R2: Fayrouz Aboelkheir 3-1 Chan Sin Yuk

Fayrouz Aboelkheir (EGY) 3-1 Chan Sin Yuk (HKG)  11-7, 9-11, 11-7, 11-9 (34m)

Next opponent: Nele Gilis / Torrie Malik

Fayrouz : She plays that superb “east game,” which is pretty annoying for everyone on the tour. It’s one of the hardest games ever. It’s a very different style of play and not often played, so it’s very difficult to handle, I find. I prepared myself for this match. I spoke with my coach, Ahmed Shohayeb, who speaks to me before my matches and who gives me the best coaching tips and advice ever!

Today was not so much about tactics as it was about mental thing. I needed to keep my focus on court all the time. Like in the second game I was up 8/4 and the next thing I know, I’m 10/8 down! So it was about keeping my focus.

Going to get ready for my next game, whoever I play. Eat well, rest and prepare….