Rory Stewart defeated Roshan Bharos of the Netherlands to 11-9 5-11 11-3 5-11 11-5 in the 1st round of the 2018 Austrian Squash Open being staged at Europark Salzburg.

The Dutchman seemed to have settled quickly, as he showed a good performance but wasn’t lucky enough for a second time. In a 60min battle he lost against Rory Stewart from Scotland.

The young Scotsman will today play qualifier Vini Rodrigues of Brazil in the quarter-finals of the Professional Squash Association (PSA) M5 World Tour event.

2018 Austrian Squash Open, Europark Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria


Rory Stewart (SCO) v [Q] Vini Rodrigues (BRA)

[4] Aqeel Rehman (AUT) v [5] Lyell Fuller (ENG)

[3] Ahmed Hosny (EGY) v [6] Emyr Evans (WAL)

[Q] Spencer Lovejoy (USA) v [7] Brian Byrne (IRL)

1st round:

Rory Stewart (SCO) bt [LL] Roshan Bharos (NED)

11-9, 5-11, 11-3, 5-11, 11-5 (60m)

[Q] Vini Rodrigues (BRA) bt [8] Valentin Rapp (GER)

11-6, 6-11, 11-9, 13-11 (56m)

[5] Lyell Fuller (ENG) bt [WC] Jakob Dirnberger (AUT)

11-4, 11-5, 11-4 (31m)

[4] Aqeel Rehman (AUT) bt [Q] Claudio Pinto (POR)

11-7, 16-14, 11-6 (41m)

[3] Ahmed Hosny (EGY) bt [Q] Jakub Solnicky (CZE)

11-8, 11-8, 12-10

[6] Emyr Evans (WAL) bt Ben Coates (ENG)

11-6, 11-8, 11-3 (28m)

[7] Brian Byrne (IRL) bt Nick Mulvey (ENG)

11-5, 11-13, 11-9, 11-6 (45m)

[Q] Spencer Lovejoy (USA) bt [2] Jaymie Haycocks (ENG)

11-9, 11-13, 8-11, 11-2, 11-7 (60m)

Qualifying finals:

Spencer Lovejoy (USA) bt James Peach (ENG)

11-9, 11-8, 12-10 (37m)

Jakub Solnicky (CZE) bt Martin Kegel (CRO)

11-9, 11-2, 11-8 (35m)

Claudio Pinto (POR) bt Robert Dadds (ENG)

11-8, 11-3, 11-2 (29m)

Vini Rodrigues (BRA) bt Roshan Bharos (NED)

11-8, 11-8, 11-4 (35m)

1st qualifying round:

Spencer Lovejoy (USA) bt Georg Stoisser (AUT)

11-6, 11-5, 11-3 (21m)

James Peach (ENG) bt David Ablinger (AUT)

11-4, 11-5, 11-4 (24m)

Jakub Solnicky (CZE) bt Simon Loindl (AUT)

11-3, 11-3, 11-2 (20m)

Martin Kegel (CRO) bt Lukas Rosner (AUT)

11-1, 11-5, 11-6 (18m)

Robert Dadds (ENG) bt Kevin Waldner (AUT)

11-8, 11-4, 11-5 (24m)

Claudio Pinto (POR) bt Philipp Hofbauer (AUT)

11-6, 11-2, 11-5 (17m)

Vini Rodrigues (BRA) bt Andreas Wiesner (AUT)

11-1, 11-4, 11-4 (18m)

Roshan Bharos (NED) bt Christoph Ressel (AUT)

11-3, 11-5, 11-1 (20m)

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