World Squash Championships: Nick Matthew & Tesni Evans lose quarter-final matches

Nick Matthew
Nick Matthew won the World Squash Championships in 2010, 2011 and 2013

England's Nick Matthew and Wales' Tesni Evans have both been knocked out of the World Squash Championships after losing in the quarter-finals in Manchester.

British number one Matthew, the fifth seed, lost 7-11 6-11 11-5 6-11 to third seed Mohamed ElShorbagy of Egypt.

Matthew, 37, a three-time champion, was playing in his final worlds, having announced he will retire from the sport after the Commonwealth Games in April.

Evans, 25, lost her match 9-11 7-11 9-11 to Egyptian Nour El Tayeb.

"It's disappointing to go out in the quarters," said Matthew. "But I'm proud of my performance and if I keep playing like that, then a Commonwealth Games title is a realistic target and I'll end this tournament with good memories of how I fought back."

Elsewhere, Egypt's top women's seed Nour El Sherbini beat compatriot Nouran Gohar 11-7 11-3 11-4 to reach the semi-finals, while in the men's draw French top seed Gregory Gaultier beat New Zealand's Paul Coll 11-6 11-5 11-4 to reach the last four.

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