World Squash Championship: Clyne and Lobban exit early

Alan Clyne in action for Scotland at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow
Alan Clyne recently won the RC Pro Series Open in St Louis

Inverness pair Alan Clyne and Gregg Lobban suffered first-round defeats at the World Squash Championship men's singles in Seattle on Sunday.

American qualifier Todd Harrity upset 29-year-old Clyne, the highest ranked Scottish player at world number 34, 3-2 in just over an hour.

And Lobban, having lost to Hong Kong's Max Lee at the Qatar Classic two weeks ago, was beaten by him again.

The 23-year-old lost in straight games, going down 11-7, 11-8, 11-5.

Lobban tweeted:external-link "Nowhere near good enough to beat someone like Max Lee today. Far from ideal losing so early in the tournament. #overbeforeitsevenstarted."