Egypt is close to keeping both the men and women titles of the Allam British Open as squash stars Mohamed Elshorbagy, Ramy Ashour and Nour El-Sherbini will be competing in the semi-final matches on Saturday.
Defending champion and world number one Elshorbagy will be facing England's Nick Matthew, after his Friday 3-2 victory over countryman Ali Farag 3-2 in the quarters.
World number five Ramy Ashour has reached the semis, where he will take on Gregory Gaultier of France, after Friday's 3-2 victory over Egypt's Mohamed Abouelghar.
At the women's contest, defending champion Nour El-Sherbini will be facing England's Laura Massaro in the semis after thrashing England's Emily Whitlock 3-0 in the quarters.
The tournament final is set to be played on Sunday.
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