Eighth seed Paul Coll has advanced to the quarter-finals of the Squash World Championships in Manchester with a marathon four game effort.

The 25-year-old defeated England's Daryl Selby 8-11, 11-5, 11-7, 11-7 in 82 minutes.

The Kiwi will now face world No.1 and top seed Gregory Gaultier of France in the final eight on Friday morning.

Ninth seed Joelle King plays her second round match against seventh seed Sarah-Jane Perry (England) tomorrow morning.