Both Pakistani players fail in Malaysian Open Squash Q-finals

KARACHI: Top Pakistani players Aamir Atlas Khan and his cousin Farhan Mehboob were beaten in the quarter-finals of CIMB Malaysian Open, the premier annual international squash championships in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur.

Seeded seventh in the event and ranked 19th in the world, Aamir Atlas was defeated by Nick Matthew 5-11, 8-11, 9-11 while seeded eighth Farhan Mehboob was beaten by the three-time world champion from Egypt, Amr Shabana. Score was 6-11, 8-11, 6-11.