The top seeded Englishman, who had looked in a good form throughout the championships, finished strongly in each game to close-out an impressive 50-minute victory.
In the semi-finals, James defeated compatriot Chris Simpson 11-9 11-8 11-2 in 34 minutes after recovered from losing the first game in his quarter-final against a determined Patrick Rooney to claim a 43 minute 4-11 12-10 11-8 11-9 victory.
James Willstrop & Patrick Rooney faced each other in the quarter-finals following contrasting 2nd round victories. Whilst James defeated Belgium No.1 Jan van den Herrewegen 11-8 11-8 11-4 in 35 minutes, Patrick Rooney was forced to battle for 81 minutes to overcome Bernat Jaume of Spain before eventually winning 7-11 9-11 11-5 11-4 15-13.
2018 Professional Squash Association (PSA) London Squash Open
Cumberland Lawn Tennis Club, London
 James Willstrop (ENG) v  Zahed Salem (EGY) 11-9, 11-7, 11-7
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