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BritOpen Update: Ashour returns to squash with stunning fight back

Egyptian Ramy Ashour made a sensational return from injury at the Allam British Open as he came from two games down to beat Cesar Salazar to mark his first competitive match on the PSA World Tour since he crashed out of the 2015 World Championship at the quarter-final stage.

Mexican Salazar stunned Ashour as he deservedly blitzed his way to an 11-1 win in the first game to the disbelief of those watching with Salazar’s movement around the court simply not matched by the world number five.

Ashour showed few signs of improvement in the second while, in contrast, Salazar maintained his momentum with some lovely length play. The Egyptian began to curse his luck when the Mexican managed to lift an improbable get to go 9-4 ahead and steal a march in the second game.

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