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The 2017 El Gouna Final – Greg Gaultier v Karim A.Gawad

What a final it promises to be as the current PSA World No.1 (Greg Gaultier) is up against the already confirmed World No.1 for next month, Karim A.Gawad!

Can the Frenchman beat off all Egyptian challenges (the final will be his 4th opponent from the dominant country in world squash) or will Karim take another big win over his Gallic rival.

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Harrow’s Raneem El Welily is the New Women’s WORLD NO.1

September 1, 2015 Leave a comment

Harrow Squash Catalog 2013_Page_1Egyptian Raneem El Welily has topped the September 2015 PSA Women’s World Rankings and ended Nicol David’s nine-year run as No.1

The Harrow sponsored player has won 3 major titles major titles already this year (the New York Tournament of Champions, the Windy City Open and her home tournament the Alexandria Open) which have all helped her become the first player since 2006 to overtake Nicol at the top of the World Rankings.

“I’m absolutely thrilled to have become the new World No.1,” said El Welily, “I’m trying to be hungrier this season than ever before and I’ll need that hunger if I’m to stay at the top and hopefully I can start the season well at the China Open starting on the 3rd of September.”

Congratulations Raneem – a truly remarkable achievement (she is also the first Egyptian female star in any sport to be crowned World No.1)

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