Asim Khan has qualified for the main draw of the 2018 Tring Open following wins over Ashley Davies and Shahjahan Khan in the qualification of the Professional Squash Association (PSA) M15 World Tour event being staged at the Tring Squash Club.
The young Pakistan defeated Ashley Davies of England 11-4 11-7 4-11 11-9 and Shahjahan Khan of Pakistan in the first and final rounds of qualification respectively.
Asim will today play fellow UNSQUASHABLE player Joel Makin in the 1st round whilst George Parker will play wild card Alex Noakes and Ahsan Ayas with face Ramit Tandon of India.
2018 Arnold Homes Tring Squash Open, Tring Squash Club, Tring, Herts, England
1st round: Adrian Waller (ENG) v [Q] Abhay Singh (IND)  Ramit Tandon (IND) v Ahsan Ayaz (PAK)  Mahesh Mangaonkar (IND) v Jan van den Herrewegen (BEL)  Peter Creed (WAL) v [Q] Carlos Cornes (ESP)  Youssef Soliman (EGY) v [Q] Jaymie Haycocks (ENG)  Karim El Hammamy (EGY) v Bernat Jaume (ESP)  George Parker (ENG) v [WC] Alex Noakes (ENG)  Joel Makin (WAL) v [Q] Asim Khan (PAK)
Jaymie Haycocks (ENG) bt Rui Soares (POR)
10-12, 11-7, 13-11, 11-5 (61m)
Asim Khan (PAK) bt Shahjahan Khan (PAK)
11-6, 11-9, 11-7 (44m)
Carlos Cornes (ESP) bt Lyell Fuller (ENG)
5-11, 11-2, 11-5, 11-6 (48m)
Abhay Singh (IND) bt Emyr Evans (WAL)
11-9, 5-11, 11-3, 7-11, 11-7 (64m)
1st qualifying round:
Jaymie Haycocks (ENG) bt Bradley Masters (ENG)
11-5, 6-11, 11-7, 11-2 (36m)
Rui Soares (POR) bt Robert Downer (ENG)
11-7, 10-12, 7-11, 11-7, 11-8 (78m)
Shahjahan Khan (PAK) bt James Wyatt (ENG)
11-7, 13-11, 15-13 (42m)
Asim Khan (PAK) bt Ashley Davies (ENG)
11-4, 11-7, 4-11, 11-9 (48m)
Carlos Cornes (ESP) bt Joe Brooke (ENG)
11-9, 11-5, 11-5 (25m)
Lyell Fuller (ENG) bt Ondrej Uherka (CZE)
11-2, 11-6, 11-9 (48m)
Abhay Singh (IND) bt Michael Harris (ENG)
11-7, 9-11, 11-7, 11-8 (45m)
Emyr Evans (WAL) bt Kristian Frost (DEN)
8-11, 7-11, 11-7, 11-6, 11-5 (66m)
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