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Mohamed Abouelghar with the Suburban Collection Motor City Open trophy

Motor City Open: Abouelghar takes the title in five

It took over an hour, and it went all the way, but Mohamed Abouelghar came out victorious in the final of the Suburban Collection Motor City Open.

The World No.9 had to overcome the World No.10 in the big match, facing off against Peru’s Diego Elias in the final in Detroit.

The Peruvian Puma took the first game with relative ease, but Abouelghar battled back to take a 2-1 lead in the match.

Abouelghar (r) in action against Diego Elias (l)

Elias fought back to take the match to a deciding game, but it was the Egyptian who took the title, eventually winning out in 63 minutes.

It is Abouelghar’s second PSA Tour title in the last six months, with the World No.9 having won the J.P. Morgan China Squash Open in September 2018.

Result: Final
[3] Mohamed Abouelghar (EGY) bt [4] Diego Elias (PER) 3-2: 5-11, 11-6, 11-3, 4-11, 11-8 (63m)

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