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Elshorbagy continues his World Series winning streak with victory in El Gouna


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Elshorbagy continues his World Series winning streak with victory in El Gouna

World number one Mohamed Elshorbagy continued his dominance of the PSA World Series after reining supreme at his home event – the El Gouna International in Egypt.

Elshorbagy was given a tough time of it in the final by world champion Gregory Gaultier of France who won the opening two games 11-7 and 11-9.

But in front of his home support, Elshorbagy produced a spirited comeback to win the remaining three games to claim the title and continue his stunning run which has now seen him win the past six world series events.

He’ll now be full of confidence heading into the elite eight-player World Series finals in Doha at the end of May.

On his victory Elshorbagy said: ‘‘I am really happy to win. It was a really tough match. Greg is a great competitor. He just came back from an injury and he came back at his best. So it was very tough to come back from 2-0 down. I had so much pressure today, I felt like I had so much responsibility to win for all the people who came to support me. I am really happy I was able to come back and win the match. It was not easy.”

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