Iker Pajares Bernabeu & Josh Masters denied quarter-final places in Sporta Guatemala XI Open

Iker Pajares Bernabeu and Josh Masters were unable to progress to the quarter-finals of the Sporta Guatemala XI PSA Internacional Sporta Open after losing to Diego Elias and Arturo Salazar respectively.

Third seed Diego Elias of Peru defeated Iker Pajares Bernabeu 11-5 11-7 9-11 11-5 in 50 minutes whilst Arturo Salazar beat Josh Masters 11-7 11-4 11-7 in 28 minutes in the first round of the Professional Squash Association (PSA) M50 World Tour event.

Sporta Guatemala XI PSA Internacional Sporta Open 2018, Santa Catarina Pinula, Guatemala

[1] Paul Coll (NZL) v [5] Cesar Salazar (MEX)
[4] Miguel Angel Rodriguez (COL) v [6] Zahed Mohamed (EGY)
[3] Diego Elias (PER) v Eain Yow Ng (MAS)
[2] Mohamed Abouelghar (EGY) v [8] Arturo Salazar (MEX)

1st round:
[1] Paul Coll (NZL) bt [Q] Alfredo Avila (MEX)
9-11, 11-9, 11-3, 11-4 (52m)
[5] Cesar Salazar (MEX) bt [Q] Auguste Dussourd (FRA)
11-4, 11-5, 11-3 (17m)
[6] Zahed Mohamed (EGY) bt [WC] Vikram Malhotra (IND)
9-11, 13-11, 11-8, 11-7 (46m)
[4] Miguel Angel Rodriguez (COL) bt [Q] Edmon Lopez (ESP)
11-6, 4-11, 11-6, 11-7 (55m)
[3] Diego Elias (PER) bt Iker Pajares Bernabeu (ESP)
11-5, 11-7, 9-11, 11-5 (50m)
Eain Yow Ng (MAS) bt [7] Campbell Grayson (NZL)
7-11, 11-5, 11-4, 11-6 (55m)
[8] Arturo Salazar (MEX) bt Joshua Masters (ENG)
11-7, 11-4, 11-7 (28m)
[2] Mohamed Abouelghar (EGY) bt [Q] Charles Sharpes (ENG)
11-2, 11-7, 11-4 (22m)

Qualifying finals:
Auguste Dussourd (FRA) bt Christopher Binnie (JAM)
11-13, 11-7, 11-7, 11-8 (56m)
Alfredo Avila (MEX) bt Shawn Delierre (CAN)
8-11, 11-7, 14-12, 11-2 (53m)
Edmon Lopez (ESP) bt Josue Enriquez (GUA)
11-6, 11-4, 11-7 (34m)
Charles Sharpes (ENG) bt Jesus Camacho (MEX)
11-6, 5-11, 11-7, 11-9 (59m)

1st qualifying round:
Christopher Binnie (JAM)
Auguste Dussourd (FRA) bt Antonio de la Torre (GUA)
12-10, 11-8, 11-8 (43m)
Alfredo Avila (MEX) bt Santiago Orozco (COL)
11-9, 11-2, 11-6 (27m)
Shawn Delierre (CAN) bt Alejandro Enriquez (GUA)
11-4, 13-11, 12-14, 11-5 (81m)
Edmon Lopez (ESP) bt Edgar Ramirez (COL)
11-5, 11-9, 11-3 (26m)
Josue Enriquez (GUA) bt Mauricio Sedano (GUA)
11-8, 12-10, 6-11, 11-9 (56m)
Charles Sharpes (ENG) bt Hasnaat Farooqi (ENG)
11-3, 11-7, 11-4 (22m)
Jesus Camacho (MEX) bt Italo Bonatti (GUA)
11-3, 11-5, 12-10 (29m)

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