Eain Yow Ng -42- (MAS) def Abdulla Al Tamimi -24- (QAT)
Final: 11-3, 8-11, 11-9, 11-5 (40m)
This was the first meeting between these two players
Here’s a look at each player’s introduction for the 2018 Qatar Classic Squash Championship…
Eain Yow Ng -42- (MAS)
Remarkably, last month this 20-year-old went undefeated at the Asian Games Team Championship, winning 7 consecutive matches, and lifting his country to the Gold Medal with a 3-game victory over Hong Kong’s Leo Au. He owns 3 PSA titles, is a 7-time Finalist on Tour, and comes into Doha with a career-high ranking of #42 in the World. Competing in his 2nd Qatar Classic Squash Championship, last year – at just 19-years-old – this was his first-ever Platinum-level event on the PSA World Tour. From Malaysia, please welcome Asian Games Team Championship Gold Medalist, Ng Eain Yow.
Abdulla Al Tamimi -24- (QAT)
He is the most successful Qatari player in squash history, and comes into this year’s Qatar Classic with a career-high ranking of #24 in the World. This July, he started the new season by capturing the biggest title of his career, defeating both Leo Au and Yip Tsz Fung to win the Malaysia Open. He went undefeated at the Asian Games Team Championship, then reached the Quarterfinals of the China Open in Shanghai. Last December, he delivered a breakthrough performance at the PSA World Championship, reaching the 3rd round of sport’s most prestigious event, upsetting World #9 Simon Rösner in the opening round. Competing in his 7th Qatar Classic Squash Championship – From Aspire Academy right here in Doha, please welcome World #24 Abdulla Al Tamimi.