Simon Rösner -06- (GER) def Ben Coleman -53- (ENG)
Round-1 Score: 12-10, 4-11, 11-2, 11-2 (55m)
Match recap from Squash Announcer Andy Taylor, Voice of the 2019 PSA Mens World Championship.
This was the 4th meeting between Rösner and Coleman, their first at the PSA World Championship. Simon Rösner has yet to lose a match against the Brit.
► 2019 Qatar PSA World Championship | Simon Rösner def Ben Coleman | R1 Score: 12-10, 4-11, 11-2, 11-2 (55m)
► 2016 Swedish Open | Simon Rösner def Ben Coleman | R1 Score: 11-7, 11-4, 11-6 (42m)
► 2015 British Open | Simon Rösner def Ben Coleman | R1 Score: 11-5, 11-5, 11-7 (40m)
► 2009 Illes Balears Open | Simon Rösner def Ben Coleman | R1 Score: 11-7, 11-7, 11-9 (35m)
Announcer Corner | Player Introductions
 Simon Rösner -06- (GER)
At last season’s World Championship, he made a career-best run to the Final-4 – defeating Omar Mosaad, Richie Fallows, Borja Golan and Saurav Ghosal to reach the Semifinals. And he’s no stranger to success here in Qatar. 2-years-ago, he reached his 1st-career Platinum Semifinal at the 2017 Qatar Classic. Since then, he captured his first Major title at the Tournament of Champions, climbed to a career-high ranking of World #3, and has reached 3 Major Finals – including back-to-back runs to the US Open and Qatar Classic Finals last year. He’s the reigning World Games Gold Medalist, an 8-time German National Champion, and has reached the season-finale PSA World Tour Finals 6-times. Competing in his 12th PSA World Championship – This is the German Tree Chopper, Simon Rösner.
Ben Coleman -53- (ENG)
6-years-ago, he made his World Championship debut in Manchester as a 22-year-old Wild Card. Since then, he’s won 9 PSA Tour titles, has been ranked as high as World #43 – and just 3-weeks-ago, reached his 18th career PSA Final at the Tring Open. He made his Doha debut here in 2014, where he won his first career match at the World Championships, qualifying for the main draw. At last year’s World Championship, he earned an epic 91-minute upset over World #24 Max Lee to reach Round-2 for the 3rd time in his career. Competing in his 7th PSA World Championship – from England, this is Ben Coleman.