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Diego Downs Walker On Day One In Montreal 
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Diego Downs Walker On Day One In Montreal 


17-year-old World Junior Champion Diego Elias pulled off one of the biggest wins of his career to date to see off World No.25 and number eight seed Alister Walker in the first round of the PSA International 35, Open de squash Financière Banque Nationale tournament in Montreal, Canada.

The Peruvian, ranked No.66 in the world, came through 3-1 against the former World No.12 in a 90-minute battle - winning 14-12, 11-8, 9-11, 11-8 t- o claim his second victory over a top 30 ranked player inside a month, having defeated South African Stephen Coppinger during September's Abierto Mexicano de Raquetas tournament.

Elias will now face fellow South American Miguel Angel Rodriguez, the Colombian World No.14 who beat him in the quarter-finals of the recent Pan-American Championship, after the 28-year-old eased past Canadian hopeful Shawn Delierre 3-0.

Scotland's Alan Clyne, who impressed in his encounter with World No.1 Gregory Gaultier during the recent Delaware investments US Open, continued his run of form to take out number six seed Coppinger in a hard-fought 3-2: 6-11, 11-7, 11-7, 7-11, 11-3 victory which he sealed in 70-minutes.

The World No.38 will now take on Frenchman Mathieu Castagnet in the quarter-finals while tournament top seeds Borja Golan and Darly Selby, the World No.7 and 9 respectfully, began their campaigns in style, dispatching Canadian qualifiers Shahier Razik and Dane Sharp 3-0.

1st Round Results: Open de squash Financière Banque Nationale 2014, Montreal, Canada:
[1] Borja Golan (ESP) bt [Q] Shahier Razik (CAN) 3-0: 11-4, 11-2, 11-5 [23]
[7] Gregoire Marche (FRA) bt [WC] David Baillargeon (CAN) 3-0: 11-7, 11-5, 11-8 [34m]
[Q] Diego Elias (PER) bt [8] Alister Walker (BOT) 3-1: 14-12, 11-8, 9-11, 11-8 [90m]
[3] Miguel Angel Rodriguez (COL) bt Shawn Delierre (CAN) 3-0: 11-8, 11-3, 11-6 [30m]
[4] Mathieu Castagnet (FRA) bt Martin Knight (NZL) 3-1: 9-11, 11-9, 11-4, 11-4 [67m]
Alan Clyne (SCO) bt [6] Stephen Coppinger (RSA) 3-2: 6-11, 11-7, 11-7, 7-11, 11-3 [70m]
[5] Cameron Pilley (AUS) bt [Q] Muhd Asyraf Azan (MAS) 3-0: 4-12, 11-1, 11-8 [40m]
[2] Daryl Selby (ENG) brt [Q] Dane Sharp (CAN) 3-0: 11-8, 11-4, 11-4 [38m]

Quarter-final Draw:
[1] Borja Golan (ESP) v [7] Gregoire Marche (FRA)
[Q] Diego Elias (PER) v [3] Miguel Angel Rodriguez (COL)
[4] Mathieu Castagnet (FRA) v Alan Clyne (SCO)
[5] Cameron Pilley (AUS) v [2] Daryl Selby (ENG) 

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