Farag, Mo’men qualify for 8th round of J. P. Morgan Tournament

Ali Farag and Tareq Mo’men have qualified for the eighth round of J. P. Morgan Tournament of Champions.

World No. 2 Ali Farag defeated England’s Daryl Selby after a 57-minute encounter.

Farag came through to take the win in three straight games, 15-13, 12-10, 13-11.

World No. 4 Tareq Mo’men defeated France’s Gregoire Marche 9-11, 11-9, 11-3, 11-9 after a game that lasted for 67 minutes.

Also, Egypt’s Nour el Sherbini and Nour el Tayeb have qualified for the third round in the women’s tournament.

World No. 2 Sherbini defeated her compatriot Hania el Hamami in three straight games to one: 11-7, 11-4, 6-11 and 11-7.

World No. 3 Tayeb managed to defeat Scotland’s Lisa Aitken 3-1 in a 20-minute game.

Source: State Information Service Egypt