Three English Female players will be competing in this year’s Allam British Open quarter finals after Alison Waters joined Laura Massaro and Sarah Kippax in the last eight.
Londoner Alison Waters recorded a 3-0 win against her Welsh opponent Tesni Evans.
Water’s looked to be in good form as she overcame young Evans in 31 minutes.
The world no.6 explained why she is delighted to reach the quarter finals of such a historic event.
“The British Open has such incredible history, I remember going to the event when I was young and collecting autographs from the players. So it really is a special tournament for me.
“I couldn’t take Tesni lightly and had to be on the top of my game so I’m really pleased to be through to the quarters and I’m looking forward to playing again tomorrow!” added the 30-year-old.
Women’s Round Two
 Alison Waters (Eng) bt [Q] Tesni Evans (Wal) 11/7, 11/9, 11/6 (31m)
 Joelle King (Nzl) bt Joshana Chinappa (Ind) 11/6, 11//7, 8/11, 11/1 (43m)
 Omneya Abdel Kawy (Egy) bt  Camille Serme (Fra) 8/11, 9/11, 11/6, 11/9, 13/11 (62m)
 Nicol David (Mas) bt Sarah-Jane Perry (Eng) 11/6, 13/11, 11/4 (40m)
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