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Published: Tuesday February 5, 2013 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Updated: Wednesday April 17, 2013 MYT 1:33:17 AM

Nicol downs Wee Wern to reach semi-finals

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian squash queen and world No. 1 Nicol David (pic) advanced to the semi-finals of the Cleveland Classic Squash Champ­ionships after beating compatriot Low Wee Wern on Sunday.

Nicol proved too strong for Wee Wern, winning 12-10, 11-6, 11-9 at the Cleveland Racquet Club in Ohio, the United States.

The 29-year-old Nicol will play Ireland’s Madeline Perry for a place in the final. Perry, seeded eighth, was involved in a titanic tussle with fourth seed Joelle King of New Zealand before winning 3-11, 11-7, 7-11, 11-3, 11-5.

The other semi-final is between Alison Waters of England and Raneem El Weleily of Egypt.

Waters, the third seed, outplayed Egyptian Nour El Sherbini 11-9, 11-2, 11-7 while world No. 2 Raneem eliminated Hong Kong’s Annie Au 11-3, 11-6, 12-10. — Bernama

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