Egypt's Dessouky outlasts Abouelghar to lift title

Updated: Nov 28, 2016, 12:03 IST | A Correspondent

Top seed Fares Dessouky of Egypt defeated second-seeded compatriot Mohamed Abouelghar 3-2 (11-9, 8-11, 11-6, 7-11, 11-5) after a pulsating battle for top honours to lift the title in the CCI International JSW Indian Squash Circuit tournament yesterday

Egypt's Fares Dessouky (right) celebrates after beating Mohamed Abouelghar in the final at the Cricket Club of India yesterday
Egypt's Fares Dessouky (right) celebrates after beating Mohamed Abouelghar in the final at the Cricket Club of India yesterday

Top seed Fares Dessouky of Egypt defeated second-seeded compatriot Mohamed Abouelghar 3-2 (11-9, 8-11, 11-6, 7-11, 11-5) after a pulsating battle for top honours to lift the title in the CCI International JSW Indian Squash Circuit tournament yesterday.

Dessouky, who is 18th in the Professional Squash Association's rankings, had that extra energy in the final to put it across his 21st-ranked countryman to lift the crown at the Cricket Club of India.

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