Doha, November 18, 2016
Egypt’s Karim Abdel Gawad won today Qatar Classic 2016, after defeating his compatriot Mohammed El Shorbagy 3-0.
The final, which took place in Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex, ended 12-10, 15-13 and 11-7 for 25 year-old Abdel Gawad.
Nabil Ali bin Ali, President of Qatar Squash Federation and Alex Gough, CEO, Professional Squash Association handed over the trophy.
Karim Abdel Gawad won Qatar Classic for the first time this year. He also defeated El Shorbagy last week in the semi-final of the world championship.
It is first major win for Karim Abdel Gawad in his career.