Finals: Asal and Mohamed claim Egyptian double
Day FOUR :
The semis in Islamabad saw yet another superb performance from ‘Raging Bull’ Asal WR 41, who ousted number 1 seed from Scotland, WR27 Greg Lobban. He now faces compatriot Youssef Soliman, WR33, who defeated another compatriot, Karim “The Smile” Ali Fathi in 4 four games as well.
For the ladies, WR 71 Farida Mohamed had to fight tooth and nails to skake off compatriot Sana Ibrahim, incredibly ranked 231, with a line score that tells the story, 10-12, 11-3, 11-9, 17-19, 11-9! Farida will have to beat Swiss Cindy Merlo to seize the title, as she beat giant killer Korean Jihyun Lee.