From Squash Magazine
The finals of the 2019 FS Investments U.S. Open came within a half-inch of duplicating the 2017 edition, with the wife and husband team of Nour El Tayeb & Ali Farag again almost pulling off the historic double of a married couple winning the same title on the same day.
El Tayeb, dubbed the Black Widow, comfortably wove a web of deception and feathery flicks to a 2-0 lead against Nouran Gohar. But in the third game, she stiffened. She seemed to lose zip and was late on the ball. Gohar began to alternate her paint-peeling, blistering drives with some clever shot-making—especially her backhand boast. Still, El Tayeb, after saving a game ball at 10-9, had a match ball up […]