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Joelle King off to a flying start at squash world championships in US

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Joelle King (Ngāti Porou) is through to the third round of the PSA World Championships in Chicago.

King swept past England's Lucy Beecroft three games to zip, 11-5, 11-8, 11-7 in 31 minutes, on Saturday morning (NZ time).

The world no. 4 has made a flying start to the tournament, powering past Enora Villard of France in the opening round, 11-8, 11-4, 11-2 in 28 minutes, in another three-game clean sweep.

King next meets Welsh no. 1 Tesni Evans for a place in the quarter-finals.