CSO: $35,000 up for grabs as final four emerge

CSO: $35,000 up for grabs as final four emerge

The 2nd edition of the Chamberlain Squash Open reached the final stage on Friday after two players each from the male and female category qualified for a chance to grab the ultimate prize.

The first semi-final of the day was an European affair as Millie Tomlinson (ENG) beat Enora Villard (FRA) 12-10, 11-2, 11-7 (3-0) 34minutes to be the first player to book a spot in Saturday’s Chamberlain Squash Open finals.

In the male category, it was an Egyptian affair between all four semi-finalists who were proud to fly their country’s flag high at the tournament.

A tough contest between Youssef Soliman and Karim Ali-Fathi which lasted for over an hour saw the former defeat his countryman 11-7, 11-6, 7-11, 5-11, 11-9 (3-2) to proceed to the finals.

Full Results of Ladies semi finals:

Millie Tomlinson (ENG) beat Enora Villard (FRA) 12-10, 11-2, 11-7 (3-0) 34minutes

Menna Hamed (EGY) beat Salma Youssef (EGY) 11-2, 12-10, 11-5 (3-0) 30minutes

Men’s Semifinals:

Zahed Mohamed (EGY) beat Mohamed Reda (EGY) 11-8, 11-5, 11-8 (3-0) 45minutes

Youssef Soliman (EGY) beat Karim Ali-Fathi (EGY) 11-7, 11-6, 7-11, 5-11, 11-9 (3-2) 75minutes

Women’s Final

Menna Hamed (EGY) vs Millie Tomlinson (ENG)

Men’s Final

Top-seed, Zaheed Mohamed (EGY) vs Youssef Soliman (EGY)

The winner in the male category takes home $25,000 while the female winner is rewarded with $10,000.

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