KUALA LUMPUR, May 14 (Bernama) -- Women's squash world number one Datuk Nicol David and Low Wee Wern breezed into the second round of the 2014 British Open held at the Sports Arena in the University of Hull, England.
In a first round match played early today, Nicol who is gunning for her fifth British Open title, easily disposed of Egyptian qualifier, Heba El Torky 11-8, 12-10, 11-8 in 36 minutes, according to the tournament website www.allambritishopensquash.com.
"Got through my first round against Heba El Torky, 3-0 and climbing my way out of the university to get to the glass court. Should be fun!," said Nicol in her Facebook posting.
She won the British Open in 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2012.
Seventh seed Wee Wern, however, received stiff resistance from another Malaysian player, Delia Arnold before emerging with a 11-6, 7-11, 11-1, 11-13, 11-7 win in 64 minutes.....