Todd Harrity and Iker Pajares Bernabeu both progressed to the 2nd round of Suburban Collection Motor City Squash Open being staged at the Birmingham Athletic Club in Bloomfield Hills, Detroit with contrasting but equally impressive victories in their respective opening matches that the Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Tour event.

US No.1 Todd Harrity defeated Vikram Malhotra of India 11-4 11-4 11-7 in his 1st round match and will today play third seed Mohamed Abouelghar of Egypt.

Rising Spanish star  Iker Pajares Bernabeu will play fifth seed Ryan Cuskelly of Australia in his 2nd round match after overcoming Chris Simpson of England 8-11 11-9 7-11 11-7 11-9.

Suburban Collection Motor City Open 2019, Birmingham Athletic Club, Bloomfield Hills, Detroit, USA

PSA World Tour Silver, 29 January – 2 February 2019

2nd Round:

[1] Marwan Elshorbagy (EGY) v [9/16] Mazen Hesham (EGY)

[7] Omar Mosaad (EGY) v Chris Hanson (USA)

[5] Ryan Cuskelly (AUS) v Iker Pajares Bernabeu (ESP)

[4] Diego Elias (PER) v [9/16] Cesar Salazar (MEX)

[3] Mohamed Abouelghar (EGY) v [9/16] Todd Harrity (USA)

[6] Raphael Kandra (GER) v [9/16] Adrian Waller (ENG)

[8] Nicolas Müller (SUI) v [9/16] Zahed Salem (EGY)

[2] Miguel Rodriguez (COL) v [9/16] Mathieu Castagnet (FRA)

1st Round:

[1] Marwan Elshorbagy (EGY) bye

[9/16] Mazen Hesham (EGY) bt Richie Fallows (ENG) 11-8, 11-8, 11-3

Chris Hanson (USA) bt [9/16] Campbell Grayson (NZL) 11-5, 11-7, 11-6

[7] Omar Mosaad (EGY) bye

[5] Ryan Cuskelly (AUS) bye

Iker Pajares Bernabeu (ESP) bt [9/16] Chris Simpson (ENG) 8-11, 11-9, 7-11, 11-7, 11-9

[9/16] Cesar Salazar (MEX) bt Peter Creed (WAL) 11-7, 7-11, 10-12, 11-8, 11-2

[4] Diego Elias (PER) bye

[3] Mohamed Abouelghar (EGY) bye

[9/16] Todd Harrity (USA) bt Vikram Malhotra (IND) 11-4, 11-4, 11-7

[9/16] Adrian Waller (ENG) bt Mahesh Mangaonkar (IND) 11-6, 12-10, 11-9

[6] Raphael Kandra (GER) bye

[8] Nicolas Müller (SUI) bye

[9/16] Zahed Salem (EGY) bt Mohamed Reda (EGY) 11-7, 11-9, 11-7

[9/16] Mathieu Castagnet (FRA) bt Olli Tuominen (FIN) 11-7, 11-6, 11-5

[2] Miguel Rodriguez (COL) bye

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