Wykes competes in National Championships

Steve Wykes in action at the National Championships. Picture by Steve Line/SquashPics.com
Steve Wykes in action at the National Championships. Picture by Steve Line/SquashPics.com

WEST WORTHING Squash Club’s Steve Wykes was this week in action in the National Championships in Manchester.

Wykes won three qualifying matches to make it through to the first round, where he faced world number 22, Chris Simpson from Guernsey.

Wykes took Simpson by surprise as he took the opening game 11-8 but Simpson proved too strong in the end, winning 8-11, 11-4, 11-3, 11-8 in 39 minutes.