MATTHEW KARWALSKI WINS NSC SUPER SATELLITE NO5

Karwalski, from Newcastle in New South Wales, battled through to the second PSA Tour final of his career without dropping a game. 
 
His unseeded opponent Andrew Wagih Shoukry upset two seeds en-route to his second Tour final in just over a year. Included in the 18-year-old Egyptian's scalps was Kamran Khan, the Malaysian son of the legendary Pakistani Jansher Khan who upset Australian favourite Mike Corren in the opening round.
 
The 23-year-old Australian ultimately prevailed to win the second PSA title of his career.
 
Semi-finals:
Andrew Wagih Shoukry (EGY) bt [8] Ivan Yuen (MAS) 13-15, 10-12, 11-4, 11-7, 11-8
[2] Matthew Karwalski (AUS) bt [6] Elvinn Keo (MAS) 11-5, 11-7, 11-7
 
Quarter-finals:
Andrew Wagih Shoukry (EGY) bt Kamran Khan (MAS) 14-12, 11-3, 11-6
[8] Ivan Yuen (MAS) bt [3] Muhd Asyraf Azan (MAS) 11-8, 11-6, 13-11
[6] Elvinn Keo (MAS) bt [4] Nafzahizam Adnan (MAS) 11-8, 10-12, 11-3, 11-9
[2] Matthew Karwalski (AUS) bt [5] Zac Alexander (AUS) 13-11, 11-8, 11-8
 
1st round:
Kamran Khan (MAS) bt [1] Mike Corren (AUS) 9-11, 10-12, 11-6, 11-4, 11-3
Andrew Wagih Shoukry (EGY) bt [7] Karim AGA Samy (EGY) 9-11, 11-5, 11-7, 11-9
[3] Muhd Asyraf Azan (MAS) bt [Q] Josh Cardwell (AUS) 11-9, 11-9, 11-3
[8] Ivan Yuen (MAS) bt Choong Kam Hing (MAS) 12-10, 11-6, 11-8
[6] Elvinn Keo (MAS) bt [Q] Luke Forster (AUS) 11-7, 11-7, 8-11, 12-10
[4] Nafzahizam Adnan (MAS) bt [Q] Ahmed Hawas (EGY) 11-2, 12-10, 11-3
[5] Zac Alexander (AUS) bt Rex Hedrick (AUS) 11-2, 11-3, 5-11, 11-6
[2] Matthew Karwalski (AUS) bt [Q] Basem Makram (EGY) 11-1, 12-10, 11-3
 
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NSC Super Satellite No5, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Final:

[2] Matthew Karwalski (AUS) bt Andrew Wagih Shoukry (EGY) 8-11, 11-5, 11-9, 3-11, 11-7

 

Second seeds Matthew Karwalski celebrated success in the NSC Super Squash Satellite No5 after a 8-11 11-5 11-9 3-11 11-7 triumph over Andrew Wagih Shoukry of Egypt in the final of the Tour event at the Bukit Jalil National Squash Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.