Motor City Open

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.

Miguel takes Motor City Open title!

"This is like a dream come true. This is one of my favourite International 70 tournaments not only for the prizes, but for the squash community here," said Rodriguez (pic: Bryan Mitchell / MCO)
Colombian Miguel Angel Rodriguez emerged victorious in a battle of training partners to win the Motor City Open. The World No.8 from Bogota overcame unseeded South African Stephen Coppinger, ranked ten places lower, in the final in Detroit to become the tournament's first ever South American winner.

Shabana takes Detroit Title as Darwish limps out!

The title is Shabana's second PSA World Tour victory of the month after successfully defending his ATCO PSA World Series Finals crown three weeks ago in London.
In the 2013 Motor City Open Egypt's Amr Shabana assured that his name will be engraved on the trophy for the 1st time after fellow countryman Karim Darwish retired (11-4, 2-6, ret.) midway through the 2nd game of the final in Detroit, USA.

Beng Hee battles to major title in Detroit!

Ong Beng Hee (MAS) beat [2] Hisham Ashour (EGY) 11-8, 11-9, 11-7 in the final of the Motor City Open 2012 in Detroit.
Ong Beng Hee's (pic ri) fairy tale run in the Motor City Open in the USA went the full distance when the unseeded Malaysian despatched 2nd seed Hisham Ashour (pic le) in straight games in the final in Bloomfield Hills, near Detroit ...

Shorbagy takes Motor City Open title!

Mohamed El Shorbagy beats compatriot Omar Mosaad after coming back from 1 game down to win the Motor City Open crown which secures him his 2nd PSA title of his career. It’s the biggest title Shorbagy did collect so far. The 20-years-old World No.9 wo...

El Shorbagy and Mosaad set up all-Egyptian final!

Young guns Mohamed El Shorbagy (pic ri) and Omar Mosaad overcame 34-years-old veteran David Palmer and Adrian Grant in the Motor City Open to set up an unexpected all-Egyptian final. El Shorbagy, only 20-years-old, held his own against the big David Pa...
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