US Open Squash: Clyne faces Gaultier as Lobban exits

Scottish squash player Alan Clyne
Alan Clyne is currently 38th in the PSA world rankings

Scotland's top male squash player Alan Clyne faces the world number one in the last 16 of the US Open in Philadelphia.

Clyne, from Inverness, beat England's Adrian Grant 11-2 13-11 11-7 on Saturday and will next play Frenchman Gregory Gaultier on Monday.

His Scotland team-mate Greg Lobban lost his last-32 match against the world number two, Egypt's Mohamed Elshorbagy.

Lobban, 22, who had come through two qualifying rounds, lost 11-2 11-7 11-7 in 34 minutes.

Nonetheless, the match represents good progress for Lobban, who tweeted after his qualifying wins over America's Gilly Law and New Zealander Campbell Grayson: "Over the moon to qualify for the @USOpenSquash main draw for the first time at a World Series event."

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