Welily qualifies for all-Egyptian final of DPD Open Squash

World No.1 Raneem El Welily and World No.2 Nour El Sherbini will go head-to-head in the women’s final of the 2019 DPD Open Squash.

They were both pushed all the way to five games by compatriot Nour El Tayeb and France’s Camille Serme respectively.

El Welily avenged her defeat to El Tayeb at February’s PSA World Championships by taking an 11-9, 7-11, 7-11, 11-2, 12-10 thrilling victory, which sees her reach her 47th PSA final.

El Sherbini overcame World No.4 Serme in another epic five-game battle in the women’s draw at the DPD Hub in Eindhoven.

She halted a Serme comeback to be victorious by an 11-9, 11-4, 2-11, 3-11, 11-6 scoreline.

The men’s final will also be contested by the World No.1 and World No.2 as Ali Farag and Mohamed ElShorbagy claimed respective semi-final wins over Germany’s World No.4 Simon Rosner and Egypt’s World No.6 Karim Abdel Gawad.

Source: State Information Service Egypt