Ali Farag

Farag claims biggest career title in Detroit!

“I’ve showed myself that I can compete with these guys and have the mental toughness to do it three days in a row,” said Farag. (Photo: Bryan Mitchell / BAC)
23-year-old Egyptian Ali Farag capped the most impressive week of his squash career to date by defeating England’s World No.3 Nick Matthew in the final of the 2016 Motor City Open to claim the trophy and the biggest tournament title of his career.

Ali Farag’s run continues – now final vs Matthew!

“It’s always tough to back up a good win, especially against number one”, Ali Farag said after the victory over Mathieu Castagnet of France. (Photo: Bryan Mitchell / BAC)
Giant-killer Ali Farag (ri) of Egypt continued his run at the 2016 Motor City Open downing France’s World No9 Mathieu Castagnet (le) 12-10, 9-11, 11-4, 11-9 (61m) in the semis 1 day after taking out World No1 Mohamed El Shorbagy. “It feels awesome,” Farag said afterwards.

Farag downs World No1 Elshorbagy in Detroit!

“To beat the world number one is a huge thing,” Ali Farag (ri) said after his quarter-final victory over Mohamed Elshorbagy (le). (Photo: Bryan Mitchell)
Egyptian and World No22, Ali Farag (ri), takes his chance to secure the best victory of his career, as he downed his fellow countryman and top seed Mohamed Elshorbagy (le) 6-11, 11-9, 11-7, 8-11, 11-6 after 66 minutes of play at the quarter-final of the 2016 Motor City Open in Detroit.

Farag floors 4th seed Aziz in Kuwait upset!

Egyptian 19-year-old world No79 Ali Farag (pic) scored the biggest upset in the quarter-finals of the Jena International Championship when he claimed his 1st victory over higher-ranked compatriot Omar Abdel Aziz to reach the semi-finals in Kuwait. Unse...

Khalifa took World Junior Champion title!

Amr Khaled Khalifa overcame fellow countryman Ali Farag in the final of the Men's World Junior Squash Championship after he dropped the 1st game to his opponent. In the battle between the two teenagers from Cairo, 17-year-old Khalifa began to take cont...

All-Egyptian world junior final in Quito!

Amr Khaled Khalifa (pic ri) and Ali Farag will contest an all-Egyptian Men's World Junior Squash Championship final. The two top seeds from Cairo came through their semi-finals in contrasting styles. Favourite Amr Khaled Khalifa has been to the full di...