Grasshopper Cup

Shabana shakes off Momen in Zurich!

"I know I was a bit fortunate with a couple of matches - playing my opponents who had gruelling monster matches the day before - but I still had to seize my opportunities”, the Amr Shabana said (pic: Helen Ree).
Amr Shabana (le) outlasted young compatriot Tarek Momen (ri) in 5 games in the all-Egyptian final of the Grasshopper Cup in the Swiss city of Zurich.

Top seeds downed to set up all-Egyptian Zurich final!

"I knew that recently I found a way to be more patient but I haven't been consistent with it but so far in this tournament I kept my cool and calm and I've been very patient", said Momen. (pic: Helen Ree )
After despatching the top 2 seeds in contrasting semi-finals, Amr Shabana and Tarek Momen will contest the 1st all-Egyptian final of the Grasshopper Cup in Zurich, Switzerland.

Selby denies home hero Mueller Grasshopper glory!

Daryl Selby (ENG) beat Nicolas Mueller (SUI) 12-10, 11-7, 8-11, 11-4 in the final of the Grasshopper Cup 2012 to take the 11th title of his career (photo: Helen Ree)
England's Daryl Selby (ri) denied Nicolas Mueller (le) the chance to become the 1st local winner of the Grasshopper Cup in the 33-year history of the event when he beat the Swiss No1 in the final in Zurich. And by doing so - in the ...

Top four in Zurich semis!

Nicolas Mueller (SUI) secured home interest as he beat Omar Abdel Meguid (EGY) 11-5, 11-7, 11-3 to reach the semis of the Grasshopper Cup in Zurci (photo: Helen Ree)
All 4 seeds scored straightforward straight games wins in the Grasshopper Cup in Switzerland to set up the predicted semi-finals in Zurich. Egypt's Karim Abdel Gawad, at 20 the youngest of the 4, swiftly despatched newly-crowned Danish champion ...