Reda takes Kuwait title!

Mohd Ali Anwar Reda (pic) marked his 10th title of his career when he won the Jena Real Estates Open No2 in Kuwait. The world No28 from Cairo was taken to five games by unseeded Abdullah Almezayen in the quarter-finals before beating the Kuwaiti, ranked more than 70 places lower, 8-11, 11-8, 11-3, 5-11, 11-3. It took four games for 21-year-old Reda to overcome 7th seeded compatriot Andrew Wagih Shoukry in the semi-finals before he faced unseeded Egyptian Ali Farag in the final. 18-years-old Farag took Reda to five games before the favourite finally emerged triumphant 11-2, 8-11, 11-9, 8-11, 11-3 after 63 minutes.