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East Wintergarden plays host to the Canary Wharf Classic

Canary Wharf Classic Semi-Finals: The Stats & How To Watch Live

The semi-finals of the Canary Wharf Classic take place this evening, with action beginning at 18:30 (GMT) at the East Wintergarden in London as the top four seeds battle it out for places in Friday’s final.

World No.1 Ali Farag takes on former World Champion Tarek Momen in the first match of the evening’s play, before Diego Elias and Paul Coll do battle for the first time since their meeting in the final of the Qatar QTerminals Classic in October.

You can catch all the action live from the East Wintergarden on SquashTV and multiple broadcasters around the world.

You can also keep up with the live scores from the event here.

Here's the Order of Play
(All times are local – GMT)

The first match of the evening pits the two remaining Egyptians against each other, as World No.1 Ali Farag takes on World No.4 Tarek Momen for a place in the final.

This will be the 15th contest between the pair on Tour, with Farag having claimed victory in ten of their 14 previous meetings. The current World Champion has won their last four battles, but Momen was the victor in their sole meeting at this venue, back in 2018.

Farag has spent just 47 minutes on court across his opening two matches of the tournament, starting with a convincing win over Spain’s Iker Pajares Bernabeu in the second round. He then defeated the ‘Colombian Cannonball’, Miguel Rodriguez, in an exciting battle in the quarter finals.

Momen has spent slightly longer on court, but remains under the hour mark across his two matches so far. He needed a deciding game to get the better of Frenchman Baptiste Masotti in the second round, before a commanding performance saw him defeated Mostafa Asal to make the last four.

As well as being World No.1, Farag also sits atop the SquashLevels Power Ratings, while Momen occupies the #5 spot, following his victory over Asal.

Can Farag move into the final for the second straight year? Or can Momen get one over his compatriot to reach the final in Canary Wharf?

The second match of the night sees good friends Diego Elias and Paul Coll take each other on in a repeat of the Qatar QTerminals Classic final from just four weeks ago.

The pair have done battle four times previously with both men looking for a third win over the other. Elias claimed the victory over Coll in the final of the Qatar QTerminals Classic last month, while the Kiwi took the win in their only meeting on British soil, coming at the Allam British Open earlier this year.

Both men are yet to drop a game in the tournament, with Elias having sent 70 minutes on court. The ‘Peruvian Puma’ begin his campaign with a victory over England’s George Parker, before then defeating Frenchman Gregoire Marche in a fast-paced quarter final.

World No.3 Coll has spent six minutes longer on court over his two matches, beginning with a contest against Egypt’s Youssef Soliman in the second round at East Wintergarden. The Kiwi then battled for 44 minutes against Joel Makin, winning 11-5, 11-6 to book his place in the last four.

Thanks to his recent performances, Coll is now the #2 on the SquashLevels Power Ratings, with Elias sitting just one place below him. The algorithm gives the New Zealander a 61% win likelihood, with the match expected to go to five.

Can Elias repeat his victory from Qatar over the Kiwi? Or can Coll make it to the final for the second time in London?

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