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Egypt & Pakistan Dominate On Second Day In New Zealand

18 Jul 2006

Players from Egypt and Pakistan dominated today's second day's play in the Prince Men's World Junior Championship in Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Egyptian favourite Ramy Ashour, the title-holder, cruised to a 9-1, 9-0, 9-1 victory over Ireland's Rory Byrne, and was joined by compatriots Tarek Momen, Omar Mosaad and Mohd Ali Anwar Reda in the last sixteen.

Four players from Pakistan also made it through to the fourth round, led by second seed Aamir Atlas Khan who beat England's unseeded Adrian Waller 9-0, 9-0, 9-2. Khan's fellow countrymen Farhan Mehboob, Bilal Zaman and Yasir Butt will also be lining up for places in the quarter-finals.

Germany's fourth seed Simon Rosner led the European charge into Wednesday's play. The European Junior Champion beat India's Parth Sharma 9-0, 9-2, 9-1.

3rd round:
[1] Ramy Ashour (EGY) bt [17/32] Rory Byrne (IRL) 9-1, 9-0, 9-1
[17/32] Choong Kam Hing (MAS) bt [9/16] Keith Pritchard (CAN) 9-4, 6-9, 8-10, 9-2, 9-6
[5/8] Farhan Mehboob (PAK) bt Norman Junge (GER) 9-0, 9-1, 9-4
Elvinn Keo (MAS) bt Colin West (CAN) 10-8, 9-0, 9-5
[4] Simon Rosner (GER) bt Parth Sharma (IND) 9-0, 9-2, 9-1
[9/16] Bilal Zaman (PAK) bt [17/32] Nathan Stevenson (AUS) 9-0, 9-3, 9-1
[5/8] Tarek Momen (EGY) bt [17/32] Pyry Poikolainen (FIN) 9-5, 9-0, 9-4
[17/32] Tom Pashley (ENG) bt [9/16] Sandeep Jangra (IND) 9-5, 9-5, 9-1
[9/16] Nicolas Mueller (SUI) bt Rudi Willemse (RSA) 9-1, 9-6, 9-7
[5/8] Yasir Butt (PAK) bt [17/32] Sander Kock (NED) 9-1, 10-9, 9-6
[17/32] James Snell (ENG) bt Leo Au (HKG) 3-9, 7-9, 9-3, 9-3, 9-3
[3] Omar Mosaad (EGY) bt [17/32] David Letourneau (CAN) 9-3, 9-1, 9-6
[9/16] Joe Lee (ENG) bt Ivan Yuen (MAS) 9-7, 9-4, 9-0
[5/8] Mohd Ali Anwar Reda (EGY) bt [17/32] Dave Glass (CAN) 9-0, 9-4, 9-1
[17/32] Tom Hoevenaars (NED) bt Mohamed El Shorbagy (EGY) 9-2, 9-3, 1-9, 6-9, 9-4
[2] Aamir Atlas Khan (PAK) bt Adrian Waller (ENG) 9-0, 9-0, 9-2