El Shorbagy to shelter Qatar traditional title

 26 Sep 2018 – 0:20

Nasser Ghanem Al Khelaifi, President of Qatar Tennis, Squash and Badminton Federation QTSBF, handing over the Qatar traditional trophy to Mohamed El Shorbagy in this remaining November’s file photo.

DOHA: Rising superstar Abdullah Al Tamimi could be the leading domestic player together with Egyptian squash icon Mohamed El Shorbagy at subsequent month’s Qatar traditional, organisers of the event demonstrated the day past.

The massively usual PSA World collection event could be performed from October 27 to November 2 on the Khalifa overseas Tennis and Squash complex.

Al Tamimi, who broke into the realm’s exact 30 rankings after his brilliant victory at the $35.”000 Malaysian begin in July, might be joined via compatriots Syed Azlan Amjad 146 and Abdulrahman Al Malki 242 at the six-day event.

Amjad and Al Malki are wild card entries for the match, organisers referred to.

Three-time winner El Shorbagy of Egypt could be leading a celeb cast of the area’s right gamers who have proven their participation in the Qatar basic 2018, the sixteenth version of the match.

around 50 gamers, together with the area’s suitable 30, will battle for elements on the PSA World series Standings on the $177.”750 match considered to be probably the most richest in the collection.

match Director Tareq Zainal yesterday stated: “as soon as once more, we’re proud to host the area’s desirable gamers in Doha. It has always been our way of life to organise a event whose memories will linger on for a very long time in the minds of all contributors.”

“This 12 months’s edition is not any exception. Squash is turning out to be in leaps and bounds in Qatar and we are pleased with what we’ve been able to achieve through the years. All fingers are on deck to be sure the most fulfilling event ever,” he pointed out.

Defending champion El Shorbagy won the match for the third time ultimate 12 months after a three-1 lift over Egypt’s Tarek Momen, a shock finalist.

El Shorbagy, 27, received the Qatar classic in 2013, 2015 and 2017 and also appeared in the final of the 2012 and 2014 PSA World Championships, in Doha.

The Egyptian will seem to be to hold his stunning run moving into Qatar but is expected face resistance from the likes of World No.2 Ali Farag, 2011 winner Gregory Gaultier and the in form Simon Rosner and Miguel Angel Rodriguez as he appears to seize the lion’s share of the prize purse.

traditionally, England’s Peter Nicol secured the match’s first title in 2001 after defeating Australia’s David Palmer in the ultimate. He repeated the equal feat here yr towards the same opponent. Former World No.1s Lee Beachill and James Willstrop stored the title in English arms both aspect of a brief ruin in 2004 while the area Championship turned into held in Qatar earlier than Egyptian trio Ramy Ashour, Amr Shabana and Karim Darwish took up the mantle of the Qatar basic champion over the next three tournaments.

Tickets for the six-day experience  will soon be on sale in chosen shops and locations throughout Qatar, organisers said in a press release the day before today.

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