Jamaica's Chris Binnie upsets defending champ, into Pan Am semis

By August 28, 2018
Binnie upsets the defending champion at the Pan Am Squash championships. Binnie upsets the defending champion at the Pan Am Squash championships.

Jamaica’s Chris Binnie defeated defending champion Robertino Pezzota on Tuesday’s day three to advance to the semi-finals of the 28th Pan American Squash Championships in the Cayman Islands.

The eight-time Caribbean champion took advantage of the second seed's slow start to win 11-3, 11-4, 6-11, 11-2 and advance to his first Pan Am semi-finals.

Meanwhile, top seed Diego Elias of Peru defeated Shawn Delierre of Canada in straight sets 11-6, 11-3, 11-3 in a match that lasted only 29 minutes.

Also through to the semis is the USA’s Todd Harrity who won 11-5, 6-0 over Nick Sachive of Canada who retired in the second set.

Chris Hanson of the USA was a straight-sets winner over Mike McCue of Canada 11-2, 11-3, 11-7.

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