PSA Women

Elshorbagy and El Welily triumph in Chicago!

As Raneem El Welily won her 2nd Windy City Open title, Mohamed Elshorbagy took his maiden one (pic: Steve Line)
Egyptian duo Mohamed Elshorbagy, the men's World No.1, and Women's World No.3 Raneem El Welily triumphed in their respective title-deciders at the 2016 Windy City Open in Chicago.

El Sherbini & Elshorbagy ToC champions!

"Nick and myself always have great battles. I told him after the match that it’s always an honour to play him in a World Series final and I was really happy to get my second title here,” Elshorbagy said.
World No.5 Nour El Sherbini and World No.1 Mohamed Elshorbagy made history as both Egyptian stars taking the 2016 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions crown in different styles.

Sobhy vs El Sherbini & Elshorbagy vs Matthew in ToC final!

“It was a battle. Even though it was 3-0 it was so tough from the beginning to the end. I just tried to stay in my bubble and not let the pressure of getting to the finals in front of my home crowd get to me,” Sobhy said.
History has been made at 2016 women’s J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions as US-girl Amanda Sobhy has moved into her 1st ever PSA World Series final with a scintillating 11-9, 11-9, 12-10 victory over Egypt’s Nouran Gohar in the semis. “I’m a little shocked, I don’t really have any words,” a breathless Sobhy said.

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.

Castagnet to meet Elshorbagy in ToC semi!

"I don’t think I’m going to sleep tonight. I might need another day off to make sure that I am in good shape for the semis! I’m trying to forget it,” Mathieu Castagnet said.
French No.2 Mathieu Castagnet (ri) overcame former World No.5 Borja Golan in a 72-minute encounter in the quarter-final of the 2016 Men’s J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions in New York’s Grand Central Terminal – reaching the last four of a PSA World Series event for the first time in his career.

Sobhy downs defending champion El Welily!

“I was nervous when we played here last year, which was the only time I took a game off her, but I wasn’t nervous tonight,” said the 22-year-old Sobhy who currently trains under the guidance of former Men’s World No.1 Thierry Lincou.
Team USA's 2015 triple-PanAm Games Gold medal winning hero Amanda Sobhy (ri) pulled off the biggest win of her career, and arguably one of the most significant triumphs in the history of US Squash, as she eliminated defending champion and World No.2 Raneem El Welily (le) 11-5, 6-11, 11-5, 11-6 in the 2nd round of the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions – taking place in her home city of New York.

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 the top!

The World's top 10 players in the overview, as Mohamed Elshorbagy retains the No1 position...
Egypt’s Mohamed Elshorbagy has regained top spot in the January 2016 Men’s World Rankings just one month after losing out on the World No.1 Ranking to 2015 World Champion Gregory Gaultier.