Squash: Matthew feeling in good Nick for Open

Sheffield's Nick Matthew
Sheffield's Nick Matthew
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Sheffield’s Nick Matthew says his form is good ahead of this afternoon’s British Open quarter-final at the KC Stadium in Hull.

Matthew, the 2012 champion, takes on fifth seed Karim Darwish for a place in the semi-finals as he looks to win the title for the fourth time.

He said: “I’m happy with how I’ve played so far.

“The court is a little ‘dead’ so it makes it feel bigger which means you have to be more precise with your shots. As we get deeper into the tournament it’ll become more important as the quality of my opponents improves.”

Victory for the 32-year-old would see him play either Greg Gaultier or Tarek Momen in the semi-finals tomorrow.

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