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

Mahmoud Elassal, Saturday 19 May 2012

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

Ramy Ashour vs James Willstrop

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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