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Among the top ten players, four are Egyptian, with Egypt’s Nour El-Sherbini topping the list.
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, …
The US Junior Squash Open, which started on 17 December, ended on Tuesday, with two Egyptian players emerging victorious. Around 900 juniors competed at the championship, played across 43 courts. The G13’s final was between Egypt’s Haya Ali and American Lucie Stefanoni. The match ended in Ali’s favour, with a 3-1 victory (8-11/11-8/11-8/11-5). Jana Shiha, …
Players utilise attack-orenented style of play to overcome opponents
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