R3 : Asal wheezes through Saurav…

[4] Mostafa Asal (EGY) 3-0 [16] Saurav Ghosal (IND)  11-2, 11-7, 11-3 (34m)

PSA reports

World No.4 Mostafa Asal continued his title challenge with a confident 3-0 victory over India’s Saurav Ghosal, ensuring all four of tonight’s fixtures at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation ended in straight games wins.

21-year-old Asal overpowered his opponent and was immaculate throughout the 34-minute contest as he completed an 11-2, 11-7, 11-3 victory.

Up next for Asal is a meeting with Peru’s Diego Elias, and the Egyptian will look to claim a fourth successive win over the current World No.5.


“I’m coming here to perform and to win match by match. Me and my coaches are looking at videos to see how I can play against the player. I focused on lots of things today and I love playing in front of the crowd. I’m here to perform and I’m here for the title as well.

“We’re on a huge stage, so I should perform well here.”