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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.
Tournament to follow strict health and safety protocols, international travel policies, and social distancing guidelines
The prize money for the championship awards is estimated at about $250,000 for men and women, and will be the second platinum championship in 2020, after the GB Morgan Championship.
The honouring ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, Minister of Youth and Sports Ashraf Sobhy, as well as the presidents and officials of the relevant national sports federations
Wadi Degla positioned as world-class club in squash
For the first time in the history of the game, the total women’s tournament awards reached $430,000, higher than its counterpart for men, which totalled $185,000.
I have achieved 23 titles and the World Championships are the most important to me
ElShorbagy said on Twitter that he was happy to win his 39th title and the second this season in San Francisco.
Playing professional squash in Egypt is much better than in Europe, says PSA men’s No. 1
We rely on Ministry of Youth, Sports for funding
Generations continue to keep Egypt’s monopoly on squash: Farag
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 …