|26-Oct, Day TWO,
Ng advances to main draw as
four Egyptians qualify
32 winners were back in action today at Wadi Degla, all needing
one more win away to securing a place in the main draw.
Just as it did yesterday, the story of the day came at the
beginning as World Junior Champion Eain Yow Ng followed
up yesterday's win over the top seed with another seeding upset,
this time beating Jamaica's Chris Binnie in three close games.
young Malaysian was the only unseeded player to progress,
although five outside the top sixteen also progressed - New
Zealand's Lance Beddoes, England's Jaymie Haycocks
and Wales' Joel Makin, all beating higher-seeded opponents.
were four home successes as Mazen Gamal and Karim El
Hammamy claimed their seeded main draw spots - Hammamy
saving match ball on his way to a thrilling five-game win - and
Youssef Soliman and Shehab Essam finishing off the
day with two upset results.
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Qualifying Draw and Results