Joel Makin unable to progress beyond Malaysian Open Quarter-Finals

In his first Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Tour event of the new season, Joel Makin defeated Frenchman Victor Crouin 11-3 5-11 11-9 4-11 11-3 in the 1st round of the 2018 Malaysian Squash Open but was unable to progress beyond the quarter-finals after being beaten 8-11 11-9 11-13 11-7 11-8 in 68 minutes by Qatar No.1 Abdulla Al-Tamimi at the Bukit Jalil National Squash Centre in Kuala Lumpur.

2018 Malaysian Squash Open
Quarter-Finals:

[2] Yip Tsz Fung (HKG) v Mahesh Mangaonkar (IND)
[4] Lucas Serme (FRA) bt [8] Eain Yow Ng (MAS)
11-4, 11-7, 8-11, 12-10 (57m)
[3] Abdulla Al-Tamimi (QAT) bt [5] Joel Makin (WAL)
8-11, 11-9, 11-13, 11-7, 11-8 (68m)
[1] Leo Au (HKG) bt [7] Nafiizwan Adnan (MAS)
11-3, 12-10, 4-11, 11-8 (60m)

1st Round:
[2] Yip Tsz Fung (HKG) bt [Q] Sébastien Bonmalais (FRA)
11-8, 11-2, 11-5 (33m)
Mahesh Mangaonkar (IND) bt [6] Chris Simpson (ENG)
7-11, 11-7, 11-6, 7-11, 11-6 (60m)
[8] Eain Yow Ng (MAS) bt Rex Hedrick (AUS)
11-8, 13-11, 12-10 (45m)
[4] Lucas Serme (FRA) bt Mazen Gamal (EGY)
11-1, 11-5, 11-9 (26m)
[3] Abdulla Al-Tamimi (QAT) bt [Q] Mohd Syafiq Kamal (MAS)
11-7, 11-4, 11-7 (31m)
[5] Joel Makin (WAL) bt [Q] Victor Crouin (FRA)
11-3, 5-11, 11-9, 4-11, 11-3 (60m)
[7] Nafiizwan Adnan (MAS) bt [WC] Ivan Yuen (MAS)
9-11, 11-6, 13-11, 12-10 (72m)
[1] Leo Au (HKG) bt [Q] Angus Gillams (ENG)
11-7, 11-13, 11-5, 11-5 (49m)

Qualifying Finals:
Angus Gillams (ENG) bt Ryan Pasqual (MAS)
11-4, 12-10, 11-7 (29m)
Mohd Syafiq Kamal (MAS) bt Asim Khan (PAK)
8-11, 11-7, 11-7, 11-6 (50m)
Victor Crouin (FRA) bt Tayyab Aslam (PAK)
4-11, 11-7, 11-9, 12-14, 11-7 (76m)
Sébastien Bonmalais (FRA) bt Ammar Altamimi (KUW)
11-6, 11-8, 11-4 (39m)

1st Qualifying Round:
Angus Gillams (ENG) bt Ravi Dixit (IND)
11-2, 11-6, 11-0
Ryan Pasqual (MAS) bt Rhys Dowling (AUS)
18-16, 13-11, 10-12, 11-6 (54m)
Asim Khan (PAK) bt Adrian Leanza (USA)
12-10, 11-7, 11-8
Mohd Syafiq Kamal (MAS) bt Muhammad Ezzri Nazri (MAS)
11-4, 11-6, 11-1
Victor Crouin (FRA) bt Mohd Farez Izwan (MAS)
11-2, 11-7, 11-3
Tayyab Aslam (PAK) bt Addeen Idrakie (MAS)
11-8, 11-9, 9-11, 11-9
Sébastien Bonmalais (FRA) bt Ong Sai Hung (MAS)
11-8, 5-11, 11-4, 11-6
Ammar Altamimi (KUW) bt Darryl Gan (MAS)
11-5, 11-2, 11-3

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