GEORGE TOWN, March 21 (Bernama) -- World number one, Datuk Nicol David advanced to the semi-finals of the 29th Penang-CIMBWomen's World Championship after outclassing Camille Serme of France.
In today's quarterfinals, the Malaysian squash queen received an early setback after losing the first set 9-11, but fought back to win the next two matches, 11-5, 11-5.
However, Serme fought back to win 11-6 in the fourth set. Nicol sealed the match with 11-4 in a grueling match that lasted an hour 16 minutes at the Subterranean Penang International Convention and Exhibition Centre (SPICE) here, tonight.
"I had really good and tough matches with Serme. I had to focus on the game plan pleased to win 3-2. I knew I had enough to keep me going.
"That what I was trained for, I was really motivated to go all the way no matter what happens. I need a speedy recovery and I'll be better tomorrow," said Nicol.....