The first game Karim Darwish (pic) came back from 7-10 down to take a tense 1st game 16-14.In the 2nd Darwish was leading 4-3, as Ramy Ashour slipped on the way forward for a ball and ended on the floor. After a 3 minutes injury break, which was extended for proper court cleaning Ashour was back. But he was not back in the game, while he was suffering and there was no movement at all. Some points later Ashour conceded the match and darwish won the first El Gouna title.
“Quick Nick” downed Ashour to take Australian title!
England’s Nick Matthew (pic le) showed just why he is ranked world no.1 when he downed Egypt’s Ramy Ashour (pic ri) in straight games after 58 dramatic minutes of the Australian Open in Canberra. The end of 1st game was the crucial point of the mat…
Ramy Ashour takes the first ROWE British Grand Prix title!
Egypt’s world No1 Ramy Ashour (pic front) beat England’s James Willstrop 11-7, 3-11, 11-3, 11-5 in the final of the ROWE British Grand Prix 2010 to win the biggest title in Europe this year. Ashour was in full command of the game even if Willstrop mana…
All-Egyptian final at the El Gouna International!
The inaugural El Gouna International Open will climax in an all-Egyptian final after favourite Ramy Ashour and 3rd seed Karim Darwish prevailed in the semi-finals of the $142,500 event. Ashour, the world No1, was taken the full distance by Frenchman Gr…
Darwish and Ashour meet in an all-Egyptian semi-final!
Karim Darwish (pic le) secures his spot in the Hong Kong semi-finals by beating Frenchman Thierry Lincou (pic ri) after 40 minutes in straight games (11-9, 11-3, 11-9). Ramy Ashour follows his compatriot when he overcomes English James Willstrop (11-5,…
Lincou outs Shabana for semi-spot in El Gouna!
Veteran Frenchman Thierry Lincou (pic le) celebrated his 11th victory over career-long rival Amr Shabana (pic ri) in the quarters of the El Gouna International Open. Though the 34-year-old Lincou went into the match 10-13 down in their overall head-to-…