SQUASH: Egyptians triumphant in Tournament of Champions semi-finals
Mohamed Elshorbagy was the only Egyptian left in the men’s tournament after defeating fellow Egyptian Omar Mosaad in the quarter-finals. Elshorbagy faced Frenchman Mathieu Castgnet in the semi-final and overcame him, winning 3-1 in 49 minutes.
The Pharaoh is set to encounter Englishman and world number three Nick Matthew after his opponent, the French General, Gregory Gaultier forfeited due to an ankle injury.
On the women’s side Nour El Sherbini is to meet American-Egyptian Amanda Sobhy in the final after Sobhy defeated 18-year-old Egyptian sensation Nouran Gohar 3-0 in the semi-final.
El Sherbini faced and defeated world number three, Malaysian Nicol David 3-0 in the semi-final in 26 minutes for the first time in the Egyptian’s history.
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