Day 2. Round 1. Mathieu Castagnet

Sports Host. Andy Taylor. Qatar Classic 2017 Mathieu Castagnet (FRA) def [Q] Alan Clyne (SCO) 9-11 11-9 14-12 11-3 (66-min) The French Musketeer, Mathieu Castagnet has been dealing with a recurring calf injury for over a year. Just last month, in his debut event of the new season, he retired from his Quarterfinal match in […]

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Day 2. Round 1. Tarek Momen

Sports Announcer. Andy Taylor. Qatar Classic 2017 [8] Tarek Momen (EGY) def Mohamed Abouelghar (EGY) 11-4 11-6 7-11 11-7 (43-min) Good friends. Great squash. Tarek Momen and Mohamed Abouelghar are two of the quickest athletes on the PSA World Tour. They both have incredible reaction time and firmly believe they can get to any ball, […]

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Day 2. Round 1. Cameron Pilley

Emcee. Andy Taylor. Qatar Classic 2017 Cameron Pilley (AUS) def [Q] Adrian Waller (ENG) 11-3 13-11 11-9 11-6 (57-min) Cameron “Pistol” Pilley and Adrian Waller played just 2-weeks-ago in the final round of qualifying at the St. George’s Hill Classic. Pistol won it in four after Waller mounted a charge in game-3. Pilley then lost […]

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Day 1. Round 1. Zahed Mohamed

Host. Andy Taylor. Qatar Classic 2017 Zahed Mohamed (EGY) def Gregoire Marche (FRA) 11-6 5-11 11-6 8-11 11-2 (59-min) Why not save the best match for last? The World #21, Gregoire Marche vs. the World #20, Zahed Mohamed. Two guys in their mid-20’s, both with career-high rankings. While the match-up may not have been a […]

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Day 1. Round 1. Gregory Gaultier

Announcer. Andy Taylor. Qatar Classic 2017 [1] Gregory Gaultier (FRA) def Cesar Salazar (MEX) 11-6 11-2 11-9 (37-min) Last season, Gregory Gaultier regained the World #1 ranking while on a tremendous hot-streak. After falling in the Tournament of Champions Final last January, Greg won a remarkable 27 consecutive matches. He captured the Swedish Open title, […]

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Day 1. Round 1. Fares Dessouky

Squash Emcee. Andy Taylor. Qatar Classic 2017 Fares Dessouky (EGY) def [WC] Abdulla Al Tamimi (QAT) 11-6 11-8 11-5 (37-min) On Friday, eight locals fell in the 1st-Round of qualifying here at the Qatar Classic Squash Championship. In fact, the local hopefuls went 0-24, unable to win a single game off the PSA World Tour’s […]

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