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Egypt's Ga Sabry wins Maharashtra PSA Squash

by fwire  Sep 8, 2013 20:15 IST

Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) Egypt's Mazen Hesham Ga Sabry edged out fellow countryman Zahed Mohamed in a 61-minute final to win the Maharashtra State PSA Open, the new PSA World Tour Challenger 15 squash event at the Bombay Gymkhana here.

It was unexpected climax between No.4 seed Ga Sabry and unseeded Mohamed, the 21-year-old from Alexandria who claimed the scalps of both top seed Ong Beng Hee and third seed Mohd Ali Anwar Reda on his way to Saturday's final.

The world No.45 Ga Sabry - the 19-year-old from Cairo ranked 45 places higher than his opponent - survived the tense decider to win 11-5, 3-11, 11-7, 4-11, 11-8.

The win marks the fifth PSA World Tour title of Ga Sabry's career and third this year.

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