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Squash: Ashour snatches El-Gouna open title

Egyptian former world champion clinches El-Gouna International Squash Open title

Mahmoud Elassal, Friday 13 Apr 2012
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Ramy Ashour defeated James Willstrop from England in the final(Photo: tournament's official website)
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Ramy Ashour snatched the El-Gouna International Squash Open title, beating Englishman and top seed James Willstrop 3-0 in the tournament final on Friday.

The Egyptian former world champion Ashour injected pace at the end of the first game to take the lead 12/10, continued to dominate in the second doubling his advantage to 11/5, then led the third 5/2 before the world number one conceded due to the slippery conditions.

Ashour and Willstrop both came through dramatic semi-finals on Thursday, as the two matches were disrupted by slippages, stoppages, and relocation; but both managed to play some breathtaking squash.

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