Joel Makin & James Willstrop to battle for place in Qatar Classic 3rd round

Joel Makin and James Willstrop will today face Miguel Angel Rodriguez and Max Lee respectively in the 2nd round the 2018 Qatar Squash Classic being staged at the Khalifa International Tennis & Squash Complex in Doha.

Whilst James Willstrop received a bye in the 1st round of the Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Tour Platinum event, Joel Makin defeated Rex Hedrick of Australia 8-11 11-5 13-11 8-11 11-3 in 78 minutes.

Fellow UNSQUASHABLE player George Parker had an equally impressive 68-minute 12-10 11-5 5-11 11-8 1st round win over Campbell Grayson of New Zealand but was unable to progress beyond 4th seed Simon Rösner of Germany in his 2nd round match.

2018 Men's Qatar Classic 2018, Khalifa International Tennis & Squash Complex, Doha, Qatar
2nd round:

[1] Mohamed Elshorbagy (EGY) bt Yip Tsz Fung (HKG) 11-3, 11-9, 6-11, 11-9 (34m)
Adrian Waller (ENG) bt [9/16] Omar Mosaad (EGY) 11-0, 11-2, 11-5 (22m)
Mazen Hesham (EGY) bt [9/16] Daryl Selby (ENG) 3-11, 11-9, 11-2, 11-3 (42m)
[8] Diego Elias (PER) bt Raphael Kandra (GER) 10-12, 11-4, 11-3, 11-5 (42m)
[7] Paul Coll (NZL) bt Cesar Salazar (MEX) 13-15, 11-7, 11-6, 11-4 (53m)
Borja Golan (ESP) bt Greg Lobban (SCO) 13-11, 11-8, 12-10 (48m)
Tom Richards (ENG) bt [9/16] Ryan Cuskelly (AUS) 5-11, 11-7, 11-5, 11-7 (58m)
[4] Simon Rösner (GER) bt George Parker (ENG) 11-3, 11-3, 11-5 (36m)
[3] Tarek Momen (EGY) v [9/16] Nicolas Müller (SUI)
[9/16] James Willstrop (ENG) v [9/16] Max Lee (HKG)
Mathieu Castagnet (FRA) v Cameron Pilley (AUS)
[5] Miguel Angel Rodriguez (COL) v Joel Makin (WAL)
[6] Karim Abdel Gawad (EGY) v Eain Yow Ng (MAS)
Declan James (ENG) v Karim Ali Fathi (EGY)
[9/16] Saurav Ghosal (IND) v Leo Au (HKG)
[2] Ali Farag (EGY) v [9/16] Mohamed Abouelghar (EGY)

1st round:
[1] Mohamed Elshorbagy (EGY) bye
Yip Tsz Fung (HKG) bt [WC] Syed Azlan Amjad (QAT) 11-4, 11-7, 11-7 (24m)
Adrian Waller (ENG) bt Alan Clyne (SCO) 11-6, 11-6, 12-10 (38m)
[9/16] Omar Mosaad (EGY) bye
[9/16] Daryl Selby (ENG) bye
Mazen Hesham (EGY) bt Chris Simpson (ENG) 5-11, 11-5, 11-9, 11-4 (51m)
Raphael Kandra (GER) bt Arturo Salazar (MEX) 9-11, 11-8, 11-4, 7-11, 11-3 (55m)
[8] Diego Elias (PER) bye
[7] Paul Coll (NZL) bye
Cesar Salazar (MEX) bt Peter Creed (WAL) 7-11, 11-5, 5-11, 12-10, 11-8 (57m)
Borja Golan (ESP) bt Nathan Lake (ENG) 10-12, 11-2, 11-9, 9-11, 11-4 (56m)
Greg Lobban (SCO) bt Nafiizwan Adnan (MAS) 5-11, 11-7, 9-11, 13-11, 11-5 (82m)
Tom Richards (ENG) bt Mohamed Reda (EGY) 9-11, 11-9, 11-7, 9-11, 11-6 (60m)
[9/16] Ryan Cuskelly (AUS) bye
George Parker (ENG) bt Campbell Grayson (NZL) 12-10, 11-5, 5-11, 11-8 (68m)
[4] Simon Rösner (GER) bye
[3] Tarek Momen (EGY) bye
[9/16] Nicolas Müller (SUI) bye
[9/16] Max Lee (HKG) bye
[9/16] James Willstrop (ENG) bye
Cameron Pilley (AUS) bt [WC] Abdulrahman Al-Malki (QAT) 11-7, 11-3, 11-5 (26m)
Mathieu Castagnet (FRA) bt Youssef Soliman (EGY) 11-8, 11-9, 9-11, 11-5 (58m)
Joel Makin (WAL) bt Rex Hedrick (AUS) 8-11, 11-5, 13-11, 8-11, 11-3 (78m)
[5] Miguel Angel Rodriguez (COL) bye
[6] Karim Abdel Gawad (EGY) bye
Eain Yow Ng (MAS) bt Abdulla Al-Tamimi (QAT) 11-3, 8-11, 11-9, 11-5 (40m)
Karim Ali Fathi (EGY) bt Gregoire Marche (FRA) 11-6, 11-8, 11-7 (37m)
Declan James (ENG) bt Omar Abdel Meguid (EGY) 11-1, 11-5, 11-8 (38m)
Leo Au (HKG) bt Ben Coleman (ENG) 8-11, 11-9, 11-6, 11-3 (53m)
[9/16] Saurav Ghosal (IND) bye
[9/16] Mohamed Abouelghar (EGY) bye
[2] Ali Farag (EGY) bye

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James Willstrop uses the UNSQUASHABLE JAMES WILLSTROP AUTOGRAPH racket which is available exclusively from www.unsquashable.com

Joel Makin uses the UNSQUASHABLE JOEL MAKIN AUTOGRAPH racket which is available exclusively from www.unsquashable.com

George Parker uses the UNSQUASHABLE TOUR-TEC PRO racket which is available from www.unsquashable.com

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