CAS International Finals

Finals: Asal and Mohamed claim Egyptian double

CAS and Pakistan Internationals, FINALS

Mostafa Asal (Egy) 3-2 [2] Youssef Soliman (Egy) 8-11, 7-11, 11-2, 11-1, 11-7 (55m)
[1] Farida Mohamed (Egy) 3-1 [3] Cindy Merlo (Sui)     11-8, 9-11, 11-9, 11-5 (38m)


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.