M #2: Karim Abdel Gawad

PLAYER Karim Abdel Gawad     Nickname: Baby-faced Assasin
COUNTRY Egypt
AGE 26
HEIGHT 5′ 9″
PLAYS Right-handed, Harrow
RANKING #4
Been in top 10 since Nov 2015.
Was #1 in May ’17, #2 for other 10 months.
PSA TITLES 29 Finals, 18 Titles
WORLDS HISTORY 8th Worlds in a row.
Never got past 3rd round until winning it in Wadi Degla last year.
RECENT FORM  A great end to 2016 saw him win Al-Ahram, the Worlds and Qatar, and the ToC in early 2017. This season he lost early in US Open and Qatar, reached semis in Hong Kong and was unbeaten in the World Teams.