At yesterday’s 1st quarter-finals day top seed Egyptian Ramy Ashour (pic, front) overcame Australian veteran David Palmer (pic, back) after fighting back from 1 game down to win in four 9-11, 11-5, 11-6, 11-8. Ashour will meet Englishman James Willstrop, the 3rd seed, who was in control of Egypt’s Mohamed El Shorbagy, the 7th seed, in straight games (11-8, 11-7, 11-8). Ashour leads the records against Willstrop 10-4, but Willstrop took the latest victory, when he downed Ashour 2-1 at the World Series Finals pool matches almost two weeks ago. Today’s quarter-finals at the Tournament of Champions:  Amr Shabana (EGY) v  Laurens Jan Anjema (NED);  Nick Matthew (ENG) v  Peter Barker (ENG).
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,…
Ashour outs Lincou to make Delhi semis!
The big upset of today’s PSA Masters quarter-final matches was produced by Hisham Ashour (pic le), the elder brother of Egypt’s world No.1 Ramy Ashour (pic ri). Hisham was on fire, when he beat French 34-year-old World Champion 2004 Thierry Lincou …
Ashour takes last semi-finals spot!
In the last quarter-finals match of the ROWE British Grand Prix the 22-years old Egyptian Ramy Ashour (pic) had the 12-years elder Frenchman Thierry Lincou all over the show-glass-court in Manchester. After just 24 minutes Ashour secures his semi-final…
Willstrop overcame Ashour!
The 3rd match of the 2nd night of the World Series Finals also end up in 3 games while Englishman James Willstrop (pic ri) took his chances against Egyptian fellow Ramy Ashour (pic le) very well do secure his 2nd win in his group. In 49 minutes both pl…
James Willstrop takes first semi slot!
Fifth seed Englishman James Willstrop (pic) beats his trainingspartner the 14th seed Indian Saurav Ghosal in straight games 11-7, 11-5, 11-4 (37m) to take the first semi-final slot for the ROWE British Grand Prix in Manchester. Next mat…