The Professional Squash Association (PSA) released its monthly list for the international ranking of men squash champions, which includes seven Egyptian players in the top 10 this month.
Karim Abdel Gawad jumped two places compared to last month, ranking 4th internationally.
Abdel Gawad’s exceptional performance throughout September was concluded by his victory at the Al-Ahram Squash Open 2016, as he defeated his compatriot Ali Farag with a score of 3-0 (11-4, 11-7, and 11-5) in the final match.
At the China Squash Open, also held in September, Abdel Gawad reached the semifinals after winning against Indian Saurav Ghosal with a score of 3-2 (11-9, 11-3, 8-11, 5-11, and 11-9). He lost the following match against French Gregory Gaultier, scoring 0-3 (6-11, 6-11, and 2-5), and thus, exiting the tournament.
On the other hand, Farag jumped from the 10th to sixth place from September to October.
Additionally, Egyptian player Tarek Momen jumped from eleventh to ninth place.
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