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Egyptian squash player secures World No 3 in PSA Men’s World Rankings following his win in El Gouna International Squash Open
“We shared a passion about squash first as friends at childhood, then as loversa, a married couple at adulthood,” says Farag
“Each time I win a title, I feel more confident, saying to myself: at least it has paid off,” said El Sherbini.
The International Squash Federation announced the list of the top 20 players in the world in April, on which four Egyptian women took four spots on the Professional Squash Association (PSA)’s list for April’s top 20 world squash players. For women players, the world number one in squash, Nour El Sherbini, continued her lead for …
Egyptians squash legends Marwan El-Shorbagy and Raneem El-Welily are one step closer to achieving another world record by qualifying for a squash global champoinship. El-Welily qualified on Sunday for the Cleveland Squash Classic after she beat her English opponent Victoria Lust with three points to Lust’s one. As for El-Shorbagy, he also qualified on Sunday …
Qualification to 2018 World Cup in Russia
Mohammed Ihab won gold medal, Karim Abdel Gawad defeated opponent in final round
With little support from the government, and social pressure, players stand on their own
Organisers aim to improve Egypt’s image abroad through the tournament
This year, El Gouna Egypt announced plans to host El Gouna International Squash Open Tournament for men, in addition to hosting the Orascom Development PSA Women’s World Championship. While this will be the sixth time for the men’s open to be hosted in El Gouna, the popular resort will be hosting the women’s championship for …
Fares Dessoky was the second Egyptian to reach a final at this tournament, while the first champion was Omar Mosaad
Among the top ten players, six are Egyptian, with Egypt’s Mohamed El-Shorbagy topping the list.
Among the top ten players, four are Egyptian, with Egypt’s Nour El-Sherbini topping the list.
Raneem El Weleily won the women’s competition, and Nouran Gohar ended the second, while Mazen Hesham won the men’s competition.
Three other Egyptian female players, Heba El-Torky, Rowan El-Araby, and Kanzy El-Defrawy, played at the Texas Squash Open
Marwan previously defeated his brother Mohamed for the first time in an international Squash championship during the Windy City Squash Open 2017
France’s Gaultier claims victory over Marwan El-Shorbagy while Raneem El-Welily takes home her third consecutive Windy City Open title
Marwan El-Shorbagy to compete in the finals while the women’s final is an Egyptian match between Nour El-Sherbini and Raneem El-Welily
The Guggenheim Partners & Equitrust Windy City Squash Open 2017 is currently taking place in Chicago, US. Seven Egyptians competed in the round of 16: Mohamed Abouelghar, Karim Abdel Gawad, Fares Dessouky, Mohamed El-Shorbagy, Marwan El-Shorbagy, Ali Farag, and Ramy Ashour. Abouelghar exited the tournament after he lost to England’s James Willstrop 3-1 (11-4/11-8/8-11/13-11). After …
Champion of the 2016 IMET Squash Open, Jordan’s Mohammad Al-Sarraj, won the 2017 Cronimet Squash Open, which took place in Skelleftea, Sweden. This is the third Professional Squash Association (PSA) title for the Jordanian champion. Al-Sarraj, who was preliminarily ranked sixth in the Cronimet’s tournament, started his journey with a win over England’s James Peach …
After winning the 2017 Squash Open D’Italia, Egyptian champion Youssef Ibrahim won his first Professional Squash Association (PSA) title. He beat France’s Victor Crouin—seeded eighth in the championship—in the first round; Spain’s Bernat Jaume— seeded second—in the quarterfinals; and England’s Patrick Rooney—seeded third—in the semifinals. The big surprise was the Pharaoh defeating France’s Baptiste Masotti, …
Egypt’s Mohamed Saeid and Jordan’s Ahmed Al-Sarraj exited the tournament in the first round, while Egypt’s Youssef Ibrahim qualified for the semifinals
Zahed Mohamed won the Pittsburgh Open, while Karim Abdel Gawad and Zeina Mickawy were the runner-ups of the Swedish Open and the Winnipeg Open respectively.
El-Gouna Squash Open is one of the seven biggest international squash tournaments
This is the third UCS Swedish Squash Open for the French champion
There are three squash championships currently taking place with Egyptians represented in the semifinals. Karim Abdel Gawad has made it to the 2017 UCS Swedish Squash Open semifinals after securing his victory over Australian Cameron Pilley in the quarterfinals. Abdel Gawad snatched a hard-won victory after winning 3-2 (11-7/9-11/11-9/12-14/11-6). Abdel Gawad is ranked second internationally, …
The three Egyptian players are making a strong showing in several squash championships
At the first round Abdel Gawad defeated Malaysian Nafiizwan Adnan , with a score of 3-0 (11-8/11-4/11-9)
El-Defrawy’s victory comes after a hard-fought match against her compatriot Zeina Mickawy
The tournament’s final is between Egyptians Kanzy Emad El-Defrawy and Zeina Mickawy