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Squash: Egypt's El Sherbini reaches World Championship quarters, El-Shorbagy brothers set All-Egyptian test in Gouna

Ahmed Abd El Rasoul , Sunday 9 Apr 2017
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Egypt's Nour El Sherbini beat world number 16 Tesni Evans of Wales 3-0 in the World Championship on Sunday (Photo: Official Twitter account of the tournament)
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Defending champion Nour El Sherbini reached the quarterfinals of the World Championship in the Red Sea resort of El Gouna after beating world number 16 Tesni Evans of Wales 3-0 on Sunday.

El Sherbini strolled to a 3-0 win (13/11, 11/4, 11,4) to advance in the prestigious tournament.

In the next round, El Sherbini will face Engalnd's Sarah-Jane Perry, who reached the quarters after beating compatriot Victoria Lust 3-1.

Also on Sunday, world number 4 Nouran Gohar defeated her compatriot Nour El Tayeb 3-0 to qualify for the quarters where she will meet World number six Nicol David of Malaysia.

In the men's El Gouna International tournament, world number six Marawan El-Shorbagy reached the quarterfinal  earlier on Sunday after beating Australia's Cameron Pilley 3-0.

Later at the same day, World number one Mohamed El-Shorbagy defeated countryman Mohamed Abouelghar to reach the quarterfinals. He will meet his brother Marawan in the next round on Tuesday.

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