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Squash: Egypt's Ashour ousts World number 1 Willstrop to reach British Open final

Ramy Ashour sets up Nick Matthew showdon in the British Open final

Mahmoud Elassal, Saturday 19 May 2012
Ramy Ashour vs James Willstrop
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Former Egyptian world number-one Ramy Ashour needed 59 minutes to smash James Willstrop from England 3-1 in the semifinals of the British Open.

Willstrop got a brilliant start beating Ashour 11/8 in the first game. But the 24-year old Egyptian produced a masterclass in the rest of the games claiming a 3-1 win 11/6, 11/6, 11/8 win over Willstrop.

Ashour will face Nick Matthew of England in the final of the most prestigious tournament in squash on Sunday.

Earlier today, Egypt's Nour El-Sherbini has defeated compatriot Raneem El-Weleily in the British Open semifinal.

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