15 Oct 2008

Mixed results for NZ squash players

7:05 pm on 15 October 2008

The New Zealand men's squash number one Kashif Shujah has been beaten in the second round of the World Championships in Manchester.

Shujah, who beat the 11th seed yesterday, went down 4-1 to Englishman Alister Walker.

In the first round of the women's draw 6th seeded New Zealand Shelley Kitchen beat Delia Arnold of Malaysia in straight games, while Jacklyn Hawkes upset 10th seed Vanessa Atkinson of the Netherlands in 5.

The third New Zealander Louise Crome was beaten by second seed Rachel Grinham of Australia.