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SQUASH: El Shorbagy, Dessouky advance to El Gouna international semifinals

Mohamed El Shorbagy

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Egypt’s Mohamed El Shorbagy and Fares Dessouki have reached the semifinals, while Marwan El Shorbagy and Omar Mosaad have suffered defeats to get knocked out in the quarterfinals of .

Mohamed El Shorbagy has beaten Germany’s Simon Rösner while Dessouki made it past fellow Egyptian Marwan El Shorbagy for Egypt to have two representatives in the semi-final of the PSA World Series tournament.

World no.1 El Shorbagy managed to overcome Rösner by beating him with a 3-1 victory. By his turn, Mohamed El Shorbagy’s brother, Marwan, suffered a surprising 3-2 loss to unseeded compatriot Fares Dessouki.

On the other hand, Egypt’s Omar Mosaad fell short in a 3-1 defeat against Colombia’s Miguel Angel Rodriguez, who made it to the semifinals of El Gouna international for the first time in his career. World no. 2 Gregory Gaultier beat Ali Farag by 3-2.

El Shorbagy is set to face Rodriguez in the first semifinal game, while Dessouki will lineup against France’s Gaultier.


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