Laura Massaro

Gohar and Sobhy with shocking results at ToC!

“It’s my biggest win. Laura is the World No.1 and she beat me six times before so to beat her 3-2 in a very tough match like this is awesome. It’s unbelievable for me,” Nouran Gohar said.
A number of surprise results lit up the quarter-final stage of the 2016 Women’s J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions. Egypt’s Nouran Gohar (ri) and USA No.1 Amanda Sobhy catching the eye after they both rose to cause stunning upsets against World No.1 Laura Massaro and England No.2 Alison Waters, respectively.

David, Massaro and Welily in from at ToC!

“It’s great to be back here in New York in what is one of the most amazing places in the world to play squash,” said Nicol David.
On the opening day of Women’s action at the 2016 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions, which for the 1st time in tournament history is offering equal prize money across both the Men’s and Women’s draws, title favourites Nicol David, Laura Massaro and Raneem El Welily, the defending champion, signalled their intentions to triumph on the sport’s grandest stage with a trio of dominant first round performances.

Massaro and Elshorbagy taking Qatar trophies!

Mohamed Elshorbagy retains his 2013 Qatar title and Laura Massaro took her first Qatar trophy in five thrilling games (pic: Steve Cubbins)
It was England’s Laura Massaro and Egypt’s Mohamed Elshorbagy who have been successful in the finals of the Qatar Classic 2015 to take their big trophies at the winners presentation.

Waters and El Welily set up surprise TOC final!

"I thought we both played really good squash. But at the end, on those match balls, I was actually relaxed while I think Nour may have got just a little bit tight," said Londoner Waters after the match (pic: Steve Line).
3rd seed Raneem El Welily and 5th seed Alison Waters (ri) stunned higher-seeded opponents in the semi-finals of the Women's J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions to set up a surprise final at Grand Central Terminal in New York.

Abdel Kawy and Waters set up surprise New York climax!

The finalists Waters and Abdel Kawy have been battling for almost 11 years, with the Londoner currently leading 10-9 in the head-to-heads.
The semi-final exit of the event's top two seeds has led to a surprise Anglo/Egyptian Carol Weymuller Open final between 3rd seed Alison Waters and No5 seed Omneya Abdel Kawy at Heights Casino in New York.

Nicol David makes it five!

"I was playing for my life out there. It felt great to come out on the winning end knowing that all the hard work that you put in does pay off", 5 times champion David concluded (pic: Steve Cubbins)
Nicol David took back the British Open title, avenging last year's final defeat by Laura Massaro to make it 5 times the World No1 held the famous trophy in her hands.

Massaro makes British Open final again!

"Defending the title means a huge amount," said Massaro after her impressive win over the player one place below her in the WSA World Rankings (pic: Steve Cubbins)
England's World No2 and titleholder Laura Massaro (ri) moves into her 2nd consecutive British Open final as she beat Egyptian World No3 Raneem El Welily (le) in 4 games 6-11, 11-8, 11-4, 11-7.

Laura Massaro Women’s World Champion!

"To be honest I was really nervous," admitted the jubilant champion after the match. "I've never really felt this nervous even though I made the final of the 2012 worlds”, said the new champion Massaro.
World No2 Laura Massaro fought off a courageous attack by teenage Egyptian giant-killer Nour El Sherbini in the final of the Women's World Squash Championship in Malaysia to become the 3rd Englishwoman to win the world title after Martine le Moignan (1989) und Cassie Jackman (1999).
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