world's best are heading for El Gouna once more, with defending
champion Gregory Gaultier seeded to meet World Champion
and World #1 Mohamed ElShorbagy in the 2018 Final.
Neither will have an easy path to the final though, with 7 of
the world's top 8 and 23 players from the top 34 already in the
next four in the seedings are all Egyptian - Ali Farag,
Marwan Elshorbagy, Karim Abdel Gawad and Tarek
Momen, with Simon Rosner and Mohamed Abouelghar
rounding off the eight seeds.
home players in the draw are Omar Mosaad, Zahed
Mohamed, Mazen Hesham and wildcard Mostafa Asal.
Qualifying takes place on 18th/19th April at the
El Gouna Squash Complex, and the main draw runs from 20th
to 27th April at the complex and on the Glass Court at
the Abu Tig Marina.
The DRAWS are expected to
be announced on 2nd April