Joel Makin reaches China Open quarter-finals

Welsh International Joel Makin progresses into the quarter finals of the China Open with impressive wins over Eain Yow Ng & seventh seed Omar Mosaad in his first PSA event of the season.

Joel Makin defeated Eain Yow Ng 11-6 11-5 11-3 in 38 minutes in the 1st round of the China Open, which set up a 2nd round draw with seventh seed Omar Mosaad. 

Joel Makin was then able to record an impressive win over Omar Mosaad 11-9 8-11 11-5 11-6 in 65 minutes in the 2nd round of the China Open and will find out later today who he will face in the quarter finals.

2nd round:
[1] Simon Rösner (GER) v [9/16] Nafiizwan Adnan (MAS)
[9/16] Joel Makin (WAL) bt [7] Omar Mosaad (EGY) 11-9, 8-11, 11-5, 11-6 (65m)
[9/16] Abdulla Al-Tamimi (QAT) bt [8] Nicolas Müller (SUI)  13-11, 11-3, 11-1 (31m)
[4] Paul Coll (NZL) v [9/16] Alan Clyne (SCO)
[3] Gregory Gaultier (FRA) v [9/16] Adrian Waller (ENG)
[6] Mohamed Abouelghar (EGY) v [9/16] Tom Richards (ENG)
[5] Saurav Ghosal (IND) v [9/16] Greg Lobban (SCO)
[2] Miguel Angel Rodriguez (COL) v [9/16] Raphael Kandra (GER)

1st round:
[1] Simon Rösner (GER) bye
[9/16] Nafiizwan Adnan (MAS) bt Peter Creed (WAL) 11-4 11-6 11-8 (51m)
[9/16] Joel Makin (WAL) bt Eain Yow Ng (MAS) 11-6 11-5 11-3 (38m)
[7] Omar Mosaad (EGY) bye
[8] Nicolas Müller (SUI) bye
[9/16] Abdulla Al-Tamimi (QAT) bt Harinder Pal Sandhu (IND)11-6 11-8 11-8 (34m)
[9/16] Alan Clyne (SCO) bt Ben Coleman (ENG) 11-9 12-10 11-6 (50m)
[4] Paul Coll (NZL) bye
[3] Gregory Gaultier (FRA) bye
[9/16] Adrian Waller (ENG) bt Mohamed Reda (EGY) 8-11 11-8 11-8 11-4 (57m)
[9/16] Tom Richards (ENG) bt [WC] Wang Junjie (CHN) 11-1 11-0 11-3 (17m)
[6] Mohamed Abouelghar (EGY) bye
[5] Saurav Ghosal (IND) bye
[9/16] Greg Lobban (SCO) bt Youssef Soliman (EGY) 11-7 11-4 11-6 (45m)
[9/16] Raphael Kandra (GER) bt Karim El Hammamy (EGY) 11-5 9-11 11-13 11-7 11-6 (97m)
[2] Miguel Angel Rodriguez (COL) bye

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