Matthew’s final

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WORLD champion Nick Matthew sealed his spot in the final of the Tournament of Champions after an epic duel with Amr Shabana.

The Sheffield ace, who also reached the final of the World Series Finals this month, beat Shabana 11-8,11-4,7-11,12-14,12-10 in a gruelling five set contest, spanning 88 minutes.

Now Matthew will lock horns with old rival Ramy Ashour, who overcame James Willstrop.