Iker Pajares Bernabeu faces Ali Farag in the next round ©Canary Wharf Classic

Spanish player Iker Pajares Bernabeu won in straight games to set up a second round clash with number one seed Ali Farag of Egypt on the opening day of competition at the Professional Squash Association (PSA) Canary Wharf Classic in London.

He defeated Mathieu Castagnet 11-6, 11-7 to progress to tomorrow's game.

Youssef Soliman of Egypt is also into round two and is due to face New Zealand second seed Paul Coll after beating Borja Golan of Spain 11-7, 7-11, 11-9.

Frenchman Baptiste Masotti won 11-8, 11-8 against England's Charlie Lee, while George Parker won an all-England game with Daryl Selby 11-9, 11-9 in just 25 minutes.

They respectively face third seed Tarek Momen of Egypt and Peru's Diego Elias.

India's Saurav Ghosal defeated Scotland's Greg Lobban 11-6, 11-5 to set up a second round tie with Welsh fifth seed Joel Makin, while Adrian Waller of England progressed to take on Egyptian sixth seed Mostafa Asal, having won 11-6, 4-11, 11-9 against Malaysia's Eain Yow Ng.

Declan James of England is through too having come from a set down to beat Raphael Kandra of Germany 7-11, 12-10, 11-3 and now faces Colombian seventh seed Miguel Rodriguez.

Finally, eighth seed Gregoire Marche of France is to face unseeded James Willstrop in the next round, after the Englishman defeated Mohamed Abouelghar of Egypt 11-6. 11-8.