SEVEN-TIME world squash champion Jansher Khan moved into the final of the Cathay Pacific Open and then took a swipe at his latest victim for calling him a cheat. Volatile Australian Anthony Hill, who is never far away from controversy and has one of the worst disciplinary records on the professional circuit, shouted at Jansher 'you cheat' after the Pakistani world number one played a drop shot which appeared down but was called good by the referee. Although the seven-time Hong Kong Open champion went on to win the semi-final 15-7, 17-15, 14-15, 15-8, the Pakistani was dismayed by Hill's claims of cheating. 'I think what he did to me as world number one and what he is doing to squash by calling me a cheat is very bad,' said Jansher, who meets Rodney Eyles in today's final. 'We're trying to build the image of squash but he is ruining it. 'It's bad to say that in front of the crowd and in front of sponsors. The PSA [Professional Squash Association] must take this matter seriously because we have had problems with this player in the past. When I play against Anthony there is always a problem.' Hill, who came back strongly to take the third game but whose challenge fizzled out in the fourth, was calm at the post-match interview. He said: 'Jansher knew the ball was down because he quickly tried to take his next shot. Usually he is honest on court but sometimes he leaves it to the referee to make the decisions and gets away with it. He knows how to rattle his opponents but he kept his cool and I couldn't get the result I wanted. 'He was trying to get a rest and when he was arguing with the referee, he was having a breather. He was asking for a lot of lets.' Jansher was unusually edgy as he took another giant step towards an eighth Hong Kong title. He prematurely reached out to shake Hill's hand when he thought he had won the third game and then appeared shocked when Hill asked for a let because the referee wasn't sure of a pick-up late in the fourth game. Jansher started off brilliantly in the first game but began to show signs of vulnerability as Hill upped the pace and matched everything Jansher threw at him. The 27-year-old world number nine came back to 13-13 but Jansher then wrong-footed the Australian with a ferocious drive to gain set point in the second game. Hill came back at 14-14 and won the game 17-15 after Jansher's drop shot hit the tin. Hill then won the first point of the third game with a diving drop shot before racing to a 10-4 lead. Jansher rallied to 13-14 before the unsavoury remark was made. There was no stopping Jansher in the fourth game as the Pakistani raced to take the game for victory. Eyles, meanwhile, booked his place in the final with a 15-10, 8-15, 15-10, 15-4 victory over Peter Nicol, the world number four. World number two Eyles gradually wore down his opponent with a series of cross court winners and drop shots. The Australian is looking forward to a showdown with Jansher having recorded a rare victory over him in the semi-finals of the Portuguese Open in 1993. But the affable Brisbane-born Eyles warned the final would not be a free-flowing game. 'My biggest problem will be my concentration. Jansher knows it won't be a free-flowing game and maybe he will use tactics to try to break up the game. 'He's not as fit as he used to be. His style has changed a lot. Before, he used to play around his opponents but now he seems to appeal for lets,' said Eyles, who lost to Jansher in straight games in this year's British Open final. Rebecca Chiu kept Hong Kong's hopes alive in the Japan Open in Chiba yesterday by reaching the women's semi-finals. The 17-year-old showed spirited play to beat her Japanese opponents, Kaoru Tateno 9-3, 9-1, 9-1 and Yuriko Sakai 9-6, 9-2, 5-9, 9-4, on her way to the last four. Hong Kong players Jackie Lee and Lincoln Chan were beaten by top-seeded Anders Thoren of Sweden in the men's singles.