The major shock was in Men’s¬†category, when¬†Nafiizwan Adnan from¬†Malaysia¬†pulled off¬†the biggest shock by beating the top seed¬†Nick Matthew who¬†is a double gold medallist – in 2014 and 2010 – and was expected to win the¬†gold in Gold Coast for the 3rd time.

Another¬†difference during¬†2018¬†Commonwealth Games¬†is a¬†quartet of players representing¬†England, Malaysia, New Zealand¬†and¬†Wales¬†will play the men’s and women’s singles semi-finals as follows:

Men’s Semi-Finals:

  • [12]¬†Nafiizwan Adnan¬†(MAS) v [4]¬†James Willstrop¬†(ENG)
  • [2]¬†Paul Coll¬†(NZL) v [11]¬†Joel Makin¬†(WAL)

Women’s Semi-Finals:

  • [6]¬†Tesni Evans¬†(WAL) v [4]¬†Sarah-Jane Perry¬†(ENG)
  • [2]¬†Joelle King¬†(NZL) v [3]¬†Nicol David¬†(MAS)

Quarter-Final Detailed Results:

Men’s quarter-finals:

  • [12]¬†Nafiizwan Adnan¬†(MAS) bt [1]¬†Nick Matthew¬†(ENG) 11-7, 6-11, 12-10, 4-11, 11-6 (81m)
  • [4]¬†James Willstrop¬†(ENG) bt [7]¬†Cameron Pilley¬†(AUS) 7-11, 12-10, 7-11, 11-6, 11-6 (95m)
  • [11]¬†Joel Makin¬†(WAL) bt [8]¬†Alan Clyne¬†(SCO) 11-9, 4-11, 8-11, 11-8, 12-10 (99m)
  • [2]¬†Paul Coll¬†(NZL) bt [5]¬†Daryl Selby¬†(ENG) 11-5, 11-9, 7-11, 11-5 (77m)

Women’s quarter-finals:

  • [6]¬†Tesni Evans¬†(WAL) bt [1]¬†Laura Massaro¬†(ENG) 11-8, 11-8, 5-11, 15-13 (61m)
  • [4]¬†Sarah-Jane Perry¬†(ENG) bt [7]¬†Donna Urquhart¬†(AUS) 11-5, 7-11, 11-2, 11-5 (41m)
  • [3]¬†Nicol David¬†(MAS) bt [5]¬†Alison Waters¬†(ENG) 7-11, 11-13, 11-9, 11-9, 12-10 (61m)
  • [2]¬†Joelle King¬†(NZL) bt [8]¬†Joshna Chinappa¬†(IND) 11-5, 11-6, 11-9 (34m)

 

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