SQUASH FEDERATION of AFRICA

F ederation of the squash playing nations of Africa

 

Official website of the Squash Federation of Africa.

The Squash Federation of Africa (SFA) was formed in August 1992 and is affiliated to the World Squash Federation

 

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PSA MAY 2018 RANKINGS

EL WELILY CUTS GAP


Raneem El Welily's title win at the inaugural women’s El Gouna International in April has cut the gap between her and current World No.1 Nour El Sherbini to under 250 points after the PSA Women's World Rankings for May were released.An imperious display inside the all-glass showcourt held on El Gouna’s marina saw El Welily defeat El Sherbini 3-1 in the title decider with the points gap between the two now at its lowest since January of this year.El Sherbini, El Welily and their compatriot Nour El Tayeb make up an all-Egyptian women’s top three which, after Marwan ElShorbagy joined older brother Mohamed and U.S. Open champion Ali Farag in the top three of the men’s World Rankings, the top ranking spots in both the men’s and women’s rankings being taken up by Egyptian trios for the first time in history.New Zealand’s Joelle King is the only non-Egyptian in the top five as she stays at No.4, a place ahead of Nouran Gohar, who remains at No.5. The rest of the top 10 is unchanged as Camille Serme (No.6), Laura Massaro (No.7), Sarah-Jane Perry (No.8), Nicol David (No.9) and Alison Waters take up the final spots.


 

EGYPTIAN MEN’S TOP 3 AGAIN


Egyptian Marwan ElShorbagy, currently Bristol based, has overtaken France’s Gregory Gaultier to reach a career-high World No.3 ranking and complete the first all-Egyptian presence amongst the world’s top three positions on the men’s tour since April 2009.

The 24-year-old defeated World No.2 Ali Farag last month to lift his maiden World Series title at the El Gouna International to join Farag and older brother Mohamed – the current World No.1 – inside the world’s top three as they become the first brothers to reside in the top three at the same time since Brett and Rodney Martin in May 1994.Gaultier’s drop down to No.4 marks his lowest ranking since April 2013 and he sits a place ahead of Tarek Momen, who retains his place inside the top five.Germany’s Simon Rösner stays at No.6 ahead of 2016 World Champion Karim Abdel Gawad, three-time World Champion Ramy Ashour, Egypt’s Mohamed Abouelghar and New Zealand’s Paul Coll, who complete the top 10.