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By ALAN THATCHER and MATT COLES Just two weeks after their pulsating five-game battle in the final of the U.S. Open, Egypt’s Mostafa Asal and Tarek Momen will face off in the quarter-finals of the Qatar QTerminals Classic. These two are building a sparkling rivalry, with controversy never far away from the proceedings. In Philadelphia, Momen held a two-game advantage but Asal came fighting back to claim his first major title. They...

Tarek Momen clashes with Mostafa Asal yet again in Qatar quarter-finals

By ALAN THATCHER and MATT COLES Just two weeks after their pulsating five-game battle in the final of the U.S. Open, Egypt’s Mostafa Asal and...

Joel Makin stops Patrick Rooney to reach Qatar Classic quarter-finals

Kandra, Hesham and Elias all battle through in five By ALAN THATCHER and MATT COLES World No.9 Joel Makin put in an assured display to see...

Youssef Ibrahim stuns top seed Mohamed ElShorbagy in Qatar repeat

Makin meets Rooney in third round battle of Britain By ALAN THATCHER and MATT COLES Egypt’s World No.17 Youssef Ibrahim got the better of World No.2...

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Tarek Momen clashes with Mostafa Asal yet again in Qatar quarter-finals

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