Thursday, March 30, 2023

PSA World Championship: Shorbagy shakes Willstrop to meet Ashour in all-Egyptian final

Mohamed El Shorbagy beat top seed James Willstrop to reach the final of the PSA World Championship in Doha, Qatar.

Egyptian Shorbagy, 21, overcame the world number one 11-9, 9-11, 14-12, 4-11, 11-8 in 112 minutes of phenomenal squash.

It will be an all-Egyptian final as the in-form Ramy Ashour toppled reigning champion Nick Matthew in another thrilling encounter.

Ashour won 11-9, 11-5, 9-11, 11-8, and the victory will put him back on top of the PSA world rankings in January.

Mohamed El Shorbagy takes it all in after reaching the final. Twitter picture from PSA.

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