It was a moment of potential conflict for Martin Knight. Born and bred on the Kapiti Coast, north of Wellington, he played squash for New Zealand at three Commonwealth Games, winning a silver medal with Joelle King in Delhi in 2010. So as he looked out at court two at the Devoy Squash club in Tauranga, he had to fight a small game of mental gymnastics.
After producing the only seeding upset on the opening day of action in the WSF World Junior Squash Championships in New Zealand, Colombian outsider Matias Knudsen battled through to the men's last 16 of the World Squash Federation event today at the Devoy Squash & Fitness Centre in the city of Tauranga.
New Zealand’s enjoyed a strong opening day at the World Junior Squash Championships in Tauranga with three of the women and three of the men winning in straight sets.