Sarah-Jane Perry & James Willstrop progress in Windy City Open

Sarah-Jane Perry and James Willstrop progressed to the second round of the Windy City Open presented by the Walter Family and EquiTrust Life Insurance Company being staged in Chicago.

Whilst James Willstrop defeated men’s wild card Chris Hanson 11-7 11-3 11-5 fellow UNSQUASHABLE Sarah-Jane Perry beat women’s wild card Sabrina Sobhy 12-10 8-11 11-7 11-4.
 
Sarah-Jane Perry will play Annie Au of Hong Kong in the second round whilst Willstrop will play Marwan ElShorbagy of Hong Kong.
 
The Windy City Open presented by the Walter Family and EquiTrust Life Insurance Company is a Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Series event and this year is offering a record high prize fund of $250,00 in both the men's and women's draws.
 
Results – Men’s First Round: 2018 Windy City Open Presented by the Walter Family and EquiTrust Life Insurance Company
James Willstrop (ENG) bt [WC] Chris Hanson (USA) 3-0: 11-7, 11-3, 11-5 (29m)
[4] Marwan ElShorbagy (EGY) bt Leo Au (HKG) 3-1: 11-8, 7-11, 11-9, 11-6 (55m)
Daryl Selby (ENG) bt [Q] Karim Ali Fathi (EGY) 3-0: 11-4, 11-3, 11-7 (39m)
[7] Simon Rösner (GER) bt Saurav Ghosal (IND) 3-0: 11-7, 11-8, 11-4 (40m)
[5] Nick Matthew (ENG) bt Omar Mosaad (EGY) 3-0: 11-5, 11-3, 11-5 (35m)
Cameron Pilley (AUS) bt [Q] Alan Clyne (SCO) 3-1: 11-7, 11-9, 7-11, 11-8 (77m)
[2] Ali Farag (EGY) bt [Q] Nicolas Mueller (SUI) 3-1: 18-16, 11-4, 11-13, 11-5 (51m)
Ryan Cuskelly (AUS) bt [Q] Lucas Serme (FRA) 3-0: 14-12, 11-3, 12-10 (54m)
 
Draw – Men’s First Round (To be played February 23)
Diego Elias (PER) v Cesar Salazar (MEX)
Ramy Ashour (EGY) v [Q] Tsz Fung Yip (HKG)
Paul Coll (NZL) v Miguel Angel Rodriguez (COL)
Mathieu Castagnet (FRA) v [Q] Abdulla Mohd Al Tamimi (QAT)
[3] Karim Abdel Gawad (EGY) v Borja Golan (ESP)
[Q] Gregoire Marche (FRA) v [6] Tarek Momen (EGY)
[8] Mohamed Abouelghar (EGY) v [Q] Max Lee (HKG)
Declan James (ENG) v [1] Mohamed ElShorbagy (EGY)
 
Results – Women’s First Round: 2018 Windy City Open Presented by the Walter Family and EquiTrust Life Insurance Company
[3] Camille Serme (FRA) bt [Q] Danielle Letourneau (CAN) 3-0: 11-1, 11-2, 11-3 (23m)
Mariam Metwally (EGY) bt [15] Joshna Chinappa (IND) 3-0: 11-5, 11-6, 11-4 (26m)
[7] Nour El Tayeb (EGY) bt [Q] Yathreb Adel (EGY) 3-0: 11-7, 2-0 retired (10m)
[11] Annie Au (HKG) bt [Q] Nadine Shahin (EGY) 3-0: 11-5, 11-4, 11-8 (25m)
[13] Tesni Evans (WAL) bt [Q] Nada Abbas (EGY) 3-0: 11-8, 11-5, 11-6 (27m)
[8] Sarah-Jane Perry (ENG) bt [WC] Sabrina Sobhy (USA) 3-1: 12-10, 8-11, 11-7, 11-4 (33m)
[1] Nour El Sherbini (EGY) bt Dipika Pallikal Karthik (IND) 3-0: 11-5, 11-8, 11-1 (20m)
[14] Olivia Blatchford (USA) bt [Q] Samantha Cornett (CAN) 3-0: 13-11, 11-2, 11-8 (32m)
 
Draw – Women’s First Round (To be played February 23)
[Q] Jenny Duncalf (ENG) v [9] Joelle King (NZL)
[6] Nicol David (MAS) v Hania El Hammamy (EGY)
Joey Chan (HKG) v [10] Alison Waters (ENG)
[16] Emily Whitlock (ENG) v [Q] Coline Aumard (FRA)
[4] Laura Massaro (ENG) v Donna Urquhart (AUS)
[12] Amanda Sobhy (USA) v Victoria Lust (ENG)
Salma Hany (EGY) v [5] Nouran Gohar (EGY)
[Q] Tinne Gilis (BEL) v [2] Raneem El Welily (EGY)
 
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James Willstrop uses the UNSQUASHABLE JAMES WILLSTROP AUTOGRAPH racket which is available exclusively from www.unsquashable.com and www.pdhsports.com
 
Sarah-Jane Perry uses the UNSQUASHABLE SARAH-JANE PERRY AUTOGRAPH racket which is available exclusively from www.unsquashable.com and www.pdhsports.com
 
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