15 December 2012

Egypt: Nation's Ramy Ashour Wins Squash World Championship Title

Egypt's Ramy Ashour defeated countryman Mohamed El Shorbagy to clinch the squash World Championship in Qatar, the BBC reported.

Ashour beat England's defending champion Nick Matthew to reach the final.

The 25-year-old, who was also champion in 2008, ensured by beating Matthew he will replace England's James Willstrop as world number one in January.

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