Watchers throughout the world were treated to some high-energy Squash live on aertv.ie – with Chris Collins, Damian O’Reilly and Dan Zilic reporting live on the action.
The night ended with Deon Saffery continuing her run beating Colin Aumard in three impressive games, and Mohd Nafiizwan Adnan, whose birthday it was yesterday, came back from 5:10 down in the first game against Shaun Le Roux, took the game 12:10 and the subsequent games too to win 3:0 – treating the crowd to some rarely seen pick-ups and shots.
Quarter Finals Women’s & Men’s – Thursday 25th April
2pm: Emily Whitlock (ENG) vs. Emma Beddoes (ENG) – 6:11, 12:10, 13:11, 13:11 (64mins)
4pm: Nicolette Fernandes (GUY) vs. Samantha Teran (MEX) – 11:9, 11:9, 11:3 (45mins)
6pm: Madeline Perry (IRL) vs. Misaki Kobayashi (JPN) 11:9, 11:7, 11:7 (30mins)
8pm: Deon Saffery (WAL) vs. Coline Aumard (FRA) – 11:7, 11:5, 11:9 (38mins)
3pm: Chris Simpson (ENG) vs. Jens Schoor (GER) – 11:9, 11:4, 4:11, 11:2 (52mins)
5pm: Omar Abdel Meguid (EGY) vs. Lucas Serme (FRA) 11:13, 11:9, 11:4, 11:5 (73mins)
7pm: Christopher Gordon (USA) – Arthur Gaskin (IRL) – 11:8, 7:11, 11:9, 11:3 (71mins)
9pm: Mohd Nafiizwan Adnan (MAL) vs. Shaun Le Roux (RSA) – 12:10, 11:6, 11:6 (40mins)
Semi Finals Women’s & Men’s – Friday 26th April
5pm: Emily Whitlock (ENG) – Nicolette Fernandes (GUY)
6pm: Chris Simpson (ENG) – Omar Abdel Meguid (EGY)
7pm: Deon Saffery (WAL) – Madeline Perry (IRL)
8pm: Christopher Gordon (USA) – Mohd Nafiizwan Adnan (MAL)