MATCH REPORTS

2020 Match Reports

Final Master Class from Marwan

Final Master Class from Marwan

Marwan ElShorbagy turns in a sparkling performance to beat the defending champion in straight games ... ...
Hania completes the comeback to take the title !

Hania completes the comeback to take the title !

Hania El Hammamy completes a comeback from two nil down to become the youngest ever World Tour Finals Champion ... ...
SF: Marwan comes of age…

SF: Marwan comes of age…

Marwan ElShorbagy\'s transformation continues as he edges past top seed Ali Farag to reach the final ... ...
SF: Mammoth encounter between two Talents

SF: Mammoth encounter between two Talents

Hania El Hammamy comes through a titanic tussle with Joelle King to reach the final ... ...
SF: Karim contains Attacking Joel…

SF: Karim contains Attacking Joel…

Defending Champion Karim Abdel Gawad comes through two close games against Joel Makin ... ...
SF: ‘Sometimes, it’s OK to be outplayed, you weather the storm’

SF: ‘Sometimes, it’s OK to be outplayed, you weather the storm’

Nour El Tayeb comes from a game down to beat top seed Nour El Sherbini and reach the final ... ...
R3: Joel in the zone against Paul

R3: Joel in the zone against Paul

Joel Makin dominates Paul Coll to claim the last semi-final place ... ...
R3: “Thanks Amanda” says Nour as Sobhy denies Serme

R3: “Thanks Amanda” says Nour as Sobhy denies Serme

Amanda Sobhy - already out - beats Camille Serme to hand a semi-final place to Nour El Tayeb ... ...
R3: Tarek “sauve l’honneur” against Marwan

R3: Tarek “sauve l’honneur” against Marwan

A quick \"dead rubber\" as already-out Tarek beats already-qualified Marwan ... ...
R3: Hania in, Nour waiting…

R3: Hania in, Nour waiting…

Hania El Hammamy takes the first game to qualify for the semis, Nour El Tayeb takes the next two to ...
R3: Karim needs to lose to win….

R3: Karim needs to lose to win….

Defending Champion Karim Abdel Gawad beats Simon Rosner in two close games to reach the semis ... ...
R3: A game of two halves between Joelle and Nouran…

R3: A game of two halves between Joelle and Nouran…

First half, Nouran, calm, relaxed, playing her powerful and accurate game, but Joelle fought back to reach the semis ... ...
R3: Marwan makes the semis

R3: Marwan makes the semis

Marwan ElShorbagy beats Joel Makin to clinch a semi-final spot ... ...
R3: Nour takes revenge for last year…

R3: Nour takes revenge for last year…

Nour El Sherbini makes it three out of three as she beats Sarah-Jane Perry to avenge last year\'s defeat ... ...
R3: Ali weathers the Diego Storm…

R3: Ali weathers the Diego Storm…

Ali Farag comes from a game down to deny Diego Elias ... ...
R2: Hania confirms against Amanda

R2: Hania confirms against Amanda

Hania El Hammamy make it two wins out of two as she beats Amanda Sobhy in a close two games ...
R2: Paul much more relaxed, Tarek, not that much…

R2: Paul much more relaxed, Tarek, not that much…

Paul Coll keeps his hopes of progress alive with a two game win over Tarek Momen ... ...
R2: Camille expeditive, Nour not there…

R2: Camille expeditive, Nour not there…

The French Panthère will be delighted with that victory as she hadn\'t beaten CatWoman Nour El Tayeb since 2017! ...
R2: Simon keeps his head a bit better at the end…

R2: Simon keeps his head a bit better at the end…

Another game that was more of a mental one than a physical one... ...
R2: Joelle – didn’t want to win, I just wanted to play well…

R2: Joelle – didn’t want to win, I just wanted to play well…

\"That\'s the beauty of this format, you can forget about a loss and get a do-over ...\" ...
R2: Gawad keeps his hopes alive

R2: Gawad keeps his hopes alive

Strange match. One thing is sure. If some players like to run the race in front, Karim doesn\'t ... ...
R2: Nour El Sherbini Imperial

R2: Nour El Sherbini Imperial

Nour Sherbini on fire, stringing nicks and volley nicks from all over the court as she beats World #1 Nouran ...
R1: Paul never showed up, Marwan clinical

R1: Paul never showed up, Marwan clinical

A bit of a strange match, with Paul not attacking at all but the \"New Marwan\" was on fire ... ...
R1: Hania Camille, for the nth time ….

R1: Hania Camille, for the nth time ….

What a match, again... I cannot believe the quality of the squash those two keep producing ... ...
R1: Makin upsets Momen to end Day One

R1: Makin upsets Momen to end Day One

A big upset to finish Day One as Makin recovers to beat Momen ... ...
R1: Diego beats defending champ Karim

R1: Diego beats defending champ Karim

It was a good start for the defending champion, who took a close first game, but thereafter it was Diego ...
R1: Nour El Tayeb on fire against Amanda

R1: Nour El Tayeb on fire against Amanda

If people thought that Nour\'s victory in Manchester was a bit of \"end of lockdown\" luck ... think again ...
R1: Second WTF win in a row against SJ for Nouran

R1: Second WTF win in a row against SJ for Nouran

Obviously, The Mall of Arabia conditions suit Nouran against SJ as she won last year at the same stage of ...
R1: It’s Ali again against Simon 2-0…

R1: It’s Ali again against Simon 2-0…

Simon, far too many errors as top seed Ali takes the win ... ...
R1: Nour expeditive against Joelle

R1: Nour expeditive against Joelle

If the lockdown period meant a few of us put a nice cushion of softness around our bones, boy, that ...

2019 Match Reports

Final Master Class from Marwan

Final Master Class from Marwan

Marwan ElShorbagy turns in a sparkling performance to beat the defending champion in straight games ... ...
Hania completes the comeback to take the title !

Hania completes the comeback to take the title !

Hania El Hammamy completes a comeback from two nil down to become the youngest ever World Tour Finals Champion ... ...
Karim Abdel Gawad wins a 5 setter. Who knew.

Karim Abdel Gawad wins a 5 setter. Who knew.

Fram reports on the final match of the 2018/19 season, yet another five game thriller for Karim Abdel Gawad ... ...
Raneem reduces her mum to tears …

Raneem reduces her mum to tears …

Fram reports on the superb 5 setter between the Enigma and La Panthère ... ...
What They Said

What They Said

What the Players, Promoter and Sponsor said after the finals ... ...
When the Godfather of Egyptian Squash played Raneem….

When the Godfather of Egyptian Squash played Raneem….

CIB Hussein Abaza, aka the Godfather of Egyptian Squash, came with colleague Farhan Farooqi to play with Raneem El Welily and Joelle King... ...
Semi-Finals Reports

Semi-Finals Reports

Semi-Final match reports as Gawad, ElShorbagy, Welily and Serme win through to the finals ... ...
Day FOUR Reports

Day FOUR Reports

Match reports from the final day of Pool matches as the semi-finalists are confirmed ... ...
Day Three Reports

Day Three Reports

Match reports from Day Three as the playoffs approach ... ...

Individual 2019 Match Reports on the Blog