Squash champion Karim Abdel Gawad ranks 4th in PSA October ranking

Squash champion Karim Abdel Gawad ranks 4th in PSA October ranking
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Published October 5th, 2016 - 16:06 GMT via SyndiGate.info

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Karim Abdel Gawad (Photo: itfarrag.com)
Karim Abdel Gawad (Photo: itfarrag.com)

The Professional Squash Association (PSA) released its monthly list for the international ranking of men squash champions, which includes seven Egyptian players in the top 10 this month.

Karim Abdel Gawad jumped two places compared to last month, ranking 4th internationally.

Abdel Gawad’s exceptional performance throughout September was concluded by his victory at the Al-Ahram Squash Open 2016, as he defeated his compatriot Ali Farag with a score of 3-0 (11-4, 11-7, and 11-5) in the final match.

At the China Squash Open, also held in September, Abdel Gawad reached the semifinals after winning against Indian Saurav Ghosal iwth a score of 3-2 (11-9, 11-3, 8-11, 5-11, and 11-9). He lost the following match against French Gregory Gaultier, scoring 0-3 (6-11, 6-11, and 2-5), and thus, exiting the tournament.

On the other hand, Farag jumped from the 10th to sixth place from September to October.

Additionally, Egyptian player Tarek Momen jumped from eleventh to ninth place.

RankingsNameCountryTournamentsPointsAverage
FirstMohamed El-ShorbagyEgypt1322,0852,100
SecondGregory GaultierFrance1114,0351,404
ThirdOmar MosaadEgypt1310,4751,004
FourthKarim Abdel GawadEgypt1310,050893
FifthNick MattewEngalnd97,430743
SixthAli FaragEgypt116,855667
SeventhMarwan El-ShorbagyEgypt157,420613
EighthRamy AshourEgypt96,045605
NinthTarek MomenEgypt136,495593
TenthMathieu CastagnetFrance146,830588

 

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