14 Jan 2012

Knight inflicts first ever whitewash loss on four-time world champ

11:11 pm on 14 January 2012

The New Zealand squash player Martin Knight has inflicted the the first ever whitewash game loss on four time world champion Amr Shabana.

In the first round of the PSA tour event in Vancouver Knight has taken the Egyptian to five sets, winning the first 11-5 and the third 11-0 before wilting 11-5,11-3 to give the top seed the victory in 53 minutes.

Knight is ranked 38 in the world, 30 places lower than Shabana.