We’ve reached quarter finals day at the 2022 Allam British Open. With 16 players bidding for just 8 semi-final spots, it’s sure to be an exciting day of squash from the Allam Sports Centre in Hull.
Newly crowned World No.1 Nouran Gohar will be in action as she takes on compatriot Nour El Tayeb. Whereas there is a battle between the World No.5 & 6 as Joelle King plays Sarah-Jane Perry.
In the men’s draw, there is a huge opportunity for two of the most entertaining players on the tour as Mazen Hesham takes on Nicolas Mueller for a place in the final four.
No.1 seed Paul Coll will close out the day’s play as he faces good friend Diego Elias in a rematch of last year’s quarter final.
Play gets underway at 12:00 (GMT+1), and you can watch glass court action at the Allam British Open live on SQUASHTV
Sign up here and use code: BOPEN30WEB to receive a third off an anual subscription.
For more information on the event, visit the tournament website. You can also follow the British Open Twitter page here.
Follow the PSA World Tour on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and TikTok.
You can buy tickets for the Allam British Open here.
Order of play
Order of play
King reaches first British Open semi-final
The opening match of quarter finals day at the British Open 2022 saw England’s only remaining player Sarah-Jane Perry take on No.5 seed Joelle King from New Zealand.
King took a crucial first game after 13 minutes of cat and mouse squash. Perry earned herself three game balls after playing some very accurate squash but King fought back to save those three game balls and take the next two points to win 12-10.
King continued this momentum in the next game and capitalised on loose drives from Perry to deliver some quick boasts which Perry was nowhere near. King led 7-4 in the mid-stage of the game and kept a lead throughout and took the game 11-9.
The end came quickly for Perry as King motored through the third game and booked her place in the semi-finals, winning 11-5 in the third and securing a place in her first British Open semi-final at the seventh attempt.
King had this to say after the match:
“SJ and her partner have just had a little baby a few weeks ago so, I know they have been going through so many emotions so I’m just so glad they’ve finally got their little boy. But it’s so hard to come out and play a friend, …….