El Shorbagy, Abdel Gawad qualify for semi-finals of J.P Morgan championship

Egypt’s Mohamed El Shorbagy and Karim Abdel Gawad were qualified on Tuesday 22/1/2019 to semi finals in J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions in New York.

World No 1 El Shorbagy defeated Peru’s Diego Elias in a 73-minute match 9-11, 11-9, 9-11, 11-8, 11-5.

World No 8 Karim Abdel Gawad beat world No. 3 Simon RAlsner in a 39-minute game; 11-4, 11-7, 11-5.

As for women’s championship, El Sherbini and Salma Hany qualified for quarterfinals.

El Sherbini defeated USA’s Olivia Blatchford Clyne in a 23-minute match; 11-5, 11-5,11-3.

Hany defeated world No. 7 Laura Massaro in a 30-minute match; 11-4, 11-9, 11-7.

Source: State Information Service Egypt