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30/01/2022
Motor City Open 2022

Motor City Open 2022

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Motor City Open 2022
Men's Draw
26 - 30 Jan
Detroit, USA, $80k

ROUND TWO
 27 JAN
QUARTERS
  28 JAN
SEMIS
29 JAN
FINAL
30 JAN

[1] Paul Coll (NZL)
11-4, 11-4, 11-5 (30m)
[WC] Cesar Salazar (MEX)

Paul Coll
11-2, 11-6, 11-5 (38m)
Eain Yow Ng
Paul Coll
11-8, 11-9, 6-11, 12-10 (75m)
Diego Elias
Diego Elias
11-5, 11-8, 11-9 (45m)
Fares Dessouky
[8] Eain Yow Ng (MAS)
11-9, 11-5, 11-9 (41m)
Borja Golan (ESP)
[6] Karim Abdel Gawad (EGY)
15-13, 9-11, 11-5, 11-7 (56m)
[9/16] George Parker (ENG)
Karim Abdel Gawad
11-7, 11-4, 11-4 (36m)
Diego Elias
[3] Diego Elias (PER)
11-9, 10-12, 11-6, 11-5 (57m)
Nathan Lake (ENG)
[4] Marwan Elshorbagy (EGY)
14-12, 11-7, 11-3 (35m)
[9/16] Adrian Waller (ENG)
Marwan Elshorbagy
11-2, 11-7, 12-10 (34m)
Fares Dessouky
Fares Dessouky
11-7, 9-11, 11-4, 11-5 (48m)
Tarek Momen
[5] Fares Dessouky (EGY)
11-5, 11-5, 8-11, 11-3 (46m)
[9/16] Omar Mosaad (EGY)
[7] Mazen Hesham (EGY)
8-11, 11-9, 11-8, 11-6 (43m)
[9/16] Nicolas Müller (SUI)
Mazen Hesham
3-11, 11-8, 11-9, 11-3
Tarek Momen
Sébastien Bonmalais (FRA)
11-7, 11-6, 11-4 (34m)
[2] Tarek Momen (EGY)

ROUND ONE

[1] Paul Coll (NZL) bye
[WC] Cesar Salazar (MEX) bt [9/16] Lucas Serme (FRA) 11-9, 11-5, 11-9 (39m)
Borja Golan (ESP) bt [9/16] Todd Harrity (USA) 11-6, 11-7, 11-6 (38m)
[8] Eain Yow Ng (MAS) bye
[6] Karim Abdel Gawad (EGY) bye
[9/16] George Parker (ENG) bt Arturo Salazar (MEX) 11-7, 11-5, 11-2 (27m)
Nathan Lake (ENG) bt [9/16] Shahjahan Khan (USA) 11-2, 11-6, 11-6 (35m)
[3] Diego Elias (PER) bye
[4] Marwan Elshorbagy (EGY) bye
[9/16] Adrian Waller (ENG) bt Dimitri Steinmann (SUI) 11-5, 11-3, 8-11, 8-11, 11-3 (68m)
[9/16] Omar Mosaad (EGY) bt Ivan Yuen (MAS) 9-11, 10-12, 11-5, 11-6, 11-5 (64m)
[5] Fares Dessouky (EGY) bye
[7] Mazen Hesham (EGY) bye
[9/16] Nicolas Müller (SUI) bt Greg Lobban (SCO) 11-5, 11-8, 11-4 (37m)
Sébastien Bonmalais (FRA) bt [9/16] Patrick Rooney (ENG) 11-9, 17-15, 11-5 (49m)
[2] Tarek Momen (EGY) bye

REPORTS

Elias Claims 2022 Motor City Open Title



Pe
ru’s World No.6 Diego Elias claimed the 10th PSA title of his career after defeating Egypt’s Fares Dessouky in the Motor City Open final in Detroit, USA.

The 25-year-old had been in spellbinding form all week at the PSA World Tour Silver event, axing the likes of future World No.1 Paul Coll in the semi-finals, before prevailing 11-5, 11-8, 11-9 over World No.9 Dessouky, who was playing in his first PSA event since September last year after suffering from injury.

Elias adds to his 2020 title at the event and becomes the first player in the tournament’s history to become a back-to-back winner and the win also means he ties with coach Jonathon Power and former World No.1 Mohamed ElShorbagy for the most titles at the tournament.

Elias took a strong lead as he pounced on Dessouky’s mistakes to lay the foundations for an impressive 3-0 victory in 45 minutes.

“I’m always feeling great in this tournament,” Elias said. “I like the courts, I like the people here. They make us feel like home. I’m very happy with my performance this week.

“He’s an attacking player, so I just needed to be patient and keep my lines and try to be smart. He gave me a few errors every game, so that helped. I knew he could maybe take one (or) two games, but if I keep being patient and hitting the lines, I thought that was a game plan to win.”

“I was injured since April. Three doctors told me to stop playing squash, but I didn’t stop, I kept going,” Dessouky said. “I believed in myself so much. I believed in my family, I believed in my coaches, I believe in the process in my doctors, and I’m very happy to be back and competing again.

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