World Squash Championship: Nick Matthew into semi-final

Squash World Championship: Nick Matthew beats Amr Shabana

Reigning world champion Nick Matthew will face world number one Mohamed Elshorbagy in the semi-final of the World Squash Championshipexternal-link in Qatar.

Matthew, 34, beat Egypt's Amr Shabana 11-3 12-10 11-7 in his quarter-final in Doha to maintain his hopes of a fourth world title in five years.

Coming in to the tournament, Elshorbagy claimed Matthew was "past his peak".

Top seed Gregory Gaultier from France will face Egypt's Ramy Ashour in the other semi-final.