Patrick Rooney, George Parker & Ahsan Ayaz progress to Welsh Open quarter-finals

Patrick Rooney, George Parker and Ahsan Ayaz all progressed to the quarter-finals of the 2018 Welsh Squash Open being staged at the Rhiwbina Squash & Racketball Club in Cardiff.

Rooney defeated wild card Emyr Evans of Wales 7-11 11-7 6-11 13-11 11-4 in 69 minutes whilst George Parker beat Jaymie Haycocks and Ahsan Ayaz overcame fellow UNSQUASHABLE player Miles Jenkins.

Second seed George Parker will today play Ammar Altamimi of Kuwait whilst Patrick Rooney and Ahsan Ayaz will play Mohd Syafiq Kamal of Malaysia and Richie Fallows respectively in the quarter-finals of the of the Professional Squash Association (PSA) M10 World Tour event.

2018 Rhiwbina Welsh Squash Open, Rhiwbina Squash & Racketball Club, Rhiwbina, Cardiff, Wales

[1] Peter Creed (WAL) v Lyell Fuller (ENG)
[4] Mohd Syafiq Kamal (MAS) v [8] Patrick Rooney (ENG)
[3] Richie Fallows (ENG) v [6] Ahsan Ayaz (PAK)
[2] George Parker (ENG) v [5] Ammar Altamimi (KUW)

1st round:
[1] Peter Creed (WAL) bt [Q] Vini Rodrigues (BRA)
11-4, 11-8, 16-14 (43m)
Lyell Fuller (ENG) bt [7] Mohammad Al Sarraj (JOR)
11-8, 11-5, 11-5 (38m)
[8] Patrick Rooney (ENG) bt [WC] Emyr Evans (WAL)
7-11, 11-7, 6-11, 13-11, 11-4 (69m)
[4] Mohd Syafiq Kamal (MAS) bt [Q] Michael Harris (ENG)
11-5, 9-11, 8-11, 11-9, 11-6 (57m)
[3] Richie Fallows (ENG) bt [Q] Lewis Walters (JAM)
11-3, 11-6, 11-7 (37m)
[6] Ahsan Ayaz (PAK) bt [Q] Miles Jenkins (ENG)
11-6, 11-7, 12-10 (43m)
[5] Ammar Altamimi (KUW) bt Carlos Cornes (ESP)
11-6, 11-7, 11-3 (47m)
[2] George Parker (ENG) bt Jaymie Haycocks (ENG)
11-8, 11-3, 13-11 (38m)

Qualifying finals:
Vini Rodrigues (BRA) bt Tom Walsh (ENG)
11-9, 6-11, 12-10, 11-7 (53m)
Michael Harris (ENG) bt Owain Taylor (WAL)
11-9, 11-5, 11-5 (45m)
Miles Jenkins (ENG) bt Nick Wall (ENG)
11-9, 7-11, 11-8, 9-11, 11-3 (62m)
Lewis Walters (JAM) bt Matias Tuomi (FIN)
11-7, 11-6, 11-7 (45m)

1st qualifying round:
Tom Walsh (ENG) bt David Haley (WAL)
11-1, 15-13, 11-5 (34m)
Vini Rodrigues (BRA) bt Owen Evans-Heyes (WAL)
11-3, 11-1, 11-4 (23m)
Owain Taylor (WAL) bt James Peach (ENG)
5-11, 11-6, 12-10, 11-7 (43m)
Michael Harris (ENG) bt Phil Nightingale (ENG)
11-3, 11-7, 11-2 (25m)
Miles Jenkins (ENG) bt Elliott Morris Devred (WAL)
11-8, 3-11, 11-7, 11-7 (43m)
Nick Wall (ENG) bt Chris Leiper (SCO)
11-7, 9-11, 11-7, 7-11, 11-5 (65m)
Lewis Walters (JAM) bt Lewis David Poole (WAL)
11-5, 11-6, 11-8 (25m)
Matias Tuomi (FIN) bt Frazer Richards (WAL)
11-3, 11-4, 11-2 (24m)

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