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SQUASH: Six Egyptians in El Gouna International semifinals

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Six seeded Egyptians have advanced to the semifinal between the men and women’s tournaments, with the final set to be played on Friday, April 27.

Men’s world number 1 Mohamed El-Shorbagy succeeded in knocking out world number 7 Simon Rosner by four sets to one by 11-2, 11-8, 9-11 and 11-8.

In another contest, Marwan El-Shorbagy set a semifinal meeting against his brother Mohamed after he overcame his counterpart and world number 5 Karim Abdel-Gawad with three clear sets by 11-8, 11-7 and 11-6.

Furthermore, world number 3 Ali Farag have defeated fellow Egyptian and world number six Tarek Momen with three games to zero by 11-4, 11-3 and 11-7. He will face world number two Gregory Gaultier who beat Miguel Rodriguez in their quarterfinal tie against each other.

On the other hand, women’s world number one Nour El-Sherbini eased past France and world number 6 Camille Serme in three clear sets to make the final four, where she will face Laura Massaro who defeated Joshna Chinappa.

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Third-seeded Egyptian Nour El-Tayeb has saw off England and world number 10 Alison Waters, downing her by 12-10, 11-6 and 11-7, to reserve a place in the semifinal where she will face world number 2 Raneem El-Welily who had prevailed over Annie Au.

It is worth mentioning that all the semifinal ties for El Gouna International are scheduled to take place on Thursday.

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