Chris Simpson makes World Championships last 16

Chris Simpson winning the Kent Open

Guernsey's Chris Simpson has progressed to the third round of the World Championships in Doha, Qatar.

The 25-year-old beat Dutch number nine seed Laurens Jan Anjema, 11-4 8-11 11-7 9-11 11-9.

The win means Simpson, who is ranked number 34 in the world, will now play the French third seed Gregory Gaultier in the last 16 in Qatar.

Gaultier is ranked third in the world and is regarded as one of the best French squash players of all time.