Day 3. Round of 16. Marwan ElShorbagy

Squash Host. Andy Taylor. Qatar Classic 2017 [6] Marwan Elshorbagy (EGY) def Omar Mosaad (EGY) 11-6 11-8 7-11 11-4 (45-min) These two Egyptian greats have faced each other eight times over the past six years. Omar easily won their first clash in Turkey, but the 18-year-old ElShorbagy learned a lot in that first meeting. Marwan […]

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Day 3. Round of 16. Simon Rösner

Announcer. Andy Taylor. Qatar Classic 2017 Simon Rösner (GER) def [2] Karim Abdel Gawad (EGY) 11-7 11-8 3-11 11-9 (57-min) The German Tree Chopper fells Defending Champion Simon Rösner is the most successful German in the history of the sport. He’s been ranked as high as World #6, owns 8 PSA Tour titles, has reached […]

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Day 3. Round of 16. Nick Matthew

Squash Announcer. Andy Taylor. Qatar Classic 2017 [4] Nick Matthew (ENG) def Mathieu Castagnet (FRA) 13-11 11-9 11-3 (47-min) At 37-years-old, this is Nick Matthew’s final season on tour. A two-time Finalist in Doha, he captured the Qatar Classic title in 2009 with a 3-game win over Karim Darwish. In 2013, he fell in five […]

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Day 3. Round of 16. Tarek Momen

Sports Emcee. Andy Taylor. Qatar Classic 2017 [8] Tarek Momen (EGY) def Cameron Pilley (AUS) 8-11 11-6 11-5 10-12 11-7 (82-min) 29-year-old Tarek “The Viper” Momen and Cameron “Pistol” Pilley, who just turned 35, are very familiar with each other’s game. They’ve been battling it out for nearly 10-years now. Cameron won their first clash […]

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Day 3. Round of 16. Gregory Gaultier

Sports Host. Andy Taylor. Qatar Classic 2017 [1] Gregory Gaultier (FRA) def Zahed Mohamed (EGY) 11-5 11-6 11-8 (47-min) Gregory Gaultier is now 34-years-old. He has won virtually every imaginable trophy the game offers…but hasn’t played competitive Tour-level squash since the World Series Finals in June. Zahed Mohamed is 25, on the rise, and comes […]

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Day 3. Round of 16. Diego Elias

Sports Announcer. Andy Taylor. Qatar Classic 2017 Diego Elias (PER) def [Q] Saurav Ghosal (IND) 11-8 11-6 11-9 (38-min) Last season’s PSA Young Player of the Year versus the highest-ranked Indian player of all time. 20-year-old Diego Elias and 31-year-old Saurav Ghosal have played twice before. The Peruvian Puma has yet to earn a win […]

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