SEATTLE: Reuter: Top seed Jahangir Khan of Pakistan reached the U.S, open squash championship semifinals on Friday after dropping the first game of a90 minute match to eighth-seeded Phil Kenyon of England,

Kenyon combined forcing shots with straight drops and drives to take the first game 15-12, but Jahangir swept back with games of 15-7 15-6 and 15-9.

Chris Dittmar of Australia, the second seed, became the only player to reach the semifinals without losing a game, He beat unseeded Ahmed Taher 15-9 15-4 15-8 after the Egyptian had reached the quarterfinals by upsetting the fifth and 14th seeds in the first two rounds.

England’s Jamie Hickox, the 13th seed, dropped one game but upset fourth seed Umar Hayat Khan of Pakistan 15-11 15-13 12-15 15-6

In an all Australian quarter final, third seeded Rodney Martin beat his sixth seeded Brother Brett 15-12 13-15 15-12 15-6,

Article extracted from this publication >> October 28, 1988