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Nasir, Aamir make it to last four in Dubai


KARACHI: Pakistan’s Nasir Iqbal and Aamir Atlas Khan reached the semi-finals of the PSA $25,000 2014 Dubai Cup yesterday at the Nad Al Sheba Club in Dubai. Nasir upset third seed Mohamed Abouelghar of Egypt 3-1 in the quarter-final as he took the first two games 11-5, 11-4, but Abouelghar ...

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Ramy Ashour clinches world Squash title


Ramy Ashour saves a match point before going on to win his third world title in an “epic” final against fellow Egyptian Mohamad Elshorbagy at the Squash World Championship in Doha. Elshorbagy, who was beaten by Ashour in the 2012 final, saved five match points himself, battling back from 5-10 ...

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Amr Shabana magic transforms his world title bid

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Amr Shabana, the elder statesman of world squash, produced a magical transformation of his second round match on Monday which suggested his chances of winning his fifth World Open title may yet be alive. The 35-year-old Egyptian was slipping into trouble against Nicolas Mueller, the gifted world number 19 from ...

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Egypt’s Meguid overcomes Aamir to seal CAS Squash title

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Defending champion Aamir Atlas Khan lost his Serena Hotel Chief of Air Staff (CAS) International Squash Championship title to Egypt’s Omar Abdel Meguid 3-2 yesterday after a close match at the Mushaf Squash Complex in Islamabad. Aamir began the match with confidence, taking the opening two games 11-6, 11-6 to ...

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Danish stuns Nasir in squash final


KARACHI: Third seed Danish Atlas Khan stunned top seed Nasir Iqbal with a 3-2 win in the final of the $10,000 Hashim Khan Memorial PSA Tournament played at the Hashim Khan Squash Complex in Peshawar on Thursday. It was Danish’s first win against Nasir in a PSA event, having lost ...

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Egypt blank Pakistan to keep World Jr Team Squash title


ISLAMABAD: Egypt retained the WSF Men’s World Junior Team Squash Championship title for the third time in a row as they overcame Pakistan 2-0 in the final at the Wanderers Sports Club in Windhoek, Namibia. But the favourites were pushed all the way by the second seeds in the sixth ...

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Rampant Pakistan march into World Junior Squash Championship final round

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KARACHI: Second-seeds Pakistan moved into the final of the World Junior Squash Championship after beating fifth-seeds Malaysia 2-0 in their semi-final in Windhoek, Namibia. Pakistan top seed Tayyab Aslam provided a flying start to the team by winning the first match 3-1 against Mohammad Syafiq Kamal. The youngster took just ...

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