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Seven Egyptians through to the second round of the PSA Women’s World Championship



The Championship's official website

The Championship’s official website

Egyptians dominate in the Women’s World Championship in Kuala Lumpur as 7 women advance to the second round.

Egyptian women continue their dominance of the squash international scene as 7 women out of sixteen advanced to the second round of the Women’s World Championship held un Kuala Lumpur.

World no.6 Omneya Abdel Kawy was the first to go through, beating England’s Emily Whitlock. Nour el Tayeb followed in Omneya’s steps, beating China’s Liu Tsz-Ling.

World no.3 Nour el Tayeb also made it to the second round, overcoming Wales’ Tesni Evans. Nadine Shahin was next, beating England’s Jenny Duncalf.

World no.8 Nouran Gohar is through to round two as well, after getting the best out of France’s Coline Aumard. And finally, world no.5 Nour el Sherbini, who was the last Egyptian to make it through beating Australia’s Donna Urquhart.

The second round is set to be held in the National Squash Centre in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday, April 27th.

Malak Hassouna is a French Baccalaureate graduate and currently a Political Sciences student, who was born and still lives in Cairo. She started playing volleyball at the age of 7 as a libero at the Shooting Club in Cairo. A hardcore Chelsea and Al Ahly fan, also a Roger Federer worshipper. She writes for various websites and blogs including KingFut, Chelseafc360 and Vavel UK.

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