Iker Pajares Bernabeu defeated seventh seed Nicolas Müller of Switzerland 11-6 7-11 11-9 11-7 to progress to the quarter-final of the CCI Squash International being staged at the Cricket Club of India in Mumbai.

In his opening match, the rising Spanish star defeated compatriot Edmon Lopez 11-7 11-3 11-4 in 43 minutes and will play top seed Tarek Momen of Egypt for a place in the semi-finals of the Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Tour event.

Fellow UNSQUASHABLE player James Willstrop will play Vikram Malhotra in his opening match after receiving a 1st round bye, however Josh Masters was unable to progress beyond India’s Ramit Tandon in his opening match.

CCI International 2019, Cricket Club of India, Mumbai, India

PSA World Tour Silver, 8 – 12 January 2019

1st Round:

[1] Tarek Momen (EGY) bye

Youssef Ibrahim (EGY) bt [9/16] Peter Creed (WAL) 11-8, 11-13, 11-8, 11-6 (47m)

Iker Pajares Bernabeu (ESP) bt [9/16] Edmon Lopez (ESP) 11-7, 11-3, 11-4 (43m)

[7] Nicolas Müller (SUI) bye

[8] Tom Richards (ENG) bye

Ramit Tandon (IND) bt [9/16] Joshua Masters (ENG) 11-9, 11-6, 11-8 (36m)

[9/16] Mohamed Reda (EGY) bt Dimitri Steinmann (SUI) 8-11, 11-8, 11-7, 11-9 (55m)

[3] Saurav Ghosal (IND) bye

[4] Fares Dessouky (EGY) bye

[9/16] Ben Coleman (ENG) bt Harinder Pal Sandhu (IND)   6-1 ret.

[9/16] Karim El Hammamy (EGY) bt [WC] Aditya Jagtap (IND) 8-11, 10-12, 11-7, 13-11, 11-8 (84m)

[6] Omar Mosaad (EGY) bye

[5] James Willstrop (ENG) bye

[9/16] Vikram Malhotra (IND) bt Mazen Gamal (EGY) 9-11, 11-9, 11-4, 11-7 (45m)

[9/16] Mahesh Mangaonkar (IND) bt Baptiste Masotti (FRA) 9-11, 6-11, 11-3, 11-4, 11-8 (55m)

[2] Marwan Elshorbagy (EGY) bye

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Iker Pajares Bernabeu uses the UNSQUASHABLE Y-TEC PRO racket which is available exclusively from www.unsquashable.com

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