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Windy City Squash Open celebrates its quarterfinals with the presence of seven Egyptian champions 

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 …

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Jordan’s Mohammad Al-Sarraj claims his third PSA title 

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 …

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Egypt’s Youssef Ibrahim claims his first PSA title

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, …

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Karim Abdel Gawad, Zahed Mohamed, Zeina Mickawy qualify for semifinals 

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, …

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Abdel Gawad remains only Pharaoh to head into Tournament of Champions’ final

Karim Abdel Gawad was the only Egyptian who qualified for the men’s final match at the 2017 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions, after he defeated England’s James Willstrop in the semifinals by 3-0 (11-6/11-8/11-6). The championship held its semifinals on 18 January, in which three Egyptians participated: Mohamed El-Shorbagy, Karim Abdel Gawad, and Nour El-Sherbini, …

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4 Egyptian women qualify for squash J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions’ quarterfinals

After the second round ended, four Egyptian female squash champions—Nour El-Sherbini, Nouran Gohar, Omneya Abdel Kawy, and Raneem El-Welily—made it to the 2017 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions’ quarterfinals. The four Egyptian champions were the ones who represented Egypt at the 2016 Women’s World Team Squash Championships celebrated in December. They made Egypt proud by …

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4 Egyptian squash players reach J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions 2017 quarterfinals

Four Egyptians qualified to the quarterfinals of the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions in New York, United States, which concluded its second round. The second round started on 14 January and ended on 15 January. In this round, Egypt’s Mohamed El-Shorbagy defeated Australia’s Ryan Cuskelly with a score of 3-0 (11-4/11-6/11-6). Although South Africa’s Stephen …

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El-Gouna to host PSA Women’s World Squash Championship 

El-Gouna will be host to the PSA Women’s World Squash Championship in April. The women’s world championship comes as the event organiser, Amr Mansi, plans to host a new squash competition in El-Gouna for women in the near future. El-Gouna is home to the El-Gouna Squash Open, an annual tournament for men, and one of …

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Egypt wins 6 gold, 4 silver, 1 bronze at British Junior Squash Open 2017

Egyptians surprised the crowd by winning six gold medals at the British Junior Squash Open 2017, which started on 2 January in Sheffield, England, and concluded its events on 6 January. At the girls under 13 (G13) final, Egypt’s Salma El-Tayeb snatched the gold medal from her compatriot Noureen Khalifa, after the match ended 3-1 …

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