12/10, 11/9, 10/12, 11/9
Karim Ali Fathi
Ryan Cuskelly 11-4, 11-6, 12-10 Mazen Hesham
Matthew Karwalski (Aus)
11/4, 11/3, 11/9  Karim Ali Fathi (Egy)
[Q] Diego Elias (Per)
11/4, 8/11, 11/7, 11/5
 Julian Illingworth (Usa)
11/9, 11/2, 12/10 Mazen Hesham
Andrew Wagih (Egy)
11/6, 12/10, 11/8  Mazen Hesham (Egy)
RESULTS: PSA Challenger 15Hamoco Houston Open,
Houston, Texas, USA
Boy Hesham Has Lift Off In Houston
Egyptian Mazen Hesham Ga Sabry
celebrated his 20th birthday in the best possible style when he upset an
opponent ranked 12 places higher to claim the sixth PSA
title of his career at the Hamoco
in the US state of Texas.
The No.2 seed from Cairo reached the final of the PSA
event at the Life
Time Athletic City Center
without dropping a game.
the top seed from South Africa, was tested in his semi-final where he
was taken to four games by fourth seed
before seeing off the New Zealander 11-7, 5-11, 11-5, 11-9.
After dropping the opening game in the final, 29-year-old Coppinger –
ranked 23 in the world – drew level when he took the second game.
But birthday boy Ga Sabry regained control of the contest, pulling ahead
after the third game then clinching the fourth to earn his shock 11-7,
8-11, 11-5, 11-7 title triumph.
“Mazen produced his best squash of the event in the final by beating
Coppinger in 59 minutes,” said tournament promoter Andre
Maur (pictured below flanked by Sabry, right.