Raneem El Welily

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.

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
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