Three Egyptians in the Squash U.S Open's final, history to be made



Sat, 13 Oct 2018 - 02:55 GMT


Sat, 13 Oct 2018 - 02:55 GMT

Mohamed el-Shorbagy in the semi-final – PSA World Tour

Mohamed el-Shorbagy in the semi-final – PSA World Tour

CAIRO – 13 October 2018: The semi-final of the Squash U.S Open ended on Saturday morning which led to an Egyptian final in the women competition for the second time in a row, while Mohamed el-Shorbagy qualified for the men's competition final.

The Squash U.S Open takes place at Philadelphia, USA, the final ends on Saturday night.


Nour el-Sherbini faces her compatriot, Renim el-Welily at 11:00 p.m. El-Sherbini reached this stage after beating Camille Serme 3-1. The two players have faced each other a total of 18 times on the PSA Tour with El Sherbini leading the wins narrowly by 10-8.


On the other hand, Renim el-Welily beat Wales’ Tesni Evans 3-1 in a tough game. Egypt’s Nour el-Tayeb is the only Egyptian player to win this tournament.


In the Men’s competition, Simon Rosner defeated World’s No. 2 the Egyptian Ali Farag 3-1. But there is Mohamed el-Shorbagy who will be the Egyptian pole in the final after beating Paul Coll 3-1.


Ali Farag beat el-Shorbagy in the last year’s edition to reap the title for the first time in his career.



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