Daniel Mekbib reaches quarter-finals of 2023 ESF European Individual Closed Squash Championship

August 23 2023

Daniel Mekbib of the Czech Republic reached the quarter-finals of the 2023 ESF European Individual Closed Squash Championships following straight-game wins over Radu Stefan Pena of Romania & Spain’s Bernat Jaume on the opening day of the championships staged at the Hasta La Vista Club in Wroclaw, Poland.

In his 1st round match, Daniel defeated Radu Stefan 11-3 11-6 11-3, followed by an even more impressive 11-9 11-5 11-7 victory over Bernat Jaume.

Despite some entertaining squash in his quarter-final against title holder and 2nd seed Nicolas Mueller of Switzerland in the quarter-finals, Daniel Mekbib was eventually beaten in straight games.

Fellow UNSQUASHABLE player Iván Pérez of Spain defeated Aivars Lucijanovs of Latvia 11-3 11-9 11-5 in his 1st round match but was denied a place in the quarter-finals by German No.1 Raphael Kandra who triumphed in four games.

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