Africans to claim U.S. Open Squash titles, All-Egyptian finals set for men and women

There will be two Egyptian champions crowned today at the 2017 U.S. Open Squash Championships presented by Macquarie Investment Management at Drexel University.

After semi-final wins for Raneem El Welily, Mohamed Elshorbagy, and married couple Nour El Tayeb and Ali Farag, Egyptians maintain their dominance in the PSA World Rankings.

In a repeat of the 2015 Women’s Final, El Tayeb reversed the results as she beat England’s two-time champion Laure Massaro in four games while Welily maintained her winning run over New Zealand’s Joelle King, also in four games, to reach a second final.

“The Egyptians are a great squash nation,” said Massaro.

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