Name: Ramy Ashour
Date of Birth: 30th September 1987
World Ranking: 5
World Series Ranking: 4
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Residence: Cairo, Egypt
Coach: Squash Feeder: Haitham Ashoush
Massage: Hossam Shaddad / Doctors: Cristiano Eirale, Paul Klein
Interests: Music, badminton, watersports
Clubs/Teams: Heliopolis Club/Cairo
Biography: The 2013 British Open Champion, Ramy Ashour is one of the most technically gifted players ever to play the game.
‘The Artist’ reached World No.1 in January 2010 at just 22 years of age, becoming the youngest player to do so for 26 years. Ashour won his first major professional title in 2007, defeating David Palmer in the Canadian Squash Classic.
He followed up his Canadian Squash Classic win by winning the Kuwait Open the same year, beating compatriot Amr Shabana to win.
2012 was the pinnacle of Ashour’s career so far. He made the final of every tournament he competed in and won the Qatar World Championship, US Open, Hong Kong Open and Australian Open.
The Egyptian was the first player to win two World Junior Championships and has also won two senior World Championships and Tournament of Champions three times to write his name into the Squash history books.