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Matthew celebrates a squash double title glory.

NICK MATTHEW emulated Peter Nicol by taking two Commonwealth titles at a single Games after winning men's doubles gold with Adrian Grant in Delhi yesterday.

Singles champion Matthew and Grant claimed an 11-9 6-11 11-5 victory over Australia's Stewart Boswell and David Palmer at the Siri Fort Sport Complex for the world number two to match Nicol's achievement of four years ago in Melbourne.

Scotland duo Alan Clyne and Harry Leitch finished fourth after losing 11-5 11-7 to Australia's Ryan Cuskelly and Cameron Pilley in the contest for bronze.

Earlier, England's Jenny Duncalf and Laura Massaro had to settle for silver after being beaten 11-9 11-10 by New Zealand duo Jaclyn Hawkes and Joelle King in the women's doubles final.

Matthew, who beat England team-mate James Willstrop in the men's singles final last Friday, was thrilled to equal Nicol's feat.

The 30-year-old from Sheffield said: "It's something I had in the back of my mind that it was possible.

"To emulate someone like him, that's amazing for me.

"It feels a little bit surreal but I'm sure when I get home it will sink in and I'm sure Peter will be one of the first to congratulate me."

Squash was last December overlooked for inclusion in the 2016 Olympics.
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Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
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Date:Oct 14, 2010
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