Mohammed El Shorbagy
is an Egyptian professional squash player. He reached a career-high world ranking of World No. 1 in November 2014. He is the current World No. 4, the youngest player ever to be ranked in the top 5, and the first Egyptian player to achieve this.
Born in Alexandria, Egypt, on September 13, 1992, to an Egyptian father and a Syrian mother. He began playing squash at the age of six at the local Maadi Sporting Club. His first coach was his father, who also coached his older brother, Omar. He won his first professional tournament at the age of 16, when he claimed the British Junior U19 Open title in December 2008. The following year, he won his first PSA World Tour title at the 2009 Irish Open.
El Shorbagy’s breakthrough year came in 2011, when he reached the final of the World Junior Squash Championships, losing to fellow Egyptian Omar Mosaad. He also won his first PSA World Series title that year, at the Qatar Classic. Mohammed reached his first World Series final in 2012, losing to Gregory Gaultier in the final of the Qatar Classic. He also claimed his first PSA World Tour Platinum event that year, winning the Hong Kong Open.
His first World Series title came in 2013, when he defeated Gaultier in the final of the Qatar Classic. He also won the US Open that year, defeating Mosaad in the final. He reached a career-high world ranking of World No. 1 in November 2014, after winning the Qatar Classic for the second year in a row. He also won the British Open that year, defeating Nick Matthew in the final.
El Shorbagy’s most recent World Series title came in 2016, when he won the Qatar Classic for the third time in a row. He also won the World Championship that year, defeating Karim Abdel Gawad in the final.
He has won a total of 22 PSA World Tour titles, including four World Series titles and two World Championships. He has also won two PSA World Tour Platinum events and one PSA World Tour Gold event.
is an Egyptian professional squash player. He is the current world number 1 in the PSA World Rankings
Farag was born in Cairo, Egypt on March 8, 1991. He began playing squash at the age of six at his local club, El GounaSquash Club. He quickly began to show promise as a player, and by age thirteen he was the number one ranked player in his age group in Egypt.
He continued to progress as a player, and in 2009 he won the gold medal at the World Junior Championships. He also won the British Junior Open that same year.
After winning the World Junior Championships, he decided to turn professional. He moved to England to train at the Manchester Squash Club. He made his professional debut in 2010 at the British Open.
Since turning professional, He has gone on to have great success on the professional squash circuit. He has won numerous tournament titles, including the British Open (2017), the PSA World Series Finals (2017), and the PSA World Championships (2018).
In 2018, Farag also became the first Egyptian player to reach the number one ranking in the PSA World Rankings. He has since held onto that ranking, and is currently considered to be one of the best squash players in the world.
Paul Coll (born October 16, 1992)
is a New Zealand professional squash player. Coll was born in Nelson, New Zealand. He won the British Junior Open in 2009 and 2010. He reached a career-high world ranking of World No. 4 in June 2018.
Coll’s first professional tournament was the 2009 North Island Open, where he reached the quarter-finals. His first PSA title came at the 2010 New Zealand International, defeating Aamir Atlas Khan in the final. In 2012, he reached the final of the Windy City Open, losing to Ramy Ashour.
He won his first PSA World Series title at the 2017 J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions, defeating Ali Farag in the final.
In June 2018, Coll reached a career-high world ranking of World No. 4.
Tarek Momen (born August 16, 1988 in Cairo, Egypt)
is a professional squash player. He reached a career-high world ranking of World No. 3 in November 2015.
He started playing squash at the age of 5. He was inspired by his father, who was a professional squash player. Momen won his first professional tournament at the age of 15. Tarek has won 11 PSA World Tour titles, including 2 PSA World Series titles. His biggest victory came at the 2015 World Championship, where he defeated World No. 1 Mohamed El Shorbagy in the final.
He has represented Egypt at the World Team Squash Championships on four occasions, winning a silver medal in 2013 and a bronze medal in 2015. One of the things Momen is known for his quick movement and aggressive style of play. He uses a lot of deception in his shots, which often confuses his opponents. He has been sponsored by ASICS since 2013.