Day TEN – Team Quarter-Finals

Quarter-finals day in Windhoek as the top four seeds re-entered the fray after their day off .

Before that though, there was the rescheduled Ireland v France pre-quarter-final, stopped yesterday due to a blood injury at 2-2 and 10-8 in the first match. Oisin Logan quickly gave Ireland the lead, and in another five-setter Michael Craig put Ireland through.

Malaysia stun England, Spain oust India

The first pair of quarter-finals saw a big upset as Malaysia beat third seeds England 2-1, while second seeds Pakistan made quick work of beating Finland. In the evening matches defending champions and top seeds Egypt ended the run of the Irish, and the day ended with another upset as Spain beat fourth seeds India to reach the semis.

“Normally one of the quietest teams around the court, the Malaysian team’s confidence grew in leaps and bounds and they were very excited after the match,” said Corry Ihuhua. The upset means that for the first time in the history of the event England will not appear in the semi-finals.

Quarter-Finals:

[5] Malaysia 2-1 [3] England
Mohd Syafiq Kamal 1-3 George Parker  7-11, 12-10, 3-11, 9-11 (46m)
Eain Yow Ng 3-2 Lyell Fuller 14-12, 7-11, 6-11, 11-5, 11-9 (68m)
Darren Chan 3-0 Patrick Rooney  11-9, 115, 11-8 (41m)

[2] Pakistan 2-0 [7] Finland
Tayyab Aslam 3-0 Jami Aijanen  12-10, 11-7, 11-6 (30m)
Syed Ali Bokhari 3-0 Kristian Rautiainen  11-4, 11-9, 11-8 (41m)

[6] Spain 2-1 [4] India
Edmon Lopez-Moller 2-3 Kush Kumar  6-11, 11-8, 11-7, 3-11, 6-11 (73m)
Iker Pajares 3-0 Madhav Dhingra  11-4, 11-9, 1-6 (31m)
Bernat Jaume 3-1 Vijay Kumar Meena  11-7, 11-2, 6-11, 11-7 (38m)

[1] Egypt 3-0 [8] Ireland
Omar El Atmas 3-0 Michael Craig  11-9, 11-4, 11-3 (37m)
Youssef Aboul-Makarim  11-6, 11-3, 11-6 (30m)
Karim El Hammamy 2-1 Oisin Logan  11-5, 5-11, 11-9

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