Sarah-Jane Perry progresses to Tournament of Champions quarter-finals

Sarah-Jane Perry saved four match points in an epic 66-minute 2nd round victory over Olivia Blatchford of the USA at the 2018 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions being staged inside New York’s Grand Central Terminal.

Sarah-Jane defeated her American opponent 7-11 8-11 11-9 15-13 11-7 and will face World No.1 Nour El Sherbini of Egypt in the quarter-final of the prestigious Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Series tournament.
 
Results - Quarter-finals: Men's J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions 2018
[1] Gregory Gaultier (FRA) bt [6] Nick Matthew (ENG) 3-1: 12-14, 11-6, 12-10, 11-7 (92m)
Simon Rösner (GER) bt Nicolas Mueller (SUI) 3-1: 11-7, 11-7, 13-15, 11-6 (59m)
 
Draw - Quarter-finals (Bottom Half - Played Jan 23): Men's J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions 2018
[3] Ali Farag (EGY) v Ramy Ashour (EGY)
[7] Tarek Momen (EGY) v Ryan Cuskelly (AUS)
 
Results - Second Round: Women's J.P. Morgan Tournament of Campions 2018
[1] Nour El Sherbini (EGY) bt [Q] Mariam Metwally (EGY) 3-1: 11-5, 7-11, 12-10, 13-11 (41m)
[7] Sarah-Jane Perry (ENG) bt [13] Olivia Blatchford (USA) 3-2: 7-11, 8-11, 11-9, 15-13, 11-7 (66m)
[5] Nouran Gohar (EGY) bt [10] Alison Waters (ENG) 3-0: 11-7, 13-11, 11-7 (40m)
[4] Laura Massaro (ENG) bt Victoria Lust (ENG) 3-2: 6-11, 11-8, 8-11, 11-6, 11-3 (52m)
[3] Camille Serme (FRA) bt Donna Urquhart (AUS) 3-2: 11-5, 6-11, 8-11, 11-6, 11-8 (53m)
[6] Nicol David (MAS) bt [9] Joelle King (NZL) 3-1: 11-9, 2-11, 11-7, 11-9 (53m)
[8] Nour El Tayeb (EGY) bt [12] Amanda Sobhy (USA) 3-0: 11-5, 11-6, 11-8 (24m)
[2] Raneem El Welily (EGY) bt [15] Tesni Evans (WAL) 3-2: 8-11, 11-3, 15-13, 7-11, 12-10 (67m)
 
Draw - Quarter-finals: Women's 2018 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Campions
[1] Nour El Sherbini (EGY) v [7] Sarah-Jane Perry (ENG)
[5] Nouran Gohar (EGY) v [4] Laura Massaro (ENG)
[3] Camille Serme (FRA) v [6] Nicol David (MAS)
[8] Nour El Tayeb (EGY) v [2] Raneem El Welily (EGY)
 
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