4 Oct 2009

Squash team still climbing in finals shootout

12:30 pm on 4 October 2009

The New Zealand squash team is through to the play-off for ninth place at the world men's team championships in the city of Odense in Denmark.

The 10th-seeded team of Kashif Shuja, Martin Knight and Campbell Grayson registered a 2-1 victory over the 12th-seeded USA and will now face the fifth-seeded Malaysians in the ninth place play-off final.

Top seeds Egypt and third seeds France will meet in the final of the 22nd championships for the first time after dramatic victories over Australia and England respectively.