Finals, Today

The new Women’s World Champion and the inaugural Men’s Egyptian Open Champion were  crowned tonight in Cairo .

Karim Abdel Gawad remains unbeaten in front of the Pyramids as he repeated his 2016 triumph over Ali Farag, once again in straight games.

Nour El Sherbini, appearing in her sixth World Championship Final, beat Raneem Welily in four games, keeping hold of the title she won in February in Chicago to make it four in all.

Report and quotes coming up, below the results …

CIB Women's Worlds & Egyptian Open, FINALS

[2] Nour El Sherbini (Egy) 3-1 [1] Raneem El Welily (Egy)  11-4, 9-11, 11-5, 11-6 (41m)

[4] Karim Abdel Gawad (Egy)  3-0 [1] Ali Farag (Egy)   11-6, 11-8, 11-8 (61m)