An all-Egyptian final brought the
Grays Norwegian Open
to a climax when
Omar Abdel Aziz
upset event favourite
Omar Abdel Meguid
to win the
PSA World Tour Challenger 10
squash event being staged at the
in the Norway capital
Oslo for the
first time in seven years.
It was the third Tour meeting between the Egyptian pair – but the
first for almost three years, since when 26-year-old Meguid, the
World No.30 from Giza, has overtaken his older compatriot in the
But 30-year-old Aziz, now ranked 14 places lower, had a 2/0 career
head-to-head record to maintain – and did so in commanding style,
winning 11-9, 8-11, 11-7, 11-8 in 45 minutes.
The triumph marks Aziz's sixth PSA World Tour title – but his first
since October 2012.
(pictured below, right, with runner-up Meguid) told
the packed crowd that he was very pleased with his performance - and
thanked the audience and the tournament committee for making it a
good finale and a good tournament.