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Marwan ElShorbagy

ElShorbagy Withdraws from Grasshopper Cup

World No.10 Marwan ElShorbagy has withdrawn from next week’s Grasshopper Cup.

As a result of his withdrawal, India’s World No.11 Saurav Ghosal replaces ElShorbagy as the No.8 seed and receives a bye into the second round.

Frenchman Mathieu Castagnet was due to play Ghosal in round one, but he will now play England’s Chris Simpson, who moves into the draw.

Revised Main Draw – 2019 Grasshopper Cup
[1] Mohamed ElShorbagy (EGY) (bye)
Borja Golan (ESP) v [9/16] James Willstrop (ENG)
[9/16] Zahed Salem (EGY) v George Parker (ENG)
[6] Miguel Rodriguez (COL) (bye)
[5] Karim Abdel Gawad (EGY) (bye)
[WC] Dimitri Steinmann (SUI) v [9/16] Max Lee (HKG)
[9/16] Daryl Selby (ENG) v Cameron Pilley (AUS)
[4] Simon Rösner (GER) (bye)
[3] Tarek Momen (EGY) (bye)
Chris Simpson (ENG) v [9/16] Mathieu Castagnet (FRA)
[9/16] Declan James (ENG) v Eain Yow Ng (MAS)
[8] Saurav Ghosal (IND) (bye)
[7] Mohamed Abouelghar (EGY) (bye)
Nicolas Mueller (SUI) v [9/16] Tsz Fung Yip (HKG)
[9/16] Joel Makin (WAL) v Gregoire Marche (FRA)
[2] Ali Farag (EGY) (bye)

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