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Squash: Elshorbagy sets up Gaultier showdown in El-Gouna Open final

Elshorbagy is looking to win the squash open final this time after finishing runner-up in the last two editions

Ahram Online , Thursday 28 Apr 2016
Mohamed ElShorbagy
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Mohamed Elshorbagy will clash with France's Gregory Gaultier in the El-Gouna International 2016 squash final on Friday.

Egyptian top seed Elshorbagy, runner-up in the last two editions, beat first-time semi-finalist Colombian Miguel Angel Rodriguez in straight games 11/7, 11/4 and 11/5 to qualify for the final.

On the other side, world champion Gaultier brushed aside another Egyptian semi-finalist in Fares Dessouki to reach his first final of the competition.

The Frenchman needed 61 minutes to edge past the 21-year-old rising star, who is 21st at the PSA world ranking, 3-1; 7/11, 11/4, 11/7, 11/3.

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