James Willstrop, left, and Declan James progressed to the World Doubles Squash Championships semi-finals in Glasgow ©Getty Images

England's James Willstrop and Declan James forced their way into the World Doubles Squash Championships men's semi-finals with a straight sets victory over Peter Creed and Emyr Evans of Wales.

The top seeds powered past their opponents 11-9, 11-6 in Glasgow in just 28 minutes.

Their compatriots Daryl Selby and Adrian Waller also made it to the final four after blitzing Malaysians Addeen Idrakie and Sai Hung Ong 11-7, 11-5 in 23 minutes.

Scotland's fifth seeds Alan Clyne and Douglas Kempsell caused an upset against third seeds Zac Alexander and Ryan Cuskelly of Australia.

It was a hard-fought victory but the Scots eventually came through 11-2, 8-11, 11-10 after 67 minutes.

Another surprise win came for a Scottish pair as Greg Lobban and Rory Stewart secured the last men's semi-final spot.

The sixth seeds beat fourth seeds Eain Yow Ng and Ivan Yuen of Malaysia 11-6, 11-6 with 39 minutes on the clock.

Clyne and Kempsell also won in the men's round of 16 with a scintillating 11-7, 5-11, 11-5 in 79 minutes over Rhys Dowling and Rex Hedrick of Australia.

The women's event is still in the group stage with top seeds Joelle King and Amanda Landers-Murphy highlighting the action.

The New Zealanders got the better of Scotland's Georgia Adderley and Lisa Aitken after 32 minutes by a score line of 11-5, 8-11, 11-7.

Sarah-Jane Perry and English team-mate Alison Waters beat India's Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal Karthik 11-9, 11-8 in a quickfire match-up.

It was a hotly anticipated clash between the second and third seeds, respectively, but despite the close scores, the fixture was over in 18 minutes.