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Mohamed El Shorbagy, Nour El Sherbini qualify to US Open quarter finals

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World no. 1 seeds Mohamed El Shorbagy and both qualify to the QF after easy wins for both of them.

Mohamed El Shorbagy was drawn against the Indian player Saurav Ghosal. Shorbagy beat him in the first set 11-5, the second set 16-14 after a tough tie, and the last set 11-9. This win took Shorbagy to the quarter-final which will see him face his compatriot AbouelGhar tomorrow.

As in the women’s competition, Egyptian champion Nour El Sherbini beat Alison Waters very comfortably. In the first set, she won 11-6 in the first set, and in the other two sets 11-8. El Sherbini will face 22 years old Yathreb Adel who is also Egyptian. The match will also be played tomorrow.

The quarterfinals will be very interesting for Egyptians to watch as we will see two quarter-finals till now including an all-Egyptian tie facing each other.

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