Qatar’s Abdullah al-Tamimi reached the second round of the World Squash Championships in Manchester, England, on Sunday.
The Qatari player defeated ninth seed Simon Rosner 12-14, 11-9, 7-11, 11-7, and 11-3 in 52 minutes. Al-Tamimi showed phenomenal character to come from behind on two occasions and seal the victory.
The world no. 37 recently won the Qatar Circuit Squash, which took place at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex. He defeated Egypt’s Karim Elhami in straight games 11-4, 11-5, and 11-2. Rosner was in Qatar recently to participate in Qatar Classic. He gave a very strong performance and reached the semi-final, recording impressive results including straight games wins over Egypt’s Karim Abdelgawad and Marwan Shorbagy, before losing Tarek Momen.
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