Results tagged “James Willstrop”

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Top seeds Nick Matthew and James Willstrop resume their intense rivalry in what promises to be an epic battle in the final of the Canary Wharf Classic.

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By Alan Thatcher

World squash champion Nick Matthew is looking forward to returning to Canary Wharf in March.

He completed a perfect year by regaining his place at the top of the world rankings. Matthew clinched his third world title in Manchester in November and followed that up by winning the Hong Kong Open last week.

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By Alan Thatcher

Egyptian No.3 seed Mohamed El Shorbagy is hoping to break the domestic stranglehold on the Canary Wharf Classic.

El Shorbagy is the lone non-English player in the semi-finals after surviving a massive battle with Finnish qualifier Henrik Mustonen.

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Canary Wharf Squash Classic, First Round
East Wintergarden, London

By Alan Thatcher

One week after beating former world champion Nick Matthew in Kuwait, Daryl Selby set up another possible giant-killing clash with No.2 seed James Willstrop in the Canary Wharf Classic.

Squash 3 11WO29370.jpgSquash fans in London can look forward to a double dose of top class sport after the British Open tournament was confirmed at The O2 this May.

The Championships will take place on London Piazza at The O2 from May 14-20. It follows the Canary Wharf Squash Classic, which will be played at the East Wintergarden in March.