Egypt Independent

12 Egyptian squash players qualify for US championship



 

Seven male Egyptian squash players and five female players have qualified for the third round of the US Open Squash championship, which runs from Saturday, October 6 until Saturday, October 13.

Mohamed Aboul Ghar qualified after he beat English Nathan Lake 3-6, 11-4, and 11-3 in a 31 minute match.

Omar Mosaad beat Australian Ryan Cuskelly 11-5, 4-11, 11-8, 7-11, 11-7 in a 78 minute match.

Second seed Ali Farag advanced to victory by beating Swiss Nicolas Muller 11-8, 11-7, 11-9 in a 33 minute match.

First seed Mohamed al-Shorbagy qualified after he beat American Todd Harritty 11-6, 11-4, 11-4 in a 27 minute match.

Seventh seed Karim Abdel Gawad defeated Scotland’s Greg Lupon 15-13, 11-8, 11-9 during a 43 minute match, while third seed Tarek Mo’men beat James Wilstrup 11-5, 11-9, 11-9 in a 34 minute match.

Zahed Salem beat Li O from Hong Kong 12-10, 7-11, 11-5, 11-4 in a 51 minute match.

Regarding the female players, third seed Noor al-Tayyeb defeated Debeka Balikal Kardik 11-6, 11-5, 11-9 during a 23 minute match.

Yathrib Adel beat Egyptian sixth seed Nouran Gohar, 15-13, 14-12, 11-13, 6-11, 11-9 in a 76 minute match, while second seed Reneem al-Welily qualified after beating Australian Rachel Grenham 11-4, 11-6, 11-3 in a 20 minute match.

Fifteenth seed Salma Hany beat Egyptian Nadeen Shaheen 5-11, 15-13, 5-11, 11-9, 14-12 in a 52 minute match, while Noor al-Sherbini beat Hong Kong’s Joey Chan 11-6, 11-5, 11-8 in a 24 minute match.