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SQUASH: Ali Farag, Ranim El Welily crowned El Gouna Open champions


The World number ones in the men and women category respectively, and , won the 2019 El Gouna International Open.

Ali Farag beat fellow Egyptian and world number four Karim Abelgawad three sets to nil. The first two sets were quite close as Farag won by only to points, 11-9 and 12-10. However he ended the game with an easy 11-3 win in the last set.

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On the other he women’s category also witnessed an all Egyptian final between Ranim El Welily and world number eight Nouran Gohar.

The game was very balanced at the beginning as both players shared the first two sets. Then, Ranim El Welily took over in the third set, winning 12-10. Before finishing on top of the fourth and final set, 11-6, to retain the title.

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