Raneem El Welily

El Welily and Elshorbagy secured Egyptian double at NYC!

Raneem El Welily and Mohamed Elshorbagy, both won the Tournament of Champions title the 1st time after both lost in World Championship finals even though both had match balls (pic: Steve Line).
26-year-old Raneem El Welily and Egyptian 24-year-old compatriot Mohamed Elshorbagy completed a memorable night for Egyptian squash in the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions.

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.

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.

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

David survives – El Sherbini surprises at Penang Worlds!

Alison Waters vs Nour El Sherbini (Women's World Championships 2014)
Home favourite Nicol David survived a 76 minutes fight against France's Camille Serme in the quarter-finals of the Penang CIMB Women's World Squash Championship - but the World No1 did just enough to scrape through 9-11, 11-5, 11-5, 6-11, 11-4 to the last 4 in Penang, Malaysia.