King starts Open with win
Joelle King has beaten Commonwealth Games team-mate Amanda Landers-Murphy to advance to the second round at the British Squash Open. It was a quick-fire match between the Kiwi pair, who recently won gold together in the women’s doubles event at the Commonwealth Games. However, King was in complete control as she dominated the court to win
11-3 11-6 11-7 in just 23 minutes. Meanwhile, Paul Coll survived a tight encounter with English qualifier George Parker, winning
11-9 11-6 4-11 11-8. Coll will now face former world No 1 Karim Abdel Gawad in the second round.