Saurav Ghosal loses Macau Open final

Egyptian Mohamed Abouelghar, the second seed, ended the dream of Saurav Ghosal with a 11-1, 11-4, 11-4 win in the final of the $50,000 Macau Open, a major PSA world tour event on Sunday night.

Two years ago in the CCI tournament in Mumbai, the Ghosal had beaten the Egyptian at the quaterfinal stage.   -  Ritu Raj Konwar

Egyptian Mohamed Abouelghar, the second seed, ended the dream of Saurav Ghosal with a 11-1, 11-4, 11-4 win in the final of the $50,000 Macau Open, a major PSA world tour event on Sunday night.

After the grand strides that Ghosal, the fourth seed, had made enroute to the final there was a flicker of hope when he came on to play the title round. After all two years ago in the CCI tournament in Mumbai, the Indian had beaten the Egyptian at the quaterfinal stage.

But much has happened since with Ahbouelger jumping to rank 11 in the world, 17 rungs above Ghosal. The supremacy was reflected quick enough with the Egyptian giving little away in carving out a comfortable win.

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