Omar Abdel Meguid 13-11, 8-11,
Omar Abdel Meguid 8-11, 11-8, 11-9,
2-11, 11-6 (95m) Mohd Ali Anwar
Ivan Yuen (Mas)
11-5, 11-4, 11-9
[Q] Adam Murrills (Eng)
Ahmad Al-Saraj (Jor)
11-3, 11-6, 11-4 Mahesh Mangaonkar (Ind)
Mahesh Mangaonkar 14-16, 6-11, 16-14,
12-10, 11-8 (115m) Mohd Ali Anwar
[Q] Ahmed Atef (Egy)
11-3, 13-11, 11-4 
Mohd Ali Anwar Reda (Egy)
RESULTS: PSA CCI Challenger 15, Mumbai, India
Ga Sabry Wins Mumbai Title
teenager Mazen Hesham Ga Sabry today picked up his second PSA World
Tour title in little more than a month - both against expectations - when he
upset second-seeded compatriot Mohd Ali Anwar Reda in the final of the
CCI PSA Squash Challenger 15, the inaugural PSA Challenger 15 event
at the Cricket Club of India in Mumbai.
Just 24 hours
after toppling the top seed Alan Clyne, the world No31 from Scotland,
19-year-old Ga Sabry repeated his giant-killing exploits against the No2 seed
Reda, despatching the world No47 11-6, 11-9, 11-9.
"It was an
astonishing performance by the young Egyptian squash star," said tournament
organiser Mahesh Mangaonkar. "What lovely nicks, lobs, deception. This
guy is just unbelievable!"
marks the 19-year-old world No62 from Cairo's fourth career PSA Tour title, and
his second since March when, unseeded, Ga Sabry took the West of Ireland Open
crown in Galway.
Off Mangaonkar In Mumbai
claimed his anticipated place in the semi-finals of the CCI PSA Squash
Challenger 15 in Mumbai - but the No2 seed from Egypt had to fight
back from two games down and then survive two tie-break games before overcoming
local hope Mahesh Mangaonkar in the quarter-finals of the inaugural
PSA World Tour Challenger 15 event at the Cricket Club of India.
It was an
impressive performance by the 19-year-old from Mumbai who is ranked outside the
world top 100. But after 115 minutes, it was Reda - the world No43 - who
prevailed 14-16, 6-11, 16-14, 12-10, 11-8 to earn a place in the last four.
24-year-old from Cairo will now face fellow countryman Omar Abdel Meguid,
the No3 seed from Giza who beat Malaysian Ivan Yuen 13-11, 8-11, 11-8,
Alan Clyne came through an all-Scottish clash with Greg Lobban 15-13,
11-5, 11-6 to set up a semi meeting with fourth seed Mazen Hesham Ga Sabry.
19-year-old from Cairo defeated Malaysian Elvinn Keo 11-5, 11-6, 12-10
and will have his eye on an all-Egyptian final.
Into Mumbai Quarters
in the inaugural CCI PSA Squash Challenger 15 in the country's biggest
city Mumbai rest solely on the shoulders of Mahesh Mangaonkar
after the 19-year-old despatched Jordanian Ahmad Al-Saraj in the opening
round of the PSA World Tour Challenger 15 event at the Cricket Club of
"I'm happy to
win 3-0," said the Mumbai-based teenager, ranked outside the world's top 100,
after his 11-3, 11-6, 11-4 victory. "I was very focused today and played with
the right game plan. Big for me tomorrow as I will play my first top 30 player
Mohamed Ali Reda. I'm very excited to play him in front of my home crowd.
Hopefully I will play well and win."
Mohd Ali Anwar Reda, the world No47 from Cairo, defeated Egyptian qualifier
Ahmed Atef 11-3, 13-11, 11-4.
Indian Harinder Pal Sandhu took the opening game against Omar Abdel
Meguid - but the third-seeded Egyptian soon imposed himself on the match to
secure his anticipated win by a 3-11, 11-2, 11-9, 12-10 margin.
"It was a good
first match for me," said the 25-year-old from Giza. "Harry played really well
in the first game and the crowd were cheering him off so that got me pumped and
I started playing well in the next games. Hopefully I'll be playing better
Ravi Dixit took Elvinn Keo the full distance, but the higher-ranked
Malaysian ultimately won 11-5, 11-13, 11-2, 8-11, 11-7.
"Ravi showed a
superb performance," said an event spokesman. "But he could have done better as
he was leading 4-1 in the fifth. Unfortunately, Ravi made many unforced errors
which gave Elvin an 8-7 lead and from there on Elvin managed to close it 11-8."