Q] Majid Khan (Pak) 11/7, 11/6, 11/6 (26m)
[2] Thierry Lincou (Fra) bt [Q] Omar Mosaad (Egy) 11/8, 11/4, 11/5 (33 min)
[7] Stewart Boswell (Aus) bt [Q] Farhan Mehboob (Pak) 11/7, 11/7, 11/3 (34min)
[15] Shahid Zaman (Pak) bt [Q] Yasir Butt (Pak) 9/11, 8/11, 11/8, 11/4, 11/9 (37 min)
[16] Joey Barrington (Eng) bt Saurav Ghosal (Ind) 10/11(2-0), 11/5, 11/10(2-0), 9/11, 11/5 (74 min)
[5] James Willstrop (Eng) bt [Q] Safeerullah Khan (Pak) 11/9, 11/10(2-0), 11/6 (29 min)
Aamir Atlas Khan (Pak) bt [10] Azlan Iskandar (Mas) 11/5, 11/4, 7/11, 11/6 (37 min)
[11] Mohammed Abbas (Egy) bt Ritwik Bhattacharya (Ind) 11/6, 11/5, 11/6
[6] Karim Darwish (Egy) bt [Q] Shamsul Islam (Pak) 7/11 (Rtd)
[14] Davide Bianchetti (Ita) bt Amr Mansi (Egy) 11/2, 7/11, 11/8, 11/5 (47m)
[5] Gregory Gaultier (Fra) bt Arshad Iqbal Burki (Pak) 11/4, 11/5, 11/4 (21 min)
[13] Mansoor Zaman (Pak) bt [Q] Omar Abdel Aziz (Egy) 11/2, 11/7, 11/7 (34 min)
[3] Anthony Ricketts (Aus) bt [Q] Omar Elborolossy (Egy) 11/1, 7/11, 11/2, 11/10(2-0) (38m)
Renan Lavigne (Fra) bt [12] Cameron Pilley (Aus) 11/8, 11/3, 11/9 (42m)
[8] Ramy Ashour (Egy) bt Dylan Bennett (Ned) 11/0, 11/6, 11/3 (21m)
[9] Wael El Hindi (Egy) bt Alister Walker (Eng) 11/6, 11/4, 11/8 (35m)

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About Cyrus Poncha
I was born and lived in Bombay before moving to Chennai in 2001 to coach the Indian national squash team....what a journey its been!!

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