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23/05/2015
Sharm El Sheikh International 2015

Sharm El Sheikh 2015
Women's Draw
Youth & Sports City Hall,
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
, $25,000

click here for Men's Results

Round One
20 May
Quarters
21 May
Semis
22 May
Final
23 May
[1] Rachael Grinham (Aus)
11/6, 11/8, 11/8 (25m)
Deon Saffery (Wal)
Deon Saffery
11-9, 11-6, 5-11, 13-11 (36m)
Yathreb Adel
Yathreb Adel
11-6, 7-11, 11-9,
7-11, 11-8 (69m)
Tesni Evans
Tesni Evans
12-10, 6-11, 7-11, 11-7, 11-5 (67m)
Heba El Torky
[8] Yathreb Adel (Egy)
 9/11, 11/6, 11/7, 11/9 (48m)
[Q]  Farah Abdel Meguid (Egy)
[7] Tesni Evans (Wal)
11/8, 12/10, 11/7 (41m)
[4] Mayar Hany (Egy)
Tesni Evans
7-11, 14-12, 11-8, 11-13, 11-7 (85m)
Salma Hany
[4] Salma Hany Ibrahim (Egy)
 11/6, 11/8, 6/11, 11/7 (36m)
Milou van der Heijden (Ned)
[Q] Coline Aumard (Fra)
6/11, 11/7, 8/11, 11/9, 11/5 (51m)
[3] Natalie Grinham (Ned)
Coline Aumard
11-8, 11-8, 5-11, 11-4 (47m)
Line Hansen
Line Hansen
11-8, 11-8, 11-4 (34m)
Heba El Torky
[Q] Nouran El Torky (Egy)
11/2, 11/7, 11/4 (21m)
 [6] Line Hansen (Den
Siyoli Waters (Rsa)
1/11, 11/7, 11/3, 11/8 (33m)
[5] Heba El Torky (Egy)
Heba El Torky
8-11, 12-10, 11-7, 12-10 (54m)
Nicolette Fernandes
[wc] Hania El Hammamy (Egy)
6/11, 14/12, 11/9, 11/13, 11/5 (82m)
[2] Nicolette Fernandes (Guy)

RESULTS: Women's Sharm El Sheikh International Squash Championship
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
click here for Men's Results

19-05, Qualifying Finals:
[1] Coline Aumard (Fra) 3-0 Menna Hamed (Egy)                     11/7, 11/4, 11/3 (30m)
[3] Farah Abdel Meguid (Egy) 3-1 Hana Moataz (Egy)     11/9, 5/11, 11/7, 14/12 (41m)
[4] Mayar Hany (Egy) 3-0 Nada Abbas (Egy)                            11/3, 11/9, 11/9 (29m)
[2] Nouran El Torky (Egy) [5] Zeina Farid Mickawy (Egy) 11/8,10/12,11/3,12/10 (39m)

18-05, Qualifying Round:
Menna Hamed (Egy) 3-0  Enora Villard (Fra)                          11/5, 11/5, 11/5 (30m)
Hana Moataz (Egy) 3-0 Nihal Alaa Bayoumi (Egy)                   11/5, 11/7, 11/8 (22m)
Nada Abbas (Egy) 3-0 Nourhan Abdelnaby (Egy)                    11/8, 11/9, 11/8 (26m)
Zeina Farid Mickawy (Egy) 3-1 Hana Essam Khedr (Egy) 11/8, 11/6, 7/11, 11/6 (29m
 

Tesni Survives Heba Test For First Tour Title

Welsh number one Tesni Evans celebrated a long-awaited breakthrough in the Women's Sharm El Sheikh International Squash Championship in Egypt where she upset Heba El Torky in the final of the WSA International 25 event at the Youth & Sports City Hall in Sharm El Sheikh to win the first Tour title of her career.

It was the No.7 seed's second triumph over a higher-ranked opponent - and her third five-game win in a row.

Evans, ranked 31 in the world, fought back from 2/1 down - and overcame a deficit in the decider to beat home favourite El Torky, ranked five places higher, 12-10, 6-11, 7-11, 11-7, 11-5 in 67 minutes.

"I'm very happy to win this," Evans (pictured above, right, in the final) said afterwards. "I was 2/1 down, and at that point, I was really down.

"I couldn't see a way through, I couldn't see the end," explained the 22-year-old from Rhyl.

"So I told myself, this is it. Push. And when I got the fourth, I thought, OK, just one more game."
 

Tesni & Heba To Contest Sharm Showdown

Welsh number one Tesni Evans denied the hosts of the Women's Sharm El Sheikh International Squash Championship an all-Egyptian final when she defeated Cairo-based Yathreb Adel in the semi-finals of the WSA International 25 event at the Youth & Sports City Hall in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.

Evans, the No.7 seed, twice stemmed comebacks by Adel to beat the world No.35 11-6, 7-11, 11-9, 7-11, 11-8 in 69 minutes to set up a final meeting with Egypt's No.5 seed Heba El Torky.

Tesni's triumph takes the world No.31 into her fourth - and biggest - WSA World Tour final.

"Sooo happy to have won today in another 5 setter!!!" the 22-year-old from Rhyl told her Twitter followers. "Tomorrow final vs Heba El Torky! One last match!! #comeon #loveafivesetter #sharmelsheik)"

It took El Torky less than half the time to earn her place in the final, beating Denmark's sixth seed Line Hansen 11-8, 11-8, 11-4 in the other semi.

Home heroine El Torky, the world No.26 from Alexandria (pictured above, left, with Hansen), is now celebrating her 12th Tour final and looking for her ninth title.
 

Top Seeds Quashed In Sharm Quarters

A semi-final line-up devoid of any of the top four seeds will see the Women's Sharm El Sheikh International Squash Championship play out its penultimate day of action after further upsets in the WSA International 25 event at the Youth & Sports City Hall in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.

Fifth seed Heba El Torky now becomes the top contender for the title after pulling off the biggest quarter-final upset. The 24-year-old world No.26 from Alexandria battled back from a game down to beat second seed Nicolette Fernandes, the world No.20 from Guyana, 8-11, 12-10, 11-7, 12-10.

El Torky now faces Line Hansen, the No.6 seed from Denmark who ended Coline Aumard's run, beating the French qualifier 11-8, 11-8, 5-11, 11-4.

Fast-rising Welsh star Tesni Evans claimed one of the biggest scalps in her career to earn a surprise semi-final slot. The world No.31 from Rhyl survived a five-game marathon against Salma Hany Ibrahim, beating the fourth-seeded Egyptian - ranked 12 places higher - 7-11, 14-12, 11-8, 11-13, 11-7 in 85 minutes.

Evans will now take on another Egyptian for a place in the final. Cairo-born Yathreb Adel ousted event giant-killer Deon Saffery - the unseeded Welsh player who upset top seed Rachael Grinham in the opening round - 11-9, 11-6, 5-11, 13-11.
 

Grinhams Go In Sharm Shake-Up

It was a disappointing day for the Grinham sisters on the opening day of main draw action in the Women's Sharm El Sheikh International Squash Championship, the WSA International 25 event at the Youth & Sports City Hall in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.

Former world number one Rachael Grinham, the top seed from Australia, crashed out 11-6, 11-8, 11-8 in 25 minutes to unseeded Welsh opponent Deon Saffery. It was the 27-year-old Welsh international's first Tour win over Grinham, the ex-world champion who boasts 34 Tour titles.

Younger sister Natalie Grinham, who now represents the Netherlands, twice led Coline Aumard - but the French qualifier battled back in the decider to upset the third seed 6-11, 11-7, 8-11, 11-9, 11-5 in a 51-minute battle.

While Aumard progresses to face top-ranked Dane Line Hansen, Saffery moves on to play Yathreb Adel, one of three Egyptians fighting for places in the semi-finals.

Eighth seed Adel beat compatriot Farah Abdel Meguid, a qualifier, 9-11, 11-6, 11-7, 11-9.
 

Sharm El Sheikh Int.
Men's Draw

Youth & Sports City Hall, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
, $25,000

Round One
19 May 
Round Two
20 May
Quarters
21 May
Semis
22 May
Final
23 May
[1] Karim Abdel Gawad (Egy)
11/4 10/12, 11/2, 11/8 (34m)
Matias Tuomi (Fin)
Karim Abdel Gawad
9/11, 11/8, 11/9, 11/3 (48m)
Amr Arafa
 Karim Abdel Gawad
 6/11, 11/5, 6/11, 11/1, 11/5 (57m)
Mohamed Abouelghar
Karim Abdel Gawad
11-8, 11-8, 11-4
Omar Abdel Meguid
Karim Abdel Gawad
11-6, 8-11, 11-9, 6-11, 12-10 (80m)
Ali Farag
Bernat Jaume (Esp)
11/9, 11/4, 11/5 (24m)
[Q] Amr Arafa (Egy)
Youssef Soliman (Egy)
11/4, 11/2, 12/10 (30m)
[Q] Omar Marei (Egy)
Youssef Soliman
11/3, 11/7, 11/7 (27m)
Mohamed Abouelghar
[5] Mohamed Abouelghar (Egy)
11/5, 11/3, 11/4 (21m)
Ahmed Effat Ashoush (Egy)
[8] Andrew Wagih (Egy)
11/8, 7/11, 12/10, 11/6 (60m)
Robert Downer (Eng)
Andrew Wagih
 11/6, 11/9, 11/4 (19m)
Adil Maqbool
Andrew Wagih
11/7, 11/7, 11/13, 11/6 (45m)
Omar Abdel Meguid
Adil Maqbool (Pak)
9/11, 11/7, 7/11, 11/4, 12/10 (49m)
[Q] Ahmed Hussein (Egy)
Claudio Pinto (Por)
11/6, 11/8, 11/6 (27m)
[Q] Youssef Ebrahim (Egy)
Youssef Ebrahim
11/4, 11/7, 11/6 (23m)
Omar Abdel Meguid
[3] Omar Abdel Meguid (Egy)
11/4, 11/4, 11/9 (25m)
[Q] Hesham Mohamed (Egy)
Hossam Nasser (Egy)
11/2, 11/7, 11/2 (21m)
[4] Mazen Hesham (Egy)
Mazen Hesham
 11/6, 5/0 rtd
Ahmad Alsaraj
Mazen Hesham
11/3, 11/7, 3/11, 11/8 (45m)
Zahed Mohamed
Mazen Hesham
12-10, 5-11, 11-4, 11-6 (55m)
Ali Farag
[Q] Basem Makram (Egy)
11/6, 3/11, 6/11, 11/4, 11/8 58m
Ahmad Alsaraj (Jor)
[Q] Mazen Gamal (Egy)
11/7, 11/6, 11/6 (28m)
Jaymie Haycocks (Eng)
Mazen Gamal
14/16, 11/1, 11/9, 11/9 (65m)
Zahed Mohamed
[wc] Saadelin Abouaish (Egy)
11/8, 6/11, 11/5, 12/10 (51m)
[7] Zahed Mohamed (Egy)
Ali Farag (Egy)
11/8, 11/4, 11/3 (40m)
[6] Laurens Jan Anjema (Ned)
Ali Farag
11/7, 11/9, 10/12, 11/5 (35m)
Ammar Altamimi
Ali Faraq
9/11, 10/12, 11/6, 11/7, 12/10 (70m)
Fares Dessouki
[Q] Karim Amer (Egy)
13/11, 11/7, 11/5 (35m)
Ammar Altamimi (Kuw)
Tom De Mulder (Bel)
11/9, 11/4, 11/9 (29m)
Shehab Essam (Egy)
Shehab Essam
11/7, 11/8, 11/3 (45m)

Fares Dessouki
Edmon Lopez Moller (Esp)
11/8, 11/13, 11/5, 11/2 (35m)
[2] Fares Dessouki (Egy)

PSA Tour (International 25), 17-23 May 2015

Qualifying finals:
Ahmed Hussein (EGY) bt Ziad Sakr (EGY) 11-6, 11-6, 11-5 (27m)
Mazen Gamal (EGY) bt Zeyad Roshdy (EGY) 11-9, 12-10, 11-5 (34m)
Youssef Ebrahim (EGY) bt Khaled Mostafa (EGY) 10-12, 11-9, 11-6, 11-8 (34m)
Karim Amer (EGY) bt Xavi Blasco (ESP) 11-7, 13-11, 11-8 (40m)
Omar Marei (EGY) bt Mohammad Alsarraj (JOR) 4-11, 11-8, 11-6, 3-11, 11-9 (66m)
Amr Arafa (EGY) bt Mohamed El Tabaa (EGY) 11-9, 11-4, 11-7 (24m)
Basem Makram (EGY) bt Omar Bahgat (EGY) 11-0, 10-12, 11-8, 11-2 (43m)
Hesham Mohamed Aly (EGY) bt Mostafa Khaled (EGY) 11-3, 11-6, 11-4 (28m)

1st qualifying round:
Ahmed Hussein (EGY) bye
Ziad Sakr (EGY) bt Ahmed Mohamed (EGY) 11-7, 11-8, 11-6 (44m)
Zeyad Roshdy (EGY) bt Omar Elkattan (EGY) 11-7, 7-11, 9-11, 11-7, 11-6 (65m)
Mazen Gamal (EGY) bye
Khaled Mostafa (EGY) bye
Youssef Ebrahim (EGY) bt Abdelrahman Zaher (EGY) w/o
Karim Amer (EGY) bt Mohamed El Shamy (EGY) w/o
Xavi Blasco (ESP) bye
Mohammad Alsarraj (JOR) bye
Omar Marei (EGY) bt Mohamed Nabil (EGY) 8-11, 11-9, 11-4, 11-9 (59m)
Amr Arafa (EGY) bt Mohamed Abdelkalek (EGY) 11-6, 11-7, 11-2 (34m)
Mohamed El Tabaa (EGY) bye
Basem Makram (EGY) bye
Omar Bahgat (EGY) bt Hussein Fathalla (EGY) w/o
Mostafa Khaled (EGY) bt Khaled Zahran (EGY) 11-3, 11-9, 12-14, 6-4 ret.
Hesham Mohamed Aly (EGY) bye

 


 

 

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