Ali Farag
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Ali Farag
Ali Farag
Ali Farag 2017.jpg
Country  Egypt
Residence Cairo, Egypt
Born (1992-04-22) April 22, 1992 (age 26)
Cairo, Egypt
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb)
Turned Pro 2009
Retired Active
Plays Right Handed
Coached by Wael Farag, Mike Way, Basem Makram, Karim Darwish
Racquet used Dunlop
Men's singles
Highest ranking No. 2 (April 2018)
Current ranking No. 2 (April 2018)
Title(s) 11
Tour final(s) 8
World Open QF (2015) SF (2017)

Ali Amr Farag, (born April 22, 1992 in Cairo) is a professional squash player who represents Egypt. He reached a career-high world ranking of World No. 2 in ?April 2018.[1] Farag graduated from Harvard University in 2014, with a degree in mechanical engineering. Farag is married to, current World No.3, Nour El Tayeb.

Career

He graduated from Harvard University in May 2014 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Farag also graduated as one of the best squash players in college history, suffering only two defeats in his three years. As a member of Harvard's Varsity Squash Team, Farag won two individual national titles and helped lead Harvard to its first team title in 17 years in 2014. Upon graduating, he has returned to the pro circuit where he has since begun a rapid climb up the world rankings. He was named the PSA Player of the Month in April 2015 for reaching the main draw of the El Gouna Invitational as a qualifier and for winning back-to-back titles in Ireland. Farag is known for his sportsmanship and fair play. [2][3]

Personal Life

He is married to fellow squash professional Nour El Tayeb and the pair set a new record becoming the first married couple to both win the same major title on the same day after winning the US Open in 2017.[4]

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