Chris Simpson upsets former world champion Amr Shabana

Chris Simpson
Chris Simpson had never beaten Amr Shabana before in his career

Guernsey's world number 22 Chris Simpson beat four-time world champion Amr Shabana to cause an upset in the opening round of the El Gouna International Squash event in Egypt.

Simpson came back from two games down to beat the Egyptian 5-11, 7-11, 11-5, 11-4, 11-5.

It was the first time Shabana had lost a first round match since 2011.

Simpson next faces another former world number one, James Wilstrop, who beat him in

The victory ended a good week for Simpson after he was called up by England for the first time to play in the European Team Championships in Denmark next month.

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