Tarek Momen eased into the quarter-finals ©Getty Images

World number three Tarek Momen cruised into the quarter-finals of the Grasshopper Cup in Zurich.

The Egyptian dominated proceedings against France’s Mathieu Castagnet at the Professional Squash Association World Tour Gold event at Halle 662 in the Swiss city.

Momen secured an 11-5, 11-7, 11-4 win in his first match of the tournament, having been awarded a bye into the second round.

He will now face the challenge of India’s Saurav Ghosal in the quarter-finals, with their match due to take place tomorrow.

Ghosal earned a 11-7, 12-10, 7-11, 11-5 win over England’s Declan James in his second round match.

Second seed Ali Farag earned his place in the quarter-finals.

The Egyptian star, the reigning world champion, came from a game down to beat Wales’ Joel Makin 8-11, 11-9, 11-6, 11-6.

India’s Saurav Ghosal secured a place in the quarter-finals ©PSA
India’s Saurav Ghosal secured a place in the quarter-finals ©PSA

The world number one will now have a quarter-final match against Mohamed Abouelghar of Egypt, who beat Switzerland’s Nicolas Mueller 11-8, 11-8, 11-9.

Top seed Mohamed ElShorbagy of Egypt reached the quarter-finals yesterday,

He is set to face Colombia's Miguel Rodriquez tomorrow.

Fellow Egyptian Karim Abdel Gawad takes on Simon Rösner of Germany in the last quarter-final.