5 Egyptians reach 2016 Allam British Open Squash quarterfinals

5 Egyptians reach 2016 Allam British Open Squash quarterfinals
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Published March 25th, 2016 - 15:26 GMT via SyndiGate.info

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Egyptians squash players Ali Farag and Ramy Ashour have made it to the 2016 Allam British Open Squash Championship quarterfinals, surprising spectators by beating the odds against higher-ranked players.

Farag and Ashour will compete against each other in the next round. Egyptian players Mohamed El-Shorbagy, his brother Marwan El-Shorbagy, and Karim Abdel Gawad, have also reached the quarterfinals.

Mohamed El-Shorbagy defeated English player James Willstrop, with scores of 11-6, 11-6, 8-11, 11-5 and a final score of 3-1. He will play against Colombia’s Miguel Ángel Rodríguez in the quarterfinals.

Rodríguez qualified for the quarterfinals after defeating Egyptian player Mohamed Abouelghar, with scores of 11-3, 11-8, 11-8 and a final score of 3-0.

As for Marwan El-Shorbgy, he made it to the quarterfinals after winning against India’s Saurav Ghosal, while Karim Abdel Gawad qualified for the next round after defeating his compatriot Fares Dessouki.

Marwan El-Shorbagy will compete in the quarterfinals against his countryman Karim Abdel Gawad.

German Simon Rösner defeated English Chris Simpson with 11-8, 10-12, 10-12, 11-7, 11-4, final score 3-2, qualifying for the quarterfinals where he will play against French Grégory Gaultier, who made to this round after winning 11-5, 11-1, 11-9, final score 3-0, against South Africa’s Stephen Coppinger.

© 2015 Daily News Egypt.

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