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.
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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
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
Menna Hamed (EGY) vs Millie Tomlinson (ENG)
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.