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End of day 5 and the intensity of squash in all the draws remains at a high level as players continue to push themselves to their peak. Crowds were fortunate enough to witness some sensational fetching, running, diving and high paced squash that was produced in the quarter finals tonight….it just seems to get better and better as the top seeds match off against each other.
In the PSA Men’s main draw, notable quarter final results were:
SA No 7 Rodney Durbach pushing the no 2 seed Tayyab Aslam (PAK) requiring Aslam to dig deep to win in 4 hard games, 14-12 in the 4th. Oliver Pett (ENG) requiring 70 minutes to see if exciting Egyptian Shehab Essam Hosny in 4 games. Nathan Lake from England the no 4 seed also saw off Amaad Fareed (PAK) in 4 gruelling games that lasted 70 minutes.
In the WSA main draw South African qualifiers Sacha West and Lume Landman lost to the seeded players, Siyoli Waters demonstrating her no 1 seeding continuing through the draw not dropping a game. The Semi-Finals are as per the seeding’s with the no 1 seed playing the 4 seed and 2 seed playing the 3rd seed. Exciting Egyptian Salma Nassar comes up against no 2 seed Milnay Louw in tomorrows semi-finals which promises to be an exciting match.
In the Open A section, Ahmed Effat Ashoush from Pakistan plays SA top junior Luke Willemse in the final on Thursday at 12h00 and Ria Kennerley and Sharon Bender (WP Squash ladies) meet each other in the Women’s Final at 11h00.