GC-Cup in Zurich on the way!

Top seeds at the GC-Cup 2015 are: Greg Gaultier (FRA), Ramy Ashour (EGY), Miguel Angel Rodriguez (COL) and Tarek Momen (EGY).
With a start-studded field, leading by World No3 Greg Gaultier and World No6 and El Gouna winner Ramy Ashour, the 70.000 USD event has started with the 1st qualifying round.

Ramy Ashour to take El Gouna victory!

Ramy Ashour saved 4 matchballs against Mohamed Elshorbagy to take the El Gouna title for the 3rd time  (pic: Steve Cubbins).
In an all-Egyptian epic battle, defending champion Ramy Ashour beat compatriot Mohamed Elshorbagy 11-9, 11-6, 4-11, 10-12, 12-10 to take the El Gouna title again – now for the 3rd time.

English quartet in El Gouna quarters!

"I had really tough hard-fought match yesterday against Nicolas Mueller and today was another really tough match," said Daryl Selby (pic: Steve Cubbins).
Daryl Selby (le) was the star of an English quartet which marched into the quarter-finals of the 2015 El Gouna International. Selby, ranked 15 in the World, showed incredible fighting spirit and desire to get the better of World No.5 Miguel Angel Rodriguez (ri) in 5 thrilling games (11-8, 9-11, 11-13, 11-9, 11-4).

Simpson made 2nd round as Shabana got injured!

"After the second game I thought that was going to be one of my worst ever defeats to him. But I'm not sure what even happened after that," said Chris Simpson (pic: Steve Cubbins).
Egypt's 4-time World Champion Amr Shabana suffered a shock 1st round exit during the 2nd day of action at the 2015 El Gouna International, falling to England's unseeded Chris Simpson. The former World No.1 had cruised to an early 2-game lead against Simpson, ranked 22 in the World, and looked all was prepared for a straightforward victory. But the 34-year-old from Cairo got problems with his back and Simpson levelled the match to finally take the surprising 5-11, 7-11, 11-5, 11-4, 11-5 triumph.

Hesham and Ghosal stun seeds in El Gouna!

Mazen Hesham's win over higher seed Simon Rösner has been the biggest victory of the 21-year-old Egyptian so far (pic: Steve Cubbins).
Egyptian qualifier Mazen Hesham (le) delighted the home crowd at the 2015 El Gouna International, with a stunning 3/1 win over World No.10 Simon Rösner (ri) during the opening day of action at the Red Sea resort. Hesham, the unpredictable World No.30 out-gunned Rösner from the start, executing an array of incredible winners to deny the powerful man from Germany to take a 12-10, 11-7, 11-13, 11-7 victory.

England’s Canary Wharf Champion Matthew far better than English football!

"I've enjoyed this tonight," said Matthew after notching up the 33rd PSA World Tour title of his career. "It's amazing to win this title for the fifth time.
“The biggest Final between England and Germany in London since 1966!”, said Canary Wharf MC Alan Thatcher about the final between England’s Nick Matthew (ri) and Simon Rösner (le) of Germany to make again an English effort to lift the unsuccessful English Football National Team, who won once by mistake, to the level of the actual World Champion.

Matthew and Rösner in Canary Wharf final!

Three times World Champion Nick Matthew (ri) was in full control of cpmpatriot Daryl Selby (le) to reach his 5th Canary Wharf final (pic: Steve Line).
Defending champion Nick Matthew moved into the final of the 2015 Canary Wharf Classic, keeping alive his hopes of winning the title for a record 5th time, with a commanding 3:0 win over compatriot Daryl Selby at London's East Wintergarden.

Germany’s Rösner spoils English London party!

"Obviously I'm very happy to be in the semi-finals here for the very first time and it feels amazing to get my first win over James," said Simon Rösner.
German World No.9 Simon Rösner prevented the semi-finals of the Canary Wharf Classic from being an all-English affair for the 1st time in the tournament's history with a straight forward 3-0 victory over former World No.1 James Willstrop at London's East Wintergarden.
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