World Series Squash Finals: Laura Massaro beats Nicol David

Nicol David and Laura Massaro

England's Laura Massaro caused a major upset on day two of the World Series Squash Finals with victory over seven-times world champion Nicol David.

Massaro gained revenge for her with a 12-10 11-9 win at London's Queen's Club.

In the men's event, England's Nick Matthew beat world number six Mohamed El Shorbagy 11-5 11-6 in 28 minutes.

Top seed James Willstrop, who opened with a win on Wednesday, was defeated 11-6 13-11 by Greg Gaultier of France.

Willstrop and David's hopes remain alive as the competition, for the top eight men and women in the world, opens with a round-robin stage before Saturday's semis.

Massaro admitted she played well against David.

"You have to play well against Nicol, otherwise you're off court before you know it," said Massaro.

"She's just won her seventh world title, so she's playing well, which makes winning today even more special given our final last week. She's a great champion and she'll definitely be back.

"I was just really focused on what I needed to do to win the match. She's beaten me quite comfortably in our last few matches. Even though they've been quite hard, they've still been 3-0 or 3-1, so it's just a case of me trying to execute my game plan.

"I've beaten her before, so its not too much of a surprise when I'm in a winning situation because I know that I can, but you don't get yourself into those situations unless you're doing the right things."

Fellow English player Jenny Duncalf could not repeat her opening day win and went down 11-7 11-4 to France's Camille Serme.

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