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The tournament kicked off on 10 October at the New Giza Sporting Club, under the auspices of the Ministries of Youth and Sports, and Tourism and Antiquities. Since the semi-finals, Egyptian squash players dominated the high quality and well played matches.
“Each time I win a title, I feel more confident, saying to myself: at least it has paid off,” said El Sherbini.
The Egyptian squash player Marwan ElShorbagy defeated on Friday Ali Farag 3-0 to secure the 2018 El-Gouna International Squash title. In the women’s edition, Raneem El Welily defeated her fellow Egyptian title holder Nour El Sherbini 3-1 to win her first El-Gouna title. The seventh edition of El Gouna International Squash kicked off on 20 …
Three of the top five spots occupied by Egyptians
El-Sherbini is one of three Egyptians in the top five, along with Raneem El-Welily, who maintained her position in third
Egyptians Raneem El-Weleily, Omneya Abdel Kawy, and Nouran Gohar came in third, sixth and seventh place, with 18,255 points, 12,695 points, and 13,505 points, respectively
El-Shorbagy made it to the finals after defeating his compatriot Karim Abdel Gawad with scores of 11-8, 11-7, 11-7 and a final score of 3-0
This is the second consecutive win for El-Welily, after her 2015 victory against Malaysia’s Nicol David