Nicol David

El Welily Downs David – Matthew stops Shorbagy!

“I guess I’m in the twilight of my career – the end is closer than the beginning – but I managed to take my change tonight against someone who has been in incredible form recently", Matthew said (pic Marian Kraus)
Egypt's world No.2 Raneem El Welily claimed the biggest WSA World Tour squash title of her career when she upset Malaysian favourite Nicol David 14-16, 12-10, 11-7, 11-7 in the final of the Windy City Open in Chicago.

David and El Welily in Windy City climax!

Raneem El Welily (le) made her 24th WSA Tour final, after defeating French star Camille Serme at the Windy City Open (pic: Jordan Mansfield)
The world's top 2 squash players will contest the women’s final of the Windy City Open after Malaysia's World No.1 Nicol David and Egypt's Raneem El Welily (le), the World No.2, prevailed in contrasting semi-finals in Chicago.

El Tayeb downs Sherbini in Windy quarters!

"Nour and I are very good friends, we are even sharing a room here at this tournament, so we'll put the match behind us now and go out for some food," El Tayeb said (pic: Marian Kraus).
Egypt's Nour El Tayeb (ri) was able to produce the biggest upset in the women’s quarter-finals of the Windy City Open when she downed compatriot Nour El Sherbini (le), the World No.4 in straight games in Chicago, USA.

David and Elshorbagy are U.S. Open Champions 2014!

Mohamed Elshorbagy wins the U.S. Open for the 1st time as Nicol David won her 3rd consecutive U.S. Open title (pic: Steve Cubbins)
Women's World No1 Nicol David from Malaysia and men's new World No1 (Novemver rankings) Mohamed El Shorbagy from Egypt took the U.S. Open title in style.

David and Al Muzayen taking Asian Games Gold!

"I'm literally speechless! Over the moon with my win today over Saurav and winning my first ever gold ...", Al Muzayen tweeted afterwards.
While Malaysia's Nicol David celebrated her 4th Squash gold medal in the 17th Asian Games in the Republic of Korea, it was a historic 1st gold for Kuwait when underdog Abdullah Al Muzayen (together with Kuwait coach Nasser Zahran) recovered from 0/2 down to beat top seed Saurav Ghosal in the men's final in Incheon.

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.

David secures chance for 5th British Open title!

"It's a repeat of the final last year, but I don't think we'll be doing anything differently we're going to be playing our best squash and you should expect a good battle", David said (pic: Steve Cubbins).
After sharing the 1st 2 games World No1 Nicol David (ri) from was able raising the pace to overcome England's Alison Waters (le) 8-11, 11-5, 11-4, 11-2 in 43 minutes.

El Sherbini downed David in World Championship!

“I’m also the second player from my country to make the final after Omneya so I’m really happy and I hope Egypt will be proud of me too,” said Nour El Sherbini (ri).
In front of the World No 1’s home crowd (more than 2.000), the 18-year-old teenager Nour El Sherbini beat the favourite Nicol David 11-4, 9-11, 6-11, 11-2, 9-11 in the semi-finals of the Women’s World Championship in Penang to gatecrash into the final as unseeded player
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