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Mohamed ElShorbagy will be the No.1 seed at this year's Men's World Championship

Men's World Championship: Classic Encounters

The world’s leading male players descend on Qatar this week for the PSA Men’s World Championship 2019-2020.

Join us as we take a look back at some classic encounters from over the years at this prestigious tournament.

2018-19 Men's World Championship Semi-Final: Tarek Momen v Mohamed ElShorbagy

Mohamed ElShorbagy was looking to reach the final in Chicago, where he would be able to defend his World Championship title, while Tarek Momen was aiming for a first final in the sport's biggest event.

2017 Men’s World Championship Final: Mohamed ElShorbagy v Marwan ElShorbagy

The 2017 World Championship final was a battle between the two brothers, who were both at the top of their game. Would it be Mohamed or Marwan that came out on top in Manchester?

2016 Men’s World Championship Final: Karim Abdel Gawad v Ramy Ashour

Karim Abdel Gawad went into the 2016 final looking for his first World title. In his way stood three-time World Champion Ramy Ashour. Could the young star oust the experienced champ?

2014 Men’s World Championship Final: Ramy Ashour v Mohamed ElShorbagy

In a repeat of 2012’s final, Egyptian duo Mohamed ElShorbagy and Ramy Ashour demonstrated an outstanding standard of squash throughout an epic five-game encounter that has gone down in the annals of squash history.

2013 Men’s World Championship Final: Nick Matthew v Gregory Gaultier

The 2013 final saw England’s Nick Matthew and Frenchman Gregory Gaultier go to battle in the final in front of a packed crowd at the National Squash Centre in Manchester.

With twists and turns aplenty, this gruelling final was a superb spectacle and went all the way to five games.

2009 Men’s World Championship Final: Ramy Ashour v Amr Shabana

Egyptian legend Amr Shabana took on defending champion Ashour in this exciting World Championship final.

The match was played at a relentless pace from start to finish, with ‘The Maestro’ and ‘The Artist’ facing off in an absorbing contest.

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